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* Describe causes and consequences of the Crusades. How did it impact Europe?
-The Crusades were caused by the Catholic church trying to regain control in the middle east.
They also wanted to free eastern Christians from Islamic rule. They wa
HIST 1121 QUIZ #4
Explain the culture of the Medieval Knight. What were the roles of pages and
squires? Why were Knights generally drawn from the middle-upper classes?
-The culture of a medieval knights usually followed that of the king or lord that he
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Explain the history of the Mongol invasion of Europe and Asia. Who was Genghis Khan?
What made them such effective warriors?
-The Mongols wanted more territory and land. Europe and Asia became a focal point for them.
Their terror came in from the east,
HIST 1121 QUIZ #3
Identify the major political, economic, and religious differences between Western
Europe and its Byzantine counterpart.
-In Western Europe, politically they relied on a feudal system for military help while in
Byzantium they used a famil
Describe the Golden Age of Athens and the writings of Pericles, Socrates, Plato,
-The Golden Age of Athens was a time of new ideas, leaders, and thinkers. It was nicknamed the
Age of Pericles because he was the leader during this period. Peri
Describe the culture and military training in ancient Sparta. How did they differ
-The Spartans had a militaristic culture. Their whole purpose of life and their society was
based on war. There was a system of strict control. The gover
* Describe the cultures of the Hittites, Assyrians, Babylonians, and Persians.
-The Hittite people settled in what is present day Turkey. They spoke Ugaritic language, which
was a bridge language between cuneiform and the alphabet, and were the dominant p
HIST 1121 QUIZ 1#
Describe the geographical isolation of ancient Egypt. How did it both hurt and
help? Who were the Hyksos? What was the Book of the Dead? What was the
purpose of pyramid-building?
-Egypt was geographically isolated from the rest of the wo