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

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

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TF 2

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

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Modern World History Chapter 5

question Charles V answer Split up his empire; gave Spain and the Netherlands to son Philip II question Philip II answer 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 question El Greco answer Spanish painter emotional, distorted […]

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Unit 7 Test Review World History

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

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AP World History Period 4 Vocab Terms
04 Sep 2020 Database

question Absolutism answer the acceptance of or belief in absolute principles in political, philosophical, ethical, or theological matters question Astrolabe answer 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 […]

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Communist Manifesto

question Summary answer 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, […]

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

question 3.1.1.A (SRN) Silk Road Network answer – 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 […]

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Social Science test 3

question Is Communism and Socialism the same thing? Why or why not? answer 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 […]

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Mass Communications: Chapter 4

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

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AP US History Chapter 6

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

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question Triassic Period answer The first dinosaurs appeared in what time question Jurassic Period answer When large dinosaurs lived on Earth question Gondwanaland answer The southern part of Pangea is known as question Cenozoic answer The era of recent life question Break Up answer Life forms became isolated when the continents began to question False […]

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US History A Vocabulary Words

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

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14 US History Chapter 14

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

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AP World History Chapter 1-3 Vocab Terms

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

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Chapter 7 AP World History

question Iran answer 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 […]

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Chapter 12 AP World History The silk road

question Han Wudi answer 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 question constantinople answer Previously known as Byzantium, Constantine changed the […]

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Chinese in America

question Guangdong (Canton) answer 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 […]

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Texas History Flashcards

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

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World History Chapter 7 Critical Essay

question turnpike answer a private toll road question enterprise answer a business organization in an area such as shipping, mining, railroads, or factories question tenement answer an apartment building for the working class question James Watt answer Improved the steam engine; making steam a more efficient source of power question proletariat answer The working class […]

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Bio final

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

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