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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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1. 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






2. 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.






3. 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.






4. 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.






5. The class of modern wage laborers who having no means of production of their own - are reducing to selling their labor power in order to live






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






7. Created during kamakura era - In theory: Emperor's military chief of staff - In reality: Actual ruler of Japan






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






9. 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.






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






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






12. 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.






13. 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.






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






15. 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.






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






17. Greek city - state that was ruled by an oligarchy - focused on military - used slaves for agriculture - discouraged the arts. Developed a totalitarian and militaristic state dependent on slave labor.






18. It's geographic proximity to the Arabs - Slave - and Turks all of whom were becoming more powerful. The loss of commercial dominace over the Italians. Reliogious contraversy with west and a split with the Roman Catholic Church. The sack of the fourth






19. 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.






20. 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.






21. The term for The Univeral Soul in Hinduism.






22. 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






23. 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.






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






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






26. 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






27. 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.






28. 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.






29. DominateTurkish group control caliphate






30. 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






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






32. English military - political - and religious figure who led the Parliamentarian victory in the English Civil War (1642-1649) and called for the execution of Charles I. As lord protector of England (1653-1658) he ruled as a virtual dictator.






33. 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






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






35. 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






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






37. 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.






38. 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






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






40. 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






41. 2000-1200 B.C. conquered much of Asia Minor & northern Mesopotamia; a major contribution included the invention of iron smelting - which revolutionized warfare.






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






43. Were United by Genghis Khan to capture all of asia - which they did except for India. Asia under Mongolian ruler till grandson of Gings (Kublai) died and there was an overturning.






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






46. 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.






47. (1776-1834) Theorized that population growth would far outstrip food production






48. The legaslative body of england (lawmaking) - two houses: house of lords and house of commons






49. 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.






50. Political leaders after the death of Muhammad