Mike Bryan

City: Hopewell, Virginia
University: Central Virginia Community College

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AP World History Chapter 11: Rome

Rome – extensive land empire with centralized administration – Established links between various Mediterranean regions – Served as a vehicle for the spread of Christianity Etruscans – 8th – 5th century BCE – From Anatolia – Cities, manufacturing, metallurgy – Trade, fleet – Tremendous influence on Romans 509 BCE: Republic – Two consuls, assembly, senate […]

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Chapter 1- AP World History

culture Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people. history The study of past events and changes in the development, transmission, and transformation of cultural practices. Stone Age (subdivided into Paleolithic—a span beginning more than a million years ago in which several Homo species used crude rock tools; Mesolithic—about 12000 to 7000 years […]

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AP Art History: The Pacific/Oceania

Buk Mask Torress Strait Mid to Late 19th Century Turtle shell, wood, fiber, feathers, and shell Malagan Display New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea 20th Century Wood, pigment fiber, and shell Malagan Mask New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea 20th Century Wood, pigment fiber, and shell Nan Madol Pohnpei, Micronesia; Saudeleur Dynasty 700-1600 Basalt boulders […]

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AP Art Unit 5 Part 3

Frontispiece of the Codex Mendoza Viceroyalty of New Spain 1541-1542 Ink and color on paper This book has the information about the Ancient Azetcs. They found their land based on an eagle, where the eagle stopped that’s where they would mark the spot to settle. The eagle stopped in a city with a cactus, modern […]

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2 Music 3.13 Quiz

Which instrument is widely used in country music and almost never used in folk music or bluegrass music? pedal steel guitar Which quality is most important in a country music singer? pronouncing words clearly so they are easy to understand Which characteristic is typical of country music lyrics? They are simple and direct. Which element […]

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World History: Chapter 29 Vocabulary

Appeasement Policy of giving in to an aggressor’s demands in order to keep the peace Pacifism Opposition to all war Neutrality Acts A series of acts passed by the U.S. from becoming involved in WWII Axis Powers Group of countries led by Germany, Italy, and Japan that fought the Allies in World War II Francisco […]

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Psychology Chapter 3

What is the place of consciousness in psychology’s history Since 1960, under the influence of cognitive psychology and neuroscience, consciousness (our awareness of ourselves and our environment) has resumed its place as an important area of research. After initially claiming consciousness as its area of study in the nineteenth century, psychologists had abandoned it in […]

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AP World Chapter 20 Vocab.

factories Portuguese trading fortresses and compounds with resident merchants; utilized throughout Portuguese trading empire to assure secure landing places and commerce. El Mina Most important of early Portuguese trading factories in forest zone of Africa. Nzinga Mvemba King of Kongo south of Zaire River from 1507 to 1543; converted to Christianity and took title Alfonso […]

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19th Century Reforms: Crash Course US History #15 vocabulary

abolitionism The doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery abolitionist A person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. abstain Restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something. antiquity The ancient past, especially the period before the Middle Ages. asylum The protection granted by a nation to […]

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OFL unit 7 world history

blitzkrieg lightning war Battle of Britain Hitler called off his attacks, he focused on the Mediterranean area and the Balkans Lend-Lease Act the transfer of war supplies including food, machinery and services, to nations whose defense was considered vital to the defense of the United States in World War 1 Atlantic Charter Roosevelt and Churchill […]

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Combo with Peripheral Vascular & Lymphatic and 1 other

Describe the structure and function of arteries and veins -Arteries contain elastic fibres which allow the walls to stretch with systole and recoil with diastole. Muscle fibres control the amount of blood delivered to the tissues. Carry oxygenated blood from the heart to the peripheries. Arterial walls stretch during systole and recoil during diastole resulting […]

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AP World History Ways of the World: Chapter 6 Terms

Yellow Turban Rebellion A massive Chinese peasant uprising inspired by Daoist teachings that began in 184 CE with the goal of establishing a new golden age of equality and harmony. Wudi The Chinese emperor (r. 141-87 BCE) who started the Chinese civil service system with the establishment in 124 BCE of an imperial academy for […]

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World History 1 Final Exam Review

Shi Hugandi The first emperor of China. Patriarchal Male-Dominated society. Matriarchal Female-Dominated society Silk Road A system of trade routes in Ancient China. Standardization Making things the same throughout the empire Pin-yin A system for converting Chinese characters into alphabet letters. Dynasty Ruling families. Civil Servent/Civil Service An official who is part of the running […]

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AP World History Key People Ch 16-18

East India Companies British, French, and Dutch joint-stock companies that obtained government monopolies of trade to India and Asia; acted independently in their regions. Columbian Exchange The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus’s voyages. Mercantillism Economic philosophy in which England established the colonies […]

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Unit 4 Terms Part 1 (AP World History)

Absolutism A form of government, usually hereditary monarchy, in which the ruler has no legal limits on his or her power. The monarch has complete control over country and foreign affairs. It was present in Spain, Russia, and France. Thomas Hobbes wrote about it. Astrolabe An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by […]

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Social Studies Praxis 2 Elementary Content

Physical Map Shows the physical landscape features of a place. They generally show things like mountains, rivers and lakes and water is always shown with blue. Mountains and elevation changes are usually shown with different colors and shades to show relief. Topographical Map Similar to a physical map in that it shows different physical landscape […]

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Module 8 Pathophysiology

A 25-year-old male presents with chronic bronchitis of 5 months’ duration. When obtaining the patient’s history, which of the following findings is most likely to cause this condition? Cigarette smoke An 80-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting difficulty breathing. Pulmonary function tests reveal that he has increased residual volume. A nurse suspects […]

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9-10

As written documents, the state constitutions were intended to represent a fundamental law superior to ordinary legislation The consitutional convention addressed the North-South controversy over slavery through the three-fifths compromise the major issue that delayed ratification of the Articles of Confederation concerned Western lands the struggle for divorce between religion and government proved fiercest in […]

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America’s History: Eighth Edition Chapter 30

The Conscience of a Conservative Barry Goldwater’s 1960 book attacking the New Deal state and its government involvement as nearing absolutism. In his next book, \”Why Not Victory?\”, He criticizes containment for not being militant enough. National Review William F. Buckley’s conservative magazine criticizing liberal policy. Religious Right Part of the conservative coalition that emerged […]

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Human Transformations Unit 1

All of the listed traits characterize the human species. Which one of them has been the most important in allowing human beings to adapt and flourish? a well-developed brain Which statement offers the best rationale for studying world history? World history examines how past generations have surmounted challenges and offers insights for future courses of […]

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American History Chapters 1-7

salutary neglect a term coined by british statesman edmund burke regarding the english colonies; idea that the colonies benefited by being left alone, without too much british interference proclamation of 1763 a proclamation from the british government which forbade british colonists from settling west of the appalacian mountains, and which required any settlers already living […]

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Combo with Healthcare Law Midterm Chapters 7

express corporate authority power specifically delegated by statute implied corporate authority the right to perform any and all acts necessary to exercise a corporation’s expressly conferred authority and to accomplish the purpose(s) for which it was created. Ultra Vires Acts a governing body can be held liable for acting beyond its scope of authority, which […]

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