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World History
English
Bard
fortify
Iliad
English
a poet
to strengthen against attack, as by building or furnishing wi…
a long Greek epic poem, ascribed to Homer, dealing with event…
English
English
Bard
a poet
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World History Thanksgiving Review
Buddhism (origin, spread, followers)
Judaism (origin, spread, followers)
Christianity (origin, spread, followers)
Islam (origin, spread, followers)
Started in India. Spread to the Far East (China, Japan, etc.)…
Started in Iraq. Spread to Israel and then to the Jewish dias…
Started in Israel. Spread through the Roman Empire and then a…
Started in Saudi Arabia. Spread through the Middle East and t…
Buddhism (origin, spread, followers)
Started in India. Spread to the Far East (China, Japan, etc.)…
Judaism (origin, spread, followers)
Started in Iraq. Spread to Israel and then to the Jewish dias…
World History
Mesopotamia
Sumer
Babylon
Egypt(upper & lower)
Land between 2 rivers
Government was made up of independent City-states.
The city-states of Mesopotamia were conquered into an empire…
Upper Egypt- South~ Lower Egypt- North
Mesopotamia
Land between 2 rivers
Sumer
Government was made up of independent City-states.
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World History Chapter 7
Mauryan Empire
Asoka
Religious Toleration
Tamil
The first Empire to unify most of the Indian subcontinent. It…
The grandson of Chandragupta who ruled the Mauryan Empire and…
The acceptance of people who held different religious beliefs.
The language of the Tamil people who live in southern India.…
Mauryan Empire
The first Empire to unify most of the Indian subcontinent. It…
Asoka
The grandson of Chandragupta who ruled the Mauryan Empire and…
World History
Adolf Hitler
Chaing Kai Shek (Jiang Jeishi)
Czar Nicholas II
Deng Xiaoping
Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of th…
a Chinese political and military leader who served as the lea…
Nicholas II was the last tsar of Russia, ruling from 1 Novemb…
Deng Xiaoping, was a Chinese revolutionary and statesman. Gre…
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of th…
Chaing Kai Shek (Jiang Jeishi)
a Chinese political and military leader who served as the lea…
WorldHistory
Plebiscite
Robespierre
Olympe De Gouges
Guillotine
ballot in which voters have a direct say on an issue.
French Revolutionary and Jacobin leader; established the Reig…
French Playwright/Political activist.
a device designed for carrying out executions by decapitations.
Plebiscite
ballot in which voters have a direct say on an issue.
Robespierre
French Revolutionary and Jacobin leader; established the Reig…
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WORLD HISTORY
Geography
location
Region
Place
is the study of physical features of the earth and its atmosp…
(a) absolute location (b) approx location
(a) a region can be small or large... (b) a region has shared c…
(a) physical:plants, animals weather and landmarks... (b) Human…
Geography
is the study of physical features of the earth and its atmosp…
location
(a) absolute location (b) approx location
World History - Chapter 2
Nile River
Cataracts
Hieroglyphics
Papyrus
Longest river in the world
Rapids; 6 on the Nile River
Egyptian writing
Paper used by Egyptians
Nile River
Longest river in the world
Cataracts
Rapids; 6 on the Nile River
World War One- World History
M.A.I.N.
Central Powers
Allied Powers (WWI)
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Ottoman Empire.
Britain, France, America and Russia.
Archduke of Austria Hungary assassinated by a Serbian in 1914…
M.A.I.N.
Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism
Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Ottoman Empire.
World History
Bronze Age
Fertile Crescent
Rivers flowing into Fertile Crescent
Countries in Fertile Crescent
3300 BC-1200BC; innovation in ancient cultures
areas from SE corner of mediterranean to persian gulf
nile, tigris, euphrates
Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Syria, some of Iraq
Bronze Age
3300 BC-1200BC; innovation in ancient cultures
Fertile Crescent
areas from SE corner of mediterranean to persian gulf
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World History People and Names
ABRAHAM
MOSES
ZOROASTER
BUDDHA
THE FOUNDER OF JUDAISM
RECEIVED TEN COMMANDMENTS AND LED EXODUS FROM EGYPT
FOUNDER OF PERSIAN RELIGION WITH A BELIEF IN GOOD AND EVIL
PRINCE SIDHARTHA GAUTAMA FOUNDER OF BUDDHISM
ABRAHAM
THE FOUNDER OF JUDAISM
MOSES
RECEIVED TEN COMMANDMENTS AND LED EXODUS FROM EGYPT
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world history
con·quis·ta·dor
Colony
Mercantilism
Balance of Trade
a conqueror, especially one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexi…
a group of people of one nationality or ethnic group living i…
belief in the benefits of profitable trading; commercialism.
the difference in value between a country's imports and expor…
con·quis·ta·dor
a conqueror, especially one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexi…
Colony
a group of people of one nationality or ethnic group living i…
43 terms
World History
Mesopotamia 3500 b.c.e
Babylonians
Assyrians
Egypt
Sumerians (oldest)... Babylonians ... Assyrians
-Famous King Hammurabi... - created first legal written code... - b…
-Conquered the Babylonians... - First Empire in history... - had a…
Four natural barriers which kept them around the longest.... -No…
Mesopotamia 3500 b.c.e
Sumerians (oldest)... Babylonians ... Assyrians
Babylonians
-Famous King Hammurabi... - created first legal written code... - b…
World History
Absolutism
Neolithic Revolution
Anarchism
Anti-Semitism
A form of government where the sovereign power or ultimate au…
The shift from hunting animals and gathering plants for suste…
A political theory that holds that all governments and existi…
Hostility toward or discrimination against Jews.
Absolutism
A form of government where the sovereign power or ultimate au…
Neolithic Revolution
The shift from hunting animals and gathering plants for suste…
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
35 terms
World History
Archaeologist-
Anthropologists
Last Ice Age
Paleolithic
scientist who studies human history by digging up artifacts
study the origin, behavior and cultural development of humans
110000- 12,000 years ago
the earliest part of the Stone Age where stone tools were use
Archaeologist-
scientist who studies human history by digging up artifacts
Anthropologists
study the origin, behavior and cultural development of humans
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World History: Chapter 2
Hunter-gatherer
culture
domestication
sedentary
a human who subsists by hinting wild animals and gathering wi…
the shared beliefs, practices, and traditions of a group
a biological process in which the physical characteristics of…
settled; nonmigratory
Hunter-gatherer
a human who subsists by hinting wild animals and gathering wi…
culture
the shared beliefs, practices, and traditions of a group
World History World War II
Axis Powers
Allied Powers
Winston Churchill
Nonaggression Pact
Germany, Italy, Japan alliance in WWII
America, Britain, Russia, France ally in WWII
British Prime Minister during WWII. Lead the British people w…
German and Soviet pact to not fight each other
Axis Powers
Germany, Italy, Japan alliance in WWII
Allied Powers
America, Britain, Russia, France ally in WWII
World History - Chapter 9
Andes Mountains
Rocky Mountains
Length of Americas
Strait
Name for mountains in South America
Name for mountains in North America
9,000 miles
Narrow strip of water that separates land masses
Andes Mountains
Name for mountains in South America
Rocky Mountains
Name for mountains in North America
World History - Chapter 7
Etruscans
Republic
Senate
Plebeians
Earliest city dwellers in Rome; built Rome into a large prosp…
Replaced the monarchy; People elect officials to run state
Most powerful part of the Roman government
Farmers and Workers; Most of Roman population
Etruscans
Earliest city dwellers in Rome; built Rome into a large prosp…
Republic
Replaced the monarchy; People elect officials to run state
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world history- world religions
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
Buddhism
Religion of the ancient Israelites. founded by Abraham. Jerus…
branched from Judaism. Jesus was the kinda founder. Monotheist.
"Third coming of god." After Judaism and Christianity. Muhamm…
The religion started by Siddhartha Gautama and which holds sa…
Judaism
Religion of the ancient Israelites. founded by Abraham. Jerus…
Christianity
branched from Judaism. Jesus was the kinda founder. Monotheist.
16 terms
World History Chapter 15
apartheid
Pan-Africanism
Pan--Arabism
OPEC
"apartness," the system of racial segregation in South Africa…
the unity of all black Africans, regardless of national bound…
Arab unity, regardless of national boundaries (p. 679)
the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Counties formed in 19…
apartheid
"apartness," the system of racial segregation in South Africa…
Pan-Africanism
the unity of all black Africans, regardless of national bound…
466 terms
World History
Epic of Gilgamesh
Pax Mongolica
Abraham
Absolute Monarchy
A Mesopotamian epic poem that is one of the oldest surviving…
A Latin phrase that means "Mongol peace." The phrase describe…
The first of the Hebrew patriarchs, originally called Abram o…
A government in which the king or queen has total power, with…
Epic of Gilgamesh
A Mesopotamian epic poem that is one of the oldest surviving…
Pax Mongolica
A Latin phrase that means "Mongol peace." The phrase describe…
World History Chapter 14
Dark Age
Convent
simony
Constantinople
The name given to the time period in Western Europe between 5…
A monastery for women
The selling of church offices
Capital of the Byzantine Empire
Dark Age
The name given to the time period in Western Europe between 5…
Convent
A monastery for women
World History - Chapter 18
Ghazis
Janissaries
Murad II
Suleyman
Warriors for Islam; 1st Ottomans
Elite Ottoman slave army
Defeated the last European Crusaders
Powerful sultan who expanded the Ottoman Empire; Nicknames of…
Ghazis
Warriors for Islam; 1st Ottomans
Janissaries
Elite Ottoman slave army
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World History Chapter 1
Deluge
Civil government
Nimrod
humanism
the Flood
began after the Deluge
led the building of the tower of Babel
human worship, making man into a god
Deluge
the Flood
Civil government
began after the Deluge
World History - Chapter 8
Shinto
Regent
Prince Shotoku
Embassy
The traditional religion of Japan, based on worship of and re…
A person who rules in place of an absent or underage monarch.
A regent who ruled Japan from A.D. 593 to 622 and brought ele…
An office of one country's government in another country.
Shinto
The traditional religion of Japan, based on worship of and re…
Regent
A person who rules in place of an absent or underage monarch.
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World History: Prehistory
archaeology
cultural diffusion
city-state
artifact
The study of the physical remains and artifacts of early people
The spread of ideas customs and technologies through migratio…
A political unit that includes a city and its surrounding lan…
objects made by human beings
archaeology
The study of the physical remains and artifacts of early people
cultural diffusion
The spread of ideas customs and technologies through migratio…
World History
Mesopotamia
Sumer
City States
Polytheism
The area of the Tigris Euphrates.
A region in Mesopotamia
They did not live together. Each had their own territory.
Believe in many gods.
Mesopotamia
The area of the Tigris Euphrates.
Sumer
A region in Mesopotamia
World History- Chapter 5
Kinship
Clan
Labor Specialization
Griot
A connection among people by blood, marriage, or adoption.
A group of people related by blood or marriage.
The doing of specific types of work by trained or knowledgeab…
An official storyteller in an African civilization.
Kinship
A connection among people by blood, marriage, or adoption.
Clan
A group of people related by blood or marriage.
48 terms
World History Chapter 6
Etruscans
Tiber River
Republic
Patricians
Native to Northern Italy, metal workers & engineers, develope…
...
A form of government in which power rests with citizens who h…
Wealthy landowners who held most of the power
Etruscans
Native to Northern Italy, metal workers & engineers, develope…
Tiber River
...
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World History
Summarize the impact of the developmen…
Identify important changes in human li…
Identify the characteristics of civili…
Explain characterisics of Hinduism
People started settling more because they could grow crops by…
Population rose greatly... nomadic --> hunter gatherers ... domesti…
1) advanced cities 2) specialized workers 3) complex insituti…
Goal in life is to achieve moksha ( complete understanding).…
Summarize the impact of the developmen…
People started settling more because they could grow crops by…
Identify important changes in human li…
Population rose greatly... nomadic --> hunter gatherers ... domesti…
World History - Chapter 10
Justinian
Justinian Code
Theodora
Belisarius
Byzantine Emperor
Law code with 4 parts, included laws of Roman Empire
Justinian's wife; encouraged him to increase women rights
General of Justinian's army
Justinian
Byzantine Emperor
Justinian Code
Law code with 4 parts, included laws of Roman Empire
18 terms
World History Chapter 14
multinational corporation
megacity
favela
magic realism
a company with divisions in more than two countries (p. 651)
cities with rapidly increasing populations, having trouble ke…
squatter settlements lacking basic urban services (p. 654)
a form of expression unique to Latin American literature; it…
multinational corporation
a company with divisions in more than two countries (p. 651)
megacity
cities with rapidly increasing populations, having trouble ke…
58 terms
World History Chapter 5
Mycenaean
Trojan War
Dorian
Homer
The Indo-European people who settled on the Greek mainland ar…
A ten year war, between the Mycenaean Greeks and the city-sta…
A Greek-speaking people that, according to tradition, migrate…
An ancient Greek epic poet, who is believed to have written t…
Mycenaean
The Indo-European people who settled on the Greek mainland ar…
Trojan War
A ten year war, between the Mycenaean Greeks and the city-sta…
World History - Chapter 26
Imperialism
Dependent Colonies
Sphere of Influence
White Man's Burden
One country takes control of another country
A few European officials ruled the non-European people
Area in which one nation has a special interest and other nat…
Western attitude towards non-western people
Imperialism
One country takes control of another country
Dependent Colonies
A few European officials ruled the non-European people
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World History - Chapter 1
nomads
bureaucracy
artisans
pictographs
moving from place to place
a system of managing government through departments by appoin…
skilled craftworkers
simple drawings
nomads
moving from place to place
bureaucracy
a system of managing government through departments by appoin…
67 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…
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World History Revolutions
2. Toussaint L'Ouverture
William and Mary
Oliver Cromwell
Third Estates
Led a military assault against the French to end Slavery in H…
Signed the English Bill of rights
Leader of the roundheads established and ruled the British Co…
Experienced high taxes and the most inequality
2. Toussaint L'Ouverture
Led a military assault against the French to end Slavery in H…
William and Mary
Signed the English Bill of rights
24 terms
World History Chapter 7
Trojan War
Homer
Mount Olympus
city-state
about 1200 BC the Mycenaeans destroyed the city of Troy by pr…
first great Greek epic poet famous for the "Iliad" and the "O…
home of the gods
a Greek polis with its surrounding countryside and was a sove…
Trojan War
about 1200 BC the Mycenaeans destroyed the city of Troy by pr…
Homer
first great Greek epic poet famous for the "Iliad" and the "O…
16 terms
World History Chapter 2
Tigris and Euphrates
culture
cuneiform
edubba
two rivers that flow through the Fertile Crescent
way of life of a people
Sumerian writing
tablet house
Tigris and Euphrates
two rivers that flow through the Fertile Crescent
culture
way of life of a people
world history
Partition (India)
Muslim League
Taliban
Mujahideen
Due to rioting between Hindus and Muslims, India was divided…
an organization formed in 1906 to protect the interests of In…
A group of fundamentalist Muslims who took control of Afghani…
Afghan rebels... Sentence: Mujahideen is Afghan rebels.
Partition (India)
Due to rioting between Hindus and Muslims, India was divided…
Muslim League
an organization formed in 1906 to protect the interests of In…
World History
Reign of Terror
Jean-Jacque Rousseau
Universal Manhood Sufferage
Glorious Revolution
was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the…
Enlightened thinker
is a form of voting rights in which all adult males within a…
The change of power from a monarchy to a democratic without b…
Reign of Terror
was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the…
Jean-Jacque Rousseau
Enlightened thinker
18 terms
World history
Little turtle
Battle of fallen timbers
French revolution
John Jay
Native American war chief
General Anthony Wayne defeated the native American confederacy
A republican uprising in France
Chief Justice
Little turtle
Native American war chief
Battle of fallen timbers
General Anthony Wayne defeated the native American confederacy
World History
World History
prehistoric
Stone Age
Topographical map
The field of study concerned with global processes and patter…
The time or period before recorded or written history.
The earliest known period of human culture, marked by the cre…
A type of map characterized by large-scale detail and contour…
World History
The field of study concerned with global processes and patter…
prehistoric
The time or period before recorded or written history.
20 terms
World History - Chapter 11
Florentine writers
Florence
Giotto
Frescoes
In the fourteenth century, ____ studied the classics and stir…
____ was the birthplace of the Renaissance.
____ was known for his frescoes.
___ are paintings on wet plaster.
Florentine writers
In the fourteenth century, ____ studied the classics and stir…
Florence
____ was the birthplace of the Renaissance.
17 terms
World History
Pharaohs
Cultural Diffusion
Ziggurats
City State
Pharaohs
Cultural Diffusion
15 terms
World History Unit 3
Crossroads
Pagan
Successor
Virtue
where two or more roads cross; often used metaphorically to m…
worship of gods other than the true God
one who follows another in a position of leadership
good moral character
Crossroads
where two or more roads cross; often used metaphorically to m…
Pagan
worship of gods other than the true God
World history
Domestic
Nomad
Stone Age
Hominid
To give support to a statement
A person with no settled home
A period of time which hominids made lasting tools and weapon…
A modern human or a member of an earlier group whose ancestor…
Domestic
To give support to a statement
Nomad
A person with no settled home
World History
Mandate of Heaven
The Silk Road
Legalism
Constantine
A legacy of the Zhou Dynasty. It is the concept that dynastic…
A series of trade route that connected different empires of t…
Chinese religion/ philosophy, men and women were innately bad…
Emperor of Rome from 306 BCE to 337 BCE. He inherited a polic…
Mandate of Heaven
A legacy of the Zhou Dynasty. It is the concept that dynastic…
The Silk Road
A series of trade route that connected different empires of t…
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