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9th Grade SS

2c - Rise and Fall of Great Empires (Test 1/7/16)

A major impact of Ancient Greece and Rome on Western Civilization was that Greek sculpture and Roman architecture were much admired and copied in the 18th and 19th centuries
The Ancient Romans’ most significant contribution to Europe has been in the area of law
An immediate result of the fall of the Roman Empire was a period of disorder and weak central government
The Ancient Athenians are credited with establishing governments that had democratic elements
Both the Ancient Romans and the Ancient Chinese viewed foreigners as barbarians. This is an example of ethnocentrism
A major contribution of the Roman Republic to Western European culture was the concept of government by laws
Which ancient civilization established the basis of western democracy? Greek
The political system of the Ancient Roman Empire was characterized by A strong central government
Which societal condition was basic to the development of Greek philosophy? mass education
Important long-term contributions of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations are primarily found in the area of Government and law
The Ancient Greek city-state of Sparta was a powerful military state
Which societal condition was basic to the development of Greek philosophy and Renaissance art? emphasis on individualism
An influence that spread from the Byzantine Empire to Early Russia was the Orthodox Christian religion
The adoption of the Eastern Orthodox religion and the Cyrillic alphabet by the Russian people occurred as a result of contact with Byzantine culture in the 10th century
One similarity between Axum, Kush, and Nubia was that they were early civilizations in Africa
One similarity between the decline of the Roman Empire and the fall of the Manchu Dynasty was that both initially led to political chaos and decentralization of government
A major contribution of the Roman Empire to Western society was the development of an effective legal system
After the fall of Rome, the eastern portion of the Roman Empire became known as the the Byzantine Empire
Which conclusion can be drawn from a study of the early civilizations of Axum, Kush, Mali and Songhai? these societies had a long and rich history before their first contact with Europeans
A major effect of the decline of the Roman Empire was that Western Europe entered a period of chaos and disorder
Which characteristic was common to the Golden Age of Greece and the Italian Renaissance? prosperity led to the creation of many works of art
During the centuries of dynastic rule, the Chinese rejected other cultures as inferior to their own. This situation illustrates the concept of ethnocentrism
Alexander the Great’s conquests of Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt, and Persia led to the spread of Hellenic culture
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