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Celtic / Roman / Anglo Saxon Britain to Beowulf Test - Short Answer
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The Dawn of Britain – History Test English IV
Instructions: On the answer sheet NOT on the test, please write out your answers neatly and completely. If you change an answer, please erase or white out the previous answer completely. Take your time, and good luck!
- Britain became an island when the water levels rose from the last _____.
- A _____ dug out and thereby created the English Channel.
- Britain has had continuous settlement since _____ years ago.
- The people who settled Britain last were able to cross over onto the island by means of a land bridge we call _____.
- Between the winter of 3807BC and the spring of 3806BC, the settlers of Britain built the first _____ to cross the marshes.
- Seen as early as 3300BC, a _____ is just a simple, banked ditch that often surrounded a particular area protectively.
- Made from many different types of materials, _____, simple geometric structures, are still pondered over today.
- Two of the largest, most famous examples of #7 and #8 are called _____ and _____.
- The _____ Age came about when people began mining for and making tools from copper.
- The _____ Age followed the era referred to in #9 when people began experimenting with different blends of metal and discovered that they could make stronger weapons and tools from a zinc, nickel, and ore mixture.
- _____ circumnavigated the British Isles in 330BC and created the first record of the people, agriculture, and landscapes of the times.
- The first settlers in Britain were the _____ from modernday Spain and Portugal.
- The second group of people (consisting of many different tribes) to make their way into the island’s population was the _____.
- The _____ settled in the regions that are now England, Wales, and the Scottish lowlands. Their most famous descendent is King Arthur.
- The _____ settled in modernday Ireland, the Scottish highlands, and the Isle of Man.
- The _____ claimed modernday Scotland as their home, and were able to keep it through their keen battle tradition of covering themselves in blue paint and fighting off invaders gallantly.
- The _____ and _____ settled in a small area on the Thames River and originally came from Gaul looking for slaves around 100BC.
- The Roman general, _____, led his troops onto the island from Gaul in 55BC.
- King _____, the ruler of the southern part of Britain around 50AD, was a Roman sympathizer whose death led his two sons, _____ and _____, to conquering neighboring tribes.
- Of the two sons, _____ is killed in battle early on.
- The other son, _____, manages to drag the Romans all around Britain before being given up to them by the traitorous Queen of the Brigantes, _____.
- Emperor _____ is the head of the Roman Empire during this second attempt to neutralize Britain.
- He is appealed to by _____, who is angry that his tribe was conquered by the two sons and who then ran to Rome for help.
- In 58AD, Emperor Nero appointed a new governor of Britain, _____.
- After the death of _____, the Iceni people are greeted by a Roman tax collector, _____, looking to claim Rome’s “half” of the king’s estate as promised in his will.
- The tax collector and his soldiers rape the princesses of the tribe and flog their queen. Their queen, _____, proceeds to burn three major Roman cities to the ground: Londonium, Camulodunum, and Verulamium.
- The next governor of Britain is a man named _____ who is bound and determined to take Scotland by force.
- The new governor moved north on the _____ in 84AD. They lose the battle against the Romans, but burn their town and fields to the ground in defiance before retreating into the highlands of Scotland.
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A short answer test over material covered in the Celtic / Roman / Anglo Saxon Britain to Beowulf Presentation in PDF uploaded separately. Look for the answer sheet as well.