Black Death HW
A) Bubonic plague- Black Death that raged in Italy and in 1348, it reached Spain and
France. From there it affected the rest of Europe and one in three people died.
Spread by fleas and rats.
Babylonian captivity- a period
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Chapter 5: "History's Haves and Have-Nots"
Unequal conflicts between peoples with farmers power and those without it
Food production never arose in large areas of the globe.
In certain places, food production develo
One non-historical evidence for human migration out of Africa could be the fossils or
bones of early humans. Fossil and bone remains can allow archaeologist to determine the
structure, gender, age, and role of the human being. For example, if a fossil or
Wars in Europe HW
A) St. Petersburg- the new capital city under Peter the Great. Seeking to open a window on the
west, he located the city on the swampy shores of the Neva River near the Baltic Coast.
B) Vitus Bering- Danish navigators whom Peter t
Search for Spice HW
A) Cartographer- mapmaker
B) Astrolabe- instrument developed by the ancient Greeks and perfected by the Arabs to
determine latitude at sea.
Caravel- combined square sails of Europeans ships with Arab lateen, or
Rise of Islam
Jijra- Muhammad and his followers left Mecca for Yathrib.
Caliph- successor to Muhammad.
Mosque- Muslims pray in houses of worships called masjids.
Hajj- pilgrimage to Mecca.
1) Mecca- a thriving pilgrimage center. Muslims have t
Rise of Eastern Europe HW
A) Cyril and Methodius- two Greek monks adapted the Greek alphabet so they can
translate the bible into Slavic languages.
Vladimir-converted to Byzantine Christianity and under his reign, the new religion
A) Indulgence- a pardon for sins committed during a persons lifetime.
B) recant- give up your views
C) predestination- the idea that God had long ago determined who would gain
D) theocracy- government runs by church leaders.
Remarking the Americas HW
A) Viceroy- representative who ruled in the kings name, in each province
B) Plantation- large estates run by an owner or the owners overseer
C) Encomienda- the right to demand labor or tribute from Native Americans in a
Island Empires HW
Shilla- a kingdom in SE korea that ruled from 668 - 918.
Koryo- the second dynasty that ruled from 918 - 1392.
Choson- the third dynasty also called Yi that ruled from 1392 - 1910
Yi song gye- a brilliant general who in 13
European Learning, literature and the arts
1) Thomas Aquinas- a scholastic man who concluded that faith and reason existed in
harmony. He brought together Christian faith and classical Greek philosophy.
2) Christine de Pizan- Italian born woman who came t
Old Stone Age
Situation where human use extremely few tools (sticks and stones).
Lasted about 10,000 to 40,000 years, hunting for food everyday.
Not much impact in the course of human history.
Societies follow animals and crops (Not settle
One possible cause of the "great migration" other than the extreme weather conditions,
could be the search of food supply. The human migration out of Africa occurred around 2 million
years ago, around the Ice Age. During the Ice Age period, the weather an