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Robert Clive
Conquered modern Bangladesh for the British East India Company (yes, a CORPORATION)
Renaissance, sci revolution, and more!
1450 CE to 1750
Industrial revolution
1750 CE to 1914
Feudalism, Islamic Empire, Frankish Empire, Byzantine Empire, etc.
600 CE to 1450
Aztec (years, loc)
1248-1521, ?
Aztec capital
Tenochtitlan
Mexica aka
Aztecs
How did Aztecs treat conquered people?
Let them govern themselves (w/ taxes)
Mayan (years, loc)
~250-Spanish arrival, ?
Inca (years, loc)
1197-1572, modern Peru
Cuzco
City in Inca empire (>300,000 ppl)
Who had the ball game (Americas)?
Maya
Which civilization in the Americas came first?
Maya
Temple of the Sun and Machu Picchu
Inca
Nationalism and independence movements
1914 CE to present
Tikal
Maya city (>100,000 ppl)
Chichen Itza
Maya Civilization
Jacques Dessalines
Succeeds Ouverture (Haiti)
First independent state in the Americas
Haiti
Jose de San Martin
Spaniard who helped the rebels win independence in Argentina, Chile, Peru, etc.
Jose Morelos
After Hidalgo, continued revolutionary movement against Mexico; killed by elites b/c he was going to redistro land to poor
George Stephenson
First steam-powered locomotive
Muhammad Ali
Gained control of Egypt in 1805; began industrialization
Abbas I
Egypt; constructed Suez Canal
Jacobins
Led the Convention during French Revolutions
Miguel Hidalgo
Led revolt against Spain in Mexico; his effort failed and he was executed
John Hargreaves
Invented Spinning Jenny
Garibaldi
Italian nationalist, began volunteer army
Toussaint L'Ouverture
Haiti slave; led revolt against French
Flying Shuttle
John Kay
Marconi Gugliemlo
Radio
What was special about the Minoan society?
Women held high positions!
Where did the money come from to help the arts flourish during Golden Age of Pericles?
Delian League funds
Founder of Jainism
Mahavira
moksha
Highest state of being in Hinduism
Olmecs: where?
S Mexico
junzi
Confucianism, individuals superior because they can put personal ambition aside for the state
Phoenicians: 2 great things
(1) great naval power; (2) alphabet
City of Meroe
Egypt; owned by Kushites; center for IRON
White Huns invaded...
India
Huns invaded...
the Germanic tribes; pushed them into W Rome (under Attila)
Council of Elders
Sparta
Stoics
Greece; people should live moral life (desire, wealth, etc. are usually bad); clashed with Epicureans
wuwei
Doctrine of Daoism
Epicureans
Greece; could only rely on the 5 senses, do things in moderation; clashed with Stoics
Vladamir
Russian prince from Kiev; converted from pagan religion to Christianity