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Geography and Historical Terms
bay
desert
gulf
Latitude
Part of a large body of water that is smaller than a gulf
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
a large part of the ocean that extends into land
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
bay
Part of a large body of water that is smaller than a gulf
desert
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
58 terms
Historical Geography Timeline Quiz
18,000 BP
15,000 BP ?
13-14,000 BP
12,900 BP
peak of last Ice Age, followed by warming
first Paleo-Indians arrive in NA?
Clovis point big game hunters arrive in NA... Younger Dryas abru…
Clovis points no longer manufactured... Folsom points, for buffa…
18,000 BP
peak of last Ice Age, followed by warming
15,000 BP ?
first Paleo-Indians arrive in NA?
Historical geography -Greece
Ancient Greece
How did the sea shape Greek civilizati…
How did the land shape Greek civilizat…
What was the climate like in Greece?
collection of separate islands where Greek speaking people li…
sea travel, and trade increased
mountains slowed travel, divided land into regions
Moderate- daily life was spent outside
Ancient Greece
collection of separate islands where Greek speaking people li…
How did the sea shape Greek civilizati…
sea travel, and trade increased
Historical Geography: Classical Greece
Mycenaeans' ten year struggle with a c…
He was a blind storyteller of Greece.
A great poem set against the backdrop…
He was the ruler of the Greek gods who…
Trojan War
Homer
The Iliad
Zeus
Mycenaeans' ten year struggle with a c…
Trojan War
He was a blind storyteller of Greece.
Homer
Historical Geography: African Civilizations
The first part of Africa to be conquer…
In what part of Africa is the Sahara d…
Africa is the world's
The name for this southern borderland,…
North
North Africa
Second largest continent
Sahel
The first part of Africa to be conquer…
North
In what part of Africa is the Sahara d…
North Africa
Historical Geography Exam #4
Indian Subcontinent
Monsoon
Harappan Civilization
Hindu Kush
Landmass that includes India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
Seasonal winds that dominate India's climate.
Indus River Valley civilization that includes the cities, Kal…
A mountain range of southeast Asia extending westward from no…
Indian Subcontinent
Landmass that includes India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
Monsoon
Seasonal winds that dominate India's climate.
22 terms
Geography and Historical Terms Test
Century
Decade
Chronological
Oral Traditions
100 years
10 years
the order something happens in
people that believe in legends
Century
100 years
Decade
10 years
Historical Geography Exam #7
Hellist
Eratosthenes
Euclid
Archimedes
A person of the Greek world from the reign of Alexander the G…
A Greek mathematician, geographer, poet, astronomer, and musi…
A highly regarded mathematician who taught in Alexandria who…
Hellenistic scientist from Syracuse who studied at Alexandria.
Hellist
A person of the Greek world from the reign of Alexander the G…
Eratosthenes
A Greek mathematician, geographer, poet, astronomer, and musi…
Historical Geography Exam #3
Confucius
Filial Piety
Bureaucracy
Daoism
China's most influential scholar.
Respect for their parents and ancestors.
A trained civil service, or those who run the government.
The philosophy of Laozi.
Confucius
China's most influential scholar.
Filial Piety
Respect for their parents and ancestors.
Historical Geography Exam #5
Mycenaean
Dorians
Minoans
Trojan War
An Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland aro…
A Greek speaking people that, according to tradition, migrate…
A people that greatly influenced the Mycenaean civilization.
A war, fought around 1200 B.C., in which an army led by Mycen…
Mycenaean
An Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland aro…
Dorians
A Greek speaking people that, according to tradition, migrate…
19 terms
Geography and historical terms review
Century
Decade
Chronological
Oral tradition
100 yrs
10 yrs
A way of organizing events in order
History or stories told by word of mouth
Century
100 yrs
Decade
10 yrs
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Historical Sources and Geography
What is the definition of geography?
What is the definition of location?
What are the 5 themes of geography?
What is the definition of Human Enviro…
Human and nonhuman features of the earth
Latitude/longitude directions (N,E,S,W)
Location,place,human-environment interactions, movement ,Regi…
How people affect the eniviroment and how the eniviroment aff…
What is the definition of geography?
Human and nonhuman features of the earth
What is the definition of location?
Latitude/longitude directions (N,E,S,W)
Historical Geography Quiz #3
Mycenaean
What customs did the Mycenaeans inheri…
Trojan War
Dorians
An Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland aro…
The value of seaborne trade, the Minoan writing system, and d…
A war fought around 1200 B.C. in which an army led by Mycenae…
Greek-speaking people that migrated into mainland Greece afte…
Mycenaean
An Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland aro…
What customs did the Mycenaeans inheri…
The value of seaborne trade, the Minoan writing system, and d…
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Geography D5- Historical Geography
How did state formation in China happen?
What is the earliest historical (have…
What is Chinese history marked by?
The dynastic cycle
Independantly of Mesopotamia and Egypt
Shang
Line of dynsaty
Family rules, power remains with family, passed down until th…
How did state formation in China happen?
Independantly of Mesopotamia and Egypt
What is the earliest historical (have…
Shang
Historical Geography- Fall Final Exam
Geography of China
First Dynasty
The Han Dynasty
Han Technology
-Himalayas: Largest mountain range in world, seperates China…
-First to leave written records... -Upper class lived in city, l…
-Founder: Liu Bang... -Lasts for 400 years... -Lowers taxes and pun…
-Invention of paper in 105 A.D. helps spread education and re…
Geography of China
-Himalayas: Largest mountain range in world, seperates China…
First Dynasty
-First to leave written records... -Upper class lived in city, l…
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UA Historical Geography Test 1
polytheism
theocracy
Herodotus
Narmer
belief in many gods (Ur and Egypt)
ruler is a divine figure and religion is in authority (Indus…
first to write about the great pyramids
united Upper and Lower Egypt
polytheism
belief in many gods (Ur and Egypt)
theocracy
ruler is a divine figure and religion is in authority (Indus…
Historical Geography Final Study Guide Map
Yellow River
Yangtze river
Gobi Dessert
Yellow Sea
Yellow River
Yangtze river
25 terms
Historical Geography A-Intro test
absolute location
relative location
location
place
the exact coordinates of a place
where something is in relation to landmarks
the theme that tells you WHERE something is
the theme that tells you what an area is like (human and phys…
absolute location
the exact coordinates of a place
relative location
where something is in relation to landmarks
historical geography final- Ancient Rome
During 1000 to 650 B.C., early peoples…
He was the leader of the Huns
This period was a period of peace and…
In time, the plebeians gained the righ…
Etruscans
Attila
Pax Rommana
tribunes
During 1000 to 650 B.C., early peoples…
Etruscans
He was the leader of the Huns
Attila
Historical Geography Multiple choice Final
what culture believes in the Mandate o…
what did the Mandate of Heaven believe?
Under the mandate of Heaven, if there…
what is the real reward of good rule i…
The chinese culture
chinese believe their emperor has authority to rule from god.
the people would kill/blame the ruler
prosperity
what culture believes in the Mandate o…
The chinese culture
what did the Mandate of Heaven believe?
chinese believe their emperor has authority to rule from god.
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Historic Geography of the Middle East
Sumer... S-es zigzag, like ziggurats.... Eve…
Akkad... "Egad!" My reaction on seeing al…
Ur III... U think ur name is older? ... Ur-N…
Babylonians/Assyrians/Chaldeans
-4000-2400 BC... -Ubaid Period ... -First written records (Cuneifor…
-2350-2150 BC... -Semites... -Sargon the Great... -Babylon
-2125-2000 BC... -Ur-Nammu (Older than Code of Hammurabi)
-1900-525 BC... -Babylon from Syrian desert
Sumer... S-es zigzag, like ziggurats.... Eve…
-4000-2400 BC... -Ubaid Period ... -First written records (Cuneifor…
Akkad... "Egad!" My reaction on seeing al…
-2350-2150 BC... -Semites... -Sargon the Great... -Babylon
historical geography 9 fall final
mandate of heaven
pictographs
Chinese writing system
Confucianism
when a ruler had divine approval. You lose the right to rule…
early writing system, they were drawings or characters that s…
consisted of pictographs; no correlation between writing syst…
founder: Confucius... -the key to maintaining society is through…
mandate of heaven
when a ruler had divine approval. You lose the right to rule…
pictographs
early writing system, they were drawings or characters that s…
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Geography 2600 Unit 3 The Historical Geography of Canada
Geo-Political Tensions
Regional Self Interest
Faultlines
US Manifest Destiny
Intersection between regional self-interest, historical geogr…
The aspirations, concerns, and interests of people living in…
Metaphorical cracks between regions. Two groups conflict with…
The belief that the people of the US are destined to populate…
Geo-Political Tensions
Intersection between regional self-interest, historical geogr…
Regional Self Interest
The aspirations, concerns, and interests of people living in…
22 terms
Histor Vocab: Geography
Archipelago
Bay
Canyon
Cape
a series of islands that are close to one another
part of a body of water that extends into the land
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
curved or pointed part of a coastline that sticks out into th…
Archipelago
a series of islands that are close to one another
Bay
part of a body of water that extends into the land
24 terms
cultural and historical geographies quiz
fertile crescent
Egypt and Mesopotamia
Arabs
Arabic
the arc of land stretching from israel to western iran
are thus among the world's great culture hearths
the majority of the region's inhabitants are
a semitic language spoken by about 250 million of the regions…
fertile crescent
the arc of land stretching from israel to western iran
Egypt and Mesopotamia
are thus among the world's great culture hearths
7 terms
Unit 1 Geography And Historical Impact
Agri-business
aquifer
barrier island
latitude
Large scale commercial farming.
An underground water reservoir; Example: The Cow Creek Aquife…
An island that protects the main body of land from ocean waves.
The distance from north to south of the Equator, measured in…
Agri-business
Large scale commercial farming.
aquifer
An underground water reservoir; Example: The Cow Creek Aquife…
3.2 Historical Geography (Buddhism)
Who was the founder of Buddhism?
What are the 4 passing sights?
What was Siddhartha looking for in the…
What is the 1st noble truth?
Siddhartha Gautama
Old man, sick man, corpse, holy man
Enlightenment
Life is filled with suffering and sorrow.
Who was the founder of Buddhism?
Siddhartha Gautama
What are the 4 passing sights?
Old man, sick man, corpse, holy man
20 terms
Geography/historical Perspective chapter 1
Geography
Cartographer
Greenwich, England
meridian
Field of science that study's earths physical features
The study and practice of making maps
The city the prime meridian passes through
An arc drawn on a map between the North and South poles.
Geography
Field of science that study's earths physical features
Cartographer
The study and practice of making maps
9 terms
historical geography 1.3 vocabulary
civilization
specialization
artisans
institution
a complex culture with advanced cities, specialized workers,…
the development of skills in a specific kind of work
skilled workers who make goods by hand
a long-lasting pattern of organization in a community
civilization
a complex culture with advanced cities, specialized workers,…
specialization
the development of skills in a specific kind of work
Chapter 3 Cultural and Historical Geography
Sequent Occupance
Syncretism
Chinampas
Conuco
A sequence of peoples have occupied a territory and imprinted…
When elements of a new religion bond with traditional beliefs…
Raised cultivation plots along freshwater lakes used in Valle…
Permanent raised beds of soil used for planting crops in Grea…
Sequent Occupance
A sequence of peoples have occupied a territory and imprinted…
Syncretism
When elements of a new religion bond with traditional beliefs…
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Historical Impacts- Russia's Geography
Easy to invade due to large land with…
Short growing season due to long winters
Russian population lives west of the U…
Difficult to reach open sea (first sta…
...
...
...
...
Easy to invade due to large land with…
...
Short growing season due to long winters
...
91 terms
Historical Geography Final: Ancient Greece
what technological advance mad the cos…
which civilization is associated with…
A city-state in Greece was called a
the major difficulty in uniting ancien…
discovery of iron
dorian
polis
the geography of the region
what technological advance mad the cos…
discovery of iron
which civilization is associated with…
dorian
27 terms
historical geography unit 1 test
Chatal Venuk: in _____, near _________…
how many people and how many dwellings…
____________ workers (___________ and…
envioronment? chatal venuk
turkey volcano 32
5-6000 people 1000 dwellings
skilled potters
plants animals good soil wetland/marsh
Chatal Venuk: in _____, near _________…
turkey volcano 32
how many people and how many dwellings…
5-6000 people 1000 dwellings
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Historical Geography ESS Exam 2
historical geology
absolute and relative dating
absolute dating
relative dating
the sub-discipline of geology that deals with interpreting Ea…
the two techniques geologists use to put the pages of earths…
-allow geologist to calculate how many years have elapsed sin…
-determining which rocks were older and which ones were young…
historical geology
the sub-discipline of geology that deals with interpreting Ea…
absolute and relative dating
the two techniques geologists use to put the pages of earths…
21 terms
"Historical Geography" Chapter 8 Terms
Abiogenesis
Anaerobic
Autotrophic
Black Smoker
The origin of life from non-living matter.
Refers to organisms that do not depend on oxygen for respirat…
Describes organisms that synthesize their organic nutrients f…
A submarine hypothermal vent that emits a plume of black wate…
Abiogenesis
The origin of life from non-living matter.
Anaerobic
Refers to organisms that do not depend on oxygen for respirat…
34 terms
Geography and Historical Development of Europe Review
He wanted a route around Africa to the…
Ural Mountains
Genoa and Venice
Europeans map-making skills improved
Why did Prince Henry the Navigator want to send ships south t…
The eastern boundary of the European Plain.
Which Italian cities dominated the trade routes from Asia to…
Which result of the Crusades to the Holy Land helped European…
He wanted a route around Africa to the…
Why did Prince Henry the Navigator want to send ships south t…
Ural Mountains
The eastern boundary of the European Plain.
12 terms
"Historical Geography" Chapter 4 Terms
Carbon-14-Dating
Fission Track Dating
Half-life
Numerical Dating
A numerical dating technique relying on the ratio of C14-C12…
The dating process in which small linear tracks (fission trac…
The time necessary for one-half of the original number of rad…
Assigning an age in years to geological events before the pre…
Carbon-14-Dating
A numerical dating technique relying on the ratio of C14-C12…
Fission Track Dating
The dating process in which small linear tracks (fission trac…
Historical Geography- Fall Final Exam
Geography of China
First Dynasty
The Han Dynasty
Han Technology
-Himalayas: Largest mountain range in world, seperates China…
-First to leave written records... -Upper class lived in city, l…
-Founder: Liu Bang... -Lasts for 400 years... -Lowers taxes and pun…
-Invention of paper in 105 A.D. helps spread education and re…
Geography of China
-Himalayas: Largest mountain range in world, seperates China…
First Dynasty
-First to leave written records... -Upper class lived in city, l…
34 terms
UA Chapter 2 Historical Geography
Where the earliest civilizations devel…
challenges these people faced
How the challenges affected these civi…
inventions made by early civilization
On fertile river plains
Seasonal flooding and limited growing area
irrigation systems and leadership and laws
Bronze tools, the wheel, the sail, the plow, writing, and math
Where the earliest civilizations devel…
On fertile river plains
challenges these people faced
Seasonal flooding and limited growing area
Urban Geography: Historical and Economic Landscapes
10 ways of seeing landscapes
symbolic landscapes
Arts and Crafts Movement
Reading the landscape (Lewis)
Meinig's lenses for viewing the world around him
a landscape that has significant meaning beyond what it simpl…
Developed as a protest against the fussiness of Victorian des…
To treat the built and natural environment as a poly-vocal te…
10 ways of seeing landscapes
Meinig's lenses for viewing the world around him
symbolic landscapes
a landscape that has significant meaning beyond what it simpl…
14 terms
Historical Geography: Unit 4 - Ancient Rome
republic
Patricians
Plebians
Punic Wars
a form of government in which power rests with the citizens w…
wealthy landowners who held most of the power
the common farmers, artisans, and merchants who made up the m…
three wars fought between Rome and Carthage
republic
a form of government in which power rests with the citizens w…
Patricians
wealthy landowners who held most of the power
101 terms
Historical Geography Multiple choice Final
what culture believes in the Mandate o…
what did the Mandate of Heaven believe?
Under the mandate of Heaven, if there…
what is the real reward of good rule i…
The chinese culture
chinese believe their emperor has authority to rule from god.
the people would kill/blame the ruler
prosperity
what culture believes in the Mandate o…
The chinese culture
what did the Mandate of Heaven believe?
chinese believe their emperor has authority to rule from god.
3.2 Historical Geography (Buddhism)
Who was the founder of Buddhism?
What are the 4 passing sights?
What was Siddhartha looking for in the…
What is the 1st noble truths?
Siddhartha Gautama
Old man, sick man, corpse, holy man
Enlightenment
Life is filled with suffering and sorrow.
Who was the founder of Buddhism?
Siddhartha Gautama
What are the 4 passing sights?
Old man, sick man, corpse, holy man
Sf historical geography exam 2
Loess
Oracle bones
Mandate of Heaven
Dynastic cycle
A fertile deposit of windblown soil; fertile silt
One of the animal bones or tortoise shells used by ancient Ch…
In Chines history, the divine approval through to be the basi…
The historical pattern of the rise, decline and replacement
Loess
A fertile deposit of windblown soil; fertile silt
Oracle bones
One of the animal bones or tortoise shells used by ancient Ch…
45 terms
GEA Exam 1: Historical Geography
Pre-Colombian demographic estimates -…
Western Highland Indigenous Groups Cha…
Aztecs
Mayans
Natives failed to keep censuses, If they did they were largel…
characterized by high population densities and high levels of…
founded their capital, Tenochtitlan in 1325 and ruled most of…
civilization was formed around 3000BC in highland Central Ame…
Pre-Colombian demographic estimates -…
Natives failed to keep censuses, If they did they were largel…
Western Highland Indigenous Groups Cha…
characterized by high population densities and high levels of…
12 terms
Historical Geography Final Review 2015
Matrilineal Society
Patrilineal Society
Iba Battuta
Sundiata
children trace their ancestors through their mothers, young m…
trace their ancestors through their fathers, inheritance pass…
(1304-1368)... born of Muslim faith, he makes a journey to mecca…
(1210-1255) ... "The lion prince". Founded the Mali empire in W.…
Matrilineal Society
children trace their ancestors through their mothers, young m…
Patrilineal Society
trace their ancestors through their fathers, inheritance pass…
65 terms
UA historical geography 1.1
what is prehistory and when was it
what are archaeologists
where do archaeologists get most of th…
what is an archeological dig
the time before the invention of writing, about 5000 years ago
specially trained scientists who work like detectives to unco…
from archaeological digs
when archaeologists sift through dirt in a certain area and a…
what is prehistory and when was it
the time before the invention of writing, about 5000 years ago
what are archaeologists
specially trained scientists who work like detectives to unco…
35 terms
UA historical geography 1.2
people in the Paleolithic age were ___…
what are nomads
what are hunter-gatherers
how did people in the prehistoric age…
nomads
people who moved from place to place, searching for food
nomadic groups whose food supply depends on hunting animals a…
by inventing tools (like spears or digging sticks)
people in the Paleolithic age were ___…
nomads
what are nomads
people who moved from place to place, searching for food
Historical Geography: Unit 2 - Ancient China
pictographs
Legalism
Confucianism
Daoism
symbols/pictures
Philosophy where the government controls the thoughts/actions…
Philosophy that promotes social order through Filial Piety, e…
Philosophy that promotes being one with nature and finding in…
pictographs
symbols/pictures
Legalism
Philosophy where the government controls the thoughts/actions…
3.2 Historical Geography (Buddhism)
Who was the founder of Buddhism?
What are the 4 passing sights?
What was Siddhartha looking for in the…
What is the 1st noble truths?
Siddhartha Gautama
Old man, sick man, corpse, holy man
Enlightenment
Life is filled with suffering and sorrow.
Who was the founder of Buddhism?
Siddhartha Gautama
What are the 4 passing sights?
Old man, sick man, corpse, holy man
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