AVC-History Terms and dates you need to know by the time you graduate from AVC.
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rlockwood Plus on April 14, 2011
Terms you need to be able to identify and properly utilize by the time you graduate from AVC. The list will continue to grow as new information is taught to you in my class.
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In classical architecture, the triangular space (gable) at the end of a building, formed by the ends of the sloping roof above the colonnade; also, an ornamental feature having this shape.
|Corinthian Column|| |
elongated and refined column, capitals have deeply cut and symmetrically arranged acanthus leaves
|Doric Column|| |
The Doric column is the oldest and simplest Greek style--its found on the Parthenon in Athens. This column features fluted sides, a smooth rounded top, or capital, and no separate base.
|Ionic Column|| |
Ionic columns are identified by the scroll-shaped ornaments at the capital, which resemble a ram's horns. The Ionic column rests on a rounded base.
|"We the people of the United States..."||Every American should be able to recite the rest of this passage...and be able to identify it.|
|6 million||Approximate number of Jews killed by the Nazis as they attempted to carry out the "Final Solution"|
|1066||Battle of Hastings and the year that William the Conqueror invaded England from Normandy.|
|800||Year that Charlemagne was named as the first Holy Roman Emperor.|
|April 19, 1775||Date of the "Shot heard round the World"...aka...Lexington and Concord|
|April 15, 1865||Date of the death of Abraham Lincoln|
|July 4, 1776||Date of the publication of the Declaration of Independence.|
|June 6, 1944||Date of D-Day, largest amphibious assault in the history of the war|
|1787||Year the U.S. Constitution was written|