Flashcards in Study This One Deck (30):
Where was the first major trading outpost located?
The Russian missionaries in search of the worlds true religion were mostly influenced by what?
The Hagia Sophia
What group of people came to dominate Russia and insisted on a high tribute being paid?
What is Ivan III most known for?
Ending Mongolian rule of Russia
Turkish slaves are referred to as what?
Who was the individual who united the Mongolian clans?
What was the Mongolian dynasty in China called?
The yuan dynasty
Who conquered China for the Mongolians?
The white dude (Marco Polo) who visited the Khan in Beijing and brought back stories to Europe led to what?
Curiosity, exploration, and increased trade
What didn't Mongolian power come from?
Japan comes from a word that means what?
Land of the rising sun
Who led the victorious forces at the battle of tours?
The king and queen that wanted to rid their country of all Muslims is known as what?
Who brought Christianity to the franks?
What is a synonym for serf?
What did knights most commonly trade military service for?
During the reconquista, who was driven out of Spain?
How did the bubonic plague spread across Asia?
Rats and Mongolians
Western Europe was reunited for the first time after the fall of the Roman Empire under who?
What event marks the end of the Middle Ages?
The end of the Hundred Years' War
Who were the most effective fighters at the battles of crecy, Poitiers, and agincourt?
English long bow men
About what portion of France's population belonged to the first and second estates?
Who was the nationally assembly originally established by?
The third estate
The "scorched earth policy" was used by who?
Russian troops as Napoleon invaded Russia
The economic hardships that France faced in the late 1700s were largely due to long, costly hostilities between France and who?
Napoleon sold the Louisiana territory to the U.S. for all of the following except what?
To punish the sugar growers in saint domingue
What years were the Renaissance?
1300s - 1600s
The intellectual and cultural movement known as humanism arose from the study of what?
Classical Greek and roman culture
What does utopia mean?