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World History SAE
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Which phrase best completes the chart showing causes of European
exploration? A chart lists causes of European exploration: desire to spread Christianity; the drive to explore; to compete with other European countries; blank.
desire for direct access to the valuable Asian spice trade
Who led the expedition referenced in the text? On September 8, 1522, nearly three years after setting out, the survivors—one ship and 18 sailors—reached Spain. The survivors had been the first people to circumnavigate, or sail around, the world. Antonio Pigafetta, one of the few survivors of the expedition, observed: "I believe of a certainty that no one will ever again make such a voyage." *
Which country can replace
the "X" in this chart? *
Which statement most accurately describes the encounter between Cortez and the Aztecs
the Spanish scorned the Aztecs' religion and sought to convert them to Christianity
Which of these statements is most likely to be made by a proponent of natural law and natural rights?
Government does not grant rights; it protects them
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness . . ."— The Declaration of Independence. Which Enlightenment thinker most directly influenced the notation expressed in the passage?
Which of the following is an example of the legislative branch checking the judicial branch in the U.S. government?
congress rejects a nominee to a federal court
What was one way that James Watt's steam technology contributed to the Industrial Revolution?
steam engines improved the shipping of goods and raw materials
Industrialization spread because
other nations wanted to have the same economic opportunities that Britain enjoyed.
Which value most shaped middle class home life during the later Industrial Revolution?
the cult of domesticity
What was one effect of the Industrial Revolution on education
Children from every social class were required to go to school
Which answer best describes one way that territorial gains affected the united states
it promoted economic growth
One way democracy expanded in the united states in the 18002 was...
public education was established in the united states
Which of the following describes some impacts of social reform in the early 1900s
the workday was shortened, and child labor was banned
how was imperialism a cause of WW1
rivalry over overseas territories increased tensions in Europe
what is one way in which militarism influenced the nations of Europe prior to WW1
militarism contributed to European arms race
Why was the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand important?
it caused Austria-Hungary to declare war on Serbia
how did new military technology influence the fighting in WW1
it increased the number of casualties
what event in 1917 most benefited the allies
the U.S. declared war against Germany
how did WW1 contribute to the events leading up to WW2
Germans hate the Versailles Treaty and supported Hitler's actions to defy it
what were the fourteen points
Wilson's plan for ending the war and preventing future war
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