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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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1. Crused by the House of Lancaster

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

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

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

5. Western name for the Chinese philosopher Kongzi (551-479 B.C.E.). His doctrine of duty and public service had a great influence on subsequent Chinese thought and served as a code of conduct for government officials.

6. 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

7. This war was between Aristocrats and Nobles. The Nobles wanted to control the throne so the first Tudor King - Henry VII took the throne in 1485. He abolished the Noble's private armies.

8. Began with the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. It emphasized the Holy Bible as the word of God.

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

10. 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

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

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

13. 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

14. Prompted by Louis Philippe giving up his throne - this was a new era of liberalism in France. Measures enacted included freeing slaves - granting all males the right to vote - abolishing capital punishment - the establishment of national workshops -

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

16. Old Kingdom (massive pyramids) - Middle kingdom - New kingdom (gets agressive)

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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. An extremely dry area with little water and few plants

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

23. 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

24. African Civilization developed here

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

26. 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

27. 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.

28. 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)

29. 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

30. 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.

31. DominateTurkish group control caliphate

32. 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.

33. 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

34. 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

35. A broad intellectual movement in 18th - century Europe that advocated the use of reason in the re - evaluation of accepted ideas. Also known as the Age of Reason.

36. Provided land in exchange for personal service to the King.

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

38. 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.

39. 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)

40. 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

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

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

43. 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

44. 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.

45. 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

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

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. 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.

49. Established the new Babylonian Empire under Nebuchadnezzar (605-538 B.C.)- Conquered Mesopotamia - Syria - and Palestine Developed astrology - astronomy - advanced government bureaucracy - and architectural achievements such as the Hanging Gardens of

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.