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World History - Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Mycenaeans
Trojan War
Dorians
Homer
People who settled on the Greek mainland around 2000 BC
10 year war between the Mycenaeans and Troy
Took over Greece following the downfall of the Mycenaeans
Blind storyteller; The Iliad and The Odyssey
Mycenaeans
People who settled on the Greek mainland around 2000 BC
Trojan War
10 year war between the Mycenaeans and Troy
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World History - Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Hyksos
New Kingdom
Hatshepsut
Thutmose III
Nomad invaders; ruled Egypt from 1640 to 1570 BC
1570 to 1075 BC; Egypt revived to become wealthier and more p…
Female Pharaoh ruled in place of young step-son; promoted trade
Led invasions into Palestine, Syria, and Nubia; most powerful…
Hyksos
Nomad invaders; ruled Egypt from 1640 to 1570 BC
New Kingdom
1570 to 1075 BC; Egypt revived to become wealthier and more p…
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World History - Chapter 16 Vocabulary
heliocentric
geocentric
telescope
gravity
sun is the center of the universe
Earth is the center of the universe
optical instrument for making distant objects appear nearer a…
force that pulls objects toward Earth and draws planets into…
heliocentric
sun is the center of the universe
geocentric
Earth is the center of the universe
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World History - Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Indo-Europeans
steppes
migration
Hittites
group of semi nomadic people
dry grasslands that stretches north of the Caucasus mountains
movements of a people from one region to another
Indo-European speakers who formed an empire which combined id…
Indo-Europeans
group of semi nomadic people
steppes
dry grasslands that stretches north of the Caucasus mountains
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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
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World History - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Artifact
Culture
Hominid
Paleolithic Age
Remains: tools, jewelry, and other human made objects
Peoples' unique way of life; i.e. customs, family life, socia…
Humans and other creatures that walk upright (australopitheci…
"Old" Stone Age (2.5 million to 8,000 B.C.)
Artifact
Remains: tools, jewelry, and other human made objects
Culture
Peoples' unique way of life; i.e. customs, family life, socia…
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World History Chapter 8 Vocabulary
medieval
frontier
missi dominici
tithe
Referring to the middle ages, 500-1500 AD
sparsely populated, undeveloped area on the outskirts of civi…
Royal officials under Charlemagne who traveled around the cou…
10% given to church
medieval
Referring to the middle ages, 500-1500 AD
frontier
sparsely populated, undeveloped area on the outskirts of civi…
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World History - Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Constantinople
Justinian
Justinian Code
autocrat
Capital of the Byzantine Empire
Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire…
A code of law that standardized laws in the Byzantine Empire.
absolute in power or authority
Constantinople
Capital of the Byzantine Empire
Justinian
Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire…
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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 Vocabulary
Archaeologist
Stone Age
tool
tame
people who dig into the earth, finding and studying bones and…
most tools were mad of stone, one of the first stages of huma…
things that help people live, such as stones or animal bones
when a wild animal is trained to work ; only possible when pe…
Archaeologist
people who dig into the earth, finding and studying bones and…
Stone Age
most tools were mad of stone, one of the first stages of huma…
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World History Vocabulary
desert
east
Egypt
fertile
desierto
este
Egipto
fértil
desert
desierto
east
este
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World History Vocabulary #7
Ottoman Empire
Sultan
Mehmed II
Suleyman the Magnificent
Muslim empire that began in Anatolia around 1300
a supreme leader of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman leader that was responsible for conquering Constantin…
Ottoman leader responsible for a great growth in architecture…
Ottoman Empire
Muslim empire that began in Anatolia around 1300
Sultan
a supreme leader of the Ottoman Empire
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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…
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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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World History Final Vocabulary
Neolithic Revolution
Monarchy
Theocracy
Code of Hammurabi
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
A government ruled by a king or queen
A government controlled by religious leaders
Credited as the first written law code; written by a Babyloni…
Neolithic Revolution
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
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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 - Nationalism - Vocabulary
nationalism
penisulares
creoles
mulattos
a feeling of belonging and loyalty that causes people to thin…
in Spanish colonial society, colonists who were born in Spain
in Spanish colonial society, a colonist who was born in Latin…
persons of mixed European and African ancestry
nationalism
a feeling of belonging and loyalty that causes people to thin…
penisulares
in Spanish colonial society, colonists who were born in Spain
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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
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World History Vocabulary
Secular
Literacy
Printing Press
Urban
Worldly not Godly
Reading and writing skills
invention that would make literacy skills more available
City like area
Secular
Worldly not Godly
Literacy
Reading and writing skills
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World History (Intro Vocabulary)
Revolution
Agriculture
Imperialism
Culture
A complete change, especially in a way of life or a government
The use of land for growing crops and raising animals; farming
The practice of conquering other lands, farming colonies in o…
The way of life, religion, ideas, arts, tools of a certain pe…
Revolution
A complete change, especially in a way of life or a government
Agriculture
The use of land for growing crops and raising animals; farming
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World History Vocabulary #1
theme
precise
interaction
influence
topics of discussion
very definite or exact
when two or more things affect each other
to have an effect or impact on something
theme
topics of discussion
precise
very definite or exact
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World History Geography Vocabulary
equator
prime meridian
latitude lines
longitude lines
the latitude line around the middle of the Earth... 0 Latitude
the longitude line around the middle of the Earth (0 degrees…
lines that run east to west on the globe
lines that run north to south on the globe
equator
the latitude line around the middle of the Earth... 0 Latitude
prime meridian
the longitude line around the middle of the Earth (0 degrees…
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World History Unit 1 Vocabulary
Movement
Region
Place
Location
when people, goods and idea are spread or move from place to…
An area with similar features
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
The position of anything on Earth's surface.
Movement
when people, goods and idea are spread or move from place to…
Region
An area with similar features
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World History
The line graph shows US defense spendi…
Which country launched the first satel…
The closest the world came to war duri…
Which of the following resulted from t…
It dropped by approximately $30,000 million.
the Soviet Union
Cuba.
Vietnam is united under a Communist government.... Support for…
The line graph shows US defense spendi…
It dropped by approximately $30,000 million.
Which country launched the first satel…
the Soviet Union
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World History
Culture
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
Known as Old stone age, last for about 2.5 million years. (Le…
People who move from place to place in search of food and wat…
Culture
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Artifacts
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
World History Vocabulary 9
Hajj
Caliph
Sultan
Nuclear Family
Pilgrimage to Mecca
Successor to Muhammad
Ruler
Parents and children working and living together
Hajj
Pilgrimage to Mecca
Caliph
Successor to Muhammad
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World History
Culture
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
Known as Old stone age, last for about 2.5 million years. (Le…
People who move from place to place in search of food and wat…
Culture
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Artifacts
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
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World History Vocabulary- Economics
Command Economy
Market Economy
Gross Domestic Products
Inflation
System in which all economic decisions are made by government
System in which economic decisions are made by private busine…
Total of all goods and services produced by country
Rapid rise in prices due to devaluation of money
Command Economy
System in which all economic decisions are made by government
Market Economy
System in which economic decisions are made by private busine…
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World History Vocabulary- Miscellaneous
Appeasement
Assimilate
Containment
Monotheism
Giving into the demands of an aggressor to avoid conflict
Blending of two or more cultures
Stopping the spread of Communism from its existing borders
Belief in one God
Appeasement
Giving into the demands of an aggressor to avoid conflict
Assimilate
Blending of two or more cultures
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World History Vocabulary- Government
Anarchy
Aristocracy
Republic
Feudalism
Absence of government
Government headed by privileged minority or upper class
Government ruled by elected representatives
System of government in which local lords govern their own la…
Anarchy
Absence of government
Aristocracy
Government headed by privileged minority or upper class
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Modern World History Vocabulary
Scientific Revolution
Heliocentric Theory
Declaration of Independence
Social Contract
major change in European thought characterized by new theorie…
idea that the sun is the center of the universe
document declaring American Independence from Britain, writte…
agreement by which people define and limit their individual r…
Scientific Revolution
major change in European thought characterized by new theorie…
Heliocentric Theory
idea that the sun is the center of the universe
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World History Ch 20 Vocabulary
colony
conquistador
circumnavigate
primary source
A land controlled by a distant nation
Spanish colonizers and soldiers during the 16th century.
To sail or fly around the world.
A firsthand source created during the same time period. For e…
colony
A land controlled by a distant nation
conquistador
Spanish colonizers and soldiers during the 16th century.
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World History Unit 1 Vocabulary
Polytheistic
Monotheistic
Neolithic Revolution
Nomads
Believing in Multiple Gods
Believing in one God
Beginning of farming and domestication of animals
Hunters and Gathers. Bands of people who did not settle in on…
Polytheistic
Believing in Multiple Gods
Monotheistic
Believing in one God
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World History
Sumerians
Mandate of Heaven
Ziggurat
The Silk Road
In mesopotamia, they were among the first groups to build a c…
A legacy of the Zhou Dynasty. It is the concept that dynastic…
A form of temple common to the SumeriansBabylonians and Assyr…
A series of trade route that connected different empires of t…
Sumerians
In mesopotamia, they were among the first groups to build a c…
Mandate of Heaven
A legacy of the Zhou Dynasty. It is the concept that dynastic…
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WORLD HISTORY EOC VOCABULARY
primary source
secondary source
scribe
pyramids
an account of an event by someone who took part in or witness…
information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
a writer
a huge triangular tomb built by the Egyptians and other peoples
primary source
an account of an event by someone who took part in or witness…
secondary source
information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
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World History
artifacts
archaeologist
culture
civilization
objects left behind by humans
scientists who study artifacts left behind by humans
a set of beliefs, knowledge and patterns of living that peopl…
complex culture with cities, workers, institutions, records,…
artifacts
objects left behind by humans
archaeologist
scientists who study artifacts left behind by humans
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World History Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Mauryan Empire
Asoka
Religious Toleration
Tamil
The first Empire to unify most of the Indian subcontinent. It…
The grandson of Chandragupta who ruled the Mauryan Empire and…
The acceptance of people who held different religious beliefs.
The language of the Tamil people who live in southern India.…
Mauryan Empire
The first Empire to unify most of the Indian subcontinent. It…
Asoka
The grandson of Chandragupta who ruled the Mauryan Empire and…
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World History Vocabulary Quiz 1
scientific revolution
Heliocentric theory
telescope
cartography
the era of scientific thought in europe during which careful…
the idea that the earth and the other planets revolve around…
an instrument that is used to view distant objects
science or art of making maps
scientific revolution
the era of scientific thought in europe during which careful…
Heliocentric theory
the idea that the earth and the other planets revolve around…
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World History Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Plebeian
Tribune
From the Latin prase meaning 'Public Affairs' this is a syste…
The hereditary aristocracy, or ruling class of ancient Rome w…
This group of ancient Romans made up most of the population,…
These were the officials elected by the plebeians to protect…
Republic
From the Latin prase meaning 'Public Affairs' this is a syste…
Patrician
The hereditary aristocracy, or ruling class of ancient Rome w…
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World History - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
William the Conqueror
Common law
Jury
King John
became Duke of Normandy at age 7 and later King of England in…
a legal system based on custom and court rulings
group of men sworn to speak the truth
son of Henry II, who lost many battles
William the Conqueror
became Duke of Normandy at age 7 and later King of England in…
Common law
a legal system based on custom and court rulings
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World History Vocabulary (World Religions)
Rituals
Worship
Monotheism
Qur'an
It's a procedure for a religion or rite
Giving great honor to a sacred being or object, for example God
The worship of only one God
The sacred text of Islam, divided into 114 chapters, or suras
Rituals
It's a procedure for a religion or rite
Worship
Giving great honor to a sacred being or object, for example God
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World History Unit 8 Vocabulary
Copernicus
Galileo
Kepler
Newton
Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar…
An Italian who provided more evidence for heliocentrism and q…
This astronomer stated that the orbits of planets around the…
This physicist developed the law of universal gravitation and…
Copernicus
Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar…
Galileo
An Italian who provided more evidence for heliocentrism and q…
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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.
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World History 1 General Vocabulary
Neolithic
old stone age
ziggurat
caste
New Stone Age
Paleolithic Age
massive pyramidal stepped tower made of mudbricks. It is asso…
a rigid and hereditary social class
Neolithic
New Stone Age
old stone age
Paleolithic Age
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World History Vocabulary
location
place
region
movement
where is it?
what is it like?
How are places similar and different?
How do people, goods, and ideas move from one place to another?
location
where is it?
place
what is it like?
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World History Chapter 24 Vocabulary
Zollverein
Kulturkampf
Austro-Prussian War
Otto von Bismarck
Created in 1834, a customs union that allowed for the removal…
The struggle for culture; a series of laws designed by the Bi…
a war fought in 1866 between Prussia and Austria lasting seve…
German statesman; he became the leading force behind German u…
Zollverein
Created in 1834, a customs union that allowed for the removal…
Kulturkampf
The struggle for culture; a series of laws designed by the Bi…
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World History Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Prehistory
Hominid
Anthropologist
Paleontologist
Time before written history
Member of the group that includes human beings and earlier hu…
Scientist who studies physical and cultural characteristics o…
Scientist who studies fossil remains
Prehistory
Time before written history
Hominid
Member of the group that includes human beings and earlier hu…
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World History Vocabulary Project - Standard 17
Pearl Harbor
Battle of El-Alamein
Battle of Stalingrad
D-Day
7:50-10:00 AM, December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japa…
An October and November 1942 battle that was the climax of th…
(1942) World War II battle between invading German forces and…
(FDR) , June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50…
Pearl Harbor
7:50-10:00 AM, December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japa…
Battle of El-Alamein
An October and November 1942 battle that was the climax of th…
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World History Chapter 3 vocabulary
conquistador
immunity
Hernan Cortes
Tenochtitlan
Spanish explorers who claimed lands in the Americas for Spain…
natural protection, resistance
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Me…
Capital of the Aztec Empire, Mexico City was constructed on i…
conquistador
Spanish explorers who claimed lands in the Americas for Spain…
immunity
natural protection, resistance
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World History - Vocabulary Final Review
Republic
Monotheism
Christianity
Tyrant
a form of government in which the leader in not a king and ce…
belief in one god
monotheistic religion that emerged during the first-century
rulers who seized power by force and are not subject to the law
Republic
a form of government in which the leader in not a king and ce…
Monotheism
belief in one god
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