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24 terms
History Vocabulary
the past
history
ancient
age
Everything that happened before today
The documentation of our past
Occurred before history was recorded
A large period of time that was characterized by certain huma…
the past
Everything that happened before today
history
The documentation of our past
10 terms
History Vocabulary
Apprentice
Charter
Common law
Guild
a person who learns a job or a skill by working for a fixed p…
a document that is descried by base law of a group
a law that is developed from an English court describe a cust…
a medieval association of merchants and craftsman
Apprentice
a person who learns a job or a skill by working for a fixed p…
Charter
a document that is descried by base law of a group
11 terms
History Vocabulary
Agriculture
Civilization
Cultural
Economic
farming, including growing crops and raising livestock
a society with cities, a government, workers who specialize i…
relating to culture - people's learned behavior and ways of l…
relating to the production, distribution, and use of income,…
Agriculture
farming, including growing crops and raising livestock
Civilization
a society with cities, a government, workers who specialize i…
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History Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Integral
Decade
Era
Archaeology
essential and necessary
a group or set of 10 years
a large division of time
the study of objects to learn about past human life
Integral
essential and necessary
Decade
a group or set of 10 years
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Texas History Vocabulary
physical geographic feature
region
indigenous
nomad
any characteristic of the Earth's surface that was created by…
a spatial area of land that is unified by a common characteri…
originating in a specific place or region
someone who moves from place to place with no permanent home
physical geographic feature
any characteristic of the Earth's surface that was created by…
region
a spatial area of land that is unified by a common characteri…
7 terms
history vocabulary
Anno Domini
artifacts
civilization
fertile
In the year of the Lord
remains of things that were made by mankind
a society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
rich in the substances plants need to grow
Anno Domini
In the year of the Lord
artifacts
remains of things that were made by mankind
7 terms
US History - Vocabulary
Foreign Policy/Affairs
Neutrality
Colony
Colonist
USA's strategies, regulations and decisions about how to deal…
When a country is neutral: does not take a side in conflict o…
An area (territory) that is settled by a group of people from…
A settler or person who lives in a colony
Foreign Policy/Affairs
USA's strategies, regulations and decisions about how to deal…
Neutrality
When a country is neutral: does not take a side in conflict o…
86 terms
History Vocabulary
African Americans
agriculture
alliance
amendment
非洲裔美国人
农业
联盟
修正案
African Americans
非洲裔美国人
agriculture
农业
18 terms
History Vocabulary
Decade
Century
Millennium
Era
A period of ten years
A period of one hundred years
A period of one thousand years
A large division of time
Decade
A period of ten years
Century
A period of one hundred years
15 terms
History Vocabulary
Alexander the Great
amphitheater
Gladiator
Barbarian
พระเจ้าอเล็กซานเดอร์มหาราช
โรงละครหรือมหรสพรูปครึ่งวงกลม
นักสู้โรมัน
คนป่าเถื่อน
Alexander the Great
พระเจ้าอเล็กซานเดอร์มหาราช
amphitheater
โรงละครหรือมหรสพรูปครึ่งวงกลม
40 terms
History vocabulary
excavation
excavate
ancient
archeaologist
Digging the ground to uncover archaeological record
dig
archaic
a scientist who studies artifacts to learn about the past
excavation
Digging the ground to uncover archaeological record
excavate
dig
8 terms
History Vocabulary
The Beatles were first popular in the…
Laura was born in the ______
The best ______ was the 1990s.
2 weeks = a ___________
Sixties
Eighties
decade
fortnight
The Beatles were first popular in the…
Sixties
Laura was born in the ______
Eighties
33 terms
History Vocabulary
Ottoman Empire
stateless nation
Palestinians
Promised Land
the collapse of this Turkish empire after WWI allowed the Bri…
people with strong ethnic loyalties but no country (self-gove…
the mostly Arab Muslim population of Israel living in the Wes…
the land "promised" to Abraham and his Jewish descendants; no…
Ottoman Empire
the collapse of this Turkish empire after WWI allowed the Bri…
stateless nation
people with strong ethnic loyalties but no country (self-gove…
32 terms
History China SL vocabulary
autocrat
revolution
imperial China
retrench
an absolute ruler, who holds and exercises the powers of gove…
an overthrow of an established government or political system…
221 BC - 1911 AD. Period during which China was ruled by ruli…
to fall back, to cut back
autocrat
an absolute ruler, who holds and exercises the powers of gove…
revolution
an overthrow of an established government or political system…
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Important History Vocabulary
Chronology
Spectrum
Timeline
Decade
Arranging events in time order, from oldest to newest, or new…
Arranging events based on their importance
A line organizer used to plot important events
A period of 10 years
Chronology
Arranging events in time order, from oldest to newest, or new…
Spectrum
Arranging events based on their importance
20 terms
HISTORY Vocabulary
deity
mummified
hierarchy
dynasty
deity
mummified
13 terms
History Vocabulary
Document / Text
Primary Resource
Secondary Resource
Summary
Anything that communicates historical information, usually a…
A primary resource is a text created by someone with direct p…
A secondary resource is a text created by someone who is inte…
To restate what a text is saying in your own words.
Document / Text
Anything that communicates historical information, usually a…
Primary Resource
A primary resource is a text created by someone with direct p…
History vocabulary
partisan
Federalists
Democratic-Republicans
Alien and Sedition Acts
Favoring one side of an issue.
Those who were in favor of the Constitution and supported Was…
Those in favor of a limited government.
A series of acts passed by federalists to silence the republi…
partisan
Favoring one side of an issue.
Federalists
Those who were in favor of the Constitution and supported Was…
25 terms
Ancient History vocabulary
Aqueducts
Epigrapher
Stratum
Stratigraphy
a bridge or viaduct carrying a waterway over a valley or othe…
someone who studies inscriptions or epigraphs as writing
a layer or a series of layers of rock in the ground.
The study of strata or layers - the order/principle that the…
Aqueducts
a bridge or viaduct carrying a waterway over a valley or othe…
Epigrapher
someone who studies inscriptions or epigraphs as writing
32 terms
World History - Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Hyksos
New Kingdom
Hatshepsut
Thutmose III
Nomad invaders; ruled Egypt from 1640 to 1570 BC
1570 to 1075 BC; Egypt revived to become wealthier and more p…
Female Pharaoh ruled in place of young step-son; promoted trade
Led invasions into Palestine, Syria, and Nubia; most powerful…
Hyksos
Nomad invaders; ruled Egypt from 1640 to 1570 BC
New Kingdom
1570 to 1075 BC; Egypt revived to become wealthier and more p…
35 terms
World History - Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Mycenaeans
Trojan War
Dorians
Homer
People who settled on the Greek mainland around 2000 BC
10 year war between the Mycenaeans and Troy
Took over Greece following the downfall of the Mycenaeans
Blind storyteller; The Iliad and The Odyssey
Mycenaeans
People who settled on the Greek mainland around 2000 BC
Trojan War
10 year war between the Mycenaeans and Troy
31 terms
World History - Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Indo-Europeans
steppes
migration
Hittites
group of semi nomadic people
dry grasslands that stretches north of the Caucasus mountains
movements of a people from one region to another
Indo-European speakers who formed an empire which combined id…
Indo-Europeans
group of semi nomadic people
steppes
dry grasslands that stretches north of the Caucasus mountains
24 terms
History Vocabulary
History
Prehistory
history
artifacts
is divided up into 2 periods of what is available to study
the period of time before writing began
the period of time after writing was developed
the objects made long ago by people example: spears
History
is divided up into 2 periods of what is available to study
Prehistory
the period of time before writing began
42 terms
History Vocabulary
Dow Jones Industrial Average
Depression
Speculation
Hoovervilles
An average of stock prices of major industries. It is used as…
A particularly long and severe contraction period of the busi…
The buying of stocks and bonds with credit and then in turn u…
Groups of shacks built by the absolute poorest of the populat…
Dow Jones Industrial Average
An average of stock prices of major industries. It is used as…
Depression
A particularly long and severe contraction period of the busi…
30 terms
History Vocabulary
indigenous
bias
propaganda
quid pro quo
native to an area (plants, animals)
having a point or perspective (The Vols are awesome.)
a one sided presentation designed to sway opinion (commercial…
doing something for someone expecting something in return (lo…
indigenous
native to an area (plants, animals)
bias
having a point or perspective (The Vols are awesome.)
History vocabulary
imperialism
empire
revolution
Age of Exploration
one country controlling the government and economy of another…
a nation that rules several other nations
a major change
a time during the 1400's-1600's when European countries seek…
imperialism
one country controlling the government and economy of another…
empire
a nation that rules several other nations
472 terms
AP Art History Vocabulary
apadana
arch
arcuated
blind arcade
great audience hall in ancient Persian palaces
curved structural member spanning an opening, generally compo…
arch-shaped
arcade having no actual opening, used as decoration to wall s…
apadana
great audience hall in ancient Persian palaces
arch
curved structural member spanning an opening, generally compo…
12 terms
History Vocabulary
Acropolis
Agora
Assembly
Boule
A fortified hill on which temples, shrines, and statues were…
A large open marketplace surrounded by government buildings.
The group of voters which consisted of all citizens.
A council which assisted the consisted of 500 members who wer…
Acropolis
A fortified hill on which temples, shrines, and statues were…
Agora
A large open marketplace surrounded by government buildings.
8 terms
History vocabulary
Pilgrims
Puritans
Mayflower Compact
Colony
"Pilgrims were one Separatist group that left England in the…
"Puritans wanted to purify, or reform the Anglican Church."
Mayflower Compact; a legal contract in which they agreed to h…
"An area that is controlled by or belongs to a country."
Pilgrims
"Pilgrims were one Separatist group that left England in the…
Puritans
"Puritans wanted to purify, or reform the Anglican Church."
148 terms
AP Art History Vocabulary
Anthropomorphic
Archaeology
Composite View
Composition
In the shape of a human
The Study of Artifacts
A view of the frontal and profile(side) together
What an art piece is made of
Anthropomorphic
In the shape of a human
Archaeology
The Study of Artifacts
25 terms
World History - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
city-state
located in Iraq; shaped cresent; very fertile land
a thick bed of mud, left by receding water
moving water from one area to another through ditches
cities surrounded by fields used for farming; each developed…
Fertile Crescent
located in Iraq; shaped cresent; very fertile land
silt
a thick bed of mud, left by receding water
30 terms
History Vocabulary
indigenous
bias
propaganda
quid pro quo
native to an area (plants, animals)
having a point or perspective (The Vols are awesome.)
a one sided presentation designed to sway opinion (commercial…
doing something for someone expecting something in return (lo…
indigenous
native to an area (plants, animals)
bias
having a point or perspective (The Vols are awesome.)
19 terms
World History - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
heliocentric
geocentric
telescope
gravity
sun is the center of the universe
Earth is the center of the universe
optical instrument for making distant objects appear nearer a…
force that pulls objects toward Earth and draws planets into…
heliocentric
sun is the center of the universe
geocentric
Earth is the center of the universe
21 terms
World History - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Artifact
Culture
Hominid
Paleolithic Age
Remains: tools, jewelry, and other human made objects
Peoples' unique way of life; i.e. customs, family life, socia…
Humans and other creatures that walk upright (australopitheci…
"Old" Stone Age (2.5 million to 8,000 B.C.)
Artifact
Remains: tools, jewelry, and other human made objects
Culture
Peoples' unique way of life; i.e. customs, family life, socia…
25 terms
History vocabulary
Absolute Monarchy
Devine Rights
Natural Rights
Evident
A ruler with complete authority over government and people.
The belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God.
Rights that belong to every human at birth.
Clearly seen or understood; plain/obvious
Absolute Monarchy
A ruler with complete authority over government and people.
Devine Rights
The belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God.
58 terms
World History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Warring States
Olmecs
Mayan Civilization
Teotihuacan
Legalism helped the State of Qin gain control and unify China…
Means "rubber people." Named after trees from the region in w…
Society located in present-day southern Mexico, Guatemala, Be…
An example of an imperial city built in central Mexico becaus…
Warring States
Legalism helped the State of Qin gain control and unify China…
Olmecs
Means "rubber people." Named after trees from the region in w…
10 terms
History Vocabulary
large body of salt water
the line that cuts the world in half
a large land mass
0 degrees longitude
ocean
equator
continent
prime meridian
large body of salt water
ocean
the line that cuts the world in half
equator
24 terms
History Vocabulary
Colonization
Nazism
Prince Henry the Navigator
Russian Revolution
Installation of a colony, or branch, away from an actual nati…
The beliefs and practices of the Nazi political party. Nazis…
A Portuguese prince who oversaw expeditions and led... military…
A series of revolutions in Russia in 1917 that ended the Russ…
Colonization
Installation of a colony, or branch, away from an actual nati…
Nazism
The beliefs and practices of the Nazi political party. Nazis…
9 terms
History Vocabulary
natural increase
frontier
subsistence farmers
tidewater
increase of population by birth
the extreme limit of settled land beyond which lies wildernes…
raise just enough to provide for own families
area along coast rivers and inlets
natural increase
increase of population by birth
frontier
the extreme limit of settled land beyond which lies wildernes…
19 terms
World History - Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Constantinople
Justinian
Justinian Code
autocrat
Capital of the Byzantine Empire
Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire…
A code of law that standardized laws in the Byzantine Empire.
absolute in power or authority
Constantinople
Capital of the Byzantine Empire
Justinian
Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire…
36 terms
History-Vocabulary
Iconography
Nationalism in art
Baldachino
Effacement
the meaning for its original audience
started after the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars
an ornamental structure resembling canopy
disappearing with time
Iconography
the meaning for its original audience
Nationalism in art
started after the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars
20 terms
US History - Chapter 1 - Vocabulary
economic problem (pg. 1)
peoples rights (pg. 2)
accommodate (pg. 7)
dominate (pg. 6)
difficulty getting and keeping things that people want and ne…
a guarantee of certain freedoms (such as religious freedom, f…
when people or groups of people change how they think or what…
one group has control over another group (used when one group…
economic problem (pg. 1)
difficulty getting and keeping things that people want and ne…
peoples rights (pg. 2)
a guarantee of certain freedoms (such as religious freedom, f…
14 terms
US History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Powhatan
John Smith
John Rolfe
House of Burgesses
Indian Leader, Leader of a confederacy of Algonquian tribes,…
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobac…
the first legislative assembly in the American colonies; Burg…
Powhatan
Indian Leader, Leader of a confederacy of Algonquian tribes,…
John Smith
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
53 terms
History Vocabulary
BC
BCE
AD
CE
Before Christ, notes dates before year zero
Before Common Era, notes dates before year zero
Anno Domini, notes dates after year zero
Common Era, notes dates after year zero
BC
Before Christ, notes dates before year zero
BCE
Before Common Era, notes dates before year zero
69 terms
History Vocabulary
Sea Peoples
Four Noble Truths
Aristocracy
Aryans
Confederacy of naval raiders who did new invasions in the 13t…
Four central beliefs containing the essence of Buddhist teach…
An upper-class whose wealth is based on land and whose power…
A group of Nomadic peoples / A racial grouping commonly used…
Sea Peoples
Confederacy of naval raiders who did new invasions in the 13t…
Four Noble Truths
Four central beliefs containing the essence of Buddhist teach…
16 terms
History Vocabulary
Anthropology
Archaeologist
Prehistory
Fossil
study of how human beings behave, how they act together, wher…
study human life in the past by examining the things that peo…
the time before written records
are hardened remains may include plants, feathers, bones, and…
Anthropology
study of how human beings behave, how they act together, wher…
Archaeologist
study human life in the past by examining the things that peo…
38 terms
Vocabulary List History
Historian
Primary Source
Secondary Source
Discover
歷史學家
原始史料
第二手史料
發現
Historian
歷史學家
Primary Source
原始史料
33 terms
History Chapter 4 Vocabulary
wilderness
merchants
charter
Common House
wild. empty land that has not been settled
businessmen
an official permit to start a settlement
combination of a house, fort and church
wilderness
wild. empty land that has not been settled
merchants
businessmen
15 terms
History Vocabulary
Economy
persecution
seperatists
interdependence
The process of buying or bartering
Cruel treatment of someone or a group
People who want to form a new country, religion, etc.
A relationship with someone, friend, family, etc.
Economy
The process of buying or bartering
persecution
Cruel treatment of someone or a group
10 terms
American History Chapter 24 Vocabulary
Televangelism
Supply Side Economics
Strategic Defense Initiative
AIDS
Use by religious organizations of television, especially for…
Theory that tax reductions will increase investment and there…
President Reagan's proposed defense system against soviet mis…
A virus that killed many people starting in the early 1980s.
Televangelism
Use by religious organizations of television, especially for…
Supply Side Economics
Theory that tax reductions will increase investment and there…
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