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CSET Multiple Subject Subtest 1: World History

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1. 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

2. 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.

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

4. The Roman Catholic Church responding to the protestantism by starting their own movement -- they stopped selling indulgences and started 'Society of Jesus' or Jesuit missionaries to spread Catholic ideas.

5. A Bantu language with Arabic words spoken along the East African coast

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

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

8. 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.

9. 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.

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

11. 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.

12. The conqueror who united the peoples of Greece - Egypt - Persia and Indus River Valley into an empire by conquering them.

13. Political leaders after the death of Muhammad

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

15. 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

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

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

18. 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.

19. Reality consists of ideas that exist in the mind - independant of sensory powers of perception.

20. 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.

21. An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were used to represent ideas and sounds

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

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

24. The French version of the American Declaration

25. 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.

26. A system of philosophical and religious doctrines composed of elements of Platonism and Aristotelianism and oriental mysticism

27. 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

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

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

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

31. 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

32. 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.

33. 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

34. These people united and ruled most of India. After Babur invaded India - Akbar became the main ruler of this kind. They were great builders Taj Mahal - but their empire declined quickly (by 1750).

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

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

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

38. 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.

39. Wars which - in the century after the death of Muhammed in 632 - created an empire stretching from Spain to the Indus Valley.

40. The Vikings built fast ships where they would ship men and cargo from their land to charlemagnes empire to pilage and plunder.

41. 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

42. 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)

43. Eastern Roman empire after the fall of Rome.

44. 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

45. 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.

46. The term for The Univeral Soul in Hinduism.

47. 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 -

48. 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

49. 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)

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