(A) Because a wide variety of communities, from Europe to East Asia, had to be linked by them
(B) Eurasia was where most goods were produced
(C) Europeans did not yet know how to build roads.
(D) Russian tsars built all these routes using forced labor.
(E) Trade routes were not well develped at all in Eurasia.
(A) Across all societies, women were subservient to men to the same degree.
(B) In some societies, women enjoyed more rights than in others.
(C) Because of the widespread worship of the mother goddess, in most societies, women were politically dominant.
(D) Organized religions tended to strengthen gender equality.
(E) The emergence of agriculture weakened gender division of labor.
(A) the assimilation of a minority ethnic group into a larger, more homogeneous population
(B) the splitting of the atom
(C) the conquering of one civilizaiton by a much more powerful one
(D) the spread of foods, trade goods, concepts, norms, practices, and inventions among different peoples
(E) none of the above
(A) It usually opposed the monarchy's goals.
(B) It worked in the interests of its constituents, the peasants
(C) It tended to assist monarchs with such tasks as political administration and defense
(D) The aristocracy is another word for the monarchy, so it acted as king.
(E) The aristocracy was an early middle class.
(A) the city-state of Sparta
(B) republican Rome
(C) the Mauryan Empire under Ashoka's rule
(D) the Far East
(E) the Mediterranean Region
I. Because farming meant that land needed to be protected.
II. Because the society was nomadic and thus more vulnerable to attack.
III. Because urban areas were built up that needed to be guarded.
IV. Because agriculture led to labor specialization.
(A) I and II only
(B) I, II, and III
(C) I, III, and IV
(D) all of the above
(A) the Silk Road
(B) the Sahara Desert
(C) Main Street USA
(D) the Sahel
(E) the Trans-Siberian
(A) 500,000 and 700,000
(B) 3,000 and 5,000
(C) 2 million and 3 million
(D) 15,000 and 29,000
(E) 1 million and 2 million
(A) humans moved back to Africa
(B) many Germanic and Asiatic peoples moved into Europe
(C) many Europeans moved to Asia to seek a more temperate climate
(D) humans moved out of Africa into Indo-China
(E) Polynesians moved to mainland Asia