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10 terms
WC vocabulary
domestic
Flora and Fauna
communism
illicit
in your country
plants and animals
government controls all
illegal, wrong
domestic
in your country
Flora and Fauna
plants and animals
WC Intro to WC Vocabulary
Population
Exponential Growth
Linear Growth
AD and BC
all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country... t…
growth whose rate becomes ever more rapid in proportion to th…
grows by the same amount in each step... increases in a straigh…
anno Domini - "in the year of our Lord" ... before Christ ... the…
Population
all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country... t…
Exponential Growth
growth whose rate becomes ever more rapid in proportion to th…
WC Vocabulary
Agriculture
Cuneiform
Metallurgy
Artisan
basically a fancy word for the area of farming
earliest form of pictographic writing
the art of working with metals
a person specialized in a specific craft
Agriculture
basically a fancy word for the area of farming
Cuneiform
earliest form of pictographic writing
10 terms
WC vocabulary
Historians
Civilization
Influence
Tributaries
an expert in or student of history, especially that of a part…
the stage of human social development and organization that i…
the capacity to have an effect on the character, development,…
a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake.
Historians
an expert in or student of history, especially that of a part…
Civilization
the stage of human social development and organization that i…
34 terms
WC Vocabulary
Subcontinent
Jute
Ghat
Monsoon
Large land mass that is smaller than a continent
A plant used to make twine and burlap
Stepped embankment
Seasonal wind that dominates the climate of South Asia
Subcontinent
Large land mass that is smaller than a continent
Jute
A plant used to make twine and burlap
Vocabulary WC
Mesopotamia
Fertile crescent
Palestine
Babylonia
Ancient region in the eastern meditteranian enclosed by the z…
Crescent shaped region containing the fertile and rich land o…
Territory in the middle eastern next to the Mediterranean Sea…
In central southern Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
Ancient region in the eastern meditteranian enclosed by the z…
Fertile crescent
Crescent shaped region containing the fertile and rich land o…
WC Vocabulary
Ashram
Atman
Avatar
Bhagavad-Gita
A place where devotees live, often the house of guru. It can…
"The embodied self" the part of you that is real, not your bo…
a manifestation of a god in an earthly form, usually that of…
the section of the Mahabharata in which Krishna reveals himse…
Ashram
A place where devotees live, often the house of guru. It can…
Atman
"The embodied self" the part of you that is real, not your bo…
wc vocabulary
1. Loess
2. Middle Kingdom
3. Ideograph
4. Mandate of Heaven
yellow-brown soil found in the Huang He river valley
term used by the Chinese to describe the Chinese Empire: orig…
Chinese symbols used to express concepts like cat, rope, jeal…
a political theory of ancient China in which those in power w…
1. Loess
yellow-brown soil found in the Huang He river valley
2. Middle Kingdom
term used by the Chinese to describe the Chinese Empire: orig…
11 terms
vocabulary WC
Abolition
blockade
boycott
colonialism
prohibition or formally get rid of. ... British were the first o…
prevention of transportation; disrupt trade
abstain from buying or using.... Africans used boycotts to resis…
acquisition and exploitation of a territory by a foreign powe…
Abolition
prohibition or formally get rid of. ... British were the first o…
blockade
prevention of transportation; disrupt trade
12 terms
Vocabulary WC
Radical
Red Guard
Free enterprise system
Gross domestic product
Extreme
Groups of students who carried out Mao Zedong's policies duri…
An economic system in which people can choose their own jobs,…
The total value of all goods and services produced in an econ…
Radical
Extreme
Red Guard
Groups of students who carried out Mao Zedong's policies duri…
WC vocabulary
Geography
Cardinal Direction
Latitude
Longitude
The study of Earth
North, South, East, West
The distance north or south of the equator, measured in units…
The distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in…
Geography
The study of Earth
Cardinal Direction
North, South, East, West
Vocabulary wc
Ecnomic indcator
GPD
Per capita income
Literacy
Data that helps to show the ecnomic condition of a country
The total value of all the goods and services produced in all…
The amount of money people in a country divided by the number…
The ability to read a write
Ecnomic indcator
Data that helps to show the ecnomic condition of a country
GPD
The total value of all the goods and services produced in all…
WC vocabulary
Feudalism
Middle Ages
Noble
Serf
A social & economic way of organizing society based on land f…
A period in European history between 500 and 1500
A member of a ruling family or someone of high rank. Often ca…
In the Middle Ages, a person who was bound to work on a noble…
Feudalism
A social & economic way of organizing society based on land f…
Middle Ages
A period in European history between 500 and 1500
10 terms
Wc vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Plebeian
Tribune
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
In ancient Rome a member of the wealthy privileged upper-class
In ancient Rome one of the common farmers artisans and mercha…
In ancient Rome an official elected by the plebeians to prote…
Republic
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
Patrician
In ancient Rome a member of the wealthy privileged upper-class
76 terms
5th - WC England's Golden Age
Glorious Revolution
aristocrat
Bubonic Plague
Cavaliers
1688 - King James II of England gave up the throne and Willia…
a member of the upper or noble class
a deadly disease spread by the fleas on infected rats
a group who was loyal and in favor of the King of England, Ki…
Glorious Revolution
1688 - King James II of England gave up the throne and Willia…
aristocrat
a member of the upper or noble class
WC Vocabulary
Abscess
ABI (ankle/brachial=ratio)
Autolysis
Cellulitis
a cavity w/ pus, inflammed, localized
ankle/brachial index- a test to determine pres/absence of art…
body's ability to break down necrotic tissue
diffuse, acute infection of skin
Abscess
a cavity w/ pus, inflammed, localized
ABI (ankle/brachial=ratio)
ankle/brachial index- a test to determine pres/absence of art…
10 terms
Science heart WCS 5th grade
Circulatory system
Pulse
The aorta
A blood vessel
Moves blood through the body to deliver nutritions and oxygen…
a rhythmic throbbing of s... arteries you can feel on your wrist…
A large artery leaving the left ventricle of the heart
Is a that carries blood through the body
Circulatory system
Moves blood through the body to deliver nutritions and oxygen…
Pulse
a rhythmic throbbing of s... arteries you can feel on your wrist…
10 terms
Vocabulary wc. 8/28
wetlands
species
climate
environment
wet, swampy areas
a kind of animal or plant
usual weather in a place
a natural place
wetlands
wet, swampy areas
species
a kind of animal or plant
25 terms
WC Exam Vocabulary
diplomacy
guerilla
embargo
regime
keeping peace between countries
a member of a small independent group taking part in irregula…
an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a…
rule, typically authoritarian (strict)
diplomacy
keeping peace between countries
guerilla
a member of a small independent group taking part in irregula…
30 terms
Chapter 5 WC vocabulary
Crete
Minoan
Mycenaean
Homer
A large isalnd o the southern edge of the aegean sea
The first civilization ever found in Greece
Indo-European person who settled on the mainland around 2000B.C
The greatest storyteller was a blind man
Crete
A large isalnd o the southern edge of the aegean sea
Minoan
The first civilization ever found in Greece
25 terms
WC Exam Vocabulary
guerilla warfare
embargo
regime
communism
the use of hit-and-run tactics by small, mobile groups of irr…
an order of a government prohibiting the movement of merchant…
a mode or system of rule or government
a system of social organization in which all economic and soc…
guerilla warfare
the use of hit-and-run tactics by small, mobile groups of irr…
embargo
an order of a government prohibiting the movement of merchant…
14 terms
Chapter 6 WC vocabulary
Etruscans
Republic
Patrician
Plebian
A native of ancient Etruria
A form of government in which power rests with citizens who h…
In Ancient Rome, a member of the wealthy, privileged upper cl…
In Ancient Rome, one of the common farmers, artisans, and mer…
Etruscans
A native of ancient Etruria
Republic
A form of government in which power rests with citizens who h…
29 terms
WC Exam Vocabulary
diplomacy (diplomatic)
guerilla
embargo
regime
the profession, activity, or skill of managing international…
a member of a band of irregular soldiers that uses guerrilla…
an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a…
a government, especially an authoritarian one
diplomacy (diplomatic)
the profession, activity, or skill of managing international…
guerilla
a member of a band of irregular soldiers that uses guerrilla…
8 terms
Vocabulary wc 9.26.16
celebrate
courage
disappointment
precious
do something special for an important event
bravery in a difficult situation
feeling of sadness because something is not as good as expected
very valuable to a person
celebrate
do something special for an important event
courage
bravery in a difficult situation
WC Africa Vocabulary
Refers to the legalized seperation of…
Takes place between political factions…
Becoming a desert
Dictator
Apartheid
Civil War
Desertification
An individual who controls an authoritarian form of government.
Refers to the legalized seperation of…
Apartheid
Takes place between political factions…
Civil War
WC chapter 1 vocabulary
Annulled
Council of Trent
Counter-Reformation
Humanism
Declared invalid based on church laws.
A meeting of church leaders in the 1500s whose purpose was to…
The Catholic Churches series of reforms in response to the sp…
An intellectual movement during the Renaissance that focused…
Annulled
Declared invalid based on church laws.
Council of Trent
A meeting of church leaders in the 1500s whose purpose was to…
8 terms
WC Vocabulary words
Geometric boundaries
Infrastructure
Mosque
embargo
Which often follow straight lines and don't account for natur…
Basic urban necessities such as streets and utilities
A house of worship where Muslims pray
A ban on trade on oil when it became angered over the Arab-Is…
Geometric boundaries
Which often follow straight lines and don't account for natur…
Infrastructure
Basic urban necessities such as streets and utilities
10 terms
Chapter 4 WC Vocabulary
Standard of living
Beethoven
Marconi
Stock
Ensure of the quality and availability of necessities and com…
romantic composer who took a advantage
Invented the radio
Shares of ownership in a corporation
Standard of living
Ensure of the quality and availability of necessities and com…
Beethoven
romantic composer who took a advantage
18 terms
WC (Chapter 18) Vocabulary
natural laws
social contract
natural rights
philosophe
laws that govern human nature
an agreement by which they gave up the state of nature for an…
rights that belonged to all humans from birth; include the ri…
"lovers of wisdom"
natural laws
laws that govern human nature
social contract
an agreement by which they gave up the state of nature for an…
32 terms
WC Unit 1 Vocabulary
Geography
Location
Latitude
Longitude
the study of where people, places, and things are located.
position on Earth's surface
distances north or south of the equator
distances east or west of the equator
Geography
the study of where people, places, and things are located.
Location
position on Earth's surface
10 terms
WC Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Nicholas and Alexandra
Gregory Rasputin
Bolsheviks
Leon Trotsky
czars
Russian peasant
members of Russian working party
founder of Red Army
Nicholas and Alexandra
czars
Gregory Rasputin
Russian peasant
10 terms
WC Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Diet
Zaibatsu
Homogeneous society
Emilio Aguinaldo
legislature
powerful banking and industrial families
common culture and language
Led Filipines that battled American forces
Diet
legislature
Zaibatsu
powerful banking and industrial families
25 terms
WC Vocabulary Unit 1
Culture
Democracy
Dictatorship
Diffusion
Things that make up a people's entrire way of life
A form of Government in which the people have Supreme Power
Form of Government in which a ruler holds power by force
Movement of customs and ideas from one place to another
Culture
Things that make up a people's entrire way of life
Democracy
A form of Government in which the people have Supreme Power
11 terms
WC vocabulary ch21
Enlightenment
Secular
Voltaire
Salon
The use of reason in guiding peoples thoghts about philosophy…
Non religious
Mocked government and religion in his righting
A social gathering held to discuss ideas
Enlightenment
The use of reason in guiding peoples thoghts about philosophy…
Secular
Non religious
25 terms
Unit 10 Vocabulary WC
Commodity Chain
GNP (Gross National Product)
GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
GNI (Gross National Income)
A series of the role of links connecting the many places of p…
A measure of the total value of the officially recorded goods…
Encompasses only goods and services produced within a country…
Monetary worth of what what is produced within a country plus…
Commodity Chain
A series of the role of links connecting the many places of p…
GNP (Gross National Product)
A measure of the total value of the officially recorded goods…
14 terms
WC Chapter 20 Vocabulary
Anesthetic
enclosure
smelt
capital
drug that prevents pain during surgery
the process of taking over and fencing off land formerly shar…
separate iron from its ore
wealth to invest in enterprises
Anesthetic
drug that prevents pain during surgery
enclosure
the process of taking over and fencing off land formerly shar…
10 terms
Unit 1 Vocabulary - WC
Specialization
Republic
Dictator
Chronological
Making or becoming specialized or a worker focuses on one thing
A type of government were the leaders are elected by the people
Ruler who has complete control over a government in Rome a le…
Arranged in the order that things happened or came to be
Specialization
Making or becoming specialized or a worker focuses on one thing
Republic
A type of government were the leaders are elected by the people
9 terms
Chap 6 vocabulary WC
Cultural diversity
Cultural exchange
Ethnic groups
Religious diversity
A wide variety of cultures
Groups trade different ways of doing things
People who share language, history and culture
A variety of religious faiths coexisting in a single region
Cultural diversity
A wide variety of cultures
Cultural exchange
Groups trade different ways of doing things
22 terms
WC Chapter 17 Vocabulary
Renaissance
de Medici
Baldassarre Castiglione & "The Courtier"
Donatello
This movement that started in Italy caused an explosion of cr…
Since the late 1200s, the city-state of Florence had a republ…
He wrote a book called The Courtier (1528) that taught how to…
Made sculpture more realistic by carving natural postures and…
Renaissance
This movement that started in Italy caused an explosion of cr…
de Medici
Since the late 1200s, the city-state of Florence had a republ…
WC - Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Ptolemaic
Plutarch
Polis
Persian War
Egypt
Historian who wrote about Alexander the Great
Community of free persons
Sparta/Athens versus Persians
Ptolemaic
Egypt
Plutarch
Historian who wrote about Alexander the Great
WC Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Medieval
Frontiers
Missi Dominici
Curriculum
Referring to the Middle Ages in Europe or the period of histo…
Sparsely populated, undeveloped areas on the outskirts of civ…
Agents of Emperor Charlemagne who traveled throughout the emp…
Formal course of study
Medieval
Referring to the Middle Ages in Europe or the period of histo…
Frontiers
Sparsely populated, undeveloped areas on the outskirts of civ…
19 terms
Chapter 3 WC Vocabulary
Akhnaton
Liturgical
Ra
Osiris
14th century BCE Egyptian ruler who attempted to introduce mo…
Using or favoring the use of liturgy
The universal of who subsumed and incorporated all others
Chief Egyptian God, ruler of the underworld
Akhnaton
14th century BCE Egyptian ruler who attempted to introduce mo…
Liturgical
Using or favoring the use of liturgy
21 terms
WC Unit 2 Vocabulary Words
Limited Government
Unlimited Government
Capitalism
Socialism
A government in which the powers of the leaders are limited.…
A government in which the powers of the leaders are unlimited…
In this economic system, Capitalism uses four characteristics…
In this economic system the government functions as a democra…
Limited Government
A government in which the powers of the leaders are limited.…
Unlimited Government
A government in which the powers of the leaders are unlimited…
10 terms
WC Chapter 14 Vocabulary
allies
pacifism
militarism
entene
signing an agreement with another country
opposition to all war
glorification of the military
non-binding agreement to follow common policies
allies
signing an agreement with another country
pacifism
opposition to all war
13 terms
Unit 9 WC Vocabulary
Urban Morphology
Agricultural Surplus
Social Stratification
Mesopotamia
A city's layout; its physical form and structure
When there is enough food for people so that everyone does no…
One of two components, together with agricultural surplus, wh…
10,000 - 15,000, between Tigris and Uphrates Rivers, characte…
Urban Morphology
A city's layout; its physical form and structure
Agricultural Surplus
When there is enough food for people so that everyone does no…
21 terms
WC Ch.19 Vocabulary
Marco Polo
Renaissance
humanism
Dante Alighieri
remarkable man from Venice,traveled from Europe to China,spen…
means "rebirth" and refers to the period that followed Europe…
the study of history, literature, public speaking, and art th…
Wrote in Italian, which was the common language of the people…
Marco Polo
remarkable man from Venice,traveled from Europe to China,spen…
Renaissance
means "rebirth" and refers to the period that followed Europe…
28 terms
WC 01 - Ancient Greece: Vocabulary
Tyrant
Direct Democracy
Logic
Hubris
A strong man who seized power by force and claimed to rule fo…
the type of governing system where all people vote directly o…
the process of making inferences
great pride
Tyrant
A strong man who seized power by force and claimed to rule fo…
Direct Democracy
the type of governing system where all people vote directly o…
14 terms
WC (Chapter 19) Vocabulary
bourgeoisie
deficit spending
faction
émigré
middle class
a government's spending more money than it takes in
small group
nobles, clergy, and others who had fled France and its revolu…
bourgeoisie
middle class
deficit spending
a government's spending more money than it takes in
Chapter 5 Vocabulary WC
Myth
Oracle
Epic
Fable
Traditional stories about Greek gods and hero's.
A scarced shrine where a priest spoke for a god or goddess.
A long poem that tells about heroic deeds.
A short tell that teaches a lesson.
Myth
Traditional stories about Greek gods and hero's.
Oracle
A scarced shrine where a priest spoke for a god or goddess.
WC Midterm Vocabulary
Map Scale
Map Key
Compass Rose
Hemispheres
Shows the relative size of things on a map in comparison to t…
The explanation of a map's symbols
A symbol on a map wich shows directions
The two halves of the earth
Map Scale
Shows the relative size of things on a map in comparison to t…
Map Key
The explanation of a map's symbols
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