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Mid term Exam study guide
Due Date: 1/15/2017
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

This is the study guide for our mid-term exam-please study!

2016- 2017 7th Grade study guide:

1. What does “absolutism” mean? Leaders have absolute, unlimited power-kings/queens have unlimited and total power over their country/people

2. Who were most responsible for the capturing of African slaves from west Africa? African caboceers that were hired by the European slave traders

3. What continents were part of the Columbian Exchange, Triangular Trade-involved Europe($), North and South America, Africa*, Middle Passage

4. What does a constitution mean/do? Document that limits each of the 3 branches of government /separation of powers- (Montesquieu)-Judicial, Legislative, Executive. Who wrote the U.S. Constitution? James Madison (the oldest written constitution still used today)

5. Which Italian explorer claimed land in the “New world” for Spain? ( Christopher Columbus born in Italy-financed by Spain-1492)

6. Where were most captured Africans taken from and brought to? Western Africa (largest forced migration in history)-taken to the Americas and Caribbean to work on plantations

7. What was the primary cargo of “The Middle Passage”? African slaves (from west Africa)

8. What was traded along the Columbian Exchange/ Triangular Trade-involved Europe($), North and South America, Africa*, Middle Passage-goods, food, cattle, animals, diseases, tobacco, technology

9. Mercantilism- economic system in which nations acquire wealth by gaining bullion, raw materials, establishing colonies, new markets, people/labor to work for their mother country

10.                  Colonialism-types of colonies-Plantation (Spanish)colonies-in the south, settler colonies (English)-all down north and south east coast, trading post (French)colonies-French had the best trading relationship with Native Americans.

11.                  Cartographers-are mapmakers

12.                  Inventions that made early exploration possible: astrolabe (Europeans learned about astrolabe from Arab traders along the Silk Road),compass,rudder,lateen sail,caravel,cartographers, *Prince Henry Navigator (Portugal)

13.                  What civilization invented gun powder, compass? China

14.                  Which 3 European countries had different types of colonies in the Americas, Caribbean? England, France, Spain

15.                  Which South American country was/is dominated by the Portuguese? Brazil

16.                  Where does a democratic government gain its right to rule from?) the right to self-rule, representatives elected by the people

17.                  Which two Asian nations practiced isolationism (did not want to trade with) Europeans? China and Japan

18.                  Capitalism-economic system in which private citizens/entrepreneurs (not the government) owns and operates, invests in businesses.

19.                  Socialism-when the government owns SOME aspects of businesses, etc. (examples-schools,hospitals)

20.                  Give an example of an “absolute or unlimited” type of government: monarchy-France, Russia **Divine Right-right to rule from God

21.                  What 2 countries were united in the 1800’s? Italy and Germany

22.                  What is “nationalism”? pride/identification with others/ in one’s country based on customs, language, history

23.                  Who led the movement for Mexican Independence? Miguel Hidalgo

24.                  Who led the South American Independence movement from Spain? Simon Bolivar (military leader)

25.                  What general restored order to France and declared himself emperor? Napoleon Bonaparte

26.                  What was the fate of Louis XVI ? Executed/beheaded, later—his wife Marie Antoinette was also beheaded/(The Sun King- was Louis XIV-He built the luxurious palace of Versailles

27.                  What was the violent period of the French Revolution when thousands of people were executed called? The Reign of Terror (Led by Maximillien Robespierre-lawyer-Head of the Committee for Public Safety)

28.                  List the reasons/events that caused the French Revolution:The Third Estate of France was made up of: the Poor (who paid 100% of the taxes-unfair tax burden)*storming of the Bastille started French Revolution, high prices for food, people were starving, monarchy was wasting money, the ideas of the Enlightenment that people should be able to rule themselves

29.                  People fought the French and American Revolutions to free themselves from: the ruling of Kings (monarchies) which led to America and France becoming democracies

30.                  What is “Divine Right”? God gave kings,queens the power/authority to rule

31.                  Where did the Industrial Revolution begin? Britain/textile (cottage) industry-late 1700’s/18th Century(coal, iron, $/capital)

32. What were many results of the Industrial Revolution? Urbanization, factory system, growth of cities, assembly lines, interchangeable parts

33. Name 5 important inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Cotton gin, spinning Jenny, Flying Shuttle, seed drill, steam engine-James Watts,telegraph,telephone, (Graham-Bell, Morse, Fulton,Edison)

34. What is industrialization? Use of machines instead of people, animals to do work-The Industrial Revolution led to Imperialism(when stronger, wealthier nations took over, controlled less powerful countries)

35. Who was the general who led Parliament’s soldiers during the English Civil War and overthrew/beheaded Charles I?Oliver Cromwell; What was the Army which remained loyal to the King in the English Civil War called? Cavaliers

36. What scientist is most associated with the Law of Universal Gravitation? Isaac Newton-Francis Bacon came up with the Scientific Method

37. In 1632, The Roman Catholic Church condemned the ideas of what Italian scientist? Galilei Galileo-for stating that the Sun, not the earth, was the center of the universe; geocentric, *heliocentric

38. What crop is most associated with the start the slave trade in the Americas? Sugar-leading producer of sugar by 1600’s-Portugal

39. social contract-Rousseau-people make laws that everyone should follow for the common good of everyone.

40. What was the first European nation to explore Africa, and then began to buy slaves from the Africans? Portugal

41. What term means taxes paid on foreign goods? Tariffs (taxes on imports/exports), know the difference between imports, exports, supply and demand

42. What industry was the first to use machines? Textile/cottage

43.What term means workers doing a small part of a job over and over, rather than the entire job? Division of labor, assembly line, interchangeable parts, Eli Whitney

 

44. A) John Locke-natural rights-life, liberty, property-B)Thomas Jefferson took Locke’s ideas and incorporated them into the Declaration of Independence(pursuit of happiness)

c)Montesquieu- philosopher who came up with the idea of 3 branches of government/separation of powers

45. The belief that reason could be used to solve society’s problems was a characteristic of what movement? Enlightenment/rationalism /using reason

46. Imperialism-when nations take over regions/other countries for raw materials, markets, capital, land

47. nationalism, Giuseppe Garibaldi-guerilla warfare-Camillo Cavour-Italy, Germany-Otto von Bismarck, Wilhelm I (Prussia)-both countries united from separate regions into nations in the 1800’s

Sepoy Rebellion, scientific Revolution, imperialism, English civil war, Glorious Revolution, heliocentric vs. Geocentric, Power of the Catholic Church, heresy, European and Latin American independence movements, T’soussaint L’Overture-first successful slave revolt that actually freed Haiti from French control

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mid term exam study guide with standards
Due Date: 1/15/2017
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

2014 Social Studies Mid-Term Study Guide

 

Standard 7-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the growth and impact of global trade on world civilizations after 1600.

 

1.       Which European countries dominated trade during the 15th century and sought to gain more wealth through forming colonies? Portugal, Spain, France, Netherlands (Dutch), England (Hint: PSFNE)

 

2.       Which Italian explorer claimed land in the “New world” for Spain?

Christopher Columbus born in Italy (financed by Spain-1492)

 

3.       Name at least 3 Inventions that made early exploration possible. Astrolabe (Europeans learned about astrolabe from Arab traders along the Silk Road), compass, rudder, lateen sail, caravel.

 

4.       Who were responsible for making more accurate maps which allowed sailors to travel to new distant lands? Cartographers-(mapmakers)

 

5.       Which 3 European countries had different types of colonies in the Americas, Caribbean (The New World)? England, France, Spain

 

6.       Explain the difference between the types of colonies established by the British, French, and Spanish.

(Spanish) –Plantation colonies-in the Florida, Caribbean, and Latin America.

(English) - Settler colonies -all down north and south east coast, trading post (13 Colonies)

(French) –Established colonies in Canada. Had the best trading relationship with Native Americans.

 

7.       What is “Mercantilism”? economic system in which nations acquire wealth by gaining bullion, raw materials, establishing colonies, new markets, people/labor to work for their mother country.

 

8.       What continents were included in the Triangular Trade?

Europe ($), Africa, and the Americas (North and South America)

 

9.       Who were most responsible for the capturing of African slaves from West Africa?

African “Caboceers” that were hired by the European slave traders.

 

10.   What was the primary cargo of “The Middle Passage”?

African slaves (from West Africa).

 

11.   In what ways did Africans fight being placed into slavery? They took over slave ships, fought Europeans in Africa, asked the pope for help.

 

12.   What policy did China and Japan follow as a result of their dislike of the Europeans? Isolationism

 

Standard 7-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of limited and unlimited government as they functioned in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries.

 

13.   What does “absolutism” mean?

Leaders have absolute, unlimited power-kings/queens have unlimited and total power over their country/people.

 

14.   Who was the general who led Parliament’s soldiers during the English Civil War and overthrew/beheaded Charles I? Oliver Cromwell

15.   The belief that reason could be used to solve society’s problems was a characteristic of what movement? Enlightenment/rationalism (The Age of Reason)

 

16.   Which monarch was nicknamed France’s “Sun King”? Did he have limited power or unlimited? Louis XIV and he had unlimited power because he ruled France for 72 years and built a huge palace at Versailles (Over 700 rooms).

 

17.   Explain the different ideas of Enlightenment thinkers and how those ideas influenced our government.

A) John Locke-natural rights-life, liberty, property

B) Montesquieu- came up with the idea of 3 branches of government/separation of powers

C) Thomas Jefferson took Locke’s ideas and incorporated them into the Declaration of Independence (pursuit of happiness).

 

18.   What is “divine right”? The belief that monarchs got their right to rule from God.

 

19.   What does a constitution mean/do?

A constitution is a document that defines the power and limits of government

 

Standard 7-3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of independence movements that occurred throughout the world from 1770 through 1900.

 

Scientific Revolution

 

20.   In 1632, The Roman Catholic Church condemned the ideas of what Italian scientist?

Galileo Galilei -for stating that the Sun, not the earth, was the center of the universe (heliocentric)

 

French Revolution

 

21.   List the reasons/events that caused the French Revolution.

·         The Third Estate of France paid 100% of the taxes (unfair tax burden)

·         The ideas of the Enlightenment that people should be able to rule themselves

·         High prices for food, people were starving, monarchy was wasting money,

·         Storming of the Bastille started French Revolution (July 14, 1789)

 

22.   What device was used during the French Revolution/the Reign of Terror to end the lives of thousands of people? Guillotine

 

23.   What was the violent period of the French Revolution when thousands of people were executed called? The Reign of Terror (Led by Maximillien Robespierre)

 

Nationalism

 

24.   What is “nationalism”? Pride/identification with others/ in your country based on customs and culture.

 

25.   What did Bismarck say would unite the German states? “Blood and Iron”

 

Latin America

 

26.   How was Latin Americas social order arranged?

Peninsulares – “Pure” – 100% Europeans that migrated from Spain and Portugal to the New World.

Creoles – Children of Spanish and Portuguese but born in the Americas.

Mestizos; mulattos; Slaves: - (Newer generation) Europeans mixed with Africans and Native Americans

 

  1. Identify the general who led independence movements throughout South America and is nicknamed the “George Washington of South America”? Simon Bolivar

 

Industrial Revolution

 

28.   Where did the Industrial Revolution begin?

Britain/textile (woven cloth) industry

 

29.   What were many results of the Industrial Revolution?

Urbanization, factory system, growth of cities (pollution), assembly lines, interchangeable parts

 

30.   Name 5 important inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Cotton gin, spinning Jenny, Flying Shuttle, seed drill, steam engine-James Watt, telegraph, telephone, (Graham-Bell, Morse, ,Edison)

 

31.   What is industrialization? Use of machines instead of people, animals to do work.

 

32.   How did factory workers unite and try to get more pay, better working conditions, and more rights? Form labor unions and follow the teachings of Karl Marx (socialism – all society should own business and social classes should be eliminated).

 

Imperialism

 

33.   Define” Imperialism”: When nations take over regions/other countries for raw materials, markets, capital, land.

 

34.   How did different groups in Africa, Asia, and Oceania resist imperialism?

·   Africa – Zulu War (Took place in South Africa. Zulus lost territory in South Africa).

·   India (Asia) – Sepoy Rebellion (Sepoy soldiers mutinied and were blown up by British soldiers or thrown in prison).

·   China (Asia) -Boxer Rebellion – (Chinese natives formed the “Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists” to fight back against European imperialists).

 

35.   During this time period how did the U.S. and Japan expand their territory?

Japan – defeated China (Sino-Japanese War) and Russia (Russo-Japanese War)

U.S. – 1. Bought Alaska and also gained Hawaii. 2. Defeated Spain in the War of 1898 (gained Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines as new territory). 3. Constructed the Panama Canal to ease travel to Pacific.

 

Throwback Vocabulary:

 

 

Colonialism

 

 

Mercantilism

 

Absolutism

 

Enlightenment

 

Touissant L’Overture (Haiti)

 

 

Export/ Import

 

 

Oceania

 

Parliament

 

Constitution

 

Industrialism

 

Capitalism

 

 

New Spain/

New France

 

Cavaliers/ Roundheads

 

 

Geocentric/

Heliocentric

 

Socialism/

Capitalism

 

Columbian Exchange

 

 

Bullion

 

 

Glorious Revolution

 

 

Estates

 

Urbanization

 

Middle Passage

 

 

Astrolabe

 

Monarch

 

Nationalism

 

 

Imperialism



Unit 6 test on Nationalism
Due Date: 11/21/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Unit 6 “Nationalism and Latin America’s Independence” test study guide:

1. Father Miguel Hidalgo- priest/hero who led the revolution in Mexico against the Spanish. He helped win Mexico’s independence.

2. Simon Bolivar- born in Venezuela, he was the revolutionary hero who led the wars for independence from Spain in South America: (Colombia, etc)

3. Jose de San Martin-South American patriot who led the wars for independence for Argentina, Chile, and Peru.

4. Giuseppe Garibaldi- Army hero who helped unite Italy in 1861.(guerilla warfare)

5. Count Camillo Cavour-Prime minister who helped unite Italy in 1861.

6. Otto von Bismarck-Prime minister who helped unite Germany in 1871.

7. King Wilhelm I-Kaiser/emperor of Prussia who helped unite Germany in 1871.

8. Toussant L’Ouverture- Self-educated former slave who led a revolt/independence movement in Haiti against French rule.

Purple cow notes-

9. Nationalism –

10.                  What events inspired the nationalist movements in Europe and Latin America?

A)

B)

C)

11.                  Nation state-

12.                  unification

13.                  nationalism-

14.                  Papal states

15.                  coup d’etat

16.                  kaiser

17.                  When did Germany unite as ONE country? 1871

18.                  When did Italy unite as ONE country? 1861



French Revolution test
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Essential questions and study guide:

Unit 5 test study guide:

USE “French Revolution” handouts/red work book/text book 

Storming the Bastille:

The Bastille was a French prison/fortress where weapons and gunpowder were stored. A huge, enraged mob of French people forced their way into the gates, killing the commander and 5 guards, and released some of the prisoners. The storming of the Bastille became a symbol of the French Revolution.

The Reign of Terror:

Lasted in France from July, 1793- July, 1794 under Maximilien Robespierre, almost

40,000 French people were sent to their deaths, usually by guillotine. Finally, people got tired of the bloodshed and executed Robespierre himself.

The Guillotine: created by Dr. Joseph Guillotin as a more humane method of beheading other than a dull ax.

Terms and people to know:

1.     King Louis XVI- King of France at the beginning of the French Revolution. He was beheaded in Jan. 1793 because of his lavish spending and refusal to agree to new government reforms.

2.     Marie Antoinette- wife and queen of Louis XVI- she also was beheaded in Oct. 1793 and spent lavishly.

3.     Maximilien Robespierre-lawyer who led the country of France during the Revolution, his rule was known as the Reign of Terror. During his year long rule, he sent at least 40,000 French people to their deaths in order to control unrest during the revolution.

4.     Napoleon Bonaparte- Brilliant and popular military general who took over France in 1799. He later made himself dictator/emperor of France.

5.     Versailles- huge, luxurious palace built by King Louis XIV 10 miles outside of Paris, France.

1.     What contributed to the French Revolution? Enlightenment ideas, and France’s participation/aiding Americans against the British in the American Revolution

2.     What was a cause of the French Revolution? Unfair tax burdens-3rd Estate was the largest and poorest and had to pay 100% of taxes in France.

3.     Napoleon Bonaparte used his power to: end the French Revolution

4.     All of these fueled French desires to revolt: ideas of the Enlightenment, Declaration of Independence, American Revolution

5.     Who ruled France during the Reign of Terror? Maximilien Robespierre

6.     Who fought in and helped win the American Revolution? AND he…Who wrote the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen? Marquis De Lafayette

7.     Napoleon Bonaparte- brilliant military leader who ended the French Revolution by seizing control of the French government

8.     Versailles- beautiful, luxurious palace built by Louis XIV outside of Paris.

Essential questions: pg.99-handouts

1. *Who was the Marquis de Lafayette?

2.* When was the Declaration of Independence written?

3. *Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Pg. 100-

4. What was the Marquis de Lafayette’s title in the Continental army?

5. When did George Washington and Lafayette trap the British?

6. When was the Treaty of Paris signed?

Pg. 101-

7. Who paid 100% of the taxes in France?

102-

8. What was a “radical”?

Pg. 103-

9.     Name the 6 countries that went to war against France:

10.                        What were these countries hoping to prevent?

11.                        Why was Maximilien Robespierre notorious?



French Revolution project/poster/booklet
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Create a project/poster/booklet using the information given in class from the purple cow notes, handouts, and other assignments (counts as a test grade assessment).

Essential questions and study guide:

Unit 5 test study guide:

USE “French Revolution” handouts

Storming the Bastille:

The Bastille was a French prison/fortress where weapons and gunpowder were stored. A huge, enraged mob of French people forced their way into the gates, killing the commander and 5 guards, and released some of the prisoners. The storming of the Bastille became a symbol of the French Revolution.

The Reign of Terror:

Lasted in France from July, 1793- July, 1794 under Maximilien Robespierre, almost

40,000 French people were sent to their deaths, usually by guillotine. Finally, people got tired of the bloodshed and executed Robespierre himself.

The Guillotine: created by Dr. Joseph Guillotin as a more humane method of beheading other than a dull ax.

 

Terms and people to know:

1.     King Louis XVI- King of France at the beginning of the French Revolution. He was beheaded in Jan. 1793 because of his lavish spending and refusal to agree to new government reforms.

2.     Marie Antoinette- wife and queen of Louis XVI- she also was beheaded in Oct. 1793 and spent lavishly.

3.     Maximilien Robespierre-lawyer who led the country of France during the Revolution, his rule was known as the Reign of Terror. During his year long rule, he sent at least 40,000 French people to their deaths in order to control unrest during the revolution.

4.     Napoleon Bonaparte- Brilliant and popular military general who took over France in 1799. He later made himself dictator/emperor of France.

5.     Versailles- huge, luxurious palace built by King Louis XIV 10 miles outside of Paris, France.

 

 

1.     What contributed to the French Revolution? Enlightenment ideas, and France’s participation/aiding Americans against the British in the American Revolution

2.     What was a cause of the French Revolution? Unfair tax burdens-3rd Estate was the largest and poorest and had to pay 100% of taxes in France.

3.     Napoleon Bonaparte used his power to: end the French Revolution

4.     All of these fueled French desires to revolt: ideas of the Enlightenment, Declaration of Independence, American Revolution

5.     Who ruled France during the Reign of Terror? Maximilien Robespierre

6.     Who fought in and helped win the American Revolution? AND he…Who wrote the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen? Marquis De Lafayette

7.     Napoleon Bonaparte- brilliant military leader who ended the French Revolution by seizing control of the French government

8.     Versailles- beautiful, luxurious palace built by Louis XIV outside of Paris.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Essential questions: pg.99-handouts

1. *Who was the Marquis de Lafayette?

2.* When was the Declaration of Independence written?

3. *Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Pg. 100-

4. What was the Marquis de Lafayette’s title in the Continental army?

5. When did George Washington and Lafayette trap the British?

6. When was the Treaty of Paris signed?

Pg. 101-

7. Who paid 100% of the taxes in France?

102-

8. What was a “radical”?

Pg. 103-

9.     Name the 6 countries that went to war against France:

10.                        What were these countries hoping to prevent?

11.                        Why was Maximilien Robespierre notorious?



Scientific Revolution test
Due Date: 11/4/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Students need to know the following for their test on Friday, Nov. 4th on the Scientific Revolution-students took notes from power points and the purple cow-curriculum on wheels:

2016 Unit 5 Scientific Revolution Purple Cow Notes-Hucks-Name____________________________________________

1.       What things, events led to the Scientific Revolution?_________________________________________________

2.       2. Scientific Revolution-________________________________________________________________________

3.       Nicolaus Copernicus-___________________________________________________________________________________

4.       Geocentric view-___________________________________________________________________________

5.       Heliocentric-________________________________________________________________________________

6.       Axis-______________________________________________________________________________________

7.       Astronomy-_________________________________________________________________________________________

8.       Aristotle, Ptolemy-___________________________________________________________________________________

9.       Galileo Galilei-________________________________________________________________________________

10.   In 1632, The Roman Catholic Church-____________________________________________________________

11.   The telescope-______________________________________________________________________________

12.   Four things Galileo did-a)___________________________________________________________________

B)_________________________________________________________________________________

            c)_______________________________________________________

d)_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

13.  Greek thinker/philosopher Aristotle-_____________________________________________________________

14.  The Roman Catholic Church-___________________________________________________________________

15.  Heresy-____________________________________________________________________________________

16.   Johannes Kepler-______________________________________________________________________________________

17.   Kepler’s 3 laws- a)_____________________________________________________________________________________

b)________________________________________________________________________________________________

c)___________________________________________________________________________________________________

17. celestial-_______________________________________________________________________________________

18.    Isaac Newton-______________________________________________________________________________

19.    Calculus-________________________________________________________________________________

20.    Optics-________________________________________________________________________________

21.    Universal Law of Gravitation-_________________________________________________________________

22.    The Scientific Revolution proved the heliocentric theory-____________________________________________________

23.    Newton’s other laws of motion:_________________________________________________________________________

24.    Inventions that helped the world move forward-a._______________________________________b.______________________________________c.__________________d.________________________________________e._____________________________________f._____________________

25.    Francis Bacon-________________________________________________________________________________________

26.    Rene Descartes__________________________________________________________________________

  1. Nicolaus Copernicus-__________________________________________________________________________
  2. Johannes Kepler-___________________________________________________________________________
  3. Galileo Galilei-______________________________________________________________________________
  4. Francis Bacon-________________________________________________________________________________
  5. Isaac Newton-________________________________________________________________________________
  6. Geocentric-__________________________________________________________________________________
  7. Heliocentric-_________________________________________________________________________________
  8. Excommunicate-______________________________________________________________________________
  9. Ellipses-_____________________________________________________________________________________
  10. Heresy-___________________________________________________________________________________________
  11. Astronomer-_________________________________________________________________________________


Unit 4 Scientific Revolution Study guide
Due Date: 10/23/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Unit 4 study guide-test will be on Thursday, Oct. 23

  1. Who wrote On The Revolution of Heavenly Spheres? Nicolaus Copernicus
  2. Which scientist came up with the theory that planets moved in elliptic paths around the sun? Johannes Kepler
  3. Which English thinker developed the Scientific Method? Francis Bacon
  4. What means “sun-centered Universe”? heliocentric
  5. What are the oval paths that planets move in called? ellipses
  6. Who wrote the book Principia? Isaac Newton
  7. Who was condemned by the Catholic Church in 1632? Galileo Galilei
  8. From pg. 91-know the following terms, people:
  9. Nicolaus Copernicus
  10. Johannes Kepler
  11. Galileo Galilei
  12. Francis Bacon
  13. Isaac Newton
  14. geocentric
  15. heliocentric
  16. excommunicate
  17. ellipses
  18. heresy
  19. astronomer

 

2014 Unit 4 Scientific Revolution Purple Cow Notes-

 

1.       What things, events led to the Scientific Revolution?

 

2.        Scientific Revolution-

 

3.       Nicolaus Copernicus-

 

4.       Geocentric view-

 

5.       Heliocentric-

 

6.       Axis-

 

7.       Astronomy-

 

8.       Aristotle, Ptolemy-

 

9.       Galileo Galilei-

 

10.   In 1632, The Roman Catholic Church-

 

11.   The telescope-

 

12.   Four things Galileo did-a)___________________________________________________________________

 

B)_________________________________________________________________________________

 

            c)_______________________________________________________

 

d)_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

13.  Greek thinker/philosopher Aristotle-

 

14.  The Roman Catholic Church-

 

15.  Heresy-

 

16.   Johannes Kepler-

 

17.   Kepler’s 3 laws- a)

 

b)________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

c)___________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

17. celestial-

 

18.    Isaac Newton-

 

19.    Calculus-

 

20.    Optics-

 

22.    The Scientific Revolution proved the heliocentric theory-

 

23.    Inventions that helped the world move forward-

 

24.    Francis Bacon-

 

25.    Rene Descartes-

 



Unit 4 Quiz on Absolutism
Due Date: 10/18/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Students need to know the following:

Unit 4 Absolutism study guide-quiz Friday, 10-18

1.  Monarchy

2.  Absolutism

3.  Unlimited/limited governments

4.  Divine right

5.  France-Louis XIV-

6.  Estates General—(similar to Congress, Parliament)law-making body in France

7.  Edict of Nantes-document that banned the Estates General from meeting during Louis XIV’s (Sun King) reign over France.

Know the following Monarches of Europe:

8.  Fredrick I of Prussia

9.  Catherine II (the Great) of Russia-female Tsar/Czar of Russia after poisoning her husband-expanded borders.

10.                   Peter I (the Great)-Czar of Russia-brought western (modern) ideas to Russia, new technology, expanded Russia’s borders

11.                   Maria Theresa-monarch of Austria (mother of Marie Antoinette)

 



extra credit test practice
Due Date: 9/16/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Students may go to the link on Mr. Barron's webpage and take quizlets for extra credit. Please have proof of your quiz/score.



Quizlets
Due Date: 9/16/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Quizlets -please go to Mr. Barron's webpage for the quizlets link.

Quizlet helps make flashcards and assists in different activities such as practice quizzes and tests. For practice, take the tests and complete some of the activities. I will offer extra credit each quarter for completed tests.

Parent signatures are required



Unit One TEST-European Explorers
Due Date: 9/9/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

 The following study guide will be what the test covers and students are supposed to write down these definitions and know them for each and every quiz,test,etc. Study guides will be posted each week well in avance of major assessments.

                     
Posthumous portrait of Christopher Columbus by
Sebastiano del Piombo. There are no known authentic portraits of Columbus.

1.   Columbus (who was Italian but was financed and given 3 ships by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain,) 1492-landed in the Caribbean all 4 voyages.

 

2.   Vasco da Gama was the Portuguese sailor given credit for finding this route to Asia via water. **He accomplished what Columbus wanted to do.

3.   Ferdinand Magellan -the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe; sailed from Spain-one of his 5 ships made it back to Spain-he is given credit for being the first to circumnavigate the globe.

4.   John Cabot- explorer from England who was the first European to “land” in North America.

5.   Amerigo Vespucci was a famous Italian navigator who has been credited world wide for the discovery of America. The continents of North and South America have been named after him.

6.James Cook- British explorer who “discovered” New Zealand, Australia, Easter Island, Hawaii. He passed between the North and South islands of New Zealand (through Cook Strait) and towards the coast of North America. His last stop was in February, 1779 at the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) where he was killed in a fight with islanders over the theft of a boat.

7.   John Cabot(known in Italian as Giovanni Caboto; c. 1450 – c. 1499) was an Italian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of parts of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is commonly held to have been the first European encounter with the mainland of North America since the Norse Vikings visits to Vinland in the eleventh century. The official position of the Canadian and United Kingdom governments is that he landed on the island of Newfoundland.

8.   Jacques Cartier-French navigator Jacques Cartier was born on December 31, 1491 in Saint-Malon, France, and was sent by King Francis I to the New World in search of riches and a new route to Asia in 1534. His exploration of the St. Lawrence River allowed France to lay claim to lands that would become Canada.

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Explorers project/brochure/booklet due
Due Date: 9/2/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Students had all week to work on a brochure about the major explorers; including taking notes. Students will also take a quiz on Thursday on the explorers. USE TEXT BOOK PGS. 52-64, HANDOUTS, AND OTHER NOTES TO COMPLETE PROJECT WITH THE FOLLOWING RUBRIC REQUIREMENTS:

Unit One Foldables/Booklet/Brochure Project-due Friday, September 2nd-mandatory-counts as test grade:Requirements: (make it colorful and creative)

1.         Definitions of major explorers/people: pgs. 52—64-text book

a.      Prince Henry the Navigator

b.      Bartholomeu Dias

c.       Vasco da Gama

d.      Christopher Columbus

e. Ferdinand Magellan

f. Jacques Cartier

g. Amerigo Vespucci

h. James Cook

i. John Cabot

j. Pedro Alvares Cabral

k. Giovanni da Verrazano

l. conquistadors, compass, astrolabe, ships, Christian cross symbols, gold, gems, silver, diamonds

M. TIMELINE FROM PGS 52-53

TITLE, NAME ON COVER

 

 The following study guide will be what the test covers and students are supposed to write down these definitions and know them for each and every quiz,test,etc. Study guides will be posted each week well in avance of major assessments.

                      Posthumous portrait of Christopher Columbus by Sebastiano del Piombo. There are no known authentic portraits of Columbus.

1.   Columbus (who was Italian but was financed and given 3 ships by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain,) 1492-landed in the Caribbean all 4 voyages.

 

2.   Vasco da Gama was the Portuguese sailor given credit for finding this route to Asia via water. **He accomplished what Columbus wanted to do.

3.   Ferdinand Magellan -the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe; sailed from Spain-one of his 5 ships made it back to Spain-he is given credit for being the first to circumnavigate the globe.

4.   John Cabot- explorer from England who was the first European to “land” in North America.

5.   Amerigo Vespucci was a famous Italian navigator who has been credited world wide for the discovery of America. The continents of North and South America have been named after him.

6.James Cook- British explorer who “discovered” New Zealand, Australia, Easter Island, Hawaii. He passed between the North and South islands of New Zealand (through Cook Strait) and towards the coast of North America. His last stop was in February, 1779 at the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) where he was killed in a fight with islanders over the theft of a boat.

7.   John Cabot(known in Italian as Giovanni Caboto; c. 1450 – c. 1499) was an Italian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of parts of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is commonly held to have been the first European encounter with the mainland of North America since the Norse Vikings visits to Vinland in the eleventh century. The official position of the Canadian and United Kingdom governments is that he landed on the island of Newfoundland.

8.   Jacques Cartier-French navigator Jacques Cartier was born on December 31, 1491 in Saint-Malon, France, and was sent by King Francis I to the New World in search of riches and a new route to Asia in 1534. His exploration of the St. Lawrence River allowed France to lay claim to lands that would become Canada.

9. Bartholomeu Dias

10. Peddro Cabral



classwork and homework
Due Date: 8/18/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

Students should have completed and have checked off the following assignments in a well organized ISN (notebook) daily/weekly.

All students will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

Bringing their text book and ISN's to class daily. Students should have all assignments completed before class and ready to be checked off. Such assignments will include: terms, definitions, hand outs, maps, graphic organizers, study guide notes, daily notes, power point notes, purple cow notes, exam study guides, etc. in addition-vocabulary crosswords, study guides, etc. handouts should have been completed and checked off.



NOTE BOOKS (ISN's) checked weekly
Due Date: 8/15/2016
Subject: 7th Grade Social Studies

All student work, definitions, questions, handouts, study guides, non-fiction writing prompts must be kept up to date and checked off either daily/weekly. All student work must be checked off by Friday of every week in order to give students credit and hold each student accountable for their own work/notebook/grades. The exceptions would be student absences, deaths of family, emergency situations. Students are still responsible for any and all work missed.