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Historical Understandings To play the game, go to the next slide and click on an point value to go to a question. To go to final Wrap-Up click on Final Wrap-Up at the bottom of the main screen.
Exploration and Colonization Languages Military Engagements PeopleVocabularyReligions
Team 1Team 2Team 3Team 4 Team 5 Wager board
What country led the world in sea exploration in the 15th Century?
Portugal score board
What country sponsored the voyages of Christopher Columbus?
Spain score board
By the 15th Century what two Italian cities dominated the trade routes from Asia to Europe?
Genoa and Venice score board
How did the Crusades impact exploration?
It increased the desire of Europeans for new products and trade routes. scoreboard
What two Indian civilizations were conquered by the Spanish conquistadors?
Aztecs and Incas score board
What is the largest of the three language groups found in Europe?
Germanic score board
How many “official” languages are in the European Union?
23 score board
What alphabet is used to write Russian?
Cyrillic score board
What are the main three language groups in Europe?
Germanic, Romance, Slavic score board
What three romance languages are found in southern and western Europe?
French, Italian, Spanish score board
What is the oldest of the three major religions found in Europe?
Judaism score board
Which is the fastest growing religion in Europe?
Islam score board
What are the three major religions found in Europe?
Judaism, Islam, Christianity score board
Who was the founder of Islam?
Muhammad score board
What are the three major groups of Christianity?
Eastern Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Protestant score board
What was the name of the period of distrust between the United States and Soviet Union called?
Cold War score board
What war resulted in the Russian Revolution of 1917?
World War I score board
What war is associated with the Holocaust?
World War II score board
What three countries initially made up the Allied Powers in World War I?
Britain, France, Russia score board
What was the largest country created from the breakup of the Soviet Union?
Russia score board
What explorer discovered the Cape of Good Hope?
Bartolomeu Dias score board
What son of the king of Portugal supported advancements in mapmaking and navigation?
Prince Henry score board
Who was the leader of a Communist revolt in Russia?
Vladimir Lenin score board
Who was the leader of Germany during World War II?
Adolf Hitler score board
Who was the first European to sail around the Cape of Good Hope to India?
Vasco da Gama score board
What is another name for mapmaking?
Cartography score board
What word means the love of one’s country?
Nationalism score board
What term describes an early 20th century Russian ruler?
Czar score board
What term describes the use of strong armies and threats of war?
Militarism score board
What term describes the killing of a race of people?
Genocide score board
Make your wager on the scoreboard scoreFinal Question
What organization was founded by the United States, Canada, and western European nations to protect them from a nuclear war?
N.A.T.O. (North American Treaty Organization) score board