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17 terms
World Cultures 7 Mid-term Pt.4: Eastern Europe & Russia
Kosovo
encouraged entrepreneurs
ice age
Acid rain
One of the worst ethnic conflicts, involving the policy of et…
The polish economy began to grow in the 1990's because the go…
The physical features of this region were shaped by a long pe…
Which of the following environmental problems has damaged the…
Kosovo
One of the worst ethnic conflicts, involving the policy of et…
encouraged entrepreneurs
The polish economy began to grow in the 1990's because the go…
11 terms
World Cultures 7 Mid-term Pt. 7 Southern & Eastern Africa
Irrigate
delta
Mount Kilimanjaro
Kalahari
To bring water to an area.
a flat plain on the seabed where a river meets the sea and de…
Africa's highest point, or the place with the greatest elevat…
Which desert is located in Southern Africa?... Sahara Gobi Sonor…
Irrigate
To bring water to an area.
delta
a flat plain on the seabed where a river meets the sea and de…
90 terms
Eastern World Cultures Finals
The largest mountain in the world is
List the peoples that were conquered a…
Throughout history, control of the Str…
What Chinese tradition that was NOT ad…
Mount Everest
Vietnamese people
The Indian and Pacific Ocean
Men holding superiority
The largest mountain in the world is
Mount Everest
List the peoples that were conquered a…
Vietnamese people
101 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Alexander the Great
epicureanism
empiricist
Socrates
son of Philip II of Macedon; conquest of Persian Empire
Hellenistic philosophy; pursuit of mental pleasure; avoidance…
school of Hellenistic Greek medical researchers
1/3 great philosophers; executed for "corrupting" youth
Alexander the Great
son of Philip II of Macedon; conquest of Persian Empire
epicureanism
Hellenistic philosophy; pursuit of mental pleasure; avoidance…
84 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
prehistory
archaeologists
artifacts
culture
time before writing
specially trained scientists who work like detectives to unco…
human-made objects
people's unique way of life, the way people work and live to…
prehistory
time before writing
archaeologists
specially trained scientists who work like detectives to unco…
173 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
Traditions, food, transportation, lang…
The mouth of a river empties into anot…
A sound is a large body of water locat…
Geography is divided into what two mai…
False, these are examples of human geography or culture.
True.
False, A sound is a large body of water located between the c…
Physical and Human
Traditions, food, transportation, lang…
False, these are examples of human geography or culture.
The mouth of a river empties into anot…
True.
94 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Human Condition- what do we fear?
What is the human dilemma?
What allows us to relate to past civil…
Explain how you have been able to lear…
meaningless, uncertainty, death
Understanding infinity (forever), we know life will go on aft…
Similarities- Humans have the same needs, wants, desires, dri…
We are extensions of a greater reality-- been able to learn m…
Human Condition- what do we fear?
meaningless, uncertainty, death
What is the human dilemma?
Understanding infinity (forever), we know life will go on aft…
120 terms
mid term world cultures
Shahadah
Salat
Zakat
Sawm
pillar of faith: sincerely reciting the Muslim profession of…
pillar of faith: performing ritual prayers in the proper way…
pillar of faith: paying an alms (or charity) tax to benefit t…
pillar of faith: fasting during the month of Ramadan
Shahadah
pillar of faith: sincerely reciting the Muslim profession of…
Salat
pillar of faith: performing ritual prayers in the proper way…
184 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Rouseau
Montesquieu
Voltaire
John Locke
people are born good and they only stay good if they live und…
believed the best form of government was the British form in…
"i disapprove of what you say, but i defend to the death your…
believed all people had 3 rights; life, liberty, and property
Rouseau
people are born good and they only stay good if they live und…
Montesquieu
believed the best form of government was the British form in…
63 terms
World Cultures Mid- Term
Any extension of human ability
The movement of an idea from one cultu…
When non- European cultures adopt Euro…
Judging other cultures by the standard…
Technology
Diffusion
Westernization
Ethnocentrism
Any extension of human ability
Technology
The movement of an idea from one cultu…
Diffusion
76 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
What is geography?
What are the major themes/ideas that w…
What factors affect a country's popula…
What challenges does population growth…
Physical- knowing the map... Cultural- knowing the people/histor…
-Why people live where they do- birth, job, family, weather,…
1. improved healthcare... 2. increased food supply... 3. technologi…
1. Food production: soil isn't relevant(limited location), is…
What is geography?
Physical- knowing the map... Cultural- knowing the people/histor…
What are the major themes/ideas that w…
-Why people live where they do- birth, job, family, weather,…
287 terms
WORLD CULTURES MID-TERM
true or false: The theme PLACE asks "h…
true or false: Art and Literature is o…
true or false: Hinduism is the oldest…
true or false: Christianity is the wor…
false (PLACE: what is it?)
true (language, social organization, government/ economy, art…
false (Judaism)
true
true or false: The theme PLACE asks "h…
false (PLACE: what is it?)
true or false: Art and Literature is o…
true (language, social organization, government/ economy, art…
46 terms
World Cultures: Mid-Term
Why is Geography so important?
List the 5 themes of Geography:
Location
Place
geography helps us understand where people, places, and theme…
Location... Place... Human Environmental Interaction (HEI)... Region... M…
Relative Location (ex. Havertown is on the outskirts of Phill…
Human Characteristics (ex. the majority is english and cathol…
Why is Geography so important?
geography helps us understand where people, places, and theme…
List the 5 themes of Geography:
Location... Place... Human Environmental Interaction (HEI)... Region... M…
229 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Culture
Civilization
Components of Civilization
Elements of Civilization (8)
.
An advanced state of human society, in which a high level of…
-Religion... -Language... -Law Code... -Surplus of food... -Massive build…
1) Has a city... 2) Political System... 3) Specialization of labor…
Culture
.
Civilization
An advanced state of human society, in which a high level of…
79 terms
World Cultures Mid-term
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
Sumer
Hammurabi's Code
between Med. Sea and Persian Gulf
μεσο ποταμια- land between the rivers (Euphrates and Tigris)
located in Mesopotamia... made up of city states but connected…
First set of laws... laws over the Akkadians (after Sumer)
Fertile Crescent
between Med. Sea and Persian Gulf
Mesopotamia
μεσο ποταμια- land between the rivers (Euphrates and Tigris)
54 terms
World Cultures, Mid-term
What is the capital of theUnited States?
What is the largest city in the U.S.?
How many time zones is the earth divid…
What line of latitude divides the eart…
Washington, D.C.
New York City
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Equator
What is the capital of theUnited States?
Washington, D.C.
What is the largest city in the U.S.?
New York City
47 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Seven Continents
Five Oceans
Location
Five Characteristics of Civilization
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Antarc…
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Southern
is the relative or absolute point on the earth. This can be u…
The five early characteristics are advanced cities, specializ…
Seven Continents
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Antarc…
Five Oceans
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Southern
66 terms
World Culture Mid-term
Archeology
anthropology
A.D
C.E.
is the study of past society's through analysis of what peopl…
the study of human life and culture ex: religion, clothing, s…
anno domini- the year of the Lord or
christian/ common era
Archeology
is the study of past society's through analysis of what peopl…
anthropology
the study of human life and culture ex: religion, clothing, s…
21 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
Define Direct Democracy
Define Representative Democracy
Define Anarchy
Define Autocracy
Majority rules
Vote for someone to vote for you
-No central government or ruler
Dictatorship (power is held by a single, self-appointed leader)
Define Direct Democracy
Majority rules
Define Representative Democracy
Vote for someone to vote for you
26 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
Pigs
Totem
Dreaming
Taboo
play an important role in dowries in PAPAU NEW GUINEA-east
a natural form of an Ancestor that appears in the Dreaming
a mythic time in Australian Aboriginal Religion when Ancestor…
certain things that are forbidden
Pigs
play an important role in dowries in PAPAU NEW GUINEA-east
Totem
a natural form of an Ancestor that appears in the Dreaming
81 terms
MID TERM WORLD CULTURES
Culture
Civilization
globalization
cultural diffusion
Culture is the system of shared beliefs, values, customs, beh…
A complex, developed culture usually associated with specific…
...
The spread of cultural beliefs via stories, immigration, tv,…
Culture
Culture is the system of shared beliefs, values, customs, beh…
Civilization
A complex, developed culture usually associated with specific…
43 terms
World Cultures Mid term
What is Anthropology
Goal of Anthropology
What makes Anthropology different
Broader is Scope
Study of humankind in all times and all places.... Born out of c…
Describe/ explain cultures and compare them.
Broader in scope... Holistic Perspective... Culture Concept
Humans in all times and places... Sociology got the west. Anthro…
What is Anthropology
Study of humankind in all times and all places.... Born out of c…
Goal of Anthropology
Describe/ explain cultures and compare them.
33 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
What is geography?
What are the 5 themes of geography?
What is globalization?
What is westernization?
Understanding of where people, places, and things are located…
Location, Place, Interaction, Movement, and Region.
To make or spread worldwide.
To adopt western traditions or techniques.
What is geography?
Understanding of where people, places, and things are located…
What are the 5 themes of geography?
Location, Place, Interaction, Movement, and Region.
world cultures mid term
geography
location
place
movement
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
exact locations of a place
the physical and human characteristics of a location
study of movement
geography
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
location
exact locations of a place
112 terms
World Cultures mid term
anthropologists
paleontologists
hominds
paleolithic age
study culture
study fossils
australopithecines or human creatures that walk upright
old stone age
anthropologists
study culture
paleontologists
study fossils
102 terms
world cultures mid term
civilization
anno domini
ziggurate
homo Erectus
large number of people sharing social structure, religion, art
the year of the lord
temple built for chief god of a city state
upright man
civilization
large number of people sharing social structure, religion, art
anno domini
the year of the lord
47 terms
World cultures mid term
Geography
Location
Latitude
Longitude
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
A particular place or position
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
the angular distance of a place east or west of the earth's p…
Geography
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
Location
A particular place or position
85 terms
World Cultures: Mid-Term
Prehistory
Archaeologists
Artifacts
Culture
time before writing
find artifacts
human-made objects
a people's unique way of life
Prehistory
time before writing
Archaeologists
find artifacts
88 terms
World cultures mid term
Religion (4)
Monotheism
Polytheism
Agnosticism
Monotheism, polytheism, agnosticism, atheism
Belief in one God
Belief in multi gods
Unsure of a god
Religion (4)
Monotheism, polytheism, agnosticism, atheism
Monotheism
Belief in one God
374 terms
world cultures mid-term
monotheism
polytheism
5 themes of geography
place
the belief that there is only 1 God
the belief that there is more than 1 God
location, place, region, human-environment interaction, & mov…
what is it like? language and religion that make up a place
monotheism
the belief that there is only 1 God
polytheism
the belief that there is more than 1 God
95 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Ganges River
Sanskrit
Dalits
Sikism
A river that runs in the north east region of India into Bang…
Hindu language originated from the Aryana
Lowest in the caste system. They are oppressed and not even c…
A religion that combines the Muslim belief in one God with th…
Ganges River
A river that runs in the north east region of India into Bang…
Sanskrit
Hindu language originated from the Aryana
84 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Liberalize
Protectionist
Sanctions
Sovereignty
A government policy to make trade freer.
Government policy that puts trade barriers on foreign goods.
Penalties on trade violation that a group of nations may enfo…
The power of a government to rule over a nation.
Liberalize
A government policy to make trade freer.
Protectionist
Government policy that puts trade barriers on foreign goods.
63 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
weather
climate
climate system
atmospheric circulation
current state of temperature and precipitation in regard to e…
long term patterns of temperature and precipitation occurring…
interactions of moisture, air, and sun across the globe that…
the movement of air in earth's atmosphere that helps to redis…
weather
current state of temperature and precipitation in regard to e…
climate
long term patterns of temperature and precipitation occurring…
10 terms
World Cultures MidTerm
Six Characteristics of Civilization Ma…
Major gods and goddesses ( tba)
City-states
Sumerians
...
...
...
...
Six Characteristics of Civilization Ma…
...
Major gods and goddesses ( tba)
...
48 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
Regions (Characteristics)
The Seven Contnents
The Five Oceans
Location
divided by variations in landforms, climate, and natrual reso…
North America, South America, Australia, Africa, Asia, Antart…
Atlantic, Arctic, Pacific, Indian, Southern
Absolute- the exact location on the Earth's surface... Relative-…
Regions (Characteristics)
divided by variations in landforms, climate, and natrual reso…
The Seven Contnents
North America, South America, Australia, Africa, Asia, Antart…
60 terms
World cultures mid-term
Culture
Community
Substance farming
Mosque
Way of life of a group that sares beliefs and customs
People with common interest living in the same area
Producing just enough food for a family or village to survive
In Islam, a house of public worship
Culture
Way of life of a group that sares beliefs and customs
Community
People with common interest living in the same area
45 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Mesopotamia
Natufians
Levantine Corridor
Fertile Crescent
"The land between the rivers" in Greek (Tigris and Euphrates)…
Hunter and gatherer group based in the Middle East. They harv…
An arc of land in modern day in modern day Israel and Syria a…
Belt shaped fertile area that reaches from Egypt to Mesopotam…
Mesopotamia
"The land between the rivers" in Greek (Tigris and Euphrates)…
Natufians
Hunter and gatherer group based in the Middle East. They harv…
20 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
A.M.
P.M.
three kinds of map scale
four types of map distorion
ante meridian
post meridian
ratio, word, graphic
area, shape, distance, direction
A.M.
ante meridian
P.M.
post meridian
24 terms
World cultures Mid-Term
7 Continents
5 Oceans
5 characteristics of civilization
Paleolithic Era
Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, a…
The Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic
advanced cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, r…
Cultural period of the stone age. Marked the use of tools mad…
7 Continents
Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, a…
5 Oceans
The Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic
57 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
cuneiform
hammurabi
"land between the rivers"
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
A system of writing in which wedge-shaped symbols represented…
Amorite ruler of Babylon (r. 1792-1750 B.C.E.). He conquered…
Mesopotamia
"land between the rivers"
Fertile Crescent
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
17 terms
World cultures mid terms
Microlight
Reincarnation
Imperialism
Nomads
A small triangular shared
Rebirth of the soul in another person
The policy of extending authority
A person who has no fixed home
Microlight
A small triangular shared
Reincarnation
Rebirth of the soul in another person
29 terms
World Cultures Mid Terms
Feudalism
Knight
Manor
Serf
A system in which land was owned by kings or lords but held b…
A man who was received honor and land for serving a lord as a…
A large estate often including farms and a village ruled by a…
A farm worker considered part of the manor on which he or she…
Feudalism
A system in which land was owned by kings or lords but held b…
Knight
A man who was received honor and land for serving a lord as a…
15 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term (LA)
Languages
Line of Demarcation
Treaty of Tordesillas
natural resources
Spanish... Portuguese... Variations of French ... Creole... English... Nativ…
Portugal claimed land to the EAST, Spain claims land to the W…
moved the line 800 miles west
minerals-gold, silver, emeralds, copper, tin... forests... farmland…
Languages
Spanish... Portuguese... Variations of French ... Creole... English... Nativ…
Line of Demarcation
Portugal claimed land to the EAST, Spain claims land to the W…
15 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term (LA)
Languages
Line of Demarcation
Treaty of Tordesillas
natural resources
Spanish... Portuguese... Variations of French ... Creole... English... Nativ…
Portugal claimed land to the EAST, Spain claims land to the W…
moved the line 800 miles west
minerals-gold, silver, emeralds, copper, tin... forests... farmland…
Languages
Spanish... Portuguese... Variations of French ... Creole... English... Nativ…
Line of Demarcation
Portugal claimed land to the EAST, Spain claims land to the W…
15 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term (LA)
Languages
Line of Demarcation
Treaty of Tordesillas
natural resources
Spanish... Portuguese... Variations of French ... Creole... English... Nativ…
Portugal claimed land to the EAST, Spain claims land to the W…
moved the line 800 miles west
minerals-gold, silver, emeralds, copper, tin... forests... farmland…
Languages
Spanish... Portuguese... Variations of French ... Creole... English... Nativ…
Line of Demarcation
Portugal claimed land to the EAST, Spain claims land to the W…
49 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Cuneiform
Hammurabi
"land between the rivers"
The regions curved shape with richness of its land
Sumerian way of writing using characters
Babylonian emperor, created Hammurabi's code
Mesopotamia
"land between the rivers"
Fertile Crescent
The regions curved shape with richness of its land
88 terms
World cultures mid term
Religion (4)
Monotheism
Polytheism
Agnosticism
Monotheism, polytheism, agnosticism, atheism
Belief in one God
Belief in multi gods
Unsure of a god
Religion (4)
Monotheism, polytheism, agnosticism, atheism
Monotheism
Belief in one God
14 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
What are the 7 elements of culture?
What is the purpose of a tariff?
What is NOT a characteristic of an eme…
Why is being dependent on a cash crop…
SCARFLE ... 1. Social Organization... 2. Customs & Traditions... 3. Ar…
to encourage people to buy domestic goods instead of imported…
a shrinking middle class
They become dependent on one source of income that can impact…
What are the 7 elements of culture?
SCARFLE ... 1. Social Organization... 2. Customs & Traditions... 3. Ar…
What is the purpose of a tariff?
to encourage people to buy domestic goods instead of imported…
66 terms
World Cultures Mid Terms
geography
archaeology
5 themes of geography
cultural diffusion
the study of where people, places, and thigs are
study of human history through the study of ancient artifacts
location, place, interaction between people and environment,…
spread of ideas, language, cultures, and other things
geography
the study of where people, places, and thigs are
archaeology
study of human history through the study of ancient artifacts
69 terms
World Culture Mid-term
Archeology
anthropology
A.D
C.E.
is the study of past society's through analysis of what peopl…
the study of human life and culture ex: religion, clothing, s…
anno domini- the year of the Lord or
christian/ common era
Archeology
is the study of past society's through analysis of what peopl…
anthropology
the study of human life and culture ex: religion, clothing, s…
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