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1 Chapter 13 – The Byzantine Empire 1. What areas were included in the Byzantine Empire? 2. Describe the bureaucracy of the Byzantine Empire. 3. Describe the theme system and compare the concept to another from the classical period. 5. Which of the following was NOT a reason for the selection of Constantinople as the Byzantine capital? a) It allowed for control of the Bosporus Strait. b) It was located only a short distance from the previous capital of Rome. c) It was at the crossroads of trade from Europe, Asia & Africa d) It was in close proximity to the Sasanid Empire. e) It was selected to be close to rival Germanic groups. 4. What is the significance of the Byzantine Bezant?

2 Chapter 14 – The Expansive Realm of Islam 1. How are the Hadith and the Analects similar? 2. Over what topic did Sunni and Shia Muslims disagree? 3. What made Sufis such effective missionaries of the Muslim faith? 5. Discuss the economics of the Islamic world during the post-classical period. 4. How did the role of women change as a result of the Quran?

3 Chapter 15 – The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia 1.Evaluate the goals and success of the equal- field system during the Tang Dynasty. Distribution of Wealth (2004) China 10% of pop. possess 2.4% of the countrys wealth 10% of pop. possess 31.4% of the wealth Distribution of Wealth (2007) United States 10% of pop. possess 2% of the countrys wealth 10% of pop. possess 30% of the wealth

4 Chapter 15 – The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia 2. What was the economic significance of the Grand Canal of the Sui Dynasty?

5 Chapter 15 – The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia 3. This 6 th Century C.E. statue complex in China is evidence of what?

6 Chapter 15 – The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia

7 Chapter 15 – The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia 4. How did the fall of the Han Dynasty encourage the introduction of new, non-Chinese schools of thought, such as Buddhism, into China?

8 Chapter 15 – The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia 7. What cultural developments in Heian Japan reflected a Chinese influence? 5. Provide some reasoning why segments of the Chinese population would be skeptical of the Buddhist influence into China. 6. Provide commentary for the following concrete detail: China influenced the cultures of both Korea and Vietnam during the post-Classical period.

9 Chapter 15 – The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia Post-Classical China

10 Chapter 16 – India and the Indian Ocean Basin What makes a faith attractive to a group of people?

11 Chapter 16 – India and the Indian Ocean Basin Provide historical reasoning why Sehwan in Sindh Province is a stronghold for Sufism in Pakistan?

12 Chapter 16 – India and the Indian Ocean Basin How are extremists, such as the Taliban, able to control and influence a large portion of the population in Pakistan?

13 Chapter 16 – India and the Indian Ocean Basin A. What makes a faith attractive to a group of people? B. Provide historical reasoning why Sehwan in Sindh Province is a stronghold for Sufism in Pakistan? C. How are extremists, such as the Taliban, able to control and influence a large portion of the population in Pakistan?

14 Chapter 16 – India and the Indian Ocean Basin 1. Why was Harshas approach to governing northern India unsuccessful? 2. In what three ways did Islam enter the Indian subcontinent? 3. The Sultanate of Delhi set the stage for the creation of what modern country? 4. Explain how The Chola Kingdom was similar to Classical India.

15 Chapter 16 – India and the Indian Ocean Basin 5. What impact did the Kingdom of Vijayanagar have on the Hindu faith? 6. Connect the following ideas: irrigation systems of India & Hinduism 7. What economic impact did an increase in maritime trade have on the Indian subcontinent? 8. The western half of the Indian Ocean trading zone was dominated by what two groups?

16 Chapter 16 – India and the Indian Ocean Basin 10. How did the spread of Islam affect the caste system in India? 11. How did cross-cultural trade affect the caste system? 12. How did the Brahmin philosopher Shankara blend Hinduism with Greek philosophy? 9. The monuments of Angkor are evidence of what two influences?

17 Chapter 18 – Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration 2. How was Chinggis (Genghis) Khan able to effectively unite the Mongols? Chinggis Khan 1.Compare the Mongols to other groups we have studied in the course. (any time period)

18 3. How did the Mongols differ in their bureaucratic approach to Persia & China versus Russia & Central Asia? Bureaucratic Administration - Persia (Khanate of Persia) – Allowed Persians to administer government by serving as ministers, provincial governors and state officials. - China (Yuan) – Imported administrators from outside China due to attitude toward the Chinese. Military Administration - Russia (Golden Horde) – Maintained army on the steppes in order to obtain tribute. - Central Asia (Khanate of Chagatai) – weakest of 4 Khanates and was absorbed into other Khanates. Ruled over nomadic people through the use of the military.

19 Chapter 18 – Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration 4. Describe the status and role of women in Mongol society. How does their status/role compare to previous examples of women?

20 Chapter 18 – Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration 6. Describe the relationship between the Mongols and the Chinese. What factors account for this relationship? 5. What impact did the public conversion to Islam by Ilkhan Ghazan of Persia have on the Ilkhanate? Compare his conversion to other examples that we have studied.

21 Chapter 18 – Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration 7. To what areas did both Turks and Mongols extend their authority during the Postclassical Period? 8. To what areas did the Mongols unsuccessfully attempt to extend their authority during the Postclassical Period? Mongol fleet overcome by typhoon winds in route to Japan

22 Mongols Today

23 Chapter 19 – States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa 2. Based on the geography of Africa, speculate why the West African Kingdoms existed where they did. 1. To what regions of Africa did Islam spread to initially? The Geography of Africa – pg.489 CIA World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ 3. Based on the geography of Africa, speculate why the Swahili city-states existed where they did. 4. What impact has this trend of interaction had on modern-day Africa?

24 Chapter 19 – States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa 2. What factors encouraged the adoption of Islam in areas where Christianity had dominated prior? 1. What effect did the importation of bananas and other items have for African society? 3. How were the Swahili city-states able to acquire wealth during the 11 th and 12 th centuries? 4. How are age-grades similar to the castes of Hinduism? 5. What factors account for the slave trading that took place in Africa starting in the 9 th century?


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