russian things to study

what is the name of the eurasian short grass prairie? steppe which of these was never a symbol of russia or the soviet union? dragon which of these rivers is not in siberia? volga What is the land with moss and shrubby growth north of the Arctic Circle called? tundra Read more…

War of 1812- causes and effects

CAUSE England prevented trade with other countries CAUSE England impressed sailors and forced them into the British Navy CAUSE England encouraged the Native Americans to attack sailors EFFECT Foreign Affairs- America proved it could defend itself EFFECT Economy- America proved it could protect itself (provoked Industrial Revolution) EFFECT Nationalism- helped Read more…

The War of 1812

Who is Thomas Jefferson? – 3rd president of the U.S (1801- 1809) – he was the founding father, principal author of the Declaration Of Independence ( 1776). What is a expedition? A expedition is a long journey where you get to explore. Who is James Madison? – 4th president of Read more…

United States vs USSR: Cold War

Superpower An extremely powerful nation, especially one capable of influencing international events and the acts and policies of less powerful nations. After World War II – the United States and the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian Read more…

Russian History Timeline

476 End of the Western Roman Empire 510 Muhammad starts receiving the Qur’an through divine revelation: Origin of Islam 800 Charlemagne is crowned emperor: key moment in the emergence of the medieval West. 862 Riurik the Varangian founds the first Rus’ dynasty (legendary). 988 Conversion of Kievan Rus’ to Orthodoxy. Read more…

Russian and Eastern Europe

When Ivan IV took power, he named his vast territory Russia. Who is credited with creating the “Russian Empire”? Ivan IV The Byzantine influence can be seen in Kiev’s government because the legal code was created on the basis of Byzantine law. Moscow was given more power under Mongol rule Read more…

Mexican american war 1812

What ended the war of 1812 British forces occupied Washington in 1814, burning the Capital and presidential mansion. Hostilities ended by the Treaty of Ghent on Christmas Eve, 1814. What caused the war of 1812 1st – HMS Leopard fired shots on American Ship [the Chesapeake], imprisoned the sailors of Read more…

Ap Euro Wars

War of 1812 (JM), 1812-1815, Resulted from Britain’s support of Indian hostilities along the frontier, interference with American trade with France, and impressments of American sailors into the British army (Leopard on Chesapeake) (1812 – 1815), Embargo Act War of the Spanish Succession war fought over the Spanish throne; Louis Read more…

War of 1812 summary

War of sea American had a small and effective army Battle along the Canadian border Unsuccessful invasion, soldiers only wanted to defend, tecumseh helped defeat USA Creek war Andrew Jackson was introduced British attack on the east Baltimore and Washington D.C. Battle of New Orleans After the treaty, fame for Read more…

War of 1812

how many warships did the british navy own? 700 warships why did sailors desert the british navy and end up on american vessels? british officers regarded it their right to search american ships and take off british subjects what two areas were most upset by the embargo act? new england Read more…

world history chapters 12, 13, & 14

what two modern day countries did the slavs occupy? ukraine and russia what tells the story and holds information about the Slavs? the russian primary chronical what northern europeans did the Slavs ask for help during the fight amongst themselves? the Rus who is the oldest of the 3 brothers? Read more…

Chapter 16 Global Studies Test

The two major alliances before World War I were _______________ and ________________. Triple Alliance and Triple Entent Nationlism was alive by the Slavic Minorities in the ____________ and __________________. Balkans and Hapsburg Empire The Irish dreamed of nationalism from _________________. British Empire The Poles dreamed of nationalism from _________________. Russian Read more…

World War 1

Causes of World War 1 Militarism- building of a military, army= pride, ability, power, defense, stockpile of weapons Alliance Systems- fear and jealousy led to alliances, aid if attacked (Triple Alliance and Triple Entente) Imperialism- competition, jealousy, self-sufficiency Nationalism- devotion to one’s nation, desire for freedom and self determination Triple Read more…

AP World History Chapter 10 Review

Where was the Byzantine Empire, what was it’s capital, and what was the main religion? It was in the eastern half of the christian world which encompassed much of the basin, its capital was Constantinople. What was the state of western Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire? It Read more…

APUSH Chapter 12

Oliver Hazard Perry United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812 William Henry Harrison was an American military leader, politician, the ninth President of the United States, and the first President to die in office. His death created a Read more…