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Unit 2 - part 2
agrarian
agricultural revolution
Neolithic Age
Turning Point
a type of society or culture based around farming and livestock
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
New Stone Age. A period of time in human history characterize…
an event or occurrence which causes a very significant change
agrarian
a type of society or culture based around farming and livestock
agricultural revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
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Vocab 5.27.16
Compromise
Abolitionist
Reformer
Sufferage
an agreement or settlement each side giving in a little
Supported the end of slavery
works to make change for improvment
the right to vote
Compromise
an agreement or settlement each side giving in a little
Abolitionist
Supported the end of slavery
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13 Colonies Map Study
Massachusetts (and Maine)
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Connecticut
Massachusetts (and Maine)
New Hampshire
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Unit 3: American Revolution
Abigail Adams
Benjamin Franklin
Bernardo de Gálvez
George Washington
She had a close relationship with her husband John and the tw…
He was on the committee to draft a declaration of independenc…
The Spanish governor of Louisiana who aided the Americans by…
He was unanimously chosen to command the Continental Army aga…
Abigail Adams
She had a close relationship with her husband John and the tw…
Benjamin Franklin
He was on the committee to draft a declaration of independenc…
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French and Indian War
When did the French and Indian War beg…
The area west of the Appalachian Mount…
Why was this land attractive to both t…
The fighting in North America began wi…
1754
Ohio River Valley
1) fertile farm land 2)Fur Bearing Animals 3)Great Rivers for…
Appalachian
When did the French and Indian War beg…
1754
The area west of the Appalachian Mount…
Ohio River Valley
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Section 2-1
accumulate
constant
continent
core
To increase in amount.
Happening a lot or all the time.
Large landmass that rises above an ocean.
Area at the center of the Earth, which includes a solid inner…
accumulate
To increase in amount.
constant
Happening a lot or all the time.
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Section 2-3
Weather
climate
prevailing winds
El Nino
changes in temperature, wind direction and speed, and air moi…
usual, predictable patterns of weather in an area over many y…
major wind systems that follow patterns over time; they carry…
"the boy" - change in normal wind and water patterns; warmer…
Weather
changes in temperature, wind direction and speed, and air moi…
climate
usual, predictable patterns of weather in an area over many y…
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WC Unit 2 Vocabulary Words
Limited Government
Unlimited Government
Capitalism
Socialism
A government in which the powers of the leaders are limited.…
A government in which the powers of the leaders are unlimited…
In this economic system, Capitalism uses four characteristics…
In this economic system the government functions as a democra…
Limited Government
A government in which the powers of the leaders are limited.…
Unlimited Government
A government in which the powers of the leaders are unlimited…
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Industrial Revolution
Eli Whitney
Steam Engine
Telegraph
Steel Plow
Invented the Cotton Gin
Machine that changed the factory system
Helped open communications
Helped farmer break through the hard soil
Eli Whitney
Invented the Cotton Gin
Steam Engine
Machine that changed the factory system
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PS11Q/SSWORDS/CH5
represenative
Sugar Act of 1764
Stamp Act of 1765
Townshend Act of 1767
someone who is chosen to speak for others
taxed sugar and other imported goods
taxed anything printed on paper (like newspapers, stamps and…
taxed tea, glass, paints and paper
represenative
someone who is chosen to speak for others
Sugar Act of 1764
taxed sugar and other imported goods
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Quiz 3-16-16
Precedent
Tarrif
Bond
Neutral
an example for others to follow
tax on imported goods
economic term promise to pay a certain amount of money by a c…
not taking sides
Precedent
an example for others to follow
Tarrif
tax on imported goods
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test 5-20-16
Antonio Lopez de Santa anna
land speculator
forty - niner
siege
mexican general lost mutipal battles in mexican war
one who buys and sells land, mostly one who profits illegal g…
person involved in the gold rush of 1849
military in which enemy forces surround town and cuts of supp…
Antonio Lopez de Santa anna
mexican general lost mutipal battles in mexican war
land speculator
one who buys and sells land, mostly one who profits illegal g…
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American Revolutionary War Key Terms
Patriot
Great Britain
Revolution
Boycott
Colonist who wanted to separate from Great Britain
The Political union of the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdo…
an uprising against a leader or government
to refuse to buy products to try to force a change
Patriot
Colonist who wanted to separate from Great Britain
Great Britain
The Political union of the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdo…
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Lesson 1 and 2 Unit 1 vocabulary
popular sovereignty
Constitution
Preamble
government
the power and... authority of the government comes from the people
the document that... describes the authority and organization of…
the introductory... section to the United States Constitution th…
A system of elected or... appointed citizens who... make, enforce,…
popular sovereignty
the power and... authority of the government comes from the people
Constitution
the document that... describes the authority and organization of…
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Vocab Quiz #2 3-23-16
States Rights
Radical
Laissez faire
Judicial Review
theory that states have the power to determine which national…
extreme
the government does not interfere or interferes very little w…
the Supreme Court has the final authority in interpreting the…
States Rights
theory that states have the power to determine which national…
Radical
extreme
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SocialStudies Vocabulary Ch. 3
Maps
Legend
Compass Rose
Scale
A representation of an area of land or sea showing physical f…
Maps often use symbols or colors to represent things, and the…
A circle on a map showing the principle directions: north, so…
The relationship between distance on a map and distance on th…
Maps
A representation of an area of land or sea showing physical f…
Legend
Maps often use symbols or colors to represent things, and the…
15 terms
Cowboys and Miners and War in the West
cattle drive
gold rush
entrepreneur
Charles Goodnight
the process by which cowboys guided huge herds of cattle nort…
sudden movement of many people to an area where gold has been…
a person who starts a business hoping to make a profit
rancher who established the Goodnight-Loving Trail, a cattle…
cattle drive
the process by which cowboys guided huge herds of cattle nort…
gold rush
sudden movement of many people to an area where gold has been…
26 terms
Reconstruction (after Civil War)
freedmen
Reconstruction
Ten Percent Plan
amnesty
men and women who had been slaves
rebuilding of the South after the Civil War
Lincoln's plan that allowed a southern state to form a new go…
government pardon
freedmen
men and women who had been slaves
Reconstruction
rebuilding of the South after the Civil War
15 terms
Quiz 5-11-16
Cabinet
Spoils system
old hickory
kitchen cabinet
advisors to the president.
giving office to supporters and friends
nickname of andrew jackson
met in white house kitchen
Cabinet
advisors to the president.
Spoils system
giving office to supporters and friends
51 terms
USA States
Maine (Augusta)
New Hampshire (Concord)
Vermont (Montpelier)
Massachusetts (Boston)
Maine (Augusta)
New Hampshire (Concord)
5 terms
mat
16 terms
Politiske ideologier
Ideologi
Regressiv ideologi
Progressiv ideologi
Liberalisme
Et sæt af antagelser og vurderinger, som kan bruges til at fo…
Ideologi, der vil føre samfundet tilbage til en tidligere til…
Ideologi, der vil føre samfundet frem til en ny form, der ald…
Ideologi, hvor alle mennesker betragtes som lige og frie og a…
Ideologi
Et sæt af antagelser og vurderinger, som kan bruges til at fo…
Regressiv ideologi
Ideologi, der vil føre samfundet tilbage til en tidligere til…
5 terms
political party
federalist stood for a
federalist admired the
federalist dislike the
federalist policy favored
strong central gov.
British
french
banking and Shipping intrest
federalist stood for a
strong central gov.
federalist admired the
British
11 terms
Causes of WW I (WW I)
Great War
militarism
arms race
alliances
the original name for World War I; people believed that it wa…
the policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for…
when nations began rapidly building up their military against…
countries pledged loyalties to other countries before the out…
Great War
the original name for World War I; people believed that it wa…
militarism
the policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for…
25 terms
SocialStudies Verbs and Subjects
analyze
compare
contrast
demonstrate
consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to dis…
consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
showing the differences between two or more ideas, stories, c…
(v.) to clearly explain, show or prove with examples, models,…
analyze
consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to dis…
compare
consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
19 terms
Istep Index Vocab
United Nations
Oligarchy
hieroglyphics
cuneiform
International organization meant to resolve disputes and prom…
Government controlled by a small group of people.
Ancient form of Egyptian writing using pictographs.
Sumerian form of writing made up of wedge-like shaped pictogr…
United Nations
International organization meant to resolve disputes and prom…
Oligarchy
Government controlled by a small group of people.
29 terms
Chapter 6: American Revolution
Loyalist
Patriot
Prospect
Thomas Paine
Also known as Tories, the term refers to those Americans who…
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Bri…
possibility, expectation
wrote Common Sense and The Crisis
Loyalist
Also known as Tories, the term refers to those Americans who…
Patriot
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Bri…
22 terms
The American Revolution
revolution
colonist
patriots
independence
the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
one who loves and defends his or her country
freedom
revolution
the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
colonist
a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
11 terms
Renaissance Vocabulary
humanism
secularism/secular
classicism
printing press
emphasis of human potential and achievement; emphasis of huma…
seen in art dealing with human emotions/everyday events; can…
seen in renaissance art when artists of the time use classica…
invented by johann gutenberg in 1454; first book was gutenber…
humanism
emphasis of human potential and achievement; emphasis of huma…
secularism/secular
seen in art dealing with human emotions/everyday events; can…
22 terms
Unit 2 Early Humans
First hominid to make tools
First hominid to travel to Asia
Link between prehistoric jewelry and f…
Theory why Neanderthals weren't as inn…
Homo Habilis
Homo Erectus
They both symbolize belonging to a group
Teeth reveal shorter childhoods and less time to learn
First hominid to make tools
Homo Habilis
First hominid to travel to Asia
Homo Erectus
24 terms
Africa Geography Vocab
Arabs
Arid
Ashanti
Bantu
ethnic group of people that is mainly Muslim and live in Nort…
type of climate that is very dry and receives very little rai…
ethnic group of people that live near Ghana on the Western si…
ethnic group of people that migrated (moved) from throughout…
Arabs
ethnic group of people that is mainly Muslim and live in Nort…
Arid
type of climate that is very dry and receives very little rai…
20 terms
Africa Geography
deforestation
desertification
erosion
drought
the clearing of land for farming and housing, Destruction of…
Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily…
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
A long period with little or no rain.
deforestation
the clearing of land for farming and housing, Destruction of…
desertification
Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily…
55 terms
Countries and Capital of Africa
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Algiers
Luanda
Porto-Novo
Gaborone
Algeria
Algiers
Angola
Luanda
18 terms
Colonial America
apprentice
artisan
triangle trade
Middle Passage
a person who works for a master in a trade or craft in return…
A skilled craftsperson
Trade between Europe, Africa, and North America.
A voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic O…
apprentice
a person who works for a master in a trade or craft in return…
artisan
A skilled craftsperson
13 terms
Industrial Revolution, Nationalism, & Imperialism Vocabulary
imperialism
labor union
socialism
communism
The effort of a nation to create an empire of colonies
An organization of workers formed to bargain with employers f…
System of social organization in which private property and t…
A system in which the government owns and regulates most busi…
imperialism
The effort of a nation to create an empire of colonies
labor union
An organization of workers formed to bargain with employers f…
49 terms
Absolutism Flashcards
Peter the Great
Frederick the Great
Divine Right of Kings
Absolute Monarch
Absolute ruler of Russia, westernized Russia to bring it out…
Enlightened Ruler of Prussia, led many reforms and expanded t…
Authority to rule comes from God
Monarch who controls every aspect of the state
Peter the Great
Absolute ruler of Russia, westernized Russia to bring it out…
Frederick the Great
Enlightened Ruler of Prussia, led many reforms and expanded t…
27 terms
Ancient Rome: vocabulary
Latin
auspicious
arch
aqueduct
the language of ancient Rome
lucky, favored
Roman invention that enabled builders to leave very wide open…
channel to carry water to the city, using both bridges and tu…
Latin
the language of ancient Rome
auspicious
lucky, favored
10 terms
www #5
Anno Domini (AD)
Before Christ (B.C.)
century
city-state
medieval Latin term meaning in the year of the... lord, used to…
a religious label of the years before 1
a period of 100 years
A city with its own traditions and its own government... and law…
Anno Domini (AD)
medieval Latin term meaning in the year of the... lord, used to…
Before Christ (B.C.)
a religious label of the years before 1
9 terms
Jeffrey Age of Exploration-Part 2
Spain and Portugual
Prince Henry, the Navigator
God, Glory, Gold
Caravel
Led the way across the oceans during the Age of Exploration
A Portuguese man who, in the early 1400s, built an observator…
motives for exploration of the New World
A small, easily steerable ship used by the Portuguese and Spa…
Spain and Portugual
Led the way across the oceans during the Age of Exploration
Prince Henry, the Navigator
A Portuguese man who, in the early 1400s, built an observator…
15 terms
middle ages vocabulary
feudalism
medieval
middle ages
serf
loosely organized system of rule in which powerful local lord…
the middle age's culture is called medieval civilization, fro…
period between the decline of Rome in the 400s and the beginn…
peasant farmers legally obligated to live and work for nobili…
feudalism
loosely organized system of rule in which powerful local lord…
medieval
the middle age's culture is called medieval civilization, fro…
14 terms
Region 2 States & Capitals
Richmond
Raleigh
Columbia
Baton Rouge
Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina
Louisiana
Richmond
Virginia
Raleigh
North Carolina
22 terms
American Indians
tribe
league
cultural region
resources
Any system of social organization made up of villages, bands,…
an organization that people form which unites them for a part…
an area in which a group of people share a similar culture an…
materials from nature
tribe
Any system of social organization made up of villages, bands,…
league
an organization that people form which unites them for a part…
124 terms
Coach Rutledge U.S. History STAAR Review
1607
1763
1775 Lexington and Concord
1776
Jamestown is the first English colony established in the New…
Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War
"Shot heard 'round the world" the Battles of Lexington and Co…
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence which…
1607
Jamestown is the first English colony established in the New…
1763
Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War
21 terms
Southeast Asia Map Test
philippine sea
mekong river
indian ocean
south china sea
philippine sea
mekong river
98 terms
Geography Map Quiz - Western Europe
Iceland
Republic of Ireland
United Kingdom
Norway
Which country is at the number 1?
Which country is at the number 2?
Which country is at the number 3?
Which country is at the number 4?
Iceland
Which country is at the number 1?
Republic of Ireland
Which country is at the number 2?
9 terms
Unit 1 L3&4
Historical Account
Primary Source
History
Secondary Source
A representation of an event from the past
a first-hand account of an event, person, or place (official…
Events or accounts of events from the past
An account or retelling of an event by someone who was not pr…
Historical Account
A representation of an event from the past
Primary Source
a first-hand account of an event, person, or place (official…
32 terms
Unit 7 Vocab
Union
James tallmadge
Missouri compromise
Gag rule
The United States as one nation under a single government; th…
A representative from NewYork that proposed that Missouri cou…
An agreement made by congress in 1820 under which missouri wa…
Congress voted to set aside all antislavery petitions in 1836
Union
The United States as one nation under a single government; th…
James tallmadge
A representative from NewYork that proposed that Missouri cou…
20 terms
MESOPOTAMIA/SOCIAL STUDIES
Mesopotamia
Sumerian Civilization
Mesopotamia's terrain
Elements of Sumerian city-states
...
...
...
location, economy, population, politics, religion
Mesopotamia
...
Sumerian Civilization
...
18 terms
Walker Academic UIL Social Studies 7 & 8 2016-17 Set 1
3 branches of government
What does the Legislative Branch do?
What does the Executive Branch do?
What does the Judicial Branch do?
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
Creates laws. Is made of the Senate & House of Representative…
Enforces the laws passed by Congress.... President, Governor.
Interprets (explains) the laws.... Supreme Court
3 branches of government
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
What does the Legislative Branch do?
Creates laws. Is made of the Senate & House of Representative…
41 terms
The American Revolution 1775-1783
Declaration of Independence
American Revolutionary War
Britain's Strengths (+)
Britain's Weaknesses (-)
-On July 4, 1776, it formally declares a revolutionary war of…
-From 1775-1783... -8 years of war with Great Britain for Indepe…
-Strongest Army and Navy in the world at the time.... -Experienc…
-The distance was 3,000 miles from America.... -It took 2 weeks…
Declaration of Independence
-On July 4, 1776, it formally declares a revolutionary war of…
American Revolutionary War
-From 1775-1783... -8 years of war with Great Britain for Indepe…
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