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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Islamic physician, wrote a book called Canon on Medicine, which was an encyclopedia of Greek, Arabic, and his own knowledge of medicine. This book became the standard medical text in Europe for over five hundred years.
Art form practiced by the Greeks during the 5th century BCE. Portrays the human form very realistically, but in its perfect form.
Writing system that uses pictures of ideas.
An organized system of beliefs, values, and ideas. They form the basis of a political, social, and economic philosophy.
In Islam, the leader of prayers and religious scholar.
The movement of people from one nation to another.
The complete control of a weaker nations social, economic, and political life by a stronger nation.
The bringing in of goods from another country for sale or trade.
Indian National Congress
Nationalistic organization in India with the purpose of ending British control. Prominent members include Mohandas Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.