World History Review-Blalock Mesopotamia/Egypt



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Mesopotamia/Egypt

Mesopotamia


Egypt-Relationship between religion and government

Polytheism


Monotheism

  • Hebrews

  • Zoroastrianism

Hammurabi’s Law


Forms of writing:

  • Cuneiform

  • Hieroglyphics

  • Phoenician Alphabet


Ancient India & China

India’s Golden Age:



  • Gupta

  • Asoka

Hinduism
Buddhism
Zhou Dynasty
Emperor Qin

Confucianism


Ancient Greece & Rome

Socrates
Plato


Aristotle
Alexander the Great
Julius Caesar
Augustus Caesar
Reasons why Rome Fell (Example of each)

1.

2.



3.

4.

The Byzantine Empire

Constantinople
Constantine/Christianity
Theodora
Justinian’s law code


Islam

Muhammad
Sunni/Shi’a


Sharia Law
Mansa Musa
Swahili
Ottoman Empire – Suleyman the Magnificent
Safavid Empire – Shah Abbas I
Mughal Empire- Akbar
The Middle Ages

Charlemagne


The Manorial System
Feudalism
Magna Carta
The Crusades – results affecting Europe

Renaissance
Causes:

1.

2.



3.

Leonardo DaVinci


Michelangelo
Humanism
Humanist writers -Petrarch, Dante, Erasmus, Machiavelli
The Reformation
Martin Luther
John Calvin
Gutenberg

Scientific Revolution

Galileo
Copernicus


Newton
Exploration

Vasco de Gama

Zheng He

Magellan
Columbian Exchange


Mayan, Aztec, Incan achievements

The Enlightenment ideas

Thomas Hobbes

John Locke

Voltaire


Rousseau

Montesquieu



Absolutism and Revolutions

Charles I of England


Louis XIV & Versailles
Peter the Great
Tokugawa Ieyesu
Reasons for revolutions in the 18th and early 19th centuries
France -Napoleon Bonaparte

The Industrial Revolution Economic Changes

Capitalism – Adam Smith


Socialism –

  1. Utopian

  2. Democratic

  3. Communism


Causes of WWI – Nationalism, Imperialism, Alliances
Vladimir Lenin & the Bolsheviks
Zimmerman Telegram
Wilson’s Fourteen Points
Treaty of Versailles
Changes post WWI - Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Literature

Totalitarianism


Fascism
Hitler
Joseph Stalin
Benito Mussolini


Major Battles of WWII- Pearl Harbor, Battle of Stalingrad, El Alamein, D-Day, Guadalcanal,

the Philippines


Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt
Teheran, Potsdam, Yalta
Douglas McArthur – plan for Japan
Marshall Plan
Cold War
Decolonization

India Mohandas Gandhi/Nehru

Africa- Kwame Nkruma

China’s Revolution - Mao Zedong

Freedom Movements

China -Tiananmen Square



Africa - Apartheid

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