Midterm 2 review (Western Civ. Hist. 100)

Midterm 2 review (Western Civ. Hist. 100) - kingdoms, and...

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History 100, Mid-term #2 Review Sheet M. Alexander, L. Higgins, J. Nichols. Spring 2008 This is a review sheet for a 50-minute test you will take on Wednesday, 3/19. All you need to bring for the test is a pen. The test will cover the material in the textbook in chapters 3 through 8 (inclusive). The Golden Ass and the two lives of Charlemagne will also be covered. I. Be prepared to fill in geographical terms from your list of terms for chapters 3-8 (inclusive) from this map: http://iam.classics.unc.edu/map/download/m1_general_blank.pdf II. Be prepared to use the list of terms for chapters 3-8 (inclusive) in a fill-in-the-blank section. III. Be prepared to answer one of the following three questions in an essay. None of these questions will appear on the test, but if you can answer these, you will be well prepared to write on the topics that will appear. Provide examples to substantiate the points that you make. A. Compare the processes by which the empire of Alexander the Great, the Hellenistic
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Unformatted text preview: kingdoms, and the Roman empire were created. B. How would you rate the quality of life in the Roman Empire, to judge by the Golden Ass ? C. What does it mean to say that the Roman Empire fell? When did this happen, if it did? Be sure to distinguish between various parts of the Empire. To what extent did the Roman Empire survive after its so-called fall? D. What historical factors account for the rapid spread of Christianity? What historical factors account for the rapid spread of Islam? E. Be prepared to define and describe feudalism. F. Be prepared to define and describe manorialism. G. What are the major political entities (kingdoms, empires, caliphates, etc.) that existed in Europe in the medieval period? H. Describe the relationship between the citizen and the state in the various epochs that we have studied in the second part of the course (since the first mid-term). (The Golden Ass and the two lives of Charlemagne may be relevant here.)...
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