The Age Of Constantine And The Germanic Invasions

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  • 1. 
    Why did the Mediterranean change from a crossroads to a boundary for Eruopeans?0
    • A. 

      Piracy began to be popular

    • B. 

      The sea was wrought with diseases

    • C. 

      Muslim invaders took over the area

    • D. 

      The emperor stopped trade with the east

  • 2. 
    What was the results of the Franks' defeat of the Muslims at Poitier?
    • A. 

      The Muslims' retreat from all European territory

    • B. 

      The decree that in France must pay tribute to the king

    • C. 

      The spread of Christianity to Muslim-controlled lands

    • D. 

      The Franks' consolidation of power over Western Europe

  • 3. 
    Why did many Germanic people migrate toward the Roman Empire?
    • A. 

      To flee the Huns

    • B. 

      To escape disease

    • C. 

      To plant on fertile land

    • D. 

      To spread their religion

  • 4. 
    What decision of Constantine's shifted the Roman Empire's focus to the East?
    • A. 

      To officially recognize Christianity

    • B. 

      To trade with the people of Asia

    • C. 

      To send explorers to the Black Sea

    • D. 

      To move the capital to Constantinople

  • 5. 
    What did the Anglo-Saxons do in the land they conquered?
    • A. 

      Altered the form of government

    • B. 

      Traded with those who lived there

    • C. 

      Forced their religion on the country

    • D. 

      Imposed their language and culture

  • 6. 
    What belief did Saint Augustine counter in City of God?
    • A. 

      That death from the Plague was a punishment for sin

    • B. 

      That poverty was necessary for one to get into heaven

    • C. 

      That Christians should use force to spread their religion

    • D. 

      That the Roman collapse was caused by neglect of pagan rites

  • 7. 
    Why did Emperor Justinian invade Italy?
    • A. 

      To obtain slaves

    • B. 

      To increase his wealth

    • C. 

      To reunify the empire

    • D. 

      To spread Christianity

  • 8. 
    The Byzantine Empire outlasted the Roman Empire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What brought about Europe's shift in focus from the cities to the countryside?
    • A. 

      Rulers ordered peasants to move out of the cities.

    • B. 

      Farmers discovered areas of good soil for planting.

    • C. 

      Invaders made the cities too dangerous for families.

    • D. 

      The elite built homes in the country to protect themselves.