Flashcards in KB World History 2013 #3 Deck (20):
Who was the British prime minister during World War II?
What organization, formed after World War II, tries to maintain peace by helping countries resolve their differences without going to war?
After World War II, what was the name of the Soviet Union’s harsh government that took away the rights and freedom of the people?
In 1962, a barbed wire topped wall was built to separate two sections of what German city?
Who painted “The Starry Night”?
Vincent Van Gogh
What painter began the art style based on cubes and triangles?
What continent is known as “The Land Down Under”?
Libya, Jordan, Syria, and the other countries that form the eastern region around the Mediterranean are often lumped together and called what?
What country in the Himalayas is called “the rooftop of the world”?
Who was the first Caucasian man to climb Mt. Everest?
What is the term given to the time after Rome fell when the knowledge we associate with civilization was forgotten and life was full of conflict, change, and struggle?
the Dark Ages
Who was the first Christian emperor of the Roman empire?
During the Middle Ages, what was the system that developed where protection was exchanged for loyalty and labor?
During the Middle Ages, what was the name given to the knights’ code that told them to protect the weak and to be brave, religious, honorable and loyal?
the code of Chivalry
What happened in Great Britain in 1066?
the Battle of Hastings (also called the Norman Conquest)
What French girl was burned at the stake after restoring the throne of France to King Charles VII?
Joan of Arc
What is the name of the holy book for the Muslim faith?
What is the name for the time when thousands of European knights tried to recapture Jerusalem from the Muslims?
What was the nickname for the very real king who is in the legend of Robin Hood?
King Richard the Lion-hearted