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CROSS TOPICAL

1. In the Ancient Kingdom of Mali and in the Roman Republic, an important feature of life was the development of codified laws.
2. Which statement best explains the periods to the Gupta Empire of India the Golden Age of Greece, and the Renaissance in Italy? A combination of wealth and a time of relative peace often lead to cultural achievements.
3. One way in whichMedieval European society, Latin American colonial society, and society in imperial china were similar is that each was organized according to a rigid class structure.
4. Which idea did Napoleon Bonaparte, Sun Yat-Sen, and Simone Bolivar have in common? Nationalism.
5. Eighteenth-century Russia and nineteenth-century Japan were similar in that both countries began the process ofmodernization after a long period of isolation
6. Until the 1500’s, China and Japan were similar in that both had little contact with Western European nations
7. During the Middle Ages, Europeans did not eat potatoes or corn because these vegetables had not yet been introduced to Europe from the New World
8. One way in which Medieval European society, Latin American colonial society, and societyin Imperial China were similar is that each was organized according to a rigid class structure
9. The societies of traditional China, Feudal Japan, and Czarist Russia were all characterized by a rigid class structure
10. One similarity between the decline of the Roman Empire and the fall of the Manchu Dynasty was that both initially led to political chaos and decentralization ofgovernment
11. The Japanese feudal system and the Hindu caste system are similar in that both systems developed a rigid class structure
12. Eighteenth-century Russia and nineteenth-century Japan were similar in that both countries began the process of modernization after a long period of isolation
13. Changes in Russia under Peter the Great were most similar to changes that occurred in Japanduring the Meiji Restoration
14. The Tamils in Sri Lanka, the Sikhs in India, and the Zulus in South Africa have all attempted to achieve political separatism
15. Which was characteristic of France under Napoleon’s rule and Germany under Hitler’s rule? authoritarian control and a strong sense of nationalism prevailed
16. A study of the French Revolution and the Russian Revolution of 1917would lead to the conclusion that control of revolutions often shifts from moderates to radicals
17. The French Revolution, the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, and the Communist Revolution in China were similar in that all three were influenced by the peasants’ desire for more land
18. The ancient Greek city-state of Sparta and the Soviet Union under Stalin were similar in that both societieswere powerful military states
19. In China, the building of the Great Wall, the use of the tribute system, and the government’s support of the Boxer Rebellion are examples of attempts by different dynasties to limit foreign influence
20. The French Revolution of 1789 and the Cuban Revolution of 1959 were similar in that both were caused primarily by the failure of the government to meet theneeds of the people
21. The philosophies of Confucius and Mao Zedong both emphasized group rather than individual welfare
22. Japan during the Meiji Restoration was similar to Japan after World War II in that during these periods Japan underwent political reform and economic expansion
23. Since the late 1940’s, India, Northern Ireland, and Israel have faced the common problem of continuedviolent confrontations between different religious groups
24. The events that led to the overthrow of Czar Nicholas II in 1917 and to the forced resignation of Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991 show that economic crises often lead to political change
25. Events in both Eastern Europe in the early 1900’s and in the Soviet Union in the late 1980’s were mainly the result of challenges by ethnic groups...
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