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History final
The Wilmot Proviso
The idea of popular sovereignty
President Zachary Taylor wanted to adm…
Given the bitterness of the congressio…
would prohibit slavery in any lands acquired from Mexico
would allow people in the territories to decide whether or no…
wished to bypass the divisive issue of slavery in the territo…
He split the issues into separate bills.
The Wilmot Proviso
would prohibit slavery in any lands acquired from Mexico
The idea of popular sovereignty
would allow people in the territories to decide whether or no…
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Ancient Greece Study Guide
polis
aristocracy
politics
oligarchy
city-state
a hereditary class of rulers
the art and practice of government
government in which the a small group of people rule
polis
city-state
aristocracy
a hereditary class of rulers
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Social studies chapter 4 study guide
Federal
Constitution of the United States
Constitution
Congress
The government of the United States of America is our nationa…
Describes the job of each branch
Is a written set of laws that describes how a government is t…
The legislative branch of the national government
Federal
The government of the United States of America is our nationa…
Constitution of the United States
Describes the job of each branch
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AP Gov Chpt 11
interest group
lobbying
inside lobbying
outside lobbying
any group other than a political party that is organized to i…
an attempt to influence public officials by speaking to them…
activities by lobbyists and interest group leaders that invol…
activities by interest group leaders that seek to mobilize co…
interest group
any group other than a political party that is organized to i…
lobbying
an attempt to influence public officials by speaking to them…
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Mid-Year Exam Review
Capital
Cataracts
Delta
Fertile Cresent
money or any form of wealth
dangerous, rocky, fast moving water
Fan shaped area of fertile marshland formed near the end of a…
early farming socieites developed by the Tigris and Euphrates…
Capital
money or any form of wealth
Cataracts
dangerous, rocky, fast moving water
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WW (9-10) 10th grade
autopsy
compunction
debut
expository
examination to determine the cause of death
remorse
first appearance
explanatory
autopsy
examination to determine the cause of death
compunction
remorse
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Civics Chapter 5 Key Terms
Bicameral
The Great Compromise
Three-Fifths Compromise
Ratify
two-house legislature
a plan that each side gave up a little bit to benefit all
made 3 out of every 5 slaves a person in the state's population
approval
Bicameral
two-house legislature
The Great Compromise
a plan that each side gave up a little bit to benefit all
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"The Judicial Branch"
Appeal
Appellate court
Chief Justice
Circuit courts
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a…
type of court in which a party who lost a case in a lower cou…
Head of the Judicial branch at the NATIONAL level
Intermediate federal appellate courts. Cover 13 "circuits" ac…
Appeal
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a…
Appellate court
type of court in which a party who lost a case in a lower cou…
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9 weeks history vocab words
balance of power
indulgence
conquistador
theocracy
no one nation is powerful enough to threat others
a pardon releasing a person from punishments due for a sin
the Spanish exporters and soldiers that contributed to the co…
a government controlled by religious leaders
balance of power
no one nation is powerful enough to threat others
indulgence
a pardon releasing a person from punishments due for a sin
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Ohio History Chapter 5
Confederacy
Ambush
Political party
The Federalist Party
A group that is united for a common purpose.
A surprise attack
A group of people who share similar ideas about government
believed in industry and a strong national government , consi…
Confederacy
A group that is united for a common purpose.
Ambush
A surprise attack
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Crucible Vocab
Crucible
McCarthyism
Subversive
Hysteria
Servere crisis; vessel for refining metal
Making accusations without evidence
Underdetermine an established government
Uncontrollable excitement by a group of people
Crucible
Servere crisis; vessel for refining metal
McCarthyism
Making accusations without evidence
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SS Chapter 2
Tribe
Tepees
Wampum
Iroquois respected nature by
Group of families with one leader
Shelter made of a circle of poles and buffalo hides
Polished seashells on strings or woven into belts. Belts were…
They would thank a deer for its food before killing it.
Tribe
Group of families with one leader
Tepees
Shelter made of a circle of poles and buffalo hides
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Chapter 6 Pol
Totalitarianism
Rectification
Cells
Partiinost
A political system in which every facet of society, the econo…
In Maoist China, the elimination of all purported capitalist…
Small, tightly knit organizational units at the grassroots le…
The spirit of sacrifice, enthusiasm, and unquestioning devoti…
Totalitarianism
A political system in which every facet of society, the econo…
Rectification
In Maoist China, the elimination of all purported capitalist…
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Thomas Aquinas' 5 Ways
1st Argument
2nd Argument
3rd Argument
4th Argument
Motion or Change
Causes
Possibility and Necessity
Grades of Perfection
1st Argument
Motion or Change
2nd Argument
Causes
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IB Business and Management BUSINESS ORGANISATION AND ENVIRONMENT 1.2 Types of Organisation
Private Sector
Public Sector
Mixed economy
Free-market economy
Comprises businesses owned and controlled by individuals or g…
Comprises organisations accountable to and controlled by cent…
Economic resources are owned and controlled by both private a…
Economic resources are owned largely by the private sector wi…
Private Sector
Comprises businesses owned and controlled by individuals or g…
Public Sector
Comprises organisations accountable to and controlled by cent…
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US History Fall Finals Terms
Colombian Exchange
John Smith
John Rolfe
Indentured Servants
Transfers for old world to new and new to old (diseases, crop…
"intrepid young adventurer" whipped colonists into shape in J…
Father of the tobacco industry... The guy who married Pocahonti…
Broke people who worked for years "to pay their passage" ther…
Colombian Exchange
Transfers for old world to new and new to old (diseases, crop…
John Smith
"intrepid young adventurer" whipped colonists into shape in J…
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History Midterm 2016: Westward Expansion
Great Plains
William T Sherman
Fort Laramie Treaty
Reservations
Ran from Rocky Mountains to Missouri River
Led total war against Native Americans
Required all Native Americans to live on reservations
Area where Native Americans were forced to live on
Great Plains
Ran from Rocky Mountains to Missouri River
William T Sherman
Led total war against Native Americans
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History Midterm 2016: Industry, Immigration, and Reform
Thomas Edison
Alexander Grand Bell
Bessemer Process
Monopoly
United states inventor who helped popularize the light bulb a…
Invented the telephone
Industrial process for making steel using a Bessemer converte…
A marker with many buyers and only one seller
Thomas Edison
United states inventor who helped popularize the light bulb a…
Alexander Grand Bell
Invented the telephone
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History midterm vocab
Prehistory
Archaeology
Artifacts
Fossils
Time before writing was developed
The study of past societies through analysis of what people l…
Objects made by humans
Rock-like remains of biological organisms
Prehistory
Time before writing was developed
Archaeology
The study of past societies through analysis of what people l…
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Unit 3 Vocabulary
Direct Democray
Representative democracy/republic
Monarchy/absolute monarchy
Oligarchy
A form of democracy in which people decide policy initiatives…
A type of democracy founded on the principle of elected offic…
Form of government in which the monarch has absolute power ov…
Government ruled by a small elite group
Direct Democray
A form of democracy in which people decide policy initiatives…
Representative democracy/republic
A type of democracy founded on the principle of elected offic…
17 termscreated on December 11, 2016
AP US Gov Ch. 10 Vocab
Caucus
Momentum
Retrospective Voting
Prospective Voting
A meeting of party followers in which party delegates are sel…
When a candidate wins (especially an upset win) they tend to…
Voting for a candidate because you like his/her past actions…
Voting for a candidate because you favor his/her ideas for ha…
Caucus
A meeting of party followers in which party delegates are sel…
Momentum
When a candidate wins (especially an upset win) they tend to…
96 termscreated on December 11, 2016
1832 - 46 Big fact test
1830s
1830s
1830s and 40s
1830s and 40s
Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester each had more than 200,000…
An estimated 30% of the industrial workforce was engaged in t…
Over 1/3 of all families still lived off the land.
Mortality rates, which had been steadily falling from about 1…
1830s
Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester each had more than 200,000…
1830s
An estimated 30% of the industrial workforce was engaged in t…
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Comparative Politics Final Fall 2016 - Essays
Define marxism
The difference in conducting quantitat…
The similarities between a nation, nat…
What is the difference between a parli…
The political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedric…
Qualitative research is primarily exploratory research. It is…
A state is a self-governing political entity. (ex: Belgium, V…
In a parliamentary regime legislative power is greater than e…
Define marxism
The political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedric…
The difference in conducting quantitat…
Qualitative research is primarily exploratory research. It is…
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Global awareness spelling words
government
economy
geography
society
A ruling group who creates laws for citizens of a country to…
the exchange between goods, resources, and services
study of the earth,location and it affects the people who liv…
organized group of people interacting with eachother
government
A ruling group who creates laws for citizens of a country to…
economy
the exchange between goods, resources, and services
21 termscreated on December 11, 2016
AP GOV CH 1
Challenges to democracy
PAC
Policy gridlock
Pluralist theory
hard to unite
committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money f…
a condition that occurs when no coalition is strong enough to…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
Challenges to democracy
hard to unite
PAC
committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money f…
22 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Quarter 2 assessment
Mayan achievements
Theocracy
City-state
Manchu Pichu
Calendar... Counting system... Concept of zero... Hieroglyphic writing…
a government controlled by religion, where leaders are gods o…
a city that rules itself
a religious center of the Incas
Mayan achievements
Calendar... Counting system... Concept of zero... Hieroglyphic writing…
Theocracy
a government controlled by religion, where leaders are gods o…
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V3 Engels Build Up 53
politics
parliament
politician
society
politiek
parlement
politicus
maatschappij
politics
politiek
parliament
parlement
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HIS 203 study guide
Democratic-Republicans
Democratic-Republicans
Democratic-Republicans
Federalists
Led by Jefferson and Madison
Opposed Hamilton's economic policies &a the national bank
Feared strong central government
Supporters of Hamilton's policies and national bank
Democratic-Republicans
Led by Jefferson and Madison
Democratic-Republicans
Opposed Hamilton's economic policies &a the national bank
43 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Business Consumer Agencies & Financial Institutions
ASAI
ASAI Monitor .....
Adverts....
Not encourage......
Advertising Standards Authority Of Ireland
Adverts / legal , decent , truthful
Adverts responsible
Not encourage danger for consumer
ASAI
Advertising Standards Authority Of Ireland
ASAI Monitor .....
Adverts / legal , decent , truthful
12 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Health k-12 study cards
Name the strands of the health k-12 Ne…
What are the best resources for planni…
An activity involving 3-5 class member…
The Health Education Curriculum Analys…
Core Concepts, Internal & External Influence, Accessing Infor…
Florida's state standards for health education and school dat…
A panel discussion
Improve health education curricula
Name the strands of the health k-12 Ne…
Core Concepts, Internal & External Influence, Accessing Infor…
What are the best resources for planni…
Florida's state standards for health education and school dat…
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Unit 2 Vocabulary
Political party
Platform
Political spectrum
Propaganda
An organized group of people with a t least roughly similar p…
The declared policy of a political party or group.
A system of classifying different political positions upon on…
Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, use…
Political party
An organized group of people with a t least roughly similar p…
Platform
The declared policy of a political party or group.
6 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Ratification
Ratification
Constitution
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
Thr process to approve the "NEW" Constitution.
A plan of government.
People who supported the new Constitution and a stronger cent…
People who did not support the new constitution and supported…
Ratification
Thr process to approve the "NEW" Constitution.
Constitution
A plan of government.
28 termscreated on December 11, 2016
ESLPod EC
finances
mutiny
militia
permanent
the amount of money and resources an organization, business,…
an act of violence and refusal to do what one is told by peop…
a military force that is organized with regular citizens inst…
intending to remain the same forever; not temporary * The per…
finances
the amount of money and resources an organization, business,…
mutiny
an act of violence and refusal to do what one is told by peop…
22 termscreated on December 11, 2016
AP Gov hw 21-22 James Grom
High-tech politics
Mass media
Describe how American politicians chor…
Media events
Behavior of citizens/policymakers/ political agenda... Shaped by…
Television/radios/newspapers/magazines/the Internet/ other me…
Modern-day politicians utilized both press conferences and ca…
Events that are purposely stage for media and significant jus…
High-tech politics
Behavior of citizens/policymakers/ political agenda... Shaped by…
Mass media
Television/radios/newspapers/magazines/the Internet/ other me…
19 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Government (Judicial Unit Review)
Appellate Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
Original Jurisdiction
The authority of some courts to review decisions made by lowe…
The sole right to hear and decide a certain type of case, dep…
Cases that fall under jurisdiction of both state and federal…
The authority of a court to be the first court to hold trials…
Appellate Jurisdiction
The authority of some courts to review decisions made by lowe…
Exclusive Jurisdiction
The sole right to hear and decide a certain type of case, dep…
23 termscreated on December 11, 2016
SS chapter 6 test
King George 3rd
Patrick Henry
Crispus Attucks
Samuel Adams
British monarch, enforced the proclamation of 1763
From the House of Burgesses, called for a residence to the St…
Part of the Boston Massacre, was killed in the shooting
Was a leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty
King George 3rd
British monarch, enforced the proclamation of 1763
Patrick Henry
From the House of Burgesses, called for a residence to the St…
32 termscreated on December 11, 2016
History Unit 6
Progressivism
Jane Addams
Settlement house movement
Social gospel
a movement that advocated for the government to mitigate the…
created Hull House, a settlement house. Created the settlemen…
tried to bridge the gap of class divide by putting mostly edu…
emphasized charity and social responsibility as a means of sa…
Progressivism
a movement that advocated for the government to mitigate the…
Jane Addams
created Hull House, a settlement house. Created the settlemen…
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King of the Wind Vocabulary
Boisterous
Minaret
Lanthorn
Splayed
noisy
tall slender tower attached to a mosque
a lanter
spread or spreading out
Boisterous
noisy
Minaret
tall slender tower attached to a mosque
27 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Chapter Six Terms and Places
Louisville
Cash Crops
Syllabary
Alexander McGillivray
Georgia's third capital city
Crops that are grown to be sold (cotton)
A group of symbols that stand for whole syllables
Leader of the Creek Indians during the Oconee War
Louisville
Georgia's third capital city
Cash Crops
Crops that are grown to be sold (cotton)
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AP US Gov Ch. 9 Vocab
Political Party
Mugwumps/Progressives
Critical/Realignment Periods
Primary Elections
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Republican party faction of the 1890's to the 1910's, compose…
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
An election held to determine the nominee from a certain party
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Mugwumps/Progressives
Republican party faction of the 1890's to the 1910's, compose…
8 termscreated on December 11, 2016
US Constitution
Bill
Confederation
Republicanism
Unicameral Legislature
A draft of a proposed law presented to the parliament fir dis…
A league or alliance of states that agree to work together.
Form of government in which officials are elected by the peop…
A lawmaking body made up of a single house.
Bill
A draft of a proposed law presented to the parliament fir dis…
Confederation
A league or alliance of states that agree to work together.
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Ethics 1 and 2 - GCSE Religious Studies OCR
Creation Stories
New Testament
Old Testament
Ordained
the two accounts of creation in Genesis
the second part of the Christian Bible
the first part of the Christian Bible
an officially appointed priest or minister
Creation Stories
the two accounts of creation in Genesis
New Testament
the second part of the Christian Bible
989 termscreated on December 11, 2016
eng
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to kidnap, take by force (The evildoers abducted the fai…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
26 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Government exam study
Filibuster
Conference committee
Junkets
Apportionment
This is when a senator attempts to block a vote by stalling
This committee is composed of both houses to work out a compr…
These are "fact-finding" trips that congressmen take in order…
This is a distribution of representatives according to popula…
Filibuster
This is when a senator attempts to block a vote by stalling
Conference committee
This committee is composed of both houses to work out a compr…
100 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Set 5
diàn - store
fǔ - government
dù - degrees
zuò - seat
diàn - store
fǔ - government
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ECON Final
diminishing marginal returns
production possibilities frontier
shifting demand curve
shifting supply curve
each additional worker added = less extra gain. Output does n…
tells us the maximum amount the economy can produce using all…
1. related goods (substitutes/complements)... 2. income (normal/…
1. technology... 2. input costs... 3. government regulations... 4. bus…
diminishing marginal returns
each additional worker added = less extra gain. Output does n…
production possibilities frontier
tells us the maximum amount the economy can produce using all…
6 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Major Principles of the Constitution
Amendment
Popular Sovereignty
Judicial Review
Federalism
A change or addition to the Constitution.
All governmental power comes from the people.
power of the Supreme Court to decide whether the acts of a pr…
Political system in which power is shared between the nationa…
Amendment
A change or addition to the Constitution.
Popular Sovereignty
All governmental power comes from the people.
22 termscreated on December 11, 2016
5:04
Rome was a republic ruled by senators…
cultural achievements of Greece laid f…
Rome is called the cradle of western c…
what is Pompeii's biggest problem?
false
true
false
conservation & protection of the site
Rome was a republic ruled by senators…
false
cultural achievements of Greece laid f…
true
118 termscreated on December 11, 2016
social studies midterm
demography
Sunbelt
service job
better medical care which improves lif…
The study of the size, growth, and distribution of human popu…
warm - weather states such as Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Ar…
Jobs in which a person makes a living by providing a service…
older Americans living today
demography
The study of the size, growth, and distribution of human popu…
Sunbelt
warm - weather states such as Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Ar…
9 termscreated on December 11, 2016
Unit 5: Principles of the Constitution and the Foundations of US Government.
Articles of Confederation
Federalist
Anti-Federalist
Federalism
adopted in 1777, the first government of the US
supporters of the US Constitution
a person who opposed the US Constitution
a system of government where the power is divided between the…
Articles of Confederation
adopted in 1777, the first government of the US
Federalist
supporters of the US Constitution
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