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Global II Midterm

Review for Midterm

A text book on Russian History is an example of a secondary resource: True or False True
What is a Primary resource? A primary source (also called original source or evidence) is an artifact, a document, diary, manuscript, autobiography, a recording, or other source of information that was created at the time under study.
What is Ethnocentrism the belief that one's culture is superior to all others.
An Economist studies what? studies how people change resources into goods and services
The term "mercantilism" is defined as an economic system in which colonies exist for the benefit of the colonial power.
Name one of the many Enlightenment Thinkers Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Locke, Voltaire, Adam Smith
John Locke Believed in Natural Rights of Men
Jean Jacques Rousseau Believes in The Social Contract which helped inspire several revolutions (French, Latin and American).
The French people supported Napoleon Bonaparte because they hoped he would provide stability for the nation.
Simon Bolivar, Jose de San Martin, and Toussaint l’Ouverture are important in Latin American history because they were leaders of liberation movements.
What was a major cause of the Industrial Revolution in England A good supply of coal and iron and a large labor force were
Karl Marx believed in the economic idea economic class struggle.
What was the purpose of the Berlin Conferance European countries divided up Africa in the areas that they would control, without african input
The Sepoy Mutiny, the Boer War and the Boxer rebellion are similar in that all three are examples of revolts against foreign influence or control.
Why did the Chinese lose the Opium War The European Technology was far superior to the technology of China
The Meji Restoration was a time period represented by? Reform and Modernization
What was the "Powder Keg" of Europe that led to the breakout of World War I? The Balkan area of Europe (Including the Ottoman Empire and Austria-Hungary) was an area filled with nationalist tension
The assignation of Archduke Franz Ferdinand caused what? The Beggining of World War I
The Neolithic Revolution was a major change due to what? Agricultural Revolution and development of civilizations
The Crusades is know as the most successful failure due to what? The Christians failed to conquer the holy land but was able to create long lasting cultural diffusion between muslims and christians
The Crusades were a fight for? The Holy land of Jerusalem
What persuaded the Christians to fight in the Crusades? Christians were told if they fought in the war they would go directly to heaven
What was the Renaissance? It was the re-birth of greco-roman culture
Created by: Blake25