The Black Death started around the 14th century. Despite the different responses between Christians and Muslims, Christians spread throughout Europe when the Black Death came. Islam had converted most of Arabia, it stretched from North Africa to India. The categories that will be discussed are general context, causes and explanations and responses. The category of this paragraph is general context. The documents that are relevant to support the ideas are 1, 2 and 3. The map in the first document shows the spread of the plague. The author of this document is Michael Dols. This applies to the question by showing who the plague affected the most and the least. This next document lists the population of Christian Europeans. The author of this list is Robert Gottfried. This applies to the question because Europe lost over 20 million people. The final document explains the effects of the plague. The author of the documents is chronicler agnolo di tura. This applies to the question because the people didn’t have cures and most people died from contamination. An additional document that could be added is one that explains how long it took to affect Europe. These next documents share the causes and explanations of the Black Death. The documents that are relevant are 4, 5, 9 and 10. The passage in document 4 shows that god punished the Europeans with a plague that wiped out a lot of the population. The author of this passage is a Piacenza chronicler. This applies to the question because the Christians worshipped god and they were punished. The next document shows a list of the causes of the Black Death and non- religious explanations. The second part of it lists of the preventions of the Black Death and non-religious practices. The authors of these lists are Michael dols and Phillip Ziegler. These apply to the question because Europeans didn’t prevent death and the plague. This next document shows the results of the plague. The author is ibn battuta. This applies to the question because people fasted and worshipped god. This last document explains society movements’ religious activities. The author is Michael dols. This applies to the question because Muslim society could have had something to do with the Black…
group of languages who migrated from west Africa to the southern half of Africa
Benin-a kingdom that arose near the Niger River delta in the 1300s and became a major West African state in the 1400s
Brahma- Hindu god considered the creator of the world
Bushido- the strict code of behavior followed by samurai warriors in Japan
Caliph-a supreme religious and political leader in a Muslim government
Cambyses-Persian emperor who took over Egypt destroying many temples and buildings
AP World History
There are three important writing assignment categories in AP World History. All of the categories are tested on the AP World History exam. This guide is meant to help you understand what is expected for each category and how to write for each type of assignment.
Before you understand how to write the required essays, you should know how to write an appropriate thesis for AP World History. While the thesis writing you learned may be appropriate in other…
APS Study Notes- Unit One
What are the social sciences?
* Subjects that use research and analysis to examine human behaviour.
What techniques do social scientists use to examine human behaviour?
* Collecting and analyzing statistics, conducting experiments and examining what people have written and created
Why are the social sciences important?
* For improving quality of life and making informed decisions about social justice issues
* The abilities, ideas…
Study Guide Unit 5 chapters 10, 11, & 12
Where were the gray wolves reintroduced? / Who supported the reintroduction?
1. Yellowstone National Park ecosystem
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) supported the reintroduction including the United States Congress.
Ecological services of the forest
1. Support energy flow and chemical cycling
2. Reduce soil erosion
3. Absorb and release water
4. Purify water and air
5. Influence local and regional climate
was an economic threat to the empire
Buddhist became persecuted
Compare Tang and Song (size)
Tang territory extended beyond modern China
More people living in Chines cities than anywhere else in the world at the time (contemporaneous)
Popular among upper class during Song
Physical manifestation (symbol) of statues of women in China
Confined to the home
What were samurai, what was their impact on Japan?
Samurai= military nobility (Japanese…
destruction of Persepolis
c. Alexander anointed as pharaoh of Egypt, declared to be “son of the gods”
3. Alexander died in 323 b.c.e.; empire divided into three kingdoms, ruled by Macedonian
4. Alexander’s conquests were most important in world history terms for creation of the
Hellenistic era (323–30 b.c.e.)
a. dissemination of Greek culture through much of Asia and Egypt
b. role of cities in spread of Greek culture
i. Alexander and successors established many cities
ii. many thousands…
ULTIMATE ANCIENT GREECE TIMELINE STUDY GUIDE
-Ancient Greece’s Geography affected the economies of each peoples (sea allowed trade between lands, mountains prohibited trade between peoples on Greece, infertile land), the
politics (separated into different societies), and cultures (arts, religion, architecture).
MYCENAEAN AGE (1600-1100 BCE)
-Located on the island Crete, with capital, Knossos, which had a very complex palace (architecture, structure, design) with indoor plumbing…
the ancient world by many historians today; an Athenian general who fought in the Great Peloponnesian War
Aristarchus- of Samos; developed the theory that the sun is at the center of the universe while the earth rotates around the sun in a circular orbit
Socrates- a sculptor whose true love was philosophy; taught many pupils but accepted no pay; left no writings; believed that the goal of education was only to improve the individual; used the Socratic method (question-and-answer)
Chapter 6: A Tour of the Cell
Concept 6.1 Biologists use microscopes and the tools of biochemistry to study cells 1. The study of cells has been limited by their small size, and so they were not seen and described until 1665, when Robert Hooke first looked at dead cells from an oak tree. His contemporary, Anton van Leeuwenhoek, crafted lenses and with the improvements in optical aids, a new world was opened. Magnification and resolving power limit what can be seen. Explain the difference. Magnification…