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Italian electrical engineer known as the father of radio
an economic system based on private ownership of capital
Britain took over this country and had imperial control over it, british influence is still seen today.
Justinian's Code
justinian appointed a group of scholars to collect and organize the ancient laws of rome the result of which was called ____
Governed by many, not by few, greek philosopher, teacher of alexander the great
French Revolution
an uprising of the people that led to the end of the French monarchy and the beheading of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette
Thomas Hobbes
Believes that humans are naturally evil, believes in a all powerful govt.
a person who organizes, manages, and takes on the risks of a business
social critic, fought for womens rights and suffrage
Social Democracy
the belief in a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism by democratic means
Alexander Graham Bell
Inventor of telephone
philosopher, teacher of Socrates, founder of platos republic
the political orientation of a utopian who believes in impossibly idealistic schemes social perfection
Simon Bolivar
"the liberator" pushed spain out of southern america, believed in liberty equality and fraternity
taken over by Belgians, exploited for copper, rubber, and ivory
Magna Carta
universal code, "no man is above the law" created by King John
Social Contract
An agreement where citizens give up certain rights to the govt for more security
English Bill of Rights
Guaranteed certain rights to English citizens. Introduced the concept of individual rights. states that the king is under the law
Hammurabi's Code
a set of laws put together by babylons most powerful king, and eye for and eye
a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
Plato's Republic
this form of govt was created by the philosopher plato, it consisted of 3 classes: gold, silver, and bronze
A feeling on intense pride for ones homeland or country
Declaration of Independence
this legal document separated the colonies from Britain, written by Thomas Jefferson
Napoleon Bonaparte
An amazing french military commander and strategist, became emperor of France
Scramble for Africa
When many European countries all rushed into Africa in an attempt to gain lands for themselves.
money used to invest into enterprises
an alliance of people with a common interest or cause
Russian Revolution
the revolution against the Czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
believed in seperation of powers, 3 branches of govt
a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
James Watt
Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry
revival of a classical style (in art or literature or architecture or music) but from a new perspective or with a new motivation
government by a privileged few
White Man's Burden
The duties of the imperial nations to fix the other nations
Laissez fair
an economic principal based on the belief that government should ot interfere with business.
Nikola Tesla
United States electrical engineer and inventor who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (
Queen Elizabeth
"mother of england" divine right, freedom, loved by her poeple,
natural resources
resources (actual and potential) supplied by nature
Thomas Edison
Inventor of lightbulb, phonograph and numerous other innovations
Free trade, Island country, Navy, Enlightenment ideas, Resources
French Declaration of the Rights of Man
French version of the declaration of independence
Louis Pasteur
responsible for breakthroughs in microbiology. His experiments confirmed the germ theory of disease, and he created the first vaccine for rabies
an artistic movement whose aim was to represent the world as it is
Natural Rights
___ rights, life liberty and prosperity
The Country whose capital city is Cairo,
Government by a single, sovereign ruler.
Social Darwinism
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the fittest" to human societies - particularly as a justification for their imperialist expansion.
Henry Ford
invented assembly line, owned automobile plant in Detroit
author of the Declaration of Independence, believes in democracy
Eli Whitney
inventor of the cotton gin
Wright Brothers
they invented the air plane; the first flight was in kitty hawk north carolina
wave theory
a theory that states that society changes in "waves" and that the waves are unavoidable and are good for humankind
Rule by the people
10 Commandments
Laws of God, handed to moses containing aspects from the hammurabis code and magna carta
Reign of Terror
the historic period during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
King Louis XIV
King of France, built the palace of Versailles, absolute monarch
People are naturally good, direct democracy, innocence corrupted by society
industrial revolution
the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation
a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
Author of the constitution, believed in a system of checks an balances
Karl Marx
the father of communism
Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
British inventor and metallurgist who developed the Bessemer process
Communist country, one of the largest countrys in the world,(Not Russia)
spain took over this country, this country is south of the USA
believed in freedom of speech, criticized society, wrote candide, believed in an enlightened monarch
division of power between the national and state governments
Missionary Impulse
missionaries and colonial officials believed that they had to spread Christian religion
south africa
Britain had imperial control over this country, extremely profitable due to a large source of diamonds
John Locke
Democracy, govt. has little power, govt. has an obligation to the people

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