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Lambert/Dupont WH

Lambert/Dupont World History Facts

An advanced state of intellectual, cultural, and material development in human society, marked by progress in the arts and sciences, the extensive use of record-keeping, including writing, and the appearance of complex political and social institutions civilization
Many of the most important early civilization grew up here due to fertile soil and water. River Valleys
An object made or changed by humans. artifacts
A period of human development up to about 4000 B.C. during which people used stone tools The Stone Age
Civilization that contained democracy, city-states, social class structure, Alexander the Great, greatest during the 5th century Greek
Civilization that contained alphabet, arch, aqueducts and roads, republic, Caesar, Constantine Roman
Civilization that contained Darius, barter economy, coins, Cyrus the Great, road systems Persian
Civilization that contained alphabet, shipping, manufacturing and trade, purple dye Phoenicians
Civilization that contaiend a dynasty, Great Wall, Silk Road/trade. Chinese
A period beginning in Europe about 470 A.D. and lasting until l500 A. D. The Dark Ages
Birth place of Hinduism and Buddhism India
The Nile Valley location Africa
Typical of the Sumerian civilization Ziggurats
A religious war that occurred during the ll00s The Crusades
King John of England agreed this in 1215 and it guaranteed personal liberties. Magana Carta
1. Trained apprentices for work 2.Set quality standards 3.offered opportunities for socializing. The Guild System
The first humans to move into North and South America Paleo Indians
The land bridge that connected Asia and North America Beringia
Prehistoric Indians who hunted animals and gathered plants to survive Hunter-Gatherers
The last prehistoric period of Native American development Neo Period
Constructed large mounds, trade systems and government in present day Louisiana Poverty Point Indians
Probably made a landing in North America in the l000 Leif Ericson
Look for gold, spreading Christianity and securing land for the empire motivated these explorers. European Explorers
The obstacles faced by the early European Poor maps and poor navigation tools
A difficulty that early explorers of North America experienced fear of the unknown
A Spanish explorer who discovered the Pacific Ocean and claimed it for Spain Vasco Nunez de Balboa
An Italian explorer who traveled across Asia in the lated l300s and l400s Marco Polo
Claimed southwest United States for what country Spain Francisco Coronado
Overthrew the Aztec rulers of Mexico for Spain Hernando Cortez
Overthrew the Inca civilization. Fernando Pizarro
An English explorer, landed in North America and claimed the mainland for Great Britain. John Cabot
Claimed Quebec for France Samuel de Champlain
Claimed the Mississippi River Valley Robert LaSalle
European goals during this time period were expansion of empires and power, increase in wealth and improved balance of trade, and desire to spread Christianity. Age of Exploration
Made voyages of discovery along West Africa Portuguese people
Establishing trading posts between the American Indians and Europeans cultural interaction
A reason for conflict between the American Indians and the Europeans Struggle over land
Conquered and enslaved the American Indians during Europeans exploration Spanish
The American Indians taught this to the English Farming Techniques
The terms, Rabbi, Passover, and synagogue are a part of which religion Judaism
The religious movement in Europe in the l500s seeking to reform the Catholic Church and leading to the establishment of Protestant churches. Reformation
Belief in one God monotheistic religion
Belief in one god, sacred text is the Torah, began in Ancient Mesopotamia Judaism
Belief in God and the resurrection of Jesus Christ, sacred text is the Holy Bible, Rome Christanity
Belief in Allah, sacred text is the Qur'an, began in Arabian Pennisula, leader Muhammed Islam
Belief in three gods (Vishnu, Shiva, Brahma, sacred text is Vedas and "Baghavad Gita", began in India Hinduism
Teachings of the Enlightened One, began in India Buddhism
teaches balance, began in China Taoism, Confucianism
The ruler of the Byzantine Empire Justinian
Created by: Lambert/Dupont