HUM 335 Test # 2 - Quiz II This Test has a 1 hour timer.The...

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Quiz II This Test has a 1 hour timer.The elapsed time appears at the bo A 1 minute warning will be displayed. This Test allows 2 attempts. This is attempt number 1. This Test can be saved and resumed later.
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Question Completion Status: 1 2 3 4 5 21 22 23 24 25 Question 1 4 points Save What group, the second most important culture that contributed enormously to early Spanish civilization, invaded the Iberian Peninsula in the year 711? Question 2 4 points Save Spanish Muslims contributed greatly to Spanish civilization. They
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Question 2 4 points Save brought cotton, rice, sugar cane, palm trees, Arabian horses, paper, algebra, Arabic numerals, and the concept of zero to the Iberian Peninsula. Today, these products and ideas are known the world over, but what most people do not realize is that one quarter (25%) of _____ is of Arabic origin. Question 3 4 points Save What did the Muslims call the Iberian
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Question 3 4 points Save Peninsula and what did it mean? Question 4 4 points Save Like the Muslims, the Visigoths had also invaded, conquered and settled (on) the Iberian Peninsula, but by the time the Muslims invaded in 711, the Visigoths were very much a part of permanent Spanish society, and indeed had secured its own dominance, mostly because they were strong warriors. Nonetheless there was one outstanding flaw that caused the Visigoths' stronghold on the Iberian Peninsula to be loosed by the Muslims who exploited it. What was this? The Visigoths' dominance on the Iberian Peninsula was weak because they had not established strong and stable institutions. They spent too much time fighting among themselves for power. The Visigoth's religious convictions (Christianity versus Arian Christianity) were dividing the many tribes. The Visigoths were very much
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still entrenced in the building/development of the concept of an absolute monarchy. The Visigoths were not truly certain they wished to remain forever on the Iberian Peninsula and in fact many of them, by the year 711, had begun to relocate to what is present-day Italy. Question 5 4 points Save At the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, Gibraltar is located, a British territory. The name 'Gibral tar' comes from "Tariq ibn Zyad" in the form of 'Jabal Tariq' which means 'mountain or rock of Tariq.' Who was Tariq?
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Question 5 4 points Save Question 6 4 points Save Our text (HLC) informs us that "the Hispanic lower classes" were apathetic or mostly indifferent to the Muslim invasion, and this is one of the three issues that contributed
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Question 6 4 points Save ultimately, by all appearances, to a full Muslim takeover of the Iberian Peninsula. Why would this be? The Hispanic people had been subjected to hundreds of years of waves of invasions and conquests by different cultures. Remember that
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course HUM 41431 taught by Professor Dorothygaylor during the Spring '10 term at CSU San Bernardino.

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