THE 18th CENTURY: AN AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT. FOCUS QUESTIONS. Who were the leading figures of the Enlightenment & what were their main contributions? In what type of social environment did the philosophes thrive & what role did women play in that environment?
The Fall of the Aztecs and Incas. Student Objectives. Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of the Aztecs and Inca. Create a picture book showing the conquest of one of these two empires. Discuss the similarities and differences of the Aztecs and Inca and how the Spaniards defeated both groups.
Medieval England and France World History/Napp. The growth of towns and villages and the breakup of the feudal system were leading to more centralized government and the development of nations. The earliest nations in Europe to develop a strong unified government were England and France.
Study Guide - New Conflagrations: World War II and the Cold War. Bentley, Chapter 36 Part II. What is the Cold War? The confrontation between Soviets and Americans an almost pathological distrust of one another. Tensions ratcheted up just to the brink.
HIST 1301N. A. Biehler. Chapter 4 Colonial America in the 18th Century. Discuss the horrors that slaves first faced on the slave ships that transported them to America. What were the mortality rates of slave ship cargo and what circumstances determined the death rate during the voyage to America?
English History in the 17th century. Worksheet: The Gunpowder Plot (Teacher's Copy). Try to answer the following questions as fully as possible. Make sure that your answers are comprehensive without copying material from your sources directly. Do not forget to mention your sources of reference.
7. Separation of people by their race (790). 10. The ______Plan offered Europe money to help rebuild after WWII (793). 13. Time after WWII when their was a huge increase in births in the United States (801).
Slavery in the Americas. The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries saw the expansion of slavery in the American colonies from South Carolina to Boston. White colonists' responses to revolts, or even the threat of them, led to gross overreactions and further.
1547-84 Ivan IV Ivan the Terrible. Ivan IV was the first ruler to be crowned Tsar of Russia/Ivan transformed the small medieval Grand Duchy of Moscow into the larger more powerful Tsardom of Rus (this was the forerunner of what would become the Empire.
Timeline of American History.
Prof Richard Jensen. HST 491: War since Napoleon. Syllabus: Spring 2010. Prof. Richard Jensen, 860-917-1851. Office hours: 5-6 pm before class; also after class; also by arrangement; email 24x7. Four Course Requirements.
Fighting World War I. I. Fighting World War I (1914-1918). A. Causes of World War. 1. From 1870 to 1914, the growth of ______, alliances, imperialism, & ______increased tensions increased among European nations.
UNIT #2 ABSOLUTISM KEY VOCAB. Mongol Emperors; Marco Polo. Persian Safavids and Turkish Ottomans. Shiite Muslim Faith and Ottoman Sunnism. Istanbul (Constantinople 1453). Lateen sails and sternpost rudder. Magnetic compass and astrolabe. Prince Henry the Navigator.
Early Cold War. Patterns, Perspectives and Pack Mentalities. Choose one event, action, or policy (domestic or international) and explain how this event would be interpreted from the Soviet perspective. Answer the following questions. What is the Long Telegram?
Chapter 12 HOW DID PEOPLE IN OKLAHOMA EXPERIENCE WORLD WAR I? I. DEFINE VOCABULARY. Write a short definition for each word listed below.
Taking Sides in the Russian Revolution 1. Student Objectives. Research the events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917. Consider the results from the perspective of the aristocracy or the peasants. Present the perspective of the aristocracy or the peasants.