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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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1. 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.

2. 16th century religious movement led by Martin Luther that sought to reform the Roman Catholic Church and led to the formation of Protestantism

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

4. The Ashikaga Shogunate is the weakest of the three Japanese bakufu governments. Unlike its predecessor - the Kamakura Shogunate - or its successor - the - when Ashikaga Takauji established his bakufu he had little personal territories with which to

5. Empire created by indigenous Muslims in western Sudan of West Africa from the thirteenth to fifteenth century. It was famous for its role in the trans - Saharan gold trade.

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

7. Military Genius of France - who later became a dictator and eventually overthrown. He sold the west land (Louisiana) to the United States for a very cheap price doubling the land of America.

8. King Louis XIII was a weak ruler and Richelieu filled the void - more or less running the empire via his advice to the king. A clever politician and strategist - Richelieu expanded royal power - punished dissent harshly - and built France into a grea

9. Elected consul of rome in 59 bc. Genius with military strategy. Governed as an absolute ruler. Was assassinated in the senate chamber.

10. 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

11. First known kingdom in sub - Saharan West Africa between the sixth and thirteenth centuries C.E. Also the modern West African country once known as the Gold Coast.

12. 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

13. The term for The Univeral Soul in Hinduism.

14. 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.

15. A rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians and was the center of community life.

16. Oliver Cromwell ruled as a dictator and abolished the monarchy and the House of Lords.

17. A catalyst in the collapse of the Greek city - state alliance.

18. 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

19. 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.

20. 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.

21. 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.

22. Took over Turkey from the Byzantine Empire and strived to expand its borders into Eastern Europe - mainly fighting the Holy Roman Empire and its various princes throughout the Middle Ages. Constanople the center. Over time it started to shrink and gr

23. 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.

24. 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

25. A religious wars in France that started because of the Concordat of Bologna. This war was not only a religious war but a class war. It was between the Huguenots - who were Upper - class intellectuals who were Calvinist vs. the average poor French Cat

26. A city established as the new eastern capital of the roman empire by the emperor constantine in a.d. 330 that is now called istanbul

27. Ruled the manor. Had bailiffs to take care of day - to - day affairs.

28. Caused by a continuing power struggle with the Pope.

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

30. Establishe a civiliztion in the Nile Valley.

31. The economic and social system of medieval europe - lords recieved land from the King in exchane for loyalty and serfs worked the land for the lords in exchange for protection.

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

33. European trade agreement with Africa dealing with slaves brought from Africa. Integral part of Triangle Trade between the Americas - Africa - and Europe.

34. The 'Theatre of politics.' The nobility were required to live there by Louis XIV - beautiful architecture and gardens. Symbol of French state and power

35. Divide and conquer - attack one enemy at a time - always ally with the weak power against the strong - then conquer both afterwards. Give conquered people a stake/citizenship in the empire - respect local religions and traditions. Demand loyalty and

36. The scientific revolution brought about new mechanical inventions - The availability of investment capital and the rise of the middle class provided an economic base - Geographic and social conditions in England favored industrialization:

37. French philosopher and writer whose works epitomize the Age of Enlightenment - often attacking injustice and intolerance

38. Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China

39. The change from an agricultural to an industrial society and from home manufacturing to factory production - especially the one that took place in England from about 1750 to about 1850.

40. A kingdom of the West African rain forest

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

42. A series of military expeditions in the 11th - 12th - and 13th centuries by Western European Christians to reclaim control of the Holy Lands from the Muslims

43. 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.

44. Dynasty often referred to as China's Golden age that reigned during 618 - 907 AD; China expands from Vietnam to Manchuria

45. Characterized by moving about from place to place as nomads

46. Renewal in trade/ growth in economy. No more manorialism. Expanded the social class and a true middle class emerged. Introduced banking and the Guild system.

47. A system of philosophical and religious doctrines composed of elements of Platonism and Aristotelianism and oriental mysticism

48. The most of the power lies on the shoulders of the House of the Commons. The Commons is elected by the people. The commons grant money - and is the law- making body in the british government.The commons pick the Prime Minister.

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

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