Even after the collapse of the roman empire much that

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9. Even after the collapse of the Roman Empire, much that was classical or Roman persisted in Western Europe because a. the Germanic peoples who conquered the region had already been substantially Romanized.b. despite the Germans bringing their own culture with them, the prestige of things Roman remained high.c. some ambitious Germanic leaders hoped to reconstruct the Roman Empire under theirown rule.d. All of the aboveThe correct answer is d. Even though the Roman Empire was conquered by Germanic tribes with their own distinctive cultures, some features of Roman civilization survived because many Germanic peoples had already been Romanized, the prestige of Rome survived after its fall, and some Germanic leaders hoped to re-create the Roman Empire under their own rule. (See pages 279 and 280 if you are using Ways of the World: A Brief
Chapter 10 “Ways of the World” Online TestGlobal History; see pages 435 and 436 if you are using Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources.) 10 of 2010. Serfs a. was the term commonly used for Christian slaves in Western Europe.b. could be arbitrarily thrown off their land by their masters.c. were the personal property of their masters and because of this were not allowed to live in family units.d. None of the aboveThe correct answer is d. Serfs were not the personal property of their masters, could not be arbitrarily thrown off their land, and were allowed to live in families. But they were bound to their masters' estates as peasant laborers and owed various payments and services to the lord of the manor. (See page 281 if you are using
Ways of the World: A Brief Global History; see page 437 if you are using Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources.)11 of 2011. With regard to the conversion of Western Europe to Christianity,

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