Tony Foust

City: Massapequa, New York
University: University of Rochester

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AP world history chapter 25 vocabulary

Tainos Inhabited the islands of the Caribbean Encomienda The institution of forced labor Peru & Mexico Had vast supplies of silver Sugar & tobacco French settlers in the Caribbean hoped to produce these valuable cash crops Several million slaves from west africa European settlers needed workers to operate their estate and began to import Hernan […]

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American History II Review

Winston Churchill British prime minister during WWII who worked with the US to help defend democracy. Adolf Hitler Antisemitic leader of Germany and the Nazi Party during WIII. Called for Germany to expand and not abide by the treaty of Versailles. Responsible for the murder of six million Jews in the Holocaust. Japanese Americans US […]

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History chapter 4 lesson 2

President Washington wanted to remain neutral in the ongoing war between France and Britain but staying out of this conflict was not easy George Washington was inaugurated in 1789 shortly after the French revolution began in Europe. Radicals Those who his political views and practices are considered extreme These French radicals executed thousands of people […]

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AP ART HISTORY JADE CONG

Cong A term of ancient Chinese jade artifact. The earliest was produced by the Liangzhu culture is at 3402 to 2050 BC Form Made from jade material by professionals circular whole carved in cubic structure Abstract light green tinge, carving Function buried with people of high rank or social class Elaborate burial ritual Whole may […]

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AP World history chapter 11/12

Teotihuacan city at height of power in 600. Had religious architecture aligned w/mountains and stars. Had Chinampas. No single ruler, instead ruled by elite families or puppet kings. Collapse through either fighting or conflict within. chinampas \”floating gardens\” islands of muck heaped in lakes that permitted year-round agriculture to support population => art, trade. Maya […]

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AP World History: Chapter 17-Feudalism in Europe and Japan

What is the time period of the Middle Ages? 500-1500s Who were the successors of the Roman Empire? Germanic kingdom (Visigoths and Ostrogoths) Nomadic empire How was the rule in Europe during the Middle Ages? Decentralized rule Explain how the Franks ruled in Europe during the Middle Ages -Focused on agriculture -Shifted center of empire […]

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Chapter 15 Practice Quiz

Demography is the study of the size and composition of a society’s population True To calculate a crude birth rate, divide the number of live births in a year into the total population and multiply the result by 1,000 True The crude birth rate in North America is lower than that for Asia True The […]

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World History Ch 10 Test

Allah Arabic world for God Allah ________ means either God or the belief in one god. Gabriel Muslims believe that Allah sent the angel _____________ to Muhammad so that he would convince others that Allah was the only God. Muhammad A prophet born into a powerful Meccan family who took great interest in religion. He […]

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AP World History Chapter 8

Liu Bang Commander in the Qin army who took over China after the Qin dynasty fell Liu Bang The founder of the Han dynasty Liu Bang Emperor who tried to combine the Qin and Zhou government structures but failed and resorted to strict centralization Han Wudi The greatest emperor of the Han Dynasty who strengthened […]

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THEA 101 Review

The \”core concept\” is the director’s determination of the most important of the many images, ideas, and emotions that will give the production meaning The timing and placement of a character’s entrances, exits, crosses, embraces, and other major movements is called blocking Which of the following is true of the history of the director’s role? […]

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AP world history 1750-1900

social Darwinism The belief that only the fittest survive in human political and economic struggle. industrial revolution Change in technology, brought about by improvements in machinery and by use of steam power labor union an organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions, wages, and benefits for its members trade union Organization of workers […]

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HIS 101 Mid Term Questions

How has geography influenced the course of history? Geography has influenced history in many ways. Since the first people traveled the land, geography has played a major role in their survival. If even one condition of the geography was found to be too difficult to live in, a part of the population would die out. […]

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APES Chapter 10, 12, 16

About 80% of the ocean’s water exists in the Deep zone Ocean water is saltiest where there is high evaporation and low precipitation Water in the surface zone of the ocean is, for the most part well mixed Which of the following is not a characteristic of currents always rapid and powerful The area that […]

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Psychology and Education: Humanistic

Briefly describe humanistic psychology. Humanism is a psychological approach that emphasizes the study of the whole person. Humanistic psychologists look at human behavior not only through the eyes of the observer, but through the eyes of the person doing the behaving. Humanistic psychologists believe that an individual’s behavior is connected to their inner feelings and […]

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Superflex "Unthinkables"

This unthinkable makes you want all the attention. Attention Eater This unthinkable makes you get stuck on one idea. Rock Brain This unthinkable makes you get distracted with many thoughts. Brain Eater This unthinkable makes you act mean and bossy towards others. Mean Jean This unthinkable makes you be competitive and aggressive to other kids […]

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TExES PPR Concepts and Terms

ability grouping A type of grouping where students are placed together according to their skill level, in high, middle or low groups. The TExES exam does not like this practice as research indicates that it is not very effective and has some negative consequences. abstract Characterized only in thought; non-concrete. Considered apart from concrete existence.Not […]

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Characteristics of a Literature teacher

enthusiasm Great excitement for or interest in a subject or cause. creativity A mental ability that involves using the imagination to produce original ideas. flexibility An ability to adapt to new situations and to see their possibilities; willingness to find innovative relationships patience Ability to wait, persevere; capacity for calm endurance … versed, – skilled, […]

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Asi se dice, Level 1, Chapter 1

el muchacho the boy la muchacha the girl el joven the young boy la joven the young girl el amigo the friend la amiga the friend el alumno the student la alumna the student la escuela the school la clase the class el curso The course el profesor The man professor la profesora the female […]

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Elements of the Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model

What will I do to establish and communicate learning goals, track student progress, and celebrate success? Element 1: Providing clear learning goals and scales (rubrics) Element 2: Tracking student progress Element 3: Celebrating success What will I do to establish and maintain classroom rules and procedures? Element 4: Establishing and maintaining classroom rules and procedures […]

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Lies My Teacher Told Me

Why Study History? More than any topic, it is about us. It tells us how we got here The optimistic approach blames the victim for failures, Girls, people of color, working class children (and so on), don’t see anyone like themselves in textbooks, and conclude that it must be their fault that they are not […]

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EALC 001

King Wen (Zhou) Formed alliances with neighboring states and tribes (marriage) in preparation to attack the Shang King Wu (Zhou) Built new capital at Hao-jing and launched expedition that defeated the Shang; died young He had the \”Mandate of Heaven\” tian Chinese term for cosmos Justified the idea of \”heaven’s mandate\” – heaven chooses the […]

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Foundation Of Education

1. According to your text, most teachers come from which racial group? a. Black b. Caucasian c. Hispanic d. Asian B 2. The reason that most teachers give for choosing to teach is that they a. had a desire to work with young people. b. had an interest in subject matter. c. looked forward to […]

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