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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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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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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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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
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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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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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{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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Science -- Chapter 17
tissue
cell
epithelial tissue
nerve tissue
group of similar cells that work together to perform a partic…
basic unit of life
functions as a boundary; covers all of the inner and outer su…
functions as a message system; carries electrical impulses be…
tissue
group of similar cells that work together to perform a partic…
cell
basic unit of life
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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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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…
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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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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…
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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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…
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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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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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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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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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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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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World History Chapter 17
Renaissance
Humanism
Secular
Patron
Meaning "rebirth"; following the Middle Ages, a movement that…
An intellectual movement in which thinkers studied classical…
Concerned with worldly rather than spiritual matters.
People who give encouragement, and financial support to the a…
Renaissance
Meaning "rebirth"; following the Middle Ages, a movement that…
Humanism
An intellectual movement in which thinkers studied classical…
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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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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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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
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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…
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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-#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
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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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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…
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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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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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World History Chapter 17 Beach
natural law
social contract
natural right
philosophe
rules discoverable by reason
an agreement where people give up their rights/freedoms to a…
god given rights; life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness
French thinkers who wanted to reform society; philosphers
natural law
rules discoverable by reason
social contract
an agreement where people give up their rights/freedoms to a…
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Science Chapter 17
Earth and the other planets have an el…
Earth's orbit around the sun is called…
The Earth completes one rotation on it…
Earth's ___________________ are caused…
orbit
revolution
24 hours
seasons
Earth and the other planets have an el…
orbit
Earth's orbit around the sun is called…
revolution
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Chapter 17 Science
Tilt of the Earth
Earth moves steadily and smoothly
Medium-sized star nearest Earth
Rotation
What causes the seasons to change on Earth?
Why can't we feel Earth's movement?
Which is the best description of the Sun?
What is the spinning of Earth around its axis called?
Tilt of the Earth
What causes the seasons to change on Earth?
Earth moves steadily and smoothly
Why can't we feel Earth's movement?
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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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Science Chapter 17
Solar System
Revolution
Axis
Rotation
The sun and its nine planets along with many moons
One full orbit around the Sun
An imaginary center line
One whole spin of an object on its axis
Solar System
The sun and its nine planets along with many moons
Revolution
One full orbit around the Sun
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Science 7: Chapter 17 Relationships Among Organisms
animal societies
camouflage
decomposer
food web
school, pride, flock, herd
the leafy green color of a tree boa helps it sneak up on unsu…
the last organism in a food chain
all the interrelated food chains in an ecosystem
animal societies
school, pride, flock, herd
camouflage
the leafy green color of a tree boa helps it sneak up on unsu…
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Chapter 17: The History of Life
Paleontologists
Fossil Record
Extinct
Fossil Formation
scientists who study fossils
provides evidence about the history of life on earth; it also…
the species has died out
the remains of the organism or some trace of its presence mus…
Paleontologists
scientists who study fossils
Fossil Record
provides evidence about the history of life on earth; it also…
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History, Chapter 17.1 Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance
In the 1300's, this struck Europe hard…
What is the meaning of "Renaissance"?
In what region did the Renaissance beg…
In what Italian city did the Renaissan…
The Bubonic Plague
rebirth
Northern Italy
Florence
In the 1300's, this struck Europe hard…
The Bubonic Plague
What is the meaning of "Renaissance"?
rebirth
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 17
The Great American Desert
100th meridian
buffalo herds
Great Plains
Name given to lands between the Mississippi and the Pacific C…
The plains west of this meridian had few trees and usually re…
These animals were essential to the nomadic Native American t…
The region west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rock…
The Great American Desert
Name given to lands between the Mississippi and the Pacific C…
100th meridian
The plains west of this meridian had few trees and usually re…
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Physical Science SPS9 - Chapter 17
amplitude
antinode
compression
constructive interference
the maximum displacement of a medium from the rest position;…
the point of maximum displacement between two nodes in a stan…
region of the longitudinal wave where the particles of the me…
two waves temporarily combine when they meet and produce a bi…
amplitude
the maximum displacement of a medium from the rest position;…
antinode
the point of maximum displacement between two nodes in a stan…
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Earth Science Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics
continental drift
Pangea
magnetometer
paleomagnetism
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
a super continent made up of all the continents
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
the study of changes in Earth's magnetic field, as shown by p…
continental drift
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
Pangea
a super continent made up of all the continents
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World History Patterns of Interaction Chapter 17 Notes
Absolutism
Renaissance
Michaelangelo
Vernacular
A Monarchy in which the ruler has no legal limits on his or h…
French term meaning rebirth
Painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Everyday language used by almost all people in their daily li…
Absolutism
A Monarchy in which the ruler has no legal limits on his or h…
Renaissance
French term meaning rebirth
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US History Chapter 17
Ho Chi Minh
Domino Theory
guerrillas
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Communist leader of North Vietnam
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
small groups of loosely organized soldiers making surprise ra…
Eisenhower defended the U.S. policy in... Vietnam by stressing t…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam
Domino Theory
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
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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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