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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A gas containing carbon, hydrogen, chlorine, and fluorine. It is used in refrigerators and aerosol sprays. CFCs are reputed to be damaging to the Earths protective ozone layer.
(8-4 BCE- 29? CE) Founder of Christianity. Considered by Christians to be the son of God and the Messiah. He is the central figure in the Christian Religion.
Professing belief in Jesus as Christ or following the religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus.
Churchill, Sir Winston
(1874-1965) British politician and Prime Minster of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945, and 1951 to 1955. He is regarded as the finest British leader of the 20th century and was instrumental in leading Britain to victory during World War II.
The distance around the edge of a circle.
To travel around something, like an island or the world.
An independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding lands.
The purposeful breaking of laws to protest actions by the government.
civil service exam
In China, it was an exam based on Confucian teachings that was used to select people for various government service jobs in the bureaucracy.