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Global RCT Review

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navigable (river)
Can be used for travel and trade
55 degrees north, 30 degrees west
latitude and longitude
population density map
number of people per square miles
archaeology
science that studies the artifacts of past civilizations
Western European culture was most influenced by...
Roman Empire
nomadic
movement of people in search of food and grazing land
Sumerian cuneiform
Egyptian hieroglyphics
Early forms of writing
Five Pillars of Islam
The profession of faith in God
Prayer
Fasting
The paying of alms
The Pilgrimage to Mecca
3 religions that originated in Middle East
Taoism
Hinduism
Buddhism
subsistence farmer
grows food mainly to feed his own family
serfs of the Middle Ages
peasants who were bound to the land and to their lord
Crusades in Europe
free the Holy Land from the Muslims
Renaissance
advanced scientific knowledge and challenged traditional thoughts
Protestant Reformation
sale of indulgences
Martin Luther's 95 Theses
Calvinism
Why were the Spanish able to conquer the Pre-Columbian civilizations??
they had guns, horses and better miltary strategy
What does Industrial Revolution mean?
change in the way goods are produced
European control of large parts of Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries was an example of ...
Imperialism
Which 2 Revolutions most influenced the independence movement of Latin America?
American and French
An example of a capitalist system is
businesses are owned by individuals or corporation
Which mountain range is located along India's northern border?
Himalayas
Main goal of the Boxer Rebellion
to drive foreigners out of China
The goal of the League of Nations and the United Nations was to...
maintain international peace
reunification of Germany, the end of communism in Eastern Europe and the breakup of the Warsaw pact all have to do with...
the end of the Cold War Era
absolutism
all power in one ruler
militarism
military preparation is of primary importance to the state
nationalism
belief that nations will benefit from focusing on their own goals, rather than collective goals; strong sense of pride in one's nation
Green Revolution
scientific breakthroughs in agriculture
What most influences the economy of the Middle East?
presence of oil
What is one of the main problems in Latin American nations, today?
inequality between poor majority and rich minority