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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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1. 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

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

3. Conquered the Mycenaeans - illiterate - cause the Dark Age of violence and instability

4. Forceful seizure of governmental power

5. The revolutionary socialism of ____________ advocated a violent overthrow of the present economic system - History was seen as a class struggle between the exploiters (bourgeoisie) and the exploited (proletariat)

6. 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.

7. Last of the mound - building cultures of North America; flourished between 800 and 1300 C.E.; featured large towns and ceremonial centers; lacked stone architecture of Central America.

8. A war that occurred between 1618 and 1648; it was mainly a civil war in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire over religious and political issues; it also involved the countries of Spain - France - Denmark - and Sweden

9. 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.

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

12. 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

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

14. Religious pilgramages Improved farming methods - trade and commerce led to a high standard of living - Military expansion.

15. 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

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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. Revival of a classical style in art or literature or architecture or music but from a new perspective or with a new motivation

21. The separation of people into different social groups like lower class - upper class. Clergy & nobility were the privileged class - peasants and artisans wer the work force and serfs were tied to the land.

22. 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

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

24. 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.

25. 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

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

27. 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.

28. 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.

29. 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.

30. The French version of the American Declaration

31. A group of Germanic tribes. They became allies of the Romans and became Christian. In the 8th century they established the Carolingian rule. Perhaps the most famous leader was Charlemagne.

32. 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

33. An advanced civilization that developed on the island of Crete around 2500 BCE based its prosperity

34. Known as knights of feudal Japan and retainers of the daimyo. This aristocratic warrior class arose during the 12th - century wars between the Taira and Minamoto clans and was consolidated in the Tokugawa period. They were privileged to wear two swor

35. Eastern Roman empire after the fall of Rome.

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

37. 17th century Europe - elaborate and detailed artwork - drama - tension - exuberance - and grandeur in sculpture - painting - literature - and music

38. 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.

39. 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

40. Roman expansion resulted in a world republic. Emerged as the dominant power in the Mediterranian.

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

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

43. The imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279

44. 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

45. The idea that the government should not play an active role in regulating the economy.

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

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

48. 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.

49. DominateTurkish group control caliphate

50. The collection of Papal states directly under the control of the Pope. Included lands in Italy - Germany - France - Spain - and England.