Test Answers on evolution

Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World

Popular sovereignty the idea that rulers drew power from their subjects, and were therefore at their subjects’ mercy. This challenged the idea of divine right, or of rulers being naturally (or supernaturally) superior to the people they ruled. Enlightenment a philosophical and scientific revolution in which people were encouraged to question the most basic principles […]

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Russian Revolution

Which slogan is associated with the Bolshevik (Russian) Revolution? \”Peace, Land, and bread!\” Which leader led the Russians in a second revolution (1917), Promised \”peace, land, and bread.\”, established the New Economic Policy (NEP) Vladimir I. Lenin The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 in Russia was caused in part by a shortage of military supplies and […]

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APWH Industrial Revolution

Abolition of Slavery All South American countries abolished slavery by 1880. In Britian it was because a change in economic interest, and resistance from the enslaved people. Adam Smith Scottish philosopher; Economy depends on demand of people. Canals an artificial waterway used to direct water (usually from a river or lake) to a certain area […]

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Evolution – Exam #4 – Species

In speciation lies the __________________________, and the study of speciation bridges ___________________________ origin of diversity microevolution and macroevolution Evolution of diversity occurs by cladogenesis anagenesis cladogenesis branching of lineages anaenesis evolution within a species Speciation Time Long process to be observed by _________________________ of scientists one or a few generations Speciation Time too ___________________________ to […]

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GenIRevolution Mission 8 – Intro to Stocks

Stock A share of ownership in a corporation. Stock Market A general term used to describe all transactions involving the buying and selling of stock shares issued by a company. NYSE New York Stock Exchange AMEX American Stock Exchange NASDAQ A major stock exchange that handles trades through a computerized network Dividend A portion of […]

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The Industrial Revolution Critical Essay

Enclosure larger fields which wealthy landowners enclosed with fences or hedges; it made it so they could cultivate larger fields and use new seeding and harvesting methods. landowners experimented to discover more productive farming methods to boost crop fields crop rotation important because different crops being grown would allow for the land to lose and […]

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APUSH: Chapter 9: The Market Revolution: 1800-1840

What were the main elements of the market revolution? The market revolution represented an acceleration of developments already under way in the colonial era. In the first half of the 19th century, in rapid succession, the steamboat, canal, railroad, and telegraph brought America out of its economic past. These innovation opened new land to settlement, […]

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Industrial Revolution Vocab

Liberalism Belief that people should be free from gov’t restraint Great Britain Where the industrial revolution began James Watt Improved the steam engine Principle of Intervention Right of powerful countries to maintain order throughout Europe Individualism Belief in the uniqueness of each person Abolition Movement to end slavery Middle Class One of two classes to […]

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Charles Darwin and Evolution

1809-1882 What are Charles Darwin’s birth and death dates? Naturalist and Geologist What was Charles Darwin’s career? Galapagos Finches What was his most familiar species? Natural Selection What did Charles Darwin call \”survival of the fittest\”? Origin of Species What was the name of the book Charles Darwin published? 1858 What year did Charles Darwin […]

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AP BIO evolution study guide

how did Linnaeus classify organisms? One of his contributions was the development of a hierarchical system of classification of nature. Today, this system includes eight taxa: domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species George Cuvier the first person to provide evidence for extinctions Charles Lyell supported the theory of gradualism Alfred Wallace work […]

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Evolution-Fall 2014

Adaptation This is an inherited characteristic that increases an organism’s chance of survival. Analogous Structures These are structures which are similar in different organisms because they evolved in a similar environment, yet do not have a common ancestor. Charles Darwin This scientist is known for his work with natural selection, and he is known as […]

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Chapter 10.4: Evidence of Evolution

Darwin found evidence supporting evolution from a wide range of sources. The most important and convincing support came from fossils, geography, embryology, and anatomy The fossil is a record of change in a species over time Geologist found that fossil organisms on the bottom, or older, layers were more primitive than those in the upper, […]

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The Industrial Revolution Essays

Explain the 3 factors that led to the Industrial Revolution. Was any 1 factor more important than the other two? Explain. – The 1st factor that led to the Industrial Revolution os the Agricultural Revolution – New techniques in farming , including the enclosure movement and crop rotation – New inventions like the seed drill […]

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American Revolution, Ch. 4

D The upcoming battle portrayed in Emanuel Leutze’s painting was the Battle of A. Antietam B. Bunker Hill C. Saratoga D. Trenton D This person is the first known African American woman to publish a written piece of literature. A) Oprah Winfrey B) Harriett Tubman C) Sojourner Truth D) Phillis Wheatley C Women who aided […]

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American Revolution Test PART 3 ESSAY

How revolutionary the American Revolution really was Revolutionary means a sudden dramatic change in the way people think or live. By this definition, the American Revolution wasn’t very revolutionary. However, there were some ways in which it truly was revolutionary. One way the war dramatically changed the way people lived was that states created new […]

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Chapter 22- Revolution in Energy and Industry

Savery and Newcomen Thomas Savery in 1698 and Thomas Newcomen in 1705 invented the first primitive steam engines. Both were inefficient and burned coal to produce steam, which was then used to operate a pump. By 1770s they were operating in English and Scottish mines. James Watt 1763 Watt saw that the Newcomen engine’s waste […]

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Chapter 14 Darwin and Evolution

evolution modification of a species over generations- \”descent with modification\” natural selection individuals with superior physical or behavioral characteristics are more likely to survive and reproduce than those without such characteristics Georges Cuvier founder of comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology; brought study of fossils to the level of a science Charles Lyell wrote a geology […]

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APUSH Revolution DBQ

question Declaration of Independence answer Shows John Locke’s unalienable rights, not property, pursuit of American Individualism, power from the governed question Reverend Devereux Jarratt answer Openly criticized government, similar to Abigail, Black Valedictorian, and Indians – connects to Churchill quote question Billiards at Hanover-Town by Benjamin Latrobe answer Drawing shows the poor playing with the […]

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Enlightenment and Revolution

question Galileo Galilei answer Italian scientist who made astronomical observations that supported the theories of Copernicus question Isaac Newton answer English scientist who discovered law of gravity question Enlightenment answer intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought and power of individuals to solve problems question Catherine the Great answer Russian empress who was considered the […]

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Human Origins and evolution Chapter 24

question Primates answer -There are about 400 species of this, which include prosimians (lemuars, bushbabies monkeys and apes). -they all share a number of general features that distinguish them from other mammals -including nails rather than claws and eyes on front of the face instead of the side allowing stereoscopic (three dimensional vision). -most of […]

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Ch 10 Early Hominin Origins and Evolution

question Sahelanthropus tchadensis answer The earliest pre-australopithecine species found in central Africa with possible evidence of bipedalism. question 7-4 answer The pre-australopithecines lived between ___ mya. question 4-1 answer The australopithecines lived between ___ mya. question Speech/advanced cognition/complex material culture answer These three things do not define a hominin: (They evolved long after the first […]

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