The Age of Pericles
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The Age of Pericles

Test your knowledge on the influential leader Pericles and his impact on Athens during its golden age. Explore his political prowess, oratory skills, and military achievements in this quiz. Discover the lasting legacy of the Age of Pericles and its impact on Athenian democracy.

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He had three goals: to strengthen Athenian democracy, to hold and strengthen the ________, to glorify Athens.

empire

After the defeat of the Persians, Athens helped organize the ________ League.

Delian

Pericles used the money from the league’s treasury to make the Athenian ________ the strongest in the Mediterranean.

navy

In 326 BC, Alexander and his army reached the Indus Valley. At the Hydaspes River, a powerful Indian army blocked their path. After winning a fierce ______ Alexander’s soldiers marched some 200 miles farther, but their morale was low

<p>battle,</p> Signup and view all the answers

Ptolemy (TAHL•uh•mee) ______ Egypt, took the title of pharaoh, and established a dynasty

<p>seized</p> Signup and view all the answers

Clashes between groups may create ______, persecution, or even war.

<p>unrest</p> Signup and view all the answers

Employment opportunities may dry up, creating ______ and poverty.

<p>unemployment</p> Signup and view all the answers

The Americas were connected to Asia by a land bridge called ______

<p>Beringia</p> Signup and view all the answers

Evidence suggests that people arrived in the Americas ______ by boat

<p>possibly</p> Signup and view all the answers

Maize soon became the most important ______. This highly nourishing crop flourished in the tropical climate of Mexico.

<p>crop</p> Signup and view all the answers

There, a family of three could raise enough corn in four months to feed themselves for a long ______.

<p>time</p> Signup and view all the answers

Renaissance artists often portrayed religious subjects, but they used a ______ style copied from classical models

<p>realistic</p> Signup and view all the answers

Raphael was famous for his use of ______

<p>perspective</p> Signup and view all the answers

By the summer of 1941, the U.S. Navy was escorting British ships carrying U.S. ______.

<p>arms</p> Signup and view all the answers

In response, Hitler ordered his submarines to sink any ______ ships they met.

<p>cargo</p> Signup and view all the answers

Environmental factors were the strongest cause of migrations in the early history of human life.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Migration only affects the lives of those who migrate and not the people in communities where they settle.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Adjustments made during migration can be both easy and difficult.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Language may be one of the adjustments that migrants need to make during migration.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The first Americans migrated from Siberia to North America through the Beringia land bridge?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Siberian hunters were aware that they were entering a new continent when they followed the migrating animals to North America?

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The arrival of the first Americans in North America can be accurately determined based on written records and available sources?

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Large animals like the mammoth were overhunted and became extinct?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The earliest Americans lived in caves or temporary shelters in the open air?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The earliest Americans settled in one place for a long time and did not need to move regularly in search of food?

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Darius offered Alexander all of his lands west of the Euphrates River in a peace settlement?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Alexander rejected Darius's offer and announced his plan to conquer the entire Persian Empire?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Alexander's army occupied Babylon, Susa, and Persepolis within a short time?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Alexander distributed the treasure he obtained from these cities among his army?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The cause of the fire that burned Persepolis remains unknown?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

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