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World History Review

  • 500

    Ancient/Classical Greece BC

    Ancient/Classical Greece BC
    An oligarchy is when the few rule and a direct democracy is when everyone has a say in the government. Rule of law is when no one is above the law everyone must follow the law. Equality of law is when everyone has the same protection under law. Athens and Sparta. well known philosophers Archimedes a great mathematician, Pythagoras creator of the Pythagorean theorem and Eratosthenes found out the Earth was round.
  • 500

    Ancient/Classical Rome BC

    Ancient/Classical Rome BC
    Architecture 1) Arch 2) Dome 3) Bridges 4) Aqueducts 5) Roads 6) Concrete Justinian Code of laws Republic- representative democracy Trial by Jury- be judged by peers equality before law- everybody has the same protection under law
  • May 14, 1000

    Incas BC

    Incas BC
    The people were not involved with the government. Inca's used the incon quipu as the number system. Built the best cities in ancient america. Their economy was based on trade and services. Known as the children of the sun and believed that gods could intervene when they wanted to.
  • May 14, 1000

    Mayans BC

    Mayans BC
    Ruled themselves by city-states. Were once the only ones who understood the concept of the zero. Built pyramids for the gods. Believed in many gods and priests told them what they should do.
  • May 14, 1000

    Aztecs BC

    Aztecs BC
    Aztecs had emperors and noble families to rule over them. Aztecs were governed by city-states. Used astronomy to find the solar year, lunar month and the revolution of Venus. They had their own number system called the vigesimal. With causeways and bridges Aztecs showed their power. Believed in many gods and sacrificed humans to satisfy them.
  • May 14, 1096

    The Crusades AD

    The Crusades AD
    The crusade was the holy war where Byzantine fought the Muslims for the holy land where Jesus had been born. The pope Urban II agreed with it to get the holy land to be part of Constantinople.
  • May 16, 1492

    Columbian Exchange AD

    Columbian Exchange AD
    Columbus wanted to go to India but went to to Central America. Cultural diffusion is exchange of culture products or ideas.
    5 Columbian Exchanges
    1) Food 2) Diseases 3) Animals 4) Ideas/Beliefs 5) People
    The cause of the translantics slave trade because indians began to die of new diseases brought by europeans.
  • May 16, 1500

    Scientific Revolution AD 1500-1800

    Scientific Revolution AD 1500-1800
    A new understanding of the world, logical thought and scientific method. Study natural world closely. Had many discoveries. Convinced many european thinkers about power of reason.
  • May 16, 1500

    Enlightenment AD 1500-1800

    Enlightenment AD 1500-1800
    Developed new ideas about government and society. Questioned old ideas and beliefs.
  • Industrial Revolution AD

    Industrial Revolution AD
    Steam Power, Textile Manufacturing, Mercantilism and Population Growth were technological causes of the industrial revolution. Steamboat by Robert Fulton, Steam engine by James Watt. Some inventions flying shuttle, spinning jenny, Water Frame, Power loom. Abundance of raw material. Cities began to be urbanized and Louis Pasteur created vaccines. Negative effects - Longer hour, more repetitive, exploited children, filthy housing, diseases.
  • Imperialism AD 18th-20th century

    Imperialism AD 18th-20th century
    Africa, Latin America and Asia. Political policy where the goal is to extend your power by dominating economic, social, political and environmental factors of another country.
  • Communism AD 1900s

    Communism AD 1900s
  • World WAr 1 AD 1914-1918

    World WAr 1 AD 1914-1918
    Causes; Extreme Nationalism, System of alliences, imperialism and militarism.
    Dates: June 1914- Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand
    June 28 1914- Austria declares war
    New Weapons/Technology: Submarines, Huge artillery guns, tanks, poison/nerve gas, airplanes, dirigibles
    Effects: Loss of millions of lifes, destruction of millions of dollars worth of property, collapse of empires and U.S. growing world power.
  • World War 2 AD 1932-1945

    World War 2 AD 1932-1945
    1939 Germany invades poland
    Allies (Great Britain, France, America and Russia)
    Axis (Germany, Italy and Japan)
    Allies must fight with Axis for the invasions
    1941 Japan attacks US navy
    1944 D-day major action
    1945 Japan ends war
    1939- 1945 Germany established concentration camps
  • Korean War 1950

    Korean War 1950
    Norht Korea is invaded by
  • Vietnam War 1954

    Vietnam War 1954
    Fall of China Ho Chi Minh
  • Early River Valley Civilization BC

    Early River Valley Civilization BC
    A civilzation has 6 characteristics:
    1) Social Structure
    2) Cities
    3) Religious System
    4) Art
    5) Government
    6) Writing
    Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient India and Huang He make up the river valley civilization.
  • Mesopotamia BC

    Mesopotamia BC
    Fertile Land and is located in the fertile crescent. Created mud bricks, temples and irrigation. Their religion is polytheistic. Code of laws was the code of hammurabi with 282 laws also had the epic of gilgamesh an epic poem and earliest work of literature.
  • Ancient Egypt BC

    Ancient Egypt BC
    Ancient Egypt is known as the black land and they were the first to create pyramids. They had a different way of preserving the dead by a method called mummification. They were polytheistic and wrote in hieroglyphs.
  • Ancient India BC

    Ancient India BC
    Had many rivers and the most commonly found religions were Hinduism and Buddhism. They had a caste system.
  • Ancient China (Huang He) BC

    Located near Huang He
  • Neolithic Agricultural Revolution BC

    Neolithic Agricultural Revolution BC
    The Neolithic Revolution was when people stopped gathering and hunting to begin farming. They would domesticate animals and stay in one place permenantly.