5.4 Alexanders Empire
Terms & Names
Philip II- the king of Macedonia
Macedonia-just north of Greece had a rough terrain and a cold climate.
Alexander the Great- conqueror and killer
Describe the climate and terrain o
Study Guide World History
Who was Thomas Hobbes?
thought humans were naturally selfish and wicked
argued that people had to hand over their rights to a strong ruler
Believed people could learn from experience and i
WWII MAIN COMPONTENTS AND TERMS TO UNDERSTAND
What is totalitarianism?
Totalitarianism describes a government that takes total, centralized, state control over
every aspect of public and private life
What is Fascism?
A new militant political movement that
Chinese/Indian Effect from WWI
In 1921, a group met in Shanghai to organize the Chinese Communist Party
Mao Zedong among its founders
Began to develop his own branch of communism
Mao believed he could bring a revolution to a rural country wher
WORLD WAR I NOTES
World War I
Which nations belonged to which alliance groups before and during the First World War?
Triple Alliance- Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy
Triple Entente- Britain, France, Russia
Why were these alliances formed?
Otto van Bismarc
Russian role in WWI
Who was Nicholas II?
Became czar in 1894
He continued the tradition of Russian autocracy
Made the decision to drag Russia into World War I
In 1915, Nicholas moved his headquarters to the war front
He hoped to rally his discouraged troo
World war II notes on Germany and Nazism
What happened on October 29, 1929?
October 29, Black Tuesday
In September 1929, some investors began to think that stock prices were unnaturally high
They started selling their stocks, believing the prices would so
Trading Empires in the Indian Ocean
Because of da Gamas voyage, Europe opened a direct sea trade with
Portugals Trading Empire
Built trading empire throughout the Indian Ocean
Took control of spice trade from Muslim merchants
1514- Portuguese built f
For many centuries, China rejected trade interest with the West because of their selfsufficiency. With a healthy agricultural economy and successful mining and manufacturing
industries, China had no desire to accept offers from the West and only had
Q2 Test 1
Your test will cover sections from Chapters 21 and 22.
Chapter 21 sec 1 4 (not 5)
What is Absolutism? What are some causes of absolutism?
Theory of rule in which monarch hold all power within state boundaries
World History Period 8
Comparing Leaders Chart
He was the major leader of the
Saw that history was the story of
Lenin saw capitalists against the
proletariat and the peasants
The radical Bolshev
World History Period 8
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Nicholas II czar in 1894
Russia began to industrialize
Rapid industrialization stirred
content among Russian people
Poor working conditions, low wages
As a result, sever
Chapter 22 notes for APUSH
What intellectual movements?
Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, Scientific Revolution
What ideas did each movement emphasize?
Renaissance- human potential
Reformation- criticism of established authorites
Latin American Independence:
In what ways did the actions of Napoleon impact Latin America?
Inspired liberty and major uprising of the people in Mexico after the French invasion
In general, what was colonial society like in Latin America?
Class dictated p
Imperialism- a policy in which a stronger nation seeks to dominate another country politically,
economically, or socially
What vocabulary did you learn about connected with Imperialism?
Social Darwinism- the application of Charles Darwins ideas about huma
World History- Period 8
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Comparison of Revolutions I
1. List major dates, people, and events in each revolution. Provide a brief explanation or
-Charles I of England
offended Puritans by
Which country led the Industrial Revolution? How did changes in agriculture impact industry?
Leaders for Chapter 35
developed Brazils economy
encouraged foreign investment to help pay for development projects
He built the new city Brasilia
His dream proved expensive and increased nations debt soared and inflation shot up.
Lula da Silva
World History- Period 8
II. Compare and Contrast Japan, Germany, and Italy during the Interwar Years.
Military leaders gained support and soon won control of the country
The militarists did not try to establish a new system of govern
Why is the year 1789 significant?
Louis XVI calls meeting of Estates- General
Birth of National Assembly and Tennis Court
Members of 3rd estate want voting procedure change
Abbe Sieyes calls for 3rd estate to come toge
Focused on nature and thoughts and feeling of the individual
Acted against the ideals of the Enlightenment
More about emotion and nature, inner feelings, emotions, and imagination
Focused on the mysterious, supernatural, exotic,
LATIN AMERICAN REV PART 2
How did Latin America achieve independence from Europe? Which nations in particular did we talk
about? Compare the indepen
Ch. 19: An Age of Explorations and Isolations, 1400 1800
What European power first sent explorers into the Indian Ocean?
What phrase did you encounter in your textbook that describes the motivations behind European
God, Glory and G
Test 1 Study Guide
What are the main interactions that we have discussed that fit this theme?
European interactions with Latin America, trade, migration, new ideas,
exposures to different cultures
What are the three ma
Study Guide on chapter 8
Who were the Bolsheviks? Who were the Mensheviks? What is the difference between the
In 1903, Russian Marxists split into two groups over revolutionary tactics
The more moderate Mensheviks wanted a broad base of popular su
Ch. 17 European Renaissance and Reformation
How can you describe the Middle Ages?
Suffered war and plague
Where did the Renaissance begin? Why did it begin there? Around what time did the Renaissance begin?
Renaissance began in Nor
Q3 Test Study Guide
Why are the following dates significant?
1789- Beginning of French Revolution
1815- Congress of Vienna, 39 German states formed a loose grouping called German Confederation
1848- Ethnic uprisings erupted throughout Europe
Who was Mustafa Kemal? What were his goals for Turkey?
At the end of WWI, Ottoman Empire forced to give up all its territories except Turkey
In 1919, Greek soldiers invaded Turkey and threatened to conquer it
Brilliant commander Mustafa Kemal led Turkish
Development of the Mycenaean Civilization: Part 2 Notes
What nomadic herders settled in the Greek peninsula around 2000 BC? What do we call
them, and why?
Mycenaean people settled there and are called that because of the lead