The Cold War
Beginning in 1947, the Cold War was a physical, sociological, political, and idealogical
war fought between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold War was a war that shaped
the world, especially Europe, and changed the primary inf
Chapter 18: Toward a New World-view!
The Scientific Revolution!
! A.! Introduction!
1! The scientific revolution of the seventeenth century was the major
cause of the change in world-view and one of the key developments
in the evolution of Western soc
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Chapter 13, Section 4 Notes: The Movement To End
A. Americans Oppose Slavery!
Benjamin Franklin was president of the first slavery-opposed society in
America (The Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the abolition of
Chapter 26 Completed SGRQs
1. The ultimate significance of the time period of and immediately after the Industrial
Revolution was that it gave the industrialized first-world countries the power to increase
their wealth and power enormously in comparison
Chapter 25 Review Questions
Check your understanding of this chapter by answering the following questions.
1. How was Germany unified? Describe Bismarck's methods. What were the
2. Why did nationalism become a universal faith in Euro
Identify and Explain the Significance
Nietzsche's dictum "God is dead."
"Little Entente" of 1921
Ruhr crisis of 1923
Locarno meetings of 1925
Munich beer hall "revolution" of 1923
principle of uncertainty
Chapter 17 Study Guide
1 Lord and Peasants in Eastern Europe
1 Absolute monarchy was built on social and economic foundations
2 Princes and nobility of eastern Europe reimposed a harsh serfdom
on the peasants
2 The Mediev
French Revolution Chronology
The Meeting of the Estates-General
In 1789, King Louis XVI had rendered France nearly bankrupt. His solution was to
impose taxes on the wealthy, but the Second Estate coerced him to call forth a meeting of the
I believe the intention of the compromises made in the early 1800s was good. However,
the solutions put forth by the compromises only end up delaying the break out of the
inevitable Civil War. In the early 1800's, the United States was rapidly expanding.
With any solution, there will primarily be a conflict with it. The compromises in 1850
being set forth were a positive impact towards a better nation. The government came up
with the Compromise of 1850 when the additional states obtained from Mexico had b
I think the compermises were a bad idea because this country was divided up so much
everyone had different views and the south was big on slavery that there was no piont in
trying to make a agreement with them which puts us up to the civil war
I think the compromises before 1850 were not good ideas. For example, the missouri
compromise was a horrible idea. I think slavery is a dark part of the U.S history. Also
very saddening that we used people for work and judged them for the color of the ski
The Compromise of 1850 wasn't really a great achievment in my opinion. This would
only stop the inevitable for a few years which would become the civil war. ANd there
would always be someone to break up the slavery to slavery free ratio like Fredrick
Even though compromises in the early America kept everyone satisfied, they could not do
so. In addition, the nature of the compromises split the country because of regional
differences in ideas.
While the Missouri Compromise did appease the people for a w
The Compromise of 1850 was disliked by the North and the South. The South didn't like
how California could enter as a Free State. On the other hand, the North didn't like the
Compromise of 1850 because having slaves was allowed in Washington, D.C. This
Describe your process in choosing the research topic and presentation format.
Explain how successful you've been in researching your topic. Describe any problems
you've encountered during your research.
Explain the challenges of creating an annotated bibl
Comp. Essay #2 EHAP
While the English and Byzantine empires were both originally great empires met with
bitter ends due to loss of population, the decline of England has disease to blame for the most
part instead of war like in the case of the Byzantines.
Roots of Democracy/English Civil War/American Revolution
1. democracy: rule by the people
2. Natural Law: certain predictable patterns in nature
3. Reason: the ability a person has to be able to think for themselves and make decisions for
their best inter
CCOT Rome: 100 CE- 600 CE
The Roman Empire remains one of the greatest societies to date. It went from being the
worlds greatest empire to being nonexistent, and from worshipping their own religion to being
the strongest believers in Christianity. However
Mesopotamia VS. Ancient Egypt
Did you know that Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia were the worlds first two
civilizations? When it comes to these two developments, there are plenty of similarities.
However, there are also an abundance of differences. For exam
In 1939, the world was plunged into the second World War. This happened for many
different technicalities, such as Hitlers invasion of Poland, the League of Nationss appeasement
policy, Germanys punishment in the Treaty of Versailles, and Hitler
While the Han Dynasty and the Roman Empire were both famous for their similar
periods of peace and economic development, they had opposing attitudes on technology due the
fact that the Han believed that technology was beneficial and brought glory to China
Christianity is currently the worlds largest and most influential religion, but this was not
always the case. The Romans initial reaction to Christianity was a very negative one, however,
Christianity would soon go from being illegal, to being lega
1. Define appeasement
Appeasement is the action of one country giving in to the demands of
another country in hopes of keeping the peace.
2. Define "Lebensraum"
Lebensraum, directly translated as living space, was the land that
Hitler tried to acqu
1. Describe the ideological battle between the USA and the Soviet
The ideological battle between the USA and the Soviet Union
was based on a deep fear of each others economic systems. To
elaborate, the USA feared communism while the Soviet U
Enlightenment Salon: enlightened despots
group dialogue introduction:
Catherine the Great: Hello my name is Catherine the Great. I am the longest ruling female
leader of Russia. I've been ruling from 1762, since I arranged a political coup with my
Both sides of my family, my mom and dad's side, immigrated from the island of Taiwan to America at around the same age (~1980). My mother and father's parents both came to America to do business and provide better opportunities for my parents.
When my mot