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Ancient China
Zhou Dynasty
merchants
Marco Polo
Portugal
This dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese His…
Lowest social class in China
Famous European who came to China during the Yuan Dynasty
First European country to come to China and want to trade
Zhou Dynasty
This dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese His…
merchants
Lowest social class in China
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Bill of Rights
Federalist
Anti-Federalist
First Amendment
2nd Amendment
Supporters of the constitution that believed a strong central…
People against the constitution. They believed a strong centr…
Guarantees freedom of religion, speech, the press, and the ri…
Protect our right to bear arms.
Federalist
Supporters of the constitution that believed a strong central…
Anti-Federalist
People against the constitution. They believed a strong centr…
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US History First Semester Final
Columbian Exchange
Motivation of European Explorers
Mercantilism
Puritans
England to America: ... -cattle... -horses... -diseases... -coffee beans…
1. Trade Routes (new route to China)... 2. Disease... 3. The renais…
obtaining as much wealth by selling more than you're buying (…
felt too restricted in religion--wanted to create a "model" s…
Columbian Exchange
England to America: ... -cattle... -horses... -diseases... -coffee beans…
Motivation of European Explorers
1. Trade Routes (new route to China)... 2. Disease... 3. The renais…
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Scavenger Hunt
Mercantilism
Subsistence farming
Cash crops
Slave codes
An economic theory whose goal is building a state's wealth an…
Producing just enough to meet immediate needs
A crop that can be sold easily in markets
Rules focusing on the behavior and punishment of enslaved peo…
Mercantilism
An economic theory whose goal is building a state's wealth an…
Subsistence farming
Producing just enough to meet immediate needs
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Legislative Branch Vocabulary
LEGISLATURE
MAJORITY PARTY
CONSTITIUENT
EXPRESSED POWERS
A group of people who meet to make the laws (Example- Congress)
In Congress, the political party to which more than half of t…
A person from a legislator's district
Powers of Congress that are listed (or enumerated) in the Con…
LEGISLATURE
A group of people who meet to make the laws (Example- Congress)
MAJORITY PARTY
In Congress, the political party to which more than half of t…
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ss vocab 1/14/17
Expansionism
Territory
Expedition
Louisiana Purchase
refers in general to the growth of a nation. When used in con…
a geographic area belonging to or under the jurisdiction of a…
a journey organized for a particular purpose
the 1803 purchase of a large land territory from France
Expansionism
refers in general to the growth of a nation. When used in con…
Territory
a geographic area belonging to or under the jurisdiction of a…
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Chapters 12 & 13 Social Studies Vocabulary
subcontinent
river system
monsoon
granary
a large landmass that is set apart from the rest of the conti…
a main river and all of the other rivers and streams that dra…
seasonal winds
special building used to hold grain
subcontinent
a large landmass that is set apart from the rest of the conti…
river system
a main river and all of the other rivers and streams that dra…
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Chapter 19: Empires in Collision: Europe. The Middle East and East Asia 1800-1914 Matt Morgus
Sultan Adb al-Hamid II
Balance of Trade
Boxer Uprising
Chinese Revolution of 1911
Ottoman sultan, 1876-1909, who accepted a reform constitution…
Difference between how much a country imports and how much it…
Rising of Chinese militia organizations from 1898 to 1901 in…
The collapse of China's imperial order, officially at the han…
Sultan Adb al-Hamid II
Ottoman sultan, 1876-1909, who accepted a reform constitution…
Balance of Trade
Difference between how much a country imports and how much it…
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Week 14: The Florida Territory
militia
seize
census
shrewdly
a military force raised from civilian population
to take
a count: the US Census is done every 10 years
wisely and knowingly
militia
a military force raised from civilian population
seize
to take
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Vocab Unit 2 Week 4
Poised
Regime
Retard
Transparent
(adj.) Balanced, suspended; calm. controlled; ready for action.
(n.) A government in power; a form or system of rule or manag…
(v.) To make slow, delay, hold back.
(adj.) Allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or u…
Poised
(adj.) Balanced, suspended; calm. controlled; ready for action.
Regime
(n.) A government in power; a form or system of rule or manag…
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vocab power plus book 3 lesson 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
to make impure, to contaminate... syn: taint; corrupt... ant: refin…
to come forth; to send forth... syn: rise; emerge
tastelessly gaudy... syn: showy, glaring, flashy
idolatry
excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
adulterate
to make impure, to contaminate... syn: taint; corrupt... ant: refin…
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Math midterm
Random
Probability
Personal Probability
Rate
By chance
A number that describes how likely it is that an event will o…
personal judgment about whether a specific outcome is likely…
A ratio that compares two quantities measured in different un…
Random
By chance
Probability
A number that describes how likely it is that an event will o…
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You Can Make a Difference! / Save the Sea Otters!
environment
flipper
government
habitat
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
A place where an organism lives
environment
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
flipper
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Chapter 15. Vocab
Geocentric
Heliocentric
Universal law of gravitation
Rationalism
Earth- centered ;a system of planetary motion in which the su…
Sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the earth a…
One of Newton's three rules of motion; it explains that plane…
A system of thoughts expounded by Rene Descartes based on the…
Geocentric
Earth- centered ;a system of planetary motion in which the su…
Heliocentric
Sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the earth a…
19 termscreated on January 17, 2017
chapter 15 vocabulary
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
having or representing the earth as the center, as in former…
having or representing the sun as the center, as in the accep…
it is a particle that attracts every other particle in the un…
a belief or theory that opinions and actions should be based…
geocentric
having or representing the earth as the center, as in former…
heliocentric
having or representing the sun as the center, as in the accep…
26 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Earth's Systems
Erosion
Phytoplankton
wavelength
photosynthesis
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Microscopic, free-floating, autotrophic organisms that functi…
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
Erosion
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Phytoplankton
Microscopic, free-floating, autotrophic organisms that functi…
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chapter 15 vocab
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
earth centered a system of planetary motion in which the sun,…
sun centered the system of the universe in which the earth an…
one of newtons three rules of motion it explains that planeta…
a system of thought expounded by rene descartes based on beli…
geocentric
earth centered a system of planetary motion in which the sun,…
heliocentric
sun centered the system of the universe in which the earth an…
19 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Chapter 15 vocab
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
having or representing the earth as the center, as in former…
sun centered the system of the universe in which the earth an…
particle attracts every other particle in the universe using…
a belief or theory that opinions and actions should be based…
geocentric
having or representing the earth as the center, as in former…
heliocentric
sun centered the system of the universe in which the earth an…
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vocab scientific revolution
geometric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
earth .. center created. a system of planetary
sun-centered .. where earth an plane evolve around sun
one of newtons three rules of motion explains planetary bodies
its a system of thought expounded by Rene descartes
geometric
earth .. center created. a system of planetary
heliocentric
sun-centered .. where earth an plane evolve around sun
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The Scientific Revolution Vocab
geocentric
Heliocentric
Universal Law of Gravitation
rationalism
Earth-centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
Sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the earth a…
One of Newton's 3 laws of motion; it explains that planetary…
A system of thought expounded by Rene Descartes based on the…
geocentric
Earth-centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
Heliocentric
Sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the earth a…
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Ch 15. Vocab
Philosopher
Geocentric
Heliocentric
Universal law of gravitation
A person who seeks knowledge or enlightenment; a scholar or a…
Earth-Centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
Sun-Centered; the system of the universe in which the Earth a…
One of newtons the laws; explains that all planets revolve ar…
Philosopher
A person who seeks knowledge or enlightenment; a scholar or a…
Geocentric
Earth-Centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
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danes words
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
earth-centered; a system of planetary mottion in which the su…
sun centered; the system of the universe in which the Earth a…
planetary bodies continue in eliptical orbit around the sun b…
a system of thoughts expounded by Rene Descartes based on bel…
geocentric
earth-centered; a system of planetary mottion in which the su…
heliocentric
sun centered; the system of the universe in which the Earth a…
19 termscreated on January 17, 2017
chapter 15 vocab
geometric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
earth centered a system of planetary motion in which the sun,…
sun-centered the system of the universe in which the earth an…
one of newtons three rules of motion it explains that planeta…
a system of thought expounded by rene descartes based on the…
geometric
earth centered a system of planetary motion in which the sun,…
heliocentric
sun-centered the system of the universe in which the earth an…
19 termscreated on January 17, 2017
chapter 15 vocab.
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
earth-centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the earth a…
one of Newton's three rules of motion; it explains that plane…
a system of thought expounded by René Descartes based on the…
geocentric
earth-centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
heliocentric
sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the earth a…
19 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Chapter 15 vocab
Geocentric
Heliocentric
Universal law of gravitation
rationalism
Earth-centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the earth a…
one of Newton's three laws of motion explains how things orbi…
a system of thought expounded by Rene Descartes based on the…
Geocentric
Earth-centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
Heliocentric
sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the earth a…
19 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Chapter 15 Vocab
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
Earth-center; a system of planetary motion in which the sun,…
sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the Earth a…
one of newtons tree rules of motion; it explains that planeta…
a system of thought expounded by Rene Descartes based on the…
geocentric
Earth-center; a system of planetary motion in which the sun,…
heliocentric
sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the Earth a…
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Chapter 15 vocab
Philosophers
Geocentric
Spheres
Heliocentric
A person who seeks wisdom or enlightenment; a scholar or a th…
Earth-centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
In ancient astronomy, any of the concentric, revolving, spher…
Sun-centered; the system of the universe in which the Earth a…
Philosophers
A person who seeks wisdom or enlightenment; a scholar or a th…
Geocentric
Earth-centered; a system of planetary motion in which the sun…
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Civil War
Fort Sumpter
Election of 1860
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Bull Run
Where first shot was fired that began the civil war.
Lincoln, the Republican candidate, won because the Democratic…
Turning point of the War that made it clear the North would w…
July 21, 1861. Va. (outside of D.C.) People watched battle. T…
Fort Sumpter
Where first shot was fired that began the civil war.
Election of 1860
Lincoln, the Republican candidate, won because the Democratic…
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Branches of Government
What branch makes laws?
What branch carries out the laws?
What branch interprets the laws?
Who makes up congress?
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Senate and House of Representatives
What branch makes laws?
Legislative Branch
What branch carries out the laws?
Executive Branch
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chapter 17 vocab
Geocentric
Heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
having or representing the earth as the center, as in former…
having or representing the sun as the center, as in the accep…
states that a particle attracts every other particle in the u…
a belief or theory that opinions and actions should be based…
Geocentric
having or representing the earth as the center, as in former…
Heliocentric
having or representing the sun as the center, as in the accep…
27 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of religion.... freedom of press... freedom of assembly... fre…
Right to bear arms.
Prohibits the forced quartering of soldiers during peacetime.
searches and seizures (search warrant)
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion.... freedom of press... freedom of assembly... fre…
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms.
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WH Ch. 18
Guiding Question
Pg. 183
When did the Gupta Empire rule India?
What does a golden age mean?
Why is the Gupta Empire considered a "golden age" in India?
...
320 to 550 C.E. (first to be in CE)
A time of prosperity and achievement.
Guiding Question
Why is the Gupta Empire considered a "golden age" in India?
Pg. 183
...
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U.S. History I Midterm Study Guide
French and Indian War
Pontiac's Rebellion
Great Britain
Reaction to British taxation
War between British on one side, and the French and Native Am…
One cause was British settlers flooding into Indian lands in…
Model for American government
Colonists protested in American cities.
French and Indian War
War between British on one side, and the French and Native Am…
Pontiac's Rebellion
One cause was British settlers flooding into Indian lands in…
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USII Midterm Study Guide- All Terms
protective tariff
Bessemer process
horizontal integration
electricity
A tax on imported goods that raises the price of imports so p…
A method for making steel more efficiently that was patented…
system of consolidating many businesses into one larger busin…
extended the number of hours in a day Americans could work an…
protective tariff
A tax on imported goods that raises the price of imports so p…
Bessemer process
A method for making steel more efficiently that was patented…
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Revolution and Enlightenment Vocab
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
(earth-centered) system of planetary motion that places Earth…
(sun-centered) system of the universe proposed in 1543 by Nic…
One of Newton's law; the planets orbit the sun through gravit…
system of thought expounded by René Descartes based on the be…
geocentric
(earth-centered) system of planetary motion that places Earth…
heliocentric
(sun-centered) system of the universe proposed in 1543 by Nic…
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Chapter 17 Vocab World History
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
a model that places earth at the center of the universe
literally, sun-centered: the system of the universe proposed…
one of the three rules of motion governing the planetary bodi…
a system of thought expounded by Rene Descartes based on the…
geocentric
a model that places earth at the center of the universe
heliocentric
literally, sun-centered: the system of the universe proposed…
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WH Chapter 17
geocentric
heliocentric
universal law of gravitation
rationalism
the earth is placed in the center of the universe
the sun is placed in the center of the universe
Explains why the planetary bodies continue their elliptical o…
system based on the belief that reason is the chief source of…
geocentric
the earth is placed in the center of the universe
heliocentric
the sun is placed in the center of the universe
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Ch. 17 Vocab
Geocentric
Heliocentric
Universal Law Of Gravitation
Rationalism
A model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
Based on the belief that the sun is the center of the universe
the gravitational force between objects depends on their mass…
A belief or theory that opinions and actions should be based…
Geocentric
A model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
Heliocentric
Based on the belief that the sun is the center of the universe
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World History Vocab Chapter 17
Geocentric
Heliocentric
Universal Law of Gravitation
Rationalism
Placing Earth at the center of the universe.
Sun centered.
A law that explains why the planetary bodies continue their e…
The system of thought that is based on the belief that reason…
Geocentric
Placing Earth at the center of the universe.
Heliocentric
Sun centered.
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Kaytlin Imperial China
Steppe
Terror
Unify
Regime
Wide, grassy plains that stretch from the Black Sea to northe…
Violent acts that cause fear
To make into a single unit
Rulers during a given period of time.
Steppe
Wide, grassy plains that stretch from the Black Sea to northe…
Terror
Violent acts that cause fear
27 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Amendments with pictures
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of religion.
Right to bear arms.
Prohibits the forced quartering of soldiers during peacetime.
searches and seizures (search warrant)
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion.
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms.
30 termscreated on January 17, 2017
AP Macroeconomics unit 5: Conflicting schools of thought and economic growth
Real GDP
Nominal GDP
Real GDP equation
Nominal Wages
Adjusts for inflation
Doesn't adjust for inflation
= Nominal GDP/ (price index) * 100
The amount printed on a workers paycheck
Real GDP
Adjusts for inflation
Nominal GDP
Doesn't adjust for inflation
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準2級 まりな先生 単語リスト
belief
confuse
creation
custom
信念
混乱する
創造物
習慣、税関
belief
信念
confuse
混乱する
24 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Holt Social Studies World GEOGRAPHY chapter 4
culture
culture trait
culture region
ethnic group
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
an area in which people have many shared culture traits
a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
culture
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
culture trait
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
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Reading 14 Economic Growth and Investment decisions
PPP relative version
The Fisher effect
The percentage change in the sport exchange rate will be comp…
Nominal interest rate is the sum of real interest rate plus t…
PPP relative version
The percentage change in the sport exchange rate will be comp…
The Fisher effect
Nominal interest rate is the sum of real interest rate plus t…
18 termscreated on January 17, 2017
OP5- World War 2
Allies (WW2)
Axis Powers
dictator
Fascism
The countries that united to fight the Axis during World War…
Group of military dictaorships that fought against the Allies…
A leader with absolute power over the nation's government.
a form of government that denies individual freedom and gives…
Allies (WW2)
The countries that united to fight the Axis during World War…
Axis Powers
Group of military dictaorships that fought against the Allies…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 2
Cecil Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore
Act of Toleration
Roger Williams
Providence
In 1634, Cecil Calvert (Second Lord Baltimore) was the son of…
The first colonial statue granting religious freedom to all C…
A respected Puritan minister who believed that the individual…
This settlement has founded in 1636 by Roger Williams. (p. 29)
Cecil Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore
In 1634, Cecil Calvert (Second Lord Baltimore) was the son of…
Act of Toleration
The first colonial statue granting religious freedom to all C…
14 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Branches of Government
SUPREME COURT
9 JUSTICES
CONGRESS
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES & SENATE
Where does the judicial branch meet?
Who is in the judicial branch?
What is the law-making group of the legislative branch called?
What are the 2 parts of the legislative branch called?
SUPREME COURT
Where does the judicial branch meet?
9 JUSTICES
Who is in the judicial branch?
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Level 2 spellings.
Appealing
Government
Terrorism
Engagement
Attractive or interesting.
The group of people with the authority to govern a country or…
The unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially aga…
A formal agreement to get married.
Appealing
Attractive or interesting.
Government
The group of people with the authority to govern a country or…
54 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Reading test 2
announce
despite
visualize
constantly
make known
without being affected by; in spite of
to form a mental image of something
continuously
announce
make known
despite
without being affected by; in spite of
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