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World Cultures
Asia
New Delhi
Hindi & English
Taj Mahal
India's Continent
India's Capital
India's Language
India's Famous Site
Asia
India's Continent
New Delhi
India's Capital
33 terms
World Cultures Final
Africa
North America
South America
Asia
Nigeria is located here
Canada, USA, Mexico
Brazil is the largest country on this continent
The Yangtze river is located here
Africa
Nigeria is located here
North America
Canada, USA, Mexico
26 terms
World Cultures Unit 1
Culture
Government
Economics
History
the study of people's customs, laws, and art
the study of people and groups that make laws, enforce laws,…
the study of how people make money
record of the past
Culture
the study of people's customs, laws, and art
Government
the study of people and groups that make laws, enforce laws,…
13 terms
World Cultures Europe Vocabulary
Cold War
European Union
GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
Literacy
A time of non-violent conflict between the United States and…
An economic and political organization in Europe with 28 memb…
The value of all the goods and production in an economy for a…
The ability to read and write; countries generally measure it…
Cold War
A time of non-violent conflict between the United States and…
European Union
An economic and political organization in Europe with 28 memb…
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World Cultures Final Exam 2016
peninsula
river mouth
upstream
downstream
A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out…
The place where a river empties into another body of water
direction opposite the flow of a river; toward the source of…
direction in which a river or stream flows from its source to…
peninsula
A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out…
river mouth
The place where a river empties into another body of water
world cultures
Shows level of economic development
free market economy
communist economy
why Canadians live on the U.S. border
GDP per capita
market determines what to produce
government decides what to produce
the climate is mildest here
Shows level of economic development
GDP per capita
free market economy
market determines what to produce
21 terms
Chapter 1 Vocabulary - World Cultures
Artifact
Culture
Hominid
Paleolithic Age
Any object made by humans, especially those from an earlier t…
All the beliefs, assumptions, objects, behaviors, and process…
A member of a biological group including human beings and rel…
(2,500,000 BCE - 10,000 B.C.E.) Old Stone Age. A period of ti…
Artifact
Any object made by humans, especially those from an earlier t…
Culture
All the beliefs, assumptions, objects, behaviors, and process…
13 terms
World Cultures
Geography
Culture
Culture Trait
Institutions
Study of how the world's land and people are spaced out all o…
Common behaviors and beliefs that a certain group of people s…
Specific behaviors or beliefs: like language, food, religion,…
Practices, traditions, or customs that have been around a lon…
Geography
Study of how the world's land and people are spaced out all o…
Culture
Common behaviors and beliefs that a certain group of people s…
26 terms
World Cultures - Latin America Vocabulary
Colonization
Censorship
Human Rights
Unicameral
Process by which a country takes control of land (a colony) a…
Suppression (elimination) of speech or other forms of public…
Fundamental rights, especially those believed to belong to an…
One-house legislature
Colonization
Process by which a country takes control of land (a colony) a…
Censorship
Suppression (elimination) of speech or other forms of public…
100 terms
World Cultures
Indian Subcontinent
Monsoon
Harappan Civilization
Loess
The landmass that includes India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
Seasonal winds that dominate India's climate
The earliest Civilization found on the Indian Subcontinent, F…
The silt that is produced by the Huang He
Indian Subcontinent
The landmass that includes India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
Monsoon
Seasonal winds that dominate India's climate
26 terms
6th Grade World Cultures Vocabulary
agriculture
Cash crops
climate
culture
The process of farming and growing crops.
Crops that are grown to sell for money
The average weather of a place over many years.
The way of Life... (dress, language, religion)
agriculture
The process of farming and growing crops.
Cash crops
Crops that are grown to sell for money
10 terms
World Cultures vocabulary
Hacienda
Brasilia
Favela
Canopy
A large estate
The capital of Brazil
A Brazilian Ghetto
An umbrella-like covering formed by tall evergreen trees
Hacienda
A large estate
Brasilia
The capital of Brazil
18 terms
World Cultures
deforestation
Latin America
GDP
literacy rate
Widespread cutting down of tree's
Parts of North America and South America that speak a similar…
gross domestic capita
the percentage of the adult population that is able to read a…
deforestation
Widespread cutting down of tree's
Latin America
Parts of North America and South America that speak a similar…
26 terms
Unit 5 World Cultures
helicopter
levee
flooding
roofs
n. a machine without wings that can fly up or down or remain…
A wall built along a river bank to prevent flooding.
A natural hazard that has a lot of water that covers the land.
the tops of houses (plural)
helicopter
n. a machine without wings that can fly up or down or remain…
levee
A wall built along a river bank to prevent flooding.
31 terms
World Cultures Final
Africa
North America
South America
Asia
Nigeria is located here
Canada, USA, Mexico
Brazil is the largest country on this continent
The Yangtze river is located here
Africa
Nigeria is located here
North America
Canada, USA, Mexico
76 terms
World Cultures Vocabulary List
Constitution
Grievance
Amendment
Freedom
A document that describes the organization of a government.
A complaint
An addition to a document
The right of people to make their own choices.
Constitution
A document that describes the organization of a government.
Grievance
A complaint
32 terms
world culture
western hemisphere
eastern hemisphere
the Mississippi river
the Atlantic ocean
west of prime meridian until international date line or 180 d…
east of prime meridian until international date line or 180 d…
a body of water in the western hemisphere
A body of water in the western hemisphere
western hemisphere
west of prime meridian until international date line or 180 d…
eastern hemisphere
east of prime meridian until international date line or 180 d…
25 terms
Cultures of the World
culture
cultural traits
technology
cultural ... landscape
Language, religious beliefs, values, customs, and other ways…
A behavioral characteristic of a people, such as a language,…
Tools and the skills that people need to use them, the practi…
A landscape that has been changed by human beings and that re…
culture
Language, religious beliefs, values, customs, and other ways…
cultural traits
A behavioral characteristic of a people, such as a language,…
29 terms
World Cultures Unit 1
Bias
Stereotype
Prejudice
Discrimination
Showing preference for one thing over another, usually in an…
Our biased thoughts; unfair generalizations that you believe…
Our biased feelings/emotions; feelings of dislike toward a ce…
Our biased actions; treating another group, race, or culture…
Bias
Showing preference for one thing over another, usually in an…
Stereotype
Our biased thoughts; unfair generalizations that you believe…
7 terms
World cultures vocabulary
culture
diversity
colonization
migration
a way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs…
(n.) difference, variety; a condition of having many differen…
moving to another country and forming settlements (colonies)…
A movement from one country to another
culture
a way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs…
diversity
(n.) difference, variety; a condition of having many differen…
21 terms
World Cultures
First female Pharaoh?
What kind of Pyramid was the first one?
What is the second kind of pyramid?
The oldern Thebes? Hint: awesome tux
Hatshepsut
Bent
Step Pyramid
Luxor
First female Pharaoh?
Hatshepsut
What kind of Pyramid was the first one?
Bent
20 terms
4. Renaissance (HDHS World Cultures)
Italian Renaissance
Northern Renaissance
Humanism
Individualism
The ___ was a rebirth of learning that started in Italy in th…
The ____ was a revival of learning that took place in Norther…
___ is the study of human accomplishment and learning.
___ is the belief in the power and dignity of individuals. Ma…
Italian Renaissance
The ___ was a rebirth of learning that started in Italy in th…
Northern Renaissance
The ____ was a revival of learning that took place in Norther…
58 terms
World Cultures Intro to Culture
Culture
Diffusion
Ethnocentrism
Civilization
all of the things that make up a people's entire way of life
the movement of customs or ideas from one place to another
judging other cultures by the standards of their own culture
highly organized group of people with their own language and…
Culture
all of the things that make up a people's entire way of life
Diffusion
the movement of customs or ideas from one place to another
15 terms
Intro to World Cultures Vocabulary
culture
cultural diffusion
ethnocentric
region
the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a parti…
the spreading and mixing of cultural traits, such as beliefs…
believing in the superiority of one's own ethnic and cultural…
area defined by certain characteristics (Physical, Natural, H…
culture
the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a parti…
cultural diffusion
the spreading and mixing of cultural traits, such as beliefs…
10 terms
World Cultures Government
bill
leader
citizen (citizens)
war
a proposed law
person who is in charge, leads the group, is the captain, the…
a person, someone who lives in a community
a fight/attack between different countries/groups
bill
a proposed law
leader
person who is in charge, leads the group, is the captain, the…
39 terms
World Cultures Unit 8
Anatolian Plateau
Iranian Plateau
Arabian Peninsula
Fertile Crescent
Middle Eastern region including all of Turkey. A large platea…
Middle Eastern region including most of Iran. Large Plateau;…
Middle Eastern region including most of Saudi Arabia. Large p…
Middle Eastern region including the area between the Tigris a…
Anatolian Plateau
Middle Eastern region including all of Turkey. A large platea…
Iranian Plateau
Middle Eastern region including most of Iran. Large Plateau;…
16 terms
World War I - World Cultures
Woodrow Wilson
Arthur Zimmerman
Submarine warfare
armistice
U.S. President during World War I.
German foreign secretary who was known for sending a secret m…
Germany used subs during WWI to attack the British but Americ…
When troops stopped fighting, for example in November 1918 Wo…
Woodrow Wilson
U.S. President during World War I.
Arthur Zimmerman
German foreign secretary who was known for sending a secret m…
21 terms
Cultures of the World
CULTURE
ACCULTURATION
ASSIMILATION
CULTURAL DIFFUSION
Way of life for a group of people.
ACCEPTING, BORROWING AND EXCHANGING CULTURAL TRAITS FROM ONE…
TO ABSORB INTO THE CULTURAL TRADITION OF A POPULATION OR GROU…
the movement of customs and traditions from one culture to an…
CULTURE
Way of life for a group of people.
ACCULTURATION
ACCEPTING, BORROWING AND EXCHANGING CULTURAL TRAITS FROM ONE…
11 terms
Cultures of the World
culture
cultural landscape
civilization
institution
the way of life of a people, including their beliefs and prac…
the parts of a people's environment that they have shaped and…
advanced culture with cities and a system of writing
custom or organization with social, educational, or religious…
culture
the way of life of a people, including their beliefs and prac…
cultural landscape
the parts of a people's environment that they have shaped and…
17 terms
World Cultures Europe Vocabulary
Colonization
Limited Government
Unlimited Government
Communism
To send settlers to establish a colony-a territory under the…
When a government's powers are restricted or limited by laws…
Governments that have leaders with absolute or (complete) pow…
Governmental system based on government ownership of property…
Colonization
To send settlers to establish a colony-a territory under the…
Limited Government
When a government's powers are restricted or limited by laws…
51 terms
World Cultures Final Review
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Estonia
Yerevan
Baku
Minsk
Tallinn
Armenia
Yerevan
Azerbaijan
Baku
10 terms
World Cultures - Brochure
souvenir
amenity
brochure
convenience
a thing that reminds you of a person, place, or event
a desirable or useful item or facility of a building or place
a small book or magazine that has pictures and information ab…
being able to do or have something with little effort or diff…
souvenir
a thing that reminds you of a person, place, or event
amenity
a desirable or useful item or facility of a building or place
16 terms
Europe World Cultures
nationalism
militarism
Cold War
European Union
pride in your country
1945 to 1992 competition between U.S. and Soviet Union for po…
nationalism
pride in your country
militarism
20 terms
5. The Reformation (HDHS World Cultures)
Martin Luther
Faith Alone
St. Peter's Basilica
Johann Tetzel
___ was a German priest who founded the Protestant Reformation.
Luther believed that salvation could not be earned through go…
___ was a massive church complex in Rome. The Pope sold indul…
____'s 1517 indulgence sale upset Martin Luther and incited (…
Martin Luther
___ was a German priest who founded the Protestant Reformation.
Faith Alone
Luther believed that salvation could not be earned through go…
15 terms
World cultures
Culture
Nuclear family
extended family
monotheism
all the things that make up a people's entire way of life
includes two parents and their children
several generations living in one household
the worship of one God
Culture
all the things that make up a people's entire way of life
Nuclear family
includes two parents and their children
World cultures
Domesticate
Civilization
Migrate
Ethnic group
to adapt wild plants or animals and breed them for human use.
a society that has cities, a central government, and social c…
to move from one place to settle in another.
a group of people who share the same ancestors, culture, lang…
Domesticate
to adapt wild plants or animals and breed them for human use.
Civilization
a society that has cities, a central government, and social c…
53 terms
world cultures
hihrah
polygamy
traditional
Iran-Irac
muhammads journey from mecca to medina
practice of having more than one spouse
type of economy in which individuals produce things to survive
war of the 1980s threatened the worlds oil supply
hihrah
muhammads journey from mecca to medina
polygamy
practice of having more than one spouse
15 terms
World cultures
Buenos dTas
Buenas tardes
Buenas noches
Por favor
Good morning
Good afternoon
Good night/good evening
Please
Buenos dTas
Good morning
Buenas tardes
Good afternoon
45 terms
World cultures
artifact
climate
fossil
archaeology
an object created and used by humans
the average weather in a place over a long period of time
a part or imprint of something that was once alive
the study of the past based on what people left behind
artifact
an object created and used by humans
climate
the average weather in a place over a long period of time
86 terms
World Cultures
Movement, region, location, interactio…
culture
The shape and size of land masses are…
exports
Name the 5 themes of Geography:
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
What is the problem with projection maps
Goods and Services sold to other countries
Movement, region, location, interactio…
Name the 5 themes of Geography:
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
world cultures
mesopatamia
cuneiform
ziggurat
city-state
an ancient region in W Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates…
ancient writing that was used in mesopotamia
among the ancient Babylonians and Assyrians) a temple of Sume…
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
mesopatamia
an ancient region in W Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates…
cuneiform
ancient writing that was used in mesopotamia
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
34 terms
world cultures
Mayans
Aztecs
Incas
Ancient Ball Game
most advanced, made mayan cal.
central Mexico, 1325-1519
1438-1533, could do skull surgery
oldest team game, skull in ball
Mayans
most advanced, made mayan cal.
Aztecs
central Mexico, 1325-1519
World cultures
Hindu caste system
slums
where are slums
describe slums
the caste system is how people are treated in india. ... 5 disti…
Poor run down urban neighborhoods. extremely densely populate…
Mainly in city's where there is a very great population of pe…
In very bad conditions no sewer system not a lot of latrines…
Hindu caste system
the caste system is how people are treated in india. ... 5 disti…
slums
Poor run down urban neighborhoods. extremely densely populate…
17 terms
World Cultures
Geography
Landscape
Relative Location
Absolute Location
The study of Earth and everything on it .
A portion of the Earth that can be seen at one time from anot…
Explaining where a place by describing the things around it.
Where a place is exactly located.
Geography
The study of Earth and everything on it .
Landscape
A portion of the Earth that can be seen at one time from anot…
13 terms
World cultures
Illegitimate
Notary
Rennesaince
Forged
Not authorized by law
A Pearson that is authorized to do legal formalities
A time were a lot of things changed like painting became bett…
To make or shape metal
Illegitimate
Not authorized by law
Notary
A Pearson that is authorized to do legal formalities
20 terms
World Cultures
Tokugawa Shogunate
Tokugawa
Mathew Perry
Treaty of Kanagwa
Japanese ruling dynasty that strove to isolate it from foreig…
-Ieyasu established this Shogunate
A militant leader who commanded a fleet of well-armed America…
Granted US permission to trade at two ports in Japan, peace b…
Tokugawa Shogunate
Japanese ruling dynasty that strove to isolate it from foreig…
Tokugawa
-Ieyasu established this Shogunate
33 terms
World cultures
Plate tectonics
Climate
Water cycle
Atmosphere
Theory states that the Earth's crust is broken into plates, d…
The long-term weather conditions in an area, can vary due to…
a process by which water travels from ocean to air to ground…
The gases that surround the earth, made up of 78% nitrogen an…
Plate tectonics
Theory states that the Earth's crust is broken into plates, d…
Climate
The long-term weather conditions in an area, can vary due to…
22 terms
World Cultures
agrarian
agriculture
ice age
domestication
concerning farms, farmers, or the use of land
producing food from the land and stocking.
A period of extremely cold temperatures.
To tame, to be useful to humans.
agrarian
concerning farms, farmers, or the use of land
agriculture
producing food from the land and stocking.
World cultures
culture
traditions
customs
arts and literature
a way of life, shared by a group of people, that is passed do…
The passing of customs and beliefs from one generation to ano…
Customs are the rules everyday behavior.
The products of human creativity and imagination.
culture
a way of life, shared by a group of people, that is passed do…
traditions
The passing of customs and beliefs from one generation to ano…
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