How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "civilization world history"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "civilization world history"

13 terms
World History-Greek Civilization
polis
Greek democracy
phalanx
Hellenism
A city-state in ancient Greece.
Direct democracy, citizens participate in government.
A military formation of foot soldiers armed with spears and s…
The diffusion of Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean w…
polis
A city-state in ancient Greece.
Greek democracy
Direct democracy, citizens participate in government.
23 terms
World History: Civilization begins
Australopithecus
Homo Hablis
Homo erectus
Homo Sapiens
1. "Lucy": skeleton discovered in Ethiopia, 1974... a. Limited s…
Handy man
Upright man... a. improved tool use... b. control of fire
Wise man
Australopithecus
1. "Lucy": skeleton discovered in Ethiopia, 1974... a. Limited s…
Homo Hablis
Handy man
58 terms
World History: The Dawn of Civilization
Who were the hominids? What makes them…
When did the Ice Age appear and what c…
When did Homo sapiens appear?
When did the Neolithic Era begin and w…
They were humans and human-like beings that walked upright. S…
The Ice Age appeared 1.6 million years ago and facilitated hu…
Around 200,000 BC
The Neolithic Era, commonly known as the New Stone Age, began…
Who were the hominids? What makes them…
They were humans and human-like beings that walked upright. S…
When did the Ice Age appear and what c…
The Ice Age appeared 1.6 million years ago and facilitated hu…
25 terms
Civilization and Trade Routes- World History
Barrier to Migration/Trade
River
Desert
Mesopotamia
A natural formation like a river, mountain range or desert th…
Barrier to Migration or Trade
Barrier to Migration
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
Barrier to Migration/Trade
A natural formation like a river, mountain range or desert th…
River
Barrier to Migration or Trade
13 terms
World History - 1.3 Civilization
Civilization
Specialization
Artisans
Institution
A complex culture with advanced cities, specialized workers,…
The development of skills in a specific type of work
Skilled workers who make goods by hand
a long lasting pattern of organization of a community
Civilization
A complex culture with advanced cities, specialized workers,…
Specialization
The development of skills in a specific type of work
26 terms
World History- Chapter 9, Muslim Civilization
bedouins
Muhammad
hegira
Islam
nomadic Arab peoples who lived in bands in the Arabian Penins…
founder of Islam
Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina
religion founded by Muhammad; literally "to surrender"
bedouins
nomadic Arab peoples who lived in bands in the Arabian Penins…
Muhammad
founder of Islam
8 terms
World History- Ancient Civilization
Olmec
Maya
Aztec
Inca
1st American civilization
Civilization of independent city-states in Central America
Highly developed civilization in Mexcio
Civilization that emerged from the Andes mountains of South A…
Olmec
1st American civilization
Maya
Civilization of independent city-states in Central America
8 terms
World History, Features of Civilization
religion
cities
government
division of labor
belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power
large groups of people settled together in permanent locations
leaders overseeing business and making laws
people sharing the work and trading for what they need
religion
belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power
cities
large groups of people settled together in permanent locations
20 terms
World History: Cradles of Civilization
Hammurabi's Code
Mesopotamia (2 features)
Cause for Civilization Development in…
Hammurabi and Nebuchadnezzar
first known written list of laws that controlled people's dai…
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
location next to major waterways
built Babylon to greatness
Hammurabi's Code
first known written list of laws that controlled people's dai…
Mesopotamia (2 features)
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
28 terms
World History I - Islamic Civilization
Lateen Sail
Allah
Algebra
Muhammad
triangular sail that made it possible to sail against the win…
the Muslim name for God
a form of advanced math
the Arab prophet who founded Islam (570-632)
Lateen Sail
triangular sail that made it possible to sail against the win…
Allah
the Muslim name for God
20 terms
Early Civilization -- World History
Fertile Crescent
Polytheistic
City-State
Code of Hammurabi
Fertile piece of land in the Middle East
Meaning many gods Poly = many = theistic means gods
...
eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth. Depending of the social st…
Fertile Crescent
Fertile piece of land in the Middle East
Polytheistic
Meaning many gods Poly = many = theistic means gods
32 terms
World History - Journey to Civilization
Mary Leakey
Ellsworth Huntington
Nebuchadnezzar
Nebuchadnezzar
The person who discovered the Laetoli footprints
The person who was credited with the theory of geographic det…
The king who built the Hanging Gardens
The king who built the Ishtar Gate
Mary Leakey
The person who discovered the Laetoli footprints
Ellsworth Huntington
The person who was credited with the theory of geographic det…
39 terms
World History River Valley Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
City-State
Dynasty
A crescent shaped area of fertile land that encompasses Mesop…
This was the site of one of the first advanced civilizations.…
This is a city which acts as an independent country, with its…
When a ruling family passes the power down from father to son…
Fertile Crescent
A crescent shaped area of fertile land that encompasses Mesop…
Mesopotamia
This was the site of one of the first advanced civilizations.…
12 terms
World History Beginning of Civilization
revolution
surplus
domesticate
specialization
a complete change in ways of thinking, working or living.
more than needed.
to change the growth of plants or behavior of animals in ways…
working at a single job or craft.
revolution
a complete change in ways of thinking, working or living.
surplus
more than needed.
67 terms
World History Civilization 1
Culture
Ziggurat
Hammurabi
Cuneiform
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
A rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the…
The sixth king of Babylon from 1792 BC to 1750 BC
A system of writing in which wedge-shaped symbols represented…
Culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Ziggurat
A rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the…
29 terms
World History Civilization Begins
Fertile Crescent
Sumerians
City-State
Theocracy
arc of farm land that circles the Persian Gulf
people, who settled Mesopotamia
a city, that has it's own government
government based off of a religion
Fertile Crescent
arc of farm land that circles the Persian Gulf
Sumerians
people, who settled Mesopotamia
26 terms
World History Early Civilizations 
Cities differed from Neolithic village…
Which of the following was not true of…
Which of the following statements is a…
The Mandate of Heaven governed the rel…
B. cities decisively influenced the economic, political and c…
D) Nomadic societies had little positive influence on settled…
d) Both religions taught the importance of karma in affecting…
a) China
Cities differed from Neolithic village…
B. cities decisively influenced the economic, political and c…
Which of the following was not true of…
D) Nomadic societies had little positive influence on settled…
15 terms
World History: Civilizations
monsoon
Where is the Indus River Valley Civili…
3 things we DO know about the Indus Ri…
3 Possible Causes of Indus River Valle…
a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southea…
Located on the Subcontinent of India
1. Productive farmers (built granaries)... 2. Craftspeople and f…
1. Natural Disasters... 2. Disease ... 3. Invasion
monsoon
a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southea…
Where is the Indus River Valley Civili…
Located on the Subcontinent of India
8 terms
World History Civilization features
Cities
Government
Religion
Social class
Population centers support man power and economy
Organized the flow of food, created laws, provided protection
Belief system with rules and customs, priests and worshippers…
People ranked according to jobs or economic standing
Cities
Population centers support man power and economy
Government
Organized the flow of food, created laws, provided protection
128 terms
world history-classical civilization
crete
Minoans
Cnossos
Mycenaean
-Greek island in Medit... -ruins of Minoan civ
-cultural influence on early Greeks... -linear A,Minos
-largest Bronze age,archaeological site on Crette... -capitol of…
linear B
crete
-Greek island in Medit... -ruins of Minoan civ
Minoans
-cultural influence on early Greeks... -linear A,Minos
30 terms
World History: Civilization Vocabulary
Culture
Technology
Nomad
Hunter-gatherer
a people's unique way of life, as shown by its tools, customs…
the ways in which people apply knowledge, tools, and inventio…
a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
a member of a nomadic group whose food supply depends on hunt…
Culture
a people's unique way of life, as shown by its tools, customs…
Technology
the ways in which people apply knowledge, tools, and inventio…
33 terms
World History- Greek Civilization
Crete
Athens
Sparta
Illiad
was the first Greek civilization on the island of Crete, peop…
ruled by a monarchy then a democracy, located on the peninsul…
located in south Peloponnesus, needed land so fought for it i…
one of the great poems written by Homer about the Trojan War,…
Crete
was the first Greek civilization on the island of Crete, peop…
Athens
ruled by a monarchy then a democracy, located on the peninsul…
54 terms
World History/ Greek Civilization
Olympics
Polis
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Public display of physical prowess to please the Greek gods
Means city state, city governor, city governor, citizens asse…
Rule by one person, most often a king
Rule by a few at privileged people (Sparta)
Olympics
Public display of physical prowess to please the Greek gods
Polis
Means city state, city governor, city governor, citizens asse…
World History Civilization Test
Hieroglyphics
Fertile Crescent
Cuneiform
Zigguarts
a stylized picture of an object representing a word, syllable…
is a crescent-shaped region containing the comparatively mois…
wedge-shaped characters used in the ancient writing systems o…
(in ancient Mesopotamia) a rectangular stepped tower, sometim…
Hieroglyphics
a stylized picture of an object representing a word, syllable…
Fertile Crescent
is a crescent-shaped region containing the comparatively mois…
Civilization 1 WORLD HISTORY
Culture
Ziggurat
Hammurabi
Cuneiform
a group of peoples' way of life
a temple in Sumer
wrote Hammurabi's Code, (1792-1750 B.C.)
system of writing, using characters, used by the Mesopotamians
Culture
a group of peoples' way of life
Ziggurat
a temple in Sumer
9 terms
World History 10 - Civilization
Civilization
religious system
writing system
permanent settlement
term used to label the type of society
set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, purpose of unive…
standard form of communication and record keeping
site of permanent inhabitants; lay out of structures, farmlan…
Civilization
term used to label the type of society
religious system
set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, purpose of unive…
14 terms
World History- Civilization
Complex Institutions, Record Keeping,…
Light map
Variety of jobs
Food surplus
5 Traits of civilization
Used to show if a city is advanced or not
Specialized workers meant a..
What allowed them to have a variety of jobs ( Specialized wor…
Complex Institutions, Record Keeping,…
5 Traits of civilization
Light map
Used to show if a city is advanced or not
40 terms
World History- Civilization&Religion
three types of econmies
foragers
pastoral nomadism
sedentary
foragers, pastoral nomadism, and sedentary
hunter-gatherers; art is utilitarian
animal husbandry; moving
farmers; no moving
three types of econmies
foragers, pastoral nomadism, and sedentary
foragers
hunter-gatherers; art is utilitarian
58 terms
World History Islamic Civilization
Bedouins
Animistic
Western Europe's fall led to..
Eastern Europe didn't fall, became..
arab herders/ nomads that love fighting with each other half…
belief that any objects are home to spirits
the Dark Ages
Constantinople
Bedouins
arab herders/ nomads that love fighting with each other half…
Animistic
belief that any objects are home to spirits
30 terms
World History- Ancient Civilization
Describe the lives of hunters/gatherer…
Explain the events and adaptations tha…
What advantages to the people living i…
What types of advancements did they cr…
They were nomads so they travel in small groups are always mo…
Learned to make fire, and use it to cook and for light. Start…
Better soil and climate for farming, had good animals for wor…
Better tools, bigger and better architecture, cuneiform writi…
Describe the lives of hunters/gatherer…
They were nomads so they travel in small groups are always mo…
Explain the events and adaptations tha…
Learned to make fire, and use it to cook and for light. Start…
World Religions History & Islamic Civilization
Oasis
Bedouins
Hijra
Kabba
A place in a desert where water can be found
An Arab nomad
An Arabic word for migration
A shrine in Mecca that is the most important Islamicholy site
Oasis
A place in a desert where water can be found
Bedouins
An Arab nomad
World History- Early Civilization
Howard Carter
Monotheism
Zoroastrianism
Regnal Dating
British archeologist who discovered the first steps of King T…
Belief in a single God or a religion affirming that belief
Would become the de-facto state religion of Persia-views the…
A system used based on the Reign of Kings to establish dates.
Howard Carter
British archeologist who discovered the first steps of King T…
Monotheism
Belief in a single God or a religion affirming that belief
21 terms
World History Islamic Civilization
Islam
Medina
Mecca
Jihad
Religion started by Muhammad; means "submission to God"
"City of the Prophet"
Initially resists Muhammad's ideas, but later converts; place…
"The struggle to defend the faith"
Islam
Religion started by Muhammad; means "submission to God"
Medina
"City of the Prophet"
75 terms
history of world civilization midterm
All of the following are advantages th…
The Cro-Magnon were:
The domestication of plants and animals:
Catal Hoyuk was
the ability to fight off predators.
Homo sapiens who replaced the Neanderthals in Europe.
depended on accumulated knowledge of plants and animals.
an early Neolithic village in Anatolia
All of the following are advantages th…
the ability to fight off predators.
The Cro-Magnon were:
Homo sapiens who replaced the Neanderthals in Europe.
108 terms
World Religions History & Islamic Civilization
oasis
Bedouin
Hijra
Kaaba
is a place in a desert, where water can be found, usually fro…
are Arab nomads, that live in rural desert areas.
is the Arabic word for migration.
became a place for Muslim pilgrims, or people who travel for…
oasis
is a place in a desert, where water can be found, usually fro…
Bedouin
are Arab nomads, that live in rural desert areas.
100 terms
World Civilization History
Which of the following is not true of…
The famous Mesoamerican ball games
The civilization of the Inka
Most of the Aztec population belonged…
It developed in the high, mountainous areas of central Mexico.
resulted in sacrificing the losing team to the gods.
constructed an impressive system of roads and bridges through…
calpulli.
Which of the following is not true of…
It developed in the high, mountainous areas of central Mexico.
The famous Mesoamerican ball games
resulted in sacrificing the losing team to the gods.
25 terms
World History-- Early Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
other names for the Fertile Crescent
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Sumerians
-- the region within the Middle East where "civilization" began
Mesopotamia, the Tigris and Euphrates river valleys
the two rivers around which the first civilizations emerged
the first people to become "civilized"-- settling down around…
Fertile Crescent
-- the region within the Middle East where "civilization" began
other names for the Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia, the Tigris and Euphrates river valleys
100 terms
World Religions History & Islamic Civilization
oasis
bedouin
hijra
kaaba
a place in a desert where water can be found
lived in the desert, traveled form oasis to oasis
Muhammad's move to Medina. Start of the Islamic calendar (632…
became a place for Muslim pilgrims
oasis
a place in a desert where water can be found
bedouin
lived in the desert, traveled form oasis to oasis
191 terms
World History: Features of Civilization
What are the 8 features of a civilizat…
When did the paleolithic era take place?
What did these people do to survive
Did they settle down in one place
1. Cities... 2. Organized governments... 3. Complex religions... 4. Jo…
2,000,000-7,000 BCE
Hunted... Gathered
No they were nomads
What are the 8 features of a civilizat…
1. Cities... 2. Organized governments... 3. Complex religions... 4. Jo…
When did the paleolithic era take place?
2,000,000-7,000 BCE
37 terms
World History: Classical Civilization
Dynasty
City-State
Pax Romana
Empire
Ruling family, many generations of rulers
Political unit made up of a city and surrounding land
200 years of peace in Roman Empire
Government spread over large area covering many territories a…
Dynasty
Ruling family, many generations of rulers
City-State
Political unit made up of a city and surrounding land
36 terms
World History Foundations of Civilization
Historians
Anthropology
culture
Archaeology
scholars who study and write about the historical past.
the study of the origins and development of people and their…
the way of life of a society, which is handed down from one g…
the study of past people and culture through their material r…
Historians
scholars who study and write about the historical past.
Anthropology
the study of the origins and development of people and their…
32 terms
4 civilization World History
Nomad
Animism
Neolithic Revolution
Surplus
has no permanent home. Moves based on weather/food.
The practice of worshiping animals
hunter/gatherer society... domestication of animals
an extra amount
Nomad
has no permanent home. Moves based on weather/food.
Animism
The practice of worshiping animals
45 terms
World History: Civilization in Sumer
Who is in the top of the social status…
Who is in the bottom social status pyr…
Who is one up to the bottom in the soc…
Who is second to the top on the social…
ruling family and high priest
slaves/servants
Farmer/pesints
priest/ merchants
Who is in the top of the social status…
ruling family and high priest
Who is in the bottom social status pyr…
slaves/servants
32 terms
World History Civilization Review
What characteristic arose because of t…
Give an example of a primary source?
What are natural barriers?
What would come first 3,300 BC or 4,00…
Specialized workers
The Egyptian pyramids
Mountain,deserts,oceans,size....
4,000 BC
What characteristic arose because of t…
Specialized workers
Give an example of a primary source?
The Egyptian pyramids
32 terms
World History- Ancient Civilization
Characteristics of civilizations
Neolithic Revolution
the government structure of a typical…
Sumerian religion, compare and contras…
art and architecture- buildings, paintings ... government- a str…
gradual change, shift from Nomadic lifestyle, ... means settled
battled for control, turned to war leaders to protect them
Egyptians polytheism control every aspect of life gods were l…
Characteristics of civilizations
art and architecture- buildings, paintings ... government- a str…
Neolithic Revolution
gradual change, shift from Nomadic lifestyle, ... means settled
36 terms
World History Origins of civilization
Aristocracy
Arabic
Barter
Bureaucracy
Government in which power is in the hands of a heredity rulin…
The Semitic language of the Arabs, spoken by people in the Mi…
A form of trade in which people exchange goods and services w…
A system of departments and agencies formed to carry out the…
Aristocracy
Government in which power is in the hands of a heredity rulin…
Arabic
The Semitic language of the Arabs, spoken by people in the Mi…
75 terms
World History: Ancient River Civilizations
Sumer
Civilization
Specialize
Artisan
The first urban civilization (city-state) in ancient Mesopota…
a complicated form of culture that has to include the growth…
to focus on a single job or task.
skilled workers who specialized in their field of work like p…
Sumer
The first urban civilization (city-state) in ancient Mesopota…
Civilization
a complicated form of culture that has to include the growth…
30 terms
world history civilization
artifacts
culture
nomad
hunter-gatherer
any object made by human beings
The quality in a person or society that arises from a concern…
a member of a tribe that has no permanent abode but moves fro…
A member of a group who sepsis by hunting fishing or foraging…
artifacts
any object made by human beings
culture
The quality in a person or society that arises from a concern…
9 terms
World History- Islamic Civilization
Baghdad
bazaar
dowry
commentary
Abbasid capital, called the "City of Peace"
a covered market in Islamic cities
a gift of money or property paid at the time of marriage, eit…
an explanatory treatise
Baghdad
Abbasid capital, called the "City of Peace"
bazaar
a covered market in Islamic cities
18 terms
World History and Civilization
Huguenots
Cabinet
Boyars
Partition
French Protestants of the 1500s and 1600s.
Parliamentary advisers to the king who originally met in a sm…
Landowning nobles in Russia under the tears.
A division into pieces.
Huguenots
French Protestants of the 1500s and 1600s.
Cabinet
Parliamentary advisers to the king who originally met in a sm…
1 of 10