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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. 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.






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






3. First Bourbon king - most important kings in French history - rise to power ended French Civil Wars - gradual course to absolutism - politique - converted to Catholicism to gain loyalty of Paris






4. 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.






5. Political leaders after the death of Muhammad






6. Domination of the commercial trade routes controlled by Constintanople and a monopoly on the silk trade. Excellant use of diplonmacy to avoid invasions. Geographically distant from the tribes who sacked Rome. Codification of Roman Law. A forstress ci






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






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






9. 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.






10. 16th century religious movement led by Martin Luther that sought to reform the Roman Catholic Church and led to the formation of Protestantism






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






12. Englightenment - unequal tax system - bad harvests - debt - absolute monarchy - economic issues - inequitable class structure - disorganized legal system - no representation.






13. Developed their own language - a sophisticated systemof writing - literature and poetry - with great emphasis on a love of nature - beauty - and good manners.






14. 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






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






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






17. A flat - dry grassland with trees and bushes






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






19. 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.






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






21. 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.






22. Individual conviction of ones belief - The effeciency and organization of the the early church - Doctrines that stressed equality and immorality. The establishment of the Pope.






23. 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.






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






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






26. 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






27. 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.






28. 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.






29. Emperor of Rome who adopted the Christian faith and stopped the persecution of Christians (280-337)






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






31. 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






32. Attempted to unify the entire Near East under one rule (500s B.C.) - Established an international government - Zoroastrianism - an ethical religion based on concepts of good and evil - Failed to conquer the Greeks; Persia was eventually conquered by






33. 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






34. Democracy - Drama - Art - Architecture - Philosophy - Sculpting - Performing Arts - Philosphical Schools - Scientific Method.






35. 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.






36. The rise of Islam






37. African Civilization developed here






38. 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.






39. Religious movement founded by John Calvin - based on the doctrine of predestination.






40. Following the death of Ivan the Terrible in 1584 - Russia experienced a period of weakness and disorder known as the Time of Troubles. Hoping to restore order - an assembly of nobles elected Michael Romanov to be the next czar. The Romanov Dynasty ru






41. A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula






42. An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were used to represent ideas and sounds






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






44. A government in which power is in the hands of a few people -- especially one in which rule is based upon wealth.






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






46. 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






47. 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.






48. 1830s movement in architecture when buildings in the Gothic (high medieval) style became popular. It was in this period that the British Parliament building was built. This was the architectural manifestation of Romanticism. Where the Enlightenment h






49. 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.






50. A Mongolian general and emperor of the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries - known for his military leadership and great cruelty. He conquered vast portions of northern China and southwestern Asia.