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36 terms
World History-Early History
civilization
domestication
specialization
Division of Labor
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
Selective growing or breeding of plants and animals to make t…
When people, businesses, regions, and/or nations concentrate…
Division of work into a number of separate tasks to be perfor…
civilization
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
domestication
Selective growing or breeding of plants and animals to make t…
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…
32 terms
Early World History
Nomads
Hunter-Gatherers
800 degrees
Good hunting techniques
Highly mobile people who moved from place to place foraging o…
Increased food supplies by inventing tools like spears to hun…
How hot did the bow drill have to get to make fire out of fri…
1.) Stay quiet. 2.) Get close. 3.) Stay down wind. 4.) Work i…
Nomads
Highly mobile people who moved from place to place foraging o…
Hunter-Gatherers
Increased food supplies by inventing tools like spears to hun…
22 terms
World History: Early Man
What would an archaeologists be able t…
Australopithecus, the earliest of the…
The first hominid of the Paleolithic E…
What could be considered an artifact b…
A once living organism
moving constantly in search of food.
Homo habilis.
An arrowhead
What would an archaeologists be able t…
A once living organism
Australopithecus, the earliest of the…
moving constantly in search of food.
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
18 terms
World History: Early Humans
Proterozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic
Pangea
before life, development of tectonic plates
an era occurring between 570 million and 230 million years ag…
middle life (245-144 million years ago); rise of mammals and…
A super continent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
Proterozoic
before life, development of tectonic plates
Paleozoic
an era occurring between 570 million and 230 million years ag…
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
18 terms
Chapter 10 - Early China World History
Pictograph
Dao
Confucianism
Warlord
A symbol in a writing system based on pictures.
Chinese system of beliefs that describes the way a king must…
A system of beliefs based on the teachings of Confucius.
A military commander exercising civil power by force, usually…
Pictograph
A symbol in a writing system based on pictures.
Dao
Chinese system of beliefs that describes the way a king must…
World History - Early Humans
technology
historians
archaeologists
artifacts
tools and methods to help humans perform tasks
people who study and write about the human past
people who hunt for evidence buried in the ground where settl…
weapons, tools, and other things made by humans
technology
tools and methods to help humans perform tasks
historians
people who study and write about the human past
60 terms
World History Chapter 1: The Early Civilizations
artisan
domesticate
caravans
cuneiform
skilled craftsperson
tame animals and plants for human use
groups of traveling merchants
Sumerian writing consisting of hundreds of wedge-shaped marks…
artisan
skilled craftsperson
domesticate
tame animals and plants for human use
26 terms
World History- Chapter 13, The Early Middle Ages
Charlemagne
Papal States
counts
navigation
King of France, also crowned Emperor of the Roman People in 800
a region in central Italy ruled by the Pope
officials chosen by Charlemagne to rule parts of his empire i…
planning a course of travel, such as the Vikings crossing the…
Charlemagne
King of France, also crowned Emperor of the Roman People in 800
Papal States
a region in central Italy ruled by the Pope
10 terms
World History-The Early Americas
Atahualpah
Francisco Pizzarro
Quechua
Mita
Fought his brother to claim the Inca throne in 1520.
The leader of the Spanish Conquistadors.
The Inca's official language.
The labor tax system.
Atahualpah
Fought his brother to claim the Inca throne in 1520.
Francisco Pizzarro
The leader of the Spanish Conquistadors.
55 terms
World History Early Asia
Aristocracy
Dao
Filial piety
Confucius
an upper class whose wealth is based on land and whose power…
"way" the correct or divine way
the duty of family members to subordinate their needs and des…
A Chinese philosopher who tried to answer "how do we restore…
Aristocracy
an upper class whose wealth is based on land and whose power…
Dao
"way" the correct or divine way
20 terms
World History: Patterns of Interaction Early Humans
3.5 Million Years Ago
Agricultural Revolution
artifact
cave paintings
when the oldest hominid, Lucy, lived
Also known as the Neolithic Revolution, this is the transform…
An object made by human beings; often refers to a primitive t…
often depicting hunting, daily activities, and symbols
3.5 Million Years Ago
when the oldest hominid, Lucy, lived
Agricultural Revolution
Also known as the Neolithic Revolution, this is the transform…
World History 1 - Early Civilizations
During the New Stone Age, permanent se…
In Southwest Asia, the land between th…
In Egypt, the ...
In India, the...
FERTILE SOILS, PROTECTION
MESOPOTAMIA
NILE RIVER AND DELTA
INDUS RIVER VALLEY
During the New Stone Age, permanent se…
FERTILE SOILS, PROTECTION
In Southwest Asia, the land between th…
MESOPOTAMIA
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World History: Early Man
Anthropology
archeology
Mary and Louis
What are the 5 categories of hominids
study of origins and developments of people and their societies
study of a people through artifacts
Archeologists who found important architects
australopithecine, homo habilis, homo erectus, homo sapien, h…
Anthropology
study of origins and developments of people and their societies
archeology
study of a people through artifacts
26 terms
World History Early history
subcontinent
monsoons
citadel
Vedas
a large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct fro…
Major winds in the Indian Ocean that blew into India for half…
(n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stron…
Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts…
subcontinent
a large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct fro…
monsoons
Major winds in the Indian Ocean that blew into India for half…
26 terms
World History Early history
subcontinent
monsoons
citadel
Vedas
a large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct fro…
Major winds in the Indian Ocean that blew into India for half…
(n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stron…
Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts…
subcontinent
a large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct fro…
monsoons
Major winds in the Indian Ocean that blew into India for half…
World History 1 - Early Humans
Early humans are known as...
They developed in ... about ... years…
Early humans were ... because they dep…
Hunters and gathers made up the Paleol…
HOMO SAPIENS
EAST AFRICA, 100,000 TO 400,000
HUNTERS AND GATHERERS
OLD STONE AGE
Early humans are known as...
HOMO SAPIENS
They developed in ... about ... years…
EAST AFRICA, 100,000 TO 400,000
12 terms
World History-The Early Americas
Maya Cities
Maya Ball Game
Maya Society
Maya Civilization
Were made up of large stone pyramids and temples.
Similar to basketball, based on getting a ball through a ring.
The lower class provided food and labor, while the upper clas…
Might not have collapsed in the 900's if the Maya cities had…
Maya Cities
Were made up of large stone pyramids and temples.
Maya Ball Game
Similar to basketball, based on getting a ball through a ring.
9 terms
World History Early Humans
Fossil
Carbon dating
Australopithecus
Homo Erectus
Remains of Ancient Plants and Animals
Used to date organic artifacts to or things that were once al…
Oldest human/ named Lucy
Second stage in human development
Fossil
Remains of Ancient Plants and Animals
Carbon dating
Used to date organic artifacts to or things that were once al…
World History (Early civilizations)
Why were early civilizations successful?
most civilizations were connected thro…
religion, language, writing systems, w…
Monarchs were the norm. what was the s…
geographical blessed locations. (water sources allowed more t…
Trade
diffusion
kings atop with priests, slaves were at the bottom of the pec…
Why were early civilizations successful?
geographical blessed locations. (water sources allowed more t…
most civilizations were connected thro…
Trade
45 terms
World History: Early civilizations
Agricultural Revolution
Artisans
City-state
Bronze
the far-reaching changes in human life resulting from the beg…
skilled workers who make goods by hand
political unit much like an independent country
a mixture of copper and tin
Agricultural Revolution
the far-reaching changes in human life resulting from the beg…
Artisans
skilled workers who make goods by hand
13 terms
Early World History 9
Phalanx
Hippocrates
Sophocles
Calvalry
A group of warriors who stood close together in a square
Greatest greek doctor who wanted to figure out what causes di…
A tradgedy writer who wrote about a greek hero how accidently…
A unit of soldiers who ride horses
Phalanx
A group of warriors who stood close together in a square
Hippocrates
Greatest greek doctor who wanted to figure out what causes di…
24 terms
Early World History Midterm
Paleolithic (pg. 11)
Neolithic (pg. 11)
Bipedalism (pg. 6)
Agricultural Revolution (pg. 16)
Who: Early Humans (hominids)... What: The period of the Stone Ag…
Who: Early Humans (hominids)... What: The period of the Stone Ag…
Who: Early Humans (hominids)... What: walking upright on two leg…
Who: Nomadic people... What: The change from food gathering to f…
Paleolithic (pg. 11)
Who: Early Humans (hominids)... What: The period of the Stone Ag…
Neolithic (pg. 11)
Who: Early Humans (hominids)... What: The period of the Stone Ag…
54 terms
World History: Patterns of Interaction Rome & Early Christianity
republic
patrician
plebeian
tribune
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
In ancient Rome, one of the common farmers, artisans and merc…
In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebeians to prot…
republic
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
patrician
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
63 terms
Early Greece World History
Greece is located in
What 3 seas surround the Greece penins…
The Greeks used the Mediterranean sea…
The Greeks used the Aegean sea for
Southern Europe
Ionian, Aegean, Mediterranean
Trade and contact with Egypt and Italy
Trade and contact with Asia Minor
Greece is located in
Southern Europe
What 3 seas surround the Greece penins…
Ionian, Aegean, Mediterranean
21 terms
World History-Early Europe
Middle Ages
Feudalism
Crusades
Inquisition
Period of time in Europe lasting from the 5th to 15th century
The dominant social system in medieval Europe in which noble…
In 1097, under orders from Pope Urban II, 30,000 Crusaders ma…
Catholic tribunal beginning in 1232 to suppress heresy and to…
Middle Ages
Period of time in Europe lasting from the 5th to 15th century
Feudalism
The dominant social system in medieval Europe in which noble…
55 terms
World History and Early Civilizations
Cultural Diffusion
Ethnocentrism
Cultural Relativism
Paleolithic
the spread of culture- traditions and rituals from one cultur…
judging another culture solely by the values and standards of…
the belief that all cultures have value and that they should…
nomads rely on hunting-gathering, cave painting, burial of de…
Cultural Diffusion
the spread of culture- traditions and rituals from one cultur…
Ethnocentrism
judging another culture solely by the values and standards of…
50 terms
World History Early Civilizations
Historians
Archeologists
artifacts
fossils
people who study and write about the human past
people who search for evidence buried in ground
weapons, tools, and other things made by humans
traces of plants or animals preserved in rock
Historians
people who study and write about the human past
Archeologists
people who search for evidence buried in ground
24 terms
World History | Rome & Early Christianity
Pax Romana
Augustus
Virgil
Apostles
A time of peace in which there was no war, Rome grew as a nat…
"the revered one" -- Emperor Octavius' title. Augustus was em…
author of Aeneid, an epic poem in Latin
First 12 missionaries sent to spread the word of Jesus
Pax Romana
A time of peace in which there was no war, Rome grew as a nat…
Augustus
"the revered one" -- Emperor Octavius' title. Augustus was em…
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
25 terms
World history: early rome
Plain of Latium
contributions of the Etruscans
tarquin
gauls
most important settlement
1. bring greek culture to romans... 2. developed city states(sys…
overthrown 509 BC by senate
390BC defeats rome (strongest citystates)
Plain of Latium
most important settlement
contributions of the Etruscans
1. bring greek culture to romans... 2. developed city states(sys…
9 terms
Early human world history
Prehistory
Archaeology
Anthropology
Australopithecines
Period before writing was developed
The study of past societies through an analysis of the items…
The study of human life and culture based on artifacts and hu…
"Southern aps" earliest human like creatures
Prehistory
Period before writing was developed
Archaeology
The study of past societies through an analysis of the items…
14 terms
Early Civilizations [World History]
Mesapotamia
Civilization
River valleys (why were they important)
Name the two rivers 0f mesapotamia
The land between two rivers - first civilization
complex societies - they have cities organized governments ar…
they were the center of trade and farming
Tigris and Euphrates
Mesapotamia
The land between two rivers - first civilization
Civilization
complex societies - they have cities organized governments ar…
65 terms
World History: Early Civilizations
civilization
names of civilizations
mesopotamian geography
mesopotamian conquering
a group with a distinct culture and with social, economic, or…
mesopotamian, egyptian, minoan, indus river valley, shang, zh…
middle east, tigris/euphrates river, warm, fertile, no natura…
sumerian, babylonian, hittite, assyrian, chaldean
civilization
a group with a distinct culture and with social, economic, or…
names of civilizations
mesopotamian, egyptian, minoan, indus river valley, shang, zh…
39 terms
World History: Early Empires
LAOZI
5 RELATIONSHIPS IN CONFUCIANISM
HATSHEPSUT
AMAN RE
TAOIST SAGE AND TEXT
RULER TO SUBJECT FRIEND TO FRIEND... HUSBAND TO WIFE OLDER TO YO…
ONLY WOMAN PHARAOH IN EGYPT
EGYPTIAN SUPREME GOD
LAOZI
TAOIST SAGE AND TEXT
5 RELATIONSHIPS IN CONFUCIANISM
RULER TO SUBJECT FRIEND TO FRIEND... HUSBAND TO WIFE OLDER TO YO…
30 terms
Early Humans World History
Paleolithic Era/Age
Scientific methods (types of dating an…
Radioactive carbon dating
Potassium-Argon Dating
Contains first evidence of human life on Earth... 12,500,000 B.C…
Dating helps scientists gather accurate information about ear…
One of the most effective methods for... For organic remains... Up…
For inorganic materials (stone)... Up to 3 billion years old
Paleolithic Era/Age
Contains first evidence of human life on Earth... 12,500,000 B.C…
Scientific methods (types of dating an…
Dating helps scientists gather accurate information about ear…
26 terms
Early Civilizations World History
traditional economy
basics of civilizations
how to prevent floods
priests back then
rely on doing the same thing over and over again
-organized government... -complex religions... -job specializations…
-build a dike... -dig canal
could communicate with the gods
traditional economy
rely on doing the same thing over and over again
basics of civilizations
-organized government... -complex religions... -job specializations…
16 terms
Early Modern Period World History
Compass
Mercantilism
Colombian Exchange
Renaissance
An instrument used to determine directions.
A belief in the benefits of profitable trading.
A period of cultural and biological exchanges between the New…
The activity, spirit, or time of the great revival of art, li…
Compass
An instrument used to determine directions.
Mercantilism
A belief in the benefits of profitable trading.
25 terms
Duffy World History Early Civilizations
Mesopotamia (land between the rivers)
5 Characteristics of a Civilizations
Mesopotamia Advanced Technology
Mesopotamia Record Keeping Cuneiform
The region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers; birthplac…
Advanced Technology, Specialized Workers, Cities Concentrated…
Wheel, Sailboat, 12 month calendar, cuneiform, copper and bro…
A form of writing developed by the Sumerians using a wedge sh…
Mesopotamia (land between the rivers)
The region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers; birthplac…
5 Characteristics of a Civilizations
Advanced Technology, Specialized Workers, Cities Concentrated…
63 terms
Early Greece World History
Greece is located in
What 3 seas surround the Greece penins…
The Greeks used the Mediterranean sea…
The Greeks used the Aegean sea for
Southern Europe
Ionian, Aegean, Mediterranean
Trade and contact with Egypt and Italy
Trade and contact with Asia Minor
Greece is located in
Southern Europe
What 3 seas surround the Greece penins…
Ionian, Aegean, Mediterranean
43 terms
Early World History
Culture
Fertile Crescent
City-state
Monotheism
people's unique way of life; each country has its own culture
an arc of rich farmland in Southwest Asia, between the Persia…
A city and its surrounding lands, functioning as an independe…
Belief in one god; Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Culture
people's unique way of life; each country has its own culture
Fertile Crescent
an arc of rich farmland in Southwest Asia, between the Persia…
29 terms
world history/ early civilizations
things associated with humans were ___…
homo sapiens go back how many years ago?
why don't we know much about the homo…
how long did the stone ages last?
2,000,000,000 years ago
300,000 years
there were no written documents at the time
from 2million b.c. to 3,000 b.c.
things associated with humans were ___…
2,000,000,000 years ago
homo sapiens go back how many years ago?
300,000 years
15 terms
World History: Archaeology/Early People
aerial
chamber
excavation
intact
of , with, or from aircraft; of or about the air
room; group of rooms
act or process of digging out
whole; entire
aerial
of , with, or from aircraft; of or about the air
chamber
room; group of rooms
32 terms
Early world history terms
Culture
Fertile Crescent
City-state
Monotheism
People unique ways of life. Each country has its own.
The regions curved shape and richness of land. It made rich s…
City with its surrounding territory that is functioned as a i…
A belief in a single God. There will never be a fight about w…
Culture
People unique ways of life. Each country has its own.
Fertile Crescent
The regions curved shape and richness of land. It made rich s…
31 terms
world history early civilizations
describe the first human beings in a c…
who did the first civilizations turn t…
where could mesopotamia be found
what is a city state
the first humans were wanderers
heredity monarchs
part of the fertile crescent surrounded by tigris and euphrat…
a political unit made up of a city and the surrounding lands
describe the first human beings in a c…
the first humans were wanderers
who did the first civilizations turn t…
heredity monarchs
13 terms
World History Early Man
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age/Neolithic Revolution
Artifact
Domestication
Age when stone age people were nomads and had to rely on hunt…
The revolutionary way of life that began with the invention o…
Objects made and used by early humans
The taming of animals
Paleolithic Age
Age when stone age people were nomads and had to rely on hunt…
Neolithic Age/Neolithic Revolution
The revolutionary way of life that began with the invention o…
22 terms
World History: Early Civilizations
Dynasty
Mummification
Pharoah
Polytheism
a series of rulers from a single family
process of preserving and drying corpses to prevent them from…
ruler of egypt. considered a god as well as political/militar…
belief in may gods
Dynasty
a series of rulers from a single family
Mummification
process of preserving and drying corpses to prevent them from…
20 terms
Duffy World History Early Civilizations
Mesopotamia (land between the rivers)
5 Characteristics of a Civilizations
River Valley Civilization?
Cuneiform
The region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers; birthplac…
Advanced Technology, Specialized Workers, Cities Concentrated…
Wheel, Sailboat, 12 month calendar, cuneiform, copper and bro…
A form of writing developed by the Sumerians using a wedge sh…
Mesopotamia (land between the rivers)
The region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers; birthplac…
5 Characteristics of a Civilizations
Advanced Technology, Specialized Workers, Cities Concentrated…
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