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World Cultures
Cuchulaihn Muirthemhe
Danann
Ogmios
Fomor
main character, better the whole not the individual
goddess; Tuatha de (people of) Danann were the gods
strongest god ability to tell stories
opposed Tuatha de Danann; force of dark
Cuchulaihn Muirthemhe
main character, better the whole not the individual
Danann
goddess; Tuatha de (people of) Danann were the gods
world cultures
Azerbaijan
Moldova
Armenia
Uzbekistan
Baku
chisinau
yerevan
Tashkent
Azerbaijan
Baku
Moldova
chisinau
11 terms
world cultures
diffusion
family
holy day for Muslims
oslo accord
movement of culture
you get your culture from them
Friday
plo accepted Israel and got land from them
diffusion
movement of culture
family
you get your culture from them
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World Cultures
Society
Institution
Culture
Multicultural Society
A group of people that live and work together... ( Dripping Spri…
Things societies need to be successful (Examples: government,…
A way of life for a group of people. (Example: Americans depe…
A community of people who have different ways of life. (Examp…
Society
A group of people that live and work together... ( Dripping Spri…
Institution
Things societies need to be successful (Examples: government,…
12 terms
World cultures
Movement
Human interaction with environment
Social organization
Customs traditions
People,goods, and ideas (technological advances)
Where people live, they change the world around them
Social structures in smaller units or social classes
Rules of behavior in q specific culture
Movement
People,goods, and ideas (technological advances)
Human interaction with environment
Where people live, they change the world around them
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World cultures
Mau-Mau
Jomo Kenyatta
-Danial Arap Moi
-Congo
A molisia that used guerilla warfare
becomes the first modern leader of kenya
Very corrupt
a colonized region that was run harshly by the belgians
Mau-Mau
A molisia that used guerilla warfare
Jomo Kenyatta
becomes the first modern leader of kenya
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World Cultures Chapter 1 - 5 Themes
Physical Characteristics of Place
Absolute Location
Movement
Formal Region
Physical Characteristics of Place
Absolute Location
8 terms
World Cultures
Elements of Culture
Subcultures/Cultural Layers
Power Distance Index
Uncertainty avoidance index
Language, medical cures, religion, parenting, food, folk art,…
National, regional, gender, generation, social class, corporate
Measures the degree of inequality that exists in a society... Or…
How a culture excepts change ... Or ... Measures the extent to whic…
Elements of Culture
Language, medical cures, religion, parenting, food, folk art,…
Subcultures/Cultural Layers
National, regional, gender, generation, social class, corporate
25 terms
World Cultures
Physical Geography
Nile River Valley
Reservoir
Hydroelectric Power
Second largest continent in the world in both area and popula…
The first major civilization within the continent of Africa
Place to store water for later use
Energy created from a water source such as the Nile
Physical Geography
Second largest continent in the world in both area and popula…
Nile River Valley
The first major civilization within the continent of Africa
21 terms
World cultures
Culture
Cultural components
Behaviors
Rituals
The mix of values, believes, behaviors, and material objects…
Attributes that very from culture to culture including real r…
A person's actions or conduct.
Behaviors done according to religious laws or customs.
Culture
The mix of values, believes, behaviors, and material objects…
Cultural components
Attributes that very from culture to culture including real r…
16 terms
World cultures
Knossos
Stoicism
Homer
Aristarchus of Samos
Central city of Minoan civilization
Taught by zeno
Wrote Iliad and odyssey
Astronomer
Knossos
Central city of Minoan civilization
Stoicism
Taught by zeno
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world cultures
race
culture
social construct
ethnicity
system for classifying people based on various similarities a…
all learned thought and behavior
idea or consept people have built or organized there thoughts…
group based on shared culture and decent
race
system for classifying people based on various similarities a…
culture
all learned thought and behavior
25 terms
World cultures
Dynasties
Shang dynasty
Zhou dynasty
Mandate of Heaven ... (Dynastic cycle)
-Shang -Several... -Zhou -Zebras... -Qin -Quickly... -Han -Had... -Tang -…
-First proven dynasty... -Literacy gaps... -Ancestors/religion= anc…
-mandate of heaven... -Confucianism ... -Daoism
Permission from heavens for dynasties to rule. Heavens indica…
Dynasties
-Shang -Several... -Zhou -Zebras... -Qin -Quickly... -Han -Had... -Tang -…
Shang dynasty
-First proven dynasty... -Literacy gaps... -Ancestors/religion= anc…
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World Cultures
Core
Mantle
Magma
Crust
The center of the earth
Surrounds the core
Melted rock from earth's crust
Earth's upper layer
Core
The center of the earth
Mantle
Surrounds the core
8 terms
World Cultures
Empire
prophet
philistine
proverb
a group of people under a ruler
someone who was told by God to share his word
a group of people from canaan
wise saying
Empire
a group of people under a ruler
prophet
someone who was told by God to share his word
25 terms
World Cultures
Anthropology
Sociology
Psychology
History
Past and present origins and evolution, culture and physical…
Study man in groups
Studied the individual cognition (learning) and emotional life
(past) Studies the past using the written word
Anthropology
Past and present origins and evolution, culture and physical…
Sociology
Study man in groups
World Cultures
Climate
Equator
Geography
Latitude
pattern of weather over many years
imaginary line around the middle of the earth
study of the surface of the earth, places and people
distance, measured in degrees north and south
Climate
pattern of weather over many years
Equator
imaginary line around the middle of the earth
11 terms
World Cultures
Proxy Wars
Fall of Russia
Social Media
Palestine/Israeli Conflict
When a larger country like Great Britain, The U.S., France, o…
Their economic plan failed to sustain their country. Because…
Social media can be used to provide propaganda. In Korea they…
This conflict is mainly about land. They are fighting over wh…
Proxy Wars
When a larger country like Great Britain, The U.S., France, o…
Fall of Russia
Their economic plan failed to sustain their country. Because…
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world cultures
hippocrates
aristarchus
Euclid
Pythagoras
founder of medicine
estimated sun was 300 times larger than the earth. also said…
founder of geometry
A2=B2=C2= the 3rd side of a right triangle
hippocrates
founder of medicine
aristarchus
estimated sun was 300 times larger than the earth. also said…
8 terms
World cultures
Ancient Egypt
East African states
Benin
Axem
Ancient civilization located primarily along the Nile River.…
Located east coast ... slave trading ... Swahili people and languag…
Located in dense forest Southern west... craft workers... oral trad…
Located in eastern around Ethiopia... Azana king... trade economy... o…
Ancient Egypt
Ancient civilization located primarily along the Nile River.…
East African states
Located east coast ... slave trading ... Swahili people and languag…
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world cultures
refugee
verandah
brown-brown
maiming
flee home during war
large porah
cocaine and gunpowder
injuring people to scare them
refugee
flee home during war
verandah
large porah
13 terms
World cultures
Old regime
Bourgeosie
Clergy
Urban workers
Middle age way of doing things
Highest of the 3rd estate
1st estate rich
Poorest, factory workers homeless
Old regime
Middle age way of doing things
Bourgeosie
Highest of the 3rd estate
20 terms
World Cultures
Dark Ages
Guild
Petrarch
The Crusades
Beginning of Middle Ages (150-1000)... Called dark because of la…
Group of artisans (potters,weavers) created to 1.train crafts…
Italian scholar and poet. Father of Humanism. Considered by m…
1000's of Christians joined crusades to free Holy Land from t…
Dark Ages
Beginning of Middle Ages (150-1000)... Called dark because of la…
Guild
Group of artisans (potters,weavers) created to 1.train crafts…
38 terms
world cultures
shrine
fresco
strait
polis
areas dedicated to honor gods and goddess'
water color paintings done on wet plaster
narrow water passages
a unique version of the city-state
shrine
areas dedicated to honor gods and goddess'
fresco
water color paintings done on wet plaster
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world cultures
yaroslav dies
mongols invade/take over russia
novgorod founded
ivan the 4th took power
1054, first main leader, russia
1200s, russia
viking chief rurik, 862, russias first important city
1533, russia
yaroslav dies
1054, first main leader, russia
mongols invade/take over russia
1200s, russia
20 terms
world cultures
analyze
apathy
cause
cheat
examine methodically
lack of interest
a person or thing that gives rise to an action
act unfairly
analyze
examine methodically
apathy
lack of interest
20 terms
world cultures
democracy
polis
socrates
plato
athens was first, elected gov by people
greek city state
greek philosopher students applied reason viewed as troublema…
philosophers to rule as kings
democracy
athens was first, elected gov by people
polis
greek city state
10 terms
world cultures
the last supper... mona lisa ... Mondonna li…
david ... celling of sistine chapel... the l…
Marriage of the Virgin... Madonna and the…
birth of venus... primervera ... adoration o…
da vinci
Michealangelo
raphael
botticelli
the last supper... mona lisa ... Mondonna li…
da vinci
david ... celling of sistine chapel... the l…
Michealangelo
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World Cultures
Mount Kilimanjaro
Sahara Desert
Kalahari Desert
Lake Victoria
Located in Tanzania; highest free-standing mountain in the wo…
Largest desert other than Antarctica, Arctic, located in Nort…
Sandy savanna, located in North Africa, red sand no permanent…
One of the African great lakes, Largest tropical lake in the…
Mount Kilimanjaro
Located in Tanzania; highest free-standing mountain in the wo…
Sahara Desert
Largest desert other than Antarctica, Arctic, located in Nort…
12 terms
world cultures
emiliano zapata
pancho villa
porfirio diaz
lazaro cardenas
advocated radical social change, overran plantations in mexic…
attacked town in new mexico, agrarian reform, confiscation of…
built up power of central government, returned power to Mexic…
seized & nationalized oil companies, resolved wage disputes
emiliano zapata
advocated radical social change, overran plantations in mexic…
pancho villa
attacked town in new mexico, agrarian reform, confiscation of…
World Cultures
The worlds largest desert
The dry hard ground of a desert
Areas of windswept sand
place of water within the desert
Sahara
Hamada
Erg
Oasis
The worlds largest desert
Sahara
The dry hard ground of a desert
Hamada
14 terms
World Cultures
Cold war starting
Marshall plan
Truman Doctrine
NATO
It started out of fear of communism and calitalism. Scared on…
US putting money into Europe
US spending military assistance
Alliance with European to guide western US to go against USSR
Cold war starting
It started out of fear of communism and calitalism. Scared on…
Marshall plan
US putting money into Europe
17 terms
World Cultures
Anasazi
Pizarro
Maya
Plains Indians
Southwestern America. Built pueblor with adobe
Francisco Pizarro, Spaniard. Conquered Inca
Flourished between 300 and 900. Conquered by the Spanish in t…
West of the Mississippi River ... Bison
Anasazi
Southwestern America. Built pueblor with adobe
Pizarro
Francisco Pizarro, Spaniard. Conquered Inca
22 terms
World cultures
Great Britain, France, Belgium, and Ge…
European governments
Controlled the healthcare and educatio…
Monopoly
What countries made claims in Africa?
Who built the African roads and railroads?
What did Christian missionaries do in Africa?
The areas in which only one government or company has the rig…
Great Britain, France, Belgium, and Ge…
What countries made claims in Africa?
European governments
Who built the African roads and railroads?
56 terms
World Cultures
Culture
Montheism
Democracy
Xenophobia
learned behaviors of a group of people
the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
rule by the people
a fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers
Culture
learned behaviors of a group of people
Montheism
the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
World Cultures
Guru
Imam
Rabbi
Koran
Hindi leader
Islamic leader
Jewish leader
Islamic holy book
Guru
Hindi leader
Imam
Islamic leader
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World Cultures
Kenya
Sudan
Rwanda
South Africa
Nairobi
Khartoum
Kigali
Pretoria
Kenya
Nairobi
Sudan
Khartoum
36 terms
world cultures
mayans
traditional culture
adobe
adaptations
indigenous people of mesoamerica trying to hold onto their tr…
customs, action, rituals
mayan home made of brick, mud and wood
the study of cities, its expansion, and the overall effect on…
mayans
indigenous people of mesoamerica trying to hold onto their tr…
traditional culture
customs, action, rituals
19 terms
world cultures
Great Britain
Steel
Thomas Edison
Alexander Gram Bell
First to industrialize
Made by Henry Bessemer out of Iron was lighter harder durable…
Made the first electric light bulb
invented the Telephone
Great Britain
First to industrialize
Steel
Made by Henry Bessemer out of Iron was lighter harder durable…
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World cultures
Gentry
Porcelain
Infantry
Clavary
A social class in China made up of educated landowning citize…
A hard white potery made of fine quality
That part of the army that fights on their feet
The Part of an army that fights from horseback
Gentry
A social class in China made up of educated landowning citize…
Porcelain
A hard white potery made of fine quality
13 terms
World Cultures
Ablution
Sunnah
imam
Quran
The muslim ritual where they wash their hands and feet and ta…
collection of sayings and stories about the prophet Muhammad;…
The muslim religious leader
Collection of the written revelations of god to Muhammad
Ablution
The muslim ritual where they wash their hands and feet and ta…
Sunnah
collection of sayings and stories about the prophet Muhammad;…
15 terms
World cultures
Napoleonic code
Blockade
Exile
Austria, Great Britain, Turkey, and Ru…
A set of laws that protect individual liberty, the right to w…
The banning of trade
To send one away
What countries built a partnership to defeat France?
Napoleonic code
A set of laws that protect individual liberty, the right to w…
Blockade
The banning of trade
19 terms
World Cultures
Representative Democracy
Representative Democracy
Representative Democracy
Representative Democracy
Majority rule if voting
Citizens can elect officials
Government officials make laws
A Constitution makes regulations for elections, defines right…
Representative Democracy
Majority rule if voting
Representative Democracy
Citizens can elect officials
20 terms
World cultures
Oligarchy
Dictatorship
Communism
Democracy
Rule is by a small group of people
People are NOT free
Government controls the country economy
Majority rules
Oligarchy
Rule is by a small group of people
Dictatorship
People are NOT free
107 terms
World Cultures
Italy
to write in everyday language
Florence
Dutch Renaissance humanist and a Catho…
Which country profited from trade with the East after the Cru…
What does it mean to write in the vernacular?
Where did the idea of humanism originate?
Who was Erasmus?
Italy
Which country profited from trade with the East after the Cru…
to write in everyday language
What does it mean to write in the vernacular?
21 terms
World Cultures
Cultural relativism
Emic perspectives on female circumcisi…
etic perspectives on female circumcisi…
The tradeoffs between foraging and pas…
...
Signifies a girl has become a woman, what men look for in a w…
Inhumane act that is dangerous, painful, and unnecessary
increases carrying capacity, store energy in reserves, consta…
Cultural relativism
...
Emic perspectives on female circumcisi…
Signifies a girl has become a woman, what men look for in a w…
21 terms
World cultures
Domestication
Subsistence
Commercial agriculture
Civilization
The growing of plant or animal taming
A type of farming in which farmers grow just enough food
A type of farming in which farmers try to sell food for sale
A highly complex culture of growing cites and economic activity
Domestication
The growing of plant or animal taming
Subsistence
A type of farming in which farmers grow just enough food
76 terms
World cultures
Pater
Punicus
Punicus
Zigarats
Oldest male relarive whi would make the decisions if the fath…
Phoesnicians
Latins called phossnicians what
Home of god
Pater
Oldest male relarive whi would make the decisions if the fath…
Punicus
Phoesnicians
108 terms
World cultures
Location
Place
Region
Movement
Absolute and relative
All the characteristics including climate, land forms, vegeta…
Depends on what you think. Includes (characteristics) physica…
Linear-point to point- and time-how long it takes to get ther…
Location
Absolute and relative
Place
All the characteristics including climate, land forms, vegeta…
24 terms
world cultures
great britain
steel
thomas edison
alexander grahm bell
first to industrialize
used to make buildings railroads tools skyscrapers
invented the light bulb
invented the telephone
great britain
first to industrialize
steel
used to make buildings railroads tools skyscrapers
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