Ruth Blanco

City: Portland, Oregon
University: Oregon Health & Science University

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AP World History Chapter 13

Allah Time: about 610 CE Location: Arabia Definition: God of Islam and means god in Arabic Significance: 1) Supreme god; strictly monotheistic Islam 2) Muhammad’s followers attacked elites to make them adopt Muhammad’s faith and government dedicated to Allah 3) Ruled the universe, recognition of other gods amounted to wickedness, bring judgement to the universe, […]

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Geological Time Scale and Fossils

Precambrian Name for the time in earths early history that accounts for ninety percent of earth’s time, but only cellular organisms lived. Paleozoic Era the part of geologic time 570-245 million years ago ; invertebrates, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, ferns, and cone-bearing trees were dominant Mesozoic Era middle life (245-144 million years ago); rise of mammals […]

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Ap world history ch1

artisan someone who crafts an object with raw materials city state a self-governing urban center and the agricultural territories it controlled. civilization when human society has advanced to share elements of government, architecture, ideas, etc. Cuneiform wedge shaped writing / the \”first\” writing done with a stylus on a damp clay tablet and preserved through […]

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American History Exam 2

Technology Revolution Alexander Ghram Bell Thomas Edison The Wright Brothers Henry Ford – model T Ford Impacted the construction of: -Highways -Drive In theatres -Motels -Gas Stations Land issues/Naive Americans Attempted to integrate native Americans into white society as farmers -Made them into small property owners Critics felt that it undemined tribal soverntity \”Killing us […]

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History 17A EXAM #2

The Glorious Revolution In order to prevent a Catholic Dynasty the English Parliament drove out James II following the birth of his son and replaced him with the protestant Stahoulder of the Nederlands William, and his wife and daughter of James II, Mary II. This was a relativly bloodless revolution. (excepting the Irish Rebellion in […]

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AP World History Chapter 20 Test

nation that had the most people emigrate after WW1 russia there were 3 of these, over a period of over 800 years diasporas this migration was the result of religious forced resettlement muslim hindu one of the few migrations that spread a religion from India to Spain arab bedowin one of the push factors that […]

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Final Exam in US History 2

Causes of World War I Set of secret alliances Large military build up among the word powers Arguments over colonies What was America’s initial reaction to World War I? remain neutral What event brought America into World War I? New German submarine attacks (Lusitania) What was Wilson’s justification for entering World War I? build a […]

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US History Chapter 20 Review Test

Territories the US acquired using the foreign policy tool of armed forces Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico Foreign policy after the Spanish American War 1898 We took up the idea of imperialism and became more active in Foreign Policy George Washington’s foreign policy advice Isolationism or unilateralism Why did the US get involved in the War […]

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Baroque Art History

Love Conquers all Caravaggio; Italian Baroque Calling of St. Matthew Caravaggio; Italian Baroque; tenebrist Conversion of Paul Caravaggio; Italian Baroque Supper at Emmaus Caravaggio; Italian Baroque Characteristics of Caravaggio -original tenebrist -extreme jestures -violent -realist -foreshadowing -shallow pictorial space -important elements on edge of painting -unusual vantage points George La Tour -depicts actual light source […]

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7th grade TX History Final Exam Review

annexation The adding of a region to the territory of an existing political unit. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty that ended the Mexican War, granting the U.S. control of Texas, New Mexico, and California in exchange for $15 million Federalism distribution of powers between a federal government and the states within a union Popular Sovereignty […]

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AP Art History 213-223 (The Pacific)

Nan Madol Pohnpei, Micronesia Saudeleur Dynasty 700-1600 ce Moai on platform Easter Island 1100-1600 ce Feather cape (‘Ahu ‘ula) Hawaiian Late 18th century ce Staff god Rarotonga, Cook Islands, central Polynesia Late 18th century ce Female deity Nukuoro, Micronesia 18th to 19th century ce Mask (Buk) Torres Strait Mid 19th century ce Hiapo (tapa) Niue […]

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Music CH 9-15

True or False. The Native American population after the Civil War swiftly declined in the face of war, disease, and poverty. True True or False. William Cody collected recordings of more than two-thousand Native American tribal songs over fifty years. False True or False. Most popular culture in nineteenth-century America challenged, sensationalized, and distorted portrayals […]

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World History Chapter 14 Section 1 and 2

caravel a new type of ship that was very large and could travel through shallow water, it was much more maneuverable. astrolabes instruments that would be used to find latitudes and show people where they were, and what the local time was magnetic compass an instrument that had been invented by the Chinese and perfected […]

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world history hon eoc review

Muslim A follower of Islam Mosque Islamic place of worship Five Pillars of Islam True Muslims were expected to follow (principle of Salvation): belief in Allah, pray 5 times a day, giving of alms, fasting during Ramadan, pilgrimage to Mecca once in a lifetime Islam A monotheistic religion that developed in Arabia in 7th century, […]

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US History-RCT

DEMOCRACY Type of government that recognizes the people’s right to take part directly or indirectly in controlling the government. Key idea: government must have consent of the governed. CONSTITUTION The written plan of the US government. Establishes how the government works. LEGISLATIVE Branch of government whose primary duty is to make the laws. Branch that […]

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Ch 7 Presidency

Which one of the powers listed below is a constitutional power that the president shares with the Senate? making treaties Which institutional resource is closest to the president? White House staff In which institutional resource are leaders both appointed by the president and approved by the Senate? Cabinet Which of these became an official presidential […]

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History 112 Final Exam

George Kennan man who develops the idea of containment containment implememted in 1947 the idea the Soviet expansion could be checked \”in the face of superior force\” domino theory if Greece fell into the hands of leftist rebels, confusion and disorder would plague the middle east and threaten europan stability trueman doctorine the US would […]

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American HIstory Chapter 10 Section 1

Henry Clay- A man from Kentucky who favored federal action and spoke for the people in the West who thought the country needed better roads and canals to transport goods from one region to another John C. Calhoun- A man from South Carolina who favored federal action and spoke for the interest of the South. […]

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Pre-AP World History – Chapter 8 Vocabulary List #1

Chan (Zen) a sect of Buddhism that developed in Eastern Asia that emphasized meditation Bakufu a military government run by a shogun where the emperor has no political power. a \”tent-government\” ( in Japan ) shogun supreme military ruler in Japan \”The Three Kingdoms\” 3 political organizations in Korea seppuku ritual suicide performed by a […]

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Ch3 Questions

As an EMT, the standards of emergency care are often partially based on: Locally accepted protocols. You are called to attend to an elderly patient with with an extensive medical history who is now in cardiac arrest. The patient’s family tells you that the patient has a DNR order. There is no paperwork available but […]

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World Geo quiz 3

What is overfishing Fish to much and Don’t have enough to reproduce What is the environmental Protection Agency Promotes Sustainable development What does the national organic program do deals with organic food what would help us protect our supply of fresh water improve waste disposal practices increase conservation reduce dependency on pesticides and fertilizers two […]

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African American History Chapters 1-3

Theodore W. Allen (1919-2005) 1. An American Writer 2. Writer of the book : Invention of the White Race 3. Believe that the White Race was invented as a ruling class social control formation Benjamin Quarles (1904-1996) 1. Emeritus Professor of History at Morgan State University in Baltimore 2. Author of the books: Fredrick Douglass, […]

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