Ruth Jones

City: Greenville, South Carolina
University: University of South Carolina-Beaufort

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World History – Chapter 21 – Terms & Names

absolute monarch a king or queen who has unlimited power and seeks to control all aspects of society divine right the idea that monarchs are God’s representatives on earth and are therefore answerable only to God Louis XIV King of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French […]

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Chapter 12 Geologic Time Flashcards

If the relative age of two formations (with respect to one another) is known, then the numerical ages for each formation can be inferred. a. true b. false b. false Which statement best summarizes the development of the geologic time scale? a. Names of relative ages (such as Silurian) and accurate numerical dates for these […]

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AP Art History 250 Pieces

question Apollo 11 Stones answer -25,500-25300 BCE -Found in Namibia -Paleolithic -Rock Painting -Drawn in charcoal on quartzite -Earliest known piece of art -Unidentified animal, perhaps supernatural -Has two horns relating to Oryx and sexual organ of bovid -Shamanism (religion based on the idea that forces of nature can be contacted through intermediaries) -Probably has […]

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Historiography

question Christopher Shannon answer Christopher Shannon examines how an anthropological definition of culture shaped the central political and social narratives of the Cold War era. In the middle decades of the twentieth century, American intellectuals understood culture as a \”whole way of life\” and a \”pattern of values\” in order to account for and accommodate […]

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American History Chapter 29 Terms

question Thurgood Marshall answer American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor. question Brown VS Board Of Education Of Topeka answer 1954- court decision that declared state laws segregating schools to be unconstitutional. Overturned Plessy […]

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World History Chapter 23 Sections 1-5 Vocab

question Old Regime answer the political and social system that existed in France before the French Revolution. question Estates answer one of the three social classes in France before the French Revolution-the First Estate consisting of the clergy; the Second Estate,of the nobility; and the Third Estate, of the rest of the population. question Louis […]

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CHapter 4 us history quizlet

question Mercantilism answer an economic system whereby the government intervenes the economy for the purpose of increasing national wealth question Key law of Mercantilism answer The Navigation Acts question Exports answer British: Sugar Colonies: Tobacco, rice, and indigo question Imports answer MAnufactured goods then exported to colonies question Enumerated Products answer Enumerated in acts of […]

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US History Louisiana EOC Review Terms

question ku klux klan answer a secret society of white Southerners in the United States, later grew in the Northeast and Midwest opposing immigrants, Jews and Catholics question exodusters answer African Americans who moved from post reconstruction South to Kansas. question fourteenth amendment answer made \”all persons born or naturalized in the United States\” citizens […]

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Chapter 21 Vocab – AP World History

question Ottoman Empire answer Turkic empire established in Asia Minor and eventually extending throughout Middle East; responsible for conquest of Constantinople and end of Byzantine Empire in 1453; succeeded Seljuk Turks following retreat of Mongols question Safavid dynasty answer Originally a Turkic nomadic group; family originated in Sufi mystic group; espoused Shi’ism; conquered territory and […]

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Modern World History Chapter 6: Enlightenment and Revolution

question Geocentric answer Belief that earth was the center of the universe question Scientific Revolution answer New way scientists were looking at the natural world; careful observation and desire to question; caused by exploration, printing press, navagation question (Nicolaus) Copernicus answer Came up with the heliocentric theory; feared persecution A Polish astronomer who proved that […]

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AP World History – Unit 2 Key Terms

question Achaemenids answer The first great Persian empire (558-330 BCE) which began under Cryus and reached its peak under Darius. question Seleucids answer The Persian empire (323 – 83 BCE) founded by Seleucus after the death of Alexander the Great. question Parthians answer The Persian empire (247 BCE- 224 CE) that reached its peach under […]

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World History Semester 1 final Exam Review

question Jewish Beliefs and Democracy answer Moral Freedom Written legal code Personal choice question Christian Beliefs and Democracy answer All people should be equal Everyone has value and worth question When was the US Bill of Rights established? answer 1689 question When was the Magna Carta established? answer 1215 question What is the Magna Carta? […]

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ISS210 EXAM1

question There are many different social science disciplines with varying approaches but in understanding modern problems social scientists need to know: answer how the social sciences interrelate question Scientific knowledge is knowledge that has been answer Systematically gathered, classified, related, and interpreted. question In the social sciences, very little use can be made of controlled […]

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Old Testament chapter 10

question What does the Pentateuch record? answer the birth of God’s people question Why are the historical books important? answer 1. historical content they cover 800 years 2. for what they teach theologically they describe Israel’s history they are God’s word today for all Christian believers question How do the historical books begin? answer by […]

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AGS World History Chapter 1

question culture answer the values, attitudes, and customs of a group question diary answer a daily record of what happens to a person question historian answer one who is an expert of history question history answer the record of past events and the story of what happened to people in the past question humanity answer […]

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World History Unit 2 Test

question Agora answer a central spot in ancient Greek city-states, center of athletic, artistic, spiritual and political life of the city question Alexander answer learned from Aristotle, crushed Theban army, sold people into slaves, burned city, became pharaoh in Egypt, destroyed Persian army question Octavian answer Augustus; first emperor of Rome question Aristotle answer studied […]

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Humanities Exam #2

question Into which empire were the Hellenistic cities absorbed? answer Roman Republic (empire) question What are the two main periods of Roman history called? answer Roman Republic and Roman Imperial question What event marks the beginning of the history of the Roman Republic? answer Expulsion of the Etruseans from the Roman territories. question What roman […]

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Chapter 7 US History I

question How do regional economies create differences? answer North, South and West of the USA have different economies. South & West are farming; North is industrial. question Sam Slater answer A 21 year old Brit who wanted to become an economical leader. He smuggled himself into America. He kept all the plans for success in […]

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U.S. History Chapter 16

question The term Reconstruction refers to the answer period immediately after the civil war question The escaped slave who captured a Confederate steamship and later went on to become a U.S. congressman was? answer Robert Smalls question A minimal Reconstruction policy was favored by? answer Lincoln question President Lincoln’s Reconstruction plans were committed to? answer […]

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U.S. History Constitution Test

question Federalism answer System of government where sovereignty is divided on the state and national level question Sovereignty answer Final authority on a matter question Creator of theory of Separation of Powers answer (Baron de) Montesquieu question Legislative Branch answer Makes Laws question Judicial Branch answer Interprets Laws question Executive Branch answer Enforce Laws question […]

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Assessments Ch 4

question 1. State the purpose of the complete health history. answer To collect subjective data and combine it with objective data from the physical examination and diagnostic tests. Ill person’s history includes a detailed, chronological record of the health person. All history’s include abnormal symptoms, health problems and concerns. question Parts of a health history […]

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Apush turning points in history

question 1763 answer 1st treaty of Paris question 1776 answer Declaration of Independence question 1789 answer Constitution was adopted question 1800 answer Election of Jefferson question 1803 answer Louisiana purchase question 1814 answer Treaty of Ghent question 1848 answer Treaty of Guadalupe hidalgo question 1861 answer Bombing of fort Sumter question 1865 answer Lincoln assassination […]

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