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Ancient History Chapter 1
artifact
prehistory
fossil
oral tradition
an object made or used by people in the past
before written history
the remains or imprints of a human, animal, plant, or insect
the stories, myths, and legends passed passed on by word of m…
artifact
an object made or used by people in the past
prehistory
before written history
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Ancient History Ch 2
Mesopotamia
Sumer
System of City-States
Cuneiform
part of the Fertile Crescent.
located in the SE corner of the fertile crescent, oldest know…
every Sumerian city (before the Akkadians took over) was an i…
wedge shaped Sumerian writing.
Mesopotamia
part of the Fertile Crescent.
Sumer
located in the SE corner of the fertile crescent, oldest know…
24 terms
Ancient History Ch 1
Fossils
2 major explanations about the Earth's…
It is not possible to determine by sci…
Charles Darwin
traces of animals or plants that have been preserved in the e…
Special Creation and Evolution
Whether the evolutionist or creationist model is correct.
wrote the Origin of Species by Natural Selection in 1859.
Fossils
traces of animals or plants that have been preserved in the e…
2 major explanations about the Earth's…
Special Creation and Evolution
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Ancient History
Herodotus
Hesiod
Ovid
Virgil
Greek, Halicarnassus, 484-424 B.C.E, The Histories (Io, Alexa…
Greek, 750-650 B.C.E (contemporary of Homer), Theogony (Gaia,…
Roman poet, 43 B.C.E-17/18 AD, Metamorphoses (Augustan poet)
Roman poet, 70-19 B.C.E, Aeneid.
Herodotus
Greek, Halicarnassus, 484-424 B.C.E, The Histories (Io, Alexa…
Hesiod
Greek, 750-650 B.C.E (contemporary of Homer), Theogony (Gaia,…
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Ancient History vocabulary
Aqueducts
Epigrapher
Stratum
Stratigraphy
a bridge or viaduct carrying a waterway over a valley or othe…
someone who studies inscriptions or epigraphs as writing
a layer or a series of layers of rock in the ground.
The study of strata or layers - the order/principle that the…
Aqueducts
a bridge or viaduct carrying a waterway over a valley or othe…
Epigrapher
someone who studies inscriptions or epigraphs as writing
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Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Euclid
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
famous for writing the world's first geometry textbook
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
Pericles
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
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Ancient history chapter 1
era
archaeology
artifact
palentology
blocks of time into which historians divide time
study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
Any object made by humans, especially those from an earlier t…
study of fossils
era
blocks of time into which historians divide time
archaeology
study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
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Ancient History
Confluence
Fertile Crescent
Neolithic Revolution
Trade
The connection of two rivers.
The land around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the Middle…
When humans learned how to: farm (agriculture), domesticate a…
Exchanging items; often the foundations for an economy
Confluence
The connection of two rivers.
Fertile Crescent
The land around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the Middle…
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Ancient World History
ancestor
ancient
artifact
artisan
a person from whom one is descended
very old, from a long time past
any object made by human beings
a craftsperson
ancestor
a person from whom one is descended
ancient
very old, from a long time past
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Ancient history
Celts
Acropolis
Agora
Colonies
Pre-Roman inhabitants of the north and centre of the Iberian…
Area of an anciente Greek town with the most important buildi…
square in an ancient Greek town.
Territories forming part of an empire.
Celts
Pre-Roman inhabitants of the north and centre of the Iberian…
Acropolis
Area of an anciente Greek town with the most important buildi…
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Ancient History: Chapter 1
Nomad
Hunter-gatherer
Neolithic Revolution
Slash-and-burn farming
a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
a member of a nomadic group whose food supply depends on hunt…
the major change in human life caused by the beginnings of fa…
a farming method in which people clear fields by cutting and…
Nomad
a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
Hunter-gatherer
a member of a nomadic group whose food supply depends on hunt…
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Ancient History
Hippocrates
Romulus and Remus
Aesop
TUTANKHAMEN
(400 BCE) Greek physician. He is considered to be the father…
Legend says they are twin sons that found Rome and were raise…
Greek slave in 500 bc made up his now famous fables- in most…
A pharaoh, or king of Egypt, who lived about 1400 B.C. His re…
Hippocrates
(400 BCE) Greek physician. He is considered to be the father…
Romulus and Remus
Legend says they are twin sons that found Rome and were raise…
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World History Ancient Rome
Republic
patrician
plebeian
consul
n. a type of government in which citizens select their leaders
n. a member of a wealthy family in the ancient Roman Republic
n. an ordinary citizen in the ancient Roman Republic
n. an elected official who led the Roman Republic - there wer…
Republic
n. a type of government in which citizens select their leaders
patrician
n. a member of a wealthy family in the ancient Roman Republic
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Ancient World History Review
Daoism
Laozi
Legalism
Shi Huangdi
philosophy that focuses on keeping a balance of opposites wit…
the most famous Daoist teacher
belief that people are bad by nature and need to be controlled
he gave himself the title of first emperor and ruled with str…
Daoism
philosophy that focuses on keeping a balance of opposites wit…
Laozi
the most famous Daoist teacher
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Ancient History
Sumer (ancient civilization)
Egypt (ancient civilization)
The Indus Valley
Early empires
Used the first known writing system; record of their myths an…
Egyptians settled on villages on the banks of the Nile river;…
Unified culture of luxury and refinement; no national governm…
Strong military, centralized government, control and standard…
Sumer (ancient civilization)
Used the first known writing system; record of their myths an…
Egypt (ancient civilization)
Egyptians settled on villages on the banks of the Nile river;…
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ancient history lesson 3
domesticating
division of labor
fossils
jericho
training an ox to pull or plow
different people doing different jobs, based on each persons…
the remains of once living things
walled village in southwestern asia
domesticating
training an ox to pull or plow
division of labor
different people doing different jobs, based on each persons…
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Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Euclid
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
famous for writing the world's first geometry textbook
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
Pericles
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
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Ancient World History
ancestor
ancient
artifact
artisan
people who come before us
occurring before 500 AD
an object made by a person
a person who makes useful, often beautiful, objects for every…
ancestor
people who come before us
ancient
occurring before 500 AD
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Ancient History Chapter 2: Ancient Egypt
Egypt's natural barriers
Kings Menes
dynasty
pharoh
gave Egyptians a sense of protection and safety
united Upper and Lower Egypt
a family of rulers whose right to rule is passed on within th…
monarch of the Old Kingdom of Egypt that had unlimited power
Egypt's natural barriers
gave Egyptians a sense of protection and safety
Kings Menes
united Upper and Lower Egypt
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Ancient History
ancient
culture
archaeloogist
century
100 YEARS
ancient
culture
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Ancient History 3
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Fertile Crescent
Catal Hoyuk
term means Old Stone Age... (750,000 BCE - 10,000 B.C.E.) Old St…
(10,000 BCE - 5000 BCE) New Stone Age. A period of time in hu…
A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland found between the T…
a Neolithic town discovered in central Turkey
Paleolithic Age
term means Old Stone Age... (750,000 BCE - 10,000 B.C.E.) Old St…
Neolithic Age
(10,000 BCE - 5000 BCE) New Stone Age. A period of time in hu…
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Ancient History: Chapter 3
Fertile Crescent
permanent
Neolithic Age
to enable
an arc-shaped region in Southwest Asia, with rich soil
lasting or continuing for a very long time or forever
the later part of the Stone Age, called the New Stone Age, la…
to provide the means or ability to do something
Fertile Crescent
an arc-shaped region in Southwest Asia, with rich soil
permanent
lasting or continuing for a very long time or forever
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Ancient History Maps
Mediterranean
Black Sea
Caspian Sea
Persian Gulf
The #1 sea is ___
The #2 sea is ___
The #3 sea is ___
The #4 sea is ___
Mediterranean
The #1 sea is ___
Black Sea
The #2 sea is ___
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Ancient history Economics
economics
resources
labor
capital
Study of how societies decide what to produce, how to produce…
anything that is used to produce goods or services
Human effort directed toward producing goods and services
An economic system based on private property and free enterpr…
economics
Study of how societies decide what to produce, how to produce…
resources
anything that is used to produce goods or services
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Vocabulary Ancient History
Radiant
Fashioned
Serpentine
Towering
Shining or giving off light; beaming, as with joy or energy
Make, build, or shape
twisting and turning
reaching a height above others
Radiant
Shining or giving off light; beaming, as with joy or energy
Fashioned
Make, build, or shape
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Ancient History Ch 3
Ahmose l
Nationalism
Hatshepsut
Subsidies
He freed Egypt from domination by the Hyksos
a great love of a country and a desire to be free of foreign…
The only woman to reign as pharaoh over Egypt
Government payments to support certain activities
Ahmose l
He freed Egypt from domination by the Hyksos
Nationalism
a great love of a country and a desire to be free of foreign…
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Ancient History Ch 5
Reincarnation
Upanishads
Rajah
Ahura Mazda
Heart of Hinduism. Belief that a person's soul goes into a di…
A group of writings about Hindu ideas.
A ruler in India
The god of the Persians.
Reincarnation
Heart of Hinduism. Belief that a person's soul goes into a di…
Upanishads
A group of writings about Hindu ideas.
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Ancient History (ancient greek)
Aphrodite
Persephone
*Athena
Hephastus
Goddess of love and beauty
Daughter of Demeter
Goddess of wisdom, from the head of Zeus
Blacksmith,metalsmith,fire (God)
Aphrodite
Goddess of love and beauty
Persephone
Daughter of Demeter
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Kohler History Ancient China
Yellow River
Dynasty
Oracle Bone
Pictograph
River in China
Power passed down from generation to generation
artifact from the Shang Dynasty that is the earliest example…
a symbol that stands for an object
Yellow River
River in China
Dynasty
Power passed down from generation to generation
5 terms
Ancient history
Mesopotamia
Fertile cresent
Silt
Frenzy
Mesopotamia
Fertile cresent
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Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Ancient World History
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Ancient Greece
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
Ancient World History
Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
5 terms
Ancient History
Agriculture
Hunting / Gathering
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age
The art and science of producing food from the land and tendi…
When it means hunting it means when people hunt for food whic…
Old Stone Age. A period of time in human history characterize…
'' New Stone Age '', About 10,000 years ago marked by advance…
Agriculture
The art and science of producing food from the land and tendi…
Hunting / Gathering
When it means hunting it means when people hunt for food whic…
30 terms
Ancient History
Jean Champollion
Ra
Hyksos
Mut
Translated the Rosetta Stone
Sun God
Invaders who ended the Middle Kingdom
Wife of Amun
Jean Champollion
Translated the Rosetta Stone
Ra
Sun God
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Ancient history
Wizard
Sword
Wand
shield
he is not what you think
A good companion in war
wizard D!$&
Protective from people's companion of death
Wizard
he is not what you think
Sword
A good companion in war
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ANcient History
Prediction
Cave filled with paintings and carvings
Archeologists
Geographers
What is a hypothesis
What was discovered by teenage bays in Lascaux, France
study human made artifacts
study human made or naturally made features
Prediction
What is a hypothesis
Cave filled with paintings and carvings
What was discovered by teenage bays in Lascaux, France
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Ancient history
scribe
archaeolgist
decade
century
a professional copyist of manuscripts and documents, especial…
the scientific study of materials remains past life, old things
a period of decline, as in morals
a period of one hundred years
scribe
a professional copyist of manuscripts and documents, especial…
archaeolgist
the scientific study of materials remains past life, old things
26 terms
Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Ancient World History
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Ancient Greece
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
Ancient World History
Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
8 terms
Ancient History
Stelae
Nobility
Rupublic
Dictator
Tall monuments made out of stone that honer someone or someth…
A class of people who have more privilege, wealth or power in…
A type of government were people elect their own government.
Someone who has total power over the government.
Stelae
Tall monuments made out of stone that honer someone or someth…
Nobility
A class of people who have more privilege, wealth or power in…
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Ancient History 6th Grade
city-state
Babylonia
Mesopotamia
cuneiform
An independent city, sometimes walled, and often including th…
The kingdom ruled by Hammurabi. It included a number of city-…
A region in the Middle East that included modern-day Iraq and…
A kind of writing used in Sumer and Babylonia. Letters were c…
city-state
An independent city, sometimes walled, and often including th…
Babylonia
The kingdom ruled by Hammurabi. It included a number of city-…
37 terms
Ancient History
Trephination
Pyrenaeus Ibex
Shaman
Sympathetic magic
taking a sharp stone tool and making holes in peoples' skulls
spanish goat that was cloned to prevent extinction
a religious healer, nature wizard
Primitive or magical ritual using objects or actions symbolic…
Trephination
taking a sharp stone tool and making holes in peoples' skulls
Pyrenaeus Ibex
spanish goat that was cloned to prevent extinction
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ANCIENT HISTORY
primary source
secondary source
atlantic ocean
pacific ocean
A firsthand account of an event, something that was written,…
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
What ocean is in between the United States and Europe?
What ocean s in between North America and Asia?
primary source
A firsthand account of an event, something that was written,…
secondary source
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
13 terms
Ancient History
cataracts
philologist
nomes
nomarch
waterfalls
a person who studies and translates written records
Egyptian provinces
Egyptian govenor
cataracts
waterfalls
philologist
a person who studies and translates written records
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ANCIENT HISTORY
aspect
achievement
affect
brief
one part of something
a positive result gained by hard work
to produce a change in something or someone
a short length of time
aspect
one part of something
achievement
a positive result gained by hard work
26 terms
ancient History
achipelago
bay
cape
delta
any broad area of water containing several islands, also such…
any inlet of the ocean or partly surrounded by land
a narrow piece of land projecting in the sea.
A depositive usually trained or in shape of land and soil tha…
achipelago
any broad area of water containing several islands, also such…
bay
any inlet of the ocean or partly surrounded by land
15 terms
Ancient History
Agriculture
Domesticate
Nomad
Fertile
Farming / Growing Crops
Tame animals - for food / protection
Constantly moving from place to place
Rich soil, able to grow many things well
Agriculture
Farming / Growing Crops
Domesticate
Tame animals - for food / protection
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Ancient History: Ancient Rome
Mythological Founder of Rome and Why
Founders of Rome
Members of the First Triumverate
Meaning of Crossing the Rubicon
Aneas - was a hero of Troy
Romulus and Remas
Caesar, Pompey and Crasseus
Crossing the lines of no return
Mythological Founder of Rome and Why
Aneas - was a hero of Troy
Founders of Rome
Romulus and Remas
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World History; Ancient Rome
Etruscans
Latins
Romulus and Remus
magistrate
Migrated to Italy around 800 B.C. ... Later conquered Rome and t…
Migrated to Italy around 1,000 B.C.... Built in the mid-8th cent…
Legendary founders of Rome; abandoned in the Tiber River and…
a synonym for a Roman government official
Etruscans
Migrated to Italy around 800 B.C. ... Later conquered Rome and t…
Latins
Migrated to Italy around 1,000 B.C.... Built in the mid-8th cent…
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Ancient History
barbarian
Pericles
Pantheon
Parthenon
uncivilized person
leader of Athens during the Golden Age
build to honor the gods
built in Athens to honor Athena
barbarian
uncivilized person
Pericles
leader of Athens during the Golden Age
30 terms
History of Ancient Egypt
Khufu
Kush
sphinx
obelisk
pharaoh best known for monuments built to him
kingdom south of Egypt
imaginary creature with the body of a lion and the head of an…
a tall, four-sided pillar that is pointed on top
Khufu
pharaoh best known for monuments built to him
Kush
kingdom south of Egypt
Ancient History
Oldest & most intact remains
Characteristics:... Small Brain... Bipedal... 3…
Bipedalism... Opposable Thumb... Culture... 5 p…
Australopithecus
Lucy
Australopithecus
criteria for humans
1
Oldest & most intact remains
Lucy
Characteristics:... Small Brain... Bipedal... 3…
Australopithecus
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