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World History 2 Intro Vocabulary
Agriculture
Clergy
Cultural Diffusion
Culture
Farming
Spiritual leaders
The spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one…
The arts, beliefs and customs of a particular social group.
Agriculture
Farming
Clergy
Spiritual leaders
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World History Vocabulary #2
location
place
region
movement
tells where one place is in relation to another
physical characteristics
an geographical area comparing physical and human characteris…
the manner of a groups transportation
location
tells where one place is in relation to another
place
physical characteristics
58 terms
World History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Warring States
Olmecs
Mayan Civilization
Teotihuacan
Legalism helped the State of Qin gain control and unify China…
Means "rubber people." Named after trees from the region in w…
Society located in present-day southern Mexico, Guatemala, Be…
An example of an imperial city built in central Mexico becaus…
Warring States
Legalism helped the State of Qin gain control and unify China…
Olmecs
Means "rubber people." Named after trees from the region in w…
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World History - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
city-state
located in Iraq; shaped cresent; very fertile land
a thick bed of mud, left by receding water
moving water from one area to another through ditches
cities surrounded by fields used for farming; each developed…
Fertile Crescent
located in Iraq; shaped cresent; very fertile land
silt
a thick bed of mud, left by receding water
History Vocabulary 2
generation
mosaic
prehistory
history
to do with age - your parents are one _________ above you.
tiny pieces of tile put together to make big pictures on the…
before people invented writing
the period beginning with named individuals and written artef…
generation
to do with age - your parents are one _________ above you.
mosaic
tiny pieces of tile put together to make big pictures on the…
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HISTORY & CONTENT VOCABULARY #2
IMPORTS
PERSONALITY
EMPIRE
ETHNIC GROUPS
goods and services from another country.
pattern of behavior, thinking and interactions with self and…
a group of lands and people under the control of one governme…
a group within a larger culture that shares common traits in…
IMPORTS
goods and services from another country.
PERSONALITY
pattern of behavior, thinking and interactions with self and…
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Earth History Investigation 2 vocabulary
abrasion
basin
chemical reaction
chemical weathering
the grinding and bumping of rocks
a large low area where sediments have been deposited by water
the process in which two or more substances combine to make n…
the process by which rocks are weathered due to reactions wit…
abrasion
the grinding and bumping of rocks
basin
a large low area where sediments have been deposited by water
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World History: World War 2 Vocabulary Terms
Allied Powers
Anschluss
Battle of Britain
Battle of the Bulge
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
An aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the G…
1944-1945 battle in which Allied forces turned back the last…
Allied Powers
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
Anschluss
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
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History 2 Chapter 19 Vocabulary
Ho Chi Minh
Domino Theory
Guerilla
Dien Bien Phu
The leader of the national movement in Vietnam. He was a comm…
The belief that if one nation in Asia fell to communism, neig…
A member of an armed band that carries out surprise attacks a…
A mountain village in Vietnam; the site where French forces o…
Ho Chi Minh
The leader of the national movement in Vietnam. He was a comm…
Domino Theory
The belief that if one nation in Asia fell to communism, neig…
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History Vocabulary 2
Compromise
Electoral College
Majority
Quorum
A settlement of a quarrel or difference of opinion by a parti…
A group of men or women chosen by the voters to elect the Pre…
More than half
The number fo members that must be present to do official bus…
Compromise
A settlement of a quarrel or difference of opinion by a parti…
Electoral College
A group of men or women chosen by the voters to elect the Pre…
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US History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Powhatan
John Smith
John Rolfe
House of Burgesses
Indian Leader, Leader of a confederacy of Algonquian tribes,…
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobac…
the first legislative assembly in the American colonies; Burg…
Powhatan
Indian Leader, Leader of a confederacy of Algonquian tribes,…
John Smith
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
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History Ch. 2 Vocabulary
culture
migration
agriculture
navigation
a way of life
movement from one region to another
farming
science of planning and guiding the route of a ship at sea
culture
a way of life
migration
movement from one region to another
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history vocabulary list #2
Stamp act
Boston Tea Party
Declaration of Independence
Loyalists
a 1765 law in which parliament established the first direct t…
the dumping of 18,000 pounds of tea into the boston harbor by…
the document written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776, in which th…
A colonist who supported the british government during the am…
Stamp act
a 1765 law in which parliament established the first direct t…
Boston Tea Party
the dumping of 18,000 pounds of tea into the boston harbor by…
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US History Vocabulary 2
Baby Boom
Balance of Payments
Balance of Power
Bear Market
The sudden rise in the birth rate after World War II that las…
Specie, credit, or exchange of goods needed by one nation to…
Policy that attempts to balance a nation's power either by al…
A period of declining prices on the stock market or any market
Baby Boom
The sudden rise in the birth rate after World War II that las…
Balance of Payments
Specie, credit, or exchange of goods needed by one nation to…
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History Introduction Vocabulary - 2
history
archaeology
artifact
nomad
the study of what happened in the past
the study of buildings, tools, and way of life of people the…
a tool or object from the past made by humans
a person who moves from place to place to find food
history
the study of what happened in the past
archaeology
the study of buildings, tools, and way of life of people the…
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History: ch. 2 vocabulary
Jamestown
Found
Joint-stock company
John Smith
first successful English colony
established
a business owned by its stock holders
successful leader of James town
Jamestown
first successful English colony
Found
established
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History Ch. 2 Vocabulary Review
hemisphere
latitude
longitude
projection
one half of a globe
a line that circles the Earth parallel to the Equator
a line that circles the Earth from north to south, parallel t…
a way of showing the Earth on a flat sheet of paper
hemisphere
one half of a globe
latitude
a line that circles the Earth parallel to the Equator
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Vocabulary 8-2 History
Constitutional Convention
Founders
James Madison
Virginia Plan
1787 meeting at which the U.S. Constitution was created
people who helped create the U.S. Constitution
prominent adviser to the Constitutional Convention
proposal for a two-house legislature with representation acco…
Constitutional Convention
1787 meeting at which the U.S. Constitution was created
Founders
people who helped create the U.S. Constitution
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Vocabulary 7-2 History
Marquis de Lafayette
Valley Forge
George Roger Clark
John Paul Jones
French aristocrat who volunteered to seve in Washington's Army
site in southeast Pennsylvania where Washington and his army…
frontiersman who helped defend the western frontier
Sea commander who attacked British ships near the British coast
Marquis de Lafayette
French aristocrat who volunteered to seve in Washington's Army
Valley Forge
site in southeast Pennsylvania where Washington and his army…
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History 9.2 Vocabulary
Maria Mitchell
NACW
suffrage
Susan B. Anthony
discovered a comet and earned entrance to the Academy of Arts…
the National Association of Colored Women formed by African-A…
the right to vote. Three-part strategy used by women was: tri…
women's rights activist. Fought for women's right to vote. Sa…
Maria Mitchell
discovered a comet and earned entrance to the Academy of Arts…
NACW
the National Association of Colored Women formed by African-A…
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US History Vocabulary #2
Mayflower Compact
New England Town Meetings
Virginia House of Burgesses
Albany Plan of Union
Agreement signed by Pilgrims before landing at Plymouth
An early example of colonial self-rule where democracy was va…
An assembly of elected representatives from Virginia which wa…
An early attempt to form a union of the colonies by Benjamin…
Mayflower Compact
Agreement signed by Pilgrims before landing at Plymouth
New England Town Meetings
An early example of colonial self-rule where democracy was va…
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Vocabulary for History #2
domesticate
irrigation system
Sumerians
levee
to train a wild animal to be useful to humans
a means of supplying land with water
ancient people who lived in the geographic region of Sumer
a wall of earth built to prevent a river from flooding its ba…
domesticate
to train a wild animal to be useful to humans
irrigation system
a means of supplying land with water
Cockrill 8th History Q2 vocabulary
James Madison
Northwest Ordinance
Judicial Branch
Popular Sovereignty
Father (writer) of The Constitution
Procedure to admit territories into the Union as new states
Supreme Court and Lower Courts- branch that interprets the laws
a government in which the people rule
James Madison
Father (writer) of The Constitution
Northwest Ordinance
Procedure to admit territories into the Union as new states
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History Vocabulary 18-2
recession
suburbanization
segregation
discrimination
a period when the economy shrinks
the movement of people from the city to communities in the su…
forced separation by race, sex, religion, or ethnicity
unequal treatment or barriers suffered by minorities
recession
a period when the economy shrinks
suburbanization
the movement of people from the city to communities in the su…
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History. Ch-2 Vocabulary.
Cultural Diffusion
Dynastic Cycle
Dynasty
Empire
A spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one g…
Pattern of the rise and the fall of dynasties.
Are series of rulers sharing a common origin, who are usually…
An empire is defined as an aggregate of nations or people rul…
Cultural Diffusion
A spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one g…
Dynastic Cycle
Pattern of the rise and the fall of dynasties.
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World History Vocabulary Ch. 2
Osiris
Amon-Re
Ramses II
Thutmose II
Ruled Egypt until he was killed by his brother; God of the dead
Meaning great lord of the Gods; pharaohs received their right…
Became pharaoh of the New Kingdom; ruled for 66 years
Hatshepsut's step-son; took over as pharaoh once he reached a…
Osiris
Ruled Egypt until he was killed by his brother; God of the dead
Amon-Re
Meaning great lord of the Gods; pharaohs received their right…
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*NEW* HISTORY 3-2 Vocabulary
Jerusalem
Philistines
Saul
Solomon
city that became the Jewish world
The strongest people living in canaan at the time that the Is…
1st king of Israel, anointed by Samuel
David's son, third king of Israel, ordered the Great Temple i…
Jerusalem
city that became the Jewish world
Philistines
The strongest people living in canaan at the time that the Is…
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Global History-Vocabulary- #2- River Valley Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
dynasty
cultural diffusion
an arc of rich farmland in Southwest Asia, between the Persia…
Means "land between the rivers" in Greek. It is also known as…
a series of rulers from a single family
the spreading of ideas or products from one culture to another.
Fertile Crescent
an arc of rich farmland in Southwest Asia, between the Persia…
Mesopotamia
Means "land between the rivers" in Greek. It is also known as…
12 terms
History Vocabulary Part #2
James Meredith
Protest in Birmingham
Letter from Birmingham Jail
Governor Wallace of Alabama
Enrolls at the University of Mississippi, 2 deaths
SCLC oppose local laws that support segregation in public fac…
White minister urged King to stop causing the violence. King…
Governor stands in front of Uni of Alabama to prevent desegre…
James Meredith
Enrolls at the University of Mississippi, 2 deaths
Protest in Birmingham
SCLC oppose local laws that support segregation in public fac…
US History vocabulary words - 2
Economic
Emancipate
Embargo
Emigrate
having to do with business (the production, exchange and use…
to free from bondage, restraint, or influence
a ban on trade with another country
to leave one country or region to settle in another
Economic
having to do with business (the production, exchange and use…
Emancipate
to free from bondage, restraint, or influence
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History 2 Chapter 19-2 Vocabulary
Credibility Gap
William Westmoreland
Teach-in
Tet Offensive
The lack of trust or believability.
U.S. Army general and commander of U.S. troops in South Vietn…
Extended meeting or class held to discuss a social or politic…
A surprise attack on South Vietnam on January 30, 1968 by the…
Credibility Gap
The lack of trust or believability.
William Westmoreland
U.S. Army general and commander of U.S. troops in South Vietn…
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Vocabulary American history #2
the judiciary act of 1789
the bill of rights
hamilton's financial plan
the whiskey rebellion
this act of congress created the federal judiciary; it solved…
the first ten amendments to the constitution; these were adde…
Alexander Hamilton proposed creating a national bank, paying…
farmer led rebellion in western Pennsylvania. the farmers wer…
the judiciary act of 1789
this act of congress created the federal judiciary; it solved…
the bill of rights
the first ten amendments to the constitution; these were adde…
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Cockrill 8th History Q2 vocabulary
James Madison
Northwest Ordinance
Judicial Branch
Popular Sovereignty
Father (writer) of The Constitution
Procedure to admit territories into the Union as new states
Supreme Court and Lower Courts- branch that interprets the laws
a government in which the people rule
James Madison
Father (writer) of The Constitution
Northwest Ordinance
Procedure to admit territories into the Union as new states
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Ch. 2 Vocabulary- Texas History
plains
plateaus
ranges
tributaries
areas of flat or gently rolling land without a sharp rise or…
areas of flat, elevated land that drops sharply on one or mor…
groups of mountains
small streams or rivers that flow into a larger stream or river
plains
areas of flat or gently rolling land without a sharp rise or…
plateaus
areas of flat, elevated land that drops sharply on one or mor…
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American History 2 1920s Vocabulary
Nativism
Immigration Act of 1924
Communism
Bolshevik Revolution
favoring people born in America; anti-immigrant
set quotas or numerical limits on the number of immigrants co…
government ownership of land and property; forms a classless…
the overthrow of the Russian republic after Nicholas abdicate…
Nativism
favoring people born in America; anti-immigrant
Immigration Act of 1924
set quotas or numerical limits on the number of immigrants co…
10 terms
History 2.2 vocabulary
Sargon
Hammurabi
Codify
Civil law
Ruler of Akkad; conqured Sumer in about 2300 B.C. and bulit t…
King of Babylon in about 1790 B.C. codified the laws in his e…
To arrange or set down in writing
The branch of law that deals with private rights and matters…
Sargon
Ruler of Akkad; conqured Sumer in about 2300 B.C. and bulit t…
Hammurabi
King of Babylon in about 1790 B.C. codified the laws in his e…
39 terms
Ch.2 History Vocabulary
Anglo-Saxons
Monastery
Monks
Manuscript
relating to or denoting the Germanic inhabitants of England f…
a building or buildings occupied by a community of monks livi…
a member of a religious community of men typically living und…
a book, document, or piece of music written by hand rather th…
Anglo-Saxons
relating to or denoting the Germanic inhabitants of England f…
Monastery
a building or buildings occupied by a community of monks livi…
25 terms
History vocabulary #2
Aegean basin
Peninsula
Strait
Arable
This refers to the land that is on the eastern coast of Greec…
Land surrounded by water on three sides
A narrow passage of water between two land forms
Suitable for farming
Aegean basin
This refers to the land that is on the eastern coast of Greec…
Peninsula
Land surrounded by water on three sides
15 terms
History Vocabulary 2
Hunter-Gatherers
Cultures
Domestication
Sedentary
someone survives by eating wild plants and animals
A groups beliefs, practices and costoms
A biological way that humans change the physical characterist…
Describes someone who stays in a permanent place year round
Hunter-Gatherers
someone survives by eating wild plants and animals
Cultures
A groups beliefs, practices and costoms
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History Vocabulary #2
Neolithic Period
Agriculture
Cultivate
Domesticate
final stage of evolution and development for prehistoric huma…
the practice of farming, growing crops and training animals t…
to prepare land for farming
to train an animal to use it as a pet or on a farm
Neolithic Period
final stage of evolution and development for prehistoric huma…
Agriculture
the practice of farming, growing crops and training animals t…
10 terms
college vocabulary 2:3 HISTORY
specify
quotation
media
implementation
to state, name or mention exactly and clearly
a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
news; radio;publications
the process by which a law or policy is put into operation
specify
to state, name or mention exactly and clearly
quotation
a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
History vocabulary 2
Potash
Plateau
Aerospace
Judaism,
The oxide of potassium
A period or state of little or no growth or decline
The atmosphere and the space beyond considered as a whole
A religion that believes in one g-d and many prophets (main p…
Potash
The oxide of potassium
Plateau
A period or state of little or no growth or decline
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Tx History - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
location
environment
plains
barrier island
the site or position of a place or thing
the surrounds in which people, plants, or animals live
a large area of flat, or nearly flat, land
a narrow island between the mainland and the ocean
location
the site or position of a place or thing
environment
the surrounds in which people, plants, or animals live
25 terms
World History - Vocabulary 2.
Dictator
Plebeian
Latifundia
Atman
Ruler who has complete control over a government ; in Ancient…
Plebeians In Ancient Rome, a member of the lower class, inclu…
Huge states bought up by newly wealthy roman citizens.
In Hindu belief, a person's essential self.
Dictator
Ruler who has complete control over a government ; in Ancient…
Plebeian
Plebeians In Ancient Rome, a member of the lower class, inclu…
10 terms
{History} Vocabulary Bunch 2
inundation
pharaoh
pyramid
hieroglyphics
the annual flooding of the nile
the god-king of Egypt
huge structures used to house the tombs of pharoahs
ceremonial writing used in tombs and other important ceremonies
inundation
the annual flooding of the nile
pharaoh
the god-king of Egypt
12 terms
US History Ch. 2, Sec. 2 Vocabulary
joint-stock company
charter
cash crop
indentured servant
a company in which people give money to share costs
a written agreement giving certain rights
a crop grown for sale rather than for use by a farmer
a person who signs a contract to work for others
joint-stock company
a company in which people give money to share costs
charter
a written agreement giving certain rights
13 terms
Vocabulary world history 2
Monsoon
Sanskrit
Aristocracy
Ritual
A strong wind that blows across East Asia at certain times of…
written language developed by the Aryans
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary r…
n. a ceremonial act; a customary procedure
Monsoon
A strong wind that blows across East Asia at certain times of…
Sanskrit
written language developed by the Aryans
12 terms
Pre-History Vocabulary #2
source
perspective
religion
bias
A book, article, person, or other resource consulted for info…
a certain point of view
A system of beliefs shared by a group with objects for devoti…
A particular preference or point of view that is personal, ra…
source
A book, article, person, or other resource consulted for info…
perspective
a certain point of view
8 terms
2-2 vocabulary history
Sargon
Hammurabi
Codify
Civil law
Ruler of Akkad; conquered Sumer in about 2300 BC and built th…
King of Babylon in about 1790 BC; codified the laws for his e…
To arrange or set down in writing.
The branch of law that deals with private rights and matters…
Sargon
Ruler of Akkad; conquered Sumer in about 2300 BC and built th…
Hammurabi
King of Babylon in about 1790 BC; codified the laws for his e…
71 terms
History: Semester 2 Vocabulary
Political Machine
patronage
civil service
trust
an organization linking to a political party that often contr…
another name for the spoils system in which government jobs o…
the body of non-elected government workers
a combination of firms or corporations formed by a legal agre…
Political Machine
an organization linking to a political party that often contr…
patronage
another name for the spoils system in which government jobs o…
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