The invading army reached the outskirts of Rome, which had been left totally
undefended. The Visigoths looted, burned, and pillaged their way through the city, leaving a path
of destruction wherever they went destroying the empire. The plundering continue
After the collapse of the Roman Empire much of the Mediterranean basin was in disorder
with no leadership. Germanic tribes from the north had conquered the last emperor and claimed
the land as their own (183). But in the east, a new empire was beginning t
The Hebrew has made great contributions to develop the Western Civilization. The
legacy that theyve left was religion. The Hebrews emphasized the use of temperance which
resulted in a man being rewarded with prosperity, long life, and a good name .The Heb
There are two religions that are different in many ways, Buddhism which began in India
as an intellectual and emotional revolt against the emptiness of Vedic ritualism (pg 49).
Buddhism focuses on personal spiritual development. Buddhists also believed in
Mesopotamia is a land between the 2 rivers, Tigris River and Euphrates River.
Mesopotamia was an ancient region in the eastern Mediterranean bounded in the northeast by the
Zagros Mountains and in the southeast by the Arabian Plateau, connecting to todays
The Black Death(definition, impact, consequences)
o 1320s 1350s
o Pandemic of bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic plague strains
Empires & dynasties of the 15th Century in Europe & Asia
o The Ming Dynasty
o The Ottoman Empire
o The Safavid Empire
o The Mu
o Form of government in which the monarch
has absolute power or sovereignty over their
o Spread through Europe through the 17th and
o Increased the power of the central
When a stronger nation invades and colonizes a weaker nation
and dominates economically, politically and/or
Why Europe did that?
Europeans believed they were better
Industrial revolution expansion(18th & 19th century)
If a quesadilla and a croissant had a baby, it'd be malawach
This dish is a cultural dish of the Yemenite Jews. While I am not Yemenite, this is a very popular
dish for many people in Israel. The reason why I chose malawach is because in Is
Chapter 8: Political Geography
Key Issue 1: where are states distributed?
o State organized into a political unit and ruled by an established government that
has control over its international and foreign affairs
o Largest land area occupied
Chapter 7: Ethnicities
Key Issue 1: Where are ethnicities distributed?
o Ethnicity identity with a group of people who share the cultural traditions of a
particular homeland or hearth
Ethnikos national (greek)
o Race identity with a group of
Chapter 5: Languages
Key Issue 1: Where are languages distributed?
Fewer than of Americans high schoolers have studied a foreign language
o 2/3 of Dutch graduates have studied at least 3 foreign languages
Language a system of communication through speech
Chapter 6: Religion
Key Issue 1: Where are religions distributed?
Dalai Lama Oceanic teacher
o Spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism and was head of the Tibet government
1950s of all males were monks
o Polygamy was encouraged
China has ruled Tibet 1720-191
Chapter 3: Migration
Key Issue 1: Where are migrants distributed?
Objectives for migration:
o Economic opportunity
o Cultural freedom
o Environmental comfort
E.G. Ravenstein 19th century geographer
o The distance that migrants typically move
o The reasons
Chapter 4: Folk and Popular Culture
Folk culture traditionally practiced by small, homogeneous groups living in isolated
o Dont really change over time
Popular culture found in large, heterogeneous societies that share habits
Chapter 2: Population and Health
Introducing: Population and Health
Demography the scientific study of population characteristics
Study of population is important because
o More people are alive today than ever before
o Faster rate of increase of human po
Leaf: Alternate, simple, 4 to 6 inches long, obovate to elliptical in shape with a
crenate margin, shiny green above and paler below.
Flower: Species is monoecious; male flowers are yellow-green, borne in naked
catkins, 2 to 4 inches long; fe
There are 25 species of Chipmunks, we will focus on the Eastern Chipmunk which is found in
Eastern North America and Southeastern Canada. There are 23 different species found in the
West and 1 species found in Asia and some parts of Europe
The chipmunk is
What is Silviculture?
The art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health, and quality
of forests and woodlands to meet the diverse needs and values of landowners and society on a
The management of forest p
Temperate Deciduous Forest
1. Define Biome
2. What is a temperate deciduous forest?
3. What does temperate mean?
4. What does deciduous forest?
5. List the 5 Zones
Average temperature _
Summer highs _
Chapter 4: Biodiversity and Evolution
Core Case Study: Why are amphibians vanishing?
Amphibians have historically been able to adapt to environmental changes better
6,700 or more amphibian species
Difficulty adjusting because of human activity
o Use of pe
Chapter 3: Ecosystems: what are they and
how do they work?
3-1 how does the Earths life-support system work?
Earths life support system has 4 major components
o 1. Atmosphere thin spherical envelope of gases
Troposphere inner layer, contains the air we b
Chapter 2: Science, Matter, Energy, and
2-1 What do scientists do?
Science is a search for order in nature
o Science depends on a cause and effect pattern
Scientists use observations, experiments, and models to answer questions about how
President Kennedy vs. Nikita Krushchev (Prisoners Dilemma)
Cuban Missile Crisis: by
October 1962- 13 Days of Horror
Preamble to the Crisis: From the years 1933-1958, Cuba was under the rule of a
corrupt dictator, Fulgencio Batista. While Cuba was u
Causes of War
May 5, 2015
Cuban Missile Crisis: Realist Theory
The thirteen days of horror that took place on October 1962, was a pivotal
moment in the Cold war. It was the first time in history where the entire
International community awaited f
The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?
Pope Urban II prompted the first crusade when the Byzantines wanted the Seljuq
Muslims out of Jerusalem for not allowing non-Muslims into the city. The Crusades were seen as
a pilgrimage because Jerusalem is a holy c
World Civilization I, Fall 2012
10th, Oct 2012
The Epic of Gilgamesh
"The Epic of Gilgamesh" is the oldest known heroic epic, which has had a great
cultural impact on Western literature and is recognized as one of
World Civilization I, Fall 2012
12th, Dec 2012
Christian and Muslim Views of the First Crusade
The First Crusade was between 1096 CE and 1099 CE. Before the First Crusade,
Jerusalem, which original belonged to the Roman Cathol
History 1215 World Civilizations II
1. Summarise Newtons Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy.
As a significant contributor to the Scientific Revolution, Newton believed that
scientific theory must be accompanied by
Newton is known to us today as an exemplar of enlightened rationality, the greatest
scientist. Today Newton is famous for his Principia and Optics. In Opticks, he showed
that white light is made up of the colours of the rainbow, and conducted some