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Modern World History: Prologue
Government
monarchy
Aristocracy
oligarchy
A system for controlling the society
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
A government ruled by a small group of noble, land owning fam…
A government ruled by a few powerful people
Government
A system for controlling the society
monarchy
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
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Modern World History: Prologue
monarchy
democracy
direct democracy
republic
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
meaning rule of the people
form of government in which citizens rule and make laws direc…
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
monarchy
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
democracy
meaning rule of the people
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Modern World History - Enlightenment
Enlightenment
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
philosophe
18th century intellectual movement that emphasized the use of…
English political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereig…
17th century English philosopher who opposed the Divine Right…
A thinker who uses logic and reason to investigate the nature…
Enlightenment
18th century intellectual movement that emphasized the use of…
Thomas Hobbes
English political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereig…
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Modern World History - Absolutism
Elizabeth I
James I
Charles I
English Civil War
(1533- 1603) English queen who created a strong, centralized…
1603-1625, wanted absolute power, faced problems with royal d…
King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1625-1649). His power…
(1642-1651) Armed conflict between royalists and parliamentar…
Elizabeth I
(1533- 1603) English queen who created a strong, centralized…
James I
1603-1625, wanted absolute power, faced problems with royal d…
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Modern World History Vocabulary
Scientific Revolution
Heliocentric Theory
Declaration of Independence
Social Contract
major change in European thought characterized by new theorie…
idea that the sun is the center of the universe
document declaring American Independence from Britain, writte…
agreement by which people define and limit their individual r…
Scientific Revolution
major change in European thought characterized by new theorie…
Heliocentric Theory
idea that the sun is the center of the universe
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Modern World History Chapter 7
Old Regime
estates
Louis XVI
Marie Antionette
Social and political system of France in the 1770s
Three large social classes in France under the Old Regime.
The king of France from 1754-1793.
Queen of France,she was unpopular because she had the best dr…
Old Regime
Social and political system of France in the 1770s
estates
Three large social classes in France under the Old Regime.
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Modern World History Chapter 6
Janssen
Vesalius
Jenner
Boyle
Made The First Microscope
Created the first anatomy book called "On The Structure Of Th…
Introduced A Vaccine for smallpox by using CowPox
Invented Modern Chemistry. Challenged Aristotle's Idea that t…
Janssen
Made The First Microscope
Vesalius
Created the first anatomy book called "On The Structure Of Th…
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Modern World History Ch. 1
Florence
Medici's
Leonardo da Vinci
Rebirth
The leading city of Renaissance Italy, the "City of Flowers"…
Family of Florentine bankers and statesmen prominent in Itali…
Famous Florentine painter, sculptor and architect and pioneer…
English translation of French word "Renaissance"
Florence
The leading city of Renaissance Italy, the "City of Flowers"…
Medici's
Family of Florentine bankers and statesmen prominent in Itali…
Modern World History Final
Industrial Revolution
Bastille
Representative Democracy
Aristocrat
advances in machinery, transportation and production lead to…
prison in Paris that was stormed by revolutionaries for ammun…
same as a republic, a government where citizens vote for repr…
rich, land owning elites
Industrial Revolution
advances in machinery, transportation and production lead to…
Bastille
prison in Paris that was stormed by revolutionaries for ammun…
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Modern World History Chapter 4 The Atlantic World
Christopher Columbus (1)
Colony (1)
Conquistador (1)
Encomienda (1)
He was a explorer and an empire builder who sailed westward f…
lands that are controlled by another nation
These were Spanish explorers who conquered and colonized area…
A system whereby natives farmed, ranched, or mined for Spanis…
Christopher Columbus (1)
He was a explorer and an empire builder who sailed westward f…
Colony (1)
lands that are controlled by another nation
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Modern World History Final
Cold War
Proxy War
Joseph Stalin
Glasnost
Period of political tension between the Soviet Union and the…
A war between two larger nations fighting through one smaller…
Leader of the Soviet Union during and directly after WWII
Gorbachev's policy of encouraging open discussion in the Sovi…
Cold War
Period of political tension between the Soviet Union and the…
Proxy War
A war between two larger nations fighting through one smaller…
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Modern World History Chapter 8
Miguel Hidalgo
Saint-Domingue
Toussaint L' Ouverture
Mulattos
He was a priest who issued the Grito de Dolores, a call for a…
(1659 - 1809) A French colony on the island of Hispaniola in…
He led a slave revolt that ended slavery on the island of His…
This term was used in Latin America to describe people of mix…
Miguel Hidalgo
He was a priest who issued the Grito de Dolores, a call for a…
Saint-Domingue
(1659 - 1809) A French colony on the island of Hispaniola in…
Modern World History: Imperialism
Economic, Political, and Social & Reli…
Economic Cause
Political Cause
Social & Religious Cause
3 causes for Imperialism
Need for natural resources & new markets ... (Industrial Revolut…
Bases for trade & military ships... Power & security of global e…
Missionaries spread Christianity... Share Western Civilization
Economic, Political, and Social & Reli…
3 causes for Imperialism
Economic Cause
Need for natural resources & new markets ... (Industrial Revolut…
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Modern World History Chapter 6
Geocentric Theory
Scientific Revolution
Heliocentric theory
Galileo Galilei
Earth is the center of the universe (Aristotle/Ptolemy)
A new way of thinking about the natural world based upon care…
the Sun is the center of the universe. (Copernicus)
Proved the Heliocentric Theory, got in trouble with Church fo…
Geocentric Theory
Earth is the center of the universe (Aristotle/Ptolemy)
Scientific Revolution
A new way of thinking about the natural world based upon care…
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Modern World History: Prologue
Government
monarchy
Aristocracy
oligarchy
A system for controlling the society
A single person is ruler in a government
A government ruled by a small group of noble, land owning fam…
A government ruled by a few powerful people
Government
A system for controlling the society
monarchy
A single person is ruler in a government
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Modern World History: Prologue
Government
monarchy
Aristocracy
oligarchy
A system for controlling the society
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
A government ruled by a small group of noble, land owning fam…
A government ruled by a few powerful people
Government
A system for controlling the society
monarchy
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
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Modern World History Unit 1
Renaissance
Medici Family
Humanism
Secular
Rebirth of Art & Literature in Italy
Patrons of the Renaissance
Human Forms, Potential, & Talent
Non-Religious
Renaissance
Rebirth of Art & Literature in Italy
Medici Family
Patrons of the Renaissance
Modern World History Vocab
Hernan Cortes
Vasco De Gama
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinanad Magellan
Spanish conquestedor that conquered the aztec tribe.
Went around the cape and cut across the Indian Ocean to the c…
Reached the Americas in 1492.
First explorer to circumnavigate the world.
Hernan Cortes
Spanish conquestedor that conquered the aztec tribe.
Vasco De Gama
Went around the cape and cut across the Indian Ocean to the c…
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Modern World History - Chapter 5
The Social Contract
Enlightenment
Two Treatises on Government
Social contract
Work written by Jean- Jacques Rousseau
Intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought, a mov…
Work written by John Locke, book publish by John Locke, set f…
An agreement between rulers and the people, the notion that s…
The Social Contract
Work written by Jean- Jacques Rousseau
Enlightenment
Intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought, a mov…
Modern World History The Enlightenment
Enlightenment
Salons
Baroque
Neoclassical
A new intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought…
Social Gatherings where philosophers, writers, artists, scien…
Grand ornate designs
(New Classical) an elegant style from classic Greek and Rome.
Enlightenment
A new intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought…
Salons
Social Gatherings where philosophers, writers, artists, scien…
Modern World History Chapter 1
humanism
Florence
patron
perspective
an intellectual movement that focused on education and the cl…
the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance; ruled by the Medic…
financial supporter of the arts
using this helps artists create realisitic drawings
humanism
an intellectual movement that focused on education and the cl…
Florence
the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance; ruled by the Medic…
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Modern World History Unit 1
Who was Marco Polo?
What book did Marco Polo write? What w…
What impact did The Travels have on Eu…
Who were the Ottoman Turks?
a merchant from Venice who traveled to China to Mongol court…
The Travels which was about his experiences in Asia
Many Europeans read it and became fascinated by the "exotic E…
Empire founded in 1326 rose to power in the 14th century, rea…
Who was Marco Polo?
a merchant from Venice who traveled to China to Mongol court…
What book did Marco Polo write? What w…
The Travels which was about his experiences in Asia
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Modern World History: The Modern World
David Ben-Gurion
Mohandas Ghandi
Joseph Stalin
John F. Kennedy
First Prime Minister of Israel
1869-1948. Major spiritual and political leader of India and…
Bolshevik revolutionary, head of the Soviet Communists after…
Was an American politician who served as the 35th President o…
David Ben-Gurion
First Prime Minister of Israel
Mohandas Ghandi
1869-1948. Major spiritual and political leader of India and…
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Modern World History Final
John Locke
Montesquieu
Voltaire
Jean Jacque Rousseau
1704 Enlightenment Philosopher. Believed in an organized, eff…
Enlightenment philosopher of 1748. Believed in balanced gover…
1763 Enlightenment Philosopher. Believed in SEPARATION OF POW…
Enlightenment Philosopher of 1762. Thought of the SOCIAL CONT…
John Locke
1704 Enlightenment Philosopher. Believed in an organized, eff…
Montesquieu
Enlightenment philosopher of 1748. Believed in balanced gover…
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Modern World History-Chapter 9
Adam Smith
Capitalism
Communism
Corporation
a professor at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, defended…
an economic system in which the factors of production are pri…
a form of complete socialism in which the means of production…
a business owned by stockholders who share in its profits but…
Adam Smith
a professor at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, defended…
Capitalism
an economic system in which the factors of production are pri…
World History : The Modern World
city-state
monarchy
Sparta
Athens
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
a form of government with a monarch at the head.... la monarquía
city in Greece ... esparta
capital of Greece... Atenas
city-state
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
monarchy
a form of government with a monarch at the head.... la monarquía
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Modern World History Chapter 1
Humanism
Leonardo da Vinci
Johann Gutenberg
Albrecht Durer
An intellectual movement that focused on education and the cl…
Painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper
Printed the first complete edition of the Bible using a print…
German artist who was strongly influenced by the Italian Rena…
Humanism
An intellectual movement that focused on education and the cl…
Leonardo da Vinci
Painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper
modern world history final:)
what are primary sources
what are secondary sources
what was the neolithic revolution and…
what is the 6 key traits to civilization
used to describe source material closest to the person, place…
document that discusses information originally presented else…
the translation between hunting and gathering to a agricultur…
government, cities, social structure, religion, writing and a…
what are primary sources
used to describe source material closest to the person, place…
what are secondary sources
document that discusses information originally presented else…
Modern World History Interwar Unit
Fascism
Communism
Totalitarian
Mein Kampf
Defining factors - the impossibility and unusefulness of peac…
In theory: no government, people share everything willingly a…
A form of government that has almost complete control over th…
Means "my struggle"... Written by Hitler when he was in jail aft…
Fascism
Defining factors - the impossibility and unusefulness of peac…
Communism
In theory: no government, people share everything willingly a…
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Modern World History - Prologue
government
monarchy
aristocracy
oligarchy
a system for controlling a society
a single ruler such as a king or monarch
a government ruled by a small group of noble, land-owning fam…
a government ruled by a few powerful people
government
a system for controlling a society
monarchy
a single ruler such as a king or monarch
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Modern World History - Chapter 16
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Partition
Vietminh
Ho Chi Minh
Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim…
the act of dividing or partitioning. As in India being divide…
an organization of Vietnamese Communists and other nationalis…
Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in Wor…
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim…
Partition
the act of dividing or partitioning. As in India being divide…
Modern World History: Imperialism
Economic, Political, and Social & Reli…
Economic Cause
Political Cause
Social & Religious Cause
3 causes for Imperialism
Need for natural resources & new markets ... (Industrial Revolut…
Bases for trade & military ships... Power & security of global e…
Missionaries spread Christianity... Share Western Civilization
Economic, Political, and Social & Reli…
3 causes for Imperialism
Economic Cause
Need for natural resources & new markets ... (Industrial Revolut…
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Modern World History Chapter 3
sultan
Suleyman I
Akbar the Great
Shah Jahan
title of the rulers of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman ruler who reformed the legal code
Considered to be the greatest Mughal emperor
Mughal emperor who had the Taj Mahal built
sultan
title of the rulers of the Ottoman Empire
Suleyman I
Ottoman ruler who reformed the legal code
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Modern World History Chapter 1
Renaissance
Humanism
Cosimo de Medici
Humanities
Rebirth, in this case, refers to a revival of art and learnin…
The intellectual movement that focused on human potential and…
Wealthiest European of his time. Was dictator of Florence for…
Subjects common to classical education, such as history, lite…
Renaissance
Rebirth, in this case, refers to a revival of art and learnin…
Humanism
The intellectual movement that focused on human potential and…
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Modern World History - Chapter 8
Thomas Edison
Bessemer process
Henry Ford
Wilbur and Orville Wright
Developed the first usable and practical lightbulb in 1879.
This was a process that involved forcing air through molten m…
Built a line of affordable cars called Model T.
These brothers succeeded in flying a powered airplane in sust…
Thomas Edison
Developed the first usable and practical lightbulb in 1879.
Bessemer process
This was a process that involved forcing air through molten m…
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Modern World History Final
renaissance
what did the educated men and women of…
what did the contributions of the rena…
what three advantages did Italy have t…
"rebirth" and refers to a revival of art and learning
the culture of Greece and Rome
innovative styles of art and literature and led to new values…
thriving cities, a wealthy merchant class, and the classical…
renaissance
"rebirth" and refers to a revival of art and learning
what did the educated men and women of…
the culture of Greece and Rome
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Modern World History - Chapter 13
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Woodrow Wilson
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
The emperor of Germany during World War I
The 28th President of the United States, led the United State…
German Nazi dictator during World War II
The fascist dictator of Italy. He led Italy to conquer Ethiop…
Kaiser Wilhelm II
The emperor of Germany during World War I
Woodrow Wilson
The 28th President of the United States, led the United State…
Modern World History Test Review
Four Modernizations
One Child Policy
Tiananmen Square Protest
decolonization
Deng Xiaoping's plans to advance the economy, technology/scie…
policy implemented in China to help curb the rapidly growing…
started as a peaceful pro-democracy (in favor of democracy) p…
process of colonies gaining their independence after WWII (na…
Four Modernizations
Deng Xiaoping's plans to advance the economy, technology/scie…
One Child Policy
policy implemented in China to help curb the rapidly growing…
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Modern World History Chapter 4
Bartolomeu Dias
Capitalism
Christopher Columbus
Columbian Exchange
Portuguese explorer who in 1488 led the first expedition to s…
An economic system based on private ownership and on the inve…
Italian navigator who discovered the New World, in 1492, in t…
The global transfer of plants, animals, and diseased that occ…
Bartolomeu Dias
Portuguese explorer who in 1488 led the first expedition to s…
Capitalism
An economic system based on private ownership and on the inve…
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Modern World History Exam Review
What is the policy of glorifying power…
Why were Germany and Austria-Hungary k…
Which nation's actions caused the Unit…
What did the war become once the parti…
militarism
because of their location in the heart of Europe
Germany
total war
What is the policy of glorifying power…
militarism
Why were Germany and Austria-Hungary k…
because of their location in the heart of Europe
Modern World History: Prologue
Government
monarchy
Aristocracy
oligarchy
A system for controlling the society
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
A government ruled by a small group of noble, land owning fam…
A government ruled by a few powerful people
Government
A system for controlling the society
monarchy
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
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Modern World History: Modern Russia
russia
State of Kiev
principality
Mongols; Muscovy
what is the largest country in terms of total area?
this was a Slavic state that was first organized around the 9…
a state ruled by a prince
who conquered the principalities of the Kievan state of "Rus"…
russia
what is the largest country in terms of total area?
State of Kiev
this was a Slavic state that was first organized around the 9…
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Modern World History: Prologue
Government
monarchy
Aristocracy
oligarchy
A system for controlling the society
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
A government ruled by a small group of noble, land owning fam…
A government ruled by a few powerful people
Government
A system for controlling the society
monarchy
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
Modern World History Vocabulary
Renaissance
Humanism
Patron
Perspective
rebirth (from 1300 to 1600); a revival of art and learning
the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare
person who financially supports the arts
the type of art in which you place a 3-D figure on a flat sur…
Renaissance
rebirth (from 1300 to 1600); a revival of art and learning
Humanism
the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare
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Modern World History Review
Sultan
The Reformation
Two types of Muslims
5 Pillars of Islam
A title for a leader of a Muslim country. This title is passe…
Split European Christians into Protestants and Catholics. The…
Shia and Sunni
Faith, prayer, fasting, pilgrimage, charity
Sultan
A title for a leader of a Muslim country. This title is passe…
The Reformation
Split European Christians into Protestants and Catholics. The…
Modern World History
Queen of England who defeated the Span…
Father of modern rationalism; "I think…
Wrote Two Treatises on Government; Are…
Author of Italian vernacular masterpie…
Queen Elizabeth the first
Rene Descartes
John Locke
Dante
Queen of England who defeated the Span…
Queen Elizabeth the first
Father of modern rationalism; "I think…
Rene Descartes
Modern World History 5.1
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Montesquieu
Voltaire
Advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government…
Opposed the Divine Right of Kings and who asserted that peopl…
Stressed the importance of moderate government; suggests that…
He believed that freedom of speech was the best weapon agains…
Thomas Hobbes
Advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government…
John Locke
Opposed the Divine Right of Kings and who asserted that peopl…
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History of the Modern World Midterm
Geocentrism vs Heliocentrism
Principles of the Enlightenment
Locke vs. Rousseau's Social Contracts
The Transatlantic Slave Trade
Geocentrism believes that the Earth is the center and the ear…
(1) The law like order of the natural world. (2) The power of…
Both advocated political liberalism and religious tolerance,…
The forced migration of between 12 - 15 million people from A…
Geocentrism vs Heliocentrism
Geocentrism believes that the Earth is the center and the ear…
Principles of the Enlightenment
(1) The law like order of the natural world. (2) The power of…
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Modern World History Final
What was the main economic activity in…
Who conquered the Aztec empire?
Why did Europeans see Africa as a bett…
What was the purpose of most of the jo…
Building a fur trade
Hernando Cortez
Africans were strangers in the Americas, so they would not ha…
Funding colonies in the Americas
What was the main economic activity in…
Building a fur trade
Who conquered the Aztec empire?
Hernando Cortez
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Honors Modern World History
Spanish Influenza
Hyperinflation
Global Depression
Proletariat
A disease that resulted in more deaths than the deaths result…
A time post WWI when prices went so high that money began to…
A time of economic ruin that was caused by US stock market cr…
Member of the working class.
Spanish Influenza
A disease that resulted in more deaths than the deaths result…
Hyperinflation
A time post WWI when prices went so high that money began to…
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