One of the worlds oldest religions- 4,000 years old
900 million Hindus worldwide
Approximately 80% of Indians are Hindu
No founder, single leader, strict rules, uniform beliefs, prayers, or day of
Not a uni
Dynasties Test Notes
Yu, the engineer, tamed the flooding of the Huang He in North China
(Mythical Story of
The King was the son of heaven; he performed important rituals
(Religious Duties of
Conquerors from the Northwest wh
Gandhi and Indian Independence Key Facts
Gandhis real first name
His title or nickname
Meaning of nickname
His familys social class
Ways he misbehaved as a
He stole money to buy cigarettes
Test Review: World War I
Alsace and Lorraine
Between 1600 and 1800 most of the states of western Europe were heavily influenced by
a policy usually known as mercantilism. This was essentially an effort to achieve
economic unity and political control. No general definition of merca
Colonial Independence Movements
Identification: Be able to define and know the importance of the following.
Indian National Congress
Collision at Cajamarca
1. Before the battle, how does the narrator view the chances of the Spanish winning?
List the reasons that the Incans seem to have the advantage.
2. Does Pizzaro seem like he intends a peaceful meeting? Does Altuhualpa see
Part of Hindu Trinity
Husband of Saraswati
Not widely worshipped
Goddess of Wisdom &
Holds the veena
Wife of Brahma
Husband of Durga & Kali
Father of Ganes
Latin America Review
Label the following on the map using the corresponding number or letter.
11. Puerto Ric
Geography of South Asia
Match the countries with the appropriate
number from the map.
Bodies of Water
Match the bodies of water with
The Republic of China (1911-1949)
Timeline of Events
1911: _ Revolution overthrew the _ Dynasty.
1912: _ became _ and later _.
1916-1927: _ Period
1927: _ turned in _ after defeating _.
1934: _ went on the _.
1931-1945: _ invasion
Modern India: The Nehru-Gandhi Dynasty
India and Pakistan become independent from Britain in 1947
Millions (mostly Hindus and Sikhs) migrate:
o Pakistan- Muslim
o India- Hindu dominated
Perhaps as many as a million people die in violence
Main things to know about the Middle East
1. The Middle East is located in the southwestern part of Asia.
2. The term for this area describes its location in relation to Europe, which is known as the West.
3. The Middle East sits at the crossroads of thre
1. China has made tremendous gains in the past 30 years. Since Deng Xiaoping opened
Chinas economy to foreign investment and made capitalist reforms, Chinas economy is
booming. China has become a center of manufacturing and is
Chinese Civil War
Communist Party of
Peasants in countryside
Support of the masses.
Poorly equipped. Little
Major Branches of Christianity
1517 AD- Protestant Reformation- Martin
Luther questions selling of indulgences, faith vs.
We believe in the
Holy Spirit, the Lord,
1054 AD- Great Schism- Roman
good works, church corruption, and
Genocide in Rwanda Notes
I. Genocide- the killing of an entire group of people
II. Other incidents of genocide
A. 1915- Armenians killed by Turks
B. 1940s- Holocaust (Jews killed by Germans)
C. 1970s- Cambodia (educated Cambodians killed)
I. Communism is also known as:
II. Communism grew as a response to:
Capitalism which resulted in rich and poor.
Imperialism which exploited weaker nations.
Nationalism which caused conflicts and wars.
1. What are the four big branches of Christianity?
2. Explain the first division.
A. When did it occur?
B. Who split away?
C. Why did they split away?
3. Explain the second division.
A. What is this division called?
B. When did it occur?
C. Who split away