Ruiz Midterm.txt

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Ruiz Midterm.txt
2012-01-14 19:41:18

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  1. What were the two major reasons that Napoleon’s Grand Empire collapsed?
    • Weak economy
    • Drain of Napoleans many wars
  2. Who defeated Napoleon in his final battle?
    • Duke of Wellington
    • Prussian army
  3. Which of France’s estates was NOT exempt from the taille?
    3rd Estate
  4. Under the Constitution of 1791, the ______ would make the laws?
    New Legislative assembly
  5. Who seized political power from Legislative Assembly?
    Paris Commune
  6. Who was the brutal head of the Committee of Public Safety.
    Robes Piere
  7. What were the most important codes established by Napoleon?
    • Napoleonic codes
    • 1804
    • Napoleon did away with the Consulate and crowned himself Emperor in an extravagant coronation ceremony.
    • Cut down womens rights
    • Males got ruling power
  8. The Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon at....
    • Battle of Waterloo
    • June 18, 1815
  9. What was the name for the journey of slaves from Africa to America?
    • The Middle Passage
    • Part of the Trianngular Trade route, journey From africa (with slaves) to the Caribbeans.
  10. What was the first Protestant faith?
  11. Who went to the grave believing he had discovered a westward passage to Asia?
    Christopher Columbus
  12. Why were arrange marriage important during the Renaissance period?
    • Money
    • Bussinesses
    • Land
  13. Who wrote On The Fabric of the Human Body?
    Andres Versialles
  14. Names of Homer’s epic poems
    Illiad and the Odyssey
  15. Who were the Aryans?
    Indo Europoan Nomads
  16. What religion became the dominant religion on the Southeast Asia mainland from 1500’s to 1800’s.
  17. What did the first Han emperor discarded?
    Harsh Rules an Taxes
  18. What happen at Thermopylae?
    9,000 greek soilders held off 150,000 persians
  19. How did Confucian view Dao?
    They had compassion and empathy for each other
  20. When were the terra cotta warriors found?
    • 1974
    • Xian
  21. Who was Siddhartha Gautama?
    Founder of buddhism
  22. Qin Shihuangdi unified the Chinese world in part by
    • Creating a Money system
    • Building roads
  23. Who is considered the greatest historian of the ancient world?
  24. What is the importance of the Phoenician alphabet?
    Created the English alphabet
  25. What is Hammurabi remembered for?
    • Creating codes of laws
    • An eye for an eye
  26. Describe the Silk Road
    • Tradig route from rome to china
  27. When did the history of Egypt begin?
    When Menes, united lower egypt with upper egypt.
  28. Inquisition
    Forcing of a group of people to other religions.
  29. What was one of the technological advances of the Han dynasty?
    Math and Science
  30. What did Calvin and Luther disagree on?
  31. What are the “ten lost tribes’?
    Scattered Isrealie Tribes
  32. Who was called the father of modern rationalism?
    Rene Descartes
  33. Describe Issac Newton universal law of gravitation
    • What goes up must come down
    • Pull at the center of the earth pulling us down.
  34. Describe John Lock’s theory
    • Tabula Rasa
    • All people are born witha blank slate, learn through experiences
  35. Who stated that the sun, not the earth, was the center of the universe?
    Nicholaus Popurcus
  36. What are the reasons that led to the fall of Tenochtitlan?
    • Dona marina (malinche) helped cortes translate
    • Their leader, Montezuma was murdured
  37. What was the Aztec capital called?
  38. What country was the first country to grant diplomatic recognition the United States?
    France 1442
  39. Who was the best known ofall Christian humanists?