A.P European History
The Incas civilization started in South America in 1200 A.D.
and lasted until they were conquered by the Spanish in the 16 th
The Incan empire stretched 2,500 miles long and
What If Essay
7 th Period
What if. Two words that have plagued the mind for centuries. As humans, these
words are asked of ourselves. We always wonder about what could have been.
What if I had listened more? What if I had never d
Paul Joseph Goebbels was born on October 29th, 1897 in Rheydt,
Prussia, Germany. Both of his parents were Catholic. His mother
was Katharina and his father was Fritz who worked as a clerk in a
factory. Goebbels was one of six ch
7 th Period
During the 1300s the course of history was changed forever by an event that
would affect the way of the thought forever. This marked the beginning of the
Renaissance. During the Renaissance many new idea
Leo Szilard was born on February 11th, 1898 in Budapest, Hungary. He was
born into a middle class family. His parents were Thekla Victor and Louis
Spitz. Both of his parents were Jewish, but despite of this reli
World History of Genocide Condensed Notes
Term made by Raphael Lemkin in 1944.
From the Greek Genos for race.
From the Latin Cide for killing.
United Nations defined it in 1948.
Any of the following acts committed with the intent to dest
The Great War: WWI Notes
* June 28th, 1914 Francis Ferdinand assassinated.
Killed by a Bosnian Serb.
Member of the Black Hand or Union of Death
*July 23: Austria-Hungary gave Serbia an ultimatum.
The Revolutions Notes
Monarchs had Divine Right
King James I king in 1603 and pronounced Divine Right.
James constantly asked Parliament for money.
Tensions with religious groups such as the Puritans rose up.
Led to colonization
James son Charle
Nguyen Khan seizes Saigon
Gulf of Tonkin
Gulf of Tonkin resolution
Ia Drang Valley
South Vietnamese take Hue and Da Nang
Martin Luther Kin
Important Thinkers of World History Notes
Population growth will decline through war and/or famine as the population
becomes uncontrollably large
Population growth inherently unmanageable.
Born in Germany
Industrial Revolution Notes
Horse and steel plow
Yields improved 300% 1700-1850
Growth of foreign trade for manufactured goods
Increase in ships and size
Successful wars and foreign conquest
Battle of the Bulge Quiz Review Notes
Split the Allies in half
Prevent their taking of Germany
Prevent ability to re-supply themselves
The Attack Plan
Hitler believed alliance was not strong
The Road Not Taken
Korea to Vietnam
Korean History 1850-1945
Korea threatened from foreign forces
Part of imperialism: 1910-1945: Colonial Japanese Rule
Vietnam History 1900-1945
French control Vietnam
Hanoi is the capital of
Crisis and Absolutism in Europe Notes
Where It Happened
Spain & Catholicism
King Phillip II: supports militant Catholicism
Son of Charles V
Phillip made people conform to Catholicism and had strong authority
You Are Here
Battle of Midway Notes
June 4-7 1942
Major Pacific Base
A vital sentry for Hawaii
Japan sought to eliminate the Pacific Fleet
Attacks on Midway
3 Pronged Attack
Aleutian Islands as diversion
Vice Admiral Nagumo from
Vietnam War Test Notes
Peace with Honor
Gradual pullout of American troops
Vietnamization: U.S. forces would withdrawn as ARVN troops assumed
more combat duties
Continued US aid, ARVN
would win its own battles to secure S. V
The Coming of the Civil War Notes
1836: voted to join U.S.
Southerners and Democrats said yes
Northerners and Whigs said no
Feared war with Mexico
War with Mexico
March 1845: Mexico broke relations with U.S.
U.S. claimed Rio Gra
The Road to the Revolution Notes
Keep as much gold and silver as possible.
This would give more power
Balance of Trade
Difference in value between imports and exports.
Should show more exports than imports
Stephen A. Douglas Notes
The Little Giant That Could
Favorite readings were: those telling of triumphs of Napoleon, the conquests of Alexander, and
the wars of Caesar.
Began congressional career at 30 years of age
Another Little Man
Done well by
Life in a New America Notes
Want to establish a national character
Education and the arts promoted
Virtuous behavior also wanted
Improve lives of all Americans
Now THATS a Character
Scholars and Artists
Mercy Otis Warren: hosted polit
Cold War Test Study Guide
US Aims Versus Soviet Aims in Europe
The United States wanted to
The Soviets wanted to
Create a new world order in which all
Encourage communism in other
nations had the right to selfcountries as part of the worldwide
Lincoln Douglas Debates Review Notes
The 7 Battles of Rhetoric
August 21, 1858 2pm
Douglas claimed Lincoln was trying to abolitionize the Whig and Democratic Parties.
Claimed Lincoln was radical
Cuban Missile Crisis Notes
Fidel Castro came to power in Cuba. (1959) overthrew Batista
After a guerrilla war, he promised to restore peoples rights and freedoms
Once in power, he seized private businesses and accepted economic and military aid from the
Migratory Patterns Notes
Theyre Flocking This Way
Wanted elbow room
Mohawk Trail, Forbes Road, Braddocks Road, Cumberland Road, Great Valley Road, and
Richmond Road. Create Future
Must Be 5 oclock
Settling The Wild
Colonial America Test Review
Wanted Gold and an English outpost
1607-1624: Joint Stock Company
1625-1776: Royal Company
Here It Is
People of VA
Mel He Isnt
Crop of VA