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European Colonization

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Maddie Montana

5.1 test
5.1 test
1) The 18th amendment to the U.S Constittion banned the sale, manufacture and transportation of acohloc . : Prhbition and temperance were to avoid achcol.

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Taylor Hymas

Jeopardy Guide

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Samuel Abrams

History 202
Final Exam
1) ASD : asd

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Dakota Johnson

Chapter 11
The Nation Grows & Prospers
1) julia : nicholas

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Julia Nicholas

Government Test

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nora carranco

Western Art: Prehist-Renaissance Exam 1
This section covers art history dating all the way back to Prehistoric art to Greek Art.gyp Topics discussed: Prehistoric Art -Paleolithic -Neolithic Egyptian Art -Old Kingdom -Middle Kingdom -New Kingdom And Ancient Greek Art -The Prehistoric Agean -Minoan Art -Geometric -Archaic -Early Classical -Classic -Hellenistic
1) Art Before History : I. Stone Age -first replica of a human face found by someone in 3,000,000 BCE -Waterworn pebble resembling a human face, from Makapansgat, South Africa, ca. 3,000,000 BCE. Reddish brown jasperite, approx. 2 3/8” wide. -It was discovered among the remains of natives but it was not native to the area found -NOT Art; man made; but it had to be important to the ppl/owner II. Paleolithic Art ("old stone" age) - 40,000 and earlier BCE -People were Migratory -Mostly pictures of mostly women and animals (topics of interest?) -Venus of Willendorf -Nude woman (Venus of Willendorf), from Willendorf, Austria, ca. 28,000–25,000 BCE. Limestone, 4 1/4” high. Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna -scholars found this sculpture and other ones like it. -it was presumed to be a goddess/deity since it's a woman -possibly a fertility goddess(?) b/c of large breasts and belly -Ideal characteristic of a woman? - Two bison, reliefs in cave at Le Tuc d’Audoubert, France, ca. 15,000–10,000 BCE. Clay, each 2’ 7/8” long -It was a relief sculpture; someone wanted to make something permanent -Left wall of the Hall of the Bulls in the cave at Lascaux, France, ca. 16,000-14,000 BCE. Largest bull 11’ 6” long. -Nomadic ppl painted on the walls of the caves -Use of pigments -may have served as offerings or blessings or instruction manuals -animals in partial pfofile. -Rhinoceros, wounded man, and disemboweled bison, painting in the well of the cave at Lascaux, France ca. 16,000–14,000 BCE. Bison 3” 4 1/2” long. -first "man" (?) -bison is disemboweled (details of intestines) III. Neolithic Age ("new stone" age) -Humans domesticated animals and cultivated agriculture (less nomadic) -1st evidenced in Anatolia and Mesopotamia; 1st architecture -global warming caused ice cape to melt, rise sea level, and separate land -Human figure, from Ain Ghazal, Jordan, ca. 6750–6250 BCE. Plaster, painted and inlaid with bitumen, 3’ 5 3/8” high. Louvre, Paris. -made of plaster -used pigment on eyes and nose -large; not made for a nomadic group -A Restored view of a section of Level VI, Çatal Höyük, Turkey, ca. 6000–5900 BCE (John Swogger). -Deer hunt, detail of a wall painting from Level III, Çatal Höyük, Turkey, ca. 5750 BCE. Museum of Anatolian Civilization, Ankara. -shows attempt of making a culture and civilization -wall paintings show scenes of hunting -use of pigment -indication of common local dwelling -House 1, Skara Brae, Scotland, ca. 3100–2500 BCE. -experiment of stone structure -Aerial view of Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, England, ca. 2550–1600 BCE. Circle is 97’ in diameter; trilithons 24’ high. -use of "sarsen" (a type of sandstone) IV. Ancient Mesopotamia and Persia -Modern day Iraq, Iran, and Persia -Region referred to as “cradle of civilization” -“Mesopotamia” = “between the Tigris and Euphrates” -Important Inventions -Wheel and plow -Control of floodwaters, construction of irrigation canals -City-states -Writing (Cunieform) V. Sumeria -Southern Iraq -about 12 city-states -rulers were early representatives of divinities -had division of labors due to vast agriculture -earliest written documents -first used pictographs -the time of the Epic of Gilgamesh -Presentation of offerings to Inanna (Warka Vase), from the Inanna temple complex, Uruk (modern Warka), Iraq, ca. 3200–3000 BCE. Alabaster, 3’ 1/4” high. National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad. -Inanna~ Sumerian goddess of love and war -Uruk (Modern Warka, Iraq) -Organized in horizontal bands -Levels of hierarchy -gift of offering; thanks to vast crops, water, and livestock -Votive offerings to the Goddess Inanna -goddess wearing headress w/ horns -hierarchy of scale -White Temple and ziggurat, Uruk (modern Warka), Iraq, ca. 3200–3000 BCE -made of mud bricks -no stone b/c there were no accessible quarries nearb -originally white-washed brick -possibly a temple of worship -cella: the room of the deity -also where the priest lived to communicate with the gods -commoners may make votive offerings. -Statuettes of two worshipers, from the Square Temple at Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar), Iraq, ca. 2700 BCE. Gypsum, shell, and black limestone, man figure 2’ 4 ¼” high, woman 1’ 11 ¼” high. National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad. -large eyes and geometric shapes incorporated into bodies -War side of the Standard of Ur, from Tomb 779, Royal Cemetery, Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) , Iraq, ca. 2600–2400 BCE. Wood, shell, lapis lazuli, and red limestone, 8” x 1’ 7”. British Museum, London. -chariots; lines of solider -Peace side of the Standard of Ur, from Tomb 779, Royal Cemetery, Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) , Iraq, ca. 2600–2400 BCE . Wood, shell, lapis lazuli, and red limestone, 8” x 1’ 7”. British Museum, London. -this side and war side made of lapis lazuli; rare object -procession of a victory of war, following with a feast/harvest -Bull-headed harp with inlaid sound box, from the tomb of Pu-abi (tomb 800), Royal Cemetery, Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar), Iraq, ca. 2600–2400 BCE. Wood, gold, lapis lazuli, red limestone, and shell, 3’ 8 1/8” high. British Museum, London. -Banquet scene, cylinder seal (left) and its modern impression (right), from the tomb of Pu-abi (tomb 800), Royal Cemetery, Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar), Iraq, ca. 2600–2400 BCE. Lapis lazuli, 1 7/8” high, 1” diameter. British Museum, London. VI. Akkadians (2332 BCE) - Sumerian cities came under a single ruler, Sargon of Akkad (“true king”) - New type of royal power – complete loyalty to the king rather than the city-state -Victory stele of Naram-Sin, set up at Sippar, Iraq, found at Susa, Iran, 2254–2218 BCE. Pink sandstone, 6’ 7” high. Musée du Louvre, Paris. -Sargon's grandson -tells of Naram's conquest -Narambu (succeeding king) accented the stele by signing his name on it -use of landscape; sense of nature -Sun + Stars= celestial approval -hierarchy scale -horns on Naram's headress -c.2150 ~ Akkadian rule ended -est. a Neo-Sumerian state led by rulers by kings of Ur (this was short-lived) - Ziggurat (looking southwest), Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar), Iraq, ca. 2100 BCE. -made of bricks; about 50 feet tall VII. Babylonians -Neo Sumerian dynasty fell, system of independent city-state reemerged -One was Babylon, ruled by Hammurabi (ruled 1792-1750) -Hammurabi established sophisticated legal code -Stele with laws of Hammurabi, set up at Babylon, Iraq, found at Susa, Iran, ca. 1780 BCE. Basalt, 7’ 4” high. Musée du Louvre, Paris. -sun god giving approval of laws to Hammurabi -law code written in cuneiform -Neo-Babylonian -King Nebuchadnezzar -built wall around city of babylon - Ishtar Gate (restored), Babylon, Iraq, ca. 575 BCE. Vorderasiatisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin. -brick in covered glaze -decorated with animals

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Sylvia Gomez

Middle East Unit Test 6/3
TOPICS -Map of Middle East -1967 War Map -Three Religion Beliefs -State Formation Events -Oil Concessions -Iranian Revolution -Arab-Israeli Conflict Events -Terrorism & ISIS -Know your vocabulary -Know your primary sources

Created on June 01, 2016 by
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Emily S

2nd Semester World History Final
Medieval Japan and Europe, Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Age of Exploration, Enlightenment, and Americas (Maya, Inca, Aztec)
1) The code of “bushido” of the Japanese Samurai is most similar to the practice of chivalry by European knights. : Chivalry and Bushido were both codes of conduct that the warriors would swear to.

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Samantha Carbajal


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alex irving

Semester 1 Exam - RUSH
Chapters: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16
1) Chapter 3 French and Indian War Chapter 4 Loyalist v Patriots Advantages/disadvantages of each side Sons of Liberty Lexington and Concord Common Sense Declaration of Independence Battle of Trenton Battle of Saratoga Treaty of Paris Chapter 5 Articles of Confederation (& weaknesses of) Northwest Ordinance of 1787 federalist & antifederalist Three-Fifths Compromise Bill of Rights federalism Chapter 6 National Bank XYZ Affair Judiciary Act of 1789 Alien and Sedition Act War of 1812 & desires of war hawks John Marshall & judicial review Louisiana Purchase Chapter 7 cotton gin protective tariffs McCulloch v. Maryland Missouri Compromise industries first affected by Industrial Revolution nullification & John C. Calhoun Jackson & the National Bank Indian Removal Act Whig Party Panic of 1837 Chapter 8 Second Great Awakening Transcendentalists Public school movement Seneca Falls Convention Change of role of women Dorothea Dix Gag Rule Chapter 9 John L. O’Sullivan & Manifest Destiny Mormon Migration Polk & Oregon Territory Sante Fe Trail Anglos migration to Texas Sam Houston results of Mexican-American War California gold rush Chapter 10 Wilmot Proviso Underground Railroad Uncle Tom’s Cabin John Brown Compromise of 1850 Fugitive Slave Act Harriet Tubman Dred Scott Lincoln-Douglas debates Kansas-Nebraska Act Election of 1860 Fort Sumter Chapter 11 advantages of North & South New York draft riots Battle of Gettysburg Appomattox Court House Vicksburg Emancipation Proclamation total war Thirteenth Amendment Chapter 12 Ten Percent Plan Radical Republicans Ku Klux Klan Southern economy post Civil War Lincoln’s goal of Reconstruction Election of 1876 reason(s) Reconstruction ended corruption in Grant’s presidency carpetbaggers Chapter 14 where immigrants tended to live & why “new” versus “old” immigrants immigrant groups that suffered discrimination Ellis Island Angel Island Americanization movement issues with urban living (and how cities addressed these issues) Chapter 16 Jim Crow laws Washington vs. Dubois Chinese workers and Chinese Exclusion Act assassination of President Garfield The Populist Party Thomas Nast spoils system The Grange : The French and Indian War, a colonial extension of the Seven Years War that ravaged Europe from 1756 to 1763, was the bloodiest American war in the 18th century. It took more lives than the American Revolution, involved people on three continents, including the Caribbean. The war was the product of an imperial struggle, a clash between the French and English over colonial territory and wealth. Within these global forces, the war can also be seen as a product of the localized rivalry between British and French colonists. Tensions between the British and French in America had been rising for some time, as each side wanted to increase its land holdings. What is now considered the French and Indian War (though at the time the war was undeclared), began in November 1753, when the young Virginian major George Washington and a number of men headed out into the Ohio region with the mission to deliver a message to a French captain demanding that French troops withdraw from the territory. The demand was rejected. In 1754, Washington received authorization to build a fort near the present site of Pittsburgh. He was unsuccessful because of the strong French presence in the area. In May, Washington's troops clashed with local French forces, a skirmish that ultimately resulted in Washington having to surrender the meager fort he had managed to build just one month later. The incident set off a string of small battles. In 1755, The British sent General Edward Braddock to oversee the British Colonial forces, but on his way to oust the French from Fort Duquesne he was surprised by the French and badly routed, losing his life in the process. After a year and a half of undeclared war, the French and the English formally declared war in May 1756. For the first three years of the war, the outnumbered French dominated the battlefield, soundly defeating the English in battles at Fort Oswego and Ticonderoga. Perhaps the most notorious battle of the war was the French victory at Fort William Henry, which ended in a massacre of British soldiers by Indians allied with the French. The battle and ensuing massacre was captured for history—though not accurately—by James Fenimore Cooper in his classic The Last of the Mohicans . The tide turned for the British in 1758, as they began to make peace with important Indian allies and, under the direction of Lord William Pitt began adapting their war strategies to fit the territory and landscape of the American frontier. The British had a further stroke of good fortune when the French were abandoned by many of their Indian allies. Exhausted by years of battle, outnumbered and outgunned by the British, the French collapsed during the years 1758-59, climaxing with a massive defeat at Quebec in September 1759. By September 1760, the British controlled all of the North American frontier; the war between the two countries was effectively over. The 1763 Treaty of Paris, which also ended the European Seven Years War, set the terms by which France would capitulate. Under the treaty, France was forced to surrender all of her American possessions to the British and the Spanish. Although the war with the French ended in 1763, the British continued to fight with the Indians over the issue of land claims. "Pontiac's War" flared shortly after the Treaty of Paris was signed, and many of the battlefields—including Detroit, Fort Pitt, and Niagara—were the same. The Indians, however, already exhausted by many years of war, quickly capitulated under the ferocious British retaliation; still, the issue remained a problem for many years to come. The results of the war effectively ended French political and cultural influence in North America. England gained massive amounts of land and vastly strengthened its hold on the continent. The war, however, also had subtler results. It badly eroded the relationship between England and Native Americans; and, though the war seemed to strengthen England's hold on the colonies, the effects of the French and Indian War played a major role in the worsening relationship between England and its colonies that eventually led into the Revolutionary War.

Created on January 05, 2016 by
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Christopher Helm

Modern World History Unit 3 Test Guide

1) study guide : Cause 1 Evidence. Marie Antoinette: The queen had a lot of food, money and power. Didn't share with the towns people. Wasted a lot of money on stuff she wanted but didn't need.

Created on November 17, 2015 by
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Dalton Pasquan
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