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How did the Articles of Confederation compare to the Constitution in regard to sovereignty? Under the Articles, States had omre autonomy while the Constitution gave some powers to the united states How did the Articles of Confederation compare to the Constitution on regards to the …

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Anthropology – the study of humans and our close biological relatives, the Primates – the study of human cultural and biological variation, and evolution – how did we get this variation? What are the subfields of anthropology? 1) cultural 2) linguistic 3) archaeology 4) physical …

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Alphabets Writing systems in which a symbol represents a sound. Archeology The branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures. Austronesian Language The family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia. Bantu Languages Descriptive name for languages spoken largely …

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influenza potentially deadly viral illness Nicola Sacco an anarchist who was convicted of murder inflation rising prices creditor nation a country that owes less money than it is owed Warren G. Harding Republican President Red Scare fear of communism rising prices what was one cause …

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population ecology study of the biotic and abiotic factors that affect population size, density, distribution, and age structure population a group of individuals of a single species that occupy the same area at the same time what are 2 important characteristics that a population includes …

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Puritans Religious group that wanted to separate from the English Church Joint Stock Companies Companies what allowed several investors to pool their wealth in support of a colony that would yield profit. Conquistadors Explorers who were lured by the prospect of vast lands filled with …

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provinces political districts council of ministers assistants to princes and emperors of the Mauryan Empire districts divisions of provinces Ashoka Maurya The grandson of Chandragupta Maurya, he took the Mauryan Empire to its height. Famously converted to Buddhism after the deadly Kalinga Wars Kalinga territory …

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What was the main cause of the Crimean war Russia’s desire to gain land over the Ottoman Empire In what war did the opposition of Dutch settlers to British policy in south Africa turn violent The boer war Why was India called the jewel in …

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Cold war An area of high tension and bitter rivalry known between the United States and the Soviet Union following the end of World War II Self-determination Right of people to decide their own political status Berlin blockade/airlift A program in which the United States …

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Rape of Nanjing Rising of Chinese militia organizations in 1900 in which large numbers of Europeans and Chinese Christians were killed Imperialism The policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and …

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