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23 terms
Eastern World Cultures Mid Term (Islam)
Explain the climate of the Middle East?
Explain why Muhammad was upset with th…
HAD CRIME
Qesas
Dry and Hot
Muhammad tried to convince the people of Mecca to convert to…
MOST SERIOUS Murder Drinking Theft Robbery Damaging your repu…
Crime of retaliation ... Usually murder, injury or destruction o…
Explain the climate of the Middle East?
Dry and Hot
Explain why Muhammad was upset with th…
Muhammad tried to convince the people of Mecca to convert to…
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…
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.
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.
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
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.
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…
64 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Adam Smith
John Locke
Limited thought
Mary Wolestone Craft
Supported idea of laissez-faire (free market, business w/o go…
Believed that people all had the basic rights of life, libert…
Enlightenment philosophers believed religion, tradition, and…
Wrote that the only way a woman could be equal to a man is th…
Adam Smith
Supported idea of laissez-faire (free market, business w/o go…
John Locke
Believed that people all had the basic rights of life, libert…
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…
55 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
In the Sumerian civilization, the purp…
Later civilizations developed basic al…
Hammurabi's code was important because…
Iron was important in the ancient worl…
keep the gods and goddesses happy
Sumerians
were set down in writing
it could be made into harder, sharper weapons
In the Sumerian civilization, the purp…
keep the gods and goddesses happy
Later civilizations developed basic al…
Sumerians
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…
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,…
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…
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
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
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…
87 terms
Mid term World Cultures
7 continents
5 oceans
What is B.C.E and C.E mean?
How civilization begin? (3)
Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Australia.
Southern, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, Pacific.
B.C.E: before common era C.E: common era
Government, social structure, and Religion began as civilizat…
7 continents
Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Australia.
5 oceans
Southern, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, Pacific.
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…
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.
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…
World Cultures Eastern Europe
EASTERN EUROPE... Russia is to the east…
The Scandinavian Taiga zone is situate…
Orthodox icons, paintings, and sculptu…
Unemployment and income inequality are…
True.
False.
False.
True
EASTERN EUROPE... Russia is to the east…
True.
The Scandinavian Taiga zone is situate…
False.
57 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
cyprus
israel
jordan
lebanon
nicosia
jerusalem
amman
beruit
cyprus
nicosia
israel
jerusalem
World Cultures Mid Term
Rich soil to grow wheat, barely and pe…
Early Indian writings that reveal that…
Public Wells for supplying water to ci…
Harappan rulers based their powers on
Annual flooding of the Indus River
Vedas
An organized government
Strong military
Rich soil to grow wheat, barely and pe…
Annual flooding of the Indus River
Early Indian writings that reveal that…
Vedas
141 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
when was UN founded
5 permanent countries of UN
The secretary general
general assembly
1945
US, France, UK, China, Russia
Ban Ki- Moon
every country gets one seat and one vote
when was UN founded
1945
5 permanent countries of UN
US, France, UK, China, Russia
Mid term World Cultures
Individualism
Meaninglessness
Unknown
Human Nourishment
to rely on yourself before relying on others
One of Humans biggest fears
One of humans biggest fears
Belonging
Individualism
to rely on yourself before relying on others
Meaninglessness
One of Humans biggest fears
60 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
Neolithic Revolution
6 charestics of a civilization
polytheism
theocracy
a lifestyle based on hunting and gathering to a lifestyle bas…
cities, religion, social structure, art, government, writing
the belief or worship un more than one God
a system in government where priests rule in the name of God…
Neolithic Revolution
a lifestyle based on hunting and gathering to a lifestyle bas…
6 charestics of a civilization
cities, religion, social structure, art, government, writing
235 terms
World Cultures Mid Term
Communication***
Chief protector***
Dialects***
Ritual***
Key to any culture
The Stolen generation was taken care of by a ______
versions of a language
how most forms of worship are carried out
Communication***
Key to any culture
Chief protector***
The Stolen generation was taken care of by a ______
World Cultures Mid term
Example of Absolute Location
Example of Relative Location
Muslims
Angel Gabriel
8143 River Drive, Chicago IL
My house is east of the Target
Followers of Islam
Believed to have revealed the Quran to Muhammed
Example of Absolute Location
8143 River Drive, Chicago IL
Example of Relative Location
My house is east of the Target
World Cultures Mid-Term
Subcontinent
Monsoon
Dialect
Decipher
large land smaller than continent
seasonal wind
regional version of languages
determine meaning of writing
Subcontinent
large land smaller than continent
Monsoon
seasonal wind
World Cultures Mid-Term
5 themes of Georgraphy
Maps- 3-D vs 2-D
Primary source
Secondary source
Location: absolute/relative... Human/Environment Interaction: ad…
Djdh
A document or physical object which was written or created du…
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
5 themes of Georgraphy
Location: absolute/relative... Human/Environment Interaction: ad…
Maps- 3-D vs 2-D
Djdh
World Cultures Mid-Term
prehistory
archaeology
anthropology
A.D
- no writings, no books, no primary sources
the study of past societies through items left behind
the study of human life-culture
anno domini (the year of the lord)
prehistory
- no writings, no books, no primary sources
archaeology
the study of past societies through items left behind
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…
World Cultures Mid-Term
subsistance farmer
axum
kush
pharaoh
producing almost all the goods needed by the farm family, usu…
Kingdom located in Ethiopian highlands; defeated kingdom of K…
An ancient civilization in Africa. It is often referred to as…
A ruler of ancient Egypt
subsistance farmer
producing almost all the goods needed by the farm family, usu…
axum
Kingdom located in Ethiopian highlands; defeated kingdom of K…
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
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.
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
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
World Cultures MidTerm
Union Jack
England's Capital
U.K. Countries
Easter rising
The flag of the UK
London
Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Wales
The Irish revolution
Union Jack
The flag of the UK
England's Capital
London
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)
...
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…
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
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
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
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
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…
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