midtermhist213review - 1. Which Roman General briefly...

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troops in 55 B.C.? 2. Why did the Romans make their military forays into Britain in 55  and 54 B.C.? 3. What factors contributed to the rapid conquest of southern  Britain in 43 A.D.? 4. Who led the revolt of the Iceni in 61 A.D.? 5. Why was Agricola was unable bring the whole of Brita           in  under Roman rule? 6. Which Roman Emperor campaigned in Britain and constructed  a wall across the Northumbrian moors from Carlisle to  Newcastle? 7. Which Roman Emperor, in the early third century, pushed the  Roman conquest of Britain into the far north of Scotland? 8. How long did the Roman occupation of Britain last? 9. What were some of the benefits of Roman rule in Britain? 10. Who was Vortigern, and why did he invite Jutish and  Saxon mercenaries to fight for him and his people? 11. Who were Hengist and Horsa? 12. Which Kingdoms were founded by the Angles in the old  territory of the Brigantes? 13. What is the Sutton-Hoo treasure? 14. What was the role of the Witan in Anglo-Saxon society? 15. In 597, which visitor came to the court of Aethelbert of  Kent? 16. Which factors may have predisposed Aethelbert of Kent  to accept a new religion? 17. What momentous change took place in the Kingdom of  Northumbria during the reign of King Edwin? 18.
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HIST 213 taught by Professor Hudson during the Fall '06 term at Texas A&M.

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