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MOH vol IV qt 1

Mystery of History volume IV quarter 1

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Born in Eisenach, Germany, this man wrote Mass in B Minor to choreograph the life of Christ. In 1708, he claimed that his lifelong purpose was to create "well-regulated church music to the glory of God." Johann Sebastian Bach
With little food or sleep, in 24 days, he wrote, "The Messiah," which includes the famous "Hallelujah Chorus." George Frideric Handel
Virginia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Georgia The Thirteen Colonies of North America
A leader of the Great Awakening, he wrote a famous sermon titled, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." Jonathan Edwards
With a "voice like an organ," this person preached the Gospel of Christ to nearly all of the 13 colonies of North America in the Great Awakening. George Whitefield
He went to war against Maria Theresa, the 23-year old duchess of Austria, for the possession of Silesia, a region coveted for its booming textile industry and vast supply of coal and iron, in what is known as the Seven Years' War. Frederick II
An influential deist of the Enlightenment, he wrote about religious freedom and tolerance, while he himself was intolerant of Christianity. Voltaire
A prolific writer of the Enlightenment, he wrote Julie, or the New Heloise, Emile, and The Social Contract. He adored nature, but was a deist. He believed man was born good and corrupted by society. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Writing Poor Richard's Almanack, letters of "Mrs. Silence Dogood," The Pennsylvania Gazette, and the minutes of the Constitutional Convention, this man was more than just a writer, he was also an ambassador, statesman, scientist, and inventor. Benjamin Franklin
A battle over the land west of the Appalachian Mountains that involved the native Americans fighting with this group of fur trading Europeans. The book, "The Last of the Mohicans," is based on this struggle. French and Indian Wars
This German-born princess donned a Russian military outfit, saddled a horse from the Russian army, and led 14,000 troops to successfully overthrow her husband, Peter III, king of Russia. Catherine the Great
From the Boston Massacre to Patrick Henry's Fiery Speech to Paul Revere's Ride to the Declaration of Independence to the Treaty of Alliance with France to the Constitution American Revolution
This child prodigy grew up to write two famous operas titled don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ten years of a class struggle between the Nobility, like Marie Antoinette, and the bourgeoisie, peasants, and serfs that ended in the bloody Reign of Terror at the hands of Robespierre. French Revolution
Declared himself the first consul of France. Napoleon Bonaparte
A French tract of land in North America sold to the United States for $15 million. Louisiana Purchase
Explorers of the Louisiana Purchase who befriended Sacagawea, a Shoshone Indian, who became a valuable asset to the group. Lewis and Clark
In 1806, Thomas Jefferson commissioned this person to explore the west leading him to the Rocky Mountains. Zebulon Pike
After committing his life to Christ on December 7, 1785, he became consumed with the fight to stop the slave trade in England. A few days before his death, the Emancipation Act was passed that freed all slaves in the British Empire! William Wilberforce
By age 7, he was performing on the keyboard to help pay the family bills. Eight of his nine symphonies were composed in partial deafness and the ninth he would never hear. Ludwig van Beethoven
Although Father Hidalgo started this fight for freedom from the Spanish, Agustin Iturbide finished it and declared himself emperor. Mexican War of Independence
During this time, Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner, William Henry Harrison lost the Battle of Tippecanoe, & Dolley Madison saved important documents & a painting of George Washington before the British burned the White House. War of 1812
After escaping from Elba, Napoleon, on June 14, 1815, engaged in another attempt at world domination. After losing this conflict, he was banished to the island of Saint Helena. Battle of Waterloo
He liberated Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela from the tyranny of Spain. Simon Bolivar
Christians were taxed heavily, forced to convert to Islam, killed, or tortured under the rule of the Ottoman Turks (Muslims). This was a struggle to be free from that heavy oppression. Greek War of Independence
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