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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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1. Established the first lasting monotheism - Saul established the first kingdom in Palestine (c. 1030-1010 B.C.) - After the death of Solomon (922 B.C.) - the Hebrews were divided into two kingdoms (Israel and Judah) - Disunity and conquest resulted in

2. The classical economists advanced the theory of laissez faire

3. 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

4. Entered China and easily changed the Ming dynasty into the Qing dynasty since they were sinicized before - Established a Confucian government with six ministries - a censorate - and other Chinese institutions - Were segregated from the Chinese - Forb

5. Napoleon cut off all trade with Great Britain to try and make Europe more self - sufficient - an economic blockade of Britain. The Foreign Policy of Napoleon - essentially an effort to thwart English advancement by nationally prohibiting British trad

6. Large powerful kingdom in East/Central africa. Controlled and taxed trade between the interior and coastal regions - Organized the flow of gold - ivory - slaves - forged alliances w/ local rulers & profited immensely from these transactions.

7. The Vikings built fast ships where they would ship men and cargo from their land to charlemagnes empire to pilage and plunder.

8. Following the Hundred Years' war - civil war broke out between these two rival branches of the English royal Family - Lancaster claimed the throne of England when the Hundred Year finally ended

9. Constituted of a mixed government including consuls - a senate - tribune - assembly of the tribes - ...

10. This was the peak of the strength of the cultural and military power of Athens. During this time period there are many philosophers - including Socrates and Plato. This is also the time of the drama and many new advances in science - including Pythag

11. Clan of Quraysh that dominated politics and commercial economy of Mecca; clan later able to establish dynasty as rulers of Islam

12. The doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self - realization through reason

13. African state that developed along the upper reaches of the Nile circa 1000 B.C.E.; conquered Egypt and ruled it for several centuries. Important iron working center.

14. Several have inland as well as coastal deltas - Nile flows northward . Niger - Nile - Congo - Zambezi And were important to Africa's economic history.

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

16. Ended the Thirty Years War. 1. Recognized independent authority of German princes. 2. Allowed France to intervene in German affairs. 3. Pope couldn't participate in German religious affiars.

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

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

19. 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

20. This was a war between France and England between 1346 and 1453. It was fought over land in France that each wanted to control. The British began strongly - but with the help of Joan of Arc - the French rallied and eventually beat England. Two famous

21. A war that broke out between the parliament supporters (roundheads) and the king's supporters (cavaliers). It ended with the execution of the king - Charles I

22. A more militaristic civilization then Minoans - they traded and raided - turning on their Minoan teachers - helping to destroy Crete.

23. Japanese ruling dynasty that strove to isolate it from foreign influences. shogunate started by Tokugawa Leyasu; 4 class system - warriors - farmers - artisans - merchants; Japan's ports were closed off; wanted to create their own culture; illegal to

24. Crused by the House of Lancaster

25. The basis of a court system for justice. The essence of English common law is that it is made by judges sitting in courts - applying their common sense and knowledge of legal precedent to the facts before them.

26. The restoration of the monarchy began in 1660 when the English - Scottish and Irish monarchies were all restored under Charles II after the Interregnum that followed the wars of the 3 kingdoms. Stuart rule was restored.

27. 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).

28. Wars which - in the century after the death of Muhammed in 632 - created an empire stretching from Spain to the Indus Valley.

29. Continuous barbaric invasion. Internal factors included political instability - decreasing farm production - inflation - excessive taxation - and the decline of the military. The rise of Christianity divided the Empire.

30. 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

31. Venetian merchant and traveler. His accounts of his travels to China offered Europeans a firsthand view of Asian lands and stimulated interest in Asian trade.

32. Concerning farms - farmers - or agriculture and the use of land.

33. The meeting of representatives from each of the nations in the Quadruple Alliance. Its purpose was to draft a peace settlement by redrawing Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoleonic France. It succeeded in constructing a settlement that w

34. Officially recognized Lutherism but allowed Catholic Priests to support Catholicism.

35. A people of this name is mentioned as early as the records of the Tang Empire - living as nomads in northern Eurasia. After 1206 they established an enormous empire under Genghis Khan - linking western and eastern Eurasia.

36. 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.

37. Occupied western Asia Minor (500s B.C.) - Their culture reached its zenith under King Croesus (Golden King) - Were responsible for the first coinage of money

38. Were skilled farmers & flourished in the Ohio & Mississippi Valleys (200BC to 400AD).

39. Te monotheistic religion of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran

40. This queen of England chose a religion between the Puritans and Catholics and required her subjects to attend church or face a fine. She also required uniformity and conformity to the Church of England

41. The first great Christian philosopher. He was a sinner and did not believe but eventually was converted and he wrote CIty of God as well as Confession - he is also responsible for the doctrine of Original Sin

42. The Christian name for Saul who had been a persecutor of Christians before conversion. - Was responsible for the spread of Christian theology & the resulting response from the Roman Empire.

43. Created an empire based on military superiority - conquest - and terrorism (911-550 B.C.) - Military techniques included siege warfare - intimidation - and the use of iron weapons. Created a centralized government - a postal service - an extensive li

44. River that provided for the needs of Ancient Egyptians and made their great civilization possible. Agriculture was the bases of the Egyptian Society.

45. Russian tsar. He enthusiastically introduced Western languages - culture - and technologies to the Russian elite - moving the capital from Moscow to the new city of St. Petersburg. (p. 552)

46. The revolution that began in 1789 - overthrew the absolute monarchy of the Bourbons and the system of aristocratic privileges - and ended with Napoleon's overthrow of the Directory and seizure of power in 1799.

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

48. The system of ethics - education - and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples - stressing love for humanity - ancestor worship - reverence for parents - and harmony in thought and conduct.

49. First emperor of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's grand - nephew.

50. This was the letter Martin Luther wrote to Archbishop Albert which explained that indulgences undermined the seriousness of the sacrament of penance.