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Mesopotamia A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that developed the first urban societies. In the Bronze Age this area included Sumer and the Akkadian, Babylonian and Assyrian empires, In the Iron Age, it was ruled by the Neo-Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian empires. Fertile Crescent …

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Venus of Willendorf “Venus of Willendorf” Village of Willendorf, Austria Paleolithic c. 28,000-25,000 BC An ancient maturity doll, most likely used to provide good fortune for female reproduction. The figure stands about 4in tall and is certainly not a goddess. Her features are defined in …

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Napoleon’s Costly mistakes -Continental System -Penensula War -Invasion of Russia Continental System -In 1806, Napoleon set up a blockade to prevent all trade & communication between Great Britain & other European Nations. -thought it would make continental Europe more self-sufficient & destroy Britain’s commercial & …

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Common clinical findings in patients with obstructive lung disease include all of the following, EXCEPT: A. pursed-lip breathing. B. chronic air trapping in the lungs. C. a decreased expiratory phase. D. abdominal muscle use. C. a decreased expiratory phase. Pneumonitis is especially common in older …

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Origin of feudalism After the fall of Charlemagne’s empire, disorder and uncertainty plagued western Europe so people turned to powerful landholders who, in exchange for for certain services, would provide that security;. feudalism it was a way of life based upon the ownership and use …

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Copernicus This polish astronomer concluded that the earth and other planets revolve around the sun. Vesalius This British physician introduced a vaccine for smallpox Fahrenheit This German scientist made the first thermometer Fredrick the great This Persian king reformed society improving edu, outlawing torture, and …

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Jacob Riis He wrote the book “How the Other Half Lives” which was about how the poor people (mostly immigrants) suffered from terrible living conditions in their tenement homes. Progressivism A reform movement that addressed many of the social problems that industrialism created. Muckrakers People …

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Enlightenment All problems can be solved through scientific observation and reasoning. Increased population, manufacturing, trade, and income. Reason, nature, and progress were the main themes. The Public Concert The new way of hearing music that arose in the eighteenth century. Offered opportunities for performers and …

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If information is purposely omitted from the record, you should: a. erase the notes that are not pertinent. b. accept that sometimes data are omitted. c. state in the record why the information was omitted. d. use correction fluid to cover the information. ANS: C …

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smaller, rounder, better sorted and dominately resistant minerals As sediment is transported downstream, away from its points of origin, the particles become: Mineral calcite Fossiliferous limestone, chalk, micrite and aragonite all have to do with Chert Doesn’t have to do with mineral calcite Avalanche on …

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