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World History Chapter 13 ( Toward a Global Economy)
Nation-state
Sovereign
Revenue
Bureaucracy
A politically independent state whose people have a common cu…
Self-governing and independent
Income use to fund a nation's expenses
A complex system of officials and workers who manage the acti…
Nation-state
A politically independent state whose people have a common cu…
Sovereign
Self-governing and independent
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Central America, Oceania, South America
What group of people moved into the ar…
What did the Aztecs do to ensure that…
What were the great earthen mounds, li…
What did the Inca do to effectively ad…
Mexica/Aztecs
human sacrifices
rituals and burials
take hostages from ruling families, vast network of paved roa…
What group of people moved into the ar…
Mexica/Aztecs
What did the Aztecs do to ensure that…
human sacrifices
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De Blij Why Geography Matters Chapter 5
What was the most recent glacial
Upheaval
What did the great melt cause
Loess
The wisconsonin glacial
A violent or sudden change
Raised water levels and flooding
Wind blown sediment
What was the most recent glacial
The wisconsonin glacial
Upheaval
A violent or sudden change
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History chapter 10 Era Overview: The First Global Age
Globalization
Renaissance
Westernization
Absolutism
the process by which the regions, peoples, and economies of t…
the flowering of art and culture that began in Italy in the 1…
the spread of ideas and values originating in Europe and the…
a system of rule in which a monarch or other ruler enjoys unl…
Globalization
the process by which the regions, peoples, and economies of t…
Renaissance
the flowering of art and culture that began in Italy in the 1…
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Chapters 8, 10, 11
Eastern Orthodox Christianity
Tribute System
Charlemagne
Almoravid Empire
Branch of Christianity that developed in the Byzantine Empire…
Chinese method of dealing with foreign lands and peoples that…
Ruler of the Carolingian Empire (r. 768-814) who staged an im…
Emerged out of an Islamic reform movement among the Sanhaja B…
Eastern Orthodox Christianity
Branch of Christianity that developed in the Byzantine Empire…
Tribute System
Chinese method of dealing with foreign lands and peoples that…
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Chapter 15 World history
Viceroy
Encomienda
Bartolomè de Las Casas
Peon
A representative of the king who ruled in his name
The right given to American colonists by the Spanish governme…
A Spanish priest who spoke out against the evils of the encom…
A worker forced to labor for a landlord to pay off debt
Viceroy
A representative of the king who ruled in his name
Encomienda
The right given to American colonists by the Spanish governme…
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History Finals
Abrahamic Religions
The major impact on Islam by Africa
What was the earliest food?
What did China do?
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Trade Routes
Wheat
Stayed to themselves. Didn't get involved in the world as qui…
Abrahamic Religions
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
The major impact on Islam by Africa
Trade Routes
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AP world test 4 vocab
aristocracy
chivalry
commercial capitalism
commune
nobility of people who held real political, economic, and soc…
a code of ethics used by knights
corporations(merchants) are traded into prosperity under the…
a group of people living together and sharing possessions and…
aristocracy
nobility of people who held real political, economic, and soc…
chivalry
a code of ethics used by knights
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history test
prince henry
captain bartelomeu dias
vasco de gama
christopher columbus
Established Navigation school: Mapmakers, instrument makers,…
Sails past tip of South Africa. Turns back b/c lack of supplies
Explored coast of Africa, sailed to India.
1492 spain West to Asia, discovers new worldworldworld.
prince henry
Established Navigation school: Mapmakers, instrument makers,…
captain bartelomeu dias
Sails past tip of South Africa. Turns back b/c lack of supplies
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Unit 1 Chapter 3 The Mystery of Suffering and Death: Vocabulary
Capital Sins
Masochism
Sadism
Omniscient
evil tendencies within us that predispose us to sin; seven de…
unhealthy desire to inflict pain, humiliation, abuse, or suff…
unhealthy desire to inflict pain, humiliation, abuse, or suff…
ability of God knowing everything- past, present, future and…
Capital Sins
evil tendencies within us that predispose us to sin; seven de…
Masochism
unhealthy desire to inflict pain, humiliation, abuse, or suff…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Grid
Equator
Hemisphere
Prim Meridian
a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coord…
0 degrees latitude
half of the earth
10 degrees longitutede
Grid
a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coord…
Equator
0 degrees latitude
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World Geo Vocab 12/6
Glaciation
Fjord
Geothermal energy
Hot Spring
A process by which glaciers form and spread
Long, steep sided glacial valley now filled by water
A form of energy conversion that captures heat energy from wi…
Spring whose water issues at a temperature higher than that o…
Glaciation
A process by which glaciers form and spread
Fjord
Long, steep sided glacial valley now filled by water
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Quiz 4 World History
Hohokams
Anasazi
Pueblos
Pueblo Bonita
a neighboring group, maybe one that was older than the Anasazi
the ancestors of today's Pueblo and Hopi people, they built t…
the large adobe buildings and structures built by the Anasazi
a 6000 person Pueblo structure found in Arizona, that the Ana…
Hohokams
a neighboring group, maybe one that was older than the Anasazi
Anasazi
the ancestors of today's Pueblo and Hopi people, they built t…
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Unit 1 Edmodo
The Stone Age is made up of the Bronze…
Any "old" object created by man is an…
Modern humans are known as Homo Erectus
During the Paleolithic Age, hominids p…
f
t
f homosapiens
f no farming
The Stone Age is made up of the Bronze…
f
Any "old" object created by man is an…
t
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Cultural Anthropology Final/ Exam 3
Language
Language and Evolution
Language Characteristics
Linguistic Developments
Our species' primary means of communication... It is mediated a…
Language is hardwired. ... Some Features in Human Evolution:... B…
Language is Conventional and Symbolic... Language is Productive…
All humans come with the same capacity to learn language... Hum…
Language
Our species' primary means of communication... It is mediated a…
Language and Evolution
Language is hardwired. ... Some Features in Human Evolution:... B…
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AP WORLD HISTORY CHAPTER 13
Ibn Battuta
Tropics
Monsoon
Delhi Sultanate
(1304-1369) Moroccan Muslim scholar, the most widely traveled…
Equatorial region between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic…
Seasonal winds in the Indian Ocean caused by the differences…
(1206-1526) centralized Indian empire of varying extent, crea…
Ibn Battuta
(1304-1369) Moroccan Muslim scholar, the most widely traveled…
Tropics
Equatorial region between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic…
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GMM Chapter 2
Market Capitalism
Centrally Planned Socialism
centrally-planned capitalism
stages of market development
• Individuals and firms allocate resources... • Production resou…
• Opposite of market capitalism... • State holds broad powers to…
• Economic system in which command resource allocation is use…
- Low-Income Countries... - Lower-Middle-Income Countries... - Uppe…
Market Capitalism
• Individuals and firms allocate resources... • Production resou…
Centrally Planned Socialism
• Opposite of market capitalism... • State holds broad powers to…
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Quarter 2 Social Studies
The Canadian region of rocky uplands,…
The mountains extending north into Wes…
An important international waterway th…
It is a large fishing ground near Newf…
Canada Shield
Rocky Mountains
St. Lawrence River
Grand Banks
The Canadian region of rocky uplands,…
Canada Shield
The mountains extending north into Wes…
Rocky Mountains
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AP World History Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Stateless Societies
Ifriqiya
Maghrib
Almohadis
African societies organized around kinship or other forms of…
The Arabic term for Eastern North Africa
Arabic term for western North Africa.
A reformist movement among the Islamic Berbers of northern Af…
Stateless Societies
African societies organized around kinship or other forms of…
Ifriqiya
The Arabic term for Eastern North Africa
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HISP 281 Authors
Julio Cortázar
Juan Gelman
Beatriz Sarlo
Fernando Solanas & Octavio Getino
Casa Tomada; fear of the unknown. Initially a critic of Peron…
Militant peronist who wrote poetry with the language of the l…
Literary/intellectual field defined by social context and/or…
Hacia un tercer cine; make guerilla films to decolonize cultu…
Julio Cortázar
Casa Tomada; fear of the unknown. Initially a critic of Peron…
Juan Gelman
Militant peronist who wrote poetry with the language of the l…
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Hi - Q - World History - Absolute Monarchs in Europe
Philip II
Calvinism
Ferdinand II
Edict of Nantes
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
Spread in Germany
head of the Hapsburg family
a 1598 declaration of religious toleration, in which the Fren…
Philip II
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
Calvinism
Spread in Germany
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history unit 4 test
industrial revolution
agricultural revolution
industrialization
factors of production
the greatly increased output of machine made goods that began…
when wealth landowners began buying up much of the land that…
the process of developing machine production goods. Required…
the resources needed to produce goods and service that the in…
industrial revolution
the greatly increased output of machine made goods that began…
agricultural revolution
when wealth landowners began buying up much of the land that…
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Callero 5
Peter Callero tells about a man (Tim D…
Peter Callero (the author) argues that…
In a culture like the USA, when worker…
One major change in American society a…
a relatively new experience for most skilled workers in America
companies have less connection to their local communities
the person's individual situation and efforts
their jobs
Peter Callero tells about a man (Tim D…
a relatively new experience for most skilled workers in America
Peter Callero (the author) argues that…
companies have less connection to their local communities
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Unit 5 World Geography Study Guide
Kunlun Mountains
Qinling Mountains
Huang He River
Chang Jiang River
the mountains located in the west of China, that are the sour…
mountains in the southeastern and east-central China; they di…
a river in northern China, also called the Yellow River (beca…
or the Yangtze River; the longest river in Asia, flowing abou…
Kunlun Mountains
the mountains located in the west of China, that are the sour…
Qinling Mountains
mountains in the southeastern and east-central China; they di…
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APHUG chapters 10&11
Since when has the HDI been used?
What is HDI based off of?
What are the two regions with the lowe…
Dividing GNI by population equals...?
1980
Long and healthy life... Access to knowledge... Decent standard of…
Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia
Per Capital GNI
Since when has the HDI been used?
1980
What is HDI based off of?
Long and healthy life... Access to knowledge... Decent standard of…
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World History Greek Vocab (w/ Images)
Agora
Parthenon
Acropolis
Pericles
Marketplace and where political meetings were held (civic cen…
Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena and demonstrated Greek…
Fortified gathering space for Athenians (city center)
Prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general…
Agora
Marketplace and where political meetings were held (civic cen…
Parthenon
Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena and demonstrated Greek…
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World Capitals
Kabul
Tirana
Algiers
Andorra la Vella
Afghanistan's capital
Albania's capital
Algeria's capital
Andorra's capital
Kabul
Afghanistan's capital
Tirana
Albania's capital
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MLA Study Guide for Quiz
Juscelino Kubitschek
After JK leaves office...
Brazil had a new, modern look but...
Brazil was transitioning from an agric…
-White Brazilian (czech) ... -Doctor... -Populist... -Government inves…
-Economic instability ... -Subsequent leaders can't handle polit…
old ways of thinking, old institutions, and old powers contin…
industrial economy ... -Brazil was exporting primary/raw goods... -…
Juscelino Kubitschek
-White Brazilian (czech) ... -Doctor... -Populist... -Government inves…
After JK leaves office...
-Economic instability ... -Subsequent leaders can't handle polit…
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World Geography Final
Country considered a buffer state
Decaying vegetation littering Indonesi…
Rising oceans temperatures and lower p…
(Japan) Located along the ____________…
Mongolia
Peet
Great Barrier Reef
Ring of Fire
Country considered a buffer state
Mongolia
Decaying vegetation littering Indonesi…
Peet
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Microeconomics Exam 1, Microeconomics Exam 3, Microeconomics Exam 2
Resources
Economics
Labor
Capital
Inputs per factors of production, used to produce goods and s…
The study of how people use their resources to satisfy their…
The physical and mental effort used to produce goods and serv…
The buildings, equipment, and human skills used to produce go…
Resources
Inputs per factors of production, used to produce goods and s…
Economics
The study of how people use their resources to satisfy their…
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Econ Chapter 2
Opportunity Cost
Sunk Cost
Law of comparative advantage
Absolute Advantage
The value of the best alternative forgone when an item or act…
A cost that has already been incurred in the past, cannot be…
The individual, firm region or country with the lowest opport…
The ability to produce something using fewer resources that o…
Opportunity Cost
The value of the best alternative forgone when an item or act…
Sunk Cost
A cost that has already been incurred in the past, cannot be…
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Anth Final
Alienation
Anomie
Ascribed
Achieved
• You are separated from the results of your labor... • Separate…
• We have a better lifestyle than anyone in human history (li…
born into a position... • Son of a king will be king one day
a status that is earned later in life... • PhD
Alienation
• You are separated from the results of your labor... • Separate…
Anomie
• We have a better lifestyle than anyone in human history (li…
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Economics Vocabulary Chapter 16-18
Absolute advantage
Balance of payments
Comparative advantage
Exports
Country's ability to produce more of a given product than ano…
Difference between money paid to, and received from, other na…
Country's given ability to produce a given product relatively…
The goods and services that a nation sells to another nation.
Absolute advantage
Country's ability to produce more of a given product than ano…
Balance of payments
Difference between money paid to, and received from, other na…
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China Limits European Contacts
Main Idea: Cultural Interaction
Why it matters
Ming Dynasty
Qing Dynasty
Advances under the Ming and Qing dynasties left China uninter…
China's independence from the West continues today, even as i…
Chinese dynasty lasting from 1368-1644. Vassal states from Ko…
the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which…
Main Idea: Cultural Interaction
Advances under the Ming and Qing dynasties left China uninter…
Why it matters
China's independence from the West continues today, even as i…
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history final exam
code of Hammurabi
hoplite
milsean school
melos
a well-preserved Babylonian law code of ancient Mesopotamia.…
an armed solider of ancient Greece
...
an island conquered byAthens and forced to surrender during t…
code of Hammurabi
a well-preserved Babylonian law code of ancient Mesopotamia.…
hoplite
an armed solider of ancient Greece
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macro ch 18
closed economy
open economy
exports
imports
an economy that does not interact with other economies in the…
an economy that interacts freely with other economies around…
goods and services that are produced domestically and sold ab…
goods and services that are produced abroad and sold domestic…
closed economy
an economy that does not interact with other economies in the…
open economy
an economy that interacts freely with other economies around…
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Social 10-1 Historical Globalization Terms
Aboriginal
Apartheid
Capitalism
Civil Rights
Existing naturally in a region or country
A policy of the South African government from 1948-1990 that…
An economic system for increasing individual wealth, requirin…
The right to freedom of opinion and expression
Aboriginal
Existing naturally in a region or country
Apartheid
A policy of the South African government from 1948-1990 that…
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Geography Exam 3- Lohnes
What does ASEAN stand for?
AsEAN is a ___ and ___ union?
Who are the members of ASEAN?
What is ASEAN?
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
political and economic
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei…
-work toward economic integration and trade cooperation with…
What does ASEAN stand for?
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
AsEAN is a ___ and ___ union?
political and economic
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Micro Econ Dr. Erhardt Vocab. 1
Econ Theory Model
Scientific Method
Variable Method
Other-things-constant Assumption
Simplification of reality used to make predications about cau…
begins with a question
(price/ quality), that can take on different values at differ…
assumption when focusing on relation among key econ. variable…
Econ Theory Model
Simplification of reality used to make predications about cau…
Scientific Method
begins with a question
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anth final
sexual dimorphism
gender roles
gender norms
gender stratification
marked differences in male and female biology
tasks/activities that a culture assigns to a sex
things associated w a particular gender
unequal distribution of social rewards among the sexes
sexual dimorphism
marked differences in male and female biology
gender roles
tasks/activities that a culture assigns to a sex
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World History Final
Agrarian World
Gunpowder Empire
Globalization
Core Region
90% of human labor was concentrated on growing food. Priests,…
Disrupted balance of power in the world. The technology was f…
a worldwide process of political, economic, and cultural inte…
strong state/ government (formal administration and taxation…
Agrarian World
90% of human labor was concentrated on growing food. Priests,…
Gunpowder Empire
Disrupted balance of power in the world. The technology was f…
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BA 316 FINAL
multinational corporation
Multinational organizations
Ethnocentric Management
Polycentric Management
a business firm with operations in several countries
a non-profit organization with operations in several countries
"we know best" believe there native country, culture, languag…
"they know best" view native managers in foreign offices best…
multinational corporation
a business firm with operations in several countries
Multinational organizations
a non-profit organization with operations in several countries
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Microeconomics Ch.2
Gibbs can make 3 wooden boats or solve…
The important act of holding all other…
The process of using current resources…
If Jim can sell paper at a lower oppor…
1/10 of a wooden boat
ceteris paribus
investment
Jim has a comparative advantage in paper sales
Gibbs can make 3 wooden boats or solve…
1/10 of a wooden boat
The important act of holding all other…
ceteris paribus
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Burning of Rome Worksheet
Who was the author of the Annals?
When did the fire occur?
What two characteristics caused the fi…
Why did no one fight the fire?
Tacitus
64 AD during the reign of Nero
narrow streets and misshapen blocks
Because they would be threatened
Who was the author of the Annals?
Tacitus
When did the fire occur?
64 AD during the reign of Nero
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Geography unit 3 vocab
culture
language family
ethnic group
culture region
Way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
Group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
Group of people who share common ancestry, religion, custom,…
Division of the earth in which people share a similar way of…
culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
language family
Group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
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AP World History Chapter 19
What factors caused the rise of the Ot…
which of the guys or rulers or whateve…
did the ottomans have good navy?
what was one of the factors that weake…
skilled rules, control of strategic territory, military MIGHT
suleiman the magnificent
nah m8
change in military policy
What factors caused the rise of the Ot…
skilled rules, control of strategic territory, military MIGHT
which of the guys or rulers or whateve…
suleiman the magnificent
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History Vocab Finals
wergild
ordeal
bishopric
pope
a fine, the amount paid by the wrongdoer to the family of the…
a difficult or painful experience, a trial
a group of Christian communities, or parishes, under the auth…
Head of the Roman Catholic Church
wergild
a fine, the amount paid by the wrongdoer to the family of the…
ordeal
a difficult or painful experience, a trial
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Sociology
The industrialized nations
The industrializing nations
The least industrialized nations
Four worlds of development
US, Canada, Great Britain , France, Germany... (The Global Upper…
Spain, Greece, Portugal, Thailand, the former Soviet Union, I…
Jamaica, Cuba, Albania, Congo, Sudan, Algeria ... (The global lo…
The industrialized nations ... The industrializing nations... The l…
The industrialized nations
US, Canada, Great Britain , France, Germany... (The Global Upper…
The industrializing nations
Spain, Greece, Portugal, Thailand, the former Soviet Union, I…
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Geography of Canada: Ontario
Elliot Lake
Cobalt, Ontario
Two Ontario CMA
Northern Ontario
One time Uranium capital of the world
1903 Rich Silver deposit... Discovered during Railway constructi…
Sudbury and Thunderbay
4 Major cities: Northbay, Sault St Marie, Sudbury, Thunderbay
Elliot Lake
One time Uranium capital of the world
Cobalt, Ontario
1903 Rich Silver deposit... Discovered during Railway constructi…
41 termscreated on December 3, 2016
Quiz Bowl Asian Landmarks Flash Cards
Flame Towers
Minaret of Jam
Site of the Buddas of Bamiyan
Tajbeg Palace
Modern Skyscrapers that resemble flames, 190-meters tall loca…
62-meter tall minaret that was built in the 1190s, famous for…
...
...
Flame Towers
Modern Skyscrapers that resemble flames, 190-meters tall loca…
Minaret of Jam
62-meter tall minaret that was built in the 1190s, famous for…
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