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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
World History: Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Potlatch
Anasazi
Pueblos
Mississippian
A Native American ceremonial feast used to display rank and p…
An early Native American people that lived in the American So…
Villages of large apartment-like buildings made of clay and s…
Mound builder culture that flourished in North America
Potlatch
A Native American ceremonial feast used to display rank and p…
Anasazi
An early Native American people that lived in the American So…
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Chapter 16 Vocabulary HISTORY
Bedouin
Monotheism
Islam
Muhammad
An Arabic speaking, traditionally nomadic people of South Wes…
Belief in one God
A monotheistic religion, based on the teachings of Muhammad a…
The founder and major prophet of Islam
Bedouin
An Arabic speaking, traditionally nomadic people of South Wes…
Monotheism
Belief in one God
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History chapter 16 vocabulary
Imperialism
Independent
Invested
Victory
the plan of a country for getting control of other countries.
free from outside control.
put money into business to make a profit.
a success in a war; the defeat of an enemy.
Imperialism
the plan of a country for getting control of other countries.
Independent
free from outside control.
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History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Buddhism
Buddha
Ascetic
Nirvana
A religion of India begun by Prince Siddhartha, or the buddha
A man originally named Siddhartha Gautama who lived in India…
A person who gives up worldly pleaseures
An ideal state of happiness and peace
Buddhism
A religion of India begun by Prince Siddhartha, or the buddha
Buddha
A man originally named Siddhartha Gautama who lived in India…
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World History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Henry the Navigator
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Jacques Cartier
1394-1460 - Prince of Portugal and patron of exploration; he…
1469-1524 - Portuguese navigator who from 1497-1499, became t…
1451-1506 - Italian explorer who sailed for Spain. He reached…
French who in 1534 sought the Northwest Passage by sailing fr…
Henry the Navigator
1394-1460 - Prince of Portugal and patron of exploration; he…
Vasco da Gama
1469-1524 - Portuguese navigator who from 1497-1499, became t…
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Chapter 16-History
Asoka
Shih Huang Ti
Genghis Khan
Prince Shotoku
greatest ruler of the Maurya Empire that extended his dominio…
the Chinese emperor who started the Ch'in dynasty and built t…
the Mongol emperor who ruled the largest empire in history
the "founder of Japanese civilization" whose greatest accompl…
Asoka
greatest ruler of the Maurya Empire that extended his dominio…
Shih Huang Ti
the Chinese emperor who started the Ch'in dynasty and built t…
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World History: Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Potlatch
Anasazi
Pueblos
Mississippian
A Native American ceremonial feast used to display rank and p…
An early Native American people that lived in the American So…
Villages of large apartment-like buildings made of clay and s…
Mound builder culture that flourished in North America
Potlatch
A Native American ceremonial feast used to display rank and p…
Anasazi
An early Native American people that lived in the American So…
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US History Chapter 16
Border States
Gettysburg Address
Total War
Habeas Corpus
slaves states loyal to the Union/ North
speech for maintaining the union of the country
destroying all resources of the enemy
Constitutional protection of unlawful imprisonment
Border States
slaves states loyal to the Union/ North
Gettysburg Address
speech for maintaining the union of the country
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History 6: Chapter 16 Vocabulary
legislature
massacre
Boston Tea Party
American Revolution
a lawmaking body
an event that causes the death of unresisting or helpless peo…
an event when about 60 colonists who were disguised as Native…
the time when colonists broke free and gained independence fr…
legislature
a lawmaking body
massacre
an event that causes the death of unresisting or helpless peo…
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History-Chapter 16-Vocabulary
the aggressive preparation for war
the German strategy calling for a two…
the well disciplined communist fightin…
The Triple Alliance was made up of
militarism
...
Red Army
Germany, Austria, Hungary and Italy
the aggressive preparation for war
militarism
the German strategy calling for a two…
...
Chapter 16 Vocabulary US History
Joseph Stalin
totalitarian
Benito Mussolini
fascism
"man of steel" took control of country Russia after VI Lenin…
characteristic of a political system in which the government…
established a totalitarian regime in italy where unemployment…
a political philosophy that advocates a strong, centralized,…
Joseph Stalin
"man of steel" took control of country Russia after VI Lenin…
totalitarian
characteristic of a political system in which the government…
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Chapter 16 History Vocabulary
Border State
Export
Blockade
Contrast
in the civil war the states between the north and the south:…
A good or service produced in the home country and sold in an…
a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the en…
The state of being noticeably different from something else w…
Border State
in the civil war the states between the north and the south:…
Export
A good or service produced in the home country and sold in an…
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History Chapter 16
Education Improvement Act
Partisan
Nikki Haley
Spoleto USA Festival
A 1984 law that increased sales tax by one cent to help fund…
Strong loyalty to a person, group, or political party.
the name of the second Indian American to be elected governor…
A festival in Charleston celebrating the visual arts - dance,…
Education Improvement Act
A 1984 law that increased sales tax by one cent to help fund…
Partisan
Strong loyalty to a person, group, or political party.
Chapter 16- U.S. History Vocabulary
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Legacy
Rancho
Oregon Trail
A journey made from 1804-1806 by Meriwether Lewis and William…
A person's or group's impact on future generations
A land grant made by the Mexican government, used mostly for…
An overland route that stretched about 2,000 miles from Indep…
Lewis and Clark Expedition
A journey made from 1804-1806 by Meriwether Lewis and William…
Legacy
A person's or group's impact on future generations
History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
10% Plan
The Wade Davis Bill
Radical Republicans
The 13th Ammendment
Issued by President Lincoln in December 1863 that offered amn…
Passed by Congress inJuly 1864, and would have allowed a Sout…
A wing of the Republican party most hostile to slavery; they…
Passed by Congress on Janusry 31,1865, listing 2 provisions,…
10% Plan
Issued by President Lincoln in December 1863 that offered amn…
The Wade Davis Bill
Passed by Congress inJuly 1864, and would have allowed a Sout…
US History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Regulate
Fugitive
Secede
Network
To control
Person who is running away from legal authority
To officially leave an organization
Interconnected system
Regulate
To control
Fugitive
Person who is running away from legal authority
chapter 16 vocabulary history
nonaggression pact
blitzkrieg
battle of britain
atlantic charter
an agreement in which nations promise not to attack one another
'lightning war"- a form of warfare in which surprise attacks…
a series of battles between german and british air forces, fo…
declaration of principles issued in august 1941 by british pr…
nonaggression pact
an agreement in which nations promise not to attack one another
blitzkrieg
'lightning war"- a form of warfare in which surprise attacks…
Chapter 16 History vocabulary
Flapper
Prohibition
Speakeasies
Harlem Renaissance
Symbol of rebellious jazz age was the liberated going women
Ban on manufacturer and sale of alcoholic beverages
Illegal bars
African Americans cultural movement
Flapper
Symbol of rebellious jazz age was the liberated going women
Prohibition
Ban on manufacturer and sale of alcoholic beverages
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Chapter 16 history vocabulary
Plessy VS. Ferguson
Poll tax
Debt peonage
Ashcan School
An 1896 case in which the supreme court ruled that separation…
An annual tax formerly had to be paid in some southern states…
A system in which workers are bound in servitude until their…
A group of early 20th century American artist Who often paint…
Plessy VS. Ferguson
An 1896 case in which the supreme court ruled that separation…
Poll tax
An annual tax formerly had to be paid in some southern states…
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Eliseo - History Chapter 16
gravity
observations
Scientific Method
universe
external force pulling objects down
watching and examining... information gathered through our sense…
a series of steps to solve a question to prove or disprove a…
applies to everything ... All of space and everything in it
gravity
external force pulling objects down
observations
watching and examining... information gathered through our sense…
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History 10 - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Golf of Tonkin Resolution
Selective Service System
Robert Kennedy
Vietcong
Authorized Johnson to take any necessary military actions aga…
Government department in charge of conducting the military dr…
Democratic candidate for President assassination in June 1968
Communist rebel group in South Vietnam who fought against Die…
Golf of Tonkin Resolution
Authorized Johnson to take any necessary military actions aga…
Selective Service System
Government department in charge of conducting the military dr…
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US History Chapter 16 vocabulary
Fort Sumter
border states
cotton diplomacy
First Battle of Bull Run
a federal outpost in South Carolina that was attacked by Conf…
slave states that did not secede from the Union to join the C…
the idea that Great Britain would support the Confederacy bec…
the first major battle of the Civil War
Fort Sumter
a federal outpost in South Carolina that was attacked by Conf…
border states
slave states that did not secede from the Union to join the C…
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history chapter 16 vocabulary
Urbanization
Multicultural
Tarrif
Migration
The movement of populations toward cities and the resulting c…
Influenced by many cultures
A fee or tax that a government charges for goods entering the…
To move from one place to another
Urbanization
The movement of populations toward cities and the resulting c…
Multicultural
Influenced by many cultures
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 16
nation's first big business
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Eastern Trunk Lines
transcontinental railroads
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
In the early days of the railroads, from 1830s to the 1860s,…
During the Civil War, Congress authorized land grants and loa…
nation's first big business
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
Cornelius Vanderbilt
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
history chapter 16 vocabulary
circumnavigation
isthmus
monopoly
colony
going completely around the earth, especially by water
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger areas of land
the exclusive control of goods or services in a market
a territory ruled by a distant state
circumnavigation
going completely around the earth, especially by water
isthmus
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger areas of land
History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Ireland
Scandinavia
Germany
Shakers
- a colony of Britain ... - Home of the Potato Famine, caused 1…
- people from Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, Finland, and Icela…
- had a great influence on the U.S... (great impact on American…
- A Christian Group that preached "Equality." ... - Shaker settl…
Ireland
- a colony of Britain ... - Home of the Potato Famine, caused 1…
Scandinavia
- people from Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, Finland, and Icela…
History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Non-Aggression Pact
Blitzkrieg
Charles de Gaulle
Winston Churchill
An agreement in which nations promise not to attack one anoth…
"lightning war" --a form of warfare in which surprise attacks…
French general
The new British prime minister
Non-Aggression Pact
An agreement in which nations promise not to attack one anoth…
Blitzkrieg
"lightning war" --a form of warfare in which surprise attacks…
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U.S. History Chapter 16 Vocab
Closed Shop
Right to Work
Union Shop
Dynamic Conservatism
A working establishment where only people belonging to the un…
Refers to statutes that prohibit unions from making union mem…
a provision found in some collective bargaining agreements re…
President Eisenhower's philosophy of government. He called it…
Closed Shop
A working establishment where only people belonging to the un…
Right to Work
Refers to statutes that prohibit unions from making union mem…
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American History - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Fort Sumter
Confederacy
Robert E. Lee
Border States
The Union fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.
The nation formed by the Southern states.
He was a Confederate general and commander of the Army of Nor…
The slave states that bordered the states where slavery was i…
Fort Sumter
The Union fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.
Confederacy
The nation formed by the Southern states.
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Chapter 16 History Vocabulary
Absolute monarch
Divine right
Armada
Huguenots
ruler with complete authority over the government and lives o…
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
Fleet of ships
French Protestants of the 1500s and 1600s
Absolute monarch
ruler with complete authority over the government and lives o…
Divine right
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
History- Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Ho Chi Minh
Domino Theory
Vietcong
Napalm
rebelled against France for Vietnam's freedom
idea that if a nation falls to communism, its closest neighbo…
South Vietnamese communist rebels that waged a guerrilla war…
jellied gasoline dropped in large canisters that explode on i…
Ho Chi Minh
rebelled against France for Vietnam's freedom
Domino Theory
idea that if a nation falls to communism, its closest neighbo…
Chapter 16 Vocabulary History
The west
forty-niners
Mormons
Oregon Trail
All land west of the mississippi
the people who joined the rush for gold in CA in 1849
Members of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, f…
An overland route that stretched about 2000 miles from indepe…
The west
All land west of the mississippi
forty-niners
the people who joined the rush for gold in CA in 1849
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History 7: Chapter 16
Asoka
T'sai Lun
Pi Sheng
Shih Huang Ti
The greatest ruler of the Maurya Empire that extend his domin…
the Chinese inventor of paper
developed the first movable type
the Chinese emperor who started the Ch'in dynasty and built t…
Asoka
The greatest ruler of the Maurya Empire that extend his domin…
T'sai Lun
the Chinese inventor of paper
History Vocabulary Chapter 16
Fort Sumter
Confederacy
Robert E. Lee
Border States
Union fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.
Nation formed by Southern states.
Confederate general, commander of the Army of Northern Virgin…
Slave states that bordered states in which slavery was illegal.
Fort Sumter
Union fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.
Confederacy
Nation formed by Southern states.
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Chapter 16 History Vocabulary
Reparation
Technological Unemployment
Open Shop
Welfare Capitalism
Payments made by nations defeated in war as a penalty for dam…
Jobs lost as the result of machines doing the jobs formerly a…
An employment practice in which eligibility is not determined…
A system of benefit programs offered to workers by employers…
Reparation
Payments made by nations defeated in war as a penalty for dam…
Technological Unemployment
Jobs lost as the result of machines doing the jobs formerly a…
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chapter 16 - american history
New Deal
hundred days
public works program
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Term used to describe President Franklin Roosevelt's relief,…
period at the start of Franklin Roosevelt's presidency in 193…
Government-funded projects to build public facilities
established by congress in 1933, this program put more than 2…
New Deal
Term used to describe President Franklin Roosevelt's relief,…
hundred days
period at the start of Franklin Roosevelt's presidency in 193…
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Chapter 16 History Vocabulary
Missouri Compromise
Wilmot Proviso
popular sovereignty
Free Soil Party
agreement, proposed in 1819 by Henry Clay, to keep the number…
law passed in 1846 that banned slavery in any territories won…
a principle of the U.S. Constitution that states that the peo…
bipartisan, antislavery party founded in the U.S. in 1848 to…
Missouri Compromise
agreement, proposed in 1819 by Henry Clay, to keep the number…
Wilmot Proviso
law passed in 1846 that banned slavery in any territories won…
World History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Conquistador
Piracy
Puritan
Trapper
A Spanish conqueror
Piracy The robbing of ships on the ocean
Puritan A member of a sixteenth-or seventeenth- century Engli…
A person who traps wild animals for their furs
Conquistador
A Spanish conqueror
Piracy
Piracy The robbing of ships on the ocean
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Chapter 16 U.S. History - vocabulary
Progressivism
muckrakers
Ida Tarbell
Triangle Shirtwaist Company
a reform development in response to desire to improve life in…
phrase coined by Teddy Roosevelt. Reporters who discovered co…
A leading muckraker and magazine editor, she exposed the corr…
1911: The tragic fire killed 146 people, mostly women because…
Progressivism
a reform development in response to desire to improve life in…
muckrakers
phrase coined by Teddy Roosevelt. Reporters who discovered co…
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History of Our World Chapter 16 Vocabulary
circumnavigation
isthmus
monopoly
colony
going completely around the Earth, especially by water
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger areas of land
the exclusive control of goods or services in a market
a territory ruled over by a distant state
circumnavigation
going completely around the Earth, especially by water
isthmus
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger areas of land
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History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
literacy
assimilation
philanthropist
Niagara Movement
the ability to read and write
the process by which people of one culture be some part of an…
people who give donations to worthy causes
a group of African Americans that called for full civil liber…
literacy
the ability to read and write
assimilation
the process by which people of one culture be some part of an…
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History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
popular sovereignty
seceed
fugitive
guerrilla warfare
the right of people to create their government
to remove
a runaway slave
the use of hit-and-run tactics
popular sovereignty
the right of people to create their government
seceed
to remove
World History Chapter 16 people
Catherine the Great
Peter the Great
Frederick II (the Great)
Oliver Cromwell
Had her husband murdered so that she could come to power in R…
Went to Europe and got a job to learn modern ways so that he…
Leader of Prussia
leader of a new government "Commonwealth" after English Civ…
Catherine the Great
Had her husband murdered so that she could come to power in R…
Peter the Great
Went to Europe and got a job to learn modern ways so that he…
World History - Chapter 16
Natural Philosophers
Scientific Method
Scientific Discovery
Corpernicus
Relied on religious teachings and works of Greek/Roman thinke…
Use of instruments, math and experiments to test theories
Calculus, bacteria, elements of oxygen, microscope, chemistry…
Developed theory that the sun is the center of the universe
Natural Philosophers
Relied on religious teachings and works of Greek/Roman thinke…
Scientific Method
Use of instruments, math and experiments to test theories
History Alive Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Buddhism
Buddha
Enlightenment
Ascetic
A nontheistic religion or philosophy that encompasses a varie…
Any of a series of teachers in Buddhism, of whom Gautama was…
A European intellectual movement of the late 17th and 18th ce…
Characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe self-di…
Buddhism
A nontheistic religion or philosophy that encompasses a varie…
Buddha
Any of a series of teachers in Buddhism, of whom Gautama was…
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chapter 16 history vocabulary
border state
blockade
offensive
Rebel
the states between the North and South that were divided over…
cut off an area by means of troops or warships to stop suppli…
position of attacking or the attack itself
Confederate soldier so called of opposition to the establishe…
border state
the states between the North and South that were divided over…
blockade
cut off an area by means of troops or warships to stop suppli…
American History 2 - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
militarism
nationalism
propaganda
contraband
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing…
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country.
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cau…
Prohibited goods
militarism
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing…
nationalism
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country.
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History- Chapter 16 GL
Fort Sumter
Robert E Lee
border state
King Cotton
Federal fort in Charleston, South Carolina. April 12, 1861 Co…
Talented military leader- resigned from the US Army and joine…
Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky and Missouri. Slave states that…
The South depended on cotton to win foreign support- the Sout…
Fort Sumter
Federal fort in Charleston, South Carolina. April 12, 1861 Co…
Robert E Lee
Talented military leader- resigned from the US Army and joine…
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History Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Caravel
Prince Henry/Henry the Navigator
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
A light, fast, sailing ship
Prince of Portugal, but never became king. Around 1416 he ope…
He founded India by going south in 1497
In 1492, he sailed for Spain towards North America. He landed…
Caravel
A light, fast, sailing ship
Prince Henry/Henry the Navigator
Prince of Portugal, but never became king. Around 1416 he ope…
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