Minoan, Troy, Dark Ages Questions

Minoan Civilization

  1. What were the Minoans known for? How did they make money?
  2. What was another name for the Minoans?
  3. What did they form Greece into?

Troy

  1. Where was the city discovered? Who discovered it?
  2. Why did the Trojan War occur?
  3. The war was thought to be a legend from what story?

The Dark Ages

  1. How long did it last?
  2. What was there no evidence of?
  3. Where did many Greeks flee too?
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Ancient Greece Vocabulary

When you complete your test, please begin working on the vocabulary for ancient Greece.

Skip two pages in your journal.

For this, create a 3 column chart with the term, definition, and a picture or sentence.

Use the glossary in your text book to help you complete this.

TERM DEFINITION PICTURE OR SENTENCE
Epic    
Acropolis    
Aristocrat    
Tyrant    
Democracy    
Immortal    
Oracle    
Philosopher    
Tragedy    
City State  
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Unit 1 Africa Study Guide

Answers

 

  1. Zones
    1. Mediterranean- Northern Africa, hot summers and wet winters.
    2. Desert- South of the Mediterranean, north of the Savannah, hot and dry
    3. Savannah- North of the tropical rain forest, wet and dry seasons
    4. Tropical Rainforest- Central Africa, hot, wet and rainy
  2. Metalworking and Labor specialization
  3. Gold and Ivory
  4. When a worker has one job and becomes very skilled at that single job
  5. Trade between Ghana and N. Africa
    1. Gold and Ivory
    2. Salt, horses, cloth
  6. Sundiata and Mansa Musa
  7. Expanding Mali, making Islam the official religion, his Hajj
  8. Ghana came first, Mali rose when Ghana collapsed. Mansa Musa was the great Mali leader.
  9. Universities, mosques, Libraries
  10. Mali failed because of Mansa Musa died, Raiders attacked from the north.
  11. Mali
  12. Griots were storytellers who passed down history.
  13. Most people practiced Islam
  14. Trade- they controlled trade routes. Timbuktu was a center of trade
  15. Timbuktu
  16. Askia Muhammad
  17. Less than 100 years.
  18. Invasion from foreign armies, Internal fighting, (civil war)
  19. The belief in many gods
  20. Art
  21. Trade of agricultural products , art (sculptures of bronze and clay)
  22. Internal rebellions
  23. Invasion by the British Empire
  24. Rich land, gold trade
  25. Both are located in present day Nigeria, trade and art are both important for their rise and both are known for it. Both failed when invaded by an outside force.
  26. The people of Ile-Ife
  27. The leaders within the Kingdom of Benin
  28. A city with its own government that controls much of the surrounding land.
  29. The British Empire wanted to gain control of Oil and Rubber resources.
  30. Trade and taxes
  31. A Bontu language spoken all along the East African Coast that borrows words from Arabic
  32. Islam
  33. Many European powers wanted to control parts of Africa in order to gain wealth and power from the natural resources and trade Africa.
  34. Trade and rivers are essential to the growth of empires in Africa. The most commonly traded items were gold and salt. Kingdoms made money from trade by taxing items that came through the kingdom. Trade helps a kingdom become strong by increasing wealth. Wealth brings power.
  35. Europeans would want to control parts of Africa in order to benefit from the natural resources. Example 1: The British invasion of Benin. Example 2: The Portuguese invasion of Kilwa.
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Postcards from the Past

Postcards from the Past                                                                                                Name____________________ Class__________

In this assignment you will create 1 postcard from 5 different African Kingdoms.

For each post card you will include a picture on one side and two informational sentences about a significant event that occurred in the kingdom and two sentences written as if you saw or participated in the event.

You may choose any of the following

Mali- Sundiata’s Rebellion, Mansa Musa’s Hajj, Mali becoming a center of learning

Songhai- Life as a griot, Life in Timbuktu, Askia Muhammad and the growth of Songhai

Ile-Ife- Life as an artisan, The fall of Ile-Ife, Traveling to Ile-Ife and seeing polythiesm.

Benin- Life as a warrior, Trade in the kingdom of Benin, The fall of Benin by the British or rebellions

Great Zimbabwe- Life in a powerful family, Gold Trade, Life as a farmer

Kilwa- Trade between Muslim traders and Kilwa, The role of government and taxes, Invasion by the Portuguese

Area 2 points 1 point 1 point 1 point 1 point Total
Mali Picture

0 No Picture

1 Minimal Effort (no color)

2 Excellent Work Full Color

 

Informational statement regarding the event Informational statement regarding the event 0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

 

_____/6

Songhai Picture

0 No Picture

1 Minimal Effort (no color)

2 Excellent Work Full Color

 

Informational statement regarding the event Informational statement regarding the event 0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

 

 

 

_____/6

Ile-Ife/ Benin Picture

0 No Picture

1 Minimal Effort (no color)

2 Excellent Work Full Color

 

Informational statement regarding the event Informational statement regarding the event 0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

 

 

 

_____/6

Zimbabwe Picture

0 No Picture

1 Minimal Effort (no color)

2 Excellent Work Full Color

 

Informational statement regarding the event Informational statement regarding the event 0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

 

 

 

_____/6

Kilwa Picture

0 No Picture

1 Minimal Effort (no color)

2 Excellent Work Full Color

 

Informational statement regarding the event Informational statement regarding the event 0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

0 not included

1 Personal opinion statement

 

 

 

_____/6

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Civil Rights Day 1

Before you begin the webquest be sure you have completed your vocab P 818 in the American Journey book.

Civil Rights

http://ncpedia.org/history/20th-Century/african-american-civil-rights

  1. Before the Civil War, how did free blacks fight for equality?
  2. What were open forms of resistance that African Americans used to go against their owners?
  3. What amendment abolished slavery?
  4. This amendment allowed blacks to become citizens?
  5. What did the 15th Amendment do?
  6. In the 1872 campaign what tactic was used to divide voters?
  7. Many African American’s voted for which political party?
  8. What court case was known as the, “separate, but equal case?”
  9. Looking at question number 8, what does separate, but equal mean?
  10. What does the term Jim Crow era refer to?
  11. What age group was effected by segregated schools?
  12. What did Morgan v. Virginia outlaw?
  13. What finally integrated public facilities?

After the webquest please pick three headings to complete summary frames.

P 821 Equality in Education

p. 822 The Brown Decision

p. 823 Confrontation in Little Rock

p. 824 The Montgomery Bus Boycott

p. 825 Martin Luther King Jr.

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WWII Summary Frames

Using your American Journey book create a summary frame for the following topics.

745-749

War In Europe

The War in Expands

The Battle of Britain

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Industrialization Day 5- Industry and Workers

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WWII Intro

Complete the following vocabulary on notebook paper. P 766 American Journey

  1. Dictator
  2. Fascism
  3. Anti-Semitism
  4. Appeasement
  5. Blitzkrieg
  6. Lend-Lease
  7. Ration
  8. Internment Camp
  9. Genocide
  10. Holocaust
  11. Island Hopping
  12. Kamikaze

Using page 741-743 in the American Journey

Create a Concept Map: One for each country found on pages 741-743 in the American Journey. 

Who was the dictator? 

Give 1 Fact about their leadership? (How did they rule) 

What was the dictators goal for their country? 

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