6001450 Time Period 22% of the Exam
Nature and causes of changes in the world history framework leading up to 6001450 as a period:
Major events which caused change:
Islam emerges; Islamic empire emerges
Industrial Revolution in China (Sung dyn
17501914 Cram Packet
Questions of periodization: What is unique to this time period that leads it to have its own time?
The west (Europe & the U.S.) becomes the major player in world events.
Beginning in the early 1700s, Europeans truly had a hold on colo
1914 to Present
The 20th Century was a time when the world got smaller.
Communication and transportation made it possible to connect to every part of the globe and
even into outer space.
The United States came to dominate the world
Mr. Schwartz /World History
RUSSIA UNDER THE CZARS
Instructions: Read Part I of Russia packet, Russia under the Czars and answer the following:
1. Who was the person crowned czar who started the Russian Empire?_
2. When did modern
Instructions: Answer the following questions after reading about the Russian Revolution from the packet:
1. What were the goals of the Russian Revolution?_
How did Russia become the USSR only to become the CIS? USSR: UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST
CIS: COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES
The Russian Revolution
In 1905, the first in a series of revolutions was to happen
Nicholas I ordered the pr
Africa, China, Japan
MID TERM UNIT REVIEW
Know that it is a continent
# of nations on the continent,
How the borders were marked
The wealth of the continent
Know the influences on Africas development and be abl
India: Brightest Jewel in the British Imperial Crown
Believes that everything is part of the unchanging, all-powerful spirit, brahman
Worship a variety of gods & goddesses
-Brahma- the Creator
Hinduism believes that everything is part of the unchanging, all-powerful spirit,_
Hinduism involves the worship a variety of gods & goddesses:
Some Hindus w
Religions of the Middle East
The Three Great Monotheistic Religions
Judaism, Christianity & Islam
The Islamic Religion
The Rise of Islam
Muhammad born in Mecca around A.D. 570
In Mecca an oasis town with
Problems for the Ottoman Empire
At its height, the Ottoman empire had extended across North Africa, Southeastern Europe, and the Middle East.
By the early 1800s, however, it faced serious challenges.
Ambitious pashas, or provincial rulers, had increased t
NOTES RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
_ became the_only to become part of
the_. (answer on first slide)
In 1905, the first in a series of _ was to happen.
Nicholas II ordered the protesters_.
Japan: Land Under the Rising Sun
JAPAN-Land Under the Rising Sun
Land of the Rising Sun
Life on the Archipelago- Current things to know
(Archipelago-a chain of islands)
Japan is sometimes called the copycat country
98.5% Japanese. Japan has a homog
Japan Unit Notes
Life on the Archipelago- Current things to know
1) An archipelago is a_.
2) Japan is sometimes called the_ country
3) What percentage of Japans population are ethnic Japanese?_ Does this make
Mr. Schwartz/World History/Japan Unit
Bringing Democracy to Japan: To the Pacific basin has come the vista of a new emancipated world. Today,
freedom is on the offensive, democracy is on the march. -Gen. Douglas MacArthur September 2, 1945
Final Draft Position Paper-HNMUN
Delegation: The Republic of Georgia
Committee: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Topic A: Sustaining Economic Dynamism of Asia and the Pacific: Competition and
Working Paper Format Guide and Sample Working Paper
1. Working papers shall be the first step to creating solutions for each committee.
2. No draft resolution will be introduced to any of the committees until the second session
of the first day or the fir
U.S. History II
Mr. James J. Fagen
B.A., Wagner College (2002)
J.D., Seton Hall Law School (2005)
Available before and after school and also by appointment.
History helps us understand people and
U.S. History II Honors
Choose two of the following book to read and answer the corresponding questions. In answering each
question, you must cite the page number(s) that you found the information on.
AP US Summer Assignment
Supplies: To complete this assignment you will need at least forty-four 3x5 index cards.
Overview and rationale: Chronological, context, and content knowledge are significant
to historical analysis, understanding, and mastery of th
Strong thesis clearly developed; well organized, well
written, and focused on the question
Detailed response / provides substantial outside
Substantial use of outside information (writers
knowledge is strong)
Politics in the Gilded Age
What economic, political, cultural, and social changes had occurred between antebellum
America and the 1900s?
Waving the Bloody Shirt Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion Young Tippecanoe
Waving the Bloody Shirt- reviving th
Chapter 20 &21 Test Review
Why has the late 19th century been labeled the Gilded Age?
Waving the Bloody Shirt
What was the impact of the soldiers pension provided to widows? How did it expand the
power and relationship of the government to the people?