Ming Dynasty and B. Warehouses. C. Essay

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1. Commercial cities that served as meeting points between distant cultures are called: a. way stations. b. warehouses. c. entrepôts. d. shipping centers. e. nodes. 2. Cairo and Alexandria in Egypt: a. did not need to provide protection for merchants as most trade came by land rather than by sea. b. established a commercial law apart from religion so that all people could participate in trade. c. had Muslim and Jewish trading firms that worked as close partners in trade. d. established a state bank so that the royal family could earn a share of trading profits by lending out money. e. became successful by specializing only in the trade of silks. 3. In the Chinese city of Quanzhou: a. state…show more content…
12. The most powerful empire in Southeast Asia between the tenth and thirteenth centuries was: a. the Viet Cong. b. the Angkors. c. the Burmese. d. the Khmers. e. the Malaysians. 13. Because of the proximity to Malayan tropical produce, which city became a very international city in which traders from India, Java, and China gathered? a. Kuala Lumpur b. Singapore c. Malacca d. Bangkok e. Mekong 14. After the collapse of the Carolingian Empire, what was the most important political change? a. the subjugation of the peasantry to the knightly class b. the claim of the popes to political authority c. the consolidation of political power by monarchies d. the growing political influence of wealthy merchants e. the waning political power of increasingly independent monasteries 15. The Christian saint who taught townsfolk in Europe about repentance and the daily contemplation of the sufferings of Christ and his mother Mary was: a. Francis of Assisi. b. Thomas Aquinas. c. Augustine of Hippo. d. Averroës. e. Benedict. 16. All of the following concerning the Crusades are true except: a. Most knights returned home after capturing Jerusalem, leaving Crusader kingdoms poorly defended. b. The Christian forces were stretched thin and had poor supply lines. c. The long-term effect of the Crusades was to harden Muslim feelings against the millions of non-western

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