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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The king decides he is returning to France when?
2. Joinville tells of the king's wisdom and of his kindness to whom?
3. The new powers of the Turks do what with the terms of the release?
4. When the Crusaders find themselves at Damietta, how many troops has the sultan placed there?
5. He ends the dedication by noting that to take example from Louis would be to do what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is said about the Tartars?
2. What does Joinville say about King Louis' dealings with the people?
3. What happens between the people of Constantinople and the Comans? Why?
4. Why does Louis take up the cross?
5. Give an example when Louis makes peace with others.
6. What story does Joinville tell about the Queen of Cyprus?
7. Describe the battle along the Nile.
8. Describe the battle with the Turks that ends with the king barely escaping with his life.
9. What does King Louis do to reform his country?
10. What does Joinville do when he is summoned by the Empress of Constantinople?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The goal of the Crusades was to capture the city of Jerusalem.
Part 1) Why did the crusaders want to capture Jerusalem? Why was Jerusalem so important?
Part 2) Were they successful? Why or why not? How did the Crusades affect all involved? Was the capture of Jerusalem worth it? Why or why not?
Part 3) How does mankind continue to fight for possession of cities, countries, and property? Are these fights worth the consequences? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Joinville wants men to realize the greatness of King Louis.
Part 1) How is Louis great, according to Joinville? How has Joinville come to this conclusion about Louis?
Part 2) Do you agree that Louis is a great man? Why or why not?
Part 3) Who is a great person in your own life? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Prince Isaac asks the Crusaders for help.
Part 1) Why does Prince Isaac ask the Crusaders for help? Why do the Crusaders agree to help him? What is the outcome of this assistance?
Part 2) Should the Crusaders have helped Prince Isaac? Why or why not? What might have happened if they had not helped him?
Part 3) Do these types of negotiations and assistance take place today? If so, when and why? If not, why not?
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