Unit 1
Unit 2
Unit 3
Unit 4
Big Ideas
100

Which TWO major goods were produced in Song China?

Silk

Porcelain

Gunpowder 

100

What is the name of network of historical trade routes across Eurasia, connecting east Asia with the Mediterranean Sea?

The Silk Road

100

What religion were the Gunpowder Empires?

Islam (Muslim)

100

Name ONE good that went from the Old World to the New World in the Columbian Exchange.

Sugar, Coffee, Rice, Wheat, Cows, Pigs, etc.

100

What are the 3 parts of a thesis statement?

Argument/Stance

Time Period

Roadmap/Reasons

200

What are the three main universalizing religions?

(Universalizing: you can convert to them)

Buddhism, Christianity, Islam

200

What is an example of something that is spread along trade routes that is NOT a food or product?

Religion, education, disease, etc.

200

What are the three Gunpowder Empires?

Ottoman, Safavid, Mughal

200

Name ONE maritime empire and the lands they claimed in the New World.

Spain- Central/South America

Portugal- Brazil

England- 13 Colonies/Canada

France- Canada/Louisiana

Netherlands- New York

200

What are TWO main causes of leaders/governments being overthrown?

300

What is Chinese political philosophy that was used in ancient and imperial China to justify the rule of the King or Emperor of China in the Dynastic Cycle?

Mandate of Heaven

300

What are the TWO main goods traded along the Trans-Saharan Trade Routes?

Gold and Salt

300

What is the Reformation?

The splitting of the Christian/Catholic Church.

300

What is the name of the line that split the land of the New World between Spain and Portugal?

Treaty of Tordesillas 

300

What is a syncretic religion AND what is an example of one?

A religion blended from two or more religions.

Sikhism / Vodou

400

Which group of people did Buddhism appeal to AND why?

Lower classes- it was an escape from the Caste System.

400

What is the name of the Chinese dynasty that was ruled by the Mongols?

Yuan Dynasty

400

What was Martin Luther's main grievance with the Pope?

The sale of indulgences. 

400

What is mercantilism?

An economic system that is based on the idea of a country exporting more than they import, usually at the detriment to the colony and benefit to the mother country.

400

What does SPICE-T stand for? 

All parts must be correct.

Social, Political, Interactions, Culture, Economic, Technology

500

Which societies do each of these social structures represent? (Left- Highest, Right- Lowest)

1) Emperor - Gov Officials/Warriors - Farmers - Craftspeople - Merchants/Traders

2) King - Nobles - Knights - Peasants

1) China (Song China)

2) Europe (Feudal Europe)

500

What are two CULTURAL impacts of trade routes from 1200-1450?

Spread of language, culture, cultural diffusion, etc. 

500

Give TWO examples of rulers and how they used architecture to legitimize their rule. 

Louis XIV- Versailles

Peter the Great- St. Petersburg

500

How did Tokugawa Japan differ from previous dynasties?

Banned Europeans (aside from the Dutch)

Samurai became bureaucrats

Christianity was outlawed

Japan self-isolated

500

What are two major IMPACTS of the Columbian Exchange?

European population growth

Decimation of African and American populations

Cultural diffusion (religion, languages)

Etc.


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