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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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

2. French philosopher and writer whose works epitomize the Age of Enlightenment - often attacking injustice and intolerance

3. This was the letter Martin Luther wrote to Archbishop Albert which explained that indulgences undermined the seriousness of the sacrament of penance.

4. 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

5. The term for The Univeral Soul in Hinduism.

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

7. 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

8. 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)

9. A collection of laws covering crimes - farming - business activities - and marriage and family. Many of the punishments were cruel - but the code was an important step in the development of a justice system

10. 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

11. 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

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

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

14. French Protestants who suffered persecution. Many left Europe for America to find religious freedom

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

16. Most illustrious sultan of the Mughal Empire in India (r. 1556-1605). He expanded the empire and pursued a policy of conciliation with Hindus. (p. 536)

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

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

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

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

21. This group from the east of Mali built up an army and extended their territory to the large bend in the Niger River near Gao whic became the capital of their empire.

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

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

24. A book written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that describes the new political system of scientific socialism - which becomes the basis for communism. The book states that all of human history is based on the conflict between the bourgeoisie (thos

25. 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

26. 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

27. 1822 ended the congress system & allowed European powers to be guided by self - interest.

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

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

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

31. 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.

32. 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

33. The classical economists advanced the theory of laissez faire

34. A city established as the new eastern capital of the roman empire by the emperor constantine in a.d. 330 that is now called istanbul

35. 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.

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

37. 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.

38. Overthrew the Umayyad but one escaped

39. 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

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

41. The imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279

42. 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

43. 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.

44. 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

45. 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.

46. 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.

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

48. 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

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

50. Establishe a civiliztion in the Nile Valley.