Quiz 1 - b) The empires masterful deployment of naval power...

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HIST 100: Western Civilization Sections 001 and 002 Quiz 1, September 15, 2008 Prof. Nicholas Wolf 30 minutes **Write all answers in your bluebook** Part 1, Multiple Choice : Please select the correct answer from the following choices. 1. All of the following peoples spoke a Semitic language EXCEPT: a) Phoenicians b) Hebrews c) Greeks d) Assyrians 2. In the ancient world, Phoenicia was known for its native production and supply of (SELECT all that apply): a) purple dyes b) locally-mined raw metals like copper and tin c) timber for shipmaking d) finished goods such as bowls and cloth 3. All of the following are kings associated with the Hebrew period of expansion, building projects, and conflict with the Philistines after 1000 B.C.E. EXCEPT: a) David b) Moses c) Solomon d) Saul 4. The Persian empire that arose in the 5 th and 6 th centuries B.C.E. was distinguished by (SELECT all that apply): a) The use of deportation and assimilation in its treatment of conquered civilians
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Unformatted text preview: b) The empires masterful deployment of naval power and merchant trade c) Imperial tolerance of local religious practices and political officials d) The emergence of a monotheistic, ethically-based religion known as Zoroastrianism 5. Greek slavery was characterized by all of the following EXCEPT: a) A restriction on citizen rights to free (non-slave) individuals b) Debt servitude and slavery arising out of human collateral c) Large-scale use of slaves to fuel a Greek cash crop economy d) The ability of slaves to purchase their freedom [CONTINUED ON BACK . . .] Part 2, Short Answers: Select TWO of the following terms and explain their significance in a half-dozen or so fact-filled sentences each (about 1-2 paragraphs per term). Include both an explanation of what the term means as well as its historical importance. Polis Phoenician alphabet Monotheism Library of Nineveh Cleisthenes Sicily...
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