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World History Chapter 27

Pacifism the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration Militarism glorification of the military Entente an informal alliance between countries Francis Ferdinand (1863-1914) Heir apparent to the Austro-Hungarian throne whose assassination in Sarajevo set in motion the events that started World War I. Gavrilo Princip The assassin of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of […]

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AP Art History: Content Area 10

The Gates. New York City, U.S. Christo and Jeanne-Claude. 1979-2005 C.E. Mixed- media installation. Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Washington, D.C., U.S. Maya Lin. 1982 C.E. Granite. Horn Players. Jean-Michel Basquiat. 1983 C.E. Acrylic and oil paintstick on three canvas panels. Summer Trees. Song Su-nam. 1983 C.E. Ink on paper. Androgyn III. Magdalena Abakanowicz. 1985 C.E. Burlap, […]

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United States History Chapter 20

Henry Ford United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947). mass production Process of making large quantities of a product quickly and cheaply Model T A cheap and simple car designed by Ford. It allowed for more Americans to own a car. $850. scientific management a management theory using efficiency experts to examine […]

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Ap world History ch 16

The Book of the Wonders of India was a collection of tall tales about foreign lands. Differing from the south, northern India during the postclassical era was turbulent and chaotic. Harsha’s kingdom was strongly influenced by Buddhism. restored unified rule in most of northern India through military force. supported scholarship through patronage. collapsed upon Harsha’s […]

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AP world history: connections a world history

luddites workers that attacked factories and machines they blamed for taking their jobs. industrialization a momentous shift from a rural agrarian economy, in which people lived off the land and made goods by hand, to an urban manufacturing economy, in which goods were made in urban factories by machine. enclosures 610 proletariat a large class […]

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World History 10

A canal between the Red Sea and the Nile River Trade and transportation were greatly benefitted by ___. Bronze and Iron weapons When the Hyksos invaded Egypt, the Egyptians had never seen ___. Hatshepsut The first woman ruler known to history was _______. An empire A group of territories controlled by one person is ___. […]

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A History of Western Music

realism Nineteenth-century movement in art, literature, and OPERA that sought to depict the reality of everyday life, including common people and their concerns. See also VERISMO. Richard Wagner One of the most influential musicians of all time because of his emphasis on music as the servant of drama, his use of leitmotivs as an organizing […]

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AP World History Vocab 2.2

Mamluks Turkic military slaves who formed part of the army of Abbasid Caliphate in the ninth and tenth centuries; they founded their own state in Egypt and Syria from the thirteenth to early sixteenth centuries Medieval Pertaining to the middle ages of European History Mexica The name given to themselves by the Aztecs Middle Ages […]

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Amsco Chapter 7 Ap World History Terms

Hagia Sophia Most famous example of Byzantine architecture, it was built under Justinian I and is considered one of the most perfect buildings in the world. theocracy A government ruled by or subject to religious authority. patriarch the male head of a family or tribe monasteries Religious community where Christians called monks gave up their […]

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AP World History – Bentley-Unit One

irrigation systems Replacement or supplementation of rainfall with water from another source in order to grow crops Ice Age Any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth’s surface ethnocentrism Belief in the superiority of one’s own ethnic group nomadic (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements […]

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World History Chapter 1-2

Prehistory The period before writing was developed Archaeology The study of past societies through an analysis of what people have left behind Artifacts Tools, pottery, paintings, weapons, buildings, and household items of early people Anthropology The study of human life and culture Paleolithic Age The term used to designate the early period of human history […]

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World history Jeopardy questions

Duma What was the name of the legislative government started by Czar Nicholas II? Sudetenland Area of Czechoslovakia Hitler too over because they spoke German Lenin’s plan to rebuild Soviet’s economy; a temporary version of capitalism; after civil war What was the main purpose of the N.E.P. (New Economic Plan)? Descendants of the Dutch settlers […]

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Biology 109 Chapter 15: History of Life

The earliest discovered fossils are of ________ dating back to ________ years ago. prokaryotes . . . 3.5 billion The findings of Pasteur and others have established that life does not arise from nonliving matter today, but in the conditions of early Earth, such an event could have occurred. What was the probable role of […]

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AP World Chapter 6 Vocab

Land Bridges the Ice Ages froze much of the Earths water causing temporary land bridges; through these land bridges, humans were able to navigate all over the world. Some connected Siberia with Alaska, Australia with New Guinea, and low sea levels exposed Indonesian islands to the peninsula of south east Asia Olmecs (1200-100 B.C.E) they […]

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World History II

geographical barriers Communication was difficult in Ancient Greece because of __________. Communication ___________ was difficult in Ancient Greece because of geographical barriers. voice their opinions The following right was given to Spartan women: the right to ______ publicly. own The following right was given to Spartan women: the right to ______ property. transact business The […]

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Human Heritage A World History Chapter 11-1

Oracles People who could speak with the gods Prophecy Statement of what might happen in the future. Could mean more than one thing. Zeus Ruler of Mount Olympus. King of gods. God of weather. Aphrodite Goddess of love and beauty Apollo God of the sun, truth, archery, music, medicine, prophecy Ares God of war Artemis […]

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Amsco World History – 10

Equal-Field System Attempted to ensure all families had a parcel of land to cultivate Fast-Ripening Rice Native to Vietnam, allowed growth of two crops a year Proto-Industrialization Precedes and enables rise of factories Flying Cash Allowed depositing money at one location and withdraw from another Paper Money New form of currency used by Post-Classical China […]

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western art history

reformation and counter reformation 1517, martin Luther posts the 95 thesis on the witlenburg cathedral – missionary movement – emphasis on the experience of the faith through the senses mysticism emphasis on the intense and personal experience of the devine – spiritual journey council of trent reaffirms images for their didactic and inspirational value 1. […]

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World History – Chapter 10 vocab words

Bedouins groups of nomadic people in Arabia Muhammad the Arab prophet who founded Islam (570-632) Mecca the holiest city of Islam; Muhammad’s birthplace Yathrib Original name of the city of Medina Hijra the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution a.d. 622: regarded as the beginning of the Muslim Era (first year […]

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World History Unit 5

Baroque Relating to a grand, ornate style that characterized European painting, music, and architecture in the 1600s and early 1700s Junker Prussian landowning nobility Mulatto Persons of mixed European and African ancestry Guerrilla A member of a loosely organized fighting force that makes surprise attacks on enemy troops occupying his or her country Coup d’etat […]

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AP Art History – Ch. 5 Greek Art

Attic Geometric krater, from Dipylon cemetery, Athens (740 B.C.) ~ Geometric Pottery Made using engobe, open at base, grave marker, formal, many geometric patterns. Corinthian black-figure amphora (625-600 B.C.) ~ Orientalizing Pottery Elaborate animal decoration, influence form East (combined animal and human figures – lamassau, sphinx, siren). Ajax and Achilles Playing a Game, by EXEKIAS […]

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