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Science Chapter 17 - The History of Life
fossils
paleontologist
fossil record
extinction
preserved remains of ancient organisms
scientist who studies fossils
show history of life on earth, most of life is extinct
species dies out
fossils
preserved remains of ancient organisms
paleontologist
scientist who studies fossils
{Science} Chapter 17: The History of Life
paleontologist
fossil record
extinct
relative dating
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
Information about past life, including the structure of organ…
A procedure in which the reinforcement of a previously reinfo…
Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pl…
paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
fossil record
Information about past life, including the structure of organ…
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Environmental Science -- Chapter 17
fossil fuels
electric generator
petroleum
oil reserves
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological…
An electric generator is a device that converts mechanical en…
An oily, dark-colored, flammable liquid found in the earth, c…
oil deposits that can be extracted profitably at current pric…
fossil fuels
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological…
electric generator
An electric generator is a device that converts mechanical en…
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Earth Science: Chapter 17
continental drift
Pangaea
joined
move around
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
The matching coastlines of continents on opposite sides of th…
Continental drift was the idea that continents ______ ______…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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American History- Chapter 17
George Patton
The Battle of Stalingrad
V-E Day (5-8-1945)
Julius Robert Oppenheimer
Led the U.S. Third Army to free Paris from German occupation.
Turning point in the war
Formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germa…
"Father of the Atomic Bomb" ... Developed the first nuclear wea…
George Patton
Led the U.S. Third Army to free Paris from German occupation.
The Battle of Stalingrad
Turning point in the war
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Earth Science: Chapter 17
Conduction
Convection
Greenhouse Effect
Heat
Form of heat transfer where heat energy is directly transferr…
Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of…
Natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
Energy in transit due to a temperature difference between the…
Conduction
Form of heat transfer where heat energy is directly transferr…
Convection
Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of…
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Science Chapter 17
solar system
revolution
axis
rotation
the Sun and all the bodies that orbit it
one full orbit of an object around another object
an imaginary center line around which the Earth rotates
one whole spin of an object on its axis
solar system
the Sun and all the bodies that orbit it
revolution
one full orbit of an object around another object
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History- Chapter 17 GL
Emancipation Proclamation
54th Massachusetts Regiment
Copperhead
conscription
January 1, 1863- Lincoln issued the proclamation which freed…
One of the first African-American regiments in the North. Fou…
Northern Democrats who supported peace with the South. Lincol…
military draft-required men to serve in the military
Emancipation Proclamation
January 1, 1863- Lincoln issued the proclamation which freed…
54th Massachusetts Regiment
One of the first African-American regiments in the North. Fou…
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Boost History Chapter 17
Emancipation Proclamation
54th Massachusetts Regiment
Copperhead
conscription
an executive order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 18…
one of the first African-American regiments organized to figh…
Abraham Lincoln's main political opponents; they favored peac…
a law that required men to serve in the military or be drafted
Emancipation Proclamation
an executive order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 18…
54th Massachusetts Regiment
one of the first African-American regiments organized to figh…
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World History Chapter 17 The Age of Exploration
Caravel
Conquistador
Colony
Mercantilism
a small, fast, maneuverable ship that had a large cargo hold…
a leader in the Spanish conquest of the Americas
a settlement of people living in a new territory, linked with…
a set of principles that dominated economic thought in the se…
Caravel
a small, fast, maneuverable ship that had a large cargo hold…
Conquistador
a leader in the Spanish conquest of the Americas
American History Chapter 17
Imperialism
Plantation owner (Dole pineapple) in H…
Rough Riders
Yellow Journalism
Extension of a nation's power over other lands
Sanford B. Dole
The First United States Volunteer Calvary. Volunteered to fig…
Exaggerated news reports or events. One cause of the Spanish-…
Imperialism
Extension of a nation's power over other lands
Plantation owner (Dole pineapple) in H…
Sanford B. Dole
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Earth Science-Chapter 17
Ozone
Thermosphere
Spring Equinox
Convection
A colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerf…
The region of the atmosphere above the mesosphere and below t…
The earth's north and south poles are not tilted toward or aw…
The movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter…
Ozone
A colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerf…
Thermosphere
The region of the atmosphere above the mesosphere and below t…
CHAPTER 17 SCIENCE VOCABULARY
WETLAND
MARSH
SWAMP
DEEP-WATER ZONE
AREA THAT IS SOMETIMES UNDER WATER OR WHO'S SOIL CONTAINS A L…
A WETLAND ECOSYSTEM WHERE PLANTS GROW; TREELESS WETLAND
A WETLAND ECOSYSTEM WHERE SHRUBS AND TREES GROW
THE PART OF A LAKE OR POND BENEATH THE OPEN-WATER ZONE; NO LI…
WETLAND
AREA THAT IS SOMETIMES UNDER WATER OR WHO'S SOIL CONTAINS A L…
MARSH
A WETLAND ECOSYSTEM WHERE PLANTS GROW; TREELESS WETLAND
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US History Chapter 17 Vocabulary
demobilization
GI Bill of Rights
baby boom
Taft-Hartley Act
sending home members of the army
eased the return of World War II veterans by providing educat…
increased births between 1945 and 1964
A law that restricted the power of labor unions
demobilization
sending home members of the army
GI Bill of Rights
eased the return of World War II veterans by providing educat…
Environmental science chapter 17 vocabulary
fossil fuels
electric generator
petroleum
oil reserves
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy
Another name for oil
oil deposits that can be extracted profitably at current pric…
fossil fuels
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
electric generator
a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy
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US History Chapter 17
demobilization
GI Bill of Rights
baby boom
productivity
act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including d…
Law Passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and p…
An increase in population by almost 30 million people. This s…
A measure of the goods and services produced within a particu…
demobilization
act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including d…
GI Bill of Rights
Law Passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and p…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 17
The Great American Desert
buffalo herds
Great Plains
mining frontier, boomtowns
Name given to lands between the Mississippi and the Pacific C…
These animals were essential to the nomadic Native American t…
The region west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rock…
In 1848, the discovery of gold in California caused the first…
The Great American Desert
Name given to lands between the Mississippi and the Pacific C…
buffalo herds
These animals were essential to the nomadic Native American t…
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Science 10 Chapter 17 & 18 - Earth Sciences
Crust
Mantle
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The rigid outer rock layer of Earth's internal structure maki…
Middle, fluid like layer of Earth's internal structure, almos…
Region of Earth's internal structure formed by the crust and…
Fluid like layer of the mantle over which the lithosphere dri…
Crust
The rigid outer rock layer of Earth's internal structure maki…
Mantle
Middle, fluid like layer of Earth's internal structure, almos…
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Science 7R Vocabulary Chapter 17
Skeletal system
Periosteum
Marrow
Cartilage
The body's network of bones, which forms a rigid frame to sup…
A tough tight fitting membrane that covers the surface of bon…
A red or yellow fatty tissue in certain bones that produces r…
A thick, tough, smooth flexible tissue that is harder than fl…
Skeletal system
The body's network of bones, which forms a rigid frame to sup…
Periosteum
A tough tight fitting membrane that covers the surface of bon…
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Physical Science chapter 17 review
Atom
Atomic number
Average atomic mass
Chemical symbol
Smallest piece of matter that still retains the properties of…
Protons in the nucleus of an atom... number is found at the top…
Weighted-average mass of the mixture of its isotopes... so it is…
Short or abbreviated way to write the name of the element
Atom
Smallest piece of matter that still retains the properties of…
Atomic number
Protons in the nucleus of an atom... number is found at the top…
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Earth Science Chapter 17
What is the dew point?
How is relative humidity determined? (…
What instrument is used to determine r…
what instrument is used to measure air…
temperature when the air is saturated with water vapor and co…
(Amount of water vapor in air / total amount of water air cou…
psychrometer
barameter
What is the dew point?
temperature when the air is saturated with water vapor and co…
How is relative humidity determined? (…
(Amount of water vapor in air / total amount of water air cou…
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RENAISSANCE ART HISTORY CHAPTER 17
Pope Leo X
Last Supper
Mona Lisa
Agony in the Garden
(Person) Gave indulgences that sparked Martin Luther to write…
Pope Leo X
(Person) Gave indulgences that sparked Martin Luther to write…
Last Supper
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US History Chapter 17 Vocabulary
demobilization
GI Bill of Rights
baby boom
productivity
sending home members of the army
eased the return of World War II veterans by providing educat…
increased births between 1945 and 1964
the rate at which goods are produced or services performed
demobilization
sending home members of the army
GI Bill of Rights
eased the return of World War II veterans by providing educat…
Earth Science Chapter 17
What is the dew point?
How is relative humidity determined? (…
What instrument is used to determine r…
what instrument is used to measure air…
temperature when the air is saturated with water vapor and co…
(Amount of water vapor in air / total amount of water air cou…
psychrometer
barameter
What is the dew point?
temperature when the air is saturated with water vapor and co…
How is relative humidity determined? (…
(Amount of water vapor in air / total amount of water air cou…
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Chapter 17 Earth Science Atmosphere
Ozone
Troposphere
Summer Solstice
Winter Solstice
a molecule of oxygen containing three oxygen atoms
the lowermost layer of the atmosphere; it is generally charac…
the solstice that occurs on June 21 or 22 in the Northern Hem…
the solstice that occurs on December 21 or 22 in the Northern…
Ozone
a molecule of oxygen containing three oxygen atoms
Troposphere
the lowermost layer of the atmosphere; it is generally charac…
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Chapter 17 Earth Science Atmosphere
Ozone
Troposphere
Summer Solstice
Winter Solstice
a molecule of oxygen containing three oxygen atoms
the lowermost layer of the atmosphere; it is generally charac…
the solstice that occurs on June 21 or 22 in the Northern Hem…
the solstice that occurs on December 21 or 22 in the Northern…
Ozone
a molecule of oxygen containing three oxygen atoms
Troposphere
the lowermost layer of the atmosphere; it is generally charac…
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History of the World Chapter 17
America
James I
Dissenters
Puritans
Is known as one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty a…
Wanted all Englishmen to confirm to the Church of England
AKA, Nonconformists
Wished to purify the Church of England
America
Is known as one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty a…
James I
Wanted all Englishmen to confirm to the Church of England
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History Chapter 17
first trancontinental railroad
Promontory Point, Utah
Comstock Lode
open-range cattle
built by immigrants from China and Ireland
junction of the transcontinental railroad
ore was part silver, part gold; mine produced $400 million by…
industry ended because of fencing of farms; overgrazing ruine…
first trancontinental railroad
built by immigrants from China and Ireland
Promontory Point, Utah
junction of the transcontinental railroad
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Science Chapter 17 Vocab
continental drift
Pangaea
isochron
magnetic reversal
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were once joined…
The ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began…
an imaginary line on the map that shows points of the same ag…
when Earth's magnetic field changes polarity between normal a…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were once joined…
Pangaea
The ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began…
World History - Chapter 17
Junk
Confucianism
4 Society Classes of Confucianism
Qing Dynasty
Large, sturdy ship of Ming Dynasty
Restored as official philosophy of government
Scholar-Gentry, Farmers, Artisans, Merchant
Founded by Nurhachi son's
Junk
Large, sturdy ship of Ming Dynasty
Confucianism
Restored as official philosophy of government
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Prentice Hall History: American Nation: Chapter 17
racism
martial law
border states
Robert Edward Lee
the belief that one race is superior to another
rule by the army instead of the elected government
Delaware, Kentucky, Missouri, Maryland
CSA, turned Lincoln down because he didn't want to shoot his…
racism
the belief that one race is superior to another
martial law
rule by the army instead of the elected government
Chapter 17 Science Review
What is an axis?
What is an eclipse?
What is a rotation?
What are constellations?
An imaginary line that goes through an object
Occurs when one object in space casts its shadow on another o…
The spinning of a planet, moon, or star around its axis
The 88 star patterns in the sky used to identify and name the…
What is an axis?
An imaginary line that goes through an object
What is an eclipse?
Occurs when one object in space casts its shadow on another o…
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U.S. History Chapter 17 Vocab
Missile Gap
Reapportionment
Due Process
Commentator
The United States and the Soviet Union were involved in a rac…
Process by which representative districts are switched accord…
Fair treatment through the judicial system: The right to a fa…
Expert who analyzes, explains and gives opinions on events
Missile Gap
The United States and the Soviet Union were involved in a rac…
Reapportionment
Process by which representative districts are switched accord…
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World History Chapter 17
ecology
deforestation
ozone layer
greenhouse effect
the study of the relationships between living things and thei…
the clearing of forests (p. 744)
a thin layer of gas in the upper atmosphere that shields Eart…
global warming caused by the buildup of carbon dioxide in the…
ecology
the study of the relationships between living things and thei…
deforestation
the clearing of forests (p. 744)
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World History-#6 Age of Absolutism (Chapter 17)
absolutism
divine right
Charles V
Phillip II
complete control of a monarch over his/her people
monarchs rule by the will of god
King of Spain, King of the Netherlands and Holy Roman Emperor…
son of Charles V; ruled Spain and the Netherlands; drove out…
absolutism
complete control of a monarch over his/her people
divine right
monarchs rule by the will of god
Science-Chapter 17
axis
rotation
revolution
orbit
an imaginary pole that goes through Earth's center
the spinning of Earth around its axis
the movement of one object around another
the path the Earth follows around the Sun
axis
an imaginary pole that goes through Earth's center
rotation
the spinning of Earth around its axis
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Earth Science: Chapter 17
continental drift
Pangaea
joined
move around
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
The matching coastlines of continents on opposite sides of th…
Continental drift was the idea that continents ______ ______…
continental drift
Wegener's hypothesis that Earth's continents were joined as a…
Pangaea
ancient landmass made up of all the continents that began to…
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History Chapter 17
Louis XIV
War of the Spanish Succession
Age of Enlightenment
Voltaire
reign was one on the longest in history; Sun King
most costly war of Louis XIV reign
movement that attempted to apply human reason to all areas of…
Father of Enlightment
Louis XIV
reign was one on the longest in history; Sun King
War of the Spanish Succession
most costly war of Louis XIV reign
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History 5 - Chapter 17 Vocab
irrigation
city-state
polytheism
theocracy
process of collecting water and distributing it to the crops
independent political unit that includes a city and the surro…
the worship of many gods and goddesses.
government controlled by religious leaders
irrigation
process of collecting water and distributing it to the crops
city-state
independent political unit that includes a city and the surro…
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Chapter 17 History
Conservation
Federal Reserve System
Suffrage
Prohibition
The planned management of natural resources, involving the pr…
A national banking system, established in 293 that controls t…
The right to vote
The banning of the manufacture, sale, and possession of alcoh…
Conservation
The planned management of natural resources, involving the pr…
Federal Reserve System
A national banking system, established in 293 that controls t…
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Chapter 17 History Vocab
border states
tributaries
ironclad
casualties
in the civil war the states between the north and the south:…
small river or stream that flows in to a larger river or stre…
a warship equipped with iron plating for protection
People who are killed, wounded, captured, or missing in a war
border states
in the civil war the states between the north and the south:…
tributaries
small river or stream that flows in to a larger river or stre…
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World History Chapter 17
Renaissance meaning
Renaissance location
Renaissance Main family
Renaissance Da Vinci
Rebirth of culture
Florence Italy
Medici (Med-ih-chee)
Mona Lisa; Last Supper
Renaissance meaning
Rebirth of culture
Renaissance location
Florence Italy
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Chapter 17 - The History of Life
paleontologists
fossil record
extinct
relative dating
scientists who study fossils
all information about past life
species die out
the age of a fossil is determined by comparing its placement…
paleontologists
scientists who study fossils
fossil record
all information about past life
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History chapter 17
South America
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Ch…
Andes Mountains
Mount Aconcagua
the fourth largest continent, about twice the size of the Uni…
the twelve independent nations of South America
the longest and the second highest mountain range in the world
the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere
South America
the fourth largest continent, about twice the size of the Uni…
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Ch…
the twelve independent nations of South America
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Earth Science Chapter 17
What is the dew point?
How is relative humidity determined? (…
What instrument is used to determine r…
what instrument is used to measure air…
temperature when the air is saturated with water vapor and co…
(Amount of water vapor in air / total amount of water air cou…
psychrometer
barameter
What is the dew point?
temperature when the air is saturated with water vapor and co…
How is relative humidity determined? (…
(Amount of water vapor in air / total amount of water air cou…
Science chapter 17 Vocabulary
Physical change
Chemical change
Mixture
matter
A change in which a substance changes one or more of its phys…
A change in which the atoms of one or more substances are rea…
a combination of two or more substances in which each substan…
anything that has mass and takes up space.
Physical change
A change in which a substance changes one or more of its phys…
Chemical change
A change in which the atoms of one or more substances are rea…
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AP Art History Chapter 17 Vocabulary
Rib Vault
Cartoon
Grozing
Cames
A form of groin vault.
A full scale drawing of a design that will be executed in ano…
Chipping away at the edges of a piece of glass to achieve the…
A lead strip used in the making of led glass or stained-glass…
Rib Vault
A form of groin vault.
Cartoon
A full scale drawing of a design that will be executed in ano…
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Environmental Science -- Chapter 17
fossil fuels
electric generator
petroleum
oil reserves
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological…
An electric generator is a device that converts mechanical en…
An oily, dark-colored, flammable liquid found in the earth, c…
oil deposits that can be extracted profitably at current pric…
fossil fuels
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological…
electric generator
An electric generator is a device that converts mechanical en…
History Alive Chapter 17
claim
forty-niner
Chinese immigrants
Mexicano
a piece of land worked by a miner seeking valuable minerals
people who came from all over the world a gold seeker in the…
people who came to the West from Asia in hopes of earning mon…
Spanish-speaking people who lived in the West before white se…
claim
a piece of land worked by a miner seeking valuable minerals
forty-niner
people who came from all over the world a gold seeker in the…
Chapter 17 History Terms
Plains Indians
Sioux
Reservations
Sioux War
A diverse group of Indian tribes and their languages that inh…
By the early nineteenth century the most powerful tribe in th…
Areas of federal land set aside for Native Americans.
End of 1800s - started at Fort Laramie in Wyoming when Indian…
Plains Indians
A diverse group of Indian tribes and their languages that inh…
Sioux
By the early nineteenth century the most powerful tribe in th…
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