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which of the following was not a symptom of decline in the arabic caliphite by 1400

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which of the following was not a symptom of decline in the arabic caliphite by 1400

the decline of the Surfis

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Which of the following statements concerning arabic trade after 1100 is most accurate

although arabic trade was reduced, muslims remained active in world markets

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3

What of the following statements concerning the political fragmentation of the arabic world in the 1400s is most accurate

after the fall of the abassid caliphate the emerging ottoman empire soon mastered most of the land of the old caliphate plus the byzantine corner

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Which of the following statements concerning the ottoman empire is most accurate

turkish rulers didnt promote maritime trade as vigorously had the arabs

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what area represented a new conquest for the ottoman empire in the late 1400s

Mesopotamia

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which of the following statements concerning the ottoman empire is most accurate

Turkish rulers promoted trade more actively than their arab predecessors

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Which of the following civilizations first attempted to fill the commercial vacuum

China

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What Chinese dynasty succeeded the Mongol Yuan dynasty?

Ming

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What was the innovation launched by the ming dynasty

mounting huge, state-sponsored trading expeditions throughout Asia and beyond.

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What Admiral commanded chinas great overseas expedations between 1405 and 1433

general zhenghe

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Which of the following was not a reason used by the ming dynasty to halt the trading expeditions

the tech inferiority of chinese ships and navigations

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Which of the following statements concerning the cessation of state sponsored trade by the ming dynasty is most accurate

The end of international trade signaled a general decentralization of government in ming china

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13

Which of the following was not a contributing factor to the economic crises of the 14th century

withdrawal from the global trading network

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What proportion of the european population died as a result of the 14th century plauge

1/3rd

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15

Which of the following was not a source of western dynamism in the 14th and 15th century

Two centuries of peace among the major European nations

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In which region of Europe did the renaissance culture begin

Italy

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In comparison to medieval culture renaissance culture was

more concerned with things of the earthly world.

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Which of the following was not one of the reasons that Italy emerged as the center of the early renaissance

Italy was spared the black plauge due to its geographic location

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Along with Italy a key center for change in the 14th and 15th centuries was

The Iberian Peninsula

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20

What was unique about the development of states in the iberian peninsula

Spain and Portugal developed effective new governments with a special sense of religious mission and religious support

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What was the western response to the problems of international trade that they experienced in the 1400

western nations began explorations of alternative routes to asia that would bypass the mid east and muslim realms

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The Key theme of polynesian culture from the 7th century to 1400 was

spurts of migration and conquest that implanted Polynesian culture beyond the initial base in the Society Islands

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Which of the following was not characteristic of Hawaiian culture

Urbanization

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Which of the following statements is most accurate

because of internal weakness both the inca and the aztec empires were receding and might not have survived even if the europeans didn't arrive

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Which of the following was not a result of the european contact with sub Saharan Africa after 1500

Regional kingdoms lost all influence in West Africa and were replaced by European governments.

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