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World History
Sumerians
Mandate of Heaven
Ziggurat
The Silk Road
In mesopotamia, they were among the first groups to build a c…
A legacy of the Zhou Dynasty. It is the concept that dynastic…
A form of temple common to the SumeriansBabylonians and Assyr…
A series of trade route that connected different empires of t…
Sumerians
In mesopotamia, they were among the first groups to build a c…
Mandate of Heaven
A legacy of the Zhou Dynasty. It is the concept that dynastic…
137 terms
World History
Culture
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
Known as Old stone age, last for about 2.5 million years. (Le…
People who move from place to place in search of food and wat…
Culture
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Artifacts
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
137 terms
World History
Culture
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
Known as Old stone age, last for about 2.5 million years. (Le…
People who move from place to place in search of food and wat…
Culture
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Artifacts
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
273 terms
World History
The line graph shows US defense spendi…
Which country launched the first satel…
The closest the world came to war duri…
Which of the following resulted from t…
It dropped by approximately $30,000 million.
the Soviet Union
Cuba.
Vietnam is united under a Communist government.... Support for…
The line graph shows US defense spendi…
It dropped by approximately $30,000 million.
Which country launched the first satel…
the Soviet Union
World History
pastoral
Nomadic
Agricultural
Theocracy
describes an economy based on herding animals
Refers to people who move around in search of food by gatheri…
Describes an economy based on farming
Rule by priests
pastoral
describes an economy based on herding animals
Nomadic
Refers to people who move around in search of food by gatheri…
19 terms
World History
artifacts
archaeologist
culture
civilization
objects left behind by humans
scientists who study artifacts left behind by humans
a set of beliefs, knowledge and patterns of living that peopl…
complex culture with cities, workers, institutions, records,…
artifacts
objects left behind by humans
archaeologist
scientists who study artifacts left behind by humans
27 terms
World War II - World History
Treaty of Versailles and Germany
League of Nations
Blitzkreig
Nonagression Pact
Punish Germany, pay reparations, give up territory, make them…
A global association formed in 1919 to promote peace. It was…
"Lighting Wars" type of fast-moving warfare used by German fo…
a pact between Germany and the USSR saying,"You don't mess wi…
Treaty of Versailles and Germany
Punish Germany, pay reparations, give up territory, make them…
League of Nations
A global association formed in 1919 to promote peace. It was…
81 terms
AP World History: Ancient World
Agriculture
Agrarian
Bands/ Clans
Barbarian
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
extended family groups that generally lived together
without civilizing influences
Agriculture
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
Agrarian
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
11 terms
World History: Intro to World History
History (3 parts)
Historians
Narrative
Chronology
1. Who we are and why we are the way we are.... 2. A chronologic…
Explain the past by telling the stories of what actually happ…
Something that is told; a story.
A measure of time or order of events.
History (3 parts)
1. Who we are and why we are the way we are.... 2. A chronologic…
Historians
Explain the past by telling the stories of what actually happ…
World History
Tigris and Euphrates
Mesopotamia
Hammurabi's Code
Babylon
Rivers surrounding Mesopotamia.
literally "land between rivers" birthplace of civilization.
first written law code; given to the people of Babylon.
city-state in Mesopotamia; home of ... Hammurabi; capital of the…
Tigris and Euphrates
Rivers surrounding Mesopotamia.
Mesopotamia
literally "land between rivers" birthplace of civilization.
World History
absolute monarch
acropolis
appeasement
aqueduct
kings or queens who hod all the power within their state's bo…
fortified hilltop
giving in to an aggressor to keep peace
water system that brought water into cities and towns from a…
absolute monarch
kings or queens who hod all the power within their state's bo…
acropolis
fortified hilltop
World History
florin
moneychangers
banca
just price
a gold coin minted in the city of florence
men experienced in measuring the value of coins
"bench", table of the money changers
price which includes the cost of materials, a fair return for…
florin
a gold coin minted in the city of florence
moneychangers
men experienced in measuring the value of coins
World History Chapter 1
Artifact
Culture
Hominid
Paleolithic Age
A human made object, such as tools and Jewlery.
A People's unique way of life.
Humans and other creatures that walk upright.
A period of time, also known as the Old Stone Age, that laste…
Artifact
A human made object, such as tools and Jewlery.
Culture
A People's unique way of life.
30 terms
World History 2016 Absolutism
Hapsburg Empire
Charles V
Philip II
Absolutism
which included the german states of the holy roman empire and…
Charles I is now titled Charles V by which historians now usu…
during his 42 year reign Philip II expanded Spanish influence…
the acceptance of or belief in absolute principles in politic…
Hapsburg Empire
which included the german states of the holy roman empire and…
Charles V
Charles I is now titled Charles V by which historians now usu…
35 terms
World History Chapter 1
Artifact
Culture
Hominid
Paleolithic Age
A human made object, such as tools and Jewlery.
A People's unique way of life.
Humans and other creatures that walk upright.
A period of time, also known as the Old Stone Age, that laste…
Artifact
A human made object, such as tools and Jewlery.
Culture
A People's unique way of life.
80 terms
AP World History: Ancient World
Agriculture
Agrarian
Bands/ Clans
Barbarian
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
extended family groups that generally lived together
without civilizing influences
Agriculture
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
Agrarian
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
137 terms
World History
Culture
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
Known as Old stone age, last for about 2.5 million years. (Le…
People who move from place to place in search of food and wat…
Culture
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Artifacts
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
10 terms
World History, ch. 8
assassinate
campaign
ambition
conqueror
to murder a leader or other important (prominent) person
a series of battles all aimed at one military end
the drive to become powerful, successful, or famous
a person who gains control by winning a war
assassinate
to murder a leader or other important (prominent) person
campaign
a series of battles all aimed at one military end
8 terms
World History - Chapter 6
Olmec
Maya
Aztec
Inca
1st American civilization
Civilization of independent city-states in Central America
Highly developed civilization in Mexico
Civilization that emerged from the Andes mountains of South A…
Olmec
1st American civilization
Maya
Civilization of independent city-states in Central America
137 terms
World History
Culture
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
Known as Old stone age, last for about 2.5 million years. (Le…
People who move from place to place in search of food and wat…
Culture
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Artifacts
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
27 terms
World History
Neolithic Revolution
Stone Age
Mesopotamia
Sumerians
Period of time where people in the Middle East developed the…
Period of time where people made tools of stone.
The first river civilization that developed between the Tigri…
Lived in Mesopotamia and invented the wheel and the sailboat
Neolithic Revolution
Period of time where people in the Middle East developed the…
Stone Age
Period of time where people made tools of stone.
12 terms
Modern World History: Prologue
monarchy
democracy
direct democracy
republic
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
meaning rule of the people
form of government in which citizens rule and make laws direc…
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
monarchy
A single person is called a king or a monarch ruled in a gove…
democracy
meaning rule of the people
11 terms
World History ch. 5
empire
navigate
colony
nomad
a group of lands ruled by the same government or ruler
to plan the course of a ship; to sail or steer
a group of people who settle in a far-off land but are still…
a person who moves from place to place looking for food for h…
empire
a group of lands ruled by the same government or ruler
navigate
to plan the course of a ship; to sail or steer
10 terms
World History, ch. 2
shelters
glacier
settle
settlement
places to live
a large, slow-moving mass of ice and snow
begin to live in a new place
a small group of homes is an area that has not been populated
shelters
places to live
glacier
a large, slow-moving mass of ice and snow
88 terms
World History
Divine Right of Kings
The Thirty Years War
Louis XIV treatment of Huguenots
English Civil War
The kings used religion to justify their power saying that Go…
1618-1648 Last Religious War. Protestant Bohemian Nobles vs.…
Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes. Huguenots were persecu…
Parliament (Roundheads) led by Oliver Cromwell supported by t…
Divine Right of Kings
The kings used religion to justify their power saying that Go…
The Thirty Years War
1618-1648 Last Religious War. Protestant Bohemian Nobles vs.…
World History
Significance of Hammurabi's Code
Why are people religious?
What does GRAPES stand for?
Geography
It established the first written code of law to rule the peop…
comfort, hope, meaning for life and after life, community, fi…
Geography... Religion... Arts/Advancements... Politics... Economy... Social…
the study of where civilization lived, their land and region…
Significance of Hammurabi's Code
It established the first written code of law to rule the peop…
Why are people religious?
comfort, hope, meaning for life and after life, community, fi…
World History
historian
archaeologist
artifact
fossil
People who record the past and study written records... A person…
a scientist who learns about ancient people by studying the t…
Any object made by humans, especially those from an earlier t…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock.
historian
People who record the past and study written records... A person…
archaeologist
a scientist who learns about ancient people by studying the t…
93 terms
World History
Divine Right of Kings
The Thirty Years War
Louis XIV treatment of Huguenots
English Civil War
The kings used religion to justify their power saying that Go…
1618-1648 Last Religious War. Protestant Bohemian Nobles vs.…
Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes. Huguenots were persecu…
Parliament (Roundheads) led by Oliver Cromwell supported by t…
Divine Right of Kings
The kings used religion to justify their power saying that Go…
The Thirty Years War
1618-1648 Last Religious War. Protestant Bohemian Nobles vs.…
25 terms
World History: The Roman World
Tiber
Etruscans
Republic
Censors
Rome grew out of villages located along this river.
This people brought a written language and engineering skills…
Rome eventually replaced its monarchy with a system of govern…
Helped to oversee the behavior of the Roman people.
Tiber
Rome grew out of villages located along this river.
Etruscans
This people brought a written language and engineering skills…
13 terms
World History - Explorers
Hernan Cortes
Zheng He
Pedro Cabral
Vasco da Gama
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Me…
Chinese naval explorer during the Ming dynasty who sailed alo…
Portuguese explorer who claimed Brazil for Portugal n 1500. H…
Portuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expe…
Hernan Cortes
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Me…
Zheng He
Chinese naval explorer during the Ming dynasty who sailed alo…
51 terms
World History World War 1
The assassination of Archduke Franz Fe…
Woodrow Wilson
Austria-Hungary
The Black Hand
This was the spark that started World War I. Archduke Ferdina…
This was the president who was elected in 1912, and led the U…
This Central Power empire during WWI, started the war with th…
This Serbian rebel group tassassinated Archduke Ferdinand aft…
The assassination of Archduke Franz Fe…
This was the spark that started World War I. Archduke Ferdina…
Woodrow Wilson
This was the president who was elected in 1912, and led the U…
30 terms
World History
Hammurabi's law code was important bec…
How did the ancient Egyptians view the…
Why where the Phoenicians considered t…
What made the Israelites' (Hebrew's) r…
it created a standard set of laws for society.
As Gods
Trading and Colonizing
Believed in one true deity
Hammurabi's law code was important bec…
it created a standard set of laws for society.
How did the ancient Egyptians view the…
As Gods
50 terms
World History
6000
Babylon
Egypt
430 years
The earth is about this many years old.
First global superpower where everyone spoke the same language
Second global superpower because God gave them knowledge of t…
How many years the Jews were enslaved in Egypt.
6000
The earth is about this many years old.
Babylon
First global superpower where everyone spoke the same language
2,000 terms
History of the World
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
ziggurat
pictograms
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
A temple tower of ancient Mesopotamia, constructed of square…
A pictorial symbol or sign representing an object or concept
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
51 terms
World History World War 2
The assassination of Archduke Franz Fe…
Woodrow Wilson
Austria-Hungary
The Black Hand
This was the spark that started World War I. Archduke Ferdina…
This was the president who was elected in 1912, and led the U…
This Central Power empire during WWI, started the war with th…
This Serbian rebel group tassassinated Archduke Ferdinand aft…
The assassination of Archduke Franz Fe…
This was the spark that started World War I. Archduke Ferdina…
Woodrow Wilson
This was the president who was elected in 1912, and led the U…
World History
Charlemagne
Manorialism
Feudalism
Crusades
Charles the Great; 800 AD; crowned by the Pope as the head of…
The economic system of the Middle Ages. Manors were self-suff…
The political and social hierarchy that included landlords, v…
Series of military adventures initially launched by western C…
Charlemagne
Charles the Great; 800 AD; crowned by the Pope as the head of…
Manorialism
The economic system of the Middle Ages. Manors were self-suff…
26 terms
Ancient World History
ancestor
ancient
artifact
artisan
a person from whom one is descended
very old, from a long time past
any object made by human beings
a craftsperson
ancestor
a person from whom one is descended
ancient
very old, from a long time past
35 terms
World History Chapter 1
Artifact
Culture
Hominid
Paleolithic Age
A human made object, such as tools and Jewlery.
A People's unique way of life.
Humans and other creatures that walk upright.
A period of time, also known as the Old Stone Age, that laste…
Artifact
A human made object, such as tools and Jewlery.
Culture
A People's unique way of life.
137 terms
World History
Culture
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
Known as Old stone age, last for about 2.5 million years. (Le…
People who move from place to place in search of food and wat…
Culture
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Artifacts
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
273 terms
World History
The line graph shows US defense spendi…
Which country launched the first satel…
The closest the world came to war duri…
Which of the following resulted from t…
It dropped by approximately $30,000 million.
the Soviet Union
Cuba.
Vietnam is united under a Communist government.... Support for…
The line graph shows US defense spendi…
It dropped by approximately $30,000 million.
Which country launched the first satel…
the Soviet Union
25 terms
World History
Religion
Polytheism
Jesus
Muhammad
System of beliefs for satisfying people's spiritual wants/need
Belief in multiple gods
The founder of Christianity who was known as the Son of God
Arab man who was considered the last messenger of Allah and f…
Religion
System of beliefs for satisfying people's spiritual wants/need
Polytheism
Belief in multiple gods
World History Unit 1
history
primary source
Neolithic Agricultural Revolution
irrigation systems
the study of past events, using primary and secondary sources
a document or physical object which was created during the ti…
the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a lifes…
the artificial application of water to the land or soil. It i…
history
the study of past events, using primary and secondary sources
primary source
a document or physical object which was created during the ti…
29 terms
Contemporary World History Cruz_Petrin
Truman Doctrine
Iron Curtain
Domino Theory
NATO
First established in 1947 after Britain no longer could affor…
Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between th…
The political theory that if one nation comes under Communist…
North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an alliance made to defen…
Truman Doctrine
First established in 1947 after Britain no longer could affor…
Iron Curtain
Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between th…
137 terms
World History
Culture
Artifacts
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
Known as Old stone age, last for about 2.5 million years. (Le…
People who move from place to place in search of food and wat…
Culture
a group's knowledge, language, beliefs, customs, and religion…
Artifacts
Objects that people in the past have made. Example: Pottery,…
17 terms
World History Cold War
cold war
containment
domino theory
Iron Curtain
intense economic political military and ideological rivalry b…
USA did not let communism spread
idea that if one country fails to communism other surrounding…
(HT) , Term used by Churchill in 1946 to describe the line of…
cold war
intense economic political military and ideological rivalry b…
containment
USA did not let communism spread
world history ( byzantine world ) midterm
justinian
justinians code
hagia sophia
corpus of civil law
emperor ... rebuilt hagia sophia with a dome structure and color…
collections of roman laws... model for catholic church and midev…
church in constanitinople ... meaning "holy wisdom"
another name for justinians code
justinian
emperor ... rebuilt hagia sophia with a dome structure and color…
justinians code
collections of roman laws... model for catholic church and midev…
175 terms
Final Exam World History
Battle of the Marne
U.S. economy in the 1920s
Desertification in the Sahel
Japanese economy after WWII
A battle where British and French troops pushed Germany along…
after WWI trade with europe fell off. This caused the US to f…
In Africa livestock was dying and and farmland was turning to…
After WWI the economy grew throughout the 1920's however ther…
Battle of the Marne
A battle where British and French troops pushed Germany along…
U.S. economy in the 1920s
after WWI trade with europe fell off. This caused the US to f…
64 terms
World History Glossary
history
archeology
culture
artifacts
The study of the past (especially using written sources)
The study of the past based on things left behind.
the values, traditions, and way of life of a people
non-living items left behind from the past
history
The study of the past (especially using written sources)
archeology
The study of the past based on things left behind.
17 terms
World History Ancient Rome
Republic
patrician
plebeian
consul
n. a type of government in which citizens select their leaders
n. a member of a wealthy family in the ancient Roman Republic
n. an ordinary citizen in the ancient Roman Republic
n. an elected official who led the Roman Republic - there wer…
Republic
n. a type of government in which citizens select their leaders
patrician
n. a member of a wealthy family in the ancient Roman Republic
World History 1: Renaissance
Renaissance
Printing Press
Literacy
Leonardo Da Vinci
Period of rebirth of art and learning in Europe lasting from…
Developed in the 1400's by Gutenberg, this machine allowed bo…
Due to the printing press, reading and writing increased.
Renaissance inventor and artist who painted the Mona Lisa and…
Renaissance
Period of rebirth of art and learning in Europe lasting from…
Printing Press
Developed in the 1400's by Gutenberg, this machine allowed bo…
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