World History Review
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3 countries in the Middle East
Egypt, Iran, and Iraq
3 countries in southeast asia
Taiwan, Tailand, and China
what do judaism, christianity, and islam have in common ?
Monotheistic, (one God)
Name 3 characteristics of confucianism
1. 5 relationships
2. Loyalty to elders
Name 3 characteristics of Islam
1. Prayer 5 times a day
2. Fasting during Ramadan
3. Pilgrimage to Mekah
What year did emperor constantine convert to christianity?
312 CE (Common Era)
The spread of Bhuddism throughout Asia is an example of this concept
Technologies such as papermaking traveled from China to the Middle East and then on to Europe. How did they get from point A to Point B?
The Silk Road
What is the Mongol Empire known for?
The largest land empire of it's time
What obstacle did not stop the Mongols from conquering China ?
The Great Wall of China
What killed 1/3 of Europe?
The Black Death
Which cinese explorer reached East Africa before Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama ?
Why were the Spanish Conquistadors able to conquer the Aztec civilization
They were on horseback
Who conquered the Aztec Empire?
Why do Europeans see Africans as a better source of labor than Native Americans
B/c they had immunities to European Diseases.
3 items that were carried west across the Atlantic as part of the Columbian Exchange
what killed 90%of the Native American population between 1500 and 1600?
What's necessary for countries to practice mercantilism ?
Why was the exchange of goods between Europe & the Americas known as the Colombian Exchange?
Where in Africa were most slaves taken from
Western Central Africa ( Conga)
Where were most enslaved Africans sent to ?
Latin America ( Brazil)
In which Empire did the shogun have more power than the Emperor
The ottoman Empire controlled territory on these three continents
Europe, Asia, and Africa
What would Samurai rather do than face dishonor ?
Seppuku (Commit Suicide)
What contributed to the decline of boththe Ottoman and Safavid empires ?
What led to the cultural blending in the Ottoman Empire ?
Conquest, Trade and Migration
What did Suleyman the Lawgiver support ?
What did Mehmed II of the ottoman empire do after he took over cities ?
Established Religious Freedom.
Emperor Shah Jahan of the Mughal Empire is famous for building this building. Why did he build it ?
he built the Taj Mahal for his favorite late wife.
Which city did the Ottoman Empire take over ? Why was thid significant ?
- Gave ottomans access to new trade routes. Muslim Empire took over a christian city
What helped spread Renaissance ideas & Reformation ideas
If you were skilled in a variety of fields what were you ?
what was Michelangelo's most famous work of art ?
Statue of David
what was Da Vinci's most famous work of art ?
What inspired the Renaissance ?
the ancient culture of Greece and Rome
Why did Martin Luther criticize the catholic church
What impact did the protestant reformation have on the monarchs
Monarchs gained power
Renaissance was a rebirth of ?
Art & learning
Humanism is ?
Studying human potential
what was an indulgence
get out of hell free card
how did the protestant reformation benefit merchants & governments
no longer had to pay high taxes
what did Luther believe was necessary to acheive salvation ?
Faith of God
what concept did John Locke create to describe the ideal government-citizen relationship ?
King Louis XIV was known as this & was famous for saying this
I am the state
kings like Louis XIV & Phillip II were known as this type of monarch
what was a change that occured during both the renaissance and the enlightment ?
during the scientific revolution & the enlightenment, scientists & philosophers examined these ?
which enlightenment thinker or philosher is most associated with freedom of speech , religion and press
What did Enlightenment ideas such as liberty & quality inspire
How did Enlightenment ideas spread ?
like dominoes from revolution to revolultion
what was the heliocentric theory ? What did it challenge ?
That the sun is center of the solar system
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