Sarah Taylor

City: Jamestown, New York
University: Yeshiva Derech Chaim

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History pg. 142-145

Who is Moctezuma? the ruler of the Aztecs Where had the Spanish begun establishing colonies on the islands of the Caribbean Sea the ruler of the Aztecs Moctezuma what were a few advantages the Spanish had that protected them from the Aztecs metal armor, muskets, and horses why did cortes go to tenochtitlan? to conquer […]

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Chapter 3 US History

What were the personal qualities needed to explore and settle in the new lands? Courage, Practical Know how, bottomless ddetermination Daniel Boone warned colonists of the coming attack by which 2 groups? British and the Native Americans What was responsible for most of the growth in America? Increase in number of children born Half of […]

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USD THEA 201 Chapter 10 Quiz

Besides being one of the first Westerns, what is significant about Edwin S. Porter’s 1903 film The Great Train Robbery? It was one of the first films that pioneered the idea of continuity editing. German expressionist films are characterized by _____________ settings, ____________ camera angles, and themes such as _____________. exaggerated; oblique; alienation Historians who […]

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History of Rock Midterm

Origins and stylistic properties of \”Country/Rural\”, \”Jump\” and \”Electric\” Blues Country/Rural- Guitar driven, characteristics of folk Jump- up-tempo, small groups with horns Electric- electric amplification *made R&B Tin Pan Alley Made basic song structure still used today; Place for people to create music Phil Spector 1.) producer who started \”Girl Groups and The Teenage Symphony\” […]

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AP World History Ch 9 ID’s

Kushan Kingdom many wars happened and there were many rulers; the people benefitted from the trade that passed through their land, mostly from Romans and Chinese on the Silk Road The Periplus an account of a Greek seafarer’s travels down the coast of Cape Guardafui at the tip of the Horn of Africa to the […]

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AP-World History-Early Latin America

Caravel A Slender light-wieght European Ship that is highly manuverable. Mercantalism The Belief That colonies exist to only benifit the mother country. It has four steps, that are followed: 1. To gain or aquire colonies 2. Extract raw materials from that colony 3. To manufacture these materials into finished products, and sell them to make […]

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AMSCO World History Chapter 27 Vocabulary

Winston Churchill when the civilian population in London and other cities withstood months of relentless bombing Appeasement giving in to the demands of another country in hopes of keeping peace Rome-Berlin Axis when Hitler first formed a military pact with Fascist Italy Anti-Comintern Pact Germany created a military alliance with Japan based on mutual distrust […]

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APUSH Chapter 7

Republicanism Derived from Greek and Romans republics. Meant a just society was one in which all citizens subordinated their private, selfihs interest to the common good. Stability of the society was then dependant on the virtue of its citizens and it was opposed to hierarchical and authoriatrian institutions such as a monarchy Radical Whigs Second […]

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AP World History: Unit 1 Key Terms

Paleolithic period old stone age hunting & gathering societies a human group that depends on hunting and gathering for its survival Neolithic period The New Stone Age, the final era of prehistory, which began about 9000 B.C. Neolithic Revolution the shift from hunting of animals and gathering of food to the keeping of animals and […]

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bio test one midterm review

what converts organic matter to inorganic matter by breaking down dead organisms decomposers what nutrients often limit the distribution and abundance of photosynthetic organisms nitrogen and phosphorous if a populations growth rate decreases as the population size approaches the carrying capacity the populations growth follows a ______ model logistic competition among individuals of the same […]

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Musical Style Final

The Catholic Church dominated the history of Western music for its first 1400 years. liturgical drama When secular music and drama were added to the church liturgy this was called : Gregorian Chant a system of organizing chants attributed to Pope Gregory Monophonic texture chant was set in: Sometimes syllabic, sometimes mellisimatic, sometimes both The […]

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CH 9 margin review, World History I

In what ways did the early history of Islam reflect its Arabian origins? (413) Place – Arabia Time – 500 to 1500 CE Where Islam started – in Arabia between Byzantium and Persia (Sassanid Empire) – influenced it. The monotheistic ideas of the Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians helped define Allah – the one, Islamic God […]

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MA 1 Introduction

The Andromeda Galaxy is faintly visible to the naked eye. When you look at the Andromeda Galaxy, the retina of your eye is absorbing light that has traveled through space for ______ to reach you. about 2 ½ million years Suppose that someone in the Andromeda galaxy had a super-telescope through which they were looking […]

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US History A CP Unit 2- Vocabulary

Anaconda Plan a plan devised by General Winfield Scott, involved a blockade Emancipation Proclamation President Lincoln’s plan that would emancipate or free, enslaved people in areas still controlled by the confederacy scalawags a white southerner who moved to the south after the civil war for political gain censorship control of free expression Habeas Corpus the […]

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Crash Course US History #5

Seven years war Churchill called it the first world war Lasted for 9 years 1754-1763 About economics Governor of VA awarded land grant to Ohio company –> natives mad because it was their land Ohio company didn’t recognize French land claims Led by GW Fort necessity abandoned Fort Duqane British take control of no via […]

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Turning Points in American History: Key Dates and Events

1763 The Treaty of Paris –Ended the French and Indian War –Britain won control of all land west to Mississippi River, including Florida, leaving colonists with no enemies on their immediate border –Britain taxed colonies to pay for past wars, upsetting colonists and starting the American Revolution 1776 The Declaration of Independence –First time in […]

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Chapter 1 Test Analysis

The concept that describes opening a window into unfamiliar worlds that allows us to understand human behavior b placing it within its broader social context is called…. A.) The sociological perspective Which of the following elements did C .Wright Mills attribute as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior? C.) external […]

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World History Chapter 6 test- The Roman Empire

What were the Roman legions? the roman military forces Who was Constantine? Roman emperor; made christianity legal; moved capital to Byzantium (later called Constantinople) What culture is also known as classical culture? Greco-Roman What did Diocletian do that involved language and the Roman Empire? Divided the Roman empire in two parts, the latin speaking west […]

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Chapter 11 US History Test Study Guide

What term is used to describe a strong sense of patriotism towards one’s country? Nationalism Which politician developed an economic plan for the United States? Henry Clay What was the name of the economic plan? American System What are the 3 parts of Clay’s economic plan? • Est. protective tariffs. • Create a national bank. […]

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Civics Chapter 2

Dickinson felt that the Constitution made a system of checks and balances possible. The reference in the quote to the Senate and the House describes the Connecticut Compromise What is the main idea of the Declaration of Independence? that the colonists would no logger submit to the British rule What was the basic distinction between […]

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CREATIVE EXP. MIDTERM

What is FLOW? a state of self-forgetfulness – play should be something a child feels rather than something a child does Characteristics of FLOW Extreme concentration, Control – Influencing the play – May be short or long-lasting & allows the brain some \”quiet time\” Torrance’s definition of FLOW creativity is the ability to produce something […]

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Teacher directed instruction

Teacher directed instruction the teacher controls the content and guides the presentation of the lesson. One-way delivery. Methods of teacher-directed instruction lectures, guided practice, questioning, demonstrations, independent practice or homeowrk. Advantages presenting a great deal of material to a large group of students in a short time. The best way to introduce new concepts, teach […]

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