HST-110 Project #9
The Salem Witch Trials have a storied past and are a very popular topic in history. They
are so popular that there is a wide variety of research that went into the trials themselves. Many
historians have tries to
HST-110 Weekly Response #13
The trade routes that passed through China and that were connected to China had an
enormous effect on the thriving of the Chinese society in many ways. Number one, China was
abundant in agricultural good
HST-110 Weekly Assignment #15
One of the great things that I like about the class is that there is always an open
discussion about the chapter. I like how you first introduce us to the topic that we are about to
discuss and then le
S0CIETIES & BELIEFS 0F EARLY
I. THE INDUS RIVER CIVILIZATION,
A. FARMING & CITIES: HARAPPA,
Archeological digs have discovered impressive findings
Citadels were used for protection and defense.
Had an indoor plumbing syste
THE EMERGENCE 0F HUMAN
I. 3 HUMAN STAGES: F0RAGING (moved
when food supply ran out-nomadic),
FARMING, C0MMERCE (goods &
II. F0RAGING S0CIETIES (ORIGINS-8000
N0MADIC BANDS: GATHERING &
B. KINSHIP (families, trust
0RIGINS 0F THE CHINESE EMPIRE
I. THE YELL0W RIVER CIVILIZATI0N
Fairly isolated, little contact with other civilizations.
Geographical obstructions made it difficult to travel
Called Yellow River because of the color of land aroun
6. THE PERSIAN CONNECTION
THE IRANIAN PLATEAU
A. GEOGRAPHIC CHALLENGES AND ADVANTAGES
High and dry.
Natural borders and defenses against enemies.
Snowcapped mountains, runoff in spring can be used in irrigation.
Original inhabitants are the Iranians li
11. ORIGINS AND EXPANSION OF ISLAM, 100 750
I. PRE-ISLAMIC ARABIA
Mostly nomadic, those who werent settled around the Red Sea
Generally dry climate
Low population density
No central government each state had their own laws and
EARLY S0CIETIES 0F WEST ASIA &
I. STATES, RULERS, ARMIES
Ur, Uruk, Lagash emerged around 3500 BCE
II. MES0P0TAMIA (middle east now):
THE TIGRIS & EUPHRATES Mesopotamia means between rivers
A. SUMER, 3500-2350 BCE: Important
10. THE BYZANTINE WORLD
THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE
Eastern Roman Empire
AUTOCRATIC UNION OF CHURCH AND STATE
BASILEUS RULER OF THE ENTIRE WORLD
Pretentious name for a ruler.
Spiritual authority along with temporal authority.
Unity of spiritual and temp
12. RELIGION & DIVERSITY IN SOUTHERN ASIA, 711 1400
Shiites believe in rulers being blood and Sunnis believe blood should
Shiites supported Abbas if Shiites backed him, they would receive
Abbas headed a rebellion and su
13. AFRICAN SOCIETIES, 1500 BCE 1500 CE
Southern littoral of the Mediterranean. (Warm, great for agriculture
(growing grapes, couscous.)
Sahara Desert no water, incredibly arid, does rain in some parts.
History is biased to people who can write.
CLASSICAL GREECE & ITS C0NFLICT WITH ASIA
GEOGRAPHY & EARLY HIST0RY, 2000-700 BCE
Geography helps determine the kind of society that will develop.
Greece had very rugged, mountainous terrain. (Disunited)
Made up of several hundred city-states.
GERMANIC S0CIETIES & EMERGENCE 0F THE CHRISTIAN WEST
I. DECLINE & FALL 0F THE WESTERN R0MAN EMPIRE, 100-500 CE
A. GERMANIC PE0PLES & MIGRATI0NS
Nomadic, tribal, warlike people. (Hunting and raiding).
Romans called them barbarians.
Tiu, Woden, Thor, and
ROME CONNECTS THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD
FOUNDATION MYTH: ROMULUS & REMUS
Twin boys were supposedly raised by a female wolf after being abandoned by their
uncle who feared he would be superseded.
Romulus and Remus quarreled and Romulus won going on
William II: Provoking Europe into WWI
5 May 2016
Thesis: William II used his power that he gained as Kaiser of Germany to test the Triple Entente
to see if they would stand together against the Triple Alliance. In doin
A Reading Summary: The Beginnings of the Great War
11 February 2016
A Reading Summary: The Beginnings of the Great War
The Europe that existed around 1890 was the most powerful place in the world.
Industrialization was taking
15 March 2016
Reading Report 2: Communist Manifesto
The Communist Manifesto was constructed with the idea to spread Karl Marx and
Friedrich Engels theory of communism and how it would be established. The main theory behind
Legalism and the Qin Dynasty
Ancient China did not begin with a powerful dynasty that ruled over most of Asia.
However, it began as a continent split into numerous smaller states each with their own
government and ruling structure. This
How Absolutism Ruled Europe for One
Hundred and Sixty-Three Years
11 February 2016
A. Beginnings of Absolutism
i. Louis XIII
ii. Cardinal Reichleu
B. Consolidation of Absolutism
Outline for Essay
How and why did France develop in the direction of absolute monarchy during the 17th century? How and why did Britain develop
toward limited monarchy and parliamentary government? What circumstances and factors account for th
- 1940: white political control was consolidated under the Nationalist party and its institutionalized policy of racism,
- 1960: Nationalists won independence from Britain
- 1970 dominated by white minority
- Apartheid completely se
Post WWI: Arab Nationalism
In the years after World War I, the Entente powers broke promises made to Arabs for independence in the
Instead, British and French forces occupied mandates created artificially within the League of Nations
Women after Decolonization:
-Women's suffrage was often won as part of the postcolonial constitutions. In fact, however, women
rarely achieved economic or social equality in the Third World nations
DECOLONIZATION 20TH CENTURY
PRE WORLD WAR UNO
- Reinvigoration of traditional beliefs and political structures was critical to the process of decolonization.
- The beginnings of decolonization lay in the development of Western-educated middle classes in c
Name of leader:
1919-1952 33 years
First lady of argentina
Years in power:
- Middle class radical party held power
China 1914 to Present
The Struggle for China
The abdication of the last Qing emperor in 1912 began a long period of struggle to establish a
new government in China
Initially, regional warlords dominated Chinese politics
Yuan Shikai- powerful warlord who
Change Analysis Sheet
1914 to Present
Ww1, ww2, interwar, great depression, cold war, ect.
-military, foreign, economy, and social
-concentrated on diplomatic and military
Developments in the Pacific Rim nations mirrored Japan's success in the twentieth century
- Government continued to be dominated from strong men from military
- Political opposition was permitted in Korea, but often suppressed
Modern, and Updated Japan
- A massive 8.9/9.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific Ocean nearby Northeastern Japan at
around 2:46pm on March 11 (JST) causing damage with blackouts, fire and tsunami
- Death toll is estimated around 10,000