Marvel Brown

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AP World history Textbook Scavenger Hunt

What is the title of the textbook? Which edition? The Earth and its Peoples: a Global History (2nd edition) Who are the authors? Bulliet, Crossley, Headrick, Hirsch, Johnson, and Northrup What starts on page iii? ‘Brief Contents’ What starts on page v? Full contents How many ‘parts’ is the textbook broken into? Eight What does […]

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AP World History "-Isms"

Absolutism a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.) Anarchism a political theory favoring the abolition of governments Anti-Semitism policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Chartism the principles of a body of 19th century English reformers who […]

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APUSH America’s History Eighth Edition Chapter 10 Key Terms

franchise the right to vote notables Northern landlords, slave-owning planters, and seaport merchants who dominated the political system of the early nineteenth century. political machine A complex, hierarchical party organization such as New York’s Tammany Hall, whose candidates remained in office on the strength of their political organization and their personal relationship with voters, especially […]

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OFL World history unit 5

Militarism A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war Triple alliance A military alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy in the years preceding world war 1 Central powers In world war 1, the nations of Germany and Austria-Hungary, along with the other nations that fought on their side […]

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World History Absolutism Study Guide

How is absolutism defined? The form of govt in which all power is vested in a single ruler What is the theory of Divine Right? The belief that god granted monarchs with the power to rule What are causes of Absolutism? Decline in Federalism; Loss in church authority; Growth of national kingdoms; Rise of cities; […]

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Global History Midterm Review

age or reason period of time when people questioned the natural world., They used observation and experimentation natural rights everyone is born with certain rights social contract a contract between a ruler and his people and the ruler agrees to take care of his people. seperation of powers power of gov’t is seperated into 3 […]

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Ch. 3 World History

Conquistadors Conquerors who settled on the Islands of Hispaniola Jacques Carter French explorer who discovered the St. Lawrence River; claimed much of present day Canada for France Viceroys Ruled Spain’s colonies in the name of the Spanish Monarchs Entrepreneurs Take financial risks to make profit Moctezuma Aztec emperor Privateers Pirates who operated with the approval […]

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History 1301 test 4

Underground Railroad Network of secret routes used by southern slaves to escape to free north, helped hundreds of slaves escape, led by Harriet Tubman, led to establishment of Fugitive slave laws Great White Society Blacks substandard, inferior, created for the fields, benevolent masters, minimal physical abuse Slave life on plantation Worked 24/7, treated brutishly, forced […]

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Chapter 29 AP World History

The author of a Declaration of Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen was Olympe de Gouges In response to the Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen Revolutionary leaders executed her in 1793 The revolutions of the late 18th and early 19th centuries helped to spread Enlightenment ideals and Encouraged the […]

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Psychology’s History & Approaches

Socrates & Plato two philosophers from ancient Greece (teacher & student); believed knowledge to be innate and that the mind & body are distinct Artistotle Greek philosopher who emphasized observation as a source of knowledge; believed mind & body to be inseparable. Rene Decartes French philosopher who agreed with Socrates and Plato concerning the origins […]

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53.1-5

define population ecology the study of population in relation to their environment, including environmental influences on population density and distribution, age structure, and variation in population size dynamic biological processes influence ________________ population density, dispersion, and demographics define population a group of individuals of the same species that live in the same area and interbreed, […]

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The World between the Wars: Revolutions, Depressions

Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass) November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews. Mass Consumption When large amounts of a single product are consumed by a large portion of the population for a sustained period of time. the demand for the product is steady and is assumed by the […]

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AP World History: Cross-Cultural Exchanges on the Silk Road

Long distance Trade and the Silk Roads Network – Two developments reduced risks associated with travel and long distance trade – Rulers invested a lot in construction of roads and bridges – Classical societies built large imperial states that sometimes expanded to the point that they bordered on one another Trade Networks of the Hellenistic […]

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World History Test – Renaissance, Reformation, Revolution

What is humanism? The belief in human potential and achievements. This man is credited with making the first printing press. Gutenberg Queen Elizabeth I supported the arts largely through buying art. This allowed _______ to greatly influence the world today. Shakespeare What city was the center of the Renaissance? Florence, Italy What type of art […]

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Mastering Astronomy Chapter 16-17

Why is dark matter is inferred to exist? Because we can observe its gravitational influence on visible matter Dark energy has been hypothesized to exist in order to explain what? Observations suggesting that the expansion of the universe is accelerating The flat part of the Milky Way’s rotation curve tells us that stars in the […]

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Chapter 3 US History Test

merchantilism country’s ultimate goal was self-sufficiency and taht all countries were in a competition to acquire the most gold and silver favorable balance of trade sell more than we buy Navigation Acts restrict colonial trade, the colonies were only allowed to trade with England revocation of Massachusetts Bay charter, 1684 united the Dominion of England […]

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U.S History Exam Review Which Document?

Declaration of Independence everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Declaration of Independence governments get their power from the people they govern Declaration of Independence people have the right to abolish government that does not protect their rights Mayflower Compact served as a basis for passing laws in Plymouth Colony […]

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History Chapter 30 eBook Quiz

\”Right-to-work\” laws a) protected the employment rights of African Americans. b) prevented discrimination against women in industry. c) hurt labor unions. d) were the New Deal’s last major achievement for labor. c) hurt labor unions. During World War II, the fastest rate of urban growth occurred in the a) Northeast. b) Midwest c) South. d) […]

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Govt 2306 Ch 1 Quiz

T/F- Texas political culture is best described as moralistic political. False T/F- Politics in Texas has been defined by the almost-equal political popularity of both the Democrats and Republicans. False T/F- Provincialism has been a defining pattern of Texas political culture. True T/F- Throughout its history, business interests have dominated Texan political culture. True T/F- […]

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Ap World History Unit 5: 2 and 3

Deoxyribonucleic acid the blueprint of heredity Helsinki Accords a 1975 political and human rights agreement signed in Helsinki, Finland, by Western European countries and the Soviet Union Hubble Space Telescope Optical telescope that was placed in Earth orbit by the space shuttle in 1990. Now produces accurate images of bodies that cannot be observed International […]

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AP World History Ch 22 WBZ

Industrial Revolution Dramatic innovations in manufacturing, mining, transportation, and communications = changes in society and commerce. Industrializing countries = Britain, Western Europe, then US. Massive increases in production and productivity. Characterized chiefly by the replacement of hand tools with power-driven machines. Movement from \”cottage\”/home industry to large, centralized manufacturing establishments. Increased gap between rich and […]

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USATestPrep Reconstruction

The Amendment which abolished slavery and involuntary servitude was the 13th Amendment. Presidential Reconstruction following the American Civil War can BEST be described as a desire to rebuild the country quickly and without ill feelings following the war. What was the MAIN purpose of the Freedmen’s Bureau? to help slaves adjust to their newfound freedom […]

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