Global History & Geography Review Terms

This list was compiled by students from the last few Regents exams.

  1. 30 Years’ War
  2. Abbasid Dynasty
  3. Absolute monarchy
  4. Advances in the Middle Ages
  5. African Trading Kingdoms
  6. Age of Exploration
  7. Age of Reason/the Enlightenment
  8. Akbar the Great
  9. Alexander the Great
  10. Amnesty International
  11. Ancient Egypt
  12. Ancient Greece
  13. Ancient India
  14. Ancient Rome
  15. Animism
  16. Anthropologists
  17. Anwar Sadat
  18. Apartheid in South Africa
  19. Appeasement
  20. Arab-Israeli Conflict
  21. Archduke Franz Ferdinand
  22. Argentinian Dirty War
  23. Armenian Massacre
  24. Armistice
  25. Asoka
  26. Astrolabe
  27. Aswan High Dam
  28. Atomic Bomb
  29. Aung San Suu Kyi
  30. Axum
  31. Ayatollah Khomeini
  32. Aztec civilization
  33. Aztecs and Incas
  34. Balkans
  35. Bantu people
  36. Bartering
  37. Belief Systems
  38. Benin
  39. Berlin Conference
  40. Berlin Wall
  41. Black Death
  42. Bolshevik party
  43. Bosnian Muslims in the former Yugolslavia
  44. bourgeoisie
  45. Boxer Rebellion
  46. Bubonic plague
  47. Byzantine Empire
  48. Cambodia
  49. Capitalism
  50. caste system
  51. Catherine the Great
  52. Catholicism
  53. Charlemagne
  54. Chinese Communist Revolution
  55. Chinese restoration
  56. Christendom
  57. Christianity
  58. City-states
  59. Civil disobedience
  60. Cold War
  61. Columbian Exchange
  62. Commercial Revolution
  63. Communism
  64. Confucianism
  65. Congress of Vienna
  66. Conquest of the Incas
  67. Conservatism
  68. Constantinople
  69. Crusades
  70. Cultural diffusion
  71. Cyrillic alphabet
  72. Death of Saladin
  73. Deccan Plateau
  74. Decolonization
  75. Deng Xiaoping
  76. Diplomacy
  77. Diversification
  78. Diversity
  79. Eightfold Path
  80. Emiliano Zapata
  81. Encomienda system
  82. Enlightened despot
  83. Espionage
  84. Ethnocentrism
  85. European Union
  86. Extraterritoriality
  87. Fall of Rome
  88. Fascism
  89. Feudalism in Europe
  90. Feudalism in Japan
  91. Filial piety
  92. Five Pillars of Faith
  93. foreign policy
  94. Francisco “Pancho” Villa
  95. French Revolution
  96. Fundamentalism
  97. Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  98. Gentry
  99. Glorious Revolution
  100. Golden age
  101. Greco-Roman heritage
  102. Green Revolution
  103. Gupta Empire
  104. Haitian coup d’état
  105. Hammurabi’s Code
  106. Han Dynasty
  107. Henry VIII’s Act of Supremacy
  108. Hierarchy
  109. Hinduism
  110. Ho Chi Mihn
  111. Holocaust
  112. Imperial Japan
  113. Imperialism
  114. Indian National Congress
  115. Indus River Valley
  116. Industrial Revolution
  117. Industrialization
  118. Irish Potato Famine
  119. Islam
  120. Islamic Empire
  121. Islamic fundamentalism
  122. Isolationism
  123. Japanese Feudalism
  124. Joan of Arc
  125. John Locke
  126. Jose de San Martin
  127. Justinian Code
  128. Karl Marx
  129. Kim Jong Il
  130. Kush
  131. Laissez faire
  132. League of Nations
  133. Long March
  134. Louis XIV
  135. Louis XVI
  136. Machiavelli’s the Prince
  137. Magna Carta
  138. Mali
  139. Manorialism
  140. Mansa Musa
  141. Mao Zedong
  142. Marco Polo
  143. Marshall Plan
  144. Martin Luther’s Ninety-five Theses
  145. Mau Mau
  146. Mauryan Empire
  147. Meiji Restoration
  148. Mercantilism
  149. Mesopotamia
  150. Metallurgy
  151. Mexican Revolution
  152. Middle Ages
  153. Mikhail Gorbachev
  154. Mohandas Gandhi
  155. Mongolian Empire
  156. Monotheism/polytheism
  157. monsoons
  158. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
  159. NAFTA
  160. Napoleon Bonaparte
  161. Napoleonic Code
  162. NATO
  163. Neolithic Revolution
  164. Nomad
  165. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  166. Nuremberg Trials
  167. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
  168. Opium Wars
  169. Orthodox
  170. Otto von Bismarck
  171. Ottoman Empire
  172. Papacy
  173. Partition of India or Palestine
  174. Perestroika
  175. Persecution
  176. Peter the Great
  177. Phoenicians
  178. Plateaus
  179. Pogroms
  180. Political scientist
  181. Porfirio Díaz
  182. Potato blight
  183. Pre-Columbian South America
  184. Primary vs. secondary sources
  185. Printing press
  186. Protestant Reformation
  187. Puritan Revolution
  188. Reconquista
  189. Reign of Terror
  190. Renaissance
  191. Rise of Fascism in Italy
  192. Rise of Nation-States
  193. Rise of Nazism in Germany
  194. River basins
  195. Roman Catholic Church
  196. Russian Revolution
  197. Saddam Hussein
  198. Scientific Revolution
  199. Secular government
  200. Secularism
  201. Sepoy Mutiny
  202. Serfdom
  203. Serfdom
  204. Service sector
  205. Seven Years War
  206. Shintoism
  207. Siege of Vienna
  208. Simon Bolivar
  209. Slash and burn farming
  210. Social classes
  211. Social Contract theory of government
  212. Social Darwinism
  213. Social hierarchy
  214. Song Dynasty
  215. Soviet Union
  216. Spice trade
  217. Steppes
  218. Strait of Malacca
  219. Suleiman the Magnificent
  220. Sumerians
  221. Synagogue
  222. Tang Dynasty
  223. Terrorism
  224. Textiles
  225. Thar Desert
  226. The Encounter
  227. Theocracy
  228. Timbuktu
  229. Tokogowa Shogunate
  230. Topographic map
  231. Totalitarianism
  232. Traditional economy
  233. Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
  234. Trans-Saharan trade route
  235. Treaty of Nanjing
  236. Treaty of Versailles
  237. Triangle Trade
  238. Truman Doctrine
  239. Tutsis and Hutus in Rwanda
  240. United Nations
  241. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  242. Urbanization
  243. Vedas
  244. warm-water port
  245. West African trading kingdoms
  246. Westernization
  247. White Man’s Burden
  248. World War I
  249. Zheng He
  250. Zionist

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