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History 101: Western Civilization I Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Aquinas become a patron saint for educational endeavors?

Question 2 2. Why can it be concluded that peasants lived fairly unsanitary lives?

Question 3 3. How did Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica help the Church become a more agile and reflexive body?

Question 4 4. Which of the following explains why alphabets came to replace pictographs in the West?

Question 5 5. The Persians were defeated at Marathon because:

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Question 6 6. Why is it so hard to make generalizations about Greek religion?

Question 7 7. How did the Edict of Milan impact the Christians?

Question 8 8. Which dynasty, ruling from 27 BCE to 68 CE, was the first to rule the Roman Empire?

Question 9 9. How did the rule of Trajan differ from the rule of Nerva?

Question 10 10. Socratic dialogue refers to _____.

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Question 11 11. To promote democracy, Pericles did each of the following, EXCEPT that _____

Question 12 12. Greek tragedy reached its pinnacle in Athens in what century?

Question 13 13. Which of the following wars resulted from the Romans and Carthaginians fighting over ownership of Sicily?

Question 14 14. How did the Mos Maiorum ensure that the Romans would always act in an ethical and righteous manner?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a reason Rome was able to expand its empire?

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Question 16 16. Who wrote Utopia?

Question 17 17. Renaissance art re-introduced the cultures of

Question 18 18. Finding beauty in the individual, cherishing life rather than enduring it, independent thinking, and individual interests are all examples of which of the following?

Question 19 19. What was the ultimate result of the 30 Years' War?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is true concerning Cardinal Richelieu?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following gave German princes the right to choose between Lutheranism and Catholicism?

Question 22 22. What was the difference between the White Guelfs and the Black Guelfs?

Question 23 23. The Little Ice Age_____.

Question 24 24. Who had more soldiers at Crecy in the Hundred Years' War?

Question 25 25. Who did Francisco Pizarro conquer?

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Question 26 26. What is one reason why Raleigh became wealthy?

Question 27 27. Who controlled much of Italy at the close of the Italian Wars?

Question 28 28. Why did Rome's economy strongly suffer when it was attacked by foreign invaders?

Question 29 29. How did the fall of the Roman Empire impact the Roman Catholic Church in the West?

Question 30 30. What was the Golden Age of Islam?

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Question 31 31. For thousands of years, civilization's only hope of victory against horse peoples was _____.

Question 32 32. Experts believe the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution began:

Question 33 33. How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?

Question 34 34. Which of the following is NOT true of Sir Francis Bacon?

Question 35 35. According to Descartes, how do we know that we exist?

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Question 36 36. Galileo's experiments:

Question 37 37. As a practicing Catholic, Emma will participate in several sacraments. According to the Catholic Church, she will need to be baptized, confirmed, etc. to keep her life on a path to salvation. There is one sacrament Emma will not participate in during her lifetime. Which sacrament will NOT be required of Emma?

Question 38 38. Which of the following was NOT an effect of the Council of Trent?

Question 39 39. _____ was an important figure in bringing Protestantism to Switzerland, though he disagreed with much of what Martin Luther believed.

Question 40 40. How were the 2nd and 3rd Councils similar?

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Question 41 41. What evidence is there that the Crusades were about more than regaining the Holy Land from the Muslims?

Question 42 42. During the Crusades, Italian city-states controlled Mediterranean trade and were able to amass great wealth. This prosperity eventually led to which of the following movements?

Question 43 43. What is the most important reason why spurs were vital to the armored knight?

Question 44 44. Who founded the monastery at Cluny?

Question 45 45. Feudalism is a political system based on

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Question 46 46. Which of the following is TRUE about heretics and mendicants?

Question 47 47. The beginning of Greece's Dark Age was marked by _____.

Question 48 48. The civil war leading to the 3rd Century Crisis was prompted by _____.

Question 49 49. Pericles' plan for winning the Peloponnesian War was to _____.

Question 50 50. Why was Brutus relevant in early Roman history?

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