passing property to the eldest living son
Protest Reformation
a movement that established Protestantism as its own branch of Christianity in Europe and challenged the authority of the Catholic Church.
a scientist who put forth the theory that earth was the center of the universe
Punic Wars
A series of three wars between Rome and Carthage (264-146 B.C.); resulted in the destruction of Carthage and Rome's dominance over the western Mediterranean.
Chinese emperor that succeeded Kangxi
Qin Dynasty
the Chinese dynasty (from 221 BCE to 206 BCE) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
Qing Warriors
were invited by the Ming dynasty to quell a peasant uprising , but instead overthrew the Ming Dynasty
Queen Isabella and Ferdinand
Forced non-Christians to convert to Christianity or leave Spain during the Spanish Inquisition
Rape of Nanjing
250,000 Chinese people were slaughtered in Nanjing over a course of a few weeks
Red Army
a large and powerful military force created by the Bolsheviks to squash Russia
the German Weimar Republic's elected body, the German people rejected the solutions that they offered which led to the growing acceptance of the Nazi Party
a cultural movement that originated in the fourteenth century Florence and spread throughout Europe (also means "rebirth")
Revenue Act
British Parliament's first attempt to raise money from the American colonies (enforced the taxation of sugar and molasses)
Reza Shah Pahlavi
rose to power in Iran in 1925 by ousting the then-ruling shah
Roman Republic
the model for the modern-day American Government
Romanov Dynasty
They brought stability to Russia after the Time of Troubles
Roosevelt Corollary
Said that the United States would intervene in financial disputes between European power and countries in the Americas in order to maintain peace
Russian Revolution
ended in Feburary 1917, and Czar Nicholas was forced to give up his throne, ending the Romanov Dynasty
created by Czar Alexander III, under which all Russians were expected to learn the Russian language and convert to Russian Orthodoxy
Russo-Japanese War
resulted in when the Japanese ousted Russia from Manchuria
Rwanda Tutsi and Hutu
plagued by brutal conflicts between the two groups , one of these groups was fifteen percent of the population , and the other was eighty-five percent
Samuel Morse
invented the telegraph in 1837
the practice in which high-caste Hindu women would throw themselves onto their husbands' funereal pyres
Schlieffen Plan
Gemany issued this and it called for a swift attack on France through Belgium
Second French Constitution
Austrians and Prussians invaded France but France repelled the invasion, establishing a new ruling body called the Convention