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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
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…
70 terms
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
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…
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.
37 terms
World cultures
Rome
Florence
Michelangelo
da Vinci
Center of the Roman Empire
birthplace of the Renaissance
Sistine Chapel
Last Supper
Rome
Center of the Roman Empire
Florence
birthplace of the Renaissance
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
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 Sub-Saharan Vocabulary
Desertificación---Proceso de propagaci…
La agricultura de subsistencia---Ocurr…
Segregación racial---Separación legali…
Genocidio---Matanza sistemática de un…
Desertification---Process of the spreading of a desert or an…
Subsistence Farming---Occurs where people raise enough food t…
Apartheid---Legalized separation of races in South Africa tha…
Genocide---Systematic killing of an ethnic or religious group…
Desertificación---Proceso de propagaci…
Desertification---Process of the spreading of a desert or an…
La agricultura de subsistencia---Ocurr…
Subsistence Farming---Occurs where people raise enough food t…
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
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…
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…
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;…
26 terms
Chapter 18 World Cultures
Sheikdom
Shari'ah
Emir
Hajj
Territories ruled by an Islamic religious leader
Islamic Law
Prince
Pilgrimage to Makkah
Sheikdom
Territories ruled by an Islamic religious leader
Shari'ah
Islamic Law
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
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…
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
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
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.
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
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…
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…
107 terms
World Cultures Exam Review
The study of the physical features of…
Ethnicity, traditions, clothing, food,…
Location
Longitude
What is Geography?
What is Culture?
a specific place on Earth
measure East and West, also called Meridians, RUN NORTH TO SO…
The study of the physical features of…
What is Geography?
Ethnicity, traditions, clothing, food,…
What is Culture?
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…
51 terms
World Cultures Final Review
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Estonia
Yerevan
Baku
Minsk
Tallinn
Armenia
Yerevan
Azerbaijan
Baku
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…
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,…
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…
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
World cultures
Isthmus
Hurricane
Biodiversity
Tourism
A strip of land with water on both sides
An intense tropical strom
A variety of tropical beings
A buisness that provides food,shelter,and other services to v…
Isthmus
A strip of land with water on both sides
Hurricane
An intense tropical strom
World Cultures
rajah
subcontinent
nirvana
reincarnation
king of ancient India
very large landmass attached to a continent, such as India.
ultimate goal of life in Hinduism and Buddhism.
to be born into another body, after death.
rajah
king of ancient India
subcontinent
very large landmass attached to a continent, such as India.
103 terms
World Cultures
Infrastructure
Nation
Culture
Race
Refers to basic facilities at supporting industrialized country
Group of people who share a common culture
Everything that connects a group of people together
Group of people related by common heredity or genetic charact…
Infrastructure
Refers to basic facilities at supporting industrialized country
Nation
Group of people who share a common culture
12 terms
World Cultures
Aristocracy
Monarchy
Democracy
Patricians
Wealthy people hold the majority of power, especially the her…
King and Queen, royalty
The people's vote
Upper class, aristocratic
Aristocracy
Wealthy people hold the majority of power, especially the her…
Monarchy
King and Queen, royalty
World Cultures
Heredity
Civilization
Who experiences culture
Social norms
Transmission of characteristics to offsrping
Level of cultural development
All people in all places experience culture
Social rule
Heredity
Transmission of characteristics to offsrping
Civilization
Level of cultural development
35 terms
World cultures
Nomadic
Sedentary
Hunters and gatherers
Generalized technology
Move place to place
Settle down
Live during the ice age, nomadic
One tool with many functions
Nomadic
Move place to place
Sedentary
Settle down
World cultures
King John
Magna Carta
Black Plague
Pandemic
Ruthless raised taxes , doesn't like the pope
Limited kings power , king John signed it in 1215
Spreads through Europe stared in Asia, rats carried infected…
World
King John
Ruthless raised taxes , doesn't like the pope
Magna Carta
Limited kings power , king John signed it in 1215
World cultures
City states
Mesopotamia
Polytheist
Monotheists
Independent political unit and the land surrounding it
Landbetween the rivers
Many gods
One god
City states
Independent political unit and the land surrounding it
Mesopotamia
Landbetween the rivers
22 terms
World Cultures
Extended Family
Shaka
Egypt
Nationalism
Mom, Dad, Grandparents, Uncles, Aunts
Creator and leader of Zulu empire
Ancient civilization in Northeast Africa
Devotion to the interests or culture of ones nation
Extended Family
Mom, Dad, Grandparents, Uncles, Aunts
Shaka
Creator and leader of Zulu empire
30 terms
World Cultures
Hannibal
Republic
Patrician
Plebian
Brilliant Carthaginian military commander and king;... -Leads am…
A form of government in which citizens vote for representatives
Wealthy landowners... Held most power
Common farmers, artisans, and merchants;... Made up majority of…
Hannibal
Brilliant Carthaginian military commander and king;... -Leads am…
Republic
A form of government in which citizens vote for representatives
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
10 terms
World Cultures
Nile River
King Tut
Amun-Ra
Osiris
River
Boy king
Sun
Afterlife
Nile River
River
King Tut
Boy king
63 terms
World Cultures
Culture
Social Organization
Family Pattern
Nuclear Family
System of behaviors, beliefs, values, and attitude that is co…
Organizing its members into smaller units to organize and mee…
Different types of families which make up a society... -Nuclear…
Includes Mom, Dad and their Children.
Culture
System of behaviors, beliefs, values, and attitude that is co…
Social Organization
Organizing its members into smaller units to organize and mee…
World Cultures
"Rise of the West"
West
master narrative
historical narrative
A Eurocentric manner of explaining the modern world historica…
Developed nations, all with similar economies and societies.
The overall main narrative to rule all other narratives.
History written in the form of a narrative, or story, with a…
"Rise of the West"
A Eurocentric manner of explaining the modern world historica…
West
Developed nations, all with similar economies and societies.
17 terms
World cultures
Ethnocentrism
Oral history
Written history
Artifact
Placing your cultural values first before other cultures
Anything said or past down through word of mouth
Anything written down
An objet made by a human being; an item of cultural or histor…
Ethnocentrism
Placing your cultural values first before other cultures
Oral history
Anything said or past down through word of mouth
8 terms
World cultures
The Sumerian system of writing, which…
Picture symbols that represented objec…
Writer, most important job in Sumerian…
Long poems that tell the story of a hero
Cuneiform
Pictographs
Scribe
Epics
The Sumerian system of writing, which…
Cuneiform
Picture symbols that represented objec…
Pictographs
50 terms
World Cultures Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Globe
Map
Cartographers
Great Circle Route
A scale model of the Earth
A symbolic representation of all or part of the Earth
Mapmakers that use mathematical formulas to transfer informat…
An imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth
Globe
A scale model of the Earth
Map
A symbolic representation of all or part of the Earth
31 terms
World cultures
culture
nuclear family
extended family
patriarchal
all things that make up a persons way of life
wife, husband, kids... typical industrial societies
several generations in one household... typical in most societie…
families led by men (often the oldest male)
culture
all things that make up a persons way of life
nuclear family
wife, husband, kids... typical industrial societies
11 terms
World Cultures
Nicolaus Copernicus
Tycho Brahe
Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler
Scholars began to realize that the geocentric theory didn't m…
Danish astronomer. carefully recorded the movements of the pl…
Brahe's assistant. Studied Brahe's ideas and came up with the…
One of these laws showed that the planets revolve around the…
Nicolaus Copernicus
Scholars began to realize that the geocentric theory didn't m…
Tycho Brahe
Danish astronomer. carefully recorded the movements of the pl…
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