REGENTS REVIEW


How to Review and Study for the Global Regents

Follow the schedule below to maximize your performance on the June Global Regents exam.

Important Links

Practice on Old Regents Exams -->http://www.nysedregents.org/GlobalHistoryGeography/

If you need to find a specific term, look at these.




Vocabulary List - DON"T FORGET THIS VOCAB LIST!!!!!!!! ITS GOT EVERYTHING!!!!




Review by Region










Essay Help




Good Ideas to Know


CHANGE
Neolithic Revolution
Industrial Revolution
Renaissance

TURNING POINTS
Encounter between Old World and New World (Chris Columbus)
French Revolution
Russian/Chinese Communist Revolution
Commercial Revolution

BELIEF SYSTEMS
Confucianism
Hinduism
Islam

ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
Manorialism (Traditional Economy)
Mercantilism (A Mixed Market-Command Economy)
Laissez –Faire Capitalism (Market)
Marxist Communism (Command)

POLITICAL SYSTEMS
Monarchy and Absolute Rule
Democracy
Totalitarianism

CULTURAL AND INTELLECTUAL LIFE
These are Golden Ages
Greek, Roman, Gupta, Abassid(Islamic), Renaissance Europe, Han China, Enlightenment Europe

NATIONALISM
Nationalism that Unifies People
France, Italy, Germany

Nationalism that Divides People
Austro-Hungarian Empire, Balkans

Nationalism that causes Revolution
Haiti, Simon Bolivar and South America, Boxer Rebellion in China, Gandhi and India, Modern Africa (South Africa & apartheid), Hungarian Revolt against USSR.

IMPERIALISM
Know causes, role of the Portuguese, Spanish and British. How it connects to mercantilism. See page in big packet! – Also Roman Expansion

DIVERSITY
Look for nations where a large number of different groups reside.
- Byzantine Empire
- Islamic Empires

JUSTICE AND LAW
Hammurabi’s Code, Twelve Tables (Rome), Justinian’s Code (Byzantine), Magna Carta (Britain), English Bill of Rights, Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen (France), Napoleonic Code (France and Europe)

HUMAN RIGHTS
-Holocaust!, apartheid, Rape of Nanjing (Japan vs China), Tiananmen Square, Khmer Rouge and Pol Pot, Rwanda ( LOOK IN YOUR TEXTBOOK)

MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE AND GOODS
Pax Romana, Pax Sinica, Pax Mongolia, Silk Roads (Routes), Gold and Salt trade in Africa. Zheng He of Song Dynasty China.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Scientific Revolution, Newton, Scientific Method, etc.

CONFLICT
Know a few different types of Conflicts
Political
- WWI and WWII, Korean War or Vietnam (You choose), Cold War
Religious
- Crusades, India vs Pakistan, Middle East (Israel vs everyone), Protestant Reformation

Follow the link below to Ms. Fallon's website. EVERYTHING there is very good review material

http://swrfallon.wikispaces.com/review