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144 terms
Early World History Geography Test
Amazon River
Andes Mountains
Atlantic Ocean
Strait of Magellan
Amazon River
Andes Mountains
27 terms
National Geographic World Cultures and Geography: Europe Early History
democracy
city-state
golden age
philosopher
a form a government by the people, in which citizens often el…
an independent state made up of a city and the territories de…
...
...
democracy
a form a government by the people, in which citizens often el…
city-state
an independent state made up of a city and the territories de…
12 terms
World History - India: Geography & Early Civilization
Moksha
reincarnation
karma
Caste
...Freedom from samsara
After you die you come back as a plant or an animal, etc...
...If you do good good things will happen to you. If you do b…
...Social class
Moksha
...Freedom from samsara
reincarnation
After you die you come back as a plant or an animal, etc...
20 terms
World History and Geography Early and Ancient Ch. 2
Mesopotamia
Floodplain
Silt
Arid
the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
flat land bordering banks of the river
fine, fertile soil carried by rivers and deposited in nearby…
climate type marked by hot summers and limited rainfall
Mesopotamia
the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Floodplain
flat land bordering banks of the river
27 terms
world history chapter 6; Geography and Early China
jade
oracle
peasants
lords
a hard gem stone
a prediction
peasants or farmers with small farms
people of high rank
jade
a hard gem stone
oracle
a prediction
21 terms
Geography And Early Man Pre-Ap World History
advanced cities
specialized workers
complex institutions
record keeping
include trading centers for farmers and merchants
people were allowed to become artisans due to food surpluses.…
3 main ones were government, religion and economy
scribes used cuneiform to keep records such as tax documents…
advanced cities
include trading centers for farmers and merchants
specialized workers
people were allowed to become artisans due to food surpluses.…
5 terms
McGraw Hill World History and Geography Early Humans and Hominids
Australopithecus ("southern ape")
Homo Habilis ("handy humans")
Homo Erectus ("upright humans")
Homo Sapiens ("wise man")
Earliest hominid (that we know of)
A more advanced hominid than Australopithecus, larger brain,…
Has arms and legs in human proportion, probably were the firs…
Emerged in eastern and southern Africa, had rapid brain growt…
Australopithecus ("southern ape")
Earliest hominid (that we know of)
Homo Habilis ("handy humans")
A more advanced hominid than Australopithecus, larger brain,…
World History and Geography: Unit 1 Early Islamic and African History
Arabs
Location of Arabs
Allah
Kaaba
Were a semitie-speaking people who are located on the Arabian…
Arabian Peninsula
A supreme God, symbolized by a sacred stone
A massive sacred blaxk stone that all the tribes worship
Arabs
Were a semitie-speaking people who are located on the Arabian…
Location of Arabs
Arabian Peninsula
10 terms
World History and Geography ~ Early Humans Chapter 1.1
What is the goal of the Paleolithic Era?
The men _____.
The Women______.
Nomadic people... a)live in towns... b)con…
To survive
hunt
gather
b
What is the goal of the Paleolithic Era?
To survive
The men _____.
hunt
11 terms
Geography and Early History
Mississippi River
Rivers, oceans, canals, lakes and rail…
NY, CA, FL and TX
Alaska, Pennsylvania, California and T…
leads to the Port of New Orleans
are all methods we have used to transport goods and people fr…
the four most populous states in the union
four states (among many others) that have natural resources b…
Mississippi River
leads to the Port of New Orleans
Rivers, oceans, canals, lakes and rail…
are all methods we have used to transport goods and people fr…
36 terms
World History-Early History
civilization
domestication
specialization
Division of Labor
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
Selective growing or breeding of plants and animals to make t…
When people, businesses, regions, and/or nations concentrate…
Division of work into a number of separate tasks to be perfor…
civilization
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
domestication
Selective growing or breeding of plants and animals to make t…
41 terms
geography and early history of africa
highest mountain in africa
number of independent nations in africa
main regions
what landform is most of africa
mount kilimanjaro
54
north africa, west africa, east africa, central africa, and s…
plateau
highest mountain in africa
mount kilimanjaro
number of independent nations in africa
54
62 terms
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 6: Ancient Rome and Early Christianity
Romulus and Remus
Geography of Italy
Etruscans
republic
Traditional story of how Rome began. Twins abandoned and resc…
a boot shaped peninsula that sticks out in the Mediterranean…
Beginning in the 700s BCE, first rulers of Roman Republic and…
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
Romulus and Remus
Traditional story of how Rome began. Twins abandoned and resc…
Geography of Italy
a boot shaped peninsula that sticks out in the Mediterranean…
26 terms
World History Early Civilizations 
Cities differed from Neolithic village…
Which of the following was not true of…
Which of the following statements is a…
The Mandate of Heaven governed the rel…
B. cities decisively influenced the economic, political and c…
D) Nomadic societies had little positive influence on settled…
d) Both religions taught the importance of karma in affecting…
a) China
Cities differed from Neolithic village…
B. cities decisively influenced the economic, political and c…
Which of the following was not true of…
D) Nomadic societies had little positive influence on settled…
33 terms
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 6: Ancient Rome and Early Christianity
republic
patrician
plebeian
tribune
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
An aristocrat
crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners
In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebeians to prot…
republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
patrician
An aristocrat
30 terms
Early Human/world geography
Equator
what is the starting point for measuri…
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
zero degrees latitude; imaginary line that circles the globe
EQUATOR
half of a sphere (Earth); there are four of them on Earth (N,…
Zero degrees longitude; imaginary line that runs from hte Nor…
Equator
zero degrees latitude; imaginary line that circles the globe
what is the starting point for measuri…
EQUATOR
24 terms
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 2: Early River Valley Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
city-state
dynasty
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
A series of rulers from the same family
Fertile Crescent
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
24 terms
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 2: Early River Valley Civilizations
Fertile Cresent
Mesopotamia
city-state
dynasty
a region in southwest asia location of worlds first civilizat…
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
A series of rulers from the same family
Fertile Cresent
a region in southwest asia location of worlds first civilizat…
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
11 terms
Early humans - world geography
Archaeology
Anthropology
Homo habilis
Homo erectus
The study of societies through analysis of what people left b…
The study of life and culture
hindi humans and may have used stone tools
first to be bipedal. Believed to be hominids to leave Africa
Archaeology
The study of societies through analysis of what people left b…
Anthropology
The study of life and culture
33 terms
Early Humans/World Geography
Equator
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
Lines of latitude
0 degrees latitude. Imaginary line that circles the globe and…
Half of a sphere (earth) there are four of them on earth (N,S…
Imaginary line that starts at the North Pole, and is the star…
Imaginary lines that run east and west, but measure north and…
Equator
0 degrees latitude. Imaginary line that circles the globe and…
Hemisphere
Half of a sphere (earth) there are four of them on earth (N,S…
28 terms
Early Humans/World Geography
Equator
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
lines of latitude
Zero degrees latitude; imaginary line that circles the globe,…
Half of a sphere; there are four of them on Earth (N, S, E, W)
Zero degrees longitude; imaginary line that runs from the Nor…
Imaginary lines that run east to west, but measure north to s…
Equator
Zero degrees latitude; imaginary line that circles the globe,…
Hemisphere
Half of a sphere; there are four of them on Earth (N, S, E, W)
34 terms
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 6: Ancient Rome and Early Christianity
republic
patrician
plebeian
tribune
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
An aristocrat
crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners
In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebeians to prot…
republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
patrician
An aristocrat
27 terms
Early River Cultures/World History and Geography I Honors
Babylonians
Sumerian Religion
Ziggurats
Babylonian Society
First empire... Amorite power peaked... King Hammurabi ruled 1792-1…
Gods were immortal and all-powerful... Everyone goes to same pla…
Temples where the gods were thought to reside
Farming, domestication, cotton and wool cloths... Active trade... E…
Babylonians
First empire... Amorite power peaked... King Hammurabi ruled 1792-1…
Sumerian Religion
Gods were immortal and all-powerful... Everyone goes to same pla…
24 terms
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 2: Early River Valley Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
city-state
dynasty
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
A series of rulers from the same family
Fertile Crescent
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
24 terms
AP World History Exam Ch.1 Geography & Early Peoples
Prehistory
History
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Refers to vast period of time before approximately 3000 BCE,…
Time during written records of human activities.
Scholars rely on these remains or objects made by human hands.
"Old Stone Age"
Prehistory
Refers to vast period of time before approximately 3000 BCE,…
History
Time during written records of human activities.
17 terms
Geography of the Early Modern World
Lake Baikal
Rio de la Plata
Strait of Magellan
Limpopo River
a rift lake in the south of the Russian region of Siberia, be…
the estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay River and…
a navigable sea route separating mainland South America to th…
rises in central southern Africa, and flows generally eastwar…
Lake Baikal
a rift lake in the south of the Russian region of Siberia, be…
Rio de la Plata
the estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay River and…
104 terms
World History Geography Exam
Canada
U.S.A.
Greenland
Mexico
Canada
U.S.A.
25 terms
early humans and history and geography
agriculture
archaeologist
artifact
cave art
Purposeful planting of crops to produce food
person who studies the past based on what people left behind
Objects created and used by humans
pictures of animals and people; told a story
agriculture
Purposeful planting of crops to produce food
archaeologist
person who studies the past based on what people left behind
19 terms
Early Humans world geography
the study of past societies through an…
study of human life and culture (ex. a…
homo habilis means
homo erectus means
archaeology
anthropology
handy human
upright human
the study of past societies through an…
archaeology
study of human life and culture (ex. a…
anthropology
32 terms
Early World History
Nomads
Hunter-Gatherers
800 degrees
Good hunting techniques
Highly mobile people who moved from place to place foraging o…
Increased food supplies by inventing tools like spears to hun…
How hot did the bow drill have to get to make fire out of fri…
1.) Stay quiet. 2.) Get close. 3.) Stay down wind. 4.) Work i…
Nomads
Highly mobile people who moved from place to place foraging o…
Hunter-Gatherers
Increased food supplies by inventing tools like spears to hun…
15 terms
Early Man Geography and History
history
prehistory
Archaeologist
geography
The recorded events of past people.
The period of time in the past before writing was invented.
Scientist who examines objects to learn about past people and…
The study of the Earth's surface and the processes that shape…
history
The recorded events of past people.
prehistory
The period of time in the past before writing was invented.
25 terms
World History-- Early Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
other names for the Fertile Crescent
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Sumerians
-- the region within the Middle East where "civilization" began
Mesopotamia, the Tigris and Euphrates river valleys
the two rivers around which the first civilizations emerged
the first people to become "civilized"-- settling down around…
Fertile Crescent
-- the region within the Middle East where "civilization" began
other names for the Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia, the Tigris and Euphrates river valleys
22 terms
World History: Early Man
What would an archaeologists be able t…
Australopithecus, the earliest of the…
The first hominid of the Paleolithic E…
What could be considered an artifact b…
A once living organism
moving constantly in search of food.
Homo habilis.
An arrowhead
What would an archaeologists be able t…
A once living organism
Australopithecus, the earliest of the…
moving constantly in search of food.
23 terms
Early Egyptian Geography and History
arable
hieroglyphic
delta
embalming
suitable for producing crops
a picture or symbol standing for a word, idea, or sound
a deposit of soil that collects at the mouth of a river
treating a dead body in such a way that it is preserved
arable
suitable for producing crops
hieroglyphic
a picture or symbol standing for a word, idea, or sound
7 terms
Geography and early greek history
Importance of faming
Importance of trade
Minoans
Mycenaeans
The weather effected the farming and so the crops grew all ye…
Contact with other civilizations was very important,
Great builders and great sailors becuase they lived on an isl…
Learned from Minoans and then conquered them.
Importance of faming
The weather effected the farming and so the crops grew all ye…
Importance of trade
Contact with other civilizations was very important,
World History - Early Humans
technology
historians
archaeologists
artifacts
tools and methods to help humans perform tasks
people who study and write about the human past
people who hunt for evidence buried in the ground where settl…
weapons, tools, and other things made by humans
technology
tools and methods to help humans perform tasks
historians
people who study and write about the human past
20 terms
Early Civilization -- World History
Fertile Crescent
Polytheistic
City-State
Code of Hammurabi
Fertile piece of land in the Middle East
Meaning many gods Poly = many = theistic means gods
...
eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth. Depending of the social st…
Fertile Crescent
Fertile piece of land in the Middle East
Polytheistic
Meaning many gods Poly = many = theistic means gods
18 terms
World History: Early Humans
Proterozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic
Pangea
before life, development of tectonic plates
an era occurring between 570 million and 230 million years ag…
middle life (245-144 million years ago); rise of mammals and…
A super continent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
Proterozoic
before life, development of tectonic plates
Paleozoic
an era occurring between 570 million and 230 million years ag…
28 terms
Chinese Geography / Early History
Portugal
Qing
opium
Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia…
what was the first country to sail to China?
what dynasty was in power during the European Imperialism?
The British tried to expand trade by trading ________________…
What countries had spheres of influence in China?
Portugal
what was the first country to sail to China?
Qing
what dynasty was in power during the European Imperialism?
World History 1 - Early Civilizations
During the New Stone Age, permanent se…
In Southwest Asia, the land between th…
In Egypt, the ...
In India, the...
FERTILE SOILS, PROTECTION
MESOPOTAMIA
NILE RIVER AND DELTA
INDUS RIVER VALLEY
During the New Stone Age, permanent se…
FERTILE SOILS, PROTECTION
In Southwest Asia, the land between th…
MESOPOTAMIA
24 terms
Early Egyptian Geography And History
arable
delta
embalming
hieroglyphic
Suitable for producing crops.
A deposit of soil that collects at the mouth of a river.
Treating a dead body in such a way that it is preserved.
A picture or symbol standing for a word, idea, or sound.
arable
Suitable for producing crops.
delta
A deposit of soil that collects at the mouth of a river.
10 terms
World History-The Early Americas
Atahualpah
Francisco Pizzarro
Quechua
Mita
Fought his brother to claim the Inca throne in 1520.
The leader of the Spanish Conquistadors.
The Inca's official language.
The labor tax system.
Atahualpah
Fought his brother to claim the Inca throne in 1520.
Francisco Pizzarro
The leader of the Spanish Conquistadors.
26 terms
World History Early history
subcontinent
monsoons
citadel
Vedas
a large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct fro…
Major winds in the Indian Ocean that blew into India for half…
(n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stron…
Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts…
subcontinent
a large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct fro…
monsoons
Major winds in the Indian Ocean that blew into India for half…
26 terms
World History Early history
subcontinent
monsoons
citadel
Vedas
a large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct fro…
Major winds in the Indian Ocean that blew into India for half…
(n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stron…
Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts…
subcontinent
a large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct fro…
monsoons
Major winds in the Indian Ocean that blew into India for half…
44 terms
Old World History and Geography
evolution
history
europe asia
australia
The false idea that man began as an animal
The written record of mankind
The two continents of the Old World that share the same land…
Continent of the Old World that is the smallest
evolution
The false idea that man began as an animal
history
The written record of mankind
World History 1 - Early Humans
Early humans are known as...
They developed in ... about ... years…
Early humans were ... because they dep…
Hunters and gathers made up the Paleol…
HOMO SAPIENS
EAST AFRICA, 100,000 TO 400,000
HUNTERS AND GATHERERS
OLD STONE AGE
Early humans are known as...
HOMO SAPIENS
They developed in ... about ... years…
EAST AFRICA, 100,000 TO 400,000
55 terms
World History Early Asia
Aristocracy
Dao
Filial piety
Confucius
an upper class whose wealth is based on land and whose power…
"way" the correct or divine way
the duty of family members to subordinate their needs and des…
A Chinese philosopher who tried to answer "how do we restore…
Aristocracy
an upper class whose wealth is based on land and whose power…
Dao
"way" the correct or divine way
12 terms
Geography early history
Regions farmers were among the first p…
What civilization arose in Mesopotamia…
Fertile crescent
Egyptian civilization along nile River
Domesticate plants and animals or take them from the wild and…
This civilization comprised one of the world's first culture…
Part of larger rich agricultural region;... This area was home t…
During the dry season used sophisticated irrigation system to…
Regions farmers were among the first p…
Domesticate plants and animals or take them from the wild and…
What civilization arose in Mesopotamia…
This civilization comprised one of the world's first culture…
55 terms
World History and Early Civilizations
Cultural Diffusion
Ethnocentrism
Cultural Relativism
Paleolithic
the spread of culture- traditions and rituals from one cultur…
judging another culture solely by the values and standards of…
the belief that all cultures have value and that they should…
nomads rely on hunting-gathering, cave painting, burial of de…
Cultural Diffusion
the spread of culture- traditions and rituals from one cultur…
Ethnocentrism
judging another culture solely by the values and standards of…
11 terms
World History Geography Vocabulary
equator
prime meridian
latitude lines
longitude lines
the latitude line around the middle of the Earth... 0 Latitude
the longitude line around the middle of the Earth (0 degrees…
lines that run east to west on the globe
lines that run north to south on the globe
equator
the latitude line around the middle of the Earth... 0 Latitude
prime meridian
the longitude line around the middle of the Earth (0 degrees…
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