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AP World History- Period 6
African National Congress
apartheid
Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini
Big Bang theory
ANC; South African political party formed in 1912; strongly o…
"separateness"; a series of laws initiated by the Afrikaner N…
lived from 1900 to 1989; religious leader of the Islamic Repu…
theory which suggests that at some moment all matter in the u…
African National Congress
ANC; South African political party formed in 1912; strongly o…
apartheid
"separateness"; a series of laws initiated by the Afrikaner N…
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The Classical Era - AP World History
Buddhism
600 BCE - 600 CE
Judaism
Christianity
Belief system that started in India in the 500s BCE. Happines…
Classical Era Time Period
A religion that originated in the Middle East, founded by Mos…
A religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus
Buddhism
Belief system that started in India in the 500s BCE. Happines…
600 BCE - 600 CE
Classical Era Time Period
AP World History Flashcard
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
ziggurat
pictograms
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
A temple tower of ancient Mesopotamia, constructed of square…
A pictorial symbol or sign representing an object or concept.…
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
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AP World History Flashcards
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
ziggurat
pictograms
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
A temple tower of ancient Mesopotamia, constructed of square…
A pictorial symbol or sign representing an object or concept.…
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
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AP World History Religions
Why did we develop belief systems?
Polytheism
Monotheism
Animism
Because humans have always needed to understand natural pheno…
Belief in many gods
Belief in one God
-They practice nature worship... -They believe that everything h…
Why did we develop belief systems?
Because humans have always needed to understand natural pheno…
Polytheism
Belief in many gods
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AP World History II World Religions Review
India
Middle East
no founder
Jesus Christ
Hinduism started here. Buddhism started here.
Christianity, Islam, and Judaism started here.
Hinduism
founder of Christianity
India
Hinduism started here. Buddhism started here.
Middle East
Christianity, Islam, and Judaism started here.
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AP World History Geography
AP Regional Geography
Afroeurasia
Eurasia
Americas
the landmass made up of Africa and Eurasia together. This geo…
____ is the landmass made up of Asia & Europe. The idea that…
The ______ are made up of the continents of North America and…
AP Regional Geography
Afroeurasia
the landmass made up of Africa and Eurasia together. This geo…
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AP World History: Period 3 Maps
Novgorod
Timbuktu
Swahili City-States
Hangzhou
Identify the City
Identify the City
Identify the City
Identify the City
Novgorod
Identify the City
Timbuktu
Identify the City
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AP World History Rome
Romulus and Remus
Palatine Hill
Tiber river
Peninsula
Twins who according to legend founded the city of Rome in 753…
One of the seven hills of Rome, south of the forum; the site…
A major river in Italy; Rome is built on its banks
body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on thre…
Romulus and Remus
Twins who according to legend founded the city of Rome in 753…
Palatine Hill
One of the seven hills of Rome, south of the forum; the site…
1,535 terms
AP World History Set
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
ziggurat
pictograms
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
A temple tower of ancient Mesopotamia, constructed of square…
A pictorial symbol or sign representing an object or concept.…
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
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AP World History Ways of the World Chapter 1
Venus Figurines
Trance Dance
Shaman
Paleolithic "settling down"
Paleolithic carvings of female form, often with exaggerated b…
In San culture, a nightlong ritual held to activate a human b…
In early societies, a person believed to have the ability to…
The process by which some Paleolithic peoples moved toward pe…
Venus Figurines
Paleolithic carvings of female form, often with exaggerated b…
Trance Dance
In San culture, a nightlong ritual held to activate a human b…
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AP World History Geography
AP Regional Geography
Afroeurasia
Eurasia
Americas
the landmass made up of Africa and Eurasia together. This geo…
____ is the landmass made up of Asia & Europe. The idea that…
The ______ are made up of the continents of North America and…
AP Regional Geography
Afroeurasia
the landmass made up of Africa and Eurasia together. This geo…
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AP World History Time Period 1
Origins of man
Homo sapiens sapiens
Paleolithic
Hunter- Forager Society
Africa.
Direct ancestor of modern humans. Developed in East Africa be…
2.5 million to - 10,000 years ago (8,000BCE) . Literally mean…
At center of society was the nuclear family which then expand…
Origins of man
Africa.
Homo sapiens sapiens
Direct ancestor of modern humans. Developed in East Africa be…
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Period 3 A - AP World History
Bedouin
Mecca
Bahgdad
Medina
nomadic pastoralists of the Arabian peninsula with a culture…
Arabian commercial center; dominated by the Quraysh; the home…
The capital of the Muslim world during the regions intellectu…
town northeast of Mecca; asked Muhammad to resolve its interg…
Bedouin
nomadic pastoralists of the Arabian peninsula with a culture…
Mecca
Arabian commercial center; dominated by the Quraysh; the home…
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AP World History Foundations
The Paleolithic Age
The Neolithic Age
River Valley Civilizations
Culture: Mesopotamia
refers to about 12,000 BC. During this time people were nomad…
refers to the age from about 12,000 BC to about 8000 BC. It i…
refers to about 3500 to 1500 BC. Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Va…
Cuneiform;Extensive trade with Egypt and the Indus Valley... Epi…
The Paleolithic Age
refers to about 12,000 BC. During this time people were nomad…
The Neolithic Age
refers to the age from about 12,000 BC to about 8000 BC. It i…
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Ap World History Strayer Chapter 5
China's Scholar-Gentry Class
Wang Mang
Ge Hong
Yellow Turban Rebellion
lived luxuriously, benefited from wealth and from power and p…
a high court official of the Han Dynasty who usurped the empe…
person born in an aristocratic family who studied Daoism seei…
A peasant revolt starting in 184 c.e. named for the yellow sc…
China's Scholar-Gentry Class
lived luxuriously, benefited from wealth and from power and p…
Wang Mang
a high court official of the Han Dynasty who usurped the empe…
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AP World History Period 1
Hunting and Gathering
Civilization
Paleolithic
Neolithic
Means of obtaining subsistence by humans before the mastery o…
Societies with reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to…
The Old Stone Age ending in 12,000 B.C.E.; typified by use of…
The New Stone Age between 8000 and 5000 B.C.E.; period in whi…
Hunting and Gathering
Means of obtaining subsistence by humans before the mastery o…
Civilization
Societies with reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to…
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AP World History Vocabulary
Aristocracy
Artisans
Bands
Bantu
Are the people considered to be in the highest social class i…
The class of people who make objects in any given society.
Social organization used by hunter-gatherer societies with as…
An African language family that started in western Sub-Sahara…
Aristocracy
Are the people considered to be in the highest social class i…
Artisans
The class of people who make objects in any given society.
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AP World History
city-state
Mesopotamia
Alexander the Great
Aztecs
A small independent state consisting of an urban center and t…
first civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
(356 BCE-323 BCE) He conquered most of the ancient world from…
(1200-1521) 1300, they settled in the valley of Mexico. Grew…
city-state
A small independent state consisting of an urban center and t…
Mesopotamia
first civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
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AP World History Unit 2
Caste System
Patriarchy
Matriarchal
Mandate of Heaven
a class structure that is determined by birth. Loosely, it me…
A male dominated society
A female dominated society
an ancient Chinese belief and philosophical idea that tiān (h…
Caste System
a class structure that is determined by birth. Loosely, it me…
Patriarchy
A male dominated society
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AP World History: Period 3 Maps
Novgorod
Timbuktu
Swahili City-States
Hangzhou
Identify the City
Identify the City
Identify the City
Identify the City
Novgorod
Identify the City
Timbuktu
Identify the City
AP World History: Ancient World
Agriculture
Agrarian
Bands/ Clans
Civilization
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
extended family groups that generally lived together
a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., w…
Agriculture
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
Agrarian
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
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AP World History - Strayer Chapter 4
Legalism
Confucius (Kong Fuzi)
Ban Zhao
Daoism
A Chinese philosophy distinguished by an adherence to clear l…
The founder of Confucianism (551-479 B.C.E.); an aristocrat o…
A major female Confucian author of Han dynasty China (45-116…
A Chinese philosophy/popular religion that advocates simplici…
Legalism
A Chinese philosophy distinguished by an adherence to clear l…
Confucius (Kong Fuzi)
The founder of Confucianism (551-479 B.C.E.); an aristocrat o…
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AP World History: Period 3 Maps
Novgorod
Timbuktu
Swahili City-States
Hangzhou
Identify the City
Identify the City
Identify the City
Identify the City
Novgorod
Identify the City
Timbuktu
Identify the City
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AP WORLD HISTORY - BENTLEY unit 3
Constantine
Justinian
Theodora
Belisarius
Emperor of Rome who adopted the Christian faith and stopped t…
Byzantine emperor in the 6th century A.D. who reconquered muc…
The wife of Justinian, she helped to improve the status of wo…
A Byzantine general under Justinian. He recovered former Roma…
Constantine
Emperor of Rome who adopted the Christian faith and stopped t…
Justinian
Byzantine emperor in the 6th century A.D. who reconquered muc…
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AP World History People
Epic of Gilgamesh
Hieroglyphics
Hegemony
Hoplite
An epic poem from Mesopotamia, and among the earliest known w…
designating or pertaining to a pictographic script, particula…
leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation o…
A citizen-soldier of the Ancient Greek City-states. They were…
Epic of Gilgamesh
An epic poem from Mesopotamia, and among the earliest known w…
Hieroglyphics
designating or pertaining to a pictographic script, particula…
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AP World History Fall Final Review
Columbian Exchange
Mesoamerica
Pre-Islam
Castille and Aragon
A period of cultural and biological contact between the New a…
A region and cultural area in the Americas dominated successi…
Arabian Peninsula prior to the rise of Islam in the 630s char…
Independent regions of Spain who merged signaling a trend of…
Columbian Exchange
A period of cultural and biological contact between the New a…
Mesoamerica
A region and cultural area in the Americas dominated successi…
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AP World History Chapter 17
gunpowder
Li Yuan
Chan Buddhism
Yang Guifei
an explosive consisting of a powdered mixture of saltpeter, s…
aka Duke of Tang; minister for Yangdi; took over empire follo…
Knowns as Zen in Japan; stressed meditation and appreciation…
royal concubine during reign of Xuanzong; introduction of rel…
gunpowder
an explosive consisting of a powdered mixture of saltpeter, s…
Li Yuan
aka Duke of Tang; minister for Yangdi; took over empire follo…
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AP World History Key Terms (Europe)
Greco-Roman Art
Hellenistic
Carthage
Alexandria
Pertaining to or designating a style of the fine arts develop…
A cultural blend, under Alexander's policies, of Greek, Persi…
This city has existed for nearly 3,000 years, developing from…
City on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt founded by Alexander…
Greco-Roman Art
Pertaining to or designating a style of the fine arts develop…
Hellenistic
A cultural blend, under Alexander's policies, of Greek, Persi…
Pre-AP World History: World War I
militarism
alliance
imperialism
nationalism
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a large sta…
An agreement between two or more countries to work together t…
Empire building; taking over others' territory.
Extreme patriotism; a love of one's country so strong one is…
militarism
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a large sta…
alliance
An agreement between two or more countries to work together t…
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AP World History: Period 3
Mercantile
Conduits
Pastoral Groups
Interregional
Related to commerce or trade
a channel for conveying cultural diffusion between socieities
Nomadic groups that domesticated animals and sustained trade…
movement from one region of a country to another
Mercantile
Related to commerce or trade
Conduits
a channel for conveying cultural diffusion between socieities
AP World History Period 1
Ziggurat
Zhou Dynasty
Xia Dynasty
Uruk
A Mesopotamian stepped pyramid. Unlike an Egyptian pyramid, t…
Period of Chinese history from 1122 to 256 B.C.E.
A legendary series of monarchs of early China, traditionally…
The largest city of ancient Mesopotamia.
Ziggurat
A Mesopotamian stepped pyramid. Unlike an Egyptian pyramid, t…
Zhou Dynasty
Period of Chinese history from 1122 to 256 B.C.E.
AP World History Strayer Chapter 1
Venus Figurines
Dreamtime
Clovis Culture
Megafaunal Extinction
Paleolithic carvings of the female form, often with exaggerat…
A complex worldview of Australia's Aboriginal peopel that hel…
The earliest widespread and distinctive culture of North Amer…
The dying-out of a number of large animal species, including…
Venus Figurines
Paleolithic carvings of the female form, often with exaggerat…
Dreamtime
A complex worldview of Australia's Aboriginal peopel that hel…
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AP World History: Unit 4
Trans-Oceanic Trade
Columbian Exchange
Mercantilism
Triangular Trade
global trading system in the Caribbean and the Americans trad…
An exchange of goods, ideas and skills from the Old World (Eu…
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase the…
Trading System between Europe, Africa, and the colonies; Euro…
Trans-Oceanic Trade
global trading system in the Caribbean and the Americans trad…
Columbian Exchange
An exchange of goods, ideas and skills from the Old World (Eu…
26 terms
AP World History Time Period 1
Origins of man
Homo sapiens sapiens
Paleolithic
Hunter- Forager Society
Africa.
Direct ancestor of modern humans. Developed in East Africa be…
2.5 million to - 10,000 years ago (8,000BCE) . Literally mean…
At center of society was the nuclear family which then expand…
Origins of man
Africa.
Homo sapiens sapiens
Direct ancestor of modern humans. Developed in East Africa be…
AP World History Chapter 7
Silk Road (4)
Black Death (3)
Mediterranean trade route (3)
Indian Ocean Trading Network (5)
Land based (1) trade routes (1) that linked Eurasia (1). Init…
The massive epidemic (1) that swept Eurasia (1) in the fourte…
Ancient (1) sea-based routes (1). Venice and Alexandria (1) w…
The world's largest sea-based system (1) of communication and…
Silk Road (4)
Land based (1) trade routes (1) that linked Eurasia (1). Init…
Black Death (3)
The massive epidemic (1) that swept Eurasia (1) in the fourte…
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AP World History Chapter 2
Sumerians
City-state
cuneiform
epic of gilgamesh
People who migrated into Mesopotamia 4000 BCE created first c…
a form of political organization typical of Mesopotamia civil…
a form of writing developed by the Sumerians using a wedge-sh…
the first literary epic in Western civilization; written down…
Sumerians
People who migrated into Mesopotamia 4000 BCE created first c…
City-state
a form of political organization typical of Mesopotamia civil…
Confucianism- AP World History
Confucianism
Founded by?
Purpose?
Practices
More a philosophy than a religion since the emphasis is on se…
Confucius
To fulfill one's role in society with propriety honor and loy…
Honesty, politeness, loyalty to family. community and nation
Confucianism
More a philosophy than a religion since the emphasis is on se…
Founded by?
Confucius
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AP World History Unit 2
Persian Empire
Athenian Democracy
Greco-Persian Wars
Hellenistic era
Greatest empire in the world up to 500 BCE. Spoke an Indo-Eur…
First recorded democracy ever established. Direct democracy w…
Two major Persian invasions of Greece, 490 and 480 B.C.E., in…
period when the Greek language and Greek ideas spread to the…
Persian Empire
Greatest empire in the world up to 500 BCE. Spoke an Indo-Eur…
Athenian Democracy
First recorded democracy ever established. Direct democracy w…
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AP World History - Bentley-Unit One
irrigation systems
ethnocentrism
nomadic
cultural diffusion
Replacement or supplementation of rainfall with water from an…
Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group
(of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlement…
The spread of cultural elements from one society to another
irrigation systems
Replacement or supplementation of rainfall with water from an…
ethnocentrism
Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group
AP World History Period 2
Ahura Mazda
Alexander the Great
Aryans
Ashoka
In Zoroastrianism, the good god who rules the world.
Alexander III of Macedon (356-323 B.C.E.), conqueror of the P…
Indo-European pastoralists who moved into India about the tim…
The most famous ruler of the Mauryan Empire (r. 268-232 B.C.E…
Ahura Mazda
In Zoroastrianism, the good god who rules the world.
Alexander the Great
Alexander III of Macedon (356-323 B.C.E.), conqueror of the P…
AP World History Period 1
Hunting and Gathering
Civilization
Paleolithic
Neolithic
Means of obtaining subsistence by humans before the mastery o…
Societies with reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to…
The Old Stone Age ending in 12,000 B.C.E.; typified by use of…
The New Stone Age between 8000 and 5000 B.C.E.; period in whi…
Hunting and Gathering
Means of obtaining subsistence by humans before the mastery o…
Civilization
Societies with reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to…
60 terms
AP World History Period 1
Hunting and Gathering
Civilization
Paleolithic
Neolithic
Means of obtaining subsistence by humans before the mastery o…
Societies with reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to…
The Old Stone Age ending in 12,000 B.C.E.; typified by use of…
The New Stone Age between 8000 and 5000 B.C.E.; period in whi…
Hunting and Gathering
Means of obtaining subsistence by humans before the mastery o…
Civilization
Societies with reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to…
AP World History Period 3
American Web
Black Death
Borobudur
Bubonic Plague
A term used to describe the network of trade that linked part…
The name given to the massive epidemic that swept Eurasia in…
Mountainous ten-level Buddhist monument with an elaborate car…
A highly fatal disease transmitted by fleas; it devastated th…
American Web
A term used to describe the network of trade that linked part…
Black Death
The name given to the massive epidemic that swept Eurasia in…
20 terms
AP World History Strayer Chapter 1
Venus Figurines
Dreamtime
Clovis Culture
Megafaunal Extinction
Paleolithic carvings of the female form, often with exaggerat…
A complex worldview of Australia's Aboriginal peopel that hel…
The earliest widespread and distinctive culture of North Amer…
The dying-out of a number of large animal species, including…
Venus Figurines
Paleolithic carvings of the female form, often with exaggerat…
Dreamtime
A complex worldview of Australia's Aboriginal peopel that hel…
39 terms
AP World History Unit 1 & 2
Culture
Economic
Social
HEI (Interactions between humans and t…
One of the 5 AP World themes that deals with: Religions, beli…
One of the 5 AP World themes that deals with: agriculture and…
One of the 5 AP World themes that deals with: Gender roles an…
One of the 5 AP World themes that deals with: Demography and…
Culture
One of the 5 AP World themes that deals with: Religions, beli…
Economic
One of the 5 AP World themes that deals with: agriculture and…
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AP World History - Questions
During what famous age/period did the…
Where di the early migrations begin?
What did anthropologists believe about…
What "technologies" did early humans d…
The Paleolithic Era
They began in East Africa
They have inferred that these bands were relatively egalitari…
A wider range of tools specifically adapted to different envi…
During what famous age/period did the…
The Paleolithic Era
Where di the early migrations begin?
They began in East Africa
AP World History Period 2
Ahura Mazda
Alexander the Great
Aryans
Ashoka
In Zoroastrianism, the good god who rules the world.
Alexander III of Macedon (356-323 B.C.E.), conqueror of the P…
Indo-European pastoralists who moved into India about the tim…
The most famous ruler of the Mauryan Empire (r. 268-232 B.C.E…
Ahura Mazda
In Zoroastrianism, the good god who rules the world.
Alexander the Great
Alexander III of Macedon (356-323 B.C.E.), conqueror of the P…
17 terms
AP World History: World Regions
North America
Mexico
Caribbean
Latin America
North America
Mexico
29 terms
AP World History Chapter 1
Civilization
Culture
History
Stone Age
Any group of people sharing a set of cultural traits.
Behaviors and belief systems that members of a social group s…
The study of past events and changes in the development, tran…
The historical period characterized by the production of tool…
Civilization
Any group of people sharing a set of cultural traits.
Culture
Behaviors and belief systems that members of a social group s…
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