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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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1. Among the most vigorous of the medieval emperors. Clashed with the pope over the appointment of the clergy. Known as 'the red beard' (r. 1152-1190). He attempted to conquer Lombardy (n. Italy) and unite the German princes - but the popes did not appr

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

3. 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.

4. Creators of the Mesopotamia civiliztion. Large scale irrigation projects - advanced system of mathematics and the invention of the wheel.

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

6. 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.

7. African Civilization developed here

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

9. 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.

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

11. The first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings

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

13. 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

14. 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.

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

16. ...The House of Lords mainly consist of the peers and the people that have inherited their money. This House of Parliament has slowly lost its power to influence the system of government over the years.

17. 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

18. This was the 2nd law passed by Parliament for King Henry VIII. It said that King Henry VIII was the only supreme head of the Church of England - and this church was formed from this act.

19. 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.

20. The imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. King of the Franks who conquered much of Western Europe - great patron of literature and learning

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

26. 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.

27. 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.

28. Were skilled farmers & flourished in the Ohio & Mississippi Valleys (200BC to 400AD).

29. The first religion of Japan - 'The way of the Gods.' Shinto celebrates the mysteries and unforeseen forces of nature. Animistic. According to Shinto beliefs - divine spirits called kami are associated with the awesome forces of nature - such as rushi

30. A style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe between the Roman and the Gothic styles after 1000 AD

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

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

33. The Heian Era commenced in 794 - and was a time when Japan gradually stopped imitating China - developing into a distinct new culture. The new culture mixed both Chinese and Japanese cultures - combining the faiths of China - Shintoism - and Buddhism

34. 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

35. 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

36. They were polytheistic worshiping over 2000 gods and goddesses. They believed in the afterlife and that they would be judged for their life. They had sacred burials. Ruled by Pharoahs.

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

38. The middle class - including merchants - industrialists - and professional people

39. The revolution that began in 1789 - overthrew the absolute monarchy of the Bourbons and the system of aristocratic privileges - and ended with Napoleon's overthrow of the Directory and seizure of power in 1799.

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

41. 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

42. 17th century Europe - elaborate and detailed artwork - drama - tension - exuberance - and grandeur in sculpture - painting - literature - and music

43. 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

44. Political system in which a ruler holds total power. The ruler has total control and final say over their people.

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

46. The French version of the American Declaration

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

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

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

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