HST 276 Week 2 Week Two Knowledge Check
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The Magna Carta is considered the cornerstone of modern English law because it
granted legal equality to all subjects, male and female.
recognized the English king as divine-right ruler.
established the principle of one man,one vote in all national elections.
set limits on royal power and insured the right of representation to certain groups in society.
One of the most important results of the Crusades was that
permanent Christian kingdoms were established in the Near East.
the Black Death spread from Europe to Asia.
trade and cultural exchanges with Asia were encouraged.
None of these answers are correct.
The states, city-states, and tribal groups in the lands north of the Sahara after 1000 C.E. were characterized primarily by
prolonged control by a dominant power.
religious instability and regional war.
deep-rooted regionalism and the desire for political independence.
European political control.
As compared to its experience in the early Middle Ages, Europe in the High Middle Ages was
more religiously diverse.
How did the spread of Islam in East Africa tend to differ from the way it spread in Central and West Africa?
East Africa was Islamized by overland routes, while West Africa was converted by sea routes.
East Africa was Islamized by sea routes, while West Africa was converted by overland routes.
West Africa was never Islamized as was East Africa.
East Africa was converted by force and West Africa by choice.