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Final Exam Review . 8 th Grade World History . What is the name of the wealthy people of Rome?. What is the name of the wealthy people of Rome?. A: Patricians. What is the name of the legislative body of patricians?. What is the name of the legislative body of patricians?. A: Senate.

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Final Exam Review

8th Grade World History


What is the name of the wealthy people of Rome?


What is the name of the wealthy people of Rome?

A: Patricians


What is the name of the legislative body of patricians?


What is the name of the legislative body of patricians?

A: Senate


Who demanded representation in ancient Rome and the public display of the Twelve Tables?


Who demanded representation in ancient Rome and the public display of the Twelve Tables?

A: Plebians


What emperor ruled during the Great Fire and burned the Christians?


What emperor ruled during the Great Fire and burned the Christians?

A: Nero


Who was the first emperor of Rome?


Who was the first emperor of Rome?

A: Caesar Augustus


Who was a great reformer and became dictator of Rome?


Who was a great reformer and became dictator of Rome?

A: Julius Caesar


Name three of Charlemagne’s accomplishments.


Name three of Charlemagne’s accomplishments.

  • Conquered the Saxons

  • Spread Christianity in Western Europe

  • Built churches and schools

  • Brought relative peace and prosperity to the Franks


What was the PaxRomana?


What was the PaxRomana?

A: Period of relative peace and prosperity in the Roman Empire


List three characteristics of the Middle Ages in Europe.


List three characteristics of the Middle Ages in Europe.

  • War and violence

  • Oaths and Pledges between vassals

  • Feudalism


What was the name of the wars fought to reclaim Jerusalem for Christendom?


What was the name of the wars fought to reclaim Jerusalem for Christendom?

A: Crusades


List three consequences of the Bubonic Plague.


List three consequences of the Bubonic Plague.

  • Brought about the end of serfdom

  • People lost respect for the nobles and clergy

  • Wages increased for laborers


How did the Ancient Romans influence the U.S. Constitution?


How did the Ancient Romans influence the U.S. Constitution?

  • Balance of Powers

  • Republican form of government

  • Senate in the legislative branch

  • International Law


Define excommunication.


Define excommunication.

A: To be excluded from the Church


Name one of the tenets of the Magna Carta.


Name one of the tenets of the Magna Carta.

  • The king is subject to the law as well

  • Nobles should be tried by a jury of their peers

  • Nobles should be consulted before taxes are raised


What is land granted to a lord by king called?


What is land granted to a lord by king called?

A: Fief


What king put his seal on the Magna Carta?


What king put his seal on the Magna Carta?

A: King John


What are the dates of the Middle Ages?


What are the dates of the Middle Ages?

A: 500-1350 C.E.


What is the code of behavior for knights called?


What is the code of behavior for knights called?

A: Chivalry


Who did William the Conqueror defeat in the Battle of Hastings?


Who did William the Conqueror defeat in the Battle of Hastings?

A: Harold the Saxon


What famous cloth depicts the Norman Invasion?


What famous cloth depicts the Norman Invasion?

A: The Bayeux Tapestry


What year was the Battle of Hastings?


What year was the Battle of Hastings?

A: 1066


What was the Domesday Book?


What was the Domesday Book?

A: A survey of all the land, people, and property in England ordered by William the Conqueror to assess how to tax the people


In what year was Ancient Rome believed to be founded?


In what year was Ancient Rome believed to be founded?

A: 753 B.C.E.


What law dates from the Middle Ages and states the court must have evidence against you and you must know why you are being arrested?


What law dates from the Middle Ages and states the court must have evidence against you and you must know why you are being arrested?

A: writ of habeas corpus


What was the main goal of the Borgia Family?


What was one of the main goals of the Borgia Family?

  • Increase the power of the Papal States

  • Use marriage to increase the family’s power and wealth

  • Defend and protect the Papal States


What does ‘Renaissance’ mean?


What does ‘Renaissance’ mean?

A: Rebirth


Who did Machiavelli use as a model for his work, The Prince?


Who did Machiavelli use as a model for his work, The Prince?

A: Cesare Borgia


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