Chapter 18 Big Picture Questions
1. What was revolutionary about the Industrial Revolution?
Fossil fuels were used to replace reliance on wind, water, wood, and
human/animal power. It was a breakthrough that allowed humans to use greater
quantities of ene
AP World History
Chapter 19 Big Picture Questions
1. How did European expansion in the nineteenth century differ
from that of the early modern era?
The expansion in the nineteenth century in Europe came from the Indust
Hannah Hebertson, Jessie Walthall, Eric Ruane, Ashley Kendall
Food production - first major innovation to appear
Not only place with advantages, but only one to use resources
Mediterranean climate: Mild, wet winters and long, hot su
4 Gs of Exploration: God, Glory, Gold (I cant think of a fourth)?
Vasco de Gama: From Portugal. Lived (1460-1524). He went around the Cape of Good
Age of Exploration: From the 15th to 17th centuries. Also called the Age of Discovery.
In Japan many myths have been influenced by religions, when they were first introduced
to society. The myths of Kappa and Namazu are two of the many that have been influenced this
way. Myths are also connected to real events in history. By understanding t
95 Theses: Written by Martin Luther in 1517. Regarded as catalyst for Protestant Reformation.
Absolute Monarch: Monarch exercises ultimate governing authority as head of state and
government, and can make laws without having to consult.
Advocate: Person w
Unveiling the True identities of the Kappa and Namazu:
An Insight into the Origins of Two Monsters in Japanese Mythology through Religion
In Japan many myths have been influenced by religions, when they were fi
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book. Here are some fun and interesting history
facts about the Himeji Castle!
Himeji Castle is located in Himeji in the
Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. This castle has 83
buildings with defensive system
Russian Revolution of 1905: Happened after defeat to Japan in Naval War. It
was suppressed but the tsars regime was forced to make more substantial reforms
than it had ever contemplated. Granted a constitution, legalized both trade unions and
Scramble for Africa: It pitted half a
dozen European powers against one
another as they partitioned the entire
continent among themselves in only
about 25 years.
Indian Rebellion 1857-1858:
Triggered by the introduction into the
Social Darwinism: Survival of the
fittest suggested that European
dominance inevitably involved the
displacement or destruction of backward
peoples or unfit races.
Taiping Uprising: Set most of China
aflame between 1850 and 1864. Its
Steam Engine: Provided inanimate and almost
limitless source of power beyond that of wind, water, or
muscle and could be used to drive any number of
machines as well as locomotives and oceangoing ships.
Indian Cotton Textiles: Alm
North American Revolution:
Gave birth to the U.S. Britain in debt, so
starts taxing colonists. Did so without
their consent, the colonists had no
representative in Parliament.
French Revolution: Started in
1789. France bankrupt as well, due to
Bhakti: Devotional form of Hinduism. Through
songs, prayers, dances, poetry, & rituals,
devotees sought to achieve union with one or
another of Indias deities.
Development of Societies
Catholic Counter-Reformation: Reform
African diaspora: Transatlantic spread of
African people. It injected into new societies
issues of race that endure still in 21st Century
Banda Islands: Famous for nutmeg. Dutch
killed, enslaved, or left to starve whole
population of 15,000 peo
The Great Dying: When Native
Americans died as they came into
contact with European and African
diseases. In some cases the population
was decimated by 90% Some died from
hunger, because they were too tired to
The protagonist Fabulinus, or linus as a nickname, is a thief. He is brilliant and
cunning. Though lighthearted, there is a dark underlining characteristic to him. He can speak to
animals and uses them to help him steal. As a boy, Linus
One thing that is true for all religions is that they were ever changing in their early
histories. Christianity is no exception to this rule. The doctrine continues to be the same
throughout the years. A significant event that changes about Christianity i
Known as Kallikkottai in Tamil and formed part
of the Chera Empire
Played important role in creating trade between
Kerala and the outside world
The city became important in the 13th Century
with the conquest of Polanad by Eradis of
It became a
On a scale of one to five, The Diamond of Drury Lane by Julia Golding, I would give
this book a five. This book is exciting, and well written. The events that the author is conveying
through the story are what happened in London during the 179
Chapter 20 Big Picture Questions
1. Why were Asian and African societies incorporated into
European colonial empires later than those of the Americas?
How would you compare their colonial experiences?
They became European colonial empires because of motiv
AP World History
Big Picture Questions
1. What categories of comparison would be most appropriate to
Overall: Right to vote, abolish slavery, secure greater equality for women, and
nationalism. The American Rev
Big Picture Questions
1. In comparing the European empires in the Americas with the
Russia, Chinese, Mughal, and Ottoman empires, should world
historians emphasize the similarities or the differences? What
are the implications of each approach?