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High School Reading Vocab
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Irony
Simile
a comparison without using like or as
figurative language that uses exaggeration to express strong…
a contrast between expectation and reality
a comparison using like or as
Metaphor
a comparison without using like or as
Hyperbole
figurative language that uses exaggeration to express strong…
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High school Reading Vocabulary
cogn
ment & mens
psych
sci
to know
mind, related to the mind
brain consciousness
to know to learn
cogn
to know
ment & mens
mind, related to the mind
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High school reading
Fitting
Poverty
Reproached
Idle
(adjective) Of a kind that is appropiate for the situation or…
(noun) The state of being poor; a lack of something
(noun) An expression of rebuke or disapproval
(adjective) Not working; active; or being used
Fitting
(adjective) Of a kind that is appropiate for the situation or…
Poverty
(noun) The state of being poor; a lack of something
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High school Literature study guide
Depredations
Implacable
Marauder
Paradox
Damages or losses
Hard-Hearted; impossible to change
A person who raids in search of valuables
A seemingly contradictory statement that may be true
Depredations
Damages or losses
Implacable
Hard-Hearted; impossible to change
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Week 3 High School Reading
descendant
generation
inheritance
lineage
an individual coming from a specific ancestor; offspring of a…
a group of people who grow up at the same time and are though…
receiving property or money after the death of a relative or…
an individual's series of ancestors
descendant
an individual coming from a specific ancestor; offspring of a…
generation
a group of people who grow up at the same time and are though…
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Final High School Literature Exam
Christopher Marlowe
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Mary Shelley
Charles Dickens
"The Passionate Shepherd"
The Rime of the Ancient Marnier
Frankenstein
A Tale of Two Cities
Christopher Marlowe
"The Passionate Shepherd"
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Rime of the Ancient Marnier
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High School LHA Wk 1 Literature Quiz
Allegory
Conflict
Cultural Setting
Experiment in Living
a piece of literature in which the author embodies realities…
a clash between opposing forces in a piece of literature
a situation that arises out of the customary practices of the…
a choice that a character makes to act and live according to…
Allegory
a piece of literature in which the author embodies realities…
Conflict
a clash between opposing forces in a piece of literature
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Book List - High School Student Reading List
Choose 3 from list A and three from li…
A) Ava's Man - Rick Bragg
A) The Art of War - Sun Tzu +++
A) The Underground History of American…
Choose 3 from list A and three from list B to read. Use the B…
B) Temple of the Dragonslayer; Dragonlance series, The New Ad…
B) One Good Knight - Mercedes Lackey
B) Deltora Quest, Volumes 1-3, Emily Rodda
Choose 3 from list A and three from li…
Choose 3 from list A and three from list B to read. Use the B…
A) Ava's Man - Rick Bragg
B) Temple of the Dragonslayer; Dragonlance series, The New Ad…
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Simsbury High School AP English Literature Terms
act
allegory
allusion
ambiguity
a drama is usually divided into acts, and the acts are divide…
an extended narrative that carries a second meaning along wit…
a reference, usually brief to a presumably familiar person or…
any wording, action, or symbol that can be read in divergent…
act
a drama is usually divided into acts, and the acts are divide…
allegory
an extended narrative that carries a second meaning along wit…
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High school history quiz
Industrialization in the United States
Lowell, Massachusetts
Entrepreneurs of the US
Later Expansion in the US
Britain kept industrial inventions and works of factories und…
"Booming manufacturing center", named after Francis Cabot Low…
Successful businessman during Industrial Revolution of US, in…
Occured in last 1/3 of 1800s due to natural resources (oil, c…
Industrialization in the United States
Britain kept industrial inventions and works of factories und…
Lowell, Massachusetts
"Booming manufacturing center", named after Francis Cabot Low…
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History high school
Domestication
Artisans
Cultural Diffusion
Polytheism
Taming animals and adapting crops for human use
Skilled craftsmen who make goods such as pottery or baskets b…
The spreading of culture from one society to another
A belief in many Gods
Domestication
Taming animals and adapting crops for human use
Artisans
Skilled craftsmen who make goods such as pottery or baskets b…
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Reading vocabulary (high school level)
Nestle
Preoccupation
Leap
Attentive
Vi. 安卧,依偎
N. 全神贯注
Vi. 跳跃
adj.专心的,关心的
Nestle
Vi. 安卧,依偎
Preoccupation
N. 全神贯注
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High School History
India is separated from the rest of As…
There are three major rivers on these…
Northeast or
Southwest or
Himalayas.... Himdukush.
Indus... Ganges... Brahmaputra
Winter.... Brings dry air from Mountains.
Summer.... Brings wet air from the ocean.
India is separated from the rest of As…
Himalayas.... Himdukush.
There are three major rivers on these…
Indus... Ganges... Brahmaputra
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High School History #1
1974; Discovery of Lucy dating back
1978,
Known as
Referred to as the
Ethiopia; 3.5 million years.
Tanzania, Mary Leaky finds prehistoric footprints that resemb…
australopithecines (aw-stray-loh-pith-ih-synz).
Paleolithic age (2.5 million to 8000 B.C.)
1974; Discovery of Lucy dating back
Ethiopia; 3.5 million years.
1978,
Tanzania, Mary Leaky finds prehistoric footprints that resemb…
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High School History
Where did dictatorial governments aris…
Which European countries were still de…
Why might Czechoslovakia and Austria h…
In what year did Japan pass the milita…
...Italy, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Lithuania, Latvia, Estoni…
...France, Ireland, United Kingdom, Austria, Switzerland, Cze…
...They were relatively small states surrounded by dictatorsh…
...Japan passed the military draft law in 1938.
Where did dictatorial governments aris…
...Italy, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Lithuania, Latvia, Estoni…
Which European countries were still de…
...France, Ireland, United Kingdom, Austria, Switzerland, Cze…
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American History High School Study Guide
Causes of the Civil War
Consequences of the Civil War
Dred Scott
Abraham Lincoln
• Slavery... • States' rights... • Territorial claims... • Abolitio…
• Reconstruction... • Thirteenth Amendment... • Fourteenth Amendm…
A black slave, had lived with his master for 5 years in Illin…
16th President of the United States saved the Union during th…
Causes of the Civil War
• Slavery... • States' rights... • Territorial claims... • Abolitio…
Consequences of the Civil War
• Reconstruction... • Thirteenth Amendment... • Fourteenth Amendm…
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History Test High School
Silk Roads
Stupa
Bodhisattvas
Shiva
a vast network of caravan routes
a mounded stone structure built over the holy relics
potential Buddhas
destroyer of the world
Silk Roads
a vast network of caravan routes
Stupa
a mounded stone structure built over the holy relics
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Spelling Vocabulary - High School Reading Vocabulary
accommodate
acknowledge
advocate
allege
to do a kindness or a favor for; to provide for or supply
to recognize the authority, validity, or claims of
to support or speak in favor of something
to assert without proof
accommodate
to do a kindness or a favor for; to provide for or supply
acknowledge
to recognize the authority, validity, or claims of
13 terms
Eminence high school history vocabulary
Urban society
Mercenaries
secular
dowry
society that is typical of modern industrial civilization
professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army
denoting attitudes, activities, or other things that have no…
property or money brought by a bride to her husband on their…
Urban society
society that is typical of modern industrial civilization
Mercenaries
professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army
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Logos High School Literature Terms for Final
Epic
Hero(ine)
Foreshadowing
Suspense
A long story, written either in prose or poetry, which tells…
1) A character who has strong abilities, which may be beyond…
A plot device whereby the author hints at a future outcome bu…
A sense of interest and uncertainty aroused in the audience w…
Epic
A long story, written either in prose or poetry, which tells…
Hero(ine)
1) A character who has strong abilities, which may be beyond…
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World History Types of Government Adams High School
Democracy
Monarchy
Absolute Monarchy
Limited Monarchy
When the government involves the citizens VOTING.... (In a repub…
A king or queen rules.
A system of government in which the head of state is a heredi…
A monarchy that is limited by laws and a constitution
Democracy
When the government involves the citizens VOTING.... (In a repub…
Monarchy
A king or queen rules.
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AP English Literature & Composition (High School)
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Blank Verse
an extended metaphor represented by symbolic characters, figu…
sequential repetition of a similar initial sound; usually at…
implied or indirect reference; usually from Bible or Greek My…
poem that does not rhyme
Allegory
an extended metaphor represented by symbolic characters, figu…
Alliteration
sequential repetition of a similar initial sound; usually at…
29 terms
BJ US History High School Ch 25
Watergate affair
Spiro Agnew
Gerald Ford
Nixon pardon
burglars caught trying to break into the Headquarters of the…
Nixon's Vice President, who was suspected of taking bribes, p…
House Minority leader who was confirmed as Vice President
President Ford's pardon of President Nixon's involvement in W…
Watergate affair
burglars caught trying to break into the Headquarters of the…
Spiro Agnew
Nixon's Vice President, who was suspected of taking bribes, p…
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BJ US History High School Ch 20
"normalcy"
Red Scare
isolationism
Washington Naval Conference
described American wish for healing and peace after the war
fear of Communist activists who talked of overthrowing the US…
American foreign policy in the 1920's to focus on things as h…
1921 conference between foreign powers which reduced the nava…
"normalcy"
described American wish for healing and peace after the war
Red Scare
fear of Communist activists who talked of overthrowing the US…
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BJ US History High School Ch 27
"Whitewater" scandal
Family and Medical Leave Act
Brady Bill
National Voter Registration Act
alleged that President Clinton had unethically used his influ…
required businesses to give employees up to twelve weeks of u…
potential gun buyers need to wait five days and undergo a bac…
allowed states to register someone to vote when they applied…
"Whitewater" scandal
alleged that President Clinton had unethically used his influ…
Family and Medical Leave Act
required businesses to give employees up to twelve weeks of u…
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BJ US History High School Ch 26
Ronald Reagan
"Reagan Revolution"
supply-side economics (Reaganomics)
Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981
Republican President who projected the image of a competent l…
ideas that America must be strong and America must be free
seeks to lower inflated prices by enhancing productivity and…
cut income tax by 25% over two and a half years, reduced maxi…
Ronald Reagan
Republican President who projected the image of a competent l…
"Reagan Revolution"
ideas that America must be strong and America must be free
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BJ US History High School Ch 21
Great Depression
public works
work relief
Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC)
severe economic depression that started in 1929 and lasted th…
government financed construction of public facilities
government provided work in an attempt to meet the needs of i…
received $500 million to loan to businesses in an attempt to…
Great Depression
severe economic depression that started in 1929 and lasted th…
public works
government financed construction of public facilities
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BJ US History High School Ch 24
Lyndon Johnson
"Great Society"
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Twenty-Fourth Amendment
become President after the assassination of President Kennedy
President Johnson's vision of the government helping all citi…
established fairer voting procedures, forbade racial discrimi…
outlawed the use of the poll tax
Lyndon Johnson
become President after the assassination of President Kennedy
"Great Society"
President Johnson's vision of the government helping all citi…
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High School History Final Exam
abolition
William Lloyd Garrison
Nat Turner
Liberty Party
effort to ban slavery
owner of abolitionist newspaper "the Liberator"
black preacher: lead slave rebellion in 1831 that killed abou…
political party organized by abolitionists
abolition
effort to ban slavery
William Lloyd Garrison
owner of abolitionist newspaper "the Liberator"
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BJ US History High School Ch 19
Central Powers
Allies
William Jennings Bryan
Porfirio Diaz
Germany and Austria
France, Britian and Russia
US Secretary of State during WWI
Dictator of Mexico who was overthrown in 1911
Central Powers
Germany and Austria
Allies
France, Britian and Russia
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MP 2 Reading 2: Helmet Laws/ High School Uniforms
crash
concerned
stress
injury
a car accident
to be worried or to have to do with something
to feel very worried or anxious.
something no in healthy or good condition
crash
a car accident
concerned
to be worried or to have to do with something
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US History High School final
John F. Kennedy
Elvis Presley
Martin Luther King Jr
Alex Haley
Youngest person elected president; hero of WWII. The ship he…
King of Rocking Roll from Memphis, TN
Famous civil rights leader- "I Have a Dream" speech; killed i…
Famous author that wrote Roots
John F. Kennedy
Youngest person elected president; hero of WWII. The ship he…
Elvis Presley
King of Rocking Roll from Memphis, TN
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Final / World History / High School
Thomas Thobbes
John Locke
Rousseau
Voltaire
Terrible Thomas... Monarchy is necessary... People need to be contr…
All men are entitled to 3 natural God given rights Life, Libe…
Enlightenment Thinker.... People are born Good, but learn Evil.…
Voice of Voltaire... Defend freedom of speech... Spoke out against…
Thomas Thobbes
Terrible Thomas... Monarchy is necessary... People need to be contr…
John Locke
All men are entitled to 3 natural God given rights Life, Libe…
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High School History Goal 5 Terms
Conflict
Change
Innovation
Reform
A struggle between opposing forces.
Modify
An improvement of an existing technological product, system,…
A great change for the better in public affairs.
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces.
Change
Modify
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High School History Goal 5 Terms
Conflict
Change
Innovation
Reform
A struggle between opposing forces.
Modify
An improvement of an existing technological product, system,…
A great change for the better in public affairs.
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces.
Change
Modify
High School U.S. History - Woodward
anti-Semitism
appeasement
arms race
assimilation
Prejudice against Jews
A policy of making concessions to an aggressor in the hopes o…
a competition between nations for superiority in the developm…
According to Piaget, the process by which new ideas and exper…
anti-Semitism
Prejudice against Jews
appeasement
A policy of making concessions to an aggressor in the hopes o…
High school history - Lesson 15
What is meant by "reason"?
What is meant by "revolution"?
The Age of Reason is also known by thi…
How do all things in the universe act?
The ability to think rationally.
The overthrow of an established government.
The Enlightenment.
All things-living and non-living act according to universal l…
What is meant by "reason"?
The ability to think rationally.
What is meant by "revolution"?
The overthrow of an established government.
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American History High School EOC Exam Study Guide
Causes of the Civil War
Consequences of the Civil War
Dred Scott
Abraham Lincoln
• Slavery... • States' rights... • Territorial claims... • Abolitio…
• Reconstruction... • Thirteenth Amendment... • Fourteenth Amendm…
A black slave, had lived with his master for 5 years in Illin…
16th President of the United States saved the Union during th…
Causes of the Civil War
• Slavery... • States' rights... • Territorial claims... • Abolitio…
Consequences of the Civil War
• Reconstruction... • Thirteenth Amendment... • Fourteenth Amendm…
9 terms
Marian High School- Servite History
Marie Guyot
Sisters of Compassion
OSM
Servite Motherhouse
Started a school for girls in Cuves in 1842
1852/sisters moved to England. Leader was Sister Philomena Ju…
7 men (7 Holy Fathers) gathered to pray and assist the poor a…
1870's the nuns came to US... 1918 came to Omaha... 1950's 300+ mem…
Marie Guyot
Started a school for girls in Cuves in 1842
Sisters of Compassion
1852/sisters moved to England. Leader was Sister Philomena Ju…
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High School US History Honors Goal 2
migration
conflict
change
expansionism
Form of relocation diffusion involving permanent move to a ne…
A struggle between opposing forces
Convert
A policy that calls for expanding a nation's boundaries.
migration
Form of relocation diffusion involving permanent move to a ne…
conflict
A struggle between opposing forces
13 terms
Atomics history Buford High School
Who was democratus
1808 who was dalton what did this man…
In chemical reactions things are
Daltons theory was supported by
Developed first atomic theory can't be created nor destroyed
Atoms of a given element are identical atoms of specific elem…
They are combined or rearranged or seperated
Experimental evidence theory had be revised
Who was democratus
Developed first atomic theory can't be created nor destroyed
1808 who was dalton what did this man…
Atoms of a given element are identical atoms of specific elem…
142 terms
U.S. History High School EOC Exam Study Guide
Causes of the Civil War
Consequences of the Civil War
Dred Scott
Abraham Lincoln
• Slavery... • States' rights... • Territorial claims... • Abolitio…
• Reconstruction... • Thirteenth Amendment... • Fourteenth Amendm…
A black slave, had lived with his master for 5 years in Illin…
16th President of the United States saved the Union during th…
Causes of the Civil War
• Slavery... • States' rights... • Territorial claims... • Abolitio…
Consequences of the Civil War
• Reconstruction... • Thirteenth Amendment... • Fourteenth Amendm…
34 terms
History and Approaches- Woodbridge High School
Empiricism
Socrates & Plato (& Descartes)
Aristotle (& Locke)
Introspection
the view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Believed that knowledge is unattainable unless indisputable.
Focus on human nature; virtue is the median between two extre…
the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotio…
Empiricism
the view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Socrates & Plato (& Descartes)
Believed that knowledge is unattainable unless indisputable.
20 terms
High School History - American/U.S History - Review 1 ~
The 11 states in the Southern United S…
The northern United States and those l…
War between people of the same country;
The president that led the Union throu…
1⁵) What is the Confederacy?
2³) What was the Union?
3²) What is a civil war?
4³) Who was Lincoln?
The 11 states in the Southern United S…
1⁵) What is the Confederacy?
The northern United States and those l…
2³) What was the Union?
40 terms
High School World History Exam
In science, one tests theories and rec…
Copernicus said the sun revolves aroun…
Tycho Brahe was against recording facts
Kepler discovered the laws planetary m…
True
False
False
True
In science, one tests theories and rec…
True
Copernicus said the sun revolves aroun…
False
163 terms
US HISTORY FLORIDA EOC HIGH SCHOOL
AfricanAmerican migration
Anaconda Plan
Compromise of 1850
Dawes Act
(movement of slaves by Underground Railroad and other means)
(North surrounds Southern ports during Civil War to restrict…
(decided which states were slave or free to balance power in…
(President will survey American Indian land - divide into all…
AfricanAmerican migration
(movement of slaves by Underground Railroad and other means)
Anaconda Plan
(North surrounds Southern ports during Civil War to restrict…
20 terms
High School Reading vocab. weeks 1-4
abstinence
abstract
acclaim
admonish
restraining oneself from satisfying one's appetite or want
something that has no tangible senses associated with it, dif…
to applaud, praise, to declare by praise or applause
to express warning or disapproval in a gentle, earnest manner
abstinence
restraining oneself from satisfying one's appetite or want
abstract
something that has no tangible senses associated with it, dif…
20 terms
High School Reading vocab. weeks 1-4
abstinence
abstract
acclaim
admonish
restraining oneself from satisfying one's appetite or want
something that has no tangible senses associated with it, dif…
to applaud, praise, to declare by praise or applause
to express warning or disapproval in a gentle, earnest manner
abstinence
restraining oneself from satisfying one's appetite or want
abstract
something that has no tangible senses associated with it, dif…
29 terms
Intro to World History - Merrill High School
Ethnicity
Nationality
Race
Migration
A social division based on national origin, religion, languag…
Identity with a group of people that share legal attachment a…
A group of human beings distinguished by physical traits, blo…
A movement from one country or region to another
Ethnicity
A social division based on national origin, religion, languag…
Nationality
Identity with a group of people that share legal attachment a…
10 terms
High School Elections Reading for Spanish Final
El mundo
Está a favor de
Está en contra de
Embellecer
The world
In favor of
It is against
To beautify
El mundo
The world
Está a favor de
In favor of
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