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What area of teh ancient world was blessed with some of the best crops and animals?
Fertile Crescent
How many cattle are in the U.S. alone
100 million
How did humans acquire measles? flu? small pox?
Measles from cattle, the flu from pigs through chickens and ducks and smallpox from domestic animals.
What other animals besides the pig did Europe have?
cow, sheep, goat, horse, buffalo, camels
What animal is used in South Asia as work animals
Elephants
Of the 148 different species of wild plant eating terrestrial mammals that weigh over 100 pounds, how many have been successfully used to farm?
14
What is the technology that transformed the world
Development of steel
What do any two points of the globe that share the same latitude autmatically share?
Length of the day and similar climate and vegetation
What first developed in a part of the Middle East known as the Fertile Crescent?
Agriculture
What was the only large domestic animals in the New World?
Llama
Name three things that all great civilzations have in common?
advanced technology
large populations
well organized workforce
This is teh way crops are changed by human interference
domestication
What were the first animals to be domesticated?
goats and sheep
What four inventions helped the spread of writing?
paper, ink, moveable type and the printing press
What was the name of the disease that would eventually kill millions in the Americas?
Smallpox
What two cereal grasses grow in the Middle East?
Wheat and Barley
Whatis the estimated number of indigenous people that died due to diseases?
20 million
What percentage of people in the New World were killed by diseases?
95%
This word can be translated as "total burning"
Holocaust
This was proven forgery which claimed that there was an international Jewish consprracy to take over the world
The Elders of Zion
This made it illegal for JEws, Gypies, and Blacks to intermarry with Germans in Germany
Numerberg Laws
THese were surrounded by barb wire or brick walls
Ghettos
These were Nazi centers or murder or extermination sites. Jews and non Jews were brought to them to be put to death
Death Camps
These defined Jews, excluded Jews from German society and removed all their civil rights
Numerburg Laws
THe systemicatic, bureaucratic annihilation of six million Jews by the Nazi regimes and their collaborators
Holocaust
The cyanide gas made of prussic acid which was used to kill Jews in the gas chambers of Auschwitz
Zylomb
SS mobile killing units attached to the German Army whose primary purpose was to seek out and slaughter Jews in Eastern Poland and Russia
Einsatz
Senior government official discussed the details of their plan for carrying out the "Final Solution."
Wannsee Conference
Prejudice against Jews
Anti-semitism
Night of broken glass
Kristallnacht
Holocaust

He/she said that Judaism was our religion, but we were Hungarian
Alice
Holocaust

Of the five characters, the only one experimented on
Irene
Holocaust

Only Holocaust survivor to be elected to the U.S. Congress.
Tom
Holocaust

Saw people thrown into fire pits.
Renee
Holocaust

She/he was at Cachua when the camp was liberated and saw some German soldiers being torn apart.
Bill
Holocaust

This character blames man not God for what happened during the Holocaust
Renee
Holocaust

Three friends that had agreed to sacrifice their lvies for each other
Bill
Holocaust

Name 4-5 rights taken away from Jews after Kristallnacht
public schools
businesses closed
public parks
museums
theaters
driver's license lost
radios and telephones taken
bank accounts closed
beaten
Holocaust

Besides Jews name at last five other groups targeted during the Holocaust
Gypsies
Communists
Gays
Jehovah Witnesses
Trade Unionists
Mentally and physically disabled
Japan

Japan is also known as this
Land of the Rising Sun or
Japan

Name the four main islands
The islands are Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Honshu.
Japan

Japan is about the size of
Japan is just a little smaller than Montana
Japan
Name the Japanese code of conduct
Bushito
Japan

What Japanese group, throughout history, has never feared death?
Suma ??
Japan

Japanese word for Japan
Nippen
Japan

What is Japanese population?
Japan has 125.9 million people
Japan

What percentage of Japanese live in the cities?
80%
Japan

Name Japan's three largest cities
Tokyo Yokohama,Osaka
Japan

Fencing with bamboo poles is called
Kendo
Africa

What is the most common cause of famine?
Drought
What 3 African countries have the largest land area?
Sudan, Algeria,and Democratic Congo Republic
Which African country has the lowest life expectancy?
Zambia
Which African country has the lowest literacy rate?
Niger
Founder of the Mali Empire
Sundiata Keita
This was used by the ancient Egyptians as a set of instructions for the afterlife.
Book of Death
What are Africa's most populated cities?
Lago in Nigeria
Cairo in Egypt
Which country has the higest infant mortality rate?
Liberia
Which country was the first and last to be involved in the Atlantic Slave Trade?
Portugal
What were the motives for enslaving the Africans?
1) War
2)Destitution
3)Crime
4) Debt
What was the preferred age group for slaves to be kidnappedd?
Early teens to mid twenties??
French slave ship where eveyone temporarily lost their eyesight
???
Depending on weather, how long was the normal trip across the Atlantic?
six weeks
What was the biggest killer of Africans on board the slave ships?
dysentery
What is cobalt used for?
high grade steel in aircraft and industrial engines
What African country is the world's leading cocoa producer?
South Africa
What are the 3 physical obstacles to development of Africa
Sahara desert
Great Rift Valley
Mountains
A protein deficient diet that can lead to starvation
Diet of carbohydrates that most Afreican eat only one meal a day
What country borders both the REd and Mediterranean Seas?
Egypt
What percentage of Africans are Muslims?
40%
Approximately how many ethnic groups are there in Africa?
more than 100
Approximately how many people live in Africa?
more than 900 million
About what proportion of the land mass of African is taken up by the Sahara?
25% or 1/4 of Africa
What percentage of Africans on slave ships died of smallpox?
More than 50% ???
Gathering of 14 European nations to lay down rules for dividing up Africa
Berlin Conference
In what country does the Blue Nile begin?
Ethiopia
What is the mouth of the Zambezi River
The Zambezi Delta before it flows into the Indian Ocean.
In what country does the Niger River begin?
Guinea
Near what large body of water does the Nile start?
Lake Victoria
Where is the mouth of the Congo River?
Atlantic Ocean
The only country named for a desert
Nambia
In what country is the Kalahari Desert?
Botswana
What body of water separates Madagascar from the continent of Africa?
Moszambique Channel in the Indian Ocean
What is the RPF?
Rwandan Patriotic Front-group that ended the genocide in Rwanda
What did the Hutus do for a lving?
agriculture
The Tutsis were traditionally
nomads
Why did the Belgians choose the Hut?
?????
What event triggered the genocide in Rwanda?
Rwanda got its independence,
What were the civilian death squads called in Rwanda?
Interahamwe ???
The Great Royal wife of Ramesses the Great
Nubkhaes
National religion of Benin
Voodoo
South African ethnic group of 10 million people
Zulu
Egyptian god of life, death, and fertility
Osiris
Ancient Egyptian concept of law, morality, and justice
Ma'at
OLdest and only remaining member of the Seven Wonders of the World
Pyramids
Largest mud brick or adobe building in the world
Great Mosque of Djenne
God of the sky depicted as a falcon
Horus
Sister and wife of Osiris
Isis
This words means separatism in Afrikaans and was a system of racial segregation in South Africa
apartheid
This term refers to belief in souls
animism
Why is AIDS considered an epidemic
The number of AIDS cases in Africa continues to rise as it is passed from one person to another?
What is the single biggest cultural influence in North Africa?
Arab
What is the Swahili word for lion?
simba
What is the Swahili word for friend?
rafiki
He saved 1238 Rwandans
Paul Rusesabagina
Ethiopia is one of the few countries in Africa that escaped this
Slave trade?
extreme and long term shortage of food
famine
Five countries that tested nuclear weapons since 1945
US
Russia
Inda
Pakistan
North Korea
What is Hibakusha?
Survivor of the bombings in Hiroshima or Nagaski
What does enryo mean?
exercising restraint or let others go first
Two texts that never lie are the Bible and timetabls
Father Kleinsorge
Who became known as the A-Bomb minister?
Rev. Kiyoshi Tanimoto
Which of the six characters said goodbye to his wife because he thought he would die?
Dr. Fujii ???
Which of the six characters died by 1977?
Dr. Fujii
What motivated the Japanese government to change their policy toward hibakusha?
??? Japanese are not as enryo as they were toward the survivors. They have stopped testing them now that they are old
WHo changes her name to Makota Takakura?
Father Kleinsorge
Holy place in Tokyo dedicated to the spirits of all the Japanese that died in wars against foreign powers
Yasukuni Jinjya
How many classes of poeple were eligible for financial support from the Japanese government?
???
A Muslim must pray how many times a day?
five
Holy shrine in JErusalem which houses the spot where Muslims believe Muhammad rose into heaven and where Jews beleive Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son, Isaac to God.
Great Mosque or Temple Mount in Jerusalem
A strict Muslim group in Afghaistan that has imposed rigid rules on society
Taliban
An Iraqi Christian
Assyrians
When did Muhammed receive his first revelation and through whom?
Muhammed was 40 years old and received the revelation from the archangel Gabriel
Muslims rever and respect what leader
Muhammed
Besides pork and pork byproducts and other animals, what else are Muslims prohibited from consuming?
Alcohol
Durning Ramadan, Mustlins abstain from sex, drink, and what else?
smoking
Jello comes from what part of a pig?
collagen in pig's bones, hooves, and connective tissue
How many times did the Prophet Muhammad go around the Ka'aba?
Seven times
ONe of the two main branches of Islam comprising about 83 percent of all Muslims
Sunni
Salat is the Arabic word for what?
Daily ritual prayer
Arabic word for head scarf
hijab
Arabic word for pilgrimage
hijj
5 daily prayers are midday, evening, sunset, late evening and when else?
dawn or sunrise
The place of Muhammed's tomb
Medina in Saudi Arabia
33% of Muslims in US are from what ethnic group?
African American??
This is celebrated the 9th month of the Islamic Lunar calendar
Ramadan
What Asia country has the largest population of Muslims?
Indonesia
What book has the sayings and actual practice of the prophet Muhammad?
Quaan
City in Southwest Asia that has holy places for 3 major religions?
Jerusalem
In ancient times what city was considered the center of the Muslim world?
Medina
Arabic word for charity or poor due?
zakah
Most memorized book in the world
Quran
What is the name of the world's oldest civilization?
Chinese
What percentage of the Muslims world wide live in the Arab world?
20%
What percentage of their income do Muslims give directly to the poor?
2.5%
Women are told to cover their .....attractive qualities
Hair??
HOw many classes of people were eligible for financial support from the Japanese government
NO answer??
The French slave ship where everyone temporarily lost their eyesight
No answer??