Ancient India started as early as 9000 BC and of course, the land known as India is still
around today. The name India came from the Indus River. The people of this civilization have
many different religions
UNIT 6 DISCUSSION (CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAMS RIVALRY)
REQUIREMENTS / MY DISCUSSION POST
During the Early Middle Ages, as Islam spread throughout the world, a rivarly
developed between the Muslim and Christian worlds. One that played out on the
UNIT 5: DISCUSSION (FROM REPUBLIC TO EMPIRE) REQUIREMENTS /
MY DISCUSSION POST
Choose one of the several topics below making sure NOT to choose an exact topic selected by
another student, for instance, if one student chose to write about the Roman Revol
UNIT 3 DISCUSSION (INDIA) REQUIREMENTS / MY DISCUSSION POST
Please make sure to address ALL parts of the question. Remember: any information
and ideas that do not come directly from your head MUST BE CITED in text and the
full citations must be provided a
The historians Burckhardt, Haskins, and Kristeller wrote about the Renaissance time
period. They were humanist but they were also religious. They didn't just look out for the good of
humans during this time. These historians tried to interpret the time pe
For this discussion I have decided to talk about Swahili Coast from the Africa category.
My main focus with the Swahili Coast will be foodways and trade, as well as a little on religion
and rituals. To begin with, for at least a thousand years, Swahili pe
UNIT 2 DISCUSSION (EGYPT) REQUIREMENTS / MY DISCUSSION POST
DUE FEBURARY 7, 2016 BY 11PM
In our discussion of Mesopotamia, we have seen the relationship between the laws
and society in everyday life. We have also seen the role of religion in people's live
UNIT 1 DISCUSSION (PREHISTORY) REQUIREMENTS / MY DISCUSSION
DUE BEFORE JANURARY 24, 2016 @ 11:30 PM
This week, you will be engaging in a general discussion about the nature of
prehistory and the earliest humans. Be sure to complete your
Science? Art? or both?
This exercise requires students to explain the ways in which history is both an art and a science, thus satisfying
History is not merely the collection of facts. We can learn much about a people f
1. What does becoming a Christian do for Jones? Why is his master so hostile to it at
-Becoming a Christian was everything for Jones. Being a slave and becoming a Christian
it gave him comfort and peace. His master is so hostile at
1. From your reading why did Turner Rebel? Was the revolt justified?
Turner received a sign from God telling him that he needed to lead his people out
of slavery. The way to do that was to kill all the white people who caused them
HIST 2111 Winship
5 PAGE ESSAY DUE MONDAY, MAY 2, AT 1:25 PM (half letter grade off for every 24
hour period late, starting at 1:26 pm)
Write a five page essay, double-spaced, one inch margins, 12 pt. font, on the following:
Drawing on your re
Its stated that 60-80% of the Alzheimers cases have a genetic cause or can be attributed to
general genetics. Looking further in the reading it looks like 3 mutations are associated with the
genetic predisposition to Alzheimers. The mutati
1. Explain why people came to see P.T. Barnums exhibitions.
-People came to see P.T. Barnums exhibitions because he did things that attracted the
people to come see him. For example, he had a lighthouse lamp that he had and it
The Marshall Plan
National security act (1947) national security chart
3 ways cold war
Economic form of war fare for the USA
19 47 airforce
Cia is created
UNIT 1 QUIZ: PREHISTORY
1. One of the main benefits of the rise of agriculture to the advancing of human civilizations
Answer: It allowed humans to stay in one place and build settlements
2. The prehistoric cave paintings at Lascaux mostly show?
UNIT 2 QUIZ: MESOPOTAMIA, EGYPT, THE HEBREWS
1. The Rock of Behistun?
Answer: Enabled linguists to decipher cuneiform
2. A ziggurat is?
Answer: A temple and the center of most Mesopotamian city-states
3. The word Mesopotamia means?
Answer: Land between tw
Katelyn T. Jones
Dr. Tom Deaton
World History 1111 Spring 2016
27 March 2016
In various societies, modern as well as ancient, religion has played a very important role
in their development. To get an idea of what Roman religion was like
UNIT 2 DISCUSSION (MESOPOTAMIA) REQUIREMENTS / MY
YOUR FIRST POST ON THIS DISCUSSION SHOULD BE PLACED AT THE
LATEST BY FRIDAY AND ALL RESPONSES TO CLASSMATES BEFORE 11 PM
The Code of Hammurabi was the one of the first unified codes
UNIT 3 DISCUSSION (CHINA) REQUIREMENTS / MY DISCUSSION POST
Historically, it has often been said that the Chinese are Confucians in their
daily life and Taoists in their private life. As you study the texts from these
traditions, try to determine why Conf
Katelyn T. Jones
Dr. Tom Deaton
World History 1111 Spring 2016
13 March 2016
Aristotle: On a Good Wife, from Oikonomiko, c. BCE
The dictionary defines a wife as a woman who joins a man in marriage, but the definition
does not describe what a wife
Self Test 7
The Americas and Medieval Africa
Machu Picchu is a key archaeological site for which culture?
Mesa Verde was the first Anasazi culture to enter the Pueblo I stage, the time period when this culture
began to use pottery for s
Self Test 6
The term jihad in Islam refers to?
Answer: a holy war of word and deed against evil within the self and non-believers
The word "ummah" means?
Answer: community of the Islamic faithful
Under the Abbasid Caliphate, the capital of the Is
Self Test 4
UNIT 4: The Greeks
The kingdom founded in Egypt by one of Alexander's generals was the
Answer: Ptolemaic Monarchy. One of Alexander's officers founded the Ptolemaic Monarchy
The city-state governed by two kings was?
Self Test 5
UNIT 5: The Roman World
A Pyrrhic victory is one where the victors go on to even greater glory?
Constantine experienced his famous vision or dream just before?
Answer: The battle of Milvian Bridge
Diocletian instituted a
UNIT 4 QUIZ: THE GREEKS
1. The phalanx was?
Answer: A block formation of foot soldiers
2. By the time he died, Alexander had conquered?
Ancient Mesopotamia, including Babylon, Susa and Persepolis
Northern India as far as east as modern Pakistan
UNIT 7 QUIZ: The Americas and Medieval Africa
A probable factor for the decline of Aztec civilization was?
Answer: The arrival of Hernn Corts, who was believed to be Quetzalcoatl
The city famous for its pyramids of the Sun and Moon, as well as barri
UNIT 6 QUIZ: RISE OF ISLAM & THE MIDDLE AGES
1. According to Muslims, the Kaba is?
Answer: The holiest site in the Muslim religion, and where Muslims pray five times a
2. What is the first pillar of Islam?
Answer: Declaration of Faith
3. What is the
UNIT 3 QUIZ: INDIA & CHINA
1. Samsara is?
Answer: The Hindu term for reincarnation
2. Dharma is the?
Answer: The Hindu term for duty or right conduct
3. The content of the earliest Veda provided the?
Answer: Hymns for tribal Aryan religious ceremonies
UNIT 8 QUIZ1. How many forms of the Plague were there?
2. What was the most common form of the plague?
3. According to scholars, where did the Plague originate?
4. Most scientific evidence of the day, argued the