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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C

cartography

The skill of making maps.

Cash Crop Economy

An economic system based on the exportation of certain crops such as sugar, cotton, and coffee.

Cashed Crops

A readily salable crop that is grown and gethered for the market.

Caste System

A rigid social class system in Hinduism.

Castro, Fidel

(1926?- ) Leader of the Cuban Revolution and communist dictator of Cuba. He is responsible for making Cuba a socialist country which has often been at odds with the United States. Notably, the bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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.

causeway

A paved road or path.

Cavalry

Mounted warriors.

Cavour, Camillo

(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.

CE

Date designation meaning Common Era, or the last two thousand years of history.


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