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AP World History Terms
abacus
absolute monarchy
Afrikaners
Age grade
a device for making arithmetic calculations, consisting of a…
a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or a con…
an Afrikaners speaking native of South Africa of European esp…
social organization based on age
abacus
a device for making arithmetic calculations, consisting of a…
absolute monarchy
a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or a con…
14 terms
Ap world history terms
Charlemagne
Hanseatic League
Arabs
Persians
Ruler of the Carolingian Empire (r. 768-814) who staged an im…
northern european trade network. cities from novgorod to lond…
-Carried out invasions on the Byzantine world.
...
Charlemagne
Ruler of the Carolingian Empire (r. 768-814) who staged an im…
Hanseatic League
northern european trade network. cities from novgorod to lond…
Ap World History Terms
Mesoamerica
Mexica
Toltecs
Altepetl
...
...
...
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Mesoamerica
...
Mexica
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AP World History Terms
Hunter-Gatherers
Neolithic Revolution
River Valley Civilizations
Pastoralists
Small nomadic groups of people, often related, that collected…
Time period, starting in the Middle East around 8000 BCE, whe…
Include Mesopotamia (Middle East), Egypt (Nile River/North Af…
People who domesticated animals without developing agricultur…
Hunter-Gatherers
Small nomadic groups of people, often related, that collected…
Neolithic Revolution
Time period, starting in the Middle East around 8000 BCE, whe…
1,211 terms
AP World History Terms
prehistory vs. history
2. features of civilization
3. stages of hominid development
4. "Out of Africa" thesis vs. multireg…
Prehistory - no written documents; History: written proof of…
Social etiquette, religion, education, literature
Austrolopithecus, homo habilis, homo erectus, homo sapiens
Humans originated from Africa and proliferated vs. originated…
prehistory vs. history
Prehistory - no written documents; History: written proof of…
2. features of civilization
Social etiquette, religion, education, literature
58 terms
AP World History terms
History
Civilization
Culture
Stone Age
Study of past events and changes in development
Any group of people that shares a set of cultural traits
Socially transmitted patterns of action and expression
Period characterized by the production of tools from stone
History
Study of past events and changes in development
Civilization
Any group of people that shares a set of cultural traits
59 terms
AP World History Terms
Nomad
Foraging Societies
Pastoral Societies
Cuneiform
Someone who belongs to a group of people who move from place…
A society that relies on hunting and gathering for a source o…
A society that relies on the raising of livestock and animal…
One of the earliest forms of a writing system developed by th…
Nomad
Someone who belongs to a group of people who move from place…
Foraging Societies
A society that relies on hunting and gathering for a source o…
112 terms
AP World History Terms
Aryans
Ascetic/Asceticism
Bearing Land Bridge
Cataracts
The Vedic indic people who migrated into the Indian subcontin…
severe self-discipline
a hypothetical bridge spanning the Bering Strait that connect…
waterfalls on the Nile; a large waterfall
Aryans
The Vedic indic people who migrated into the Indian subcontin…
Ascetic/Asceticism
severe self-discipline
AP World History Terms
B.C.E.
C.E.
Agrarian
Anarchy
Before the Common Era.
Common Era.
Having to do with farming or agriculture.
A state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a…
B.C.E.
Before the Common Era.
C.E.
Common Era.
106 terms
AP World History Terms
Paleolithic (Old Stone) Age
Homo sapiens sapiens
Mesolithic (Middle Stone) Age
Neolithic (New Stone) Age
The Old Stone Age ending in 12,000 B.C.E; crude stone tool us…
The most successful humanoid species at end of Paleolithic Ag…
12,000-8,000 B.C.E.; better stone tools/weapons; larger popul…
8,000-5,000 B.C.E.; sedentary agriculture developed; fully do…
Paleolithic (Old Stone) Age
The Old Stone Age ending in 12,000 B.C.E; crude stone tool us…
Homo sapiens sapiens
The most successful humanoid species at end of Paleolithic Ag…
76 terms
AP World History Terms
Afrikaners
age grade
Alliance for Progress
Anschluss
South Africans who were descended from the Dutch who settled…
age group into which children were placed in Bantu societies…
program of economic aid for Latin America in exchange for a p…
German annexation of Austria prior to WWII
Afrikaners
South Africans who were descended from the Dutch who settled…
age grade
age group into which children were placed in Bantu societies…
431 terms
AP World History terms
Barbarian
Bureaucracy
Civilization
City-states
A person belonging to a tribe or group that is considered unc…
way of organizing government tasks by department so that diff…
society that is complex, has an organized economy, government…
made up of an urban center and the agricultural land around i…
Barbarian
A person belonging to a tribe or group that is considered unc…
Bureaucracy
way of organizing government tasks by department so that diff…
51 terms
AP World History Regions (countries)
China
Japan
North Korea
South Korea
East Asia
East Asia
East Asia
East Asia
China
East Asia
Japan
East Asia
50 terms
AP world history terms
Iberian
Innoculation
Laity
Peloponnesian
peninsula consisting of Spain and Portugal
injecting a person with a small dose of a virus to help build…
religious group apart from its clergy
war lasting from 431 to 404 B.C. in which athens and its alli…
Iberian
peninsula consisting of Spain and Portugal
Innoculation
injecting a person with a small dose of a virus to help build…
82 terms
AP World History Terms
Homo Sapiens
Domesticate/Domestication
Settle Agriculture
Pastoralism/Pastoralist
The first humans; they emerged in a small region of Africa ab…
To bring under human control.
Application of human labor and tools to fixed plot of land fo…
Herding and breeding of sheep and goats or other animals as a…
Homo Sapiens
The first humans; they emerged in a small region of Africa ab…
Domesticate/Domestication
To bring under human control.
AP World History Judaism
Theodicy
Genesis
Star/shield of David
Holocaust
The study of the origins of evil
Greek name of the first book of the Hebrew Bible
Two triangles--one of the ancient signs of a man interposed o…
Burning sacrificing on the altars--sacrifice is flawless and…
Theodicy
The study of the origins of evil
Genesis
Greek name of the first book of the Hebrew Bible
55 terms
AP World History Terms
Allah
Astrolabe
Caliph
Dar al-Islam
The name for God in Arabic
An instrument for making astronomical measurements typically…
Considered to be a descendant of Muhammad, a ruler of a kingd…
Literally translates to the house of Islam. Used for countrie…
Allah
The name for God in Arabic
Astrolabe
An instrument for making astronomical measurements typically…
AP World History Terms
Brutus
Galen
Hannibal
Julius Caesar
A supporter of the republic who believes strongly in a govern…
(129-c. 199) Greek surgeon of the Roman Empire, he described…
Carthaginian military commander who, in the Second Punic War,…
100-44 BC. Roman general who ended Roman Republic. Conquered…
Brutus
A supporter of the republic who believes strongly in a govern…
Galen
(129-c. 199) Greek surgeon of the Roman Empire, he described…
15 terms
AP World History Terms
Monasteries
Feudalism
Papacy
Monarch
Religious places for monks and learning
Nobility held lands in exchange for military service
Office/authority of the pope
Sovereign head of state in monarchy
Monasteries
Religious places for monks and learning
Feudalism
Nobility held lands in exchange for military service
25 terms
AP World History Terms
Muhammad
Muslim
Quar'an
Ka'ba
Founder of Islam. A merchant who had a spiritual awakening at…
What followers of Islam are called
The holy scriptures that contains the teachings of Muhammad
Holds a sacred black stone
Muhammad
Founder of Islam. A merchant who had a spiritual awakening at…
Muslim
What followers of Islam are called
245 terms
AP World History -Questions #5
Artisans:
Ziggurat:
cuneiform:
Hammurabi's Code:
People who specialized in jobs and became skilled craftworkers
A temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians a…
An ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia and Persia.
A legal code developed by King Hammurabi of Mesopotamia.
Artisans:
People who specialized in jobs and became skilled craftworkers
Ziggurat:
A temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians a…
AP World History Terms
Anchorages (what it is)
Anchorages (significance)
Magnetic needle compass (what it is)
Magnetic needle compass (significance)
Maritime commercial hubs
Exponentially facilitated the expansion of maritime trade
Chinese inventions that accurate identified for houses and to…
11th century sailors from Guangzhou (Canton) used it to find…
Anchorages (what it is)
Maritime commercial hubs
Anchorages (significance)
Exponentially facilitated the expansion of maritime trade
ap world history terms
B.C.E
C.E
abdicate
accession
before common era
common era
renounce someones throne
the attainment of an acquisition or rank of power
B.C.E
before common era
C.E
common era
33 terms
AP World History Ways of the World: Chapter 5 Terms
Socrates
Siddhartha Gautama (The Buddha)
Saint Paul
Pythagoras
The first great Greek philosopher to turn rationalism towards…
The Indian prince turned ascetic (ca. 566-ca. 486 BCE) who fo…
The first great popularizer of Christianity (10-65 CE).
A major Greek philosopher (ca. 560-ca. 480 BCE) who believed…
Socrates
The first great Greek philosopher to turn rationalism towards…
Siddhartha Gautama (The Buddha)
The Indian prince turned ascetic (ca. 566-ca. 486 BCE) who fo…
17 terms
AP World History Africa
City in Mali known for learning, trade…
A traveler who promised security and s…
The language that the first Africans s…
A mix of a Bantu and Arabic
Timbuktu
Ibn Battuta
Bantu
Swahili
City in Mali known for learning, trade…
Timbuktu
A traveler who promised security and s…
Ibn Battuta
41 terms
AP World History Post-Classical Essential Terms
Abbasid
Abu Bakr
Ali
Baghdad
dynasty that succeeded the Umayyad empire as caliphs within I…
early follower and close friend of Muhammad; chosen as caliph…
Took Muhammad's place and risked becoming the target of assas…
Abbasid's capital
Abbasid
dynasty that succeeded the Umayyad empire as caliphs within I…
Abu Bakr
early follower and close friend of Muhammad; chosen as caliph…
AP World History Terms
Chiefdom
Siddhartha Gotama
Upanishads
Ishi
A chiefdom was one of the first types of governance kept in a…
The founder of Buddhism who gave up princedom to to realize a…
Religious documents that came to replace the Vedas. They form…
The last living person of his tribe seeing that the Gold Rush…
Chiefdom
A chiefdom was one of the first types of governance kept in a…
Siddhartha Gotama
The founder of Buddhism who gave up princedom to to realize a…
15 terms
AP World History Terms
Paleolithic Society
Neolithic Revolution
Egalitarian
Venus Figurines
Economy and society of hunting and gathering peoples
The advent of farming. Change from hunting and gathering
The principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rig…
Figurines depicted with prominent sexual figures. suggests th…
Paleolithic Society
Economy and society of hunting and gathering peoples
Neolithic Revolution
The advent of farming. Change from hunting and gathering
AP World History Terms
ABOLITION
ABSORPTION
ACCELERATE
ACQUISITION
noun the act of abolishing a system or practice or institutio…
the mental state of being preoccupied by something; complete…
verb move faster; cause to move faster
noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possessi…
ABOLITION
noun the act of abolishing a system or practice or institutio…
ABSORPTION
the mental state of being preoccupied by something; complete…
World History AP Terms
Big History
Hominid
Homo sapiens
Paleolithic
Examines history by examining the entire past of universe, ex…
Family of human-like creatures with the ability to walk on tw…
Only surviving hominid
Old Stone Age
Big History
Examines history by examining the entire past of universe, ex…
Hominid
Family of human-like creatures with the ability to walk on tw…
44 terms
AP World History Terms
primary source
secondary source
timeline
archipelago
is something written by a person who witnessed an event first…
is something written by a person who has information about a…
shows events that happen during a certain time period in the…
a group of islands
primary source
is something written by a person who witnessed an event first…
secondary source
is something written by a person who has information about a…
20 terms
AP World History Terms
Hunting and Gathering
Civilization
Paleolithic
Neolithic
means of obtaining subsistence by humans before the mastery o…
societies with reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to…
the Old Stone Age ending in 12,000 B.C.E.; typified by use of…
the New Stone Age between 8000 and 5000 B.C.E.; period in whi…
Hunting and Gathering
means of obtaining subsistence by humans before the mastery o…
Civilization
societies with reliance on sedentary agriculture, ability to…
225 terms
AP World History Jargon
Abolition
Absolutism
Administer
Administration
The ending of slavery
Complete and unrestricted power in government
To manage affairs and have executive charge
The management of any business or organization
Abolition
The ending of slavery
Absolutism
Complete and unrestricted power in government
AP World History Terms
Abdicate
Agrarian
Anarchy
Animism
to give up a position, right, or power
concerning farms, farmers, or the use of land
a lack of government and law; confusion
The belief that bodies of water, animals, trees, and other na…
Abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power
Agrarian
concerning farms, farmers, or the use of land
6 terms
Ap World History Terms
Prehistory
"Out of Africa" thesis
Stone Age
Neolithic Revolution
The vast expanse of time preceding history of human civilizat…
The theory that Modern humans arose in east Africa between 10…
First period of human history which lasted from 2.5 million t…
With the last of the great ice ages ending, wide expanses of…
Prehistory
The vast expanse of time preceding history of human civilizat…
"Out of Africa" thesis
The theory that Modern humans arose in east Africa between 10…
94 terms
AP World History Exam
Hittites
Kush
Neo-Assyiran Empire
Diaspora
ancient Anatolian empire around 1600 BC, known for their earl…
ancient African Nubian kingdom situated south of Ancient Egypt
Iron Age Mesopotamian empire, in existence between 911 and 61…
a scattered population - if capitalized, it refers to the exp…
Hittites
ancient Anatolian empire around 1600 BC, known for their earl…
Kush
ancient African Nubian kingdom situated south of Ancient Egypt
763 terms
WHS Complete AP World History Terms
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
ziggurat
pictograms
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
A temple tower of ancient Mesopotamia, constructed of square…
A pictorial symbol or sign representing an object or concept
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
AP World History Terms
Civilization
Climate
Cultural Diffusion
Monsoon
The stage of human social development and organization that i…
The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
The transmission of ideas and products from one culture to an…
A seasonal wind.
Civilization
The stage of human social development and organization that i…
Climate
The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
AP World History Terms
Macro
Interpretation
Evidence
Analyze
Large scale, overall.... Long; over a long period
An explanation or way of explaining
Facts or information indicating whether a belief or propositi…
Discover or reveal
Macro
Large scale, overall.... Long; over a long period
Interpretation
An explanation or way of explaining
AP World History Terms
The Crusades
Ulama
Zanj/Zenj
Animism
A medieval military expedition // The Crusades was a battle b…
Muslims that are recognized as scholars or authorities // The…
Certain portion of Southeast Africa // An area where visitors…
The belief in a supernatural power that organizes and animate…
The Crusades
A medieval military expedition // The Crusades was a battle b…
Ulama
Muslims that are recognized as scholars or authorities // The…
35 terms
AP World History Terms
Civilization
Mohenjo Daro
Code of Hammurabi
Patriarchy
refined behavior, a "higher" form of society; something unres…
one of the largest settlements of the Indus River Valley arou…
law code of ancient Mesopotamia 1754 BCE dealing with the cri…
a system of society or government in which the men hold the p…
Civilization
refined behavior, a "higher" form of society; something unres…
Mohenjo Daro
one of the largest settlements of the Indus River Valley arou…
95 terms
AP World History Terms
Nomad
Foraging Societies
Pastoral Societies
Cuneiform
Having no permanent home, moving from place to place in accor…
Hunter and gathering nomadic social system with no consistent…
A social system where animals are bred and domesticated for g…
Written language of the Sumerians from Mesopotamia created in…
Nomad
Having no permanent home, moving from place to place in accor…
Foraging Societies
Hunter and gathering nomadic social system with no consistent…
Ap World History Terms
Kush
Meroe
Celts
Druids
Egyptians name for Nubia,the region alongside Nile River sout…
Capital of flourishing Kingdom in southern Nubia. Nubian cult…
Peoples sharing a common language and culture that originated…
Class of religious experts who conducted rituals and preserve…
Kush
Egyptians name for Nubia,the region alongside Nile River sout…
Meroe
Capital of flourishing Kingdom in southern Nubia. Nubian cult…
502 terms
AP World History Terms
Foraging societies
Pastoral societies
Neolithic Revolution
Mesopotamia
hunter-gatherer clans; depended on nature for sustenance, and…
characterized by the domestication of animals; found in mount…
AKA the Agricultural Revolution; 8000 to 3000 BCE; small, ind…
"land between the rivers" (Tigris and Euphrates); Sumer, Baby…
Foraging societies
hunter-gatherer clans; depended on nature for sustenance, and…
Pastoral societies
characterized by the domestication of animals; found in mount…
1,004 terms
AP World History Review
abdicate
allies
armaments
armistice
give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or dutie…
one side in World War I: Great Britain, France, and Russia, l…
military weapons and equipment
a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can disc…
abdicate
give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or dutie…
allies
one side in World War I: Great Britain, France, and Russia, l…
9 terms
AP World History Terms
oligarchy
theocracy
hierarchy
social mobility
rule by the few, aristocratic elites wield power WITHOUT a mo…
a government dominated by a religious elite
a culture's system of ranking social classes
the concept of an individual to move from one class to another
oligarchy
rule by the few, aristocratic elites wield power WITHOUT a mo…
theocracy
a government dominated by a religious elite
22 terms
AP World History: Terms
Nomads
Foraging Societies
Pastoral Societies
Cuneiform
People of a non-agrarian and highly mobile society. They had…
Otherwise known as hunter-gatherers, these groups were compos…
Characterized most strongly by their domestication of animals…
A form of writing developed in the Sumerian civilization of M…
Nomads
People of a non-agrarian and highly mobile society. They had…
Foraging Societies
Otherwise known as hunter-gatherers, these groups were compos…
AP World History Terms
Artifact
Culture
Hominid
Paleolithic Age
An ancient human made object.
A group's unique way of life
Humans/other creatures that walk upright
A period of time of time "old stone age" 2.5 mil. years up un…
Artifact
An ancient human made object.
Culture
A group's unique way of life
163 terms
Ap World History Terms
Aristocracy
Brahmin
Bureaucracy
Deforestation
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary r…
A member of the highest caste in Indian society. Responsible…
A large group of people that rule the government, but usually…
The removal of trees faster than forests can repair themselves.
Aristocracy
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary r…
Brahmin
A member of the highest caste in Indian society. Responsible…
786 terms
AP WORLD HISTORY TERMS
1. prehistory vs. history
2. features of civilization
3. stages of hominid development
4. "Out of Africa" thesis vs. multireg…
Prehistory - no written documents; History: written proof of…
Social etiquette, religion, education, literature
Austrolopithecus, homo habilis, homo erectus, homo sapiens
Humans originated from Africa and proliferated vs. originated…
1. prehistory vs. history
Prehistory - no written documents; History: written proof of…
2. features of civilization
Social etiquette, religion, education, literature
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