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DJHS -8th Grade World History Ancient India
Ganges & Indus
Asoka
35,000
Pataliputra
Most important rivers in India
considered to be the Mauryan dynasty's greatest king
population of ancient Indian cities
capital city
Ganges & Indus
Most important rivers in India
Asoka
considered to be the Mauryan dynasty's greatest king
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World History, ch. 8
assassinate
campaign
ambition
conqueror
to murder a leader or other important (prominent) person
a series of battles all aimed at one military end
the drive to become powerful, successful, or famous
a person who gains control by winning a war
assassinate
to murder a leader or other important (prominent) person
campaign
a series of battles all aimed at one military end
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Georgia World History Standard 8
Olmec
Mesoamerica
Andes Mountains
Mayan Civilization
The first Mesoamerican civilization. Between ca. 1200 and 400…
"Middle America" the region extending from modern-day Mexico…
The world's longest mountain chain, stretching along the west…
dominated southern Mexico and parts of Central American from…
Olmec
The first Mesoamerican civilization. Between ca. 1200 and 400…
Mesoamerica
"Middle America" the region extending from modern-day Mexico…
World History - Chapter 8
Plateau
Savannas
Sahel
Lake Victoria
Much of the sub-Saharan is a plateau
Dry Grasslands in Africa
Southern edge of desert; transition from desert to savannas
One of the worlds largest lakes
Plateau
Much of the sub-Saharan is a plateau
Savannas
Dry Grasslands in Africa
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World History 8 Chapter 5
republic
Roman senate
Law of Nations
Etruscans
a form of government in which the leader is not a monarch and…
a group of about 300 patricians who served for life
body of laws that was one of Rome's chief gifts to later gene…
people who influenced early Rome; launched a building project…
republic
a form of government in which the leader is not a monarch and…
Roman senate
a group of about 300 patricians who served for life
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World History Chapter 8
Franks
Charlemagne
Pepin the Short
Charles Martel
most powerful Germanic peoples
King under which the Frankish kingdom reached its peak; laid…
mayor of the palace who appealed to the pope and established…
mayor of the palace who defeated the Muslims at the Battle of…
Franks
most powerful Germanic peoples
Charlemagne
King under which the Frankish kingdom reached its peak; laid…
World History - Chapter 8
Shinto
Regent
Prince Shotoku
Embassy
The traditional religion of Japan, based on worship of and re…
A person who rules in place of an absent or underage monarch.
A regent who ruled Japan from A.D. 593 to 622 and brought ele…
An office of one country's government in another country.
Shinto
The traditional religion of Japan, based on worship of and re…
Regent
A person who rules in place of an absent or underage monarch.
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World History Chapter 8 Vocabulary
medieval
frontier
missi dominici
tithe
Referring to the middle ages, 500-1500 AD
sparsely populated, undeveloped area on the outskirts of civi…
Royal officials under Charlemagne who traveled around the cou…
10% given to church
medieval
Referring to the middle ages, 500-1500 AD
frontier
sparsely populated, undeveloped area on the outskirts of civi…
World History Unit 8 Review
cold war
containment
domino theory
Iron Curtain
a struggle over political differences carried on by means sho…
US's policy of stopping the spread of communism
idea that if one country fails to communism other surrounding…
Term used by Churchill in 1946 to describe the line between d…
cold war
a struggle over political differences carried on by means sho…
containment
US's policy of stopping the spread of communism
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History of the World 8.1
Pontius Pilate
Gentiles
Tiberius
Caligula
a Roman governor of Palestine who authorized the crucifixion…
non-Jews
who ruled during the time of Christ's crucifixion, resurrecti…
the insane emperor who was murdered by his bodyguards
Pontius Pilate
a Roman governor of Palestine who authorized the crucifixion…
Gentiles
non-Jews
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World History Chapter 8
Actium
Caesar Augustus
Constantine
Edict of Milan
Antony's fleet was defeated here by the fleet of Octavian
ruled Rome during the birth of Christ
the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity
edict that made Christianity a legal religion
Actium
Antony's fleet was defeated here by the fleet of Octavian
Caesar Augustus
ruled Rome during the birth of Christ
World History 8.1, World History 8.2, World History 8.3, World History 8.4
Myth
Fable
Tragedy
Ritual
A traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of…
A story meant to teach a lesson; a famous collection by (a) G…
A play or film in which characters fail to overcome serious p…
Words or actions that are part of a religious ceremony; Greek…
Myth
A traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of…
Fable
A story meant to teach a lesson; a famous collection by (a) G…
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History of the World 8.2
Constantine
Eusebius
Constantine
Policy of toleration
who emerged victorious among the four, but it was not until 3…
who was church history writer
Who was remembered as the first Christian emperor of the Roma…
what meant that it was no longer a crime to be a Christian.
Constantine
who emerged victorious among the four, but it was not until 3…
Eusebius
who was church history writer
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History of the World 8.3
395
Eastern Roman Empire
Germans
Ashkenaz
What year was the epire divided between two sons?
What was Byzantium sometimes called?
who were the greatest outside danger to the Western Roman Emp…
Germans were possibly descendants of Japheth's grandson whose…
395
What year was the epire divided between two sons?
Eastern Roman Empire
What was Byzantium sometimes called?
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History of the World Chapter 8
Jesus Christ
Pontius Pilate
Christians
Gentiles
For about 33 years the Son of God, lived on the earth as a hu…
A supreme ruler in Palestine and was a Roman governor
Followers of Christ. Who are they called?
These were non Jews.
Jesus Christ
For about 33 years the Son of God, lived on the earth as a hu…
Pontius Pilate
A supreme ruler in Palestine and was a Roman governor
World History - Lesson 8
Byzantium
Byzantine politics
the City
The strength and protection of Constan…
The Greek seaport, name changed to Constantinople, that gave…
Sneaky, cruel, mean, and nasty succession techniques -such as…
the capital of the Byzantine Empire, the greatest trading cen…
built on a peninsula... set of three walls... powerful navy ... restri…
Byzantium
The Greek seaport, name changed to Constantinople, that gave…
Byzantine politics
Sneaky, cruel, mean, and nasty succession techniques -such as…
Chapter 7 and 8 - World History
King Minos
Minoan
Mycenaeans
Tribe
King of Crete
Group of people, named after Minos - King of Crete
Group divided into tribes and clans
Number of clans with its own Chief
King Minos
King of Crete
Minoan
Group of people, named after Minos - King of Crete
World History - Vocabulary 8
feudalism
fief
knight
chivalry
Powerful local lords divided their large landholdings among t…
estate
A mounted warrior
Code of conduct for knights
feudalism
Powerful local lords divided their large landholdings among t…
fief
estate
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World History B 8
revolutionary leader in Cuba who overt…
Richard M Nixon
Daniel Ortega
Warsaw Pact
Fidel Castro
U.S. president who believed in realpolitik, and was the first…
Sandinista rebel leader who took control of Nicaragua in 1979
a military alliance formed in 1955 by the Soviet Union and se…
revolutionary leader in Cuba who overt…
Fidel Castro
Richard M Nixon
U.S. president who believed in realpolitik, and was the first…
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World History Chapter 8
conscription
mobilization
propaganda
trench warfare
military draft (p. 422)
the process of assembling troops and supplies and making them…
ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cau…
fighting from ditches protected by barbed wire, as in World W…
conscription
military draft (p. 422)
mobilization
the process of assembling troops and supplies and making them…
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AP World History #8
The Song Dynasty was founded by blank.
The Song Dynasty lasted from
China is credited with
China was reunified after?
Emperor Taizu
960 CE to 1279 CE
re-unifying China
a turbulent revolt that removed the Tang Dynasty from power
The Song Dynasty was founded by blank.
Emperor Taizu
The Song Dynasty lasted from
960 CE to 1279 CE
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My World History Chapter 8
representative democracy
citizenship
phalanx
direct democracy
A democracy where citizens elect other citizens to represent…
membership in a community that gives the person rights and re…
A military formation of foot soldiers armed with spears and s…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
representative democracy
A democracy where citizens elect other citizens to represent…
citizenship
membership in a community that gives the person rights and re…
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World History ch. 8
Saint Domingue
Toussaint Louverture
Napoleon Bonaparte
Haiti
This French colony was the first French Colony to free itself…
Leader of the Haitian revolution. He was part of the free mix…
French leader who sent 30,000 troops to Haiti to crush the sl…
Name given to Saint Domingue after it became independent. Mea…
Saint Domingue
This French colony was the first French Colony to free itself…
Toussaint Louverture
Leader of the Haitian revolution. He was part of the free mix…
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World History Unit 8
absolute monarch
divine right
boyar
westernization
Ruler with complete authority over the government and lives o…
Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from god.
Russian nobles
An adoption of the social, political, or economic institution…
absolute monarch
Ruler with complete authority over the government and lives o…
divine right
Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from god.
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World History 8-2
Holy Roman Empire
Henry I
Gregory VIi
Lay Investiture
Ruled vast lands from Germany to Italy
Crowned king of Germany
Pope
Under this practice a lay person who is not a member of the c…
Holy Roman Empire
Ruled vast lands from Germany to Italy
Henry I
Crowned king of Germany
World History Chapter 8
abacus
Acropolis
agora
ampitheater
a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually s…
A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city
market place
arena theater with rising tiers around a central open space
abacus
a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually s…
Acropolis
A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city
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WORLD HISTORY CH. 8
Sahara
savanna
animism
griot
the largest desert in Africa
flat, grassy plain
the belief that spirits are present in animals, plants, and o…
a West African storyteller
Sahara
the largest desert in Africa
savanna
flat, grassy plain
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World History Unit 8
Industrial Revolution
coal
water
steam engine
the shift from families making goods at home to goods being p…
found in large quantities in Great Britain, powered the Indus…
first form of energy that replaced human and animal power in…
harnessed the enormous power of coal energy
Industrial Revolution
the shift from families making goods at home to goods being p…
coal
found in large quantities in Great Britain, powered the Indus…
World History: Chapter 7 and 8
Mandate of Heaven
Confucian Philosophy
Han Dynasty
Important Chinese inventions
the Chinese (Zhou) theory that Heaven gives the king a mandat…
emphasized the respect for authority and fulfilling your role…
(202 BCE-220 CE) This dynasty continued the centralization of…
Paper, printing, gunpowder
Mandate of Heaven
the Chinese (Zhou) theory that Heaven gives the king a mandat…
Confucian Philosophy
emphasized the respect for authority and fulfilling your role…
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Modern World History Chapter 8
Miguel Hidalgo
Saint-Domingue
Toussaint L' Ouverture
Mulattos
He was a priest who issued the Grito de Dolores, a call for a…
(1659 - 1809) A French colony on the island of Hispaniola in…
He led a slave revolt that ended slavery on the island of His…
This term was used in Latin America to describe people of mix…
Miguel Hidalgo
He was a priest who issued the Grito de Dolores, a call for a…
Saint-Domingue
(1659 - 1809) A French colony on the island of Hispaniola in…
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Chapter 8 World History
Triple Alliance
Triple Entente
The Balkans
Propaganda
A military agreement between Germany, Austria-Hungry, and Italy
A military agreement between Britain, France, and Russia
[Serbia/Bosnia] Area in Eastern Europe annexed by Austria-Hun…
An informational campaign designed to influence public opinio…
Triple Alliance
A military agreement between Germany, Austria-Hungry, and Italy
Triple Entente
A military agreement between Britain, France, and Russia
World History U8
Industrial Revolution
enclosures
crop rotation
industrialization
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
fenced-in fields where landowners experimented with crops
The practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to…
The development of industries for the machine production of g…
Industrial Revolution
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
enclosures
fenced-in fields where landowners experimented with crops
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World history 8 Colin
Iranian revolution
Persian gulf war
Rwanda gulf war
Internet
refers to events involving the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynas…
Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion and occupati…
If we look at major historical events related to American for…
Internet definition. The global communication network that al…
Iranian revolution
refers to events involving the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynas…
Persian gulf war
Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion and occupati…
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World History Unit 8
Along what river did an early civiliza…
What id the name given to the group of…
Chung Kuo means:
A famous philosopher of ancient China…
Indus
Indo-European
Middle Kingdom
Confucius
Along what river did an early civiliza…
Indus
What id the name given to the group of…
Indo-European
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SEAS WORLD HISTORY CH. 8
pictographs
ancestor worship
physical features that contributed to…
Chinese civilization before the Shang…
drawings that represent a word or even a complete idea
practice of honoring the spirits of the dead such as setting…
Himalayas, Gobi Desert, and the Pacific Ocean
consisted of small farming villages along the Huang River
pictographs
drawings that represent a word or even a complete idea
ancestor worship
practice of honoring the spirits of the dead such as setting…
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World History 8 Chapter 4
heroic deeds in battle
Dark Age
Mycenae
Homer
The Mycenaeans were a group of people who prided themselves o…
The period after the collapse of the Mycenaean civilization
first Greek state
ancient Greek poet
heroic deeds in battle
The Mycenaeans were a group of people who prided themselves o…
Dark Age
The period after the collapse of the Mycenaean civilization
World History 8- Rome
Christianity
Latin
Byzantine Empire
Coliseum
Religion began in Rome
Base of Europes language
Created by many groups, became more Greek (Egyptians,Slavs, P…
60,000 people
Christianity
Religion began in Rome
Latin
Base of Europes language
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World History Chapter 8
753 B.C.
Pantheon
the law
republic
traditional date for the founding of Rome
most famous of Roman temples and an example of classic archit…
Rome's greatest contribution to civilization
representative form of civil government in which political po…
753 B.C.
traditional date for the founding of Rome
Pantheon
most famous of Roman temples and an example of classic archit…
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World History Unit 8
John F. Kennedy
Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini
NATO
Ho Chi Minh
the U.S. president during the early 1960s; during his adminis…
leader of Iran's conservative Muslims; returned to Iran from…
a defensive military alliance of ten western European nations…
a Vietnamese nationalist; turned to Communism for help in his…
John F. Kennedy
the U.S. president during the early 1960s; during his adminis…
Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini
leader of Iran's conservative Muslims; returned to Iran from…
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Homework Quiz #8 (World History)
Qur'an (Koran)
Prophet Muhammad
Mecca
Allah
Holy book of Islam. Composed of divine revelations made to th…
The founder of Islam, believed to be the last true prophet se…
Also called Makkah. City in western Arabia (in modern-day Sau…
God in Arabic
Qur'an (Koran)
Holy book of Islam. Composed of divine revelations made to th…
Prophet Muhammad
The founder of Islam, believed to be the last true prophet se…
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World History - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
William the Conqueror
Common law
Jury
King John
became Duke of Normandy at age 7 and later King of England in…
a legal system based on custom and court rulings
group of men sworn to speak the truth
son of Henry II, who lost many battles
William the Conqueror
became Duke of Normandy at age 7 and later King of England in…
Common law
a legal system based on custom and court rulings
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World History Vocab #8
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Gravity
Calculus
careful, step by step process used to confirm findings and to…
an unproved theory accepted for the purposes of explaining ce…
force that pulls objects in Earth's sphere to the center of E…
a branch of mathematics in which calculations are made using…
Scientific Method
careful, step by step process used to confirm findings and to…
Hypothesis
an unproved theory accepted for the purposes of explaining ce…
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World History - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
William the Conqueror
Common law
Jury
King John
became Duke of Normandy at age 7 and later King of England in…
a legal system based on custom and court rulings
group of men sworn to speak the truth
son of Henry II, who lost many battles
William the Conqueror
became Duke of Normandy at age 7 and later King of England in…
Common law
a legal system based on custom and court rulings
History: World Cultures 8
Bartolomeu Dias captained the first Eu…
England's trade representatives won th…
What was the structure of society in T…
Why did the English want to take contr…
Around the southern tip of Africa.
False.
emperor>shogun>daimyo>merchants
New Netherland separated England's northern and southern colo…
Bartolomeu Dias captained the first Eu…
Around the southern tip of Africa.
England's trade representatives won th…
False.
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World History Chapter 8
Benedict of Nursia
Petrine theory
Homage
fief
Who started one of the first western monasteries?
What theory states that Peter was the first pope?
What was the ceremony in which a man became a vassal and, thu…
What term means "a vassal's land"?
Benedict of Nursia
Who started one of the first western monasteries?
Petrine theory
What theory states that Peter was the first pope?
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World History Ch. 8
Shi Huangdi
Legalism
Liu Bang
Wudi
(259-210 BC) First Qin ruler of China; he built institutions…
a Chinese political philosophy that holds that the most effec…
(c.250-195 BC) First emperor of the Han dynasty in China; he…
(141-87 BC) Fifth emperor of the Han dynasty in China; he led…
Shi Huangdi
(259-210 BC) First Qin ruler of China; he built institutions…
Legalism
a Chinese political philosophy that holds that the most effec…
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World History Chapter 8
The Church
Clergy, Nobility, Peasants
Petrine Theory
Clovis
The institution at the heart of the Medieval Society
The 3 classes of people during the Middle Ages
The theory that Peter was the first pope and was give authori…
The man that united the Frankish tribes and became known as t…
The Church
The institution at the heart of the Medieval Society
Clergy, Nobility, Peasants
The 3 classes of people during the Middle Ages
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World History: 8.1
heavy soil, drought, or too much rain
not ideal; lots of hunting and fishing
Merovingian
Frankish
What were the main features of the physical environment of th…
How did the climate affect food production in western europe…
Charles Martel was the Carolingian Mayor of Palace to _______…
Charles Martel became a virtual ruler of what kingdom?
heavy soil, drought, or too much rain
What were the main features of the physical environment of th…
not ideal; lots of hunting and fishing
How did the climate affect food production in western europe…
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History Vocab World-8
Asylum Seeker
Brain Drain
Country of Destination
Country of Origin
A person who has moved across international borders in search…
A situation where a large amount of trained, educated or prof…
The country that a migrant is hoping to enter and relocate.
The home country of a migrant.
Asylum Seeker
A person who has moved across international borders in search…
Brain Drain
A situation where a large amount of trained, educated or prof…
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Chapter 8: World History
William the Conqueror
Common Law
Jury
King John
Became the king of england on Christmas day 1066.
A legal system based on custom and court rulings.
Group of men sworn to speak the truth.
The son of Henry II, who was a clever, cruel, and untrustwort…
William the Conqueror
Became the king of england on Christmas day 1066.
Common Law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings.
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