Roy Johnson

City: Pleasanton, California
University: California International Business University

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Mongol Empire

Genghis Khan Also known as Temujin; he united the Mongol tribes into an unstoppable fighting force; created largest single land empire in history. Kublai Khan Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather’s conquest of China Marco Polo (1254-1324) Italian explorer and author. He made numerous trips to China and […]

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AP World History Ch. 7, 8, and 9

Ashoka third ruler of the Mauryan Empire in India. He converted to Buddhism and broadcast his precepts on inscribed stones and pillars, the earliest surviving Indian writing. Bantu collective name of a large group of sub- Saharan African languages and of the peoples speaking these languages. Faxian Chinese pilgrim who left a written account of […]

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U.S. History Chapter 8 Section 1

1. What did Progressives have a strong faith in? Science and Technology 2. Efficiency Progressives believed cities should be run by whom? City Managers and commissioners 3. Why did Wisconsin become known as \”the laboratory of democracy\”? Support for direct primaries 4. Why did Alice Paul’s strategy alarm many in the suffrage movement? She used […]

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AP world history key concept 4.1

peso de ocho silver from the new world was mined into this globally accepted currency that connected major trade systems. first globally used currency. Manila Spanish colony that connected the new world with Asian markets allowing most of the new worlds silver to end up in china Portugal and spain attempts to monopolize trade routes […]

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World History- Chapter 32

The Germans first successfully used blitzkrieg in an attack on? Poland Douglas MacArthur The mastermind of the island hopping strategy. Ships The main target of the Kamikazes. Nazis The group that was tried at the Nuremberg Trials. Where were the atomic bombs dropped? Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Which of the following battles marked the final German […]

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AP World Chapter 13

Aztec Empire Major state that developed in what is now Mexico in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries; dominated by seminomadic Mexica, who had migrate into the region from northern Mexico. Benin Territorial state that emerged by the fifteenth century in the region that is now southern Nigeria; ruled by a warrior king who consolidated his […]

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US History – Industrialization (chapter 7)

Chinese Exclusion Act Decreased Chinese immigration by only allowing teachers, merchants, and students into the U.S. Row House Single family homes that shared side walls. Often 2-3 families would share apartments. Who supported the political machine? New Immigrants – by casting votes for candidates endorsed by the political machine. Tammany Hall The name of the […]

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JLMC Exam 2 – Chapter 8

True/False: The first newspaper produced in North America was Publick Occurrences, both Foreign and Domestick True True/False: By the penny press era, the average newspaper cost eighteen cents per copy False True/False: Joseph Pulitzer’s New York World would stage events for the sole purpose of making news to cover True True/False: Yellow journalism in the […]

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US History Chapter 10 – Imperialism

Imperialism A stronger country taking over a weaker country for location, trade, resources… William McKinley -McKinley Tariff of 1890- tariff on Hawaiian Sugar -Supported Imperialism -President after Grover Cleveland -Responsible for: Spanish American War, Philippine American War, Annexation of Hawaii Alfred T. Mahan -Member of US Navy. Believed that to have a strong country, you […]

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Chapter 1: Introduction and the History of Psychology

Psychology Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes. ex. Behavioral psychology, Developmental Psychology, Experimental psychology, Teaching of psychology, Applied psychology, Research psychology Confirmation Bias Focusing only on information that coincides with your beliefs or opinions and ignoring information that proves your ideas false ex. Listening only to political candidates who you already agree […]

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AP World History Chapter 17 (Strayer)

North American Revolution 1750-1914 : Successful Rebellion conducted by the colonists of parts of North America (Not Canada) against British rile (1775-1787); a conservative revolution whose success assured property rights but established republican government in place of monarchy. The American revolution was a struggle for independence from oppressive British rule, the struggle was launched with […]

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APUSH Chapter 6 Test Questions

The population in Catholic New France grew very slowly because disease took a heavy toll on New France’s inhabitants. During the Seven Years’ War British officials were disturbed by the lukewarm support of many colonials. The 1759 Battle of Quebec ranks as one of the most significant victories in British and American history. The early […]

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AP WORLD HISTORY PERIOD 4 KEY TERMS

age of reason An era during which rational thought is prominent or esteemed, especially the Enlightenment in western Europe. Akbar the Great a ruler of the Mughal empire from 1542-1605, he pursued tolerance for all religions and cultures; he expanded the empire and led the golden age of the Mughal empire Atlantic slave trade took […]

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AP World History Chapter 27 Terms

Congress of Vienna conservative, reactionary meeting, led by prince metternich, restore europe to prerevolution time Holy Alliance alliance between Russia, Prussia, and Austria in defense of the established order; formed by the most conservative monarchies of Europe during the Congress of Vienna. Decembrist uprising Political revolt in Russia in 1825; led by middle-level army officers […]

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HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY 701 SELF TEST 3

The first civilization to develop a real sense of history was the ______________. Hebrew civilization The problem with the Greek view of history is that it was __________. incomplete An __________ studies history from the remains of human culture. archaeologist The view that man’s good is his only goal and man is the sufficient means […]

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The Dark Ages…How Dark Were They, Really?

The period between 600 and 1450 CE is often called the Middle Ages in Europe because it came between the Roman Empire — assuming you forget the Byzantines — and the beginning of the Modern Age. However, outside of Europe, the Dark Ages were truly an Age of Enlightenment Medieval Europe had less trade, fewer […]

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US History Semester 1 Final Exam Review

Freedman’s Bureau government organization aimed at helping black and white southerners who had lost their homes in the fighting Black Codes laws passed in the South to keep freemen in a slavelike condition Ku Klux Klan group of white southerners who terrorized African Americans and whites who were loyal to the US government Fourteenth Amendment […]

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AP Art History Chap 18

Cathedral at Chartes. groin values that are ribbed. walls devoted to stain glass. Chartres, France. 1145-1155. Ribbed groin vaults; Distributed weight to the piers. Has stained glass windows. Elaborate west entrance (Royal Portal). Buttressing still very Romanesque. Sides had flying buttresses.Influenced by Carolingian west work. Figures attached to columns in door jambs. 3 dimensional volume. […]

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AP World History Religions 090610

Percentages of Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Jews, and Non-religious Christians – 33% Islam – 21% Hindu – 14% Jewish – .14% Nonreligious – 16% Which religion is the fastest growing? Islam Polytheistic religions (years, important beliefs) 8000 BCE to 600 BCE. Belief systems in which many gods and goddesses represent spirits of nature that take human […]

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APUSH Chapter 16 Flash Cards

\”Great American Desert\” The region’s relative lack of water and wood affected the development of the United States. Settlers heading westward often attempted to pass through the region as quickly as possible en route to what was considered to be better land farther west. These early settlers gave telling names to the various streams of […]

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Chapter 3 test review us history 1

What is the economic theory of mercantilism? economic theory that a country should become self sufficient. What two things did the \”home\” or \”mother\” country expect their colonies to provide? Raw materials and markets for finished products What was the second goal of mercantilism? Balance of trade and to increase the national treasury. Define Balance […]

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World History Chapter 20 Review

Columbus sailed for Spain in 1492 Cabral claimed Brazil for Portugal Amerigo Vespucci America named in his honor Magellan first voyage to successfully go around the world Circumnavigate go all the way around the world Conquistadores Spanish for \”conquerors\” Cortez Conquered the Aztecs Pizarro Conquered the Incans Mestizo mixed European and native heritage Encomienda forced […]

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