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Western Civilization - Social Studies Quiz
King David
Abraham
Personal Responsibility
Individual Worth
Little boy struck down Goliath with five smooth stones. Secon…
God chose him to lead the people out of Mesopotamia for Canaa…
Taking responsibility for your own actions.
Value all people/individuals - each has value
King David
Little boy struck down Goliath with five smooth stones. Secon…
Abraham
God chose him to lead the people out of Mesopotamia for Canaa…
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Social Studies Roots of Western Civilization
Israelite's/Hebrew's
Abraham
Moses
Canaan
People chosen by God; Hebrews became Israelite's - founders o…
Chosen by God to lead Hebrews out of Mesopotamia his descenda…
Chosen by God to lead Israelite's out of slavery in Egypt = E…
Historical name of the homeland of the Israelite's (modern da…
Israelite's/Hebrew's
People chosen by God; Hebrews became Israelite's - founders o…
Abraham
Chosen by God to lead Hebrews out of Mesopotamia his descenda…
Social Studies- History of Western Civilization
Ancient Greece
Roman Empire
Middle Ages
Rennaissance
Invented Democracy
Invented Republic
Crusades
Reformation of the catholic church
Ancient Greece
Invented Democracy
Roman Empire
Invented Republic
Western Civilization: Origins & Beginnings of the West
Civilization
The West
Globalization
Individualism
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
Any nation that can be politically, culturally, and economica…
A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
A belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue o…
Civilization
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
The West
Any nation that can be politically, culturally, and economica…
Social Studies - West African civilizations
rifts
sub-Saharan Africa
Sahel
savannah
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust
Africa south of the Shara
Strip of land that divides the desert from wetter areas
Open grassland with scattered trees
rifts
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust
sub-Saharan Africa
Africa south of the Shara
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West- Social Studies African Civilizations
Africa
Sahara
Rainforest
Savanna
The world's second largest continent.
World's largest desert.
Geographic Zone- takes up 10% of Africa's land, it has heavy…
Geographic Zone- 40% of Africa, high temperatures and uneven…
Africa
The world's second largest continent.
Sahara
World's largest desert.
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SOCIAL STUDIES:6: AFRICAN CIVILIZATION:West African Civilization
Around 1200 A.D., a shift in the trade…
The __________ River was a major aid t…
The empire of __________ became powerf…
The empires of Ghana and Mali were on…
Mali
Niger
Ghana
Sahara Desert
Around 1200 A.D., a shift in the trade…
Mali
The __________ River was a major aid t…
Niger
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Social Studies Highlights of Western Civilization Test
Alcuin
Charlemagne "the Great"
Islam
Treaty of Verdun
Was an English scholar, poet, and teacher from York.
Was King of the Franks. United most of Western Europe.
A religion which spread from India to Spain.
A treaty which divided the Carolingian Empire into three king…
Alcuin
Was an English scholar, poet, and teacher from York.
Charlemagne "the Great"
Was King of the Franks. United most of Western Europe.
West Civ Fathers of Western Civilization
Church Fathers who defended the Faith…
What group of Church Fathers were the…
Who intervened authoritatively in the…
Who wrote several letters while on his…
Apologists
Apostolic Fathers
Saint Clement of Rome
Saint Ignatius of Antioch
Church Fathers who defended the Faith…
Apologists
What group of Church Fathers were the…
Apostolic Fathers
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social studies- vocal western civilization honors
Fresco
Illian & Odyssey
Homer
Acropolis
a wall painting that is used to decorate Knossos's palace tha…
poems that first helped people learn about the Trojan War. Th…
a blind Greek poet. After the fall of troy, he would write po…
a hilltop fortress where people went there to defend the poli…
Fresco
a wall painting that is used to decorate Knossos's palace tha…
Illian & Odyssey
poems that first helped people learn about the Trojan War. Th…
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Western Civilization: Origins & Beginnings of the West
Civilization
The West
Globalization
Individualism
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
Any nation that can be politically, culturally, and economica…
A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
A belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue o…
Civilization
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
The West
Any nation that can be politically, culturally, and economica…
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WEST E Social Studies
Political Theory
Machiavelli
John Locke
Social Contract
• Legitimacy: recognition of a government's authority ... • Sove…
wrote The Prince... - how government's purpose should be fulfill…
- Enlightenment thinker... - Influenced American and French Revo…
if a government loses consent from the people, then revolutio…
Political Theory
• Legitimacy: recognition of a government's authority ... • Sove…
Machiavelli
wrote The Prince... - how government's purpose should be fulfill…
The West - Social Studies Final
reservation
Great Plains
Westward Expansion
Indian Policies
By 1860's Indians were forced onto separate territories speci…
A vast grassland that extends through the central portion Nor…
(1850-1890) A movement westward for jobs, land, hope, the gol…
Due to efforts to assimilate Native Americans, including the…
reservation
By 1860's Indians were forced onto separate territories speci…
Great Plains
A vast grassland that extends through the central portion Nor…
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Western Civilization Final Study Guide
Militarism
Nationalism
Imperialism
"Powder Keg" Of Europe
The glorification of a country's military letting it grow lar…
Pride in ones country
Conquering another country that is weaker, used for their nat…
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Militarism
The glorification of a country's military letting it grow lar…
Nationalism
Pride in ones country
Time4learning-Ms-Social-Studies-Traditional-West-African-Civilization
Ghana,Mali
Niger River
Savannas
Soninkes
Kingdoms in West Africa that used gold for wealth and trading…
a long river in West Africa that had gold and salt in it duri…
grassy areas where wild animals live such as lions. It also c…
one of the first people to live in Ghana
Ghana,Mali
Kingdoms in West Africa that used gold for wealth and trading…
Niger River
a long river in West Africa that had gold and salt in it duri…
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Social Studies- Western Europe
Iceland
Norway
Sweden
Finland
Reykjavik
Oslo
Stockholm
Helsinki
Iceland
Reykjavik
Norway
Oslo
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Social Studies - Western Europe
terrain
dispute (verb)
dispute (noun)
diplomat
An area of land; especially in regard to its surface features…
to question the truth of something; to disagree or argue abou…
a serious argument
a person appointed by a national government to conduct offici…
terrain
An area of land; especially in regard to its surface features…
dispute (verb)
to question the truth of something; to disagree or argue abou…
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Western Civilization Study Guide
Emperor
Samurai
Peasant
Shogun
A ruler of great power, ruling an empire
One of the professional warriors who served Japanes feudal lo…
Lowest level of society, lived on the country side
In feudal Japan, a supreme military commander who ruled in th…
Emperor
A ruler of great power, ruling an empire
Samurai
One of the professional warriors who served Japanes feudal lo…
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Social Studies: The Southwest and the West
Adapt
Staple
Surplus
Adobe
To adjust.
Something that is always needed and used.
An extra amount.
Sun dried bricks made of clay and straw.
Adapt
To adjust.
Staple
Something that is always needed and used.
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Western Civilization Test Study
Who is the son of Darius?
What was the first stage of Democracy?
Where did Democracy originate?
Who in the Greek world had the stronge…
Xerxes
Monarchy
Athens
The Spartans
Who is the son of Darius?
Xerxes
What was the first stage of Democracy?
Monarchy
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Social Studies: West
Continental Divide
Mt. McKinley
Death Valley
Volcano
What is a an imaginary (pretend) line that runs NORTH and SOU…
What is the HIGHEST and COLDEST point in Alaska?
What is the LOWEST, driest and hottest point in California?
A mountain formed after erupted lava cools and gets hard on t…
Continental Divide
What is a an imaginary (pretend) line that runs NORTH and SOU…
Mt. McKinley
What is the HIGHEST and COLDEST point in Alaska?
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Social Studies: Western United States - leadville, Colorado: The West's Richest Silver Mining Town
Leadville
Gold
Silver
1893
found in the Rocky Mountains at 10,200 .
the original reason miners came to the area around Leadville
easier to separate from the sand and caused the town to prosper
the year the silver boom ended
Leadville
found in the Rocky Mountains at 10,200 .
Gold
the original reason miners came to the area around Leadville
TEXES EC-6 Core Social Studies (TX) *Civilizations of the Western Hemisphere*
Tikal was the capital of what empire?
Mayan empire lasted from ________ to _…
Mayan cities were located where?
City-state
Mayan
300-1450
Throughout Mexico and Central America
Each city has its own government
Tikal was the capital of what empire?
Mayan
Mayan empire lasted from ________ to _…
300-1450
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Social Studies - western expansion
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
James Maddison
George Mason
1. Was elected first president.... 2. Provided strong leadership…
1. Wrote STATUET OF RELEGIOUS FREEDOM.... 2. Wrote DECLARATION O…
1. He kept detailed notes.... 2. He was good at compromise.... FATH…
1. Wrote VIRGINIA DECLORATION OF INDEPENDENCE
George Washington
1. Was elected first president.... 2. Provided strong leadership…
Thomas Jefferson
1. Wrote STATUET OF RELEGIOUS FREEDOM.... 2. Wrote DECLARATION O…
Western Civilization Study Guide
Ptolemaic Theory
Copernicus
Kepler
Galileo
-Geocentric (earth-centered) conception, the universe was see…
-Nicolaus Copernicus studied mathematics and astronomy, who h…
-Kepler's derived laws of the planetary motion that confirmed…
-Galileo was the first European to make systematic observatio…
Ptolemaic Theory
-Geocentric (earth-centered) conception, the universe was see…
Copernicus
-Nicolaus Copernicus studied mathematics and astronomy, who h…
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Western civilization study guide
Democary
Obligatory
Dictatorship
Republic
Government in which the people hold the ruling power
Government in which ruling power belongs to a few people
Ruler who has complete control over a government
System of government in which officials are chosen by people
Democary
Government in which the people hold the ruling power
Obligatory
Government in which ruling power belongs to a few people
Western civilization study guide
Nicolaus Copernicus
Tyco Brahe
Galileo galilei
Principia
1473-1543, theory that the sun might be the center of the uni…
1546-1601, astronomer who ceased copernicus' work and collect…
1564-1642, Italian man. Starts to make telescope because of "…
1687, book on the work of Copernicus, Kepler and Galileo
Nicolaus Copernicus
1473-1543, theory that the sun might be the center of the uni…
Tyco Brahe
1546-1601, astronomer who ceased copernicus' work and collect…
Western Civilization Study Guide
Parliament
Divine Right
Huguenots
Henry VI
Representation of the British government
way that Kings could rule absolutely because "God chose them"
French Protestants
Huguenot... Won War of the 3 Henris... began Bourbon Dynasty... return…
Parliament
Representation of the British government
Divine Right
way that Kings could rule absolutely because "God chose them"
western civilization study guide
Jericho
ziggurat
Enheduanna
Code of Hammurabi
A NEOLITHIC Farming Village;... about 2,000 residents;... circular…
"step- pyramid"; ... temple in Uruk, the first city;... Neolithic e…
the Bride of Nanna, which is the moon god of Ur;... daughter of…
"the king who made the four corners of the earth obedient";... w…
Jericho
A NEOLITHIC Farming Village;... about 2,000 residents;... circular…
ziggurat
"step- pyramid"; ... temple in Uruk, the first city;... Neolithic e…
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Western Civilization Study Guide
Paleolithic Age-Old Stone
Neolithic Age-New Stone
Bronze Age
Civilization
1,000,000 to 10,000 BCE
10,000 to 3100 BCE
3100 to 1200 BCE
Urbanization, Long-Distance Trade, Symbolic Communication, Te…
Paleolithic Age-Old Stone
1,000,000 to 10,000 BCE
Neolithic Age-New Stone
10,000 to 3100 BCE
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Western Civilization Study Guide
Aqueduct
Prehistoric
Pharaoh
Civilization
Bridgelike structures that carry water
Time before written records were kept
Egyptian ruler's title
Complex culture that can produce a surplus of food, establish…
Aqueduct
Bridgelike structures that carry water
Prehistoric
Time before written records were kept
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Western Civilization Study Guide
Homer
Pericles
Alexander the Great
Octavian
ancient Greek poet who wrote 2 epic poems about the Trojan Wa…
Greek statesman from 460 B.C to 429 B.C., democracy and cultu…
took the throne at age 20 and ruled for 12 years, his conques…
powerful Roman general who restored order to Rome; he took th…
Homer
ancient Greek poet who wrote 2 epic poems about the Trojan Wa…
Pericles
Greek statesman from 460 B.C to 429 B.C., democracy and cultu…
Social Studies Moving West
Transcontinental Railroad
Manifest Destiny
Genocide
Government Subsidies
stretches from one side of the continent to the other
belief that the United States would spread from both sides of…
killing off an entire race
when the government gives a company money
Transcontinental Railroad
stretches from one side of the continent to the other
Manifest Destiny
belief that the United States would spread from both sides of…
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Western Civilization Study Guide
Leonidas
demopolis
theles
anatagorist
meets w athens to see if they are going to fight w/ them
was a thinking person
believed that everything was water but just in a different sh…
believed that everything is fire and if it isn't on fire then…
Leonidas
meets w athens to see if they are going to fight w/ them
demopolis
was a thinking person
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Western Civilization Study Guide
Patricians
Plebeians
Populares
Praetorian Guard
great landowners who became the ruling class in the Roman Rep…
the class of Roman citizens that included nonpatrician landow…
"favoring people" Aristocratic leaders in the late Roman Repu…
the military unit that served as the personal bodyguard of th…
Patricians
great landowners who became the ruling class in the Roman Rep…
Plebeians
the class of Roman citizens that included nonpatrician landow…
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Social Studies West-E
Political Science
History
Sociology
Anthropology
Compare and contrasting different governments, political theo…
how historical events have shaped political though and process
The effects of various stages of social development on the gr…
The effects of government process on the culture of an indivi…
Political Science
Compare and contrasting different governments, political theo…
History
how historical events have shaped political though and process
Western Civilization final study
Renaissance
Leonardo da Vinci
Michelangelo
Florence
a period of European history, lasting from about 1300 to 1600…
Was a painter, sculptor, inventor, and scientist. ... A true "Re…
Like Leonardo, Michelangelo was a Renaissance man. ... He excell…
City in Italy. Birth place of the Renaissance.
Renaissance
a period of European history, lasting from about 1300 to 1600…
Leonardo da Vinci
Was a painter, sculptor, inventor, and scientist. ... A true "Re…
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WEST-E Social Studies
democratic
monarchial
theocratic
oligarchic
001... power is vested in the people, who rule either directly o…
001... sole or absolute ruler, such as king/queen that reigns ov…
001... in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civi…
001... run by a small number of people such as wealthy landowner…
democratic
001... power is vested in the people, who rule either directly o…
monarchial
001... sole or absolute ruler, such as king/queen that reigns ov…
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Social Studies West-E
Political Science
History
Sociology
Anthropology
Compare and contrasting different governments, political theo…
how historical events have shaped political though and process
The effects of various stages of social development on the gr…
The effects of government process on the culture of an indivi…
Political Science
Compare and contrasting different governments, political theo…
History
how historical events have shaped political though and process
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Western Civilization study guide
Scientific Revolution
Enlightenment
Autocracy
Constitutional Monarchy
The scientific revolution was the emergence of modern science…
a European intellectual movement of the late 17th and 18th ce…
a system of government by one person with absolute power.
a form of government in which a king or queen acts as Head of…
Scientific Revolution
The scientific revolution was the emergence of modern science…
Enlightenment
a European intellectual movement of the late 17th and 18th ce…
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Social Studies West Vocabulary
Travois
Teepees
Jerky
Vigilante
Sled used by Plains people and pulled by a dog or horse
Tent made by stretching animal skins on tall poles
Dried meat
Self appointed law enforcer who deals out punishment without…
Travois
Sled used by Plains people and pulled by a dog or horse
Teepees
Tent made by stretching animal skins on tall poles
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western civilization study 1
history
prehistory
historical eras
ancient
record of human kind base on all surviving evidence, letters,…
before records written
a period of time marked by distinctive characters, events
belonging to the very distant past and no longer exist
history
record of human kind base on all surviving evidence, letters,…
prehistory
before records written
Social Studies West
Scarcity
Sod House
Iron Plow
Mechanical Reaper
insufficiency or shortness of supply
House built of soil held together by grass roots
plow is a tool or farm implement used in farming for initial…
mechanical reaper or reaping machine is a mechanical, semi-au…
Scarcity
insufficiency or shortness of supply
Sod House
House built of soil held together by grass roots
Social Studies West Africa
Matrilineal
geneolgy
porter
textile
based on a women's family line.
an account of the line of ancestry within a family
a person who is hired to carry loads for travelers
a woven cloth
Matrilineal
based on a women's family line.
geneolgy
an account of the line of ancestry within a family
The West~ social studies
Reasons why people move to the west
The importance of the transcontinental…
The union pacific
The central Pacific
For land, gold, and adventure
Expanding the trade nationwide
- Started in Omaha, Nebraska and built westward ... - laid first…
- Started in Sacramento, California ... - started work in 1863... -…
Reasons why people move to the west
For land, gold, and adventure
The importance of the transcontinental…
Expanding the trade nationwide
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Social Studies: Moving West
Toll
Cargo
Canal
Immigrants
The amount of money a person must pay to use a road or bridge.
Goods carried on a ship, plane or vehicle.
A waterway made by people, not nature.
A person who moves to a new country to live.
Toll
The amount of money a person must pay to use a road or bridge.
Cargo
Goods carried on a ship, plane or vehicle.
35 terms
Social Studies The West
Comstock Lode
Frontier
Boomtowns
Cattle kingdom
Name given to 1859 gold and silver discovery in western Nevada
An area that is undeveloped
Towns that service new minds and emptied when there mines clo…
The name given to the Great Plains do I know years when they…
Comstock Lode
Name given to 1859 gold and silver discovery in western Nevada
Frontier
An area that is undeveloped
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Social Studies Expanding West and Overseas
Pioneer
Manifest Destiny
Transcontinental railroad
Gold Rush
An early explorer or settler
A belief shared by many Americans in the mid-1800s that the U…
Railroad connecting the west and east coasts of the continent…
a period from1848 to 1856 when thousands of people came to Ca…
Pioneer
An early explorer or settler
Manifest Destiny
A belief shared by many Americans in the mid-1800s that the U…
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Social Studies 8- the West
Great Plains
Reservation
Cattle Drive (Long Drive)
Cowboy
Grassland prairie region of North America
An Indian reservation is a legal designation for an area of l…
A cattle drive is the process of moving a herd of cattle from…
a man (or woman), typically one on horseback, who herds and t…
Great Plains
Grassland prairie region of North America
Reservation
An Indian reservation is a legal designation for an area of l…
Western Civilization Test Study guide
Poland
Estonia
Latvia
Ukraine
Warsaw
Tallin
Riga
Kiev
Poland
Warsaw
Estonia
Tallin
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