Global History & Geography for 14-15 Yr olds USA) (Thomas Caswell)
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Thomas describes this database: "This 800+ term glossary is based on the New York State curriculum for 9th and 10th grade social studies. Called "Global History and Geography," this curriculum culminates in a high-stakes Regents examination that all students must pass in order to graduate and earn a high school diploma."
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The skill of making maps.
Cash Crop Economy
An economic system based on the exportation of certain crops such as sugar, cotton, and coffee.
A readily salable crop that is grown and gethered for the market.
A rigid social class system in Hinduism.
Catherine the Great
An enlightened despot who ruled over Russia. She is responsible for many positive changes in Russia, as well as securing the country a warm water port.
A paved road or path.
(1810-61) Prime Minister of Sardinia, a large Italian State. He formed alliances with other foreign powers to help end Austria's and Spain's control. Instrumental in the unification of Italy.
Date designation meaning Common Era, or the last two thousand years of history.