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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…
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…
AP World Unit 5 Vocabulary
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 Ho…
Trans -Saharan Trade
Trade of goods through the Sahara dessert ... Goods: Salt, gold,…
Islam
Monotheistic religion created in the 7th century by Arabic me…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
20 terms
AP World Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Aryans
Semi precious stones
Ecological degradations
Varna
People speaking an Indo European language
A gemstone or gem (also called a fine gem, jewel, or a precio…
the deterioration of the environment through depletion of res…
each of the four Hindu castes, Brahman, Kshatriya, Vaishya, a…
Aryans
People speaking an Indo European language
Semi precious stones
A gemstone or gem (also called a fine gem, jewel, or a precio…
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…
AP World
Agrarian (Social ,cultural and economic)
Barbarian (social and cultural)
Boddhisatva ( Social and interactions)
Bureaucracy (Social ,economic and poli…
The cultivation of land.
Person in a savage or primitive state.
A person who is able to reach nirvana but delays it out of co…
A system of government in which most of the decisions are mad…
Agrarian (Social ,cultural and economic)
The cultivation of land.
Barbarian (social and cultural)
Person in a savage or primitive state.
75 terms
Ap World Unit 3 Vocabulary
Mecca
Muhammad
Muslim
Islam
City in western Arabia; birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad an…
Arab prophet; founder of religion of Islam
an adherent of the Islamic religion; a person who "submits" t…
Religion expounded by the Prophet Muhammad on the basis of hi…
Mecca
City in western Arabia; birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad an…
Muhammad
Arab prophet; founder of religion of Islam
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…
60 terms
AP World History - Dates, and Vocabulary <Period 4>
Renaissance
American Revolution
Reign of Akbar
Beginning of Atlantic slave trade
1400-1600
1775-1783
1556-1605
1441
Renaissance
1400-1600
American Revolution
1775-1783
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…
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…
AP World History Religions
Why did we develop belief systems?
Polytheism
Monotheism
Animism
Because humans have always needed to understand natural pheno…
Belief in many gods
Belief in one God
-They practice nature worship... -They believe that everything h…
Why did we develop belief systems?
Because humans have always needed to understand natural pheno…
Polytheism
Belief in many gods
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…
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…
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…
AP World Unit 2 Vocabulary
Persian Empire
Athenian Democracy
Greco-Persian Wars
Alexander the Great
imperial dynasties centered in Persia (modern-day Iran). -The…
developed around the fifth century B.C. in the Greek city-sta…
were a series of conflicts between the Persia and Greek city-…
King of Greeks (Macedonia). ... -Alexander succeeded his father,…
Persian Empire
imperial dynasties centered in Persia (modern-day Iran). -The…
Athenian Democracy
developed around the fifth century B.C. in the Greek city-sta…
AP World: Unit 4 Vocabulary
Absolute Monarch
Atheists
Capitalism
Colonization
Ruler with complete control over the government and the lives…
People who believe that no god exists.
An economic system in which investment in and ownership of th…
physical process in which the colonizer takes over another pl…
Absolute Monarch
Ruler with complete control over the government and the lives…
Atheists
People who believe that no god exists.
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…
31 terms
AP World Vocabulary Words
Bourgeoisie
Socialism
Globalization
Domestic System
The 3rd Estate; commoners; made up 97% of the population; pai…
Political movement with origins in Western Europe during the…
the increasing interconnectedness of all parts of the world;…
a system of manufactering in which merchant- employers put ou…
Bourgeoisie
The 3rd Estate; commoners; made up 97% of the population; pai…
Socialism
Political movement with origins in Western Europe during the…
16 terms
AP World Vocabulary
Red Turban Movement
Shah
Sikhism
Zheng He
Diverse religious movement in China during the 14th century t…
The confession of faith, the first of the Five Pillars and ce…
A monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th…
Chinese naval explorer during the Ming dynasty who sailed alo…
Red Turban Movement
Diverse religious movement in China during the 14th century t…
Shah
The confession of faith, the first of the Five Pillars and ce…
AP world vocabulary
Zheng He
Renaissance
Mughal Empire
Ottoman Empire
commanded several treasure fleets - Chinese ships that explor…
the activity, spirit, or time of the great revival of art, li…
• governed large non Muslim population... • Great wealth ... • impe…
• gun powder empire... • had 30,000 janissaries... • Islamic... • weal…
Zheng He
commanded several treasure fleets - Chinese ships that explor…
Renaissance
the activity, spirit, or time of the great revival of art, li…
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.
1,635 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…
20 terms
Vocabulary- Ap World
Empress Wu
Song empire
Tang empire
Charlemagne
ruled unofficially as empress during the zhou dynasty only Ch…
960- 1279 unified imperial dynasty with technology and large…
618- 907 golden age interrupted by song because borders got t…
also known as Charles the Great or Charles I, was King of the…
Empress Wu
ruled unofficially as empress during the zhou dynasty only Ch…
Song empire
960- 1279 unified imperial dynasty with technology and large…
51 terms
AP World History: Chapter 13 Vocabulary Terms
Bakufu
Shoguns
Minamoto
Emperor Kammu
A military government established in Japan after the Gempei W…
Military leaders of Japan during its feudal era and the actua…
Defeated the rival Taira family in the Gempei Wars and establ…
Empereror during the shift from Nara to Heian period in 795.…
Bakufu
A military government established in Japan after the Gempei W…
Shoguns
Military leaders of Japan during its feudal era and the actua…
9 terms
Ap world vocabulary
Culpable
Cursory
Debilitate
Decorum
Deserving blame
Casual;hastily done
Weaken
Good taste in manners
Culpable
Deserving blame
Cursory
Casual;hastily done
AP World Vocabulary
marker event
cultural diffusion
polytheism
monsoons
any event that changes the way we look at history.
the spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one…
the belief in more than one God
a wind in the Indian Ocean and southern Asia that brings heav…
marker event
any event that changes the way we look at history.
cultural diffusion
the spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one…
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