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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In ancient Egypt, title given to the ruler who was considered both king and god.
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch who helped lead the Counter Reformation by persecuting Protestants in his holdings. Also sent the Spanish Armada against England.
A person who seeks to understand and explain the nature of things around them. A scholar of philosophy.
A system of thought devoted to the examination of ideas such as truth, existence, reality, causality, religion, and freedom
Writing system that uses drawings of objects.
A religious journey to visit a shrine or other holy site.
(1476?-1541) Spanish conquistador who was responsible for the conquest of the Incan Empire.
A member of the lower class of ancient Roman society.
(1925-1998) Leader of Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. Pol Pot is responsible for the deaths of almost 2 million of his own people due to starvation, execution, and beatings.