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historical terms & Geography
Culture
Nuclear Family
Matriarchal
patriarchal
way of life of a group of people
mom, dad, and children
family ruled by mother
family ruled by father
Culture
way of life of a group of people
Nuclear Family
mom, dad, and children
Vocab-Geography and Historical Terms
Bay
Desert
Gulf
Latitude
a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward.
dry area, little water, few plants
deep sea, almost surrounded by land
imaginary lines, distance north/south of equator
Bay
a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward.
Desert
dry area, little water, few plants
Vocab-Geography and Historical Terms
Bay
Desert
Gulf
Latitude
a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward.
dry area, little water, few plants
deep sea, almost surrounded by land
imaginary lines, distance north/south of equator
Bay
a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward.
Desert
dry area, little water, few plants
Geography and Historical Thinking Terms
Geography
Political Map
Physical Map
Hemisphere
the study of the earth's features, its people, environments a…
A map that shows all the boundaries of countries, states, and…
A map that shows physical features mountains, hills, plains,…
A half of the earth
Geography
the study of the earth's features, its people, environments a…
Political Map
A map that shows all the boundaries of countries, states, and…
33 terms
Historical Geography Terms
Swamp
Straight
Savannas
Steppe
A deep marsh with trees
A narrow body of water
Tropical grasslands
A vast treeless plain
Swamp
A deep marsh with trees
Straight
A narrow body of water
43 terms
Historical Geography Terms for Final
geography
weather
climate
population density
the study of the world and everything in it
what it is doing outside at any specific period of time
weather over an extended period of time
number of people per square mile
geography
the study of the world and everything in it
weather
what it is doing outside at any specific period of time
39 terms
Geography and Historical Terms
bay
desert
gulf
Latitude
Part of a large body of water that is smaller than a gulf
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
a large part of the ocean that extends into land
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
bay
Part of a large body of water that is smaller than a gulf
desert
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
22 terms
Geography and Historical Terms Test
Century
Decade
Chronological
Oral Traditions
100 years
10 years
the order something happens in
people that believe in legends
Century
100 years
Decade
10 years
19 terms
Geography and historical terms review
Century
Decade
Chronological
Oral tradition
100 yrs
10 yrs
A way of organizing events in order
History or stories told by word of mouth
Century
100 yrs
Decade
10 yrs
14 terms
Historical geography
The Roman king Hadrian ordered the bui…
Which Aztec emperor was killed by Hern…
Which Egyptian city was famous in anci…
In which country was the Rosetta Stone…
United Kingdom
Montezuma
Alexandria
Egypt
The Roman king Hadrian ordered the bui…
United Kingdom
Which Aztec emperor was killed by Hern…
Montezuma
21 terms
"Historical Geography" Chapter 8 Terms
Abiogenesis
Anaerobic
Autotrophic
Black Smoker
The origin of life from non-living matter.
Refers to organisms that do not depend on oxygen for respirat…
Describes organisms that synthesize their organic nutrients f…
A submarine hypothermal vent that emits a plume of black wate…
Abiogenesis
The origin of life from non-living matter.
Anaerobic
Refers to organisms that do not depend on oxygen for respirat…
12 terms
"Historical Geography" Chapter 4 Terms
Carbon-14-Dating
Fission Track Dating
Half-life
Numerical Dating
A numerical dating technique relying on the ratio of C14-C12…
The dating process in which small linear tracks (fission trac…
The time necessary for one-half of the original number of rad…
Assigning an age in years to geological events before the pre…
Carbon-14-Dating
A numerical dating technique relying on the ratio of C14-C12…
Fission Track Dating
The dating process in which small linear tracks (fission trac…
The historical development of geography
Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn-Battuta
Prince Henry the Navigator
John Harrison
Columbian Exchange
Traveler, geographer. Dictated details of his travels
Financed a series of expeditions to Africa
Created the first accurate time-keeping peice that helped in…
Crops, goods, germs etc. shared between the Old and New Worlds
Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn-Battuta
Traveler, geographer. Dictated details of his travels
Prince Henry the Navigator
Financed a series of expeditions to Africa
Historical Geography
Loess
Oracle Bones
Mandate of Heaven
Dynastic Cycle
Yellowish silt, or fertile soil, that is deposited when the H…
Animal bones and tortoise shells on which priests had scratch…
An ancient Chinese belief and philosophical idea that Heaven…
The pattern of rise, decline, and replacement of dynasties.
Loess
Yellowish silt, or fertile soil, that is deposited when the H…
Oracle Bones
Animal bones and tortoise shells on which priests had scratch…
14 terms
historical geography
geography of greece
homer lliad
change over time of the Greek world
comparison of Athens and Sparta
...
...
...
...
geography of greece
...
homer lliad
...
Historical geography
Republic
Patricians
Plebians
Tribunes
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
In ancient Rome, a member of the wealthy, privileged upper cl…
In ancient Rome, one of the common farmers, artisans, and mer…
In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebians to prote…
Republic
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
Patricians
In ancient Rome, a member of the wealthy, privileged upper cl…
60 terms
Historical Geography
Albert Gallatin proposed new transport…
interstate and defense highways act wa…
Pacific railway acts of _ and _ caused…
what did it do?
1807
Eisenhower, 1956
1862 and 1864 caused the proliferation of destruction of fore…
granted 12,800 acres of land for each mile rail track laid
Albert Gallatin proposed new transport…
1807
interstate and defense highways act wa…
Eisenhower, 1956
Historical geography
Location absolute
Relative location
Place
Human environment interaction
Tells us where something is on earth. We can have an exact lo…
More descriptive way of locating a particular place that tell…
All the physical and human characteristics at a particular lo…
Way people change or adapt depending on their natural setting
Location absolute
Tells us where something is on earth. We can have an exact lo…
Relative location
More descriptive way of locating a particular place that tell…
Historical Geography Final
Mandate of Heaven
Chinese writing system
Confucianism
Civil service exam and Scholar officials
authority from God
used pictographs, combination of characters, different langua…
dominant philosophy, order through filial piety, education, e…
anyone could take the test but only rich could afford the edu…
Mandate of Heaven
authority from God
Chinese writing system
used pictographs, combination of characters, different langua…
15 terms
Historical Geography
When and where did the first oil boom…
When and where did the second oil boom…
How did the oil booms affect the econo…
How did the discovery of oil fuel a bl…
1850's in Pennsylvania, but Ohio became the largest oil produ…
1920's with the discovery of fields in HB, Signal Hill, Santa…
32 refineries with 5000+ jobs. $327 million in refined petrol…
by late 1920's CA was producing 1/5 of the worlds oil so peop…
When and where did the first oil boom…
1850's in Pennsylvania, but Ohio became the largest oil produ…
When and where did the second oil boom…
1920's with the discovery of fields in HB, Signal Hill, Santa…
Semester Two Terms Geography (Historical People)
Mohammed
Confucius
Captain Morgan
Peter the Great
the last messenger and prophet sent by God to guide humanity…
a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher
raided Spanish settlements
ruled the Tsardom of Russia
Mohammed
the last messenger and prophet sent by God to guide humanity…
Confucius
a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher
20 terms
Geography/Historical Perspective 1
geography
cartographer
latitude
longitude
The study of the physical features of the earth
person who makes maps
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
Historical Geography Final
waterfalls and rapids
mediterranean coastal areas
Tsetse fly
Fertile land of savannas
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
-deadliest creature ... -carries disease that is deadly... -plays a…
-largest amount of people live on savannas ... -covered w/ tall…
waterfalls and rapids
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
mediterranean coastal areas
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
33 terms
Earth Science Historical Geography
Principle of uniformitarianism
relative age
Law of Superposition
unconformity
a principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past…
the age of an object in relation to the ages of other objects…
the law that a sedimentary rock layer is older than the layer…
a break in the geologic record created when rock layers are e…
Principle of uniformitarianism
a principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past…
relative age
the age of an object in relation to the ages of other objects…
20 terms
Geography/Historical Perspective
geography
cartographer
Greenwich, England
meridian
The study of the earth
person who makes maps
The prime meridian passes through
A line of longitude that runs north-south. All lines of longi…
geography
The study of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
70 terms
Historical Geography
crystal
mineral
mineraloid
polymorphs
a solid in which the constituent atoms are arranged in an ord…
naturally occurring inorganic solid that is defined by a chem…
substance similar to minerals in some respects but does not f…
two minerals with the same formula but different crystal stru…
crystal
a solid in which the constituent atoms are arranged in an ord…
mineral
naturally occurring inorganic solid that is defined by a chem…
38 terms
World History Vocab 1 (geography/Historical Terms)
Bay
Desert
Gulf
Latitude
Body of water forming at a shoreline
Area of land arid because lack of water
Portion of the ocean, or sea, partly enclosed by land
Horizontal; equater
Bay
Body of water forming at a shoreline
Desert
Area of land arid because lack of water
21 terms
Historical Geography
Why did people stop moving south in Al…
big game hunting (animals)
why did mega fauna go extinct
the year 1500 in Greenland
most of Alaska was dry so people most likely settled there an…
mastodons, saber tooth tigers, woolly mammoths
the younger dryas:... ice was melting but quickly began to refre…
temperature raised about 11 Fahrenheit degrees in a year
Why did people stop moving south in Al…
most of Alaska was dry so people most likely settled there an…
big game hunting (animals)
mastodons, saber tooth tigers, woolly mammoths
81 terms
Midterm for Historical Geography
Describe Egypt in the 'realm' of North…
The heir to ancient Mesopotamia and on…
Pre-WWI Israel, Iraq and parts of Saud…
List the names, their hearth and their…
The Egyptians control the Suez Canal, are politically influen…
Iraq
Ottoman Empire
The first terrorist group Boko Haram started in Nigeria, whic…
Describe Egypt in the 'realm' of North…
The Egyptians control the Suez Canal, are politically influen…
The heir to ancient Mesopotamia and on…
Iraq
Historical Geography FINAL - Freshman - Golia
waterfalls and rapids
mediterranean coastal areas
Tsetse fly
San of the Kalahari Desert
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
-deadliest creature ... -carries disease that is deadly... -plays a…
-hunter-gatherers ... -domesticate animals... -pastoral herders... -me…
waterfalls and rapids
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
mediterranean coastal areas
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
Historical Perspectives;Human Geography
Bubonic Plague
Countermigration stream
Diffusion
Migration Stream
-a deadly, very contagious disease, carried by fleas on rodents
-a group of people who have recently moved to a new area and…
-the movement of a characteristic from one place to another o…
-a group of people who move from one area to another area dur…
Bubonic Plague
-a deadly, very contagious disease, carried by fleas on rodents
Countermigration stream
-a group of people who have recently moved to a new area and…
48 terms
Unit 1 Geography and Historical Impact
Agri-business
aquifer
barrier island
latitude
Large scale commercial farming
An underground water reservoir; Example: The Cow Creek Aquife…
An island that protects the main body of land from ocean waves
The distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees
Agri-business
Large scale commercial farming
aquifer
An underground water reservoir; Example: The Cow Creek Aquife…
Historical Geography Final (Golia)
What is the cycle of the Mandate of He…
Why was the Mandate of Heaven develope…
Who was Legalism founded by? (China)
What were some of the values of Legali…
dynasty founded, peak, steady decline, than mandate of heaven…
for a change in power
Li Si
rich rewards, harsh punishments
What is the cycle of the Mandate of He…
dynasty founded, peak, steady decline, than mandate of heaven…
Why was the Mandate of Heaven develope…
for a change in power
36 terms
European Historical Geography
democracy
republic
city-state
black death
A form of government created in Athens by Cleisthenes where c…
Romans created this government led by rulers elected by the c…
A political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding cou…
The epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Mi…
democracy
A form of government created in Athens by Cleisthenes where c…
republic
Romans created this government led by rulers elected by the c…
20 terms
Geography/ historical perspective
geography
cartographer
Greenwich, England
meridian
the study of the earth
person who makes maps
The prime meridian passes through
An arc drawn on a map between the North and South poles.
geography
the study of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
geography/historical perspective
geography
cartographer
Greenwich, England
meridan
The study of the earth
mapmaker
The prime meridian passes through
Lines of longitude run from north to south poles
geography
The study of the earth
cartographer
mapmaker
20 terms
geography/historical perspective 1
geography
cartographer
Greenwich, England
meridian
The study of the earth
mapmaker
The prime meridian passes through
An arc drawn on a map between the North and South poles.
geography
The study of the earth
cartographer
mapmaker
20 terms
Geography/Historical Perspective 1
Geography
Cartographer
Greenwich, England
meridian
Study of the earth
person who makes maps
An arc drawn on a map between the North and South poles.
Geography
Study of the earth
Cartographer
person who makes maps
Honors Historical Geography Goals
Uniformitarianism
Catastrophism
Fossil
Geologic column
A theory that changes in Earth's crust are caused by continuo…
A theory that the Earth has been affected in the past by sudd…
The remains/ impression of an ancient organism that has been…
A diagram that shows rock formations of locality or region an…
Uniformitarianism
A theory that changes in Earth's crust are caused by continuo…
Catastrophism
A theory that the Earth has been affected in the past by sudd…
20 terms
Geography/Historical Perspective
geography
cartographer
latitude
longitude
The study of the physical features of the earth
person who makes maps
Distance north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
20 terms
geography/historical perspective
geography
cartographer
latitude
longitude
The study of the physical features of the earth
person who makes maps
Distance north or south from the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
Geography/Historical Perspective
Geography
Cartographer
Greenwich, England
Meridian
The study of the earth
One who makes maps or charts
A city in which the prime meridian passes through.
a circle of constant longitude passing through a given place…
Geography
The study of the earth
Cartographer
One who makes maps or charts
20 terms
Geography/Historical Perspective
geography
cartographer
Greenwich, England
meridian
The study of the earth
person who makes maps
The prime meridian passes through
An arc drawn on a map between the North and South poles.
geography
The study of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
20 terms
geography/ historical perspective
geography
cartographer
latitude
longitude
The study of the physical features of the earth
person who makes maps
Distance north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
235 terms
Historical Geography Final
waterfalls and rapids
mediterranean coastal areas
Tsetse fly
San of the Kalahari Desert
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
-deadliest creature ... -carries disease that is deadly... -plays a…
-hunter-gatherers ... -domesticate animals... -pastoral herders... -me…
waterfalls and rapids
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
mediterranean coastal areas
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
Historical Geography FINAL
waterfalls and rapids
mediterranean coastal areas
Tsetse fly
San of the Kalahari Desert
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
-deadliest creature ... -carries disease that is deadly... -plays a…
-hunter-gatherers ... -domesticate animals... -pastoral herders... -me…
waterfalls and rapids
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
mediterranean coastal areas
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
20 terms
geography/historical perspective
geography
cartographer
latitude
longitude
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
a person who makes maps
The distance from the equator, measured in degrees
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
geography
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
cartographer
a person who makes maps
20 terms
Geography/Historical Perspective
Geography
Cartographer
Greenwich, England
Meridian
The study of the physical features of the earth
person who makes maps
The prime meridian passes through
A line of longitude that runs north-south. All lines of longi…
Geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
Cartographer
person who makes maps
16 terms
Geography/Historical perspective
geography
cartographer
AD
BC
The study of the physical features of the earth
person who makes maps
Anno Domini
Before Christ
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
20 terms
geography/historical perspective
geography
cartographer
greenwich, england
meridan
Study of the earth
person who makes maps
Prime Meridian passes
Line of longitude run from north to south poles
geography
Study of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
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