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 red gateway entrance to a Shinto shrine.
A state or country completely controlled by a single power, such as a monarch or dictator.
Totalitarianism- Of or relating to the government haveing total controll of of ones life
The exchange of goods or service between people.
A gathering of merchants, craftsmen, and artisans to buy and sell goods and service during late Middle Ages.
A long-established custom or belief.
Economic system in which decisions are made on the basis of customs, beliefs, habits, and religion.
Treaty of Portsmouth
(1905) The treaty that ended the Sino-Japanese War. It granted Japan Chinese port city trading rights, control of Manchuria, the annexation of the island of Sakhalin, and Korea became its protectorate.
Treaty of Tordesillas
A treaty dividing the New World possessions between Portugal and Spain. This treaty, signed in 1494 was a product of the Catholic Church.