HST 276 Week 1 Week One Knowledge Check
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The cultural center of Western Europe in the 10th and 11th centuries was
Naples in southern Italy under the Fatimid Dynasty.
Cordoba in Spain under the Umayyad Dynasty.
Athens in Greece under the Saljuq Dynasty.
None of these answers are correct.
One of the most important developments in the eastern half of the Islamic world between 1000 and 1500 C.E. was
the growing popularity of Hindu ideas among lower class Muslims.
the violent invasions of the region by the Mongols and their successors.
the collapse of long-distance trade and the return to local self-sufficiency.
All of these answers are correct.
Which of the following is the correct chronological order for civilizations in central Mexico?
Aztec, Toltec Teotihuacán
Teotihuacán, Toltec, Aztec
Toltec, Teotihuacán, Aztec
Toltec, Aztec, Teotihuacán
Shi’ites made up a significant part of the population in all of the following areas except
Difficulties confront scholars trying to understand the ancient civilizations of the Americas because
Andean civilizations never developed writing.
Mesoamerican civilizations never developed writing.
Andean writing displays a pro-Spanish bias.
the writing systems have never been deciphered.