AX9 Geography Test

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Peloponnesus

Peloponnesian League
Minoans Settled

Athens

Stoicism originated from here
Fought sparta in Peloponnesian War
Grapes/olives were exported
Delian League

Corinth

Leading commercial City

Sparta

Preeminent army power

Rubicon

River that Caesar crossed to get to Pompeii

Rome

Home of the Pope

Gaul

Modern day France
Conquered by Caesar

Egypt

Caesar fled to Egypt, was killed by Cleopatra's Brother

Pompeii

Big volcano that buried the whole city

New Carthage

Rebuilt after Punic Wars

Alexandria

Home of Cleopatra

Carthage

Destroyed in Punic Wars
Powerful Empire Punic Wars

Hadrian's Wall

Defended Holy Roman Empire

Mediterranean Sea

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Florence

Birthplace of Renaissance
Michelangelo's David is there

Westphalia

Treaty that ended 30 years war was signed

Netherlands

Home of William the Orange
Controlled by Spain
Van Dyke, Reuben, more realistic paintings/Portraiture
North Rebel

Vatican

Home of the Pope

Venice

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France

Louis XIV lived there
Catherine de Medici wanted to prevent civil war between the Bourbons and the Guise
Hundred years war was fought there
Home of Joan of Arc
Largest standing army

Spain: Exploration

Columbus
Ferdinand and Isabella
Cortes

Ireland

Divided by Religion
Part of British Empire

Wittenberg

Home to university of Wittenberg, where Martin Luther teaches

England

Feudalism
Bankrupted by Richard
Protestantism and Catholicism
Strong Navy

Switzerland

Where Zwingly was from and Zwinglianism was formed

Portugal

started exploration

France

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Lisbon

Capital of Portugal

Amsterdam

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Hudson River

Transportation line into NY, colonists had to keep control of it

West Indies

Attacked by British Navy, 300 Merchant Ships destroyed

St. Augustine

Oldest city in Florida

Chesapeake Bay

Where Yorktown is

Spain

Phillip II
Armada
Catholic
Stopped Ottomans
Absolutism
Exploration

Brazil

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Cape of Good Hope

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Treaty of Tordesillas

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London

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Boston

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Mexico

Where the Incans settled, Pizarro conquered them

Spice Islands

Where Europe Acquires Spices

North America

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New Amsterdam

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St. Lawrence River

French were importing goods through here, Colonists cut it off

Jamestown

Where the English first settle

Germantown

Brandywine Creek

Versailles

Treaty

Lexington and Concord

First battle

Philadelphia

Dec. of independence

Yorktown

last fight

Albany

Conference before french and indian war, no one showed up

Washington DC

Capital

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