April 29, 2013
Historical Review: The Patriot
The movie The Patriot was introduced in the year 2000, and it is about a farmer
named Benjamin Watson who realizes that he must enter the Revolutionary War in order
-a relative of Cyrus. Cyrus was the leader of first Persian or Achaemenid empire
located in modern day Iran.
-Darius was a successor of Cyrus (521-486 B.C.E.) and he extended the empire
into northwestern India and the western coast o
-the earliest Bantu people lived in the eastern part of modern day Nigeria and the
southern part of Cameroon.
-they lived in villages headed by chiefs.
-they cropped yams and they later cropped millet, or grains. They traded
September 29, 2011
-Without a centralized state or empire, local institutions became popular in Greece
after the decline of Mycenaean society
-A polis, or city-state, was the most important institution in Greece.
-The poleis became commercial center
What were the main ideas and values?
-Confucius, or Kong Fuzi, was the first Chinese thinker who addressed the problem of
political and social order in a self-conscious way. He came from an aristocratic family in
October 20 Quiz
-During the Byzantine Empire in about 340 C.E., emperor Constantine set up the
new capital city, which he named Constantinople.
-Constantine did not claim divine status like some of his predecessors had. He
began a policy kno
-an ethnocentric idea that all cultures are equally valid.
-as your own culture, you may not agree with the ideas of other cultures, but
that does not mean that the other cultures are wrong or invalid.
-they lived in colds
Europe in 1500
-separate rights applied to each estate.
1) Clergy- Priests/ bishops. No Protestants. Courts
2) Nobility- those who fight. Feudal lords who own land and are tax exempt
3) Peasantry- 85% of the people. Labor and high tax.
Sparta and Athens
-Sparta was mix of an oligarchy and a monarchy. Chose on a few people
to rule. Only people with high social standing were open to be elected.
-Athens was a democracy. Athenians opened government offices to all
Declaration of the Rights of Women and Citizen.
Olympe de Gouges, a butcher's daughter, proved to be one of the most outspoken and
articulate women revolutionaries. In 1791 she wrote the following declaration, directly
challenging the inferiority presumed
-family owned business that began in 1932 by Alfons Shadler.
-Founder was a german immigrant who came over to the us in 1927.
-founded the business after being laid off from his job in the depression.
-companyies original name was Southern Radio Supply Co
Hisotry Final Study Guide
-Roman emperor from 306-337.
-In 340 C.E., Constantine designated a new imperial city which he named
Constantinople, meaning city of Constantine
- He began a policy known as Caesaropapism where the emperor did not