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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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1. The invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the Battle of Hastings (1066)

2. King of England - Scotland - and Ireland (1625-1649). His power struggles with Parliament resulted in the English Civil War (1642-1648) in which Charles was defeated. He was tried for treason and beheaded in 1649

3. Western Europe no longer united by religion - Weakens power and influence of the Catholic Church The power of states was strenthened as was the middle class. Encourages education - people encouraged to read the bible and interpret it individually

4. A collection of laws covering crimes - farming - business activities - and marriage and family. Many of the punishments were cruel - but the code was an important step in the development of a justice system

5. This was the French law put in place by Napoleon. It promoted equality before the law - toleration of all religions - and outlawing serfdom and feudalism. It also took away women's rights and outlawed trade unions and strikes.

6. Greek language and cultural accomplishments preserved. Center for world trade and exchange of culture. It spread civilization to all of eastern Europe. It preserved the Eastern Church which converted Slavic people to Christianity. Its economic streng

7. A fundamental transformation in scientific ideas in physics - astronomy - and biology - in institutions supporting scientific investigation - and in the more widely held picture of the universe

8. Most illustrious sultan of the Mughal Empire in India (r. 1556-1605). He expanded the empire and pursued a policy of conciliation with Hindus. (p. 536)

9. The conqueror who united the peoples of Greece - Egypt - Persia and Indus River Valley into an empire by conquering them.

10. The Hitties - the Assyrians - Chaldeans - and the Phoenicians. Centralized Government and advancements in algebra and geometry.

11. Organization with midsize societies ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand people - with somewhat more power available to leaders.

12. The class of modern wage laborers who having no means of production of their own - are reducing to selling their labor power in order to live

13. King of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)

14. The French version of the American Declaration

15. Created during kamakura era - In theory: Emperor's military chief of staff - In reality: Actual ruler of Japan

16. 1822 ended the congress system & allowed European powers to be guided by self - interest.

17. The Founder of Islam. Muslims believe that Mohammad was God's last Prophet and that he received the word of God from the angel Gabriel.

18. The Roman Catholic Church responding to the protestantism by starting their own movement -- they stopped selling indulgences and started 'Society of Jesus' or Jesuit missionaries to spread Catholic ideas.

19. A military dictatorship in Japan headed by the shoguns from 1185 to 133. It was based in Kamakura which was the capital of the shogunate.

20. These people united and ruled most of India. After Babur invaded India - Akbar became the main ruler of this kind. They were great builders Taj Mahal - but their empire declined quickly (by 1750).

21. The name given to Medieval Europe due to its lack of cultural - societal - intellectual - political and economic progress

22. Made up of art and culture - music/dance - storytelling and very Religious

23. The battle that took place in 1066 - in which William the Conqueror and Harold Godwinson fought for control of Normandy?

24. The seven - and - a - half century long process by which Christians reconquered the Iberian peninsula modern Portugal and Spain from the Muslim and Moorish states of Al -

25. Mass production of goods and the rise of the factory system. From Rural to Urban centers. The division of society into defined calsses propertied and unpropertied. The development of modern Capitalism.

26. The art of ancient Greece and Rome - in which harmony - order - and proportion were emphasized

27. A German monk who became one of the most famous critics of the Roman Catholic Chruch. In 1517 - he wrote 95 theses - or statements of belief attacking the church practices.

28. A new group of nomads that drove the tang armies out of central Asia and took control of the silk roads. because of this chinas economy was damaged

29. A lesser used title for the English Civil War.

30. Overthrew the Umayyad but one escaped

31. Area along the central west coast of Asia Minor colonized by settlers from mainland Greece from about 1000 BC. Ionian Greeks - including Homer - played a central role in the early development of Greek history and literature following the Dark Ages. B

32. Gave all property to the eldest son. Led many younger sons of the gentry to seek their fortunes in exploration and colonization.

33. A kingdom of the West African rain forest

34. A warlike monotheistic civilization that spread rapidly throughout the Middle East and were constantly at war. They are known for their brilliant arabesques and gorgeous craftsmanship

35. Roman laws - justice system - court system; language(Latin); Pax Roman a long period of peace that enabled free travel and trade Building Construction - engineering and road construction. architecture - literature - art - sculpture and the humanites.

36. Was divided into the patricians (propertied class) - plebeians (main body of Roman citizens) - and slaves.

37. The English Parliament drove out an absolute monarch and replaced him with two constitutional monarch's William and Mary. 1688 - change of who is in power without bloodshed. Established the supremacy of Parliment.

38. Document written in 1215 which limited the power of the King and established the principle of limited government and the fundamental rights of English citizens. The document also introduced such fundamental rights as trial by jury and due process of

39. The middle class - including merchants - industrialists - and professional people

40. 800-1300 developed in the Southwest & the Anasazis were skilled builders & sophisticated farmers. Example Mesa Verde Cliff houses

41. Political leaders after the death of Muhammad

42. An assembly of high church officials summoned by the Catholic Church to clarify doctrine and address reform in response to the challenges raised by the Protestant Reformation.

43. (1776-1834) Theorized that population growth would far outstrip food production

44. Established Capeatian rule in France - put to throne because of his weakness; made throne hereditary; Capetians had an unbroken succession for 300 years; effective beauracracy

45. DominateTurkish group control caliphate

46. The collapse of Rome and sweeping advances of Germanic and Viking raiders - Europe entered a time of chaotic political - economic - and urban decline A struggle back toward stability.

47. An economic system based on the manor and lands including a village and surrounding acreage which were administered by a lord. It developed during the Middle Ages to increase agricultural production.

48. Athens vs Sparta - Sparta won but both were devastated unable to unite Greed city - states.

49. The great rebirth of acrt - literature - and learning in the 14th - 15th - and 16th centuries which marked the transition from the medieval to modern periods of European history. - A new way of thinking. Which laed to future reforms for the catholic

50. Became the first explorers - traders - and colonizers of the ancient world; their civilization reached its peak in 1000 B.C. - Greatest seafaring civilization in the ancient world - Developed extensive trade networks throughout the Mediterranean and