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Warm up

Warm-up

What was the purpose of Columbus’ letter?


Ukraine

Ukraine

  • February 18: Police break through barriers at protest camp of more than 20,000. 28 killed in the fighting.

  • Feb 20: Police open fire official death toll 82 including 15 police

  • Feb 22: Parliament ousts president

  • Feb 25: President charged with mass murder


Ukraine1

Ukraine

  • Feb 26:

    • Russia tests military readiness in the area

    • Pro Russian Ukrainians in Crimea take government buildings.

    • Nominate largely pro-western cabinet


Prompt

Prompt

  • In what ways does Columbus argue that sending him to explore will be very beneficial for King Ferdinand, Queen Isabella, and Spain?


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Early Civs Review review


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Question 1 - 10

Where were the Olympic held?


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Answer 1 – 10

  • Sochi, Russia


Question 1 20

Question 1 - 20

What was the name of the former soviet leader that vacationed in Sochi?


Answer 1 20

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  • Joseph Stalin


Question 1 30

Question 1 - 30

What is the name of the current Russian President?


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  • Vladimir Putin


Question 1 40

Question 1 - 40

  • What is the word for a problem in government characterized by dishonesty, bribery and favoritism?


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  • Corruption


Question 1 50

Question 1 - 50

Where in Russia were the Gulags located?


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  • Siberia

  • (also the name of an awesome scifi mock-reality show that likely will not get the second season it deserves)


Question 2 10

Question 2 - 10

  • The name of the capital of Brasil.


Answer 2 10

Answer 2 – 10

  • What is Brasilia?


Question 2 20

Question 2 - 20

  • Who were the first Europeans to colonize Brazil?


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Answer 2 – 20

  • The Portuguese.


Question 2 30

Question 2- 30

  • What river is contained almost entirely in Brazil?


Answer 2 30

Answer 2 – 30

  • The Amazon


Question 2 40

Question 2 - 40

  • What are 3 ethnicities might a Brazilian claim?


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Answer 2 – 40

  • Portuguese, native peoples, west African, German


Question 2 50

Question 2 - 50

  • What caused the most major changes in Brazil after colonization?


Answer 2 50

Answer 2 – 50

  • Disease


Question 3 10

Question 3 - 10

  • Which explorer sent a letter back to Ferdinand and Isabella describing Espanola?


Answer 3 10

Answer 3 – 10

  • Christopher Columbus


Question 3 20

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  • Which explorer is credited with being the first to sail around the world?


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  • Ferdinand Magellan, even though he died halfway through the journey.


Question 3 30

Question 3 - 30

  • What does circumnavigate mean?


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  • To sail around the world.


Question 3 40

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  • Who conquered the Aztecs?


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Answer 3 – 40

  • Hernan Cortez


Question 3 50

Question 3 - 50

  • Who conquered the Incas?


Answer 3 50

Answer 3 – 50

  • Francisco Pizzaro

  • Bonus: Write down team number and answer?

  • What was the name of the leader that Pizzaro eventually killed?


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  • Atahualpa


Question 4 10

Question 4 - 10

What is the major dispute causing the Ukraine protests?


Answer 4 10

Answer 4 – 10

  • Whether to align with Europe or Russia.


Question 4 20

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  • When thing got bad in Ukraine, what did the president do?


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Answer 4 – 20

  • He ran away.


Question 4 30

Question 4 - 30

  • What event caused the President to be charged with a crime?


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  • A massacre of protestors


Question 4 40

Question 4 - 40

What happened just recently in Ukraine?


Answer 4 40

Answer 4 – 40

  • Pro-Russian militants captured government buildings


Question 4 50

Question 4 - 50

  • What is happening in Syria?


Answer 4 50

Answer 4 – 50

  • Civil war and mass exodus creating a Refugee problem


Question 5 10

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  • What was the common theme of Russian Icons?


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Answer 5 – 10

  • Religious subjects


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Question 5 - 20

  • What was the focus of Russian literature?


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Answer 5 – 20

  • Suffering and religion


Question 5 30

Question 5 - 30

  • How long are Russian Novels?


Answer 5 30

Answer 5 – 30

  • Super Duper long


Question 5 40

Question 5 - 40

  • What religion are the Icons created for? (Be specific)


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Answer 5 – 40

  • Eastern orthodox Christian


Question 5 50

Question 5 - 50

  • Name one of the most famous Russian novelists


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Answer 5 – 50

  • Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky


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  • How is cuneiform made

  • Which came first

  • Land between two rivers

  • Chinese Philosophy


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