history revision

What does poverty mean?
Lack of possessions or money.
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What is relative property?
Someone who has money,food and shelter but not the latest gadgets e.g. an iphone
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What is absolute poverty?
Someone who has completely nothing.
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What is medieval?
The period in History where society was divided into classes.
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What does Renaissance mean?
The rebirth of society.
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What is a slum?
A house where people had to share and there were no sewage.
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What is a slaver?
The master who owned the slave.
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What are human rights?
The basic rights and freedom that belong to every human being.
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What is segregation?
A system which meant black people had to live separately from white.
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What is abolition?
To ban something.
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What is an amendment?
A minor change done to improve something.
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What is a constitution?
Fundamental principles established according to which a state is to be governed.
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What does colony mean?
A group of people that settle in a new country.
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When did Denmark abolish slavery? When did Britain abolish slavery? When did America abolish slavery?
Denmark=1803. Britain=1833. America=1861-1865.
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What year was the start of the Medieval period?
1066-1485.
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What era was The great plague?
1665.
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What happened in 1492?
African slaves started to appear in Italy, Spain, Southern France and Portugal.
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When was the start of the European slave trade?
1441. In 1444 Lancarote de Freites, a tax collector in Lagos created a company to trade with Africa.
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What year did Liverpool join in the slave trade?
1700-was a small sea port with a population of 5000. 1709-They set out on their first voyage.
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When was the American Civil war?
Was from 1861-1865
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My history revision for year 8 to help with definitions and key dates as well as important factors to understand.

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