• Introduction to Sociology Notes
    Chapter One: Meaning, Nature, and Scope of Sociology 1.1 Definition Sociology is a new branch of social science, which primarily focused on society (social behavior). The term Sociology comes from the Latin “socius” meaning “companionship” and the Greek “logos”, meaning “science or study”. Literally...
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  • History IA
    Investigation The investigation will examine the extent to which an outdated monarchy was the cause of the 1789 French Revolution. To what extent was an outdated monarchy the cause of the 1789 French Revolution? It will be limited to the time period of 1688-1799 and will focus on the inability of the absolute government...
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  • Ap Description
    FAIR LAWN HIGH SCHOOL FAIR LAWN, NEW JERSEY ADVANCED PLACEMENT UNITED STATES HISTORY I Social Studies Department Revised ~ 2006 (Ms. Jeanine Hayek) I. COURSE DESCRIPTION United States History I is a survey course spanning the period from the formation of the new United States government...
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  • Ch 23 Ap World History
    Introduction A. Introduction 1. Major Themes a. Political Upheaval – age of revolution 1775-1848 b. Exportation of western European institutions to settler societies 2. Major Changes a. Monarchies replaced by parliaments (extensive voting) b. North America emerges as major force in world...
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  • Western Humanities
    Discuss the culture of “ the Age of Absolutism:”classism, the Baroque, literature and music. What impact did “the age of reason” have upon western culture? What impact did “ the Scientific Revolution” have? Name specific individuals and their works or themes. “The age of Absolutism” marked some of...
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  • Aztecs
    Introduction A. Introduction 1. Major Themes a. Political Upheaval – age of revolution 1775-1848 b. Exportation of western European institutions to settler societies 2. Major Changes a. Monarchies replaced by parliaments (extensive voting) b. North America emerges as major force in world...
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  • world history
    interact/alter environ a. Leads to change 4. Movement – peoples, goods, ideas among/between groups 5. Regions – cultural/physical characteristics in common with surrounding areas b. E. Africa first people – 750,000 years ago started to move 1. moving in search of food c. Role of Climate – End of...
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  • Shadows over the Pacific
    secure borders, cultural accomplishments b. But peasant unrest, corruption, royal incompetence c. Population growth, to 400 million by 1900 2. West/Britain frustrated with limitations on trade a. British desire for Chinese tea created a balance of payments problem b. Solution was to...
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  • Apwh Look over
    CHAPTER 15 – THE LATIN WEST, 1200–1500 ................................................................................ 102 CHAPTER 16 – THE MARITIME REVOLUTION, TO 1550 .................................................................. 108 CHAPTER 17 – TRANSFORMATIONS IN EUROPE, 1500–1750.................
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  • History Report
    and mid-1600’s • During this time, people began to focus on refinement, personal achievement and learning • Humanism and individualism were the main views held during the Renaissance Modern Thinking from Renaissance 1. Individual worth (believed humans could improve themselves...
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  • American Revolution Notes: Radical or Moderate
    Interpretations of America The American Revolution: Moderate or Radical? Some historians argue that the Revolution was solely aimed at achieving the limited goal of independence from Britain. There was a consensus among the Americans about keeping things as they were once the break from Britain had been...
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  • The World System and Colonialism-Lecture Notes
    have never existed). B. The modern world system refers to a world in which nations are economically and politically interdependent. II. The World System A. The world system and the relations between the countries within that system are shaped by the world capitalist economy. B. The increasing dominance...
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  • Youth Movements of the 1960s
     brutal events. The 1960s were marked by extreme changes in social norms and culture that shocked the elders of society,and served as a time for educational reform as well as social reform, and since that decade, the world’s school systems, cultural norms, and political positions have been permanently altered...
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  • The French Revolution
    The French Revolution Enlightenment ideals reflected in the French Revolution by creating Enlightenment canon of basic text, by selecting certain authors and identifying them with the Enlightenment in order to legitimize their republican political agenda. Enlightenment ideals were also reflected...
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  • tgegeb
    the Roman Catholic Church became A. democratic. C. experimental. B. authoritarian. D. ineffectual. 2. The renewed interest in non-Church matters which arose in 14th century Italy was called the A. Reformation. C. Renaissance. B. Enlightenment. D. Peasants' Revolt. 3. Protestants wanted to reform...
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  • Ap 1988 Euro
    humanism of Erasmus (B) the Church of England (C) Catholicism after the Council of Trent (D) Lutheranism in the early sixteenth century (E) the Society of Jesus (Jesuit order) 2. The Edict of Nantes in 1598 did which of the following? (A) Ensured Anglo-French cooperation throughout...
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  • Modern History
    Middle Ages).[1][2] Modern history can be further broken down into the early modern period and the late modern period after the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution. Contemporary history is the span of historic events that are immediately relevant to the present time. The modern era began approximately...
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  • reformation article
                            2.  the Scientific Revolution fostered a different approach to the world                         3.  there is continuing tension between religion and science in the Western world             B.  The early modern period was a time of cultural transformation.                        ...
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  • Contrast & Compare
    CONTRAST PART B Answer the questions and be prepared to discuss your answers. 1. If a prompt asks a student to compare, what must he or she do in the essay? 2. If a prompt asks a student to contrast, what must he or she do in the essay? 3. Predict what will happen on the...
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  • Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World, 1750–1850
    CHAPTER 21 Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World, 1750–1850 I. Prelude to Revolution: The Eighteenth-Century Crisis A. Colonial Wars and Fiscal Crises 1. Rivalry among the European powers intensified in the early 1600s as the Dutch Attacked Spanish and Portuguese possessions...
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