This was sent by Germans to encourage a Mexican attack against the United
States. Intercepted by the US in 1917.
Woodrow Wilson's post WWI plan, most of which was rejected by European
leaders following the war.
Aggressive empire in Cambodia and Laos that collapsed in the 1400's when
Thailand conquered Cambodia
New Zealand indigenous culture established around 800 CE
The period of approximately 150 years of relative peace and stab
John F. Kennedy
President of the US during the Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban Missile
Gamal Abdel Nasser
He led the coup which toppled the monarchy of King Farouk and started a new
period of modernization and socialist reform in Egypt
An ancient Anatolian group whose empire at largest extent consisted of most of
the Middle East. Some of the first two-wheeled chariots and iron.
One of the first monotheistic religions, particularly one with a wide following. It
In medieval Europe, an association of men (rarely women), such as merchants,
artisans, or professors, who worked in a particular trade and created an
organized institution to promote their economic and political interests.
The formula, bro
Political party that ruled China from 1911 to 1949; enemy of the Communists.
Often abbreviated at GMD.
Descendants of the Europeans in Latin America, usually implies an upper class
Dictator in Mexico from 1876 to 19
Five Year Plans
Plans that Joseph Stalin introduced to industrialize the Soviet Union rapidly,
beginning in 1928. They set goals for the output of steel, electricity, machinery,
and most other products and were enforced by the police powers of the state.
Dictator of Brazil from 1930 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1954. Defeated in the
presidential election of 1930, he overthrew the government and created Estado
Novo ('New State'), a dictatorship that emphasized industrialization.
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that developed the first urban
societies. In the Bronze Age this area included Sumer and the Akkadian,
Babylonian and Assyrian empires, In the Iron Age, it was ruled by the NeoAssyrian and Neo-Ba
East African highland nation lying east of the Nile River.
Effort to eradicate a people and its culture by means of mass killing and the
destruction of historical buildings and cultural materials. It was used for
example by both
Divine Right of Kings
Doctrine that states that the right of ruling comes from God and not people's
Following the English Civil War, this event involve the British Parliament once
again overthrowing their monarch in 1688-1689.
The belief that the government shouldn't intervene much in the economy and
should instead let the people do what they want with their property.
Economic system with private and corporate ownership of property and
Sea-faring Greek kingdom. A major center of Greek Civilization in the 1000s
BCE, centuries before Greek's "Golden Age" of Athenian influence. It's center
was located about 90 km southwest of Athens.
Mesopotamian empire that conquere
A device for rapid, long-distance transmission of information over an electric
wire. It was introduced in England and North America in the 1830s and 1840s.
A form of energy used in telegraphy from the 1840s on and for lighting,
The collective community of Islamic peoples, which is thought to transcend
ethnic and political boundaries.
a portable dwelling used by the nomadic people of Centa Asia such as Mongols,
consisting of a tentlike structure of skin, felt or hand-w
Continuing the imperial revival started by the Sui Dynasty this dynasty that
followed restored the Chinese imperial impulse four centuries after the decline
of the Han, extending control along the silk route. Trade flourished and China
An early Chinese dynasty. Not a unified Chinese state. Instead rulers and their
relatives gave orders through a network of cities. Earliest evidence of Chinese
writing comes from this period.
Succeeded the Shang dynasty. Similar to the Shang An
A member of the more mystical third sect of Islam famous for their dance and
The german monk who is widely regarded as the leader of the Protestnat
Reformation. He was excommunicated by the Catholic church due to his
1st unified imperial Chinese dynasty
"Way of the Kami"; Japanese worship of nature spirits
Incarnation of Hindu god Vishnu made famous in the Ramayana
Means "Enlightened One." He is said to have renounced his worldly possessions
Part of the second triumvirate whom the power eventually shifted to. Assumed
the name Augustus Caesar, and became emperor. Was the end of the Roman
Republic and the start of the Pax Romana.
Roman emperor of 284 C.E. Attempted to deal w
National socialism. In practice a far-right wing ideology (with some left-wing
influences) that was based largely on racism and ultra-nationalism.
German republic founded after the WWI and the downfall of the German
Its philosophy and practice rely mainly on self-effort to progress the soul up the
spiritual ladder to divine consciousness. Any soul that has conquered its own
inner enemies and achieved the state of supreme being is called jina (Conqueror
Chinese dynasty between 1368-1644. Economy flourished and the government
even explored the Indian Ocean through many expeditions led by Zheng He.
Ultimately they were taken over by the Manchurians from the North in 1644.
Invented within Chi
any group migration or flight from a country or region; dispersion. Particularly
used in relation to Jews scattered by Romans in 70 CE or to Africans spread to
new places during the Atlantic Slave Trade.
Political realism or practical
the fulfillment of one's social and religious duties in Hinduism
The famous ancient Indian book on statecraft, economic policy, and military
strategy. Written by Kautilya.
The prince who is said to have founded Buddh
Peoples sharing a common language and culture that originated in Central
Europe in the first half of the first millennium B.C.E. After 500 B.C.E. they
spread as far as Anatolia in the east, Spain and the British Isles in the west.
Conquered by Roman
It was nailed to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany in 1517 and is widely
seen as being the catalyst that started the Protestant Reformation. It contained
Luther's list of accusations against the Roman Catholic Church.
Within the Ca
Descendants of the Prophet Muhammad's uncle, al-Abbas, they overthrew the
Umayyad Caliphate and ruled an Islamic empire from their capital in Baghdad
(founded 762) from 750 to 1258.
Born in Austria, became a radical German n
Legacy of Slavery
African Americans were transported as slaves to US colonies from around 1619
to fill a widening labour shortage.
Agriculture, particularly for export, dominated the South and North Carolina,
Virginia, Maryland and Georgia.
In this region
30 September 2014
Monday Make up Assignment
Marxists and neo-Malthusians view the balance between people and resources with more
people in the world results in fewer resources there will be available with the recou