Flashcards in KB World History 2013 #5 Deck (11):
In the 1600s, what French mathematician proposed the formula, “I think, therefore I am.”?
What French king called himself the “Sun King”?
In 1793, the French King Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette were executed by what method?
In 1799, what ruler gave France the legal system they use to this day?
What was the name of the stone found in Egypt in 1799 that became one of the keys to unlocking the secrets of ancient Egyptian writing?
the Rosetta Stone
The Great Sphinx of Giza has the head of a human and the body of a what?
What freshwater lake has the largest surface area in the world?
What illness caused twice as many fatalities in America and Europe in 1917-18 as there were in WWI?
What is the title of the world leader of the Holy Roman Catholic Church?
What country is known as the “melting pot”?