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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Yin and Yang
Symbol used to illlustrate the natural harmony that exists in the world. Everything must have an opposing force that allows the harmonious universe to exist.
Yom Kippur War
(1973) War between Israel and Egypt and Syria in which Israel defeated the two capturing land from each.
Nationalistic movement that wanted to end foreign control of Italy. Started in 1831 by Guiseppe Mazzini.