T. Edwards, Environmental Science-12
The Giant Panda, or Ailuropoda Melanoleuca, is an endangered animal. It is native to China
and was not known to the rest of the world until the 20 th century. It lives in cold and wet areas
Sept. 24, 2014
1. Peace of Westphalia: series of treaties concluded Thirty Years' War in 1648 &
ended 30 years war
2. Jean-Baptiste Colbert: central principle was that the wealth and the economy of
France, applied mercantilism to France, wa
June 25, 2009
Book Review 1
H. Bruce Franklins collection of essays Vietnam & Other American Fantasies is an
insightful look at the war that America lost in relation to how the Vietnam War was portrayed
through the media an
July 28, 2009
Book Review II
David P. Chandlers Brother Number One: A Political Biography of Pol Pot is an insightful
look at the life of the revolutionary leader Saloth Sar (Pol Pot) from his birth in 1925 in rural
Exam Notes 4: Exam 4 Test is November 13, 2014
Dark Ages/Middles Ages- Medieval Period:
Dark Ages a period of change and innovation.
The Renaissance will be the end of the dark ages.
The Germanic tribes will have to rely on the locals, bu
During the Dark Ages two great epics came into play by Homer they were the
lliad and the Odyssey. These epic poems were meant to be read to people. For
the Greeks during the classical age will consider Homer the Father of
Literature and History.
Feudalism and the Crusades:
Feudalism: Lord- Vassals etc Service for Land. If the King of England goes to war his
dukes will follow him.
Duke William II of Normandy, William the Conquer, William I of England, all are the
same person he comes into power in
The Invasion of the Vikings:
The Vikings originated from modern day Scandinavia. The primary groups of the
Vikings will be the Swedes, Norwegians, and the Danes. They are pagans and worship
multiple gods. They are considered more barbaric then the Germani
The Rise of yet another religion: Islam
To be a Muslim you must follow the teachings of Islam. Islam starts in what is now Saudi
Arabia, its works include the Koran. The Koran is the works of one individual, it was
written soon after his death. The Koran
Darius I completes the last of the conquering of Ionia. In 499 the city-states and
ionia send military aide to rebel against the Persians. Later both Athens and the other
city-states pull their support from ionia. After the rebellion is put down the Persi
The Rise of Rome:
Rome starts as a city, which is in a country called the Etruscans. The Etruscans had a
sophisticated life style. Which is believed to be adopted by Rome. Rome is ruled by a
king until 507 BCE. Then major changes occur, they then found a
Herodotus wrote about the Persian wars that is how we know numbers.
Hippocrates is the first big name in modern medicine or in the west.
The Greek golden age ends due to the Peloponnesian Wars which is between the Athenian
Republic and the Spartan Allianc
The first legendary dynasty to rule is the Xin which begins in 2000 BC. It is
an agriculture society under the Xin. They rule with a large central
bureaucracy. Territories were ruled by chief tons who were appointed by the
King. As time goes on classes be
Platos student was known as Alexander the Great, he is from Macedonia. We now turn
our attention to Macedonia. In 359 Phillip II because King of Macedonia, and begins to
consolidate his power. He then moves his capital to Thrace, where there were gold min
The Han dynasty comes into existence in 2002 BCE-2102BCE the leader of
the Han is Han Gaozo who was Liu Bang he was a peasant. He re organized
China with Order much like at the time of the Chen dynasty. It is during the
Han dynasty you see Confucianism co
World War II in Asia
What events led to Japan Surrender?
-Battle of Okinawa (1945)
Chester Nimitz leader of U.S navy.
Douglas MacArthur leader of U.S army.
Chester Nimitz was in charge of operation of Central
and Northern Pacific.
Douglas MacArthur was in