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

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

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American History Exam 2

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

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AP World History Chapter 20 Test

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

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History 17A EXAM #2

question The Glorious Revolution answer 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 […]

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Final Exam in US History 2

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

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US History Chapter 20 Review Test

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

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Baroque Art History

question Love Conquers all answer Caravaggio; Italian Baroque question Calling of St. Matthew answer Caravaggio; Italian Baroque; tenebrist question Conversion of Paul answer Caravaggio; Italian Baroque question Supper at Emmaus answer Caravaggio; Italian Baroque question Characteristics of Caravaggio answer -original tenebrist -extreme jestures -violent -realist -foreshadowing -shallow pictorial space -important elements on edge of painting […]

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AP Art History 213-223 (The Pacific)

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

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Music CH 9-15

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

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7th grade TX History Final Exam Review

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

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World History Chapter 14 Section 1 and 2

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

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world history hon eoc review

question Muslim answer A follower of Islam question Mosque answer Islamic place of worship question Five Pillars of Islam answer 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 question Islam answer A monotheistic […]

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US History-RCT

question DEMOCRACY answer 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. question CONSTITUTION answer The written plan of the US government. Establishes how the government works. question LEGISLATIVE answer Branch of government whose primary duty is […]

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History 112 Final Exam

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

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Ch3 Questions

question As an EMT, the standards of emergency care are often partially based on: answer Locally accepted protocols. question 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 […]

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American HIstory Chapter 10 Section 1

question Henry Clay- answer 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 question John C. Calhoun- answer A man from South Carolina who favored federal action and spoke for the […]

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

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

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World Geo quiz 3

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

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African American History Chapters 1-3

question Theodore W. Allen (1919-2005) answer 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 question Benjamin Quarles (1904-1996) answer 1. Emeritus Professor of History at Morgan State University in Baltimore 2. Author of […]

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Modern World History-Chapter 9

question Adam Smith answer a professor at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, defended the idea of a free economy, or free markets question Capitalism answer an economic system in which the factors of production are privately owned and money is invested in business ventures to make a profit question Communism answer a form of complete […]

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