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Brandon Ruffin

City: Erie, Pennsylvania
University: Wilson College

Posts by Brandon Ruffin:

Patient Interview
16 Sep 2020 Flashcards

The first step in the examination process is the patient interview. TRUE When recording in a patient’s chart, summarize what the patient says in your own words. FALSE Passive listening is listening to and thinking about what the patient says and responding. FALSE A patient’s agitation and raising of his voice in anger can be […]

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Chapter 17 American History
13 Sep 2020 Flashcards

imperialism the economic and political domination of a strong nation over other weaker nations nationalism devotion to one’s nation annex to join a new territory to an existing country george washington’s farewell address said to steer clear of permanent alliances with other countries monroe doctrine (both parts) -Originally meant that the United States declared itself […]

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World History Chapter 4 Test
11 Sep 2020 Flashcards

question What two geographic features played a specially significant role in the development of Greek history? answer Mountains and the sea. question About what percent of Greece was mountains, and what impact did it have on Greek communities? answer 80% and caused Greek communities to develop unequally and independently from each other. question The small […]

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AP World History 5A Chapter 22 – Guided Reading
11 Sep 2020 Flashcards

question \”Enclosure movement\” answer Occurred when Rich landowners consolidated their holding and got a title to the common which had been a treat and improve the soil to create better livestock and introduce properties. This enclosure movement and sharecroppers and the landless farm laborers all Street tools these question \”Putting-out system\” answer system of merchant- […]

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CLEP – US History 1 (practice test 1’s incorrect answers; part 2)
04 Sep 2020 Flashcards

question Homestead Act answer 1862: 160 acres of public land to any settler who would farm the land for five years & pay $25. question Albany Plan answer 1754: Benjamin Franklin. Delegates who were sent approved, colonies did not. \”Unite or Die\” question Middle Passage answer Route in between the western ports of Africa to […]

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OFL World History Unit 6
01 Sep 2020 Flashcards

question proletariat answer the workers Marxist believed that the industrial class of workers would form a “dictatorship of the proletariat” question Bolsheviks answer supported a small number of committed revolutionaries willing to sacrifice everything for change question soviet answer local councils consisting of workers, peasants, and soldiers soviets had more influence than the provisional government […]

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APHG4
31 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question 1) The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of a group of people is a answer A) custom. B) popular culture. C) habit. D) taboo. question 2) A repetitive act performed by an individual is a A) custom. B) popular culture. answer C) habit. D) taboo. question 3) […]

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AP World History, Classical Civilizations
30 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Classical Civilizations answer Civilizations that has enduring influence over vast numbers of people. question Main Accomplishment of Zhou China answer Expanded Chinese territory to include the Yangtse River valley, adding fertile rice growing area. question Main Accomplishments of Qin China answer Chinese territory expanded as far as Northern Vietnam, construction of a defensive wall […]

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Unit 4 Modern World History OFL
27 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Imperialism answer A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, economically, or socially question Racism answer The belief that one race is superior to others question Social Darwinism answer The application if Charles Darwin’s ideas about evolution and \”survival of the fittest\” to human societies – particularly as justification […]

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Chapter 12 US History Study Guide
24 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Black Codes answer Laws designed to keep freedmen in slave-like conditions question Ku Klux Clan answer initial goal was to play practical jokes on former slaves. a secret organization of White Protestant Americans, mainly in the South, who use violence against Black people, Jewish people, and other minority groups. question Fourteenth Amendment answer (June […]

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Modern World Holt World History
18 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question John Locke answer Government protects individual life, liberty and property. US Declaration of Independence = life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. If government doesn’t protect these rights, the people have the right to overthrow the government. Social contract theory. question Rene Descartes answer He was the leader of the scientific revolution His ideas led […]

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Week 3 Assignment
18 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Scientists believe they know the average global temperature over the last 160,000 years. Which property of the ice core samples from Antarctica provides this information? the thickness the carbon dioxide concentration the 1H/2H ratio the temperature *Think about which of these would be a component of rain and snow. answer the 1H/2H ratio question […]

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Unit 10: Test
15 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Which of the following nations are located along the Pacific Ring of Fire? Choose all that apply. Indonesia China Philippines Malaysia Myanmar Thailand answer Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia question Which of the following is not one of the main rivers in South Asia? Ganges Indus Brahmaputra Mekong answer Mekong question India is home to the […]

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US History: Chapter 18 Vocab
12 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question United Nations (UN) answer an international peacekeeping organization to which most nations in the world belong, founded in 1945 to promote world peace, security, and economic development. question satellite nation answer a country that is dominated politically and economically by another nation question containment * answer the blocking of another nation’s attempts to spread […]

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the evolutionary history of biodiversity
11 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question The evolutionary history of a species or group of related species. answer What is phylogeny? question A discipline that focuses on classifying organisms and their evolutionary relationships. (fossils, morphology, genes, molecular evidence) answer What is systematics? question An ordered division of organisms into categories based on a set of characteristics assessing similarities and differences. […]

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Chapter 3 World History
11 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question India answer On Indian subcontinent; cut off from Asia by Himalayan Mts. question Harappa and Mohenjo Daro answer Major Cities at were well planned with wide roads, water systems and storage houses question Vedas answer Aryans great works of religious literature question Brahmins answer Priest who conduct Indo-Aryan religious rituals question Upanishads answer Collection […]

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Western Civilization to 1648 (HIST-1500) Ch. 7
08 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Justinian’s longest lasting reform was the: answer Organization and codification of Roman law. question Why did Justinian try to reconquer the Western Roman Empire? answer Because he sought to revive and reconstruct wholly the old empire. question Why did Justinian’s reconquest of the Western Roman Empire fail? answer The costs associated with conquering and […]

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IB History Paper 2 Topic 1 Review Critical Essay
08 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question what are the characteristics of total war (6) answer -using civilians in war effort -targeting of civilians -all weapons available -large fighting force -government control of key aspects -govt control of media question total war examples (5) answer -korean war (for koreans) -vietnam war (for vietnamese) -sino-japanese war -iran-iraq war -russo-japanese war question aspects […]

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AP World History Ways of the World
05 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Venus Figurines answer May had religious significance; exaggerated carvings of women question Dreamtime answer a complex world view of Australian Aboriginal people that held that current humans live in a vibration or echo of ancestral happenings. question Clovis Culture answer Named after distinct stone tools found in Clovis, New Mexico; earliest widespread and distinctive […]

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US History Chapter 5 Test
04 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Republic answer Form of government in which officials are elected by the people question Unicameral Legislature answer Lawmaking body made up of one house question Bicameral Legislature answer Lawmaking body made up of two houses question Articles of Confederation answer Original federal constitution drafted by the continental congress in 1777 question John Dickinson answer […]

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Chapter 4: The Complete Health History
03 Aug 2020 Flashcards

question Health history sequence answer 1. biographic data 2. reason for seeking care 3. present health or history of present illness 4. past history 5. family history 6. review of systems 7. functional assessment or activities of daily living (ADLs) question Biographic data answer Includes name, address, phone number, age and birth date, birthplace, gender, […]

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Barron’s AP World History Flashcards
31 Jul 2020 Flashcards

question Muhammad answer Had a transformational spiritual experience and traveled through the Arabian Peninsula proclaiming that he was the last prophet of Allah. question Expansion of Islam answer Rapid expansion in the century after Muhammad’s death was the work of early caliphs who spread the word through pilgrimages. question Abbasid Dynasty answer Abbasids, headquartered in […]

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