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History Alive Chapter 19 Terms
Himalaya Mountains
Tibetan Plateau
Northeastern Plain
North China Plain
a mountain range as long as 1500 miles on the border between…
a region of China called the "Roof of the World", that is ver…
outer China, sometimes called inner Mongolia and sometimes Ma…
China's heartland, the center of its civilization
Himalaya Mountains
a mountain range as long as 1500 miles on the border between…
Tibetan Plateau
a region of China called the "Roof of the World", that is ver…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 5: Key Terms
Patriot
Loyalist
allies
militia
American who believed the colonies had a right to govern them…
American who felt the colonies were faithful subjects of the…
Those who support each other for some common purpose
small army made up of ordinary citizens who are available to…
Patriot
American who believed the colonies had a right to govern them…
Loyalist
American who felt the colonies were faithful subjects of the…
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Chapter 5 History Alive
civilization
social structure
technology
merchants
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
the way a civilization is organized
the use of tools and other inventions for practical purposes
a person who makes money by selling goods
civilization
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
social structure
the way a civilization is organized
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8th grade History Alive Chapter 15: Key Terms
territory
diplomacy
Texas War for Independence
annex
a region of land; a region designated by Congress and organiz…
the art of conducting negotiations with other countries
the 1836 rebellion of Texans against Mexican rule that result…
to add a territory to a country
territory
a region of land; a region designated by Congress and organiz…
diplomacy
the art of conducting negotiations with other countries
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History Alive Chapter 3 Terms
Roger Williams
William penn
John Winthrop
Anne Hutchinson
Founded Providence, Rhode Island. Preached Different ideas fr…
english quaker founded Pennsylvania,given land by the king
Puritan governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony. Speaker of "Cit…
A Puritan woman who was well learned that disagreed with the…
Roger Williams
Founded Providence, Rhode Island. Preached Different ideas fr…
William penn
english quaker founded Pennsylvania,given land by the king
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 4: Key Terms
rights
Manga Carta
Parliament
English bill of rights
powers or privileges that belongs to people as citizens and t…
an agreement made in 1215 listing the rights granted by king…
the lawmaking body of England consisting of Representatives f…
an act passed by parliament in 1689 that limited the monarchs…
rights
powers or privileges that belongs to people as citizens and t…
Manga Carta
an agreement made in 1215 listing the rights granted by king…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 6: Key Terms
independence
petition
Common Sense
Declaration of Independence
freedom from control by another government or country
a formal, written request made to an official person or organ…
a pamphlet published in 1776 by Thomas Paine that persuaded m…
the document written to declare the American colonies as an i…
independence
freedom from control by another government or country
petition
a formal, written request made to an official person or organ…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 14: Key Terms
Jacksonian Democracy
civil servant
Spoils system
tariff
The idea that the common people should control the government.
An employee of the government.
The practice of rewarding political supporters with governmen…
A tax imposed by the government on goods imported from anothe…
Jacksonian Democracy
The idea that the common people should control the government.
civil servant
An employee of the government.
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8th grade History Alive Chapter 16: Key Terms
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Legacy
Rancho
Oregon Trail
A journey made form 1804-1806 by Meriwether Lewis and William…
A person's or a 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 form 1804-1806 by Meriwether Lewis and William…
Legacy
A person's or a group's impact on future generations.
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 11: Key Terms
Whiskey Rebellion
Washington's Farewell... Address
Loose construction
Strict construction
A revolt by farmers in 1794 against an excise tax on whiskey
George Washington's parting message to the nation, given in 1…
A broad interpretation of the Constitution, meaning that Cong…
A narrow interpretation of the Constitution, meaning Congress…
Whiskey Rebellion
A revolt by farmers in 1794 against an excise tax on whiskey
Washington's Farewell... Address
George Washington's parting message to the nation, given in 1…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 7: Key Terms
American Revolution
Continental Army
strategy
ally
the struggle for North America to gain independence from Brit…
the American army during the American Revolution
an overall plan for winning a war
a nation that joins another nation in some common effort
American Revolution
the struggle for North America to gain independence from Brit…
Continental Army
the American army during the American Revolution
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 8: Key Terms
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Territory
Northwest Ordinance
Constitutional Convention
The first written plan of government for the U.S. A confedera…
A region of the United States bounded by the Ohio and Mississ…
A law passed by Congress in 1787 that specified how western l…
A meeting held in Philadelphia in 1787 at which delegates fro…
Articles of Confederation
The first written plan of government for the U.S. A confedera…
Northwest Territory
A region of the United States bounded by the Ohio and Mississ…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 1: Key Terms
migrate
environment
natural resources
culture
move from one country or region to another and settle there.…
all the physical surroundings in a place, including land, wat…
useful materials found in nature including water, vegetation,…
a people's way of life, including beliefs, customs, food, dwe…
migrate
move from one country or region to another and settle there.…
environment
all the physical surroundings in a place, including land, wat…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 9: Key Terms
Popular Sovereignty
Legislative branch
Bicameral
Bill
The idea that the authority of government comes from the people
The law making part of the government
Having two law making parts. The Latin word means "two rooms"
A proposed law
Popular Sovereignty
The idea that the authority of government comes from the people
Legislative branch
The law making part of the government
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 12: Key Terms
Neutrality
Isolationism
embargo
blockade
A policy of not choosing sides in a dispute or war between ot…
A policy of avoiding political or military agreements with ot…
A government order that forbids trade with another country.
A closing off of an area to keep people or supplies from goin…
Neutrality
A policy of not choosing sides in a dispute or war between ot…
Isolationism
A policy of avoiding political or military agreements with ot…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 2: Key Terms
New World
slavery
conquistadors
colony
the European name for the Americas. these continents were a n…
the treatment of people as property for the purpose of forcin…
spanish soldier explorers, especially those who conquered the…
a new settlement or territory established and governed by a c…
New World
the European name for the Americas. these continents were a n…
slavery
the treatment of people as property for the purpose of forcin…
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History Alive Lesson 8
accomplish
authority
Hatshepsut
pharaoh
to achieve or complete something successfully
government or controlling power
first woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt
ruler of ancient Egypt
accomplish
to achieve or complete something successfully
authority
government or controlling power
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History Alive Lesson 18
Golden Age
prosperity
flourish
achievement
time of prosperity and achievement
A period in which individuals and communities are financially…
to thrive or grow well
accomplishment, success
Golden Age
time of prosperity and achievement
prosperity
A period in which individuals and communities are financially…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 3: Key Terms
mercantilism
cash crops
charter
democratic
an economic policy in which nations tried to gain wealth by c…
a crop, such as tobacco , sugar, and cotton, raised in large…
a formal document issued by the king that outlined a colony's…
ruled by the people , in a democracy , the power to govern be…
mercantilism
an economic policy in which nations tried to gain wealth by c…
cash crops
a crop, such as tobacco , sugar, and cotton, raised in large…
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History Alive Chapter 19 Terms
Himalaya Mountains
Tibetan Plateau
Northeastern Plain
North China Plain
a mountain range as long as 1500 miles on the border between…
a region of China called the "Roof of the World", that is ver…
outer China, sometimes called inner Mongolia and sometimes Ma…
China's heartland, the center of its civilization
Himalaya Mountains
a mountain range as long as 1500 miles on the border between…
Tibetan Plateau
a region of China called the "Roof of the World", that is ver…
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History Alive Lesson 17
Mauryan Empire
empire
Ashoka
Buddhism
an empire lasting from about 322 to 187 B.C.E., during which…
a large territory in which several groups of people are ruled…
the ruler of the Mauryan Empire from about 269 to 232 B.C.E.,…
a religion based on the teachings of Siddharta Gautama, the B…
Mauryan Empire
an empire lasting from about 322 to 187 B.C.E., during which…
empire
a large territory in which several groups of people are ruled…
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History Alive Chapter 17
claim
forty-niner
Chinese immigrants
Mexicano
a piece of land worked by a miner seeking valuable minerals
people who came from all over the world a gold seeker in the…
people who came to the West from Asia in hopes of earning mon…
Spanish-speaking people who lived in the West before white se…
claim
a piece of land worked by a miner seeking valuable minerals
forty-niner
people who came from all over the world a gold seeker in the…
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History Alive Chapter 4*
nation-state
cash crop
the Americas
astrolabe
an independent country whose people mostly share a common ide…
a crop that is grown in large quantities for sale
land masses of North America, Central America, and South Amer…
an early scientific tool used to observe and calculate the po…
nation-state
an independent country whose people mostly share a common ide…
cash crop
a crop that is grown in large quantities for sale
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History Alive Chapter 14
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Constitution
Branches of Government
The document that described a new national government for the…
The meeting of delegates in Philadelphia in 1787 that made pl…
The document that describes the government of the United Stat…
Part of government with different kinds of responsibilities a…
Articles of Confederation
The document that described a new national government for the…
Constitutional Convention
The meeting of delegates in Philadelphia in 1787 that made pl…
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History Alive Chapter 1
peninsula
delta
gulf
valley
is surrounded by water on three sides
is formed when soil is deposited at the mouth of a river. it…
sometimes part of the sea or when an ocean cuts into a mass o…
is the low area between ranges of mountain or hills
peninsula
is surrounded by water on three sides
delta
is formed when soil is deposited at the mouth of a river. it…
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8th grade History Alive Chapter 21: The Civil War Key Terms
Border States
Emancipation Proclamation
Gettysburg Address
Battle of Gettysburg
States bordering the North: Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky and…
Issued by Abraham Lincoln on september 22, 1862 it declared t…
(1863) a speech given by Abraham Lincoln after the Battle of…
Turning point of the War that made it clear the North would w…
Border States
States bordering the North: Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky and…
Emancipation Proclamation
Issued by Abraham Lincoln on september 22, 1862 it declared t…
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8th Grade History Alive! Chapter 26 The Progressive Era Key Terms
Progressive movement
political machine
Nineteenth Amendment
National Grange
a social and political movement in the early 1900s that focus…
a group that keeps political power by controlling the activit…
an amendment added to the Constitution in 1920 that extended…
an agricultural organization formed in 1867 and committed to…
Progressive movement
a social and political movement in the early 1900s that focus…
political machine
a group that keeps political power by controlling the activit…
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Chapter 10 History Alive Vocab Terms
Debts
Acts
Protest
Taxation without Representation
Money that is owed to someone else. People ( and organization…
Laws
a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection…
forcing people to pay taxes when they have no say in the maki…
Debts
Money that is owed to someone else. People ( and organization…
Acts
Laws
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History Alive Chapter 4
New World
Age of Exploration
explorers
artifacts
The European name for lands in the Western Hemisphere, includ…
A time in history when people from Europe traveled to faraway…
people who travel to new and unfamiliar places in order to le…
objects made by groups of humans, such as tools and clothes
New World
The European name for lands in the Western Hemisphere, includ…
Age of Exploration
A time in history when people from Europe traveled to faraway…
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Chapter 10 History Alive Vocab Terms
Debts
Acts
Protest
Taxation without Representation
Money that is owed to someone else. People ( and organization…
Laws
a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection…
forcing people to pay taxes when they have no say in the maki…
Debts
Money that is owed to someone else. People ( and organization…
Acts
Laws
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History Alive Chapter 2
The... Neanderthals
Homo Sapiens
How were these... land bridges... created
"Wise... Human"
early human... group was known to... have bony brow... ridges, broa…
Around 60,000 years... ago, which group of... early humans moved…
Glaciers
the... nickname given to... Homo Sapiens
The... Neanderthals
early human... group was known to... have bony brow... ridges, broa…
Homo Sapiens
Around 60,000 years... ago, which group of... early humans moved…
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8th Grade History Alive! Chapter 23: Tensions in the West Key Terms
reservation
homesteader
transcontinental railroad
subsidy
an area of land set aside by the federal government for the u…
a farmer who is given a plot of public land, or homestead, in…
a railroad that crosses a continent
money or other things of value, such as land, that a governme…
reservation
an area of land set aside by the federal government for the u…
homesteader
a farmer who is given a plot of public land, or homestead, in…
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8th Grade History Alive Chapter 10: Key Terms
Bill of Rights
warrant
Double Jeopardy
Self-incrimination
A formal listing of the basic rights of U.S. citizens.
An order from a judge that authorizes police or other officia…
Putting a person on trial more than once for the same crime.
Giving testimony that can be used against oneself.
Bill of Rights
A formal listing of the basic rights of U.S. citizens.
warrant
An order from a judge that authorizes police or other officia…
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8th Grade History Alive! Chapter 24: The Rise of Industry Key Terms
Entrepreneur
Laissez-faire Theory
Alexander Graham Bell
Andrew Carnegie
A person who assembles and organizes the resources necessary…
a theory that economies work best when there is minimal invol…
Invented the telephone and allowed people to communicate over…
A Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist who…
Entrepreneur
A person who assembles and organizes the resources necessary…
Laissez-faire Theory
a theory that economies work best when there is minimal invol…
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History Alive
Evidence
Artifact
Primary source
Secondary source
information that can be used to prove a statement or support…
historical evidence in the form of a human-made object
document or other record of past events created by people who…
a book or commentary from someone who was not present at the…
Evidence
information that can be used to prove a statement or support…
Artifact
historical evidence in the form of a human-made object
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History alive chapter 2
hominids
archeologists, historians and geograph…
Paleoanthropologists
Anthropologists
prehistoric humans
kinds of history detectives
the study of hominids
study the human development and culture
hominids
prehistoric humans
archeologists, historians and geograph…
kinds of history detectives
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History Alive 13
subcontinent
monsoon
plateau
elevated
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent
a seasonal wind
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
raised, higher
subcontinent
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent
monsoon
a seasonal wind
History Alive Chapter 14
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Constitution
Branches of Government
The document that described a new national government for the…
The meeting of delegates in Philadelphia in 1787 that made pl…
The document that describes the government of the United Stat…
Part of government with different kinds of responsibilities a…
Articles of Confederation
The document that described a new national government for the…
Constitutional Convention
The meeting of delegates in Philadelphia in 1787 that made pl…
History Alive - Unit One
Chapter 1... Archaeologist, Historians, a…
Chapter 1... Archeologist
Chapter 1... Historians
Chapter 1... Geographers
For example, Archaeologist dig up and study artifacts. Histor…
Dig up clothing, tools, and weapons. Then they ask, who lived…
Are recorders of the past. They read diaries and letters. The…
Map the past. They ask, where did they live and how they used…
Chapter 1... Archaeologist, Historians, a…
For example, Archaeologist dig up and study artifacts. Histor…
Chapter 1... Archeologist
Dig up clothing, tools, and weapons. Then they ask, who lived…
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History Alive; The Ancient World - Chapter 8
accomplished
authority
Hatshepsut
periods
To complete something successfully
the government of controlling power
the first woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt
a length of time
accomplished
To complete something successfully
authority
the government of controlling power
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History Alive! Chapter 9
Williamsburg
government
culture
capital
the capital town of the British colony of Virginia, where the…
the system or form by which a community or other political un…
way of life
a city or town where the government of a state or nation meets
Williamsburg
the capital town of the British colony of Virginia, where the…
government
the system or form by which a community or other political un…
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8th Grade History Alive! Chapter 22 The Reconstruction Era Key Terms
Reconstruction
"Black Codes"
Freedman's Bureau
Radical Republicans
1865-1877; the attempt to rebuild and reform the political, s…
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
Passed on March 3, 1865, by Congress to aid former slaves thr…
After the Civil War, a group that believed the South should b…
Reconstruction
1865-1877; the attempt to rebuild and reform the political, s…
"Black Codes"
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
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History Alive!
conquistadors
colonies
Northwest Passage
contagious diseases
Spanish explorers who came to the Americas in the 1500's and…
Places ruled by another country not by their people.
the supposed route across the northern part of North America…
sicknesses that can pass from one person to another as germs…
conquistadors
Spanish explorers who came to the Americas in the 1500's and…
colonies
Places ruled by another country not by their people.
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History Alive! Ch # 4 Life in the Colonies - Terms
Magna Carta
rights
Parliament
petition
also known as the Greater Charter. Signed by King John in 121…
powers or privileges that belong to people as citizens and th…
the lawmaking body of England, consisting of representatives…
to make a formal request
Magna Carta
also known as the Greater Charter. Signed by King John in 121…
rights
powers or privileges that belong to people as citizens and th…
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History Alive! Chapter 4
Mesopotamia
Tigris River
Euphrates River
Sumer
in ancient times, the geographic area located between the Tig…
one of the two largest rivers in Southwest Asia that flow fro…
one of the two largest rivers in Southwest Asia that flow fro…
an area in southern Mesopotamia, where cities first appeared
Mesopotamia
in ancient times, the geographic area located between the Tig…
Tigris River
one of the two largest rivers in Southwest Asia that flow fro…
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History Alive-Chapter 2-Terms
Hunter-Gatherer
Culture
Domestication
Pastoral Nomad
a human who subsists by hunting wild animals and gathering wi…
the shared beliefs, practices, and traditions of a group
a biological process in which the physical characteristics of…
member of a group whose economy revolves around its herd of d…
Hunter-Gatherer
a human who subsists by hunting wild animals and gathering wi…
Culture
the shared beliefs, practices, and traditions of a group
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Unit 12 History Alive Declaration
Declaration of Independence
Second Continental Congress
Common Sense
militia
The document that announced that the colonies were breaking a…
the meeting of the delegates from the American Colonies that…
a short powerful book by Thomas Paine that argued plainly and…
a small army made up of ordinary citizens
Declaration of Independence
The document that announced that the colonies were breaking a…
Second Continental Congress
the meeting of the delegates from the American Colonies that…
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Chapter 24 and 25 History Alive!
Pacifists
Women's Peace Party
Who sailed in a boat on what was calle…
Committee on Public Information (CPI)
People who for political, moral, or religious reason oppose a…
Women who believed that progressive social reforms would help…
Henry Ford & no
A government agency created to help "sell" the war to the pub…
Pacifists
People who for political, moral, or religious reason oppose a…
Women's Peace Party
Women who believed that progressive social reforms would help…
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History alive chapter 4
Rights
parliament (P1)
petition
class
the powers or privileges that belong to people as citizens
the lawmaking body of England. (P1)
to make a formal demand or request.
people having the same social or economic status
Rights
the powers or privileges that belong to people as citizens
parliament (P1)
the lawmaking body of England. (P1)
History Alive! Ch. 44 terms
de facto
de jure
disenfranchise
gerrymandering
Segregation established by practice and custom, rather than b…
Segregation by law
to deny voting rights
the practice of redrawing the lines of a voting district to g…
de facto
Segregation established by practice and custom, rather than b…
de jure
Segregation by law
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