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WGU World Civ & Economics

Paleolithic EraFishing, Fire Building
Huitzilopochtli Aztec sun god required human blood in order to rise each day
Bartoleme de las Casas Dominican friar criticized Spanish conquest and wrote "Black Legend"
Hernando Cortes marched on Tenochtitlan with only 500 men and a few horses, defeated Aztec empire
Montezuma Aztec emperor that welcomed Spanish explorers but was led to his death by Cortes
peasants during Feudalism comprised largest social group, gave produce and services to lord of the manor
Mao Tse-tung implemented the Great Leap Forward that caused 20-30 million deaths from starvation
Mohandas Gandhi drew on elements of Hindu, Western, and Christian thought to force British rule from the country
Nelson Mandela won Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to end Apartheid, was imprisoned for 27 years prior to becoming president of Africa
V.I. Lenin outlined the New Economic Policy, created a land of small farms and private economic enterprise
populares politicians sought the approval of the people, not the aristocracy
hubris overbearing pride and arrogance
shrines physical places of worship
libations offered in hopes of protection and favors
Acropolis religious center of Athens
polytheism belief in many gods
Han Dynasty contribution establishment of the Silk Road
Gross Domestic Product GDP-value of all goods and services produced within a country in one year
features of monopolies single seller with no close substitutes, profit-maximization price or quantity
international trade countries specialize in products and services and exchange them with other nations
Atahualpa Inca ruler lured and killed by Pizarro
Silk Road trade route from China to the West that stretched across Central Asia,established during the Former Han Dynasty
Agricultural Revolution innovations in farm production began in the 18th century and led to scientific agriculture
Black Legend claimed that all Spanish treatment of Native Americans was inhumane, written by Bartoleme de las Casas
Columbian Exchange transport of animals, plants and diseases from Europe to the Americas
ecomienda grant by the Spanish to crown to a colonist of the labor of a specific number of Indians
repartimiento labor tax in Spanish America that required adult male Indians to devote a set number of days a year to help Spanish economy
Chiang Kai Shek lieutenant of Sun Yat-sen sent to the Soviet Union to study, established military academy
Apartheid racist policies enforced by White-dominated regime in South Africa
Lusitania British liner torpedoed by German submarine
Paleolithic Age The earliest period when stone tools were used, from about 1,000,000 to 10,000 B.C.E. From the Greek meaning "old stone."
Bronze Age The name given to the earliest civilized era, ca. 4000 to 1000 B.C.E. The term reflects the importance of the metal bronze for the people of this age in making weapons and tools.
Created by: alktjk