ACF Fall 2011 History Missed Questions
Actually, there is some random non-ACF Fall stuff on here too.
Terms in this set (72)
Joan of Arc
She notably opposed Jean d'Orleans and adopted a more daring strategy.
Joan of Arc
She won the Siege of Orleans despite being wounded by an arrow.
This man had 'lion columns' put up around his country.
This man created a torture chamber known as 'Hell on Earth'
This man conquered Kalinga in the 8th year of his rule.
This man was the leader of a group that once had up to 80% of all Poles in it.
He was an organizer of the Gdansk shipyard strikes.
He was an informal leader of the Round Table negotiations.
This man defended Vicksburg.
This man won the battle of Junin.
This man founded the Xin dynasty.
He claimed the title of acting emperor until the infant Ruzi was old enough.
His dynasty was defeated by agrarian rebellions.
This man fought the Golden Horde.
He imprisoned Bayezid I.
He set camels on fire to frighten elephants.
The horn Oliphant was blown during this battle.
The victors were Basque guerrillas.
The gold gained at Zaragoza was lost here.
Molly Pitcher manned cannons at this battle in New Jersey.
Washington made a surprise attack on the rear of the British column here.
A painting by Emanuel Leutze depicts Washington rallying troops here.
This war started when Dutch traders took a trading Indian chief on their boat and held him hostage.
This war was fought between 1634 and 1638 in Massachusetts.
The Mystic massacre occurred in this war.
This Indian briefly toured as a performer in the Wild West show.
This man was killed due to fears he would support the Ghost Dance movement.
This man performed a Sun Dance before the battle with which he is most often associated.
This Lakota chief foresaw soldiers falling out of the sky like grasshoppers.
This man defeated a U.S. cavalry force at the Battle of the Rosebud.
This Ogalala chief fought in the battle of Greasy Grass personally.
It is not the Soweto massacre, but this massacre occurred when police fired on Anti-Apartheid demonstrators.
This uprising occurred when Afrikaans became the national language.
This uprising began at Orlando Stadium and the fist to be killed was Hector Peterson.
This battle, near the Jezreel valley, was a decisive Egyptian victory.
Although the King of Kadesh had a better defensive position, Thutmose III was able to maneuver his left wing and defeat the Canaanites.
This battle ended in a seven month siege of the titular city, and during that siege the losing commander escaped.
Miltiades (the younger)
This man was the commanding general at the battle of Marathon.
Miltiades (the younger)
He was one of the 10 strategoi elected in 490.
Miltiades (the younger)
He led a 70-ship expedition to Paros in 489 but due to the failure of the expedition he was jailed, where he died.
This people were textile artisans originally.
This movement began in Nottingham, in 1811ish.
These destroyers of mechanical looms often dressed as women.
The agrarian form of this movement was crucial to the 1830s Swing Riots.
This war was ended by the treaty of Aix-de-la Chapelle.
This war began with the invasion of Silesia.
It's not the War of Jenkin's Ear, but this war took place during the reign of George II.
The disputed ruler in this war came to power through the Pragmatic Sanction.
This war had the battle of Fontenoy.
This war was known as King George's war in America.
In this war, Fredrick the Second's efficient army quickly made huge territorial gains.
The Carnatic Wars were closely related to this war, which saw battles at Hohenfriedberg and Kesselsdorf.
This man resolved the South Sea bubble, but was forced out of office due to English failures in the War of the Austrian Succession.
This battle secured the Netherlands for France, and the victorious commander was Saxe.
This war was ended by the Peace of Utrecht and the Peace of Rastatt.
In this war, the battle of Blenheim was won by John Churchill and Eugene of Savoy.
If this war had gone differently, the House of Bourbon might have ruled France and the titular country, upsetting the balance of power.
Its North American counterpart was Queen Anne's War.
The Duke of Villars, the Duke of Villeroi, and the Duke of Berwick were leaders in this war.
The battle of Ramillies was in this war.
Perhaps the most important consequence of this war was a provision in the peace treaty giving the "asciento," or control over the Atlantic slave trade, to Britain.
It failed to prevent Philip V of Bourbon from succeeding the Habsburg Carlos II despite bloody clashes at Oudenarde, Malplaquet, and Blenheim.
This battle began with one side crossing the Nebel and then attacking an enemy position at the village of Oberglau.
This battle saw an attack on a fortified position at Lutzingen.
Followed by subsequent battles at Ramillies, Oudenarde, and Malplaquet, it saw Eugene of Savoy assist the victorious British general.
This war saw the battle of Mollwitz.
In this battle, Fredrick II positioned some troops behind a river on accident.
The Austrians, under Niepperg, launched a devastating cavalry charge on the left, but ultimately the superior training of the Prussian infantry prevailed.
In this battle, one side marched from Milford Haven, while the other side made its position on Ambien Hill.
One side had John Howard, the Duke of Norfolk, die early on, and this battle was fought about 14 miles away from Leicester.
The Earl of Northumberland and the Stanleys deserted the losing side in this battle.
Name this 1485 battle, the last of the Wars of the Roses, which saw the death of Richard III.
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