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World History Semester #1 Final Study Guide

Mr. Haskell

UNRESOLVED PROBLEMS / notes
*National debt
*AIDS-
cause
affect
*N. Ireland-
IRA
the problem defined

RISE OF DEMOCRATIC IDEAS/ ch. 5-6
*oligarchy
*democracy
*geography of Greece
*Greek theater
*Alexander's greatest achievement
*center of the Hellenistic world- where?
*Pericles
*Darius
*Alexander
*Athen's golden age
*Spartan boys
*Persian Wars
*Trojan Wars
*Peloponnesian War
*Paul
*Hannibal
*Virgil
*Augustus
*Odoacer
*Jesus
*Constantine
*Ptolemy
*Copernicus
*Virgil
*Roman landholding upper class
*martyr
*messiah
*mercenary
*totalitarian
*communist
*republic
*basic unit of the Roman army

MIDDLE AGES/ Ch. 8-9
*peasants
*knights
*fief
*serf
*vassal
*Lord
*charter
*bill of rights
*Church reform - why?
*most important economic activity in medieval town
*lending money at interest
*Battle of Tours
*causes that united Charlemagne's empire
*Cluniac reforms
*three field system
*clergy
*merchant guilds
*nobles
*Magna Carta -importance
*Concordat of Worms
*Goal of the Crusades
*Viking name for Lightning warfare
*result of plague in Europe
*Reconquista
*result of the Crusades
*early jury system- when?
*cause of Germany's disunity

RENAISSANCE,REFORMATION,ENLIGHTENMENT/ Ch. 14 & 18
*development of printing- effects
*Copernicus
*Newton
*causes of the Renaissance
*Luther
*Scientific method
*Calvin
*Erasmus
*Montesquieu
*Cause of Britain's global power/ 1700s
*Adam Smith
*John Locke
*Thomas Hobbes
*"No taxation without representation"
*Age of Reason
*Joseph II
*absolute monarch
*divine rule
*cabinet

AGE OF REVOLUTIONS/ Ch. 19& 23
*suffrage
*abdicate
*Robespierre
*von Metternich
*nationalism
*Napoleon
*Louis XVI
*First, Second and Third Estates
*Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen
*Napoleonic Code
*cause of Napoleon's downfall
*Reign of Terror
*Otto von Bismarck
*revolution of 1905
*William II
*threat to the Hapsburg Empire

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION / Ch. 20-22
*enclosure
*utilitarianism
*factory movement
*urbanization
*founder of Methodist Church
* term for "working class"
*inventor who improved the steam engine
*which group most benefited from Ind. Rev.
*how factory system changed workers' lives
* laissez faire economics
*ethnocentrism
*racism
*assembly line
*corporation
*survival of the fittest/ in war or industry
*right to vote (term)
*Middle class
*peasants
*nobility
*romanticism/ painting
*Alfred Nobel
*Joseph Lister
*Charles Darwin
*women's suffrage movement

IMPERIALISM/ Ch. 25-26
*destruction of a religious or ethnic group (term)
*sphere of influence
*protectorate
*imperialist
*justification for imperialism
*Ethiopia's resistance to Europe
*decline of the Ottoman empire
*Sepoy rebellion
*Indian National Congress
*How Industrial Rev. encouraged imperialism
*Europe's main interest in China was ?
*Britain and Russia's desire to control Iran
*Monroe Doctrine
*James Monroe
*Matthew Perry
*James Cook
*Benito Juarez
*Japan controlled _____?
*Queen Liliuokalani
*political consequences of imperialism
*British N. America Act
*US intervention in Latin America in early 1900s
*Australia and New Zealand independence
*profits from global economy went where?
*imperialist Cecil Rhodes

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