AP World History: 1s
Byzantium: Chapter 12
Explain how the “Theme System” worked. Describe the key parts. Placed an imperial province under jurisdiction of a general. general managed defenses and land was available for the people Emperor places the province under the jurisdiction of a general.
Describe “Iconoclasm” and why Emperor Leo III supported it. destruction of icons
Emperor Leo III Veneration of these religious images was sinful
Why did the Byzantine Emperors create a strong centralized government? Strong centralized government (imperial Power). Power is invested in the Emperor, and he controls the empire.
The Foundations of Christian Society in Western Europe: Chapter 16 a. Examine the invasions that plagued Europe after the fall of Rome. How was Europe influenced by these migrations?
Why did Charlemagne appoint officials known as the missi dominici
Missi dominici envoys of The Lord ruler. They traveled every year to local jurisdictions and reviewed the accounts of local authorities
Compare the role that Christianity played in Western Europe to the role played by Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism in creating political and social unity in the postClassical world.
Discuss the life of a serf living on a manor in early medieval Europe. What could the serfs expect from the nobleman? What opportunities did the serf have? serfs
semi free individuals which owed obligations to the Lords (cultivated lands)
Nomadic Empires and Eurasian IntegrationChapter 17
Examine the role of Genghis Khan played in the expansion of the Mongol Empire. What were the foundations of his success? What was his legacy? First great leader of mongol empire. Uses cavalry/horses to surprise the enemy
Describe the political and economic structures of the Mongol Empire under the Khans
No government, economic or social structure put in place. Khans use an indirect rule. Tribe leaders report to the Khans.
Examine the military campaigns of Kublai Khan and how they impacted the Mongol Empire
Tried to conquer Southeast Asia. Grandson of Genghis Khan.
Western Europe during the High Middle AgesChapter 19
Examine the origins and growth of the Holy Roman Empire. What were its strengths and its main limitations?
Otto becomes emperor in 962 CE. Ongoing conflict between the popes, emperors and the papacy (part of the pope). Both made large claims to the authority of Christian Europe.
Examine the reign of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and describe his relationship with the Catholic Church.
Frederick Barbarossa (also known as "the red beard") has conflicts with the pope. He wanted to control Lombardy (N. Italy). Combine Lombardy with his German holding which would lead to dominate europe in one big state.
Describe the political structure of Italy. (10001500 C.E.) Citystates, Florence, Venice, Bologna, Genoa, Milan. These states were wealthy and dominated Urban districts.
Examine the Norman invasion and explain why it was so successful. 1066, William the Conqueror takes over England on Christmas Day
European Exploration: PortugueseChapter 22 (jasso)
Why did da Gama sail to Calicut in 1498? He carried letters of introduction from the king of portugal as well as cargoes of gold, pearls, wool textiles, bronze ware, iron tools, and other goods that he hoped to exchange for pepper and spices in India. He set up a trading post. Cinnamon and pepper
How were the Portuguese able to dominate trade with Asia? What food products were very important to them?
Important crops included Indian pepper, cloves, and nutmeg.
Why did the Portuguese force merchant ships to pay duties?
to control trade routes by forcing merchant vessels to call at fortified trading sites and pay duties
What was the astrolabe used for? ...
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