Ruiz Midterm

  1. What were the two major reasons that Napoleon’s Grand Empire collapsed?
    • Weak economy
    • Drain of Napoleans many wars
  2. Who defeated Napoleon in his final battle?
    • Duke of Wellington
    • Prussian army
  3. Which of France’s estates was NOT exempt from the taille?
    3rd Estate
  4. Under the Constitution of 1791, the ______ would make the laws?
    New Legislative assembly
  5. Who seized political power from Legislative Assembly?
    Paris Commune
  6. Who was the brutal head of the Committee of Public Safety.
    Robes Piere
  7. What were the most important codes established by Napoleon?
    • Napoleonic codes
    • 1804
    • Napoleon did away with the Consulate and crowned himself Emperor in an extravagant coronation ceremony.
    • Cut down womens rights
    • Males got ruling power
  8. The Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon at....
    • Battle of Waterloo
    • June 18, 1815
  9. What was the name for the journey of slaves from Africa to America?
    • The Middle Passage
    • Part of the Trianngular Trade route, journey From africa (with slaves) to the Caribbeans.
  10. What was the first Protestant faith?
  11. Who went to the grave believing he had discovered a westward passage to Asia?
    Christopher Columbus
  12. Why were arrange marriage important during the Renaissance period?
    • Money
    • Bussinesses
    • Land
  13. Who wrote On The Fabric of the Human Body?
    Andres Versialles
  14. Names of Homer’s epic poems
    Illiad and the Odyssey
  15. Who were the Aryans?
    Indo Europoan Nomads
  16. What religion became the dominant religion on the Southeast Asia mainland from 1500’s to 1800’s.
  17. What did the first Han emperor discarded?
    Harsh Rules an Taxes
  18. What happen at Thermopylae?
    9,000 greek soilders held off 150,000 persians
  19. How did Confucian view Dao?
    They had compassion and empathy for each other
  20. When were the terra cotta warriors found?
    • 1974
    • Xian
  21. Who was Siddhartha Gautama?
    Founder of buddhism
  22. Qin Shihuangdi unified the Chinese world in part by
    • Creating a Money system
    • Building roads
  23. Who is considered the greatest historian of the ancient world?
  24. What is the importance of the Phoenician alphabet?
    Created the English alphabet
  25. What is Hammurabi remembered for?
    • Creating codes of laws
    • An eye for an eye
  26. Describe the Silk Road
    • Tradig route from rome to china
  27. When did the history of Egypt begin?
    When Menes, united lower egypt with upper egypt.
  28. Inquisition
    Forcing of a group of people to other religions.
  29. What was one of the technological advances of the Han dynasty?
    Math and Science
  30. What did Calvin and Luther disagree on?
  31. What are the “ten lost tribes’?
    Scattered Isrealie Tribes
  32. Who was called the father of modern rationalism?
    Rene Descartes
  33. Describe Issac Newton universal law of gravitation
    • What goes up must come down
    • Pull at the center of the earth pulling us down.
  34. Describe John Lock’s theory
    • Tabula Rasa
    • All people are born witha blank slate, learn through experiences
  35. Who stated that the sun, not the earth, was the center of the universe?
    Nicholaus Popurcus
  36. What are the reasons that led to the fall of Tenochtitlan?
    • Dona marina (malinche) helped cortes translate
    • Their leader, Montezuma was murdured
  37. What was the Aztec capital called?
  38. What country was the first country to grant diplomatic recognition the United States?
    France 1442
  39. Who was the best known ofall Christian humanists?
  40. Amerigo Vespucci
    • Explorer
    • America was named after him
  41. Vasco de Gama
    • Explorer from spain
    • Went to Carribean and Florida
  42. Sugarcane Plantations
    • Began in the Carribeans
    • Slaves worked them, first Indians then Africans
  43. Middle Passage
    Journey from Africa to the Americas for slaves
  44. Treaty of Tordesillas
    • Treaty stating what newly found land what country could conquer
    • Between Spain and Portugul
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  46. Spice
    Reason for all explorations
  47. Tabula Rasa
    • "Blank slate"
    • John Lockes theory
  48. Philosophes
    • French for philosophers
    • members of a group of enlightment
  49. Laissez Faire
    • "Hands off"
    • Governments non-interferance with economy and personal bussiness
  50. George Washington
    • First President
    • First General
  51. Bill of rights
    First ten Amendments to the constitution
  52. Tithe
    • Tithing
    • 10% of income given to the church
  53. Taille
  54. Bourgeoisie
    Middle class
  55. Moluccas
    • Island chain in present-day Indonesia that was known as the Spice islands
    • Chief source of spice
  56. Affonso
    Kinf of Kongo
  57. Menes
    King that united Upper and Lower Egypt
  58. What did the National Assembly swore at the Tennis Court Oath?
    They swore " never to seperateand to meed wherever the circumstances might require until we have established a sound and just constitution"
  59. Dharma
    In Hindu belief, an individuals religious and moral duties
  60. Nirvana
    In Buddhism, union with the universe, and realease from the cycle of rebirth
  61. Polis
    City-state in ancient Greece
  62. Acropolis
    Highest and most fortified point with a Greek City-state
  63. Patriarchal
    Describing a family headed by the father, husband, or oldest male
  64. Theocracy
    Government run by religious leaders
  65. Cuneiform
    Wedged-shaped writing of the ancient Sumerians
  66. Polytheistic
    Belief in many gods
  67. Monotheistic
    Belief in one god
  68. Ibo
    • People of south Nigeria
    • Christian Ibo people donimated the oil-rich south
  69. What did Francis Bacon believed scientists should?
    • Stress on expierementation and observation
    • Make life better for people by leading to practical technology
  70. Interdict
    In the Roman Catholic church, excommunication of an entire region, town, or kingdom
  71. Gold coast
    Region of West Africa which is now the nation of Ghana
  72. Republic
    • A state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch
    • A community or group with a certain equality between its members
  73. Why was King Louis XVI force to accept the National Assembly?
    because the third estate recruited some of the first and second estate
  74. Harrappan
    (Harappa) Ancient archaeological site uncovering a lost civilization.
  75. Yoga
    A Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation
  76. Mahabharata
    One of the two great Sanskrit epics of the Hindus, existing in its present form since 400.It describes the civil war waged between the five Pandava brothers and their 100 stepbrothers at Kuruksetra near modern Delhi
  77. Dao
    • "the way" of the universe
    • daoism was founded by Laozi
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Ruiz Midterm
World history final exam