CSET Flash Cards - History 👌🏼
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The U.S. Constitution
What provided for federal and state powers, plus the Bill of Rights?
It did not allow Missouri to be salve territory.
How did the Missouri Compromise (1820-1821) affect slavery?
It added slave territory to the U.S.
How did the annexation of Texas affect slavery?
It was thought to be pro-slaver and expansionist.
How did the Mexican War affect slavery?
The idea that the U.S. had the mission to expand and spread its beliefs (19th century)
What is Manifest Destiny?
1848, When Mexico lost the Mexican America War
When and why did California and parts of the southwest become part of the U.S.?
1861 - 1865 between the North (Union) and the South (Confederates)
When was the Civil War fought and between whom?
Money, men, and firepower
During the Civil War, what advantages did the North have?
Land and leadership
During the Civil War, what advantages did the South have?
Approximately 509 - 27 BC
What are the years of the Roman republic
Consuls, the senate, and the centurial assembly
The 3 parts of the Roman government were...
Political corruption, barbarian invasions, taxation, and rise in Christianity
Four of the many reasons for the fall of Rome are...
Roman peace from 27 BC - 180 AD
What was the Pax Romana?
The Byzantine Empire
The Eastern Roman Empire became...
500-800 AD, the beginning of the Middle Ages
When were the Dark Ages?
Mohammed, 570-632 AD
Who started Islam and when did he live?
What type of societal system governed the Middle Ages?
King, lords, knights, and serfs
Who were the major players of the feudal system?
1350 - 1600 AD, Italy
When was the Renaissance and where did it start?
Dissatisfaction with the church and the invention of the printing press
What were 2 leading factors of the Reformation?
Martin Luther in 1517
Who nailed the 95 Theses to a church door?
Lutheranism and Calvinism
What are 2 religions that came out of the Reformation?
Act of Supremacy
What, in 1534, began the English Reformation?
It led to the King's break from the Catholic Church
What was the significance of the marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon?
The Council of Trent (1545 - 1563)
What defined the doctrines of the Catholic Church?
It culminated religious and political wars in Europe
The Thirty Years War from 1618 - 1648 did what?
The Glorious Revolution of 1688 - 1689
Which revolution established a constitutional monarchy in Europe?
Factories, large cities, social classes, and capitalism
What were some results of the Industrial Revolution?
Scientific developments, Britain's maritime power, money, and cheap labor
What led to the Industrial Revolution in Europe?
When did the Age of Enlightenment occur?
When did the Mesopotamian civilization exist?
The Phoenicians (approx. 1000 BC)
Who created the first alphabet and are known as the first explorers?
Saul, Solomon, and Judah are all famous...
Aztecs (central Mexico), Incas (western S. America) and Mayans (Yucatan peninsula)
Name 3 great South American civilizations and their regions.
In the Nile Valley, 3000 BC
The Egyptian civilization existed where and when?
Athens and Sparta
What were 2 great cities of Greek civilization?
Philosophy, democracy, architecture, art
Contributions by the Greeks include...
Civil War generals (Lee for the South, Grant for the North)
Who were Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant?
Johnson for opposing Radical Reconstruction
Which president was impeached and why?
The Great Depression (1932-1938)
Monopolies, disparity in income levels, and over speculation led to the...
The French and Indian War (1756-1763)
What event assured that France would not control North America?
When was the American Revolution fought?
When the colonist needed more money and equipment to fight the British, who helped?
Yorktown in 1781 with the defeat of Cornwallis
Where and when did the colonist win the Revolution?
In what year was the constitution written?
The Ides of March, 44 BC by Brutus
When was Caesar assassinated and by whom?
It limited the power of the king
What did the Magna Carta do in England in 1215?
Rebirth (of man, rather than an emphasis on God)
What does the word Renaissance mean?
A decree by Henry IV to restore peace in France, giving rights to French Protestants
What was the Edict of Nantes of 1598?
Peter the Great
Who was the great czar of Russia from 1689-1725?
It is where Lee surrendered, ending the Civil war
What is the significance of Appomattox in 1865?
Communication and transportation
What fostered the industrial growth of the U.S.?
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