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Human beings evolved through different species during the very long Palaeolithic period, from chimpanzees to Homo Sapiens.
Palaeolithic Age: from 2,000,000 BC to 10,000 BC
Neolithic Age: from 10,000 BC to 3200 BC
- helped stimulate a shift from folk sport to modern rational foundations - British coming of age novel published in 1857 - Thomas Hughes enduring tale of struggles between good and evil (inspired harry potter) - autobiographical tale in an English boarding school bout a child until he becomes a man - lessons learned by young Tom Brown and his classmates playing rugby were important and sometimes even more important than what they learned in school - made societies more similar and interdependent
- plays key role from exciting folk games that Tom Brown adores during his visit to country fairs to a form of football that older Tom falls in love with when he enrolls into rugby school - highlights the modern notion that sport and PA play fundamental roles in education of modern citizens - sports nurtured the qualities that the military officers, govt officials and commercial innovators who staffed the machinery empire needed to complete their duties - sport amounts to more than just a game; it serves as a tool for creating modern citizens fit for the tasks of national and international leadership - exported the idea of sport as a tool for building modern society into Japan - in France, it led to an education reformer who wanted his nation to keep up with Great Britain and the US in race towards modernization (created the modern olympics)
- rationalization - secularism - equality - specialization - bureaucratization - quantifications - quest for records
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undertook some reforms, including the emancipation of serfs, but failed to make Russia a truly modern country, reverting to autocratic habits.
ptolemid empire/cleopatra/Septuagint, nile river, rambam
rome, pope/vatican, renaissance
fought england in 100 years war, avignon (where pope went to during the babylonian captivity/western schism), where Normans are from
Ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1808 to 1839. He declared war on the Janissaries and eventually had cannons fired into their barracks, killing thousands. He then abolished Janissary corps and began forming a new army trained in Western methods, armed with modern weapons, and based on Western-style mass conscription.
A freeborn black American from Virginia who became Laberia's first president.
Innovative young ruler of the Zulu who devised new war fighting tactics used to defeat all who resisted them allowing them to build a mighty empire.
-religion articulated by the Quran -worship Allah (God) -Muhammad (Central figure) -Monotheistic -Five Pillars
-Central figure of Islam -Said to be the last prophet sent by God to guide humanity in the right direction -570-632 CE
-Rapid expansion in Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Southeastern Europe
A political and social push to free and to give freedom to all slaves.
The belief of the humans are influencing the biosphere is being altered by humans.
A worker that creates thing by hand and is skilled at one specification.
A black nurse who fought racial prejudice to establish her career.
Was sent by the British Government to run the army hospitals with a team of nurses. She is credited as the founder of modern nursing.
French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of diseases, and his discoveries have saved many lives ever since.
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire
all of modern Turkey, parts of Africa, and parts of Europe
The reign of Peter the Great made Russia a major European power during the latter part of the 17th century.