AP Government – Chapter 20 Vocabulary

Chapter 20 Terms Definitions Iron Curtain A metaphor first used by Winston Churchill to describe a military and political barrier maintained by the former Soviet Union to prevent free travel and communication between Eastern and Western Europe Cold War Refers to the nonmilitary struggle between the United States and the former Soviet Union following World […]

History(The Korean war)

Question Answer When was Korea divided into two zones? After Japan's defeat in world war II Who led the communist North of Korea? Kim IL Sung Who led the pro-western government of south Korea? Syngman Rhee What happened in June 1950? North Korea invaded South Korea in an attempt to reunite the country The UN […]

History(The American revolution)

Question Answer By the 18th century the British had 13 colonies in America,what were they? NewYork, NewJersey, NewHampshire, RhodeIsland, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Georgia, NorthCarolina, SouthCarolina What is a revolution? A violent removal of the leadership or government of a contry What was the Quartering act? The act stating that colonists had to […]

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Question Answer mohandas gandhi a leader in the indian struggle for indepedence he showed the world that change doe snot occure with violence boycott an organized protest in which people refuse to buy or use something civil disobedience a non violent protest against government rule pakistan became a state in 1947 made of to widley […]

History

Term Definition Boycott An organized protest in which people refuse to buy or use something Goals of Gandhi He did not want violence to get freedom, he wanted to end british rule, he wanted peace between muslims and hindus, he wanted to ent discrimination against the untouchable caste civil disobedience A non-violent protest against the […]

Middle East test

Question Answer Pilgrimage a trip to a place that has special religious importance Monothesim the belief that there is only one god cilivan a person who is not a solider terrorism violence directed against civilians in order to put pressure on governments intifada an organized rebellion by the people of Palestine against Israel Middle East […]

The western Experience CH 4-7

Question Answer Caesar established his fame as a general by conquering what? Gaul ______ was Cesar's most able subordinate. Upon the assassination of Cesar, he believed himself to be the rightful heir, later on Marrys Cleopatra. Mark Anthony Represented oligarchy or the ruler of a few Roman Senate In 500 B. C Rome transformed from […]

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Question Answer why did brittan impose the townshend acts on the coloinists? Brittan needed money. what are some of the effects of the protest on the stamp act? Patrick Henry spoke to the house of burgesses. the sons of liberty was formed. coloinists boycotted british goods who was one of the first coloinists to speak […]

Important dates in Texas and American History

Term Definition 1492 Christopher Columbus first voyage to the Americas 1519 Alverez de Pineda maps the Texas coast line 1607 Jamestown colony founded 1620 Pilgrims landed in Plymouth 1776 The Declaration of Independence was signed 1787 The Constitutional Convention was held in Philadelphia, PA 1803 Thomas Jefferson Purchased the Louisiana Territory 1849 The California Gold […]

Vocab

Question Answer Patrick Henry said? "give me liberty or give me death" rights freedoms that are protected by a governments law declaration a statement that declares, or announces, an idea Treason is the crime of fighting against one's own government Abigail Adams wrote? "in the new code of laws remember the ladies 1776 writes the […]

Cosmetology Multiple Choice

Question Answer The Greek word Kosmetikos means: 1. Skilled in the use of cosmetics 2. Trained in barbering 3. Skilled in hair care 4. Licensed to practice cosmetology Skilled in the use of cosmetics There has been a huge growth in day spas, which offer many specialized treatments including all of the following except: 1. […]

Professor O

Question Answer Which things is the industrial revolution associated with? Iron & steel production; urbanization; change in agriculture Which inventions came out of the industrial revolution? Trains, steam powered ships, cotton gin What classes evolved out of it? Elites Middle Class Factory Workers Skilled Semi-Skilled Unskilled Where did industrialization begin? Great Britain Where did industrialization […]

Review for quiz on the Symbols section of TN notebook

Question Answer What is the state flower? iris What is the state wild animal? raccoon What do the Roman numerals XVI stand for on the Tennessee state seal? They represent the number 16 because Tennessee was the 16th state admitted to the Union. What is Tennessee's state motto? Agriculture and Commerce What are Tennessee's two […]

This is for my 7th Grade, 3rd period Class

Question Answer Corsicana First significant oil reserve discovered East Texas and Gulf Coast Most of the oil/gas discovered between 1900-1940 Spindletop First oil boom in Texas 1901 West Texas Where most of the oil strikes were in the 1920s Great Depression Brought on by overproduction and Stock Market crash Overproduction and what it caused Too […]

A review of famous Pennsylvanians

Question Answer First to drill for oil in the United States at Titusville, PA. His well was widely copied. Edwin Drake Obtained French support to help the colonists defeat the British in the American Revolution. Also the oldest delegate to the Constitutional Convention. Benjamin Franklin Delivered the Gettysburg Address for the dedication ceremony of the […]

Events, Documents, etc. about Pennsylvania History

Question Answer Pennsylvania Consitution written by William Penn; took power away from the governor and gave more power to the Assembly, made up of elected representatives; one of the most vital documents in US history because of its early democratic ideals Charter of Priviledges, 1701 Author–Thomas Jefferson; Written to the King of England stating the […]

Important places in Pennsylvania History

Question Answer Built by Washington's men after the first shots of the French and Indian War were fired. Fort Necessity Replaced the burnt down Fort Duquesne; place were disease infected blankets were used during Pontiac's Rebellion Fort Pitt Washington was sent to this fort to ask the French to leave the Ohio River Valley; the […]

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Term Definition Çîëîòàÿ Îðäà Ñðåäíåâåêîâîå ãîñóäàðñòâî â Åâðàçèè (ñàìîíàçâàíèå íà òþðêñêîì "Óëó Óëóñ" ? Âåëèêîå ãîñóäàðñòâî), â ïåðèîä ñ 1224 ãîäà ïî 1266 ãîä íàõîäèëîñü â ñîñòàâå Ìîíãîëüñêîé èìïåðèè. Õàí Òþðêî-ìîíãîëüñêèé òèòóë ãîñóäàðÿ. ßñàê Íà ÿçûêå ìîíãîëüñêèõ è òþðêñêèõ ïëåì¸í îáîçíà÷àåò äàíü. ßðëûê  òàòàðñêèõ õàíñòâàõ — ïèñüìåííîå ïîâåëåíèå õàíà, õàíñêàÿ ãðàìîòà. Èãî Óãíåòàþùàÿ, ïîðàáîùàþùàÿ […]

US Expansion

Question Answer Monroe Doctrine President James Monroe tried to protect the nations interests in certain regions by issuing the Monroe Doctrine. Annex To take control of like president McKinley took control of the Hawaiian Islands. Isthmus A narrow strip of land that connects two bigger landmasses. Lock A section of a canal that can be […]

Flash Cards

Term Definition Coriscana First significant oil reserve discovered East Texas and Gulf Coast Most of the oil/gas discovered between 1900-1940 Spindletop First oil boom in Texas 1901 West Texas Where most of the oil strikes were in the 1920s Great Depression Brought on by overproduction and Stock Market crash Overproduction & what it caused Too […]

Chapter 15 Texas History Notes :)

Question Answer Blockade to isolate a particular enemy area (as a harbor) by a warring nation using troops or warships to prevent the passage of supplies and people conscription the forced enrollment of people into military service homespun a coarse, loosely woven, homemade fabric ordinance a local law perpetual continuing forever preventive strike an action […]

Flash cards on the Growth of European Nationalism

Question Answer Nationalism The cultural identity of the people Guerrilla Warfare A method of hit-and-run fighting Militarism Reliance on military strength Kaiser Emperor of a new German empire Chancellor Chief minister of Germany

Flash cards on the French Revolution

Question Answer Human rights The basic rights given to all people. American patriots People who favored independence from Great Britain. Tyranny The unjust use of power, by the French monarchy. Estates Social classes. Aristocracy Nobles that made up the second estate. Bourgeoisie Middle class that stood at the top of the third estate. National Assembly […]

Flash cards on French vocabulary

Question Answer Chez le boucher, on achete At the butchers, you buy De la viande Meat Du boeuf Beef Du porc Pork Du veau Veal Du canard Duck De la dinde Turkey Du poulet Chicken Chez le charcutier, on achete At the pork buthcher's, you buy Du poisson Fish Du saumon Salmon De la sole […]

Flash cards on environmental challenges

Question Answer Megalopolis Areas were cities have grown so large they run into each other Developing cities Countries seeking to industrialize, but still wanting to follow traditional ways Developed countries Have long been industrialized and can offer a higher standard of living Deforestation The clearing of forests Habitat The special environments required for particular organisms […]