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119 terms
AP World Vocabulary
Abate
Absolutism
Adjacent
Agrarian
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
The practice of a political system in which a monarch or dict…
Next to.
Someone working with the cultivation of land or relating to c…
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Absolutism
The practice of a political system in which a monarch or dict…
1,544 terms
AP World History Complete Vocabulary
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…
119 terms
AP World Vocabulary - ASD
Abate
Absolutism
Adjacent
Agrarian
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
The practice of a political system in which a monarch or dict…
Next to.
Someone working with the cultivation of land or relating to c…
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Absolutism
The practice of a political system in which a monarch or dict…
52 terms
AP World Unit 3 Vocabulary
Etruscans
Patricians
Plebians
Tribunes
Beginning in the 700 BCE, first rulers of Roman Republic and…
In ancient Rome, landowning men whose fathers were Roman citi…
Members of the lower class of Ancient Rome including farmers,…
An officer of ancient Rome elected by the plebeians to protec…
Etruscans
Beginning in the 700 BCE, first rulers of Roman Republic and…
Patricians
In ancient Rome, landowning men whose fathers were Roman citi…
424 terms
AP World History Vocabulary
Aristocracy
Artisans
Bands
Bantu
Are the people considered to be in the highest social class i…
The class of people who make objects in any given society.
Social organization used by hunter-gatherer societies with as…
An African language family that started in western Sub-Sahara…
Aristocracy
Are the people considered to be in the highest social class i…
Artisans
The class of people who make objects in any given society.
55 terms
AP World Unit 2 Vocabulary
Ahura Mazda
Aryans
Athenian democracy
Cyrus (the Great)
In Zoroastrianism, the good god who rules the world.
Indo-European pastoralists who moved into India about the tim…
A radical form of direct democracy in which much of the free…
Founder of the Persian Empire (r. 557-530 B.C.E.); a ruler no…
Ahura Mazda
In Zoroastrianism, the good god who rules the world.
Aryans
Indo-European pastoralists who moved into India about the tim…
37 terms
AP World Unit 1 Vocabulary
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…
119 terms
AP World Vocabulary
Abate
Absolutism
Adjacent
Agrarian
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
The practice of a political system in which a monarch or dict…
Next to.
Someone working with the cultivation of land or relating to c…
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Absolutism
The practice of a political system in which a monarch or dict…
40 terms
AP World History chapter 14 vocabulary
Muhammad Shah II
Khwarazm
Barbarian
Silk Road
Turkic ruler of Muslim Khwarazm kingdom; attempted to resist…
An old Islamic empire that was invaded by the Mongols under C…
(n) : a person in a savage, primitive state; uncivilized pers…
An ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean Se…
Muhammad Shah II
Turkic ruler of Muslim Khwarazm kingdom; attempted to resist…
Khwarazm
An old Islamic empire that was invaded by the Mongols under C…
81 terms
AP World History: Ancient World
Agriculture
Agrarian
Bands/ Clans
Barbarian
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
extended family groups that generally lived together
without civilizing influences
Agriculture
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
Agrarian
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
40 terms
AP World Unit 1
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Central Africa
North America
Caribbean
278 terms
AP WORLD Vocabulary
prehistory vs. history
features of civilization
stages of hominid development
"Out of Africa" thesis vs. multiregion…
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…
features of civilization
Social etiquette, religion, education, literature
28 terms
World War II AP World Vocabulary Quiz
Adolph Hitler
Allied Powers
Anschluss
Axis Powers
Unsuccessful artist who rose to leadership by his organizatio…
United States, Britain, France, Soviet Union, China
The annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938
Germany, Italy, Japan
Adolph Hitler
Unsuccessful artist who rose to leadership by his organizatio…
Allied Powers
United States, Britain, France, Soviet Union, China
20 terms
AP World History Vocabulary
Agrarian
Bullion
Celibacy/Celibate
Emporia
Something related to land or a cultivated land.... Ex: Agricultu…
Valued bars of gold and silver that isn't coined yet.
To restrain from marriage and sexual intercourse, because of…
A market or a large place that sells many goods.
Agrarian
Something related to land or a cultivated land.... Ex: Agricultu…
Bullion
Valued bars of gold and silver that isn't coined yet.
1,544 terms
AP World History Complete Vocabulary
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 Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Renaissance
Papacy
Indulgence
Protestant Reformation
"rebirth"; following the Middle Ages, a movement that centere…
The central administration of the Roman Catholic Church, of w…
The forgiveness of the punishment due for past sins, granted…
A religious movement of the 16th century that began as an att…
Renaissance
"rebirth"; following the Middle Ages, a movement that centere…
Papacy
The central administration of the Roman Catholic Church, of w…
235 terms
AP World History Vocabulary
egalitarian
kinship
diversified
patriarchy
(adj) related to the belief in the equality of all people, es…
culturally defined relationships between individuals who are…
having variety of character or form or components; or having…
a form of social organization in which a male is the family h…
egalitarian
(adj) related to the belief in the equality of all people, es…
kinship
culturally defined relationships between individuals who are…
42 terms
AP World Period 3
Trans -Saharan Trade
Islam
Caliphate
Crusades
Trade of goods through the Sahara dessert ... Goods: Salt, gold,…
Monotheistic religion created in the 7th century by Arabic me…
A regional state unified by Islam
A series of Christian vs Muslim military campaigns for the "h…
Trans -Saharan Trade
Trade of goods through the Sahara dessert ... Goods: Salt, gold,…
Islam
Monotheistic religion created in the 7th century by Arabic me…
80 terms
AP World History: Ancient World
Agriculture
Agrarian
Bands/ Clans
Barbarian
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
extended family groups that generally lived together
without civilizing influences
Agriculture
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
Agrarian
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
60 terms
AP World Religions
atman
Brahman
Brahmin
Dharma
The eternal self, which the Upanishads identify with Brahman;…
The eternal essence of reality and the source of the universe…
the highest of the four classes of the caste system, traditio…
Ethical duty based on the divine order of reality; in Hinduis…
atman
The eternal self, which the Upanishads identify with Brahman;…
Brahman
The eternal essence of reality and the source of the universe…
13 terms
AP World History Regions
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Central Africa
North America
Caribbean
80 terms
AP World History Vocabulary
Codify Law
Dualistic Religion
Hegemony
Infastructure
collect laws in a given area to regularize them
a belief system with two opposing forces (usually good v.s. e…
state of being a supreme power
the constructions that help to organize and manage a society
Codify Law
collect laws in a given area to regularize them
Dualistic Religion
a belief system with two opposing forces (usually good v.s. e…
23 terms
AP World Summer Vocabulary
civilization
culture
Paleolithic Era
Neolithic Revolution
A society with reliable food surplus, specialized occupations…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Around 10,000 B.C.E. these civilizations were mainly concerne…
From 10,000 - 8,000 B.C.E. there was development of agricultu…
civilization
A society with reliable food surplus, specialized occupations…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
41 terms
AP World Period 3
Trans -Saharan Trade
Islam
Caliphate
Crusades
Trade of goods through the Sahara dessert ... Goods: Salt, gold,…
Monotheistic religion created in the 7th century by Arabic me…
A regional state unified by Islam
A series of Christian vs Muslim military campaigns for the "h…
Trans -Saharan Trade
Trade of goods through the Sahara dessert ... Goods: Salt, gold,…
Islam
Monotheistic religion created in the 7th century by Arabic me…
89 terms
AP World Classical Era
Achaemenid Empire
Darius of Persia
Persepolis
Qanat
First Persian Empire, founded by Cyrus the Great. Pastoral wi…
conquered Indus, Gandhara, Thrace, and Macedon
central administration of Achaemenid Empire
underground canals for irrigation in the Persian empire
Achaemenid Empire
First Persian Empire, founded by Cyrus the Great. Pastoral wi…
Darius of Persia
conquered Indus, Gandhara, Thrace, and Macedon
1,504 terms
AP World History Vocabulary
...
cuneiform
Xia
Shang Dynasty
The earliest known form of writing, which was used by the Sum…
A legendary Chinese dynasty that was not believed to exist un…
An early Chinese dynasty. Not a unified Chinese state. Instea…
...
cuneiform
The earliest known form of writing, which was used by the Sum…
57 terms
AP World History Vocabulary Chapter 13
Confucius
Forbidden City
Tribute
Barbarian
Western name for the Chinese philosopher Kongzi (551-479 B.C.…
a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was…
a payment made by a less powerful state or nation to a more p…
a member of an uncivilized people
Confucius
Western name for the Chinese philosopher Kongzi (551-479 B.C.…
Forbidden City
a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was…
13 terms
AP World History Regions
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Central Africa
North America
Caribbean
16 terms
AP World Final-Vocabulary
Neolithic
Fertile Crescent
City-State
Capitalism
A period of history from 8000BC to 3000BC that was characteri…
crescent shaped area of land in the Middle East between the T…
An independent state in which a central city has political an…
An economic system based on private ownership, competition in…
Neolithic
A period of history from 8000BC to 3000BC that was characteri…
Fertile Crescent
crescent shaped area of land in the Middle East between the T…
1,635 terms
AP World History Flashcard
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…
27 terms
AP World Geography
Sumer
Egypt
Phoenicia
Indus Valley
Sumer
Egypt
69 terms
AP World Post Classical
600-1450
Byzantine Empire
Swahili
Timbuktu
The dates for the post-Classical time period.
(330-1453) The eastern half of the Roman Empire, which surviv…
Bantu language with Arabic loanwords spoken in coastal region…
Mali trading city that became a center of wealth and learning
600-1450
The dates for the post-Classical time period.
Byzantine Empire
(330-1453) The eastern half of the Roman Empire, which surviv…
17 terms
AP World Regions
North America
Mexico
Caribbean
Latin America
North America
Mexico
23 terms
Mesopotamia AP World Vocabulary
Fertile Crescent
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Cuneiform
Sumer
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
the two rivers that surround Mesopotamia. These rivers would…
A system of writing in which wedge-shaped symbols represented…
A group of ancient city-states in southern Mesopotamia; the e…
Fertile Crescent
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
the two rivers that surround Mesopotamia. These rivers would…
27 terms
AP World Regions
North America
Central America
Caribbean
South America
North America
Central America
69 terms
AP World Post Classical
600-1450
Byzantine Empire
Swahili
Timbuktu
The dates for the post-Classical time period.
(330-1453) The eastern half of the Roman Empire, which surviv…
Bantu language with Arabic loanwords spoken in coastal region…
Mali trading city that became a center of wealth and learning
600-1450
The dates for the post-Classical time period.
Byzantine Empire
(330-1453) The eastern half of the Roman Empire, which surviv…
21 terms
AP World Periodizations
Pre-History to 600 BCE
600 BCE to 600 CE
600 CE to 1450 CE
1450 CE to 1750 CE
Technological & Environmental Transformations
Organization & Re-organization of Human Societies
Regional & Transregional Interactions
Global Interactions
Pre-History to 600 BCE
Technological & Environmental Transformations
600 BCE to 600 CE
Organization & Re-organization of Human Societies
1,635 terms
AP World History
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…
39 terms
AP World History chapter 14 vocabulary
Muhammad Shah II
Khwarazm
Barbarian
Silk Road
Turkic ruler of Muslim Khwarazm kingdom; attempted to resist…
An old Islamic empire that was invaded by the Mongols under C…
(n) : a person in a savage, primitive state; uncivilized pers…
An ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean Se…
Muhammad Shah II
Turkic ruler of Muslim Khwarazm kingdom; attempted to resist…
Khwarazm
An old Islamic empire that was invaded by the Mongols under C…
40 terms
AP World Vocabulary
Neolithic Revolution
Mercantilism
Industrial Revolution
Capitalism
The development of agriculture; villages and (later) cities e…
Economic system aimed at strengthening the national economy b…
Transition to new manufacturing processes and greater mechani…
Economic system based on private property and free enterprise
Neolithic Revolution
The development of agriculture; villages and (later) cities e…
Mercantilism
Economic system aimed at strengthening the national economy b…
287 terms
AP World "Must Know" Vocabulary Terms
Agricultural Revolutions
aristocracy
barbarian
brahmins
The Neolithic period when foragers started to plant food to c…
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary r…
A person belonging to a tribe or group that is considered unc…
Hindu priests, at the top of the caste system which the Aryan…
Agricultural Revolutions
The Neolithic period when foragers started to plant food to c…
aristocracy
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary r…
67 terms
ap world
Muslim-culture
Five Pillars-culture
Sharia-political
Hijra-interaction
a believer or follower of Islam
The basic tenets of Islam: Allah is the only god and Muhammad…
the Islamic system of law
Muhammad's move to Medina. Start of the Islamic calendar (632…
Muslim-culture
a believer or follower of Islam
Five Pillars-culture
The basic tenets of Islam: Allah is the only god and Muhammad…
69 terms
AP World Post Classical
600-1450
Byzantine Empire
Swahili
Timbuktu
The dates for the post-Classical time period.
(330-1453) The eastern half of the Roman Empire, which surviv…
Bantu language with Arabic loanwords spoken in coastal region…
Mali trading city that became a center of wealth and learning
600-1450
The dates for the post-Classical time period.
Byzantine Empire
(330-1453) The eastern half of the Roman Empire, which surviv…
31 terms
AP World History Period 1 Vocabulary
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…
1,510 terms
AP World History Vocabulary Fall
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…
1,544 terms
AP World History Vocabulary Spring
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…
210 terms
AP World History Period 3 Vocabulary
Kingdom of Ghana
Kingdom of Mali
Kingdom of Songhai
Sunni Ali
West African empire from 700s to 1076, grew wealthy and power…
a huge territorial empire that flourished in west Africa duri…
last and final great empire of West Africa. a very big tradin…
created Sunni Dynasty; rule lasted 30 years; many military ca…
Kingdom of Ghana
West African empire from 700s to 1076, grew wealthy and power…
Kingdom of Mali
a huge territorial empire that flourished in west Africa duri…
170 terms
AP WORLD VOCABULARY
written language in Egypt
A series of rulers from the same family.
Trade routes between China and the Mid…
Respect for one's parents and other el…
Hieroglyphics
Dynasty
Silk Roads
Filial Piety
written language in Egypt
Hieroglyphics
A series of rulers from the same family.
Dynasty
1,004 terms
AP World History Overall Vocabulary 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…
13 terms
AP World Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Hagia Sophia
Belisarius
Greek Fire
Bulgaria
Most famous example of Byzantine architecture, it was built u…
Byzantine general under Justinian I; he led expeditions to ov…
Byzantine weapon consisting of mixture of chemicals (petroleu…
Slavic kingdom established in northern portions of Balkan pen…
Hagia Sophia
Most famous example of Byzantine architecture, it was built u…
Belisarius
Byzantine general under Justinian I; he led expeditions to ov…
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