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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
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…
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…
92 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
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
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…
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…
26 terms
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
vocabulary history
Indus River Valley
Monsoons
Mohenjo - Daro
Harappa
a bronze age civilization
a seasonal shift in wether
Indus River Valley
a bronze age civilization
Monsoons
a seasonal shift in wether
25 terms
HISTORY Vocabulary
militarism
Archduke Francis Ferdinand
Kaiser William II
Western Front
the belief or desire of a government or people that a country…
archduke of Austria and heir apparent to Francis Joseph I; hi…
Wilhelm II or William II (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Al…
The Western Front was the name applied to the fighting zone i…
militarism
the belief or desire of a government or people that a country…
Archduke Francis Ferdinand
archduke of Austria and heir apparent to Francis Joseph I; hi…
35 terms
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…
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…
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
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…
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
25 terms
World History (Intro Vocabulary)
Revolution
Agriculture
Imperialism
Culture
A complete change, especially in a way of life or a government
The use of land for growing crops and raising animals; farming
The practice of conquering other lands, farming colonies in o…
The way of life, religion, ideas, arts, tools of a certain pe…
Revolution
A complete change, especially in a way of life or a government
Agriculture
The use of land for growing crops and raising animals; farming
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
History Vocabulary
Alexander the Great
amphitheater
Gladiator
Barbarian
พระเจ้าอเล็กซานเดอร์มหาราช
โรงละครหรือมหรสพรูปครึ่งวงกลม
นักสู้โรมัน
คนป่าเถื่อน
Alexander the Great
พระเจ้าอเล็กซานเดอร์มหาราช
amphitheater
โรงละครหรือมหรสพรูปครึ่งวงกลม
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
6 terms
History vocabulary
feudalismo
Edad Media
caballeros
nobleza
feudalism
Middle Age
knights
nobility
feudalismo
feudalism
Edad Media
Middle Age
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…
13 terms
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
HISTORY Vocabulary
deity
mummified
hierarchy
dynasty
deity
mummified
6 terms
History Vocabulary
Revolution or turning point
Discovery, invention or development
Advance, progress
Movement
A moment of great change
When someone makes or finds something new
Something getting better
When a group of people work to achieve an aim, e.g. human rig…
Revolution or turning point
A moment of great change
Discovery, invention or development
When someone makes or finds something new
History Vocabulary
colonization
colony
Pilgrims
plantations
the act of setting up a colony away from one's place of origin
settlement far from the country that rules it
people who travel to a new place for religious reasons
large farms with many workers who live on the land they work
colonization
the act of setting up a colony away from one's place of origin
colony
settlement far from the country that rules it
34 terms
World History Chapter 7 Vocabulary
King Clovis
Medieval
Charles Martel
Charlemagne
warrior king of the Franks who won many battles and establish…
time between ancient and modern times - middle age
rallied Frankish warriors in the battle of Tours in 732- beca…
Charles the Great - grandson of Charles Martel built an empir…
King Clovis
warrior king of the Franks who won many battles and establish…
Medieval
time between ancient and modern times - middle age
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
Chapter 5 History Vocabulary
Viceroy
Moscoso Expedition
Epidemics
Columbian Exchange
a governor who rules as a representative of a king or sovereign
an expedition led by Luis de Moscoso to the Brazos River. Aft…
the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of p…
a period of cultural ad biological exchanges between the new…
Viceroy
a governor who rules as a representative of a king or sovereign
Moscoso Expedition
an expedition led by Luis de Moscoso to the Brazos River. Aft…
5 terms
Vocabulary-History
slash and burn
agricultural revolution
hunter gatherer
domestication
slashing tree bark and burning grasses to promote farming
dramatic change when humans began to farm the land
early human who gathered food and hunted animals for food
taming animals into herds to use for meat, skins, and other u…
slash and burn
slashing tree bark and burning grasses to promote farming
agricultural revolution
dramatic change when humans began to farm the land
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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…
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…
History Vocabulary
Primary Source
Secondary Source
Demography
Historiography
Historical information from first hand sources, such as relic…
Historical information from second hand sources, such as hist…
The study of populations and how they change over time and ar…
The study of the study of history. How history has been inter…
Primary Source
Historical information from first hand sources, such as relic…
Secondary Source
Historical information from second hand sources, such as hist…
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.)
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
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."
27 terms
Texas History Chapter 1 Vocabulary
statistics
bar graph
line graph
pie chart
information in the form of numbers
a graph used to compare information about different places or…
a graph that indicates a trend or pattern
circle graph
statistics
information in the form of numbers
bar graph
a graph used to compare information about different places or…
Midterm Us history vocabulary
monopoly
Labor union
Strike
capitalism
the complete control of an industry by one company or person
a group of workers that tries to help its members
to refuse to work until certain demands are met
a system in which private businesses, farms, and factories co…
monopoly
the complete control of an industry by one company or person
Labor union
a group of workers that tries to help its members
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.
57 terms
History Academic Vocabulary
Decade
Century
Millenium
History
A period of time of 10 years
A period of time of 100 years
A period of time of 1000 years
The time period after writing
Decade
A period of time of 10 years
Century
A period of time of 100 years
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
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…
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