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  • World History Final Exam Study Guide

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    6/14/12 History: a study of the past Civilization: an advanced state of human society, in which a high level of culture, science, industry, and government has been reached. Historian: Someone who studies the past Archaeologist: Someone who studies the past by looking at artifacts Fossil: Natural remains Artifact: Man-made remains Anthropologist: Someone who studies the past by looking at the culture of ancient civilizations Paleontologist: Someone who studies the past by looking at fossils

  • The Asian And African Trade Systems

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    the resources that the Asians were able to provide to the Europeans in wake of their own depleted resources. In 1453, the Ottoman Turks captured Constantinople, which was a popular route to European trader and a hotspot for Merchants who were eager to trade. The Turks, who gained control of the silk road routes shortly after the taking of Constantinople, heavily taxed the trade routes thus diminishing European trade in the area and to Asia. Wanting to avoid the high taxes imposed by the Ottoman Turks

  • What Challenges Face Descriptions Of God

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    writing found in each is rather different. Confessions addresses God directly in the second person, while De Trinitate appeals more to the reader. These are both written by the bishop of Hippo after the ecumenical councils of Nicea (325CE) and Constantinople (381CE) where the Trinitarian doctrine of God was firmly established as well as the divinity of Jesus Christ, hence his teachings on the Trinity aim to explain and

  • The Crusades And Its Effect On Modern Day Christianity Essay

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    A Brief History of the Crusades and Its Effect on Modern Day Christianity Throughout the history of the world there have been many instances in which religion and religious beliefs have been used as an excuse to perpetrate crimes against others. This is seen in many different religions. Religions such as, Islam and their use of Jihad or holy war which is used as an excuse to kill individuals they consider to be infidels . Hinduism and their caste system in which those of the lowest caste are considered

  • Zionism and the Impact of World War One on the Middle East

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    The nationalist movement of Zionism emerged out of the Jewish people’s need for a national state of their own. This idea harkens back to the establishment of the Kingdom of Israel after the Exodus. The Holy Land and all of its historic prestige persisted in Jewish culture as they spread throughout the Diaspora for 2000 years. Restrictions and persecution followed the Jewish people as they were met with prejudice throughout Eastern and Western Europe. Organized political Zionism grew from tsarist

  • The Decline Of The Imperial Collapse Of Rome And Greece

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    Unlike that of China, the decline of Rome was much more upsetting having a much larger impact on the surrounding world. The Decline and fall of the Mediterranean and Chinese civilizations was a result of population decrease, weak government, a frail economy, and invasion. The causes of the imperial collapse in Rome and Greece(The Mediterranean region)with the causes of imperial collapse in the East Asia during the period 600 BCE toward 600 CE has had an remarkable achievements but those same achievements

  • The First Crusade During The Crusades

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    political implications. The first crusade started off as a widespread pilgrimage that ended as a military expedition resulting in the recapture of Jerusalem in 1099. The crusades initiated from a call from help from Alexius for the protection of Constantinople and the recovery of Anatolia. For centuries textbooks have repeated with routine regularity, that the immediate cause, of the Crusades was the Turkish conquest of the Near East, which apparently was a very real threat to Christendom, that had

  • The Armenian Genocide

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    The Armenian genocide has its place in history as one of the first large-scale genocides of the 20th century. Technological advancements of the period allowed for the efficient killing of large amounts of people, making genocide possible. Automatic weapons made it easy to commit mass killings, and advances in communication allowed for much easier coordination of these killings. The era was characterized by an obsession with race and nationalism, and these topics dominated world politics (Kaplan,

  • The Armenian Genocide Summary

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    Eugene Rogan’s View on the The Armenian Genocide The Armenian genocide is unfortunately regularly overlooked because of the Holocaust. This is due to the amount killed and the extreme amount of structure in the mass killing somehow gives it a lot more notoriety in western textbooks. There is also the fact that maybe it is underlooked because it's a less western/ eurocentric impact on history and the countries that were involved. Eugene Rogan in his book The Fall of the Ottomans writes an in depth

  • The Fall of the Roman Empire

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    factors, but more people think Rome fell because of a combination of such factors as Christianity, and economy, and military problems. Even the rise of Islam is proposed as the reason for Rome's fall, by some who think the Fall of Rome happened at Constantinople in the 15th Century. Most people think it occurred during the fifth century, after the western division of the empire. There were several reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire. Many often blame the initiation of Christianity for the decline