MP-BHT. 6. 5. 4. 7. Maple Point Tri-Team Tournament. 3. 8. 2. All Play. 1. Play. MP-BHT. Instructions: 1) Students become members of a Social Studies Team. 2) Each student on team will be given a number 1-8. 3) Spin wheel to see which student gets question.
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Maple Point Tri-Team Tournament
1) Students become members of a Social Studies Team.
2) Each student on team will be given a number 1-8.
3) Spin wheel to see which student gets question.
4) Both the team and individual student will answer question separately.
5) Each question worth 1 point for team / 2 points for individual. Potential to earn 3 points total.
The Big Wheel
YOU HAVE BEEN CHOSEN
Which term describes Roman artwork
made from small pieces of tile,
glass, or colored stone?
Q1 – Legacy of Rome
The Romans built these to carry water from one
part of the empire to another.
Q2 – Legacy of Rome
Q3 – Legacy of Rome
Name two geographic formations that acted as the northern borders of the Roman Empire at its height.
Q4 – Legacy of Rome
What form of transportationwas most likely used to
carry trade goods between the cities of Rome and Carthage?
Q5 – Legacy of Rome
What engineering feat connected the
city of Rome with territory throughout the empire?
Q6 – Legacy of Rome
The fall of Rome led to a
dangerous and difficult life
in western Europe. This
gave rise to what economic
and political system?
Disorder and danger
Q7 - Feudalism
Pope Leo III crowned who the
Holy Roman Emperor
in return for military support.
Q8 - Feudalism
A king gave his most important lords these,
which were grants of land.
Q9 - Feudalism
What do these medieval items have in common?
* stone wall
* castle moat
* knight’s armor
Q10 - Feudalism
Pages and squires were boys
in training to become this
Q11 - Feudalism
Medieval knights are known for following
a code of behavior.What is this code called?
Q12 - Feudalism
The divine right of kings is the belief
that monarchs right to rule was given to them by whom?
Q13 - Feudalism
Community life in western Europe
during the Middle Ages centered around this
Q14 – Role of the church
The power of the church was increasing during
During the Middle Ages. This was evident
When Pope Gregory did this to the
Holy Roman Emperor. It means to
deprive a person membership in a church
Q15 – Role of the church
a main activity of a monastery during the
Middle Ages wasproviding safe places
for travelers to stay.
A community of nuns stay in nunnery,
also called this
Q16 – Role of the church
Which of these NOT a sacrament in
the Roman Catholic Church?
Pilgrimage to Jerusalem
Anointing of the sick
Q17 – Role of the church
A main feature of a Medieval Church was a stone spout
carved in the form of beasts to warn
the people that devils and evil spirits would
catch them if they did not obey the church.
What are they called?
Q18 – Role of the church
This was a main goal of the Crusades?
Q19 – Role of the church
Thomas Aquinas was know for
Bridging the gap between Faith and this.
Q20 – Role of the church
How did new farming methods
contribute to the growth of medieval European towns?
Q21 – Medieval Towns
The revival of this, in addition to new farming
Methods, led to the growth of medieval towns.
Q22 – Medieval Towns
to gain independence from this person
medieval towns would buy royal charters
Q23 – Medieval Towns
If you were a customer who bought shoes
from a cobbler,
this organization might help you by making
sure that the shoes were of good quality.
Q24 – Medieval Towns
This was the biggest causeof disease
in medieval towns.
Q25 – Medieval Towns
trial by ordeal or combat
Q26 – Medieval Towns
A miracle play is a type of religious drama
in the Middle Ages based on
stories about saints.
Which typeof drama
Is based on stories from the bible?
Q27 – Medieval Towns
Three key events led to the decline of feudalism.
* Political changes in England
* A terrible disease
* A series of long wars between
which two countries
Q28 – Decline of Feudalism
This GREAT CHARTER was an agreement between the church and the king of England. It became a foundation for the peoples rights and liberties.
Q29 – Decline of Feudalism
Part of the Magna Carta stipulated that ‘no free man’
could be jailed except by the lawful judgment
of his peers or by the law of the land.
This principle is called this
Q30 – Decline of Feudalism
What was one human activity that contributed to the spread of the bubonic plague?
Q31 – Decline of Feudalism
The plague got this name because of the
color of the blotches that appeared on the
skin of many victims.
Q32 – Decline of Feudalism
The crossbow was a medieval weapon that was effective
only at short ranges.
At Crecy, the English army used this weapon to defeat
the crossbow of the larger French army.
Q33 – Decline of Feudalism
The two columns in the chart below show the differences
between these two parts of the Roman Empire
Q34 – The Byzantine Empire
This is the name of the Eastern capital
Of the Roman Empire?
Q35 – The Byzantine Empire
This Byzantine Emperor, along with his wife
Theodora, was most famous for creating a
body of law that became the basis for
many legal codes in the western world.
Q36 – The Byzantine Empire
The eastern and western churches split
because of major disagreements
between emperors and popes.
A formal division (split) in a church
is called this.
Q37 – The Byzantine Empire
Islam was first preached here, called
Al-Jazerra, or “the island.”
Q38 – The Rise of Islam
Q39 – The Rise of Islam
Q40 – The Prophet Muhammad
This cube-shaped shrine, said to have been built by
Abraham for God, remains the most
holy site in all of Islam.
Q41 – The Prophet Muhammad
Muhammad was a trader, and
according to Islamic tradition, he was visited
by this angeland told to teach monotheism.
Q42 – The Prophet Muhammad
People that follow Islam are called this, which
means “those who surrender to God.”
Q43 – The Prophet Muhammad
A record of the words of God spoken by Gabriel
To Muhammad can be found in this book.
Q44 – The Prophet Muhammad
Facing persecution for spreading their belief, Muhammad and his followers left Makkah in 622 on a journey known as the hijrah.
Challenge: How is the hijrah similar to the birth of Jesus?
Q45 – The Prophet Muhammad
After Muhammad’s death, followers chose new
rulers called caliph’s. The “rightly guided”
caliphs were said to have followed the Qur’an
and the example of Muhammad.
This was the name of the new government.
Q46 – The Prophet Muhammad
After the first four caliphs, Islam split into two branches
over the question: Must a caliph be descended
The two groups were the __________ and the Shi’ah
Q47 – The Prophet Muhammad
The house of worship for a muslim
Q48 – The Teachings of Islam
Jews and Christians are considered to be
“People of the _______” by Muslims.
Q49 – The Teachings of Islam
Two foundations of Islam are the Qur’an
and this, the example that Muhammad
set for Muslims during his lifetime.
It means “practice”
Q50 – The Teachings of Islam
The most basic acts of worship
for Muslims are called this
Q51 – The Teachings of Islam
The Shahadah is the profession of faith
by all Muslims. It has two parts:
“There is no god but god…” professing belief
in one all powerful god.
“…and this person is God’s messenger.”
Q52 – The Teachings of Islam
The second Pillar of Faith is daily ritual prayer.
According to Salat, Muslims must pray
five times a day in this direction.
Q53 – The Teachings of Islam
The third and fourth pillars are Zakat and Siyam. Which one is fasting from dusk to dawn during the month of Ramadan?
Q54 – The Teachings of Islam
The pilgrimage to the holy city of Makkah
is the fifth pillar of faith.?
During this, Muslims circle the Ka’ba
seven times, drink from
the ZamZam well, and climb Mount Arafat.
What is the pilgrimage called?
Q55 – The Teachings of Islam
In Islam, this word means a physical struggle
to overcome difficulties while striving to please God.
Q56 – The Teachings of Islam
This is the body of Islamic Law
based on the Qur’an and the Sunnah.
Q57 – The Teachings of Islam
Muslims had a significant impact on mathematics.
This wordcomes from an Arabic word
meaning “something empty.”
Q58 – Contributions of Muslims to Civilization
Although this game was probably invented
in India, Muslims adapted it and spread
it across Europe.
The goal is to checkmate the opponent’s king.
Q59 – Contributions of Muslims to Civilization
For Muslims, the highest form of
decorative art was this,
the art of beautiful handwriting.
Q60 – Contributions of Muslims to Civilization
The Crusades were called for by Pope Urban
because he feared Christians could no longer
safely travel here once it came under the
ruling power of the Seljuk Turks.
Q61 – CRUSADES
The call for the crusades originated from the
Emperor of the Byzantine capital which is found here.
Q62 – CRUSADES
The Third crusade is the most famous.
It featured Salah al-Din vs. this man,
the king of England.
Q63 – CRUSADES
In an attempt to retake the Iberian Peninsula
from the Muslims, a series of wars called this
was launched. The word means reconquest.
Q64 – CRUSADES
During the Crusades this group
was persecuted throughout Europe.
Q65 – CRUSADES
A positive impact of the crusades on this group was that contact with eastern cultures let to new foods, clothing, and huge profits
for merchants from trading goods.
Q66 – CRUSADES
This is a list of ofWest Africa
Q67 – West Africa
The geography of West Africa includes:
- tall grass land
Q68 – West Africa
Which technology did the Nokpeople
adopt as early as 500 B.C.E.? This technology
caused the Nok to use an enormous amount
of charcoal to fuel the furnace.
Q69 – West Africa
Archeologists found copper at Jenne-jeno.
The nearest copper mines are 600 miles away.
What does this
indicate about the people of Jenne-jeno?
Q70 – West Africa
Arab scholars describe this location as
a “land of gold” because it’s people
acquired great wealth serving as middle men
the trans-Saharan gold / salt trade.
Q71 – West Africa
Because of this reason, when the
king of Ghana died,
his son did not inherit the throne.
Q72 – West Africa
Ghana was located between two areas
that wanted to trade.
The North traded their ______
for the ________ from the
southern forests of West Africa
Q73 – West Africa
Wangaran gold traders used this system
When trading because it allowed people who
Spoke different languages to trade
and it keep the location of their
gold mines a secret.
Q74 – West Africa
Islam was first brought to West Africa
by this group.
Q75 – Islam in West Africa
The hajj of this individual
caused people in West Africa
to adopt Islamic ideas. His pilgrimage was so
impressive that European mapmakers
produced maps with his empire, Mali,
Q76 – Islam in West Africa
The influence of Muslims, who
greatly value education,
made this cityon the Niger River,
a center for learning by building several
Q77 – Islam in West Africa
For centuries, the beliefs, values, and knowledge of West Africans were passed down from one generation to the next.
How was this done?
Q78 – Legacy of West Africa
This individualwas responsible preserving
West Africa’s history and cultural legacy. He
memorized all the important events
that occurred in a village.
Q79 – Legacy of West Africa
Traditional West African
folktales, stories that pass along the history of a people,
made it to the Americas this way?
Q80 – Legacy of West Africa
The balafon, the ngoni, and the kora are all
traditional musical instruments in West Africa that may be played during this common style of music that featured a leader and a chorus repeating a pattern over and over.
Q81 – Legacy of West Africa
West Africans make this, the most famous West African textile by sewing narrow strips of silk or simple fabrics together. The colors and designs of this textile have symbolic meanings to the maker.
Q82 – Legacy of West Africa
This word means “Middle America,” the
Region extending from modern-day Mexico through Central America
Q83 – The Maya
The Maya adapted the writing system
of the Olmec to create their own system.
The Mayan system uses these to represent
sounds, words, and ideas
Q84 – The Maya
One important use of this Mayan item
was to determine when to plant crops.
It was called the tzolkin and
was based on 13 months of 20 days each.
Q85 – The Maya
Skillful Mayan farmers used various
agricultural techniques to overcome the
difficulty of maintaining a stable food supply.
In the mountains they used terraces.
In the lowlands they used platforms.
What technique did they use in the densely
Q86 – The Maya
The collapse of the Mayan civilization
is a great mystery of Mesoamerican history.
Scholars give possible reasons as:
* Uncontrolled warfare among city-states
* Crop failure
* Invaders from central Mexico
* This grew too fast for the
Mayan farming system.
Q87 – The Maya
The Aztecs are a Mesoamerican people
Who built a vast empire in the high valley of
this modern location.
Q88 – The Aztecs
Unlike many other empire builders, the Aztecs did not start colonies. And although they expanded their empire through warfare and alliances, they did not force conquered people to adopt their ways.
They forced member of their
empire to do this instead ?
Q89 – The Aztecs
What was the usual way to buy and sell goods in an Aztec market?
Q90 – The Aztecs
This group within Aztec society did
the tasks listed below?
• studied the sky
• ran schools
• predicted the future
Q91 – The Aztecs
The Aztecs ate both homegrown foods
and foods that were imported from
distant places. The mainstay of the Aztec diet,
however, was this?
Q92 – The Aztecs
The Aztec’s were called the “people of the sun”
because they saw the sun as a warrior who
fought each night against the forces
of darkness. The survival of the universe
depended on the sun winning these battles.
To keep the sun strong they did this
to offer him nourishment.
Q93 – The Aztecs
The Inca Empire stretched about 2,500 miles
and it did not have a written language.
How did they get a message to the emperor
from farthest parts of the empire?
Q94 – The Incas
The Inca society was based on a strictly
organized class structure.
Was the Sapa Inca at the top, middle, or
bottom of the Incan social ladder?
Q95 – The Incas
Family life in Incan society was based
on the ayllu. Everyone was born into an ayllu
and lived their entire lives within the
borders of its land.
What was the ayllu?
Q96 – The Incas
Unlike the Aztecs, when Incas conquered
atribe they required them to adopt the ways
of the Incas.
Leaders and their sons were
brought here, the capital city of the Incas,
to study Inca laws and the official language.
Q97 – The Incas
What materialis described below?
The Inca covered almost every inch inside
their Temple of the Sun with it.
They also made masks, sculptures,
knives, and jewelry with it.
Q98 – Americas
Which two empiresused both the 365 day
solar calendar for farming and the sacred
260 day calendar to predict events and
determine day for planting or going to war?
Q99 – Americas
The Aztecs and the Incas built their empires
In the two centuries before this group
arrived in the 1500s?
Q100 – Americas