The Irish and the Anglo-Saxons
Which statement about the effect of Roman influence on the area known today as the British Isles is TRUE?
The Irish Church rejected Roman Christianity.
The Romans did not influence the people who lived in the area.
The Romans ruled the area for nearly 400 years, influencing the area's customs and religion.
Because of the Celts, Roman influence of the area was limited to architecture.
Most of the Irish earned their living by ____.
farming and raising cattle
Because of the work begun by Pope Gregory, by A.D. 700 all of England _____.
was following Germanic religions
lived in monasteries
had read Beowulf
had converted to Christianity
The king's peace, which helped to unify Anglo-Saxon England, was ____.
a set of laws that applied to everyone in England
the central government
a set of laws that was different in every area of the kingdom
a group of nobles and church leaders that advised the king
Which statement about the nobles and the peasants in Anglo-Saxon England is most accurate?
Both nobles and peasants owned land, but nobles owned much more.
The peasants belonged to the upper class and the nobles belonged to the lower class.
The nobles owned land but the peasants did not.
The nobles and the peasants had no respect for each other.
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