Karen Combs

City: Eugene, Oregon
University: Portland Community College

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11th Grade US History Chapter 21 Civil Rights

Emmett Till 14 year old boy who was murdered in 1955 for whistling at a white woman by her husband and his friends. They kidnapped him and brutally killed him; his death led to the American Civil Rights movement. Thurgood Marshall NAACP legal counsel and the first African-American Supreme Court Justice Brown v. Board of […]

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AP World History-1450-1914

Civilization Societies distinguished by reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to produce food surpluses, and existence of non farming elites, as well as merchant and manufacturing groups. Demography The study of population Enclave Any small, distinct area or group enclosed or isolated within a larger one. Tribute System is wealth one party gives to another as […]

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AP World History : The Agricultural Revolution

Hunting and Gathering stone age people- were foragers. did not depend primarily on meat. -modern foragers in Kalahan desert o/ south africa derive nourishment from wild vegetables. meat is food o/feasts. used skin mats for collecting berries and seeds. -dug roots with sticks. stones used to press down \”digging sticks\” -discovered meat and veggie tastier […]

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Chapter 11: The Roman Phase Ap World History

Patricians Roman aristocrats and wealthy classes. Etruscans Northern Italian society that initially dominated the Romans; the Etruscans helped convey Greek concepts to the expanding Romans. Essenes Jewish sect that looked for the arrival of a savior; they were similar in some of their core beliefs to the early Christians. Pax Romana \”Roman Peace,\” a term […]

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History CH. 18-21

All of the following factors helped accelerate economic growth after the civil war EXCEPT The use of prison labor by railroad companies. Interconnected transportation and communications networks were essential to the origins of the second industrial revolution in the US because They facilitated the emergence of a national and even inter nation markets for American […]

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World history people Review list

Abraham founder of judaism Moses led Jews out of Egypt in the exodus Gautama founder of buddhism Jesus of Nazareth founder of christainity- according to christians he’s the messiah Allah Islamic name for god Muhammad founder of islam Michelandgelo Renaissance artist- painted Sistien chapel and sculpted la Pieta and David Erasmus most famous christian humanist […]

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W.G. Ch.4 Test Vocab.

migration movement of people from place to place. ethnic group made up of people who a share common language, history, and place of origin, or combination of these elements. culture region area that includes different countries with certain traits in common. culture hearth early center of civilization, or the world’s first civilizations arose. death rate […]

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DNA History WebQuest

Friedrich Miescher extracted a substance he called nuclein from white blood cells Frederick Griffith demonstrated that DNA was the genetic material by injecting smooth virulent bacteria and rough bacteria into mice Hershey and Chase proved that DNA was the genetic material, not protein Erwin Chargaff used relative proportions of bases in DNA to come up […]

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PSY101 memories Argumentative Essay

George Miller found that the average person is able to keep about ____ digits in mind at a time. seven When an old piece of information interferes with your proactive The memory problem called retroactive interference happens when leaning new information interferes with your memory of old information. Tim can remember what he had for […]

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Chapter 8, 9, 10 Living with Art

Monotype Life is a dream, then you wake up single print unique impression from a plate worked with oil paint, sometimes uses plexiglass or some other glassy surface (chagoya) Edition total number of prints made from plate/block Lithography curtain a printing process in which the image to be printed is rendered on a flat surface, […]

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AP Art History period 6 Africa

Conical tower and circular wall of Great Zimbabwe. Southeastern Zimbabwe. Shona peoples. c. 1000-1400 C.E. Coursed granite blocks. N: Conical Tower and Circular Wall of Great Zimbabwe D: 1000-1400 C.E P/S: Kush A: People of Zimbabwe PA: Unknown OL: Southeastren Zimbabwe M: Carsed granite blocks, soapstone T: Architecture F: Trading place, mutlifunction C: Early human […]

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AP World History chapter 14 vocabulary

Muhammad Shah II Turkic ruler of Muslim Khwarazm kingdom; attempted to resist Mongol conquest; conquered in 1220. Khwarazm An old Islamic empire that was invaded by the Mongols under Chingiss Khan. Modern day country of Uzbekistan Barbarian (n) : a person in a savage, primitive state; uncivilized person. Silk Road An ancient trade route between […]

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AP World History Chapter 5 Vocab

Kush An African state that developed along the upper reaches of the Nile c. 1000 B.C.E. ; conquered Egypt and ruled it for several centuries Axum Kingdom located in Ethiopian highlands; replaced meroe in the first century C.E.; received strong influence from Arabian peninsula; eventually converted to Christianity Ethopia A Christian kingdom that developed in […]

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Lifetime Fitness Swim Instructor Certification Study Guide Questions

What are your main responsibilities as an instructor? 1. Eyes. Always keep your eyes on your swimmers at all times (never turn your back) 2. Uniform. Be in proper uniform (when clocked in, follow style guide) 3. On Time: Be on time for your shift (10 min. before and 5 min. afterward, use time clock […]

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Powell 5 Matthew

From reading the Gospel of Matthew, what can be surmised about its author? Jewish Christian who perhaps was a converted rabbi or synagogue leader, writing a generation or more after the time of Jesus. As an example of Matthew’s affinity for structure and fondness of numbers, he cites twelve ________, perhaps playing on the number […]

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Ruby Bridges

Site Card 1 Hall Bridges, Ruby The Education of Ruby Nell Internet Ruby Bridges March 2OOO February 1, 2O12 http://www.rubybridges.com/story.htm Site Card 2 Bridges, Ruby Through My Eyes Book Ruby Bridges September 1999 February 2, 2O12 Research Card 1 Ruby Bridges, First Black Student At The Formally All-White Elementary School. – https://www.rubybridges.com/story.htm Research Card 2 […]

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Education 1

Research indicates that because of non-instructional demands (discipline problems, attendance, etc.), teachers lose what percentage of instructional time? about 25 percent Which of the following claims about tracking is supported by research? Tracking by class (socioeconomic status) is one of the oldest of school traditions In \”Life in the Classroom\”, Philip Jackson charcterizes school life […]

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Molar Masses

Which task most likely involves a calculation that uses moles? determining the number of atoms in a jar of liquid Which substance has the greatest molar mass? sodium chloride Which statement best describes the relationship between the substances in the equation? Na+ + Cl- NaCl The number of sodium ions is equal to the number […]

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IM Chapter 4

Culture A society’s ways of living transmitted from one generation to another. Culture’s manifestations include attitudes, beliefs, values, aesthetics, dietary customs, and language. Global Consumer Culture Positioning (GCCP) A positioning strategy that seeks to differentiate a product, brand, or company as a symbol of, or association with, a global culture or a global market segment. […]

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Intro To Social Work

What is Social Welfare? Social work and provisions of social services are part of a range of activities that fall generally under the term social welfare, includes social work What is Social Services? Provide personal or community services to help people improve their well-being. Examples: child care, women shelters, counseling. What is Income Securities? Financial […]

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10 themes of Social Studies

Culture Geography, history, and anthropology How humans adapt, learn, share, and create their enviorment Time, Continuity, and Change History Beliefs of people in the past/ how historical events have shaped the modern world today People, Places, and Enviorments Geography The relationship between humans/the enviroment Where and why people/resources are located where they are Induvidual Development […]

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4 stages of social work process

Intake First steps taken by worker, gathers information in order to determine what assistance is needed Assessment and planning SW and client analyze what help is needed based on the clients ideas thoughts and feelings Intervention Will include some kind of organizational, community or social action measures Evaluation and termination SW and client work together […]

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