Rebecca Baker

City: Hanover, Maryland
University: Howard Community College

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Mass Comm. Chapter 4

Print Media Industries (SP) \”As an industry, the mass media didn’t take form until the 1830s with the introduction of newspapers that were affordable to most people and edited for mass readership. Key factors in the development of mass audiences at the time were intertwined economic and social changes-growing industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and literacy.\” Jimmy […]

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IB History of the Americas Unit 10

Porfirio Diáz a Mexican soldier and politician, who served seven terms as President of Mexico, totaling three and a half decades between 1876 and 1911 Francisco Madero a Mexican statesman, writer, and revolutionary who served as the 33rd president of Mexico from 1911 until his assassination in 1913 Pancho Villa José Doroteo Arango Arámbula – […]

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AP US History Chapter 29

question Tonkin Gulf Resolution answer 1964 – LBJ asks Congress for authorization to take \”all necessary measures\” in order to protect American forces and stop aggression In response to North Vietnamese torpedo boat attacks question Credibility Gap answer Network coverage of the war damages LBJ’s popularity Scenes of death and devastation undermined moral justification for […]

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Hope’s AP world history Unit 2 vocab

question 4 Noble Truths answer Part of the Dharma of Buddhism 1. All life is suffering 2. Desire is the cause of suffering 3. Removing desire removes suffering 4. This may be done through the 8-fold path question 8-Fold Path answer Part of the Dharma of Buddhism # 4 of the 4 noble truths Right […]

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World History AP Unit 1 Test question

question Interactions between Muslims and Europeans during the 17th Century are most commonly found in answer The Indian Ocean question An AP World History region that can be classifies as a cultural region is answer Latin America question The Study of oceans in world History answer Coordinates with an emphasis on societies as well as […]

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ID’s – History 7A Midterm – UC Berkeley

question Ancestral Pueblo answer Anasazi – lived during Medieval Warm Period – adapted corn, beans, and squash to the high altitude of the Colorado Plateau. Had villages of \”exquisitely executed masonry buildings.\” question Medieval Warm Period answer 300 – 400 years of abnormally warm weather that allowed for tribes such as the Anasazi to thrive […]

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U.S. HISTORY UNIT 1 TEST

question Hernan Cortés answer Most brutal of the Spanish conquistadores, led the expedition that led to the fall of the Aztecs to smallpox question Fra Bartolomé de las Casas answer Spanish priest and social reformer, \”Protector of the Indians\” question Matrilineal society answer Society in which one inherits property and identity through the mother’s line […]

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World History final exam notes

question Ch. 17 answer … question Johan Gutenburg answer invented the printing press question Martin Luther answer German theologian who led the Reformation question Ignatius Loyola answer Founded the Society of Jesus, resisted the spread of Protestantism, wrote Spiritual Exercises. question Jesuits answer Members of the Society of Jesus, staunch Catholics. Led by Loyola. question […]

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Ap European History Chapter 13: Reformation and Religious Warfre

question Christian Humanism answer Also known as Northern Humanism. It was focusing on the Holy Scriptures and the church’s fathers; writings. Its goal was to simplify Christianity and make inner piety. question Desiderius Erasmus’s The Praise of Folly answer It was a book written by the Christian Humanist –Erasmus– making fun of and critizing the […]

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AP World History- Medieval Europe

Middle Ages The historical period from around 500 A.D. up to around 1450 A.D. between the fall of Rome and the birth of the Renaissance Dark Ages First 500 years of Midieval Europe. The name was given due to a lack of cultural, societal, intellectual, political and economic progress Germanic Tribes The groups of invaders […]

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World History – Chapter 13 Review – Terms

question Beowulf answer The greatest Saxon poem which still remains today question Archbishop of Canterbury answer The most influential church office in England question Anglo-Saxon Chronicle answer Used by King Alfred the great to make Englishmen aware of their common history through a running account of current events question Norman Conquest answer Name later given […]

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Essay on Chapter 8 US History

question Urbanization answer Rapid growth of cities in the northeast and Midwest due to industrialism. Most of the new immigrants were moving to the cities due to the development of factories. question Brooklyn Bridge answer built in 1883, it connects Brooklyn to Manhattan and at the time was considered the \”eighth wonder of the world\”. […]

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Sociology Ch1

question credited with being the father of sociology answer August Comte question the use of sociological research to solve problems answer applied sociology question the capitalists who own the means of production answer bourgeoisie question standards by which people define what is desirable or undesirable, good or bad, beautiful or ugly answer values question coined […]

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A History of Western Society: Chapter #17

question 1050-1300 answer Was a time of general economic expansion- growth of trade, towns and population. By 1300, serfdom had practically disappeared. Cultural and religious unity was reinforced question 1400-1650 answer Nobles established serfdom in Bohemia, Silesia, Hungary and eastern Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Russia question Post-Black Death Serfdom answer In the west, by 1500 […]

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AP World History Chapter 20- Vocabulary Terms

question Manchu answer Federation of Northeast Asian peoples who founded the Qing Empire question Daimyo answer Literally, great name(s). Japanese warlords and great landowners, whose armed samurai gave them control of the Japanese islands from the eighth to the later nineteenth century. Under the Tokugawa Shogunate they were subordinated to the imperial government question Samurai […]

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AP World History Unit 1 Vocab

question Civilization answer an ambiguous term often used to denote more complex societies but sometimes used by anthropologists to describe any group of people sharing a set of cultural traits question History answer the study of past events and changes in the development, transmission, and transformation of cultural practices question Stone Age answer the historical […]

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History and Social Science World History Set

question The Near East answer Comprised the Tigris & Euphrates Valley, the Fertile Crescent, and The Nile Valley. They had the first system of independent states and writing. Architectural achievements are the ziggurat & pyramid. the first codification of law. the first lasting monotheism. question The Summarians answer creators of the Mesopotamia civiliztion. Large scale […]

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APWH Chapter 34

question The spark for World War I was answer Provided when Gavrilo Princip assassinated the Archduke of Austria-Hungary, Franz Ferdinand question The first total war in world history was answer The Great War/World War I question Approximately how many combatants died in World War I? answer 15 million question Self-determination answer The term for the […]

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U.S. History Chapter 6 Test: Industrial Revolution

question What changes in track design allowed trains to travel faster? answer double sets of tracks allowed trains traveling in opposite directions to pass each other question How did the standard gauge allow railroad transportation to travel faster? answer passengers no longer needed to be transferred from train to train question How did the growth […]

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World History After 1500 Semester 1

question What are the characteristics and beliefs of Humanism? answer Man is most important and the center of the universe, not God. It is the midway point between the focus on God and the Scientific Method. Caused by Secularism, Skepticism, Classicalism, and Individualism and incorporates those values. Ends the Medieval period and starts the Modern […]

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Washington State history test answers

question Charles Wilkes answer He explored Puget Sound and convinced the United States government not to give up their claim to Puget Sound. question Alexander Mackenzie answer England. Seeking a route to the Pacific. Was the first to cross North America north of Mexico. Proved there was no Northwest Passage. question David Thompson answer England. […]

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Unit 5 Review AP World History 1750 to 1914

question Louise XVI answer Louis XVI was the last king of France (1774-92) in the line of Bourbon monarchs preceding the French Revolution of 1789. question Napoleon Bonaparte answer Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte was the older brother of Napoleon I, who made him King of Spain 1808-1813. question Otto von Bismarck (Otto Eduard Leopold ) answer Otto […]

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