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Title: Global History


1
Global History Geography
  • Word Association
  • Flashcards 2

2
Animism
  • Practiced in Africa
  • Similar to Shintoism / spirits in nature
  • Traditional African societies

3
Shintoism
  • Spirits in nature
  • Practiced in Japan
  • A form of animism

4
Cultural Diffusion
  • Exchange of ideas between different cultures
  • Buddhism spreading from India into China
    Southeast Asia
  • Occurs along trade routes Silk Road

5
Interdependence
  • Growing trade and dependence among nations
  • Environmental and ecological concerns
  • Oil OPEC nations

6
Ancient Athens
  • Birthplace of democracy
  • Questioning spirit and curiosity
  • Pericles and the Golden Age of Athens

7
Ancient Sparta
  • Early form of a totalitarian government
  • Militaristic spirit
  • Little culture

8
Roman Republic
  • Elected leaders
  • Twelve Tables of Law
  • Goddess of Justice

9
Imperial Rome 27 AD 476 AD
  • Centralized government
  • All roads lead to Rome
  • Collapsed in 476 AD and led to chaos and disorder
    in Europe
  • Collapse led to the rise of Feudalism

10
Byzantine Empire300 AD 1453 AD
  • Justinians Code / preservation of Greek and
    Roman thought
  • Capital city (Constantinople) important trading
    center
  • Eastern Orthodox religion and cultural diffusion
    with Russia

11
Justinian Code
  • Roman Law
  • Preservation of Classical Civilization

12
Constantinople
  • Trading center between Europe and Asia

13
Silk Road
  • Cultural diffusion
  • Trade between Europe Asia
  • Spread of Buddhism

14
Spread of Islam
  • Northern Africa
  • Mohammed the Jihad
  • 570-800 AD

15
Golden Age of Islam800-1200 AD
  • Advances in science and math
  • Calligraphy
  • House of Wisdom

16
Medieval Europe500-1300 AD
  • Feudalism / decentralized political system
  • Powerful Catholic Church / Main Goal salvation
    (the hereafter)
  • Gothic Cathedrals tall spires, stained glass
    windows

17
Feudalism
  • Rigid social class system
  • Need for stability security and order
  • Similar to Japanese feudalism

18
Code of Chivalry
  • Stressed honor and loyalty
  • Similar to the Code of Bushido
  • Code followed by medieval knights

19
The Crusades1095-1300s AD
  • Original purpose reclaim the Holy Land
    (Jerusalem)
  • Positive result or effect increased trade
    between Asia and Europe
  • Negative result or effect lasting hatred
    between Christians and Muslims

20
Japanese Feudalism
  • Code of Bushido
  • Rigid social class system
  • Shogun, Daimyo, Samurai

21
Central Asian Steppe
  • Environment of the Mongols
  • Semi-arid and grassland
  • Nomadic people until Genghis Khan

22
Tokugawa Shogunate
  • Isolation
  • Forbade contact with foreigners
  • Ended in 1868

23
Mongol Empire1200s-1400s
  • Spread from Asia to Eastern Europe
  • Tributes and taxes given to the Khans
  • Isolated Russia for several centuries

24
Axum Kush
  • Early African trading civilization Salt Gold
  • Eastern Africa
  • Cultural Diffusion - Christianity

25
Ghana, Mali, Songhai
  • Early African trading Salt Gold
  • Western Africa
  • Cultural Diffusion - Islam from Northern Africa

26
Renaissance1400s -1500s
  • Humanism Individualism questioning spirit
  • Rebirth of the ideals of classical civilizations
    (Greece Rome)
  • Secularism

27
Black Plague1348-1351
  • Social and economic collapse
  • Breakdown of Feudalism
  • End of the Middle Ages

28
Machiavelli
  • End justifies the means
  • Interests of the state and leader are more
    important
  • The Prince
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