Martha Hill

City: Poughkeepsie, New York
University: United States Military Academy

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US History 1301 Final Exam Study Guide

John Marshall Fourth Chief Justice of the United States, appointed by John Adams in 1801. Judged Marbury v. Madison and McCullough v. Maryland. Largely responsible for establishing Supreme Court’s role in federal government. McCullough v. Maryland Supreme Court Judge John Marshall. Regarded the expansion of federal power and involved the power of Congress to charter […]

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U.S History-Imperialism

1. What is imperialism? The economic and political domination of a strong nation over weaker nations, was a view held by many Europeans nations as they expanded their power overseas 2. Know the chronology of major events during Imperialism: Sinking of the USS Maine, Annexation of Hawaii, Construction of the Panama Canal, Overthrow of Queen […]

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American history chapter 23 section 1

isonlationism when AMericans wanted the united statesto keep out of foregin affairs. expansionism extending nations borders what was the main Commodore mathew perry was sent to Japan? Americans wanted to be able to trade with Japan and resure sailors who had shipwrecked what were the terms of the treaty of Kanagawa in 1854? jappan had […]

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TF 2

Torah A Hebrew word meaning \”law,\” referring to the first five books of the Old Testament. Tanakh the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions–the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings Jewish Covenant God calls Abraham and his descendants to be God’s chosen people; He promises them land Diachronic Analysis concerned with the way […]

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Modern World History Chapter 5

Charles V Split up his empire; gave Spain and the Netherlands to son Philip II Philip II Inherited Spain and Netherlands; very religious and trusted nobody; took control of Portugal in 1580; defended Catholicism; fought Muslim Ottoman empire; failed at attacking Protestant England El Greco Spanish painter emotional, distorted images of saints Diego Velazquez Court […]

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Unit 7 Test Review World History

Causes of WWI Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism, Assasination Describe Trench Warfare Type of combat in which opposing troops fight from dug out trenches facing each other. Not much ground covered. List 3 new weapons that lead to a stalemate on the Western Front -Machine Guns -Artillery -Airplanes What year was the Treaty of Versailles created […]

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Communist Manifesto

Summary The Communist Manifesto reflects an attempt to explain the goals of Communism, as well as the theory underlying this movement. It argues that class struggles, or the exploitation of one class by another, are the motivating force behind all historical developments. Class relationships are defined by an era’s means of production. However, eventually these […]

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AP World History Period 4 Vocab Terms

Absolutism the acceptance of or belief in absolute principles in political, philosophical, ethical, or theological matters Astrolabe an instrument formerly used to make astronomical measurements, typically of the altitudes of celestial bodies, and in navigation for calculating latitude, before the development of the sextant. In its basic form (known from classical times), it consists of […]

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AP World History Key Concepts 3.1-3 (Period 3)

3.1.1.A (SRN) Silk Road Network – Focus on luxury items (silk, etc.), weight to value ratio was low. – Diffused important technologies such as paper-making and gunpowder. – Spread disease (Black Death) – Transformed by technological and political developments. – Declined with the crash of classical empires. – Merchants were more likely to experience safe […]

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Mass Communications: Chapter 4

Time, Inc. publishes all of the following except car and driver the only national newspaper among the following four is the wall street journal newspapers in the 21st century include people with all of the following job titles except typesetters Ben Day’s launch of his New York Sun is significant in the history of newspapers […]

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Social Science test 3

Is Communism and Socialism the same thing? Why or why not? They are alike in that both are systems of production for use based on public ownership of the means of production and centralized planning. Socialism grows directly out of capitalism; it is the first form of the new society. Communism is a further development […]

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AP US History Chapter 6

George Washington Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States. Samuel de Champlain Samuel de Champlain was a French explorer who sailed to the West Indies, Mexico, and Panama. He wrote many books telling of his trips to Mexico […]

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Maslaneck

Triassic Period The first dinosaurs appeared in what time Jurassic Period When large dinosaurs lived on Earth Gondwanaland The southern part of Pangea is known as Cenozoic The era of recent life Break Up Life forms became isolated when the continents began to False True or False: 10,000ya dinosaurs became the dominant land animal Humans […]

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Chapter 7 AP World History

Iran Since the Revolution of 1979, Iran has been ruled by a complex governmental structure. At the top is the Supreme Leader, selected by the Assembly of Experts, who is Commander-in-Chief of the military and oversees the civilian government.The Islamic Republic of Iran, formerly known to outsiders as Persia, is one of the centers of […]

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AP World History Chapter 1-3 Vocab Terms

homo sapiens the humanoid species that emerged as the most successful at the end of the Paleolithic period- common social organization was small bands New Stone Age Neolithic Old Stone Age Late Paleolithic Age Nomads cattle and sheep herding societies normally found on the fringes of civilized societies; commonly referred to as barbarian by civilized […]

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US History A Vocabulary Words

Half-Way Covenant Offered partial membership rights to people who have not yet converted. Tenant Farmer farmer who works land owned by another and pays rent either in cash or in crops. Triangle Trade Is a historical term indicating tade among three ports or regions. Specifically North America, England, and Africa. Common Sense Pamphlet wriiten by […]

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14 US History Chapter 14

Bessemer Process developed by Henry Bessemer, a process used to turn iron to steel Thomas Alva Edison established the world’s 1st research lab, invented the light bulb, established power plants to generate electricity Edwin L. Drake 1st person to use the steam engine to drill oil Christopher Sholes invented the typewriter Alexander Graham Bell invented […]

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Chapter 12 AP World History The silk road

Han Wudi a Chinese emperor; after Zhang Qian came back from his expedition, Zhang suggests trade relations between China and Bactria through India, and Han thought that was a fantabulous idea; China imposed political and military control over vast territories and promoted trade constantinople Previously known as Byzantium, Constantine changed the name of the city […]

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Chinese in America

Guangdong (Canton) The first major immigration wave started around the 1850s. The West Coast of North America was being rapidly colonized during the California Gold Rush, while southern China suffered from severe political and economic instability due to the weakness of the Qing Dynasty government, internal rebellions such as the Taiping Rebellion, and external pressures […]

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World History Chapter 7 Critical Essay

turnpike a private toll road enterprise a business organization in an area such as shipping, mining, railroads, or factories tenement an apartment building for the working class James Watt Improved the steam engine; making steam a more efficient source of power proletariat The working class Robert Owen Utopian socialist who set up a model community […]

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Texas History Flashcards

1519 Cortez lands in vera Cruz, Mexico. Pineda maps the Texas Coastline for the first time 1718 Mission San Antonio De Valero (Alamo) is founded. Beginning of San Antonio 1821 Stephen F. Austin brings the old 300 to Texas. Mexico declared independence from Spain 1836 Texas Declares independence. Gonzales, Alamo, Goliad, San Jacinto 1845 Texas […]

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Bio final

Zooplankton populations in Lake Erie and the Hudson River have declined by up to 70% since the arrival of zebra mussels because ________. d. zebra mussels feed on phytoplankton, which zooplankton need as a food source Individuals of a single species fighting over access to a limiting resource is one example of ________ c. intraspecific […]

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