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15 Cards in this Set

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What is the former name for Iran?
What is the former name for Istanbul, Tukey?
Constantiople, Turkey
What is the name for Sumerian Writing?
What is the name for Egyptian writing?
Who was Gandhi?
A social activist who fought for India's Independence from Great Britian. Non violence for freedom and peace.
Who was Mandela?
1st black president of Africa. Imprisioned from 1964 - 1990 for opposing S. Africas white minority government and it's policy of racial separation known as apartheid. He won the Novel Peace prize and was elected president in 1994.
Who was Mao Zedong?
He led the Red Army which overthrew Chinese dictator Chiang Kai-Shek in 1949 and founded the People's Republic of China. He served as China's maximum leader for 25 years.
Who was Emperor Chin?
He was the 1st Emperor became king of the Western Chinese state of Chin in 247 BC. He was the first to unite China, built the great wall of china, planned and built the world's biggest and most extragant resting place. He achieved his power by destroying all opposition.
Who was Saddam Hussein?
The dictator of Iraq from 1979 - 2003 when his regime was overthrown by a US led invasion. He led Iraq through a decade long war with Iran and invaded Kuwait in 1990. He was captured in 2003. He went on trial for deaths of over 140 men. He was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging.
Religions - Monotheism
Belief in the existence of one God (Began in the late Bronze Age)
Religions - Polytheistic
Belief in the existence of multiple Gods. (Began with Ancient Greeks and Romans)
Where is Mt. Kilimanjaro located?
Located in Tanzania, Africa.
Highest Mt. in Africa
Where is the Taj Majal located?
Located in India.
Where is the 38th Parallel located?
It divides North and South Korea.
What is scarcity?
Not having enough of something.