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history exam

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theory of evolution
evolution through natural selection
mestizos
mixed european and indian ancestry
battle of trafalgar
in 1805, the only battle napoleon lost
francis bacon
criticized midevil scholars' techniques
louis pasteur
discovered germs
suffrage
right to vote
Ford
invented the car
Bell
invented the telephone
peninsulares
born in spain
Ivan Pavlov
tested psychology on his dog.
mulattos
mixed european and african ancestry
lycees
government-run public schools
Edison
invented the lightbulb
mary wollstonecraft
fought for women's rights and wrote an essay called A vindictation of women's rights
maximilien robespierre
took control of france after the beheading of louis XVI
rene descartes
this mathematition developed analythical geometry which links geometry and algebra
beccaria
"crimes and punishments"
aborigines
natives of Australia
years of the famine
1845- 1848
creoles
spainards born in latin america
penal colony
a place for convicts to serve their sentences as an alternative to prison
baroque
a grand, ornate style of art
third republic
system that lasted 60 years
dominion
ex. Canada was self-governing in domestic affairs but remained part of the british Empire
salon
a room in a house where people would meet
Dreyfus affair
Alfred __________ was framed for selling stuff to Germany and this was the controversy
robert boyle
father of modern chemistry AND discovery of a law that helps to explain characteristics of gas
sepoys
indian soldiers
nicolaus copernicus
polish astronomer who came up with the heliocentric theory
imperialism
the takeover of a country or territory by a stronger nation with the intent of dominating the political, economic, and social life of the people of the nation
old regime
system of feudalism
kaiser
emperor
anti-Semitism
prejudice of Jews
coup d'etat
"blow of state"
maoris
natives of New Zealand
isaac newton
brought together the ideas and discoveries of kepler, copernicus, and galileo under a single theory of universal gravitation
Charles Darwin
he had the the theory of evolution and Origins of species
thomas hobbes
social contract
montesquieu
"on the spirit of the laws"
louis XVI
king of france in 1774
galileo
law of the pendalum
catherine the great
ruled russia from 1762 to 1796
home rule
local control over internal matters only
plebiscite
vote of the people
raj
refers to the british rule over india
Sigmund Freud
studied how people react to situations
blockade
a forcible closing of ports
neoclassical
"new classical" a style in the late 1700s
frederick the great
king of prussia from 1740 to 1786
Wright brothers
invented the airplane
voltaire
freedom of religion and freedom of speech
joseph lister
read pasteur's work and decided to keep his hospital clean
estates
social classes
johannes kepler
used tycho brahe's data to prove that copernicus was right about the motion of the planets
john locke
believed in natural rights of people
joseph II
ruled Austria from 1780 to 1790
racism
the belief that one race is superior to others
Zionism
a movement in the 1890s

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