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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Feudal Japanese theatre that performed comedic or melodramatic presentations of everyday life or historic events.
(1859-1941) King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany whose political policies led his country into World War I. He was forced from power when Germany lost the war.
Sacred spirits that are worshipped in the Shinto religion of Japan.
Japanese writing system adapted from Chinese, with the addition of phonetic symbols representing syllables.
Actions in this life resulting from the consequences of a previous lifes actions. Associated with Hinduism and Buddhism.
A treaty signed in 1928 renouncing war as a means of solving international disputes.
(1894?-1978) Independence leader who help lead Kenya out of European imperialism after World War II.
(1894-1971) Leader of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964. Khrushchev was critical of Stalins policies and attempted to reverse some of them. He is responsible for placing nuclear missiles in Cuba which resulted in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
(1835-1909) King of Belgium who began imperialistic trade inside of Africa which resulted in the Scramble for Africa.