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11 terms
World Cultures Vocabulary 2
Cold War
Iron Curtain
Capitilism/ capatilist
Democracy
A series of threats between the USA and the Soviet Union with…
A metaphor made by Winston Churchill that symbolizes the geog…
A free market or individuals who make decisions about economy.
When the power of government is in people, or when people vot…
Cold War
A series of threats between the USA and the Soviet Union with…
Iron Curtain
A metaphor made by Winston Churchill that symbolizes the geog…
84 terms
World Cultures term 2
Labyrinth
Minotaur
Knossos
Iliad
Maze in which the Minotaur was kept?
Half bull half man
Capital of Minoa
A Greek epic describing the siege of Troy
Labyrinth
Maze in which the Minotaur was kept?
Minotaur
Half bull half man
22 terms
History: World Cultures 2
The Paleolithic Age is marked by...
Called a founding father, many conside…
The Assyrian Empire developed because…
In ancient China, the peasant class mo…
a hunting and gathering existence.
Abraham.
False.
False.
The Paleolithic Age is marked by...
a hunting and gathering existence.
Called a founding father, many conside…
Abraham.
25 terms
World Cultures Unit 2
archipelago
basin
canal
delta
a group or chain of islands
a dense, tropical rainforest near the equator that receives a…
a man-made water way
often triangle shaped, flat, low, watery land built up from s…
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
basin
a dense, tropical rainforest near the equator that receives a…
24 terms
Unit 2 World Cultures
world's population
population of the U.S.
population of Wisconsin
factors that affect population
Seven (7) billion
311 million
5.7 million
birth rate, death rate, migration, suitable land and climate
world's population
Seven (7) billion
population of the U.S.
311 million
95 terms
World Cultures Units 2-3
Septimus Severus
Barbarians
Visigoths
Odoacer
A poor Roman emperor who only cared about money, power, and e…
A member of tribe that was not the dominant power in ancient…
The barbarian tribe that sacked Rome in 410 CE
The barbarian king of the Visigoths that sacked Rome in 410 C…
Septimus Severus
A poor Roman emperor who only cared about money, power, and e…
Barbarians
A member of tribe that was not the dominant power in ancient…
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world cultures vocab 2
5 themes
location
place
physical characteristics
link between people and earth
tells the position of a place on earth
describes the physical characteristics of an area
land forms climate soil
5 themes
link between people and earth
location
tells the position of a place on earth
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World Cultures review, pt. 2 vocabulary
missionaries
conquistador
cash crop
Constitution
a person sent by a religious organization to convert others t…
Spanish soldier-explorer
crops grown for profit
a document that organizes a government and limits its power
missionaries
a person sent by a religious organization to convert others t…
conquistador
Spanish soldier-explorer
26 terms
World Cultures 2-2
Humanism
Humanities
Francesco Petrarch
Vernacular
Intellectual movement of the Renaissance based on the study o…
Grammar, rhetoric, poetry, moral philosophy, and history
Father of Italian Renaissance humanism; emphasis on using Cla…
Local spoken language
Humanism
Intellectual movement of the Renaissance based on the study o…
Humanities
Grammar, rhetoric, poetry, moral philosophy, and history
38 terms
World Cultures Unit 2 - Africa
desertification
archaeology
hieroglyphics
tropics
occurs when semi-arid land turns into desert.
study of remains of past cultures to give general ideas about…
ancient Egyptian writing system using picture symbols for ide…
Region between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Caprico…
desertification
occurs when semi-arid land turns into desert.
archaeology
study of remains of past cultures to give general ideas about…
20 terms
WORLD GEOGRAPHY - CULTURE #2
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Democracy
Oligarchy
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
system of government in which leaders rule with consent of th…
system of government in which a small group holds power
Monarchy
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
Dictatorship
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
28 terms
World Cultures Unit 2
absolute location
distortion
map projection
relative location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
twisting out of shap
a projection of the globe onto a flat map using a grid of lin…
The position of a place in relation to another place
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
distortion
twisting out of shap
world cultures thang 2
dialogue on two planetary systems
inquisition
scientific revolution
Francis bacon
Galileo rights this
A Roman Catholic tribunal for investigating and prosecuting c…
A major change in European thought, starting in the mid-1500s…
he believed that people should gain knowledge through scienti…
dialogue on two planetary systems
Galileo rights this
inquisition
A Roman Catholic tribunal for investigating and prosecuting c…
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Unit 2- World Cultures
Historical
Custom
Local
Trip
I like visiting _________ areas when I'm on a holiday.
It's a part of Turkish _________ to take off your shoes at ho…
Baklava is a _________ dessert of Turkey.
Our next school _________ is to Miniatürk.
Historical
I like visiting _________ areas when I'm on a holiday.
Custom
It's a part of Turkish _________ to take off your shoes at ho…
21 terms
15.2 world cultures
Ramadan
Shahada
Salat
Zakat
A holy month where muslims try to make a deeper connection wi…
The declaration of faith-there is no God but God and Muhammad…
Daily prayer- Muslims face Mecca five times a day to pray- su…
Giving charity- required to give to those in need
Ramadan
A holy month where muslims try to make a deeper connection wi…
Shahada
The declaration of faith-there is no God but God and Muhammad…
19 terms
World Cultures 2
city-state
polytheism
myth
scribe
a city that is also a separate, independent state
belief in many gods
a legend that explains people's beliefs
professional writer
city-state
a city that is also a separate, independent state
polytheism
belief in many gods
31 terms
World Cultures Chapter 2
Society
Hunter-Gatherers
Distribute
Domestication
A community of people who share a common culture
People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits…
To divide among a group of people.
Selective growing or breeding of plants and animals to make t…
Society
A community of people who share a common culture
Hunter-Gatherers
People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits…
34 terms
World cultures chapter 2
thematic map
physical features
landforms
plateau
a map that shows a particular theme or topic
geographic features you can see (rivers, lakes, mountains, de…
the natural features of the land's surface
an area of high, flat land
thematic map
a map that shows a particular theme or topic
physical features
geographic features you can see (rivers, lakes, mountains, de…
22 terms
World Cultures Unit 2
World's population
Population of the U.S.
Population of Wisconsin
Agricultural revolution
Seven (7) billion
311 million
5.7 million
he shift from hunting and gathering societies to producing cr…
World's population
Seven (7) billion
Population of the U.S.
311 million
25 terms
world cultures chapter 2
Prince Henry
What did Europeans want from Aisa
Astrolabe
West Indies
"the Navigator" Leader of Portugals's Explorations
Spices
device was used for finding latitude and telling time
name was given to the island that were discovered in 1942
Prince Henry
"the Navigator" Leader of Portugals's Explorations
What did Europeans want from Aisa
Spices
20 terms
World Cultures vocab #2
Archipelago
Canyon
Continent
Island
a group or chain of islands
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
one of the seven large bodies of land on earth
land surrounded by water
Archipelago
a group or chain of islands
Canyon
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
10 terms
World Cultures 1.2
Nomads
Hunter-gatherers
Neolithic Revolution
slash and burn farming
highly mobile people who moved from place to place searching…
Nomadic groups whose food supply depend on hunting animals an…
farming and hearding;
cutting trees or grasses and burning them to clear a field.
Nomads
highly mobile people who moved from place to place searching…
Hunter-gatherers
Nomadic groups whose food supply depend on hunting animals an…
10 terms
world cultures vocab 2
Rationalism
Philosophies
Popular Sovereignty
Denis Diberot
truth determined by logical thinking
thinkers and critics of society
government created and controlled by the people
published the Encyclopedia
Rationalism
truth determined by logical thinking
Philosophies
thinkers and critics of society
79 terms
World cultures 2.1
Epic poem
Polis
Acropolis
Democracy
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero
The early Greek city-state, consisting of a city or town and…
A place of refuge during an attack and sometimes came to be a…
Government by the people of rule of the many
Epic poem
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero
Polis
The early Greek city-state, consisting of a city or town and…
World Cultures Vocab 2
cataract
omnivore
concession
impregnable
waterfall, rapid
eats all
make allowances/ exceptions; bend the rules
impenetrable; unable to be conquered
cataract
waterfall, rapid
omnivore
eats all
13 terms
World Cultures: 21-2
monastery
convent
pagan
sacraments
a secluded community where men called monks focus on prayer a…
a religious community for women known as nuns.
follower of a polytheistic religion
sacred rites of Christianity, such as baptism and communion
monastery
a secluded community where men called monks focus on prayer a…
convent
a religious community for women known as nuns.
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world cultures: 22-2
Norman
Harold Godwin
Edward
Thomas Becket
Viking raiders also known as Northmen. They settled in northe…
The real power of England was held by a noble family called t…
the Anglo-Saxon king, Edward the Confessor. he was a weak rul…
the Archbishop of Canterbury whom was murdered by the knights…
Norman
Viking raiders also known as Northmen. They settled in northe…
Harold Godwin
The real power of England was held by a noble family called t…
26 terms
World Cultures 2-1
More ____ than the rest of Europe
___ was based in Italy's many cities
Goods that were demanded from the Midd…
Italy failed this in the Middle Ages
Urban
Trade networks
Silks, sugar, spices
Monarchical state
More ____ than the rest of Europe
Urban
___ was based in Italy's many cities
Trade networks
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World Cultures: Test 2 Culture
Culture
Cultural diffusion
urban
rural
a way of life of people with similar beliefs ex: dress & lang…
When people spread their culture to other places ex: coca-col…
Having to do with life in the city ex: skyscrapers
Having to do with life in the country ex: cows and crops
Culture
a way of life of people with similar beliefs ex: dress & lang…
Cultural diffusion
When people spread their culture to other places ex: coca-col…
24 terms
World Cultures P2 - Global Development
Sustainable Development Goals (global…
Urban
Industrial
GDP per capita
a UN initiative of 17 goals for ALL countries to develop econ…
City
Factories: making or manufacturing of goods, ex. tissue, elec…
is a measure of average income ($) per person
Sustainable Development Goals (global…
a UN initiative of 17 goals for ALL countries to develop econ…
Urban
City
22 terms
World Cultures2: Africa Physical
Atlas Mountains
Medditerranean Sea
Sahara Desert
Nile River
Atlas Mountains
Medditerranean Sea
72 terms
world cultures test #2
covenant
Mount Sinai
Torah
Shema
An agreement established long ago between God and ancient Isr…
Where Abraham and later Moses spoke to God
Literally, means "instruction" and loosely translates to "law…
- Judaism's most basic theological statement that declares th…
covenant
An agreement established long ago between God and ancient Isr…
Mount Sinai
Where Abraham and later Moses spoke to God
10 terms
world cultures section 2
nomad
neolithic revolution
slash-and-burn farming
ice man
highly mobile people who moved from place to place foraging,…
agricultural revolution, the far reaching changes in human li…
cutting trees or grasses and burned to clear a field.
found by two German hikers in 1991, between Austria ad Italy.…
nomad
highly mobile people who moved from place to place foraging,…
neolithic revolution
agricultural revolution, the far reaching changes in human li…
World Cultures test #2
Race
Culture
Ethnicity
Nation
System for classifying people based on various similarities a…
All learned thought and behavior(and the concrete and abstrac…
A group based on shared culture and decent
A people
Race
System for classifying people based on various similarities a…
Culture
All learned thought and behavior(and the concrete and abstrac…
World Cultures Chapter 2
Led the way for sponsoring exploration…
An ancien device, adapted for finding…
(Ship) a new, lighter, and faster way…
Found by columbus and he believed they…
Prince Henry
Astrolabe
Caravel
West Indies
Led the way for sponsoring exploration…
Prince Henry
An ancien device, adapted for finding…
Astrolabe
26 terms
world cultures test #2
republic
patrician
consul
dictator
system of government in which officials are chosen by the gov…
members of the landholding upper class
the senators elected from the patricians class two
ruler who has complete control over a governement
republic
system of government in which officials are chosen by the gov…
patrician
members of the landholding upper class
30 terms
World Cultures Vocab 2
Delta
Divide
Isthmus
Peninsula
area formed by soil deposited at the mouth of a river
ridge that separates rivers that flow in one direction from t…
narrow slip of land joining two large land areas or joining a…
piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
Delta
area formed by soil deposited at the mouth of a river
Divide
ridge that separates rivers that flow in one direction from t…
45 terms
World Cultures Ch. 2
Person who supoosedly unified upoer an…
Too Egyptian God
This dynasty overthrew the Shang
Where one idea transfers from one cult…
Narmer
Ra; sun god
Zhou
Cultural diffusion
Person who supoosedly unified upoer an…
Narmer
Too Egyptian God
Ra; sun god
18 terms
World Cultures - 15-2
Muhammad
Qur'an
Hijra
The five Pillars of Islam
Prophet of Islam ... The angel Gabriel visited him and reveled…
The Muslim holy text... A record of the revelations to Muhammad…
The flight of Muhammad and his people from Mecca to medina
1. The declarations of faith ~ shahada... 2. Daily prayer ~ sal…
Muhammad
Prophet of Islam ... The angel Gabriel visited him and reveled…
Qur'an
The Muslim holy text... A record of the revelations to Muhammad…
27 terms
World Cultures Test #2
Socialization
Nuclear Family
Extended Family
atmosphere
The process by which a person gains an identity. The person l…
It includes the mother, father, and the offspring
The nuclear family plus aunts, uncles, grandparents, and cous…
Air
Socialization
The process by which a person gains an identity. The person l…
Nuclear Family
It includes the mother, father, and the offspring
38 terms
WORLD CULTURES (ww2)
Fascism
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Nazism
was a new, militant political movement that emphasized loyalt…
boldly promised to rescue Italy by reviving its economy and r…
was a little-known political leader whose early life had been…
the fascist policies of the national socialist German workers…
Fascism
was a new, militant political movement that emphasized loyalt…
Benito Mussolini
boldly promised to rescue Italy by reviving its economy and r…
38 terms
MP 2 World Cultures Review
List 5 attributes/traits of the Middle…
List 5 attributes/traits of the Renais…
List 3 characteristics that are seen w…
List 3 characteristics that are seen w…
Black Plague, Crusades, Feudalism, Knights, and Christianity
Humanism, Printing Press, Protestant Reformation, Rebirth, an…
2D, focused on religion, and no linear perspective
3D, showed a variety of topics, and shading
List 5 attributes/traits of the Middle…
Black Plague, Crusades, Feudalism, Knights, and Christianity
List 5 attributes/traits of the Renais…
Humanism, Printing Press, Protestant Reformation, Rebirth, an…
16 terms
World cultures, chapter 2
Nomad
Civilization
Archaeologist
Artisan
Member of hunting people who travel from place to place to fi…
Highly organized group of people with their own language and…
Scientist who studies remains left by early people
Skilled craftworker
Nomad
Member of hunting people who travel from place to place to fi…
Civilization
Highly organized group of people with their own language and…
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World Cultures Vocab. 2
Geography
Location
Latitude
Longitude
study of people, their environment, and their resources
position of a place on Earth's surface
distance north or south of the equator
distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
Geography
study of people, their environment, and their resources
Location
position of a place on Earth's surface
39 terms
World Cultures Ch 2
plate tectonics
earthquakes
faults
weathering
the theory that explains how the continents were formed and w…
sudden and violent movements of the earth's crust
cracks in the earth's crust
when water and ice, chemicals, and plants break rocks apart i…
plate tectonics
the theory that explains how the continents were formed and w…
earthquakes
sudden and violent movements of the earth's crust
32 terms
World Cultures 2
Derogatory
Taboo
Kaross
Kalahari
to lesson a reputation or an insult
forbidden behaviors
A carrying pouch, leather apron, worn by women
Desert in southwest Africa (Botswana)
Derogatory
to lesson a reputation or an insult
Taboo
forbidden behaviors
88 terms
World Cultures S2
Chernozem
Transcaucasia
Continentality
Taiga
Black topsoil; one of the world's most fertile soils
A region that consists of the republics of Armenia, Azerbaija…
A region's distance from the moderating influence of the sea.…
South of the tundra, this is the largest forest on Earth, con…
Chernozem
Black topsoil; one of the world's most fertile soils
Transcaucasia
A region that consists of the republics of Armenia, Azerbaija…
16 terms
World Cultures Chapter 2
culture
civilization
religion
economy
Culture is how people live in a region, behave, and think & i…
a society that has a highly developed culture and technology
something that you believe in, like a god or gods
a system in which people produce, sell, and buy things
culture
Culture is how people live in a region, behave, and think & i…
civilization
a society that has a highly developed culture and technology
49 terms
World Cultures 18.2
Early Japanese Society:... Division of p…
A.D 400, what happened?
What did the union lead to?
Who led the union?
Clans, Groups or Families- all descended from a common ancest…
many clans formed a union, settled in the district called Yam…
unity in much of Japan
the Tenno clan
Early Japanese Society:... Division of p…
Clans, Groups or Families- all descended from a common ancest…
A.D 400, what happened?
many clans formed a union, settled in the district called Yam…
33 terms
World Cultures 3-2
Ulrich Zwingli
What happened in October 1531?
John Calvin
Calvin believed that only _____ was su…
priest in Zürich, Switzerland; began to introduce reforms of…
war broke out between protestant and catholic states
took over Protestant Reformation; published "Institutes of th…
faith
Ulrich Zwingli
priest in Zürich, Switzerland; began to introduce reforms of…
What happened in October 1531?
war broke out between protestant and catholic states
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