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24 terms
History of Western Civilization
Inflation
Heresy
Three Great Heirs of Roman World
Visigoths
--a sustained increase in the general price level of goods an…
--any belief or theory that is strongly at variance with esta…
--the Byzantine, the Islamic, and Western Europe
-western branches of the nomadic tribes of Germanic peoples r…
Inflation
--a sustained increase in the general price level of goods an…
Heresy
--any belief or theory that is strongly at variance with esta…
9 terms
History of Western Civilization 101
Augustus
Islam
Pax Romano
Greek Fire
First emperor of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's grand-neph…
A monotheistic religion that developed in Arabia in 7th centu…
Roman Peace
Byzantine weapon consisting of mixture of chemicals (petroleu…
Augustus
First emperor of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's grand-neph…
Islam
A monotheistic religion that developed in Arabia in 7th centu…
80 terms
History 103 - Western Civilization
Paleolithic Age
Agrarian revolution
Neolithic revolution
City-states
40,000-10,000 BC... hunter-gatherers... cave paintings
invention of agriculture... during Paleolithic Age
10,000 BC... invention of food-producing economy (animals & crop…
State consisting of an independent city and the surrounding t…
Paleolithic Age
40,000-10,000 BC... hunter-gatherers... cave paintings
Agrarian revolution
invention of agriculture... during Paleolithic Age
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History 102 Western Civilization
a form of government in which one body…
Name the ruling family of the country…
Name the most well-known Ottoman Sultan.
Name the ruling family of the country…
Absolutism
Hapsburgs
Sutan Soleiman the magnificent.
Holenzollem
a form of government in which one body…
Absolutism
Name the ruling family of the country…
Hapsburgs
119 terms
Western Civilization History 101
First modern Homo sapiens
NOT a development of the Pal eolithic…
Early Neolithic Era saw?
Civilization- refers to human societie…
first appeared in Africa between 200,00 and 150,000 years ago
regular production of food through agriculture
a slow transition from hunting and gathering, to an agricultu…
have an urban focus and a distinct religious structure.
First modern Homo sapiens
first appeared in Africa between 200,00 and 150,000 years ago
NOT a development of the Pal eolithic…
regular production of food through agriculture
85 terms
History of Western Civilization Vocab
House of Wisdom
Saladin
Seljuks
Concordat of Worms
Abbasid school - translated Greco-Roman texts
Muslim leader who reconquered jerusalem
Muslim invaders, captured jerusalem from byz.
Agreement that settled investiture dispute
House of Wisdom
Abbasid school - translated Greco-Roman texts
Saladin
Muslim leader who reconquered jerusalem
86 terms
History of Western Civilization
Paleolithic
Megalithic
Mesolithic
Neolithic
(Old Stone Age) a long period of human development before the…
Period before neolithic that used large stones to form struct…
Belonging to the period of human culture from about 15,000 ye…
The period of the Stone Age associated with the ancient Agric…
Paleolithic
(Old Stone Age) a long period of human development before the…
Megalithic
Period before neolithic that used large stones to form struct…
28 terms
History of Western Civilization to 1500
Alexander the Great
Arete
Caesar
Cuneiform
King of Macedonia. Son of Phillip II, conquered a large porti…
Virtue
c. 100-45 BC... A roman general who took control over the Republ…
Showed us the language of the past written on clay tablets. A…
Alexander the Great
King of Macedonia. Son of Phillip II, conquered a large porti…
Arete
Virtue
79 terms
History 101: Western Civilization
Paleolithic Period
Sargon
Hieroglyphs
Amenhotep IV
of or pertaining to the period of human culture beginning wit…
the first ruler of the Semitic-speaking Akkadian Empire, know…
pictures of symbols used in the ancient Egyptian writing syst…
Akhenaton; ancient Egyptian pharoah of the 18th Dynasty who r…
Paleolithic Period
of or pertaining to the period of human culture beginning wit…
Sargon
the first ruler of the Semitic-speaking Akkadian Empire, know…
29 terms
History of Western Civilization
Paleolithic Period
Neolithic Period
irrigation
cuneiform
400,000 BCE - 11,000 BCE - early people began making stone to…
11,000 BCE - 4000 BCE - development of agriculture and domest…
system of watering land and draining it to prevent a buildup…
Sumerian form of writing. Wedge shaped strokes of the stylus
Paleolithic Period
400,000 BCE - 11,000 BCE - early people began making stone to…
Neolithic Period
11,000 BCE - 4000 BCE - development of agriculture and domest…
54 terms
History 101- Western Civilization
End of Bronze-Age Order in middle East
Early Records of "Hebrews/ Israelite"…
Israelite Kingdoms (Judah an Samaria)…
Iron-age mass conquest: the brutal Ass…
1300 BC, end of bronze age empire, large regional state that…
Comes from early Egyptian inscription, lived in K'een earlies…
Samaria:(800 BC) Kingdom of Samaria Bigger and richer kingdom…
750-660 BC... The iron-age of mass conquest... Assembled largest ar…
End of Bronze-Age Order in middle East
1300 BC, end of bronze age empire, large regional state that…
Early Records of "Hebrews/ Israelite"…
Comes from early Egyptian inscription, lived in K'een earlies…
193 terms
History 101: Western Civilization
Who were the creators of the Mesopotam…
Mesopotamia lied between what two rive…
How did the Tigris and Euphrates river…
What was the cultural affect of the Ti…
Sumerians
The Tigris and the Euphrates
Overflow of the banks caused a deposit of fertile silt which…
The unpredictableness meant people could only raise crops by…
Who were the creators of the Mesopotam…
Sumerians
Mesopotamia lied between what two rive…
The Tigris and the Euphrates
74 terms
History of the Western Civilization
The Second Industrial Revolution
Steel
Vertical
German Social Democratic Party
Technological advances in Europe, matched by advances in medi…
The first technological innovation of the second industrial r…
One means by which some 19th century companies attempted to d…
Which political party became the model Marxist party in the l…
The Second Industrial Revolution
Technological advances in Europe, matched by advances in medi…
Steel
The first technological innovation of the second industrial r…
45 terms
Western Civilization history test
Aeneas
Romulus
Remus
Tarquin the proud
The story of Aeneas and his Trojan followers was when he conq…
1 of 2 Royal twins left in a basket and then raised first by…
Other of the two twins. He lost a Giants Romulus in the fight…
He was the legendary 7th and final king of Rome. 534 BC-509 B…
Aeneas
The story of Aeneas and his Trojan followers was when he conq…
Romulus
1 of 2 Royal twins left in a basket and then raised first by…
85 terms
History of Western Civilization
Neolithic
Gilgamesh
Akkad
Seed drill
- last stage of the Stone Age... - mostly associated with develo…
- the semi-mythic kind of Uruk known from The Epic of Gilgame…
-Mesopotamian King of Sumer... -1st to build an empire
- sowing device that positions seeds in the soil and covers t…
Neolithic
- last stage of the Stone Age... - mostly associated with develo…
Gilgamesh
- the semi-mythic kind of Uruk known from The Epic of Gilgame…
8 terms
History of Western Civilization
God or goddesses:
Story of how the world and people came…
The belief in one all-powerful God
Holy messengers who reveal the command…
deity
myths
Monotheistic
prophets
God or goddesses:
deity
Story of how the world and people came…
myths
29 terms
History of Western Civilization
Constantine
Treaty of Verdun
Visigoths
Clovis
4th century (306-337) a roman emperor of the Byzantine empire…
9th century (843) created by Louis the Pious first of the tre…
5th to 7th centuries (400-600) A Germanic tribe that became c…
5-6 centrists (466-511) was the first king of the Franks to u…
Constantine
4th century (306-337) a roman emperor of the Byzantine empire…
Treaty of Verdun
9th century (843) created by Louis the Pious first of the tre…
45 terms
Music History of Western Civilizations
Music
Accent
Meter
Tempo
The art of sound in time.
The stressing of a note. Helps to identify Meter.
A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, re…
The speed of music.
Music
The art of sound in time.
Accent
The stressing of a note. Helps to identify Meter.
26 terms
Western Civilizations Mystery of History
What house did Henry VII start by blen…
With the fall of Constantinople and Iv…
Who was the first Portuguese to sail a…
What was the meaning of what was engra…
The House of Tudor
Rome
Bartolomeu Dias
The Age Returns
What house did Henry VII start by blen…
The House of Tudor
With the fall of Constantinople and Iv…
Rome
211 terms
History of Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Primary Source
Secondary Source
Peasant Revolt
the civilization of Europe and those parts of the world influ…
An original document containing the observations, ideas, and…
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
~Peasants were excited that Luther promised Christian freedom…
Western Civilization
the civilization of Europe and those parts of the world influ…
Primary Source
An original document containing the observations, ideas, and…
75 terms
Western Civilization
Donatello
Michelangelo
Leonardo da Vinci
Raphael
Bronze statue of David
Ceiling of Sistine Chapel... Statue of David... Dome of St. Peter's…
Mona Lisa... Last Supper... Inventor... Renaissance Man
School of Athens
Donatello
Bronze statue of David
Michelangelo
Ceiling of Sistine Chapel... Statue of David... Dome of St. Peter's…
16 terms
History of Western Civilization
Alexandria
Akhenaten
Cuneiform
Zoroastrianism
Egyptian city-state... Importance:... became center of production... l…
pharaoh (1367-135)... created a new name (Amenhotep to _________…
a Sumerian writing system... means "wedge" ... made on clay by reed…
religion in the 17th century... founded by Persian Zoroaster... wor…
Alexandria
Egyptian city-state... Importance:... became center of production... l…
Akhenaten
pharaoh (1367-135)... created a new name (Amenhotep to _________…
63 terms
History 101 Western Civilization
Homer
Solon
Pericles
Alexander The Great
Author of iliad and the Odyssey (epic poems)
Solon was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet. He is re…
Ancient Greek statesman Pericles, leader of Athens from 460-4…
Alexander the Great served as king of Macedonia from 336 to 3…
Homer
Author of iliad and the Odyssey (epic poems)
Solon
Solon was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet. He is re…
115 terms
History of Western Civilizations - Midterm
Old Stone Age; 2 million B.C.E - 11,00…
Land between Tigris and Euphrates rivers
"Great Household"
Kingdom of the 10 northern Hebrew tribes
Paleolithic
Mesopotamia
Pharaoh
Israel
Old Stone Age; 2 million B.C.E - 11,00…
Paleolithic
Land between Tigris and Euphrates rivers
Mesopotamia
31 terms
US history (Western Civilization)
30 million
connects people
utah
10,000
in 1865, how many buffalo roamed the Great Plains
why was the railroad system important to westwar expansion?
where do the two end of the railroad meet?(which state?)
how many Chinese laborers were brought to the US to dig throu…
30 million
in 1865, how many buffalo roamed the Great Plains
connects people
why was the railroad system important to westwar expansion?
21 terms
History of Western Civilization
Magna Carta
Council of Nicaea
The Rule of St. Benedict
The 5 Pillars of Islam
A charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King…
(325 CE) A council called by Constantine to agree upon correc…
(530) Document written by St. Benedict of Nursia for Benedict…
1. Belief in Allah and Muhammad as his prophet. 2. Standard p…
Magna Carta
A charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King…
Council of Nicaea
(325 CE) A council called by Constantine to agree upon correc…
Western Civilization: History
Roots of World War II
Act that grants Hitler power in 1933
Period after the enabling act
Political piece of forceable coordinat…
War Guilt Clause and Reperations
Enabling Act
Forceable coordination
Forcibly coordinates those not with the program of the nazi p…
Roots of World War II
War Guilt Clause and Reperations
Act that grants Hitler power in 1933
Enabling Act
125 terms
History Western Civilization
Francis Bacon was very concerned that
Johannes Kepler believed that ________…
Renaissance intellectuals often needed…
_________ made the first challenge to…
deferring to ancient and accepted knowledge could block innov…
Mathematics
Archimedes
Nicholas Copernicus
Francis Bacon was very concerned that
deferring to ancient and accepted knowledge could block innov…
Johannes Kepler believed that ________…
Mathematics
28 terms
History- western civilization
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
anthropology
Neolithic Revolution
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
A region in the Middle East where farming and the first civil…
It is the study of all aspects of humans including: biologica…
the shift from hunting animals and gathering plants for suste…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
A region in the Middle East where farming and the first civil…
11 terms
History western civilization
City-state
Sargon
Gilgamesh
Sumerians
Land in surounding area
policy of expansion
Epic poem
People from Central Asia
City-state
Land in surounding area
Sargon
policy of expansion
33 terms
History- western civilization 2
Tetrarchy
Heresy
Wergeld
Celibacy
("rule of four"). Period of Late Antique history (293-313 CE)…
(n.) an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of…
'man money,' the amount of money payed in compensation for wr…
Abstinence from sex
Tetrarchy
("rule of four"). Period of Late Antique history (293-313 CE)…
Heresy
(n.) an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of…
28 terms
history of western civilization
english civil war
secularization
witchcraft
thirty year's war
War in which the English Parliament (roundheads) and Oliver C…
the process by which religious beliefs, practices, and instit…
effect of Counter-Reformation, people believed witches were w…
(1618-48) the last great religious war fought in Europe broug…
english civil war
War in which the English Parliament (roundheads) and Oliver C…
secularization
the process by which religious beliefs, practices, and instit…
23 terms
History 11 western civilization
Fixed location, contemplation of the d…
The two developments that come from su…
Egyptian civilization was unified by
Egypt is divided into three kingdoms
The 4 elements that make up a civilization
Job differentiation and survival of catastrophe
Menes/ Narmer
Old, Middle, New
Fixed location, contemplation of the d…
The 4 elements that make up a civilization
The two developments that come from su…
Job differentiation and survival of catastrophe
12 terms
History Of Western Civilization
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
The Middle ages
The Crusades
(1) Gave us democracy
(2) Gave us republic and House of Representatives
(3) Charlemagne started a land distribution system called feu…
(4) Series wars between Christians European knights and Musli…
Ancient Greece
(1) Gave us democracy
Ancient Rome
(2) Gave us republic and House of Representatives
20 terms
history 103 western civilization
late bronze age
Amarna Letters
Hittites
Minoans
1500-1100 b.c.e most desired commodity was bronze(copper&tin)…
late bronze age... correspondence between pharoah and other rule…
>indo-European ... >Kingdom called Haiti... >Battle of Kadesh... >"lan…
minoan crete... linear A writing... >late bronze age... >palace center…
late bronze age
1500-1100 b.c.e most desired commodity was bronze(copper&tin)…
Amarna Letters
late bronze age... correspondence between pharoah and other rule…
233 terms
History of Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Primary Source
Secondary Source
Peasant Revolt
the civilization of Europe and those parts of the world influ…
An original document containing the observations, ideas, and…
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
~Peasants were excited that Luther promised Christian freedom…
Western Civilization
the civilization of Europe and those parts of the world influ…
Primary Source
An original document containing the observations, ideas, and…
38 terms
History of Western Civilization
Nicolas Copernicas
Johannes Kepler
Galileo Galilei
Frances Bacon
Polish astronomer and author of De Revolutionibus, proposing…
Mathematician and astronomer who proposed that planets made e…
Italian physicist and astronomer who ran afoul the Catholic I…
English philosopher who developed the idea of the scientific…
Nicolas Copernicas
Polish astronomer and author of De Revolutionibus, proposing…
Johannes Kepler
Mathematician and astronomer who proposed that planets made e…
55 terms
History 101- Western Civilization
End of Bronze-Age Order in middle East
Early Records of "Hebrews/ Israelite"…
Israelite Kingdoms (Judah an Samaria)…
Iron-age mass conquest: the brutal Ass…
1300 BC, end of bronze age empire, large regional state that…
Comes from early Egyptian inscription, lived in K'een earlies…
Samaria:(800 BC) Kingdom of Samaria Bigger and richer kingdom…
750-660 BC... The iron-age of mass conquest... Assembled largest ar…
End of Bronze-Age Order in middle East
1300 BC, end of bronze age empire, large regional state that…
Early Records of "Hebrews/ Israelite"…
Comes from early Egyptian inscription, lived in K'een earlies…
54 terms
History - Western Civilization
Hammurabi, King of Babylon
Conquests if Alexander the Great
Roman republic established
Caesar appointed dictator
1792 B.C.E.-1750 B.C.E.
336 B.C.E.-323 B.C.E.
509 B.C.E.
44 B.C.E.
Hammurabi, King of Babylon
1792 B.C.E.-1750 B.C.E.
Conquests if Alexander the Great
336 B.C.E.-323 B.C.E.
18 terms
Western Civilization History Exam
Margin Buying
Mein Kampf
Existentialism
Friedrich Nietzsche
Purchasing an asset by making a down payment (the margin) and…
The autobiography of Adolf Hitler, setting forth his politica…
A philosophy that an individual must assume ultimate responsi…
Developed the concept of the Superman, or "Overman", a superi…
Margin Buying
Purchasing an asset by making a down payment (the margin) and…
Mein Kampf
The autobiography of Adolf Hitler, setting forth his politica…
13 terms
History Western civilization
a resource often land that was given t…
after Honorius moved the seat of his g…
a vassal commending himself to a lord…
according to the bible, Jesus granted…
...
ravenna
Homage and fealty
to know god
a resource often land that was given t…
...
after Honorius moved the seat of his g…
ravenna
29 terms
History of Western Civilization 14
Age of Expansion
Marco Polo
Astrolabe
Prince Henry the Navigator
...
...
...
...
Age of Expansion
...
Marco Polo
...
88 terms
History Western Civilizations
Enlightenment
Denis Diderot
Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations
John Locke's "Tabula Rasa"
a. French revolution in 1789... b. New change and Idea = Enlight…
(philosopher + encyclopediast)... a. Editor contributor encyclop…
Book "wealth of nations" 1776... 1. It talks about what nations…
a. Everyone is completely free - do not even expect and owe s…
Enlightenment
a. French revolution in 1789... b. New change and Idea = Enlight…
Denis Diderot
(philosopher + encyclopediast)... a. Editor contributor encyclop…
74 terms
History of the Western Civilization
The Second Industrial Revolution
Steel
Vertical
German Social Democratic Party
Technological advances in Europe, matched by advances in medi…
The first technological innovation of the second industrial r…
One means by which some 19th century companies attempted to d…
Which political party became the model Marxist party in the l…
The Second Industrial Revolution
Technological advances in Europe, matched by advances in medi…
Steel
The first technological innovation of the second industrial r…
9 terms
The History of Western Civilization
Ancient Greece
Roman Empire
Middle Ages
Renaissance
Ancient Greece created democracy
The Roman Empire gave us the idea of a republic
Feudalism started in the Middle Ages
The Declaration of Independence of signed during the Renaissa…
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece created democracy
Roman Empire
The Roman Empire gave us the idea of a republic
10 terms
History Of western Civilization
Put Ancient Greece, Cold War, European…
Ancient Greece
Roman Empire
Middle Ages
Ancient Greece... Roman Empire... Middle Ages... Renaissance... Industria…
Democracy
republic
Feudalism
Put Ancient Greece, Cold War, European…
Ancient Greece... Roman Empire... Middle Ages... Renaissance... Industria…
Ancient Greece
Democracy
22 terms
History of Western Civilization Midterm
Hannibal
Quran
Alaric
Punic Wars
He was a Carthaginian commander in the Second Punic War. He h…
It's a holy scripture for Muslims that have Muhammad (PBUH)'s…
Alaric was a young leader of the Goths who had led his army t…
These wars were a series of three wars that in total lasted o…
Hannibal
He was a Carthaginian commander in the Second Punic War. He h…
Quran
It's a holy scripture for Muslims that have Muhammad (PBUH)'s…
31 terms
Western Civilization Test, History
The Aeneid
Etruscan
Dictator
rhetoric
The legendary tale of the founding of Rome
What ancient civilization did Rome have to overthrow before c…
In emergencies the consul resigns and a _______ is appointed…
Art of persuasive speaking that was taught in roman schools.
The Aeneid
The legendary tale of the founding of Rome
Etruscan
What ancient civilization did Rome have to overthrow before c…
44 terms
History Midterm Western Civilization
abbasid caliphate
al-andulas
alexander the great
anglo saxon
third of the Islamic Caliphates of the Islamic Empire. The ru…
Muslim Kingdom
Between 334 and 323 B.C.E. he conquered the Persian Empire, r…
People who were originally from Germany, but around this time…
abbasid caliphate
third of the Islamic Caliphates of the Islamic Empire. The ru…
al-andulas
Muslim Kingdom
134 terms
History of Western Civilization Midterm
How should we relate to the law as Chr…
Torah
Yom Kippur
Patriarchs
Ethical, Civil, Sacrificial
the first 5 books of the Bible
the holiest day of the year in Judaism
the male head of the family/tribe
How should we relate to the law as Chr…
Ethical, Civil, Sacrificial
Torah
the first 5 books of the Bible
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