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World History 2 Intro Vocabulary
Agriculture
Clergy
Cultural Diffusion
Culture
Farming
Spiritual leaders
The spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one…
The arts, beliefs and customs of a particular social group.
Agriculture
Farming
Clergy
Spiritual leaders
30 terms
World History: World War 2 Vocabulary Terms
Allied Powers
Anschluss
Battle of Britain
Battle of the Bulge
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
An aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the G…
1944-1945 battle in which Allied forces turned back the last…
Allied Powers
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
Anschluss
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
10 terms
World History Vocabulary #2
location
place
region
movement
tells where one place is in relation to another
physical characteristics
an geographical area comparing physical and human characteris…
the manner of a groups transportation
location
tells where one place is in relation to another
place
physical characteristics
25 terms
World History - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
city-state
located in Iraq; shaped cresent; very fertile land
a thick bed of mud, left by receding water
moving water from one area to another through ditches
cities surrounded by fields used for farming; each developed…
Fertile Crescent
located in Iraq; shaped cresent; very fertile land
silt
a thick bed of mud, left by receding water
58 terms
World History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Warring States
Olmecs
Mayan Civilization
Teotihuacan
Legalism helped the State of Qin gain control and unify China…
Means "rubber people." Named after trees from the region in w…
Society located in present-day southern Mexico, Guatemala, Be…
An example of an imperial city built in central Mexico becaus…
Warring States
Legalism helped the State of Qin gain control and unify China…
Olmecs
Means "rubber people." Named after trees from the region in w…
25 terms
World History - Vocabulary 2.
Dictator
Plebeian
Latifundia
Atman
Ruler who has complete control over a government ; in Ancient…
Plebeians In Ancient Rome, a member of the lower class, inclu…
Huge states bought up by newly wealthy roman citizens.
In Hindu belief, a person's essential self.
Dictator
Ruler who has complete control over a government ; in Ancient…
Plebeian
Plebeians In Ancient Rome, a member of the lower class, inclu…
11 terms
World History #2: Exploration
astrolabe
caravel
compass
Treaty of Tordesillas
navigational tool which uses the stars to find location based…
Portuguese ship with triangular sails and a movable rudder; w…
navigational tool which provided information on direction.
Line of Demarcation based on a 1494 agreement between Spain a…
astrolabe
navigational tool which uses the stars to find location based…
caravel
Portuguese ship with triangular sails and a movable rudder; w…
24 terms
World History - SOL 2
Songhai
Mughal
Ottoman
Incan
This Empire was centered in Africa
This Empire was centered in India
This Empire was centered in Turkey
This Group is from Modern Day Peru
Songhai
This Empire was centered in Africa
Mughal
This Empire was centered in India
13 terms
Vocabulary world history 2
Monsoon
Sanskrit
Aristocracy
Ritual
A strong wind that blows across East Asia at certain times of…
written language developed by the Aryans
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary r…
n. a ceremonial act; a customary procedure
Monsoon
A strong wind that blows across East Asia at certain times of…
Sanskrit
written language developed by the Aryans
10 terms
World History Vocabulary #2
Adam Smith
Socialism
Communism
Strike
His work heavily influenced economic thought throughout the V…
A political and economic theory of social organization that a…
A political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class w…
A refusal to work organized by a body of employees as a form…
Adam Smith
His work heavily influenced economic thought throughout the V…
Socialism
A political and economic theory of social organization that a…
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World History Vocabulary # 2
Triumvirate
Dictator
Imperator
Financial
A government by three with equal power
An absolute ruler
Commander in chief; the Latin origin of the word emperor
Relating to the management of funds
Triumvirate
A government by three with equal power
Dictator
An absolute ruler
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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…
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World History Vocabulary Ch. 2
Osiris
Amon-Re
Ramses II
Thutmose II
Ruled Egypt until he was killed by his brother; God of the dead
Meaning great lord of the Gods; pharaohs received their right…
Became pharaoh of the New Kingdom; ruled for 66 years
Hatshepsut's step-son; took over as pharaoh once he reached a…
Osiris
Ruled Egypt until he was killed by his brother; God of the dead
Amon-Re
Meaning great lord of the Gods; pharaohs received their right…
100 terms
World History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Mycenaeans
Trojan War
Dorians
Homer
group of people who settled on the Greek mainland around 2000…
a ten year war between the Mycenaeans and Troy
a group of people that moved into the war-torn countryside of…
greatest Greek storyteller who composed his epics between 750…
Mycenaeans
group of people who settled on the Greek mainland around 2000…
Trojan War
a ten year war between the Mycenaeans and Troy
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World History 2 vocabulary
Militarism
Nationalism
Alliance
Ally
Putting military strength above all else
Idea tha the interests of the nation come before that of the…
A formal agreement between nations to cooperate and defend ea…
A friendly nation
Militarism
Putting military strength above all else
Nationalism
Idea tha the interests of the nation come before that of the…
26 terms
World History: World War 2 Vocabulary Terms
Allied Powers
Battle of Britain
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of Stalingrad
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
An aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the G…
1944-1945 battle in which Allied forces turned back the last…
Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during W…
Allied Powers
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
Battle of Britain
An aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the G…
World History Vocabulary #2
hyksos
new Kingdom
kush
meroe
a group of nomadic invaders from SW Asia who ruled Egypt from…
the period of ancient history that followed the overthrow of…
an ancient Nubian kingdom whose rulers controlled Egypt betwe…
center of the kush dynasty from about 250 bc to ad 150; known…
hyksos
a group of nomadic invaders from SW Asia who ruled Egypt from…
new Kingdom
the period of ancient history that followed the overthrow of…
23 terms
World History: World War 2 Vocabulary Terms
Allied Powers
Anschluss
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of Stalingrad
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
1944-1945 battle in which Allied forces turned back the last…
Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during W…
Allied Powers
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
Anschluss
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
World History Vocabulary 2
Old Stone Age, Paleolithic Period
New Stone Age, Neolithic Period
Old Stone Age =
New Stone Age =
The oldest period of human history (2 million years ago-12,00…
The second oldest period of human history (12,000 years ago t…
Paleolithic Period
Neolithic Period
Old Stone Age, Paleolithic Period
The oldest period of human history (2 million years ago-12,00…
New Stone Age, Neolithic Period
The second oldest period of human history (12,000 years ago t…
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World History: World War 2 Vocabulary Terms
Allied Powers
Anschluss
Battle of Britain
Battle of the Bulge
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
An aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the G…
1944-1945 battle in which Allied forces turned back the last…
Allied Powers
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
Anschluss
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
20 terms
World History: World War 2 Vocabulary Terms
Allied Powers
Battle of Britain
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of Stalingrad
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
An aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the G…
1944-1945 battle in which Allied forces turned back the last…
Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during W…
Allied Powers
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
Battle of Britain
An aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the G…
14 terms
World History: Vocabulary 2
shrines
frescoes
straits
polis
alter, chapel, or other sacred places
colorful paintings out of wet plaster
a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two large ar…
independent Greek city-states
shrines
alter, chapel, or other sacred places
frescoes
colorful paintings out of wet plaster
20 terms
World History - Vocabulary 2
Acropolis
Aqueduct
City-State
Civil Service
A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek City
A man-made channel that is constructed to convey water from o…
A city and its surrounding lands functioning as an independen…
The administrative departments of a government
Acropolis
A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek City
Aqueduct
A man-made channel that is constructed to convey water from o…
16 terms
World History Vocabulary 2
Reincarnation
Nirvana
Filial piety
Polis
the rebirth of the soul in another bodily form
union with the universe and release from the cycle of rebirth
respect for parents, above all other duties
a unique version of the city-state
Reincarnation
the rebirth of the soul in another bodily form
Nirvana
union with the universe and release from the cycle of rebirth
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world history vocabulary 2
socialism
Karl Marx
James I
Charles I
Karl Marx idea that the government should own the major indus…
German founder of modern communism, in England from 1849.
1566-1625, king of England and Ireland 1603-25; as James VI,…
1600-49, king of Great Britain 1625-49 (son of James I)
socialism
Karl Marx idea that the government should own the major indus…
Karl Marx
German founder of modern communism, in England from 1849.
14 terms
World History Vocabulary #2
Shrines
Frescoes
Straits
Polis
Altar, chapel, or other sacred place
Colorful paintings completed on wet plaster
Narrow water passages
City-state in Ancient Greece
Shrines
Altar, chapel, or other sacred place
Frescoes
Colorful paintings completed on wet plaster
15 terms
World World 2: History Vocabulary
Infamy
Appeasement
Kamikaze
Blitzkrieg
Famous for doing something bad.
Giving in to the aggressor to maintain peace.
A suicidal pilot
An intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift…
Infamy
Famous for doing something bad.
Appeasement
Giving in to the aggressor to maintain peace.
10 terms
World History Vocabulary #2
Efficiency
Prestige
Extravagant
Oppressive
Work without waste or extra effort
The power to impress or influence
Going beyond reasonable limits
Cruelly controlling
Efficiency
Work without waste or extra effort
Prestige
The power to impress or influence
32 terms
History of the world (Ch. 2)
dispersion
Abraham
Ur
fertile crescent
the scattering of people all over the earth
the father of the nation of Isrial
where Abraham lived before his calling
the moon shaped area of fertile land
dispersion
the scattering of people all over the earth
Abraham
the father of the nation of Isrial
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Unit 2 Vocabulary - World History
World History
Prehistoric
Stone Age
Topographic 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
19 terms
World History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Delta
Pharaoh
Theocracy
Pyramid
A marshy region formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of a…
A king of ancient Egypt. considered a god as well as a politi…
A type of government in which rule in which rule is based on…
A massive structure with a rectangular base and 4 triangular…
Delta
A marshy region formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of a…
Pharaoh
A king of ancient Egypt. considered a god as well as a politi…
23 terms
World History: World War 2 Vocabulary Terms
Allied Powers
Anschluss
Battle of Britain
Battle of the Bulge
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
An aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the G…
1944-1945 battle in which Allied forces turned back the last…
Allied Powers
Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and F…
Anschluss
The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupat…
35 terms
World History Vocabulary 2
King Darius
King Cyrus
Archimedes
Byzantine Empire
Expanded the empire, created a good administrative system, an…
Founder of the Persian Empire who later became king
Greek mathematician who studied density, levers, and pulleys…
Eastern part of the Roman Empire that survived the fall of Ro…
King Darius
Expanded the empire, created a good administrative system, an…
King Cyrus
Founder of the Persian Empire who later became king
39 terms
World History Chapter 2
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
City-State
Dynasty
A crescent shaped area of fertile land that encompasses Mesop…
This was the site of one of the first advanced civilizations.…
This is a city which acts as an independent country, with its…
When a ruling family passes the power down from father to son…
Fertile Crescent
A crescent shaped area of fertile land that encompasses Mesop…
Mesopotamia
This was the site of one of the first advanced civilizations.…
31 terms
World History Unit 2
Muhammad
Mansa Musa
Genghis Khan
Islam
founder of the religion of Islam, accepted by Muslims through…
translates as "King of Kings" or "Emperor", of the wealthy We…
Mongolian warrior and ruler Genghis Khan created the largest…
monotheistic, Abrahamic religion articulated by the Quran, a…
Muhammad
founder of the religion of Islam, accepted by Muslims through…
Mansa Musa
translates as "King of Kings" or "Emperor", of the wealthy We…
11 terms
Mesnard World History U2 Vocabulary
paleolithic
nomads
technology
ice age
relating to the earliest period of the stone age
people who move from place to place as a group to find food
an ability gained by the practical use of knowledge
a time when glaciers covered most of the land
paleolithic
relating to the earliest period of the stone age
nomads
people who move from place to place as a group to find food
12 terms
World History- Chapter 2
Hammurabi
Indus Valley
Fertile Crescent
Pictographs
A famous ruler for a uniform code of laws that unified his em…
Early civilization had the first carefully planned cities wit…
The region in Southwest Asia where the first civilization arose
Form of writing did pictures stand for ideas
Hammurabi
A famous ruler for a uniform code of laws that unified his em…
Indus Valley
Early civilization had the first carefully planned cities wit…
12 terms
World History vocabulary (2)
Pantheon
Hellenistic
Triumvirate
Pax Romana
collection of all the gods and goddess of one religion
Pertaining to Greek or Persian culture
a group of three people in power
The time period of about 200 years of peace and prosperity in…
Pantheon
collection of all the gods and goddess of one religion
Hellenistic
Pertaining to Greek or Persian culture
33 terms
World History Chapter 2
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
city-state
ziggurat
an arc of land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf
the land "between the rivers"
basic unit of Sumerian civilization
massive stepped tower
Fertile Crescent
an arc of land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf
Mesopotamia
the land "between the rivers"
10 terms
World history vocabulary #2
Synthetic
Lofty
Laborious
Imply
Artifical/man made
High
Hard and difficult work
Make a suggestion/state something indirectly
Synthetic
Artifical/man made
Lofty
High
20 terms
World history vocabulary 2
Treaty of tordesilla
Conquistador
Encomienda
Merchantilism
Agreement between Portugal and Spain declaring new discovered…
The Spanish soldiers, explorers, and fortune hunters
A grant of land made by Spain to a settler in the Americas
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase the…
Treaty of tordesilla
Agreement between Portugal and Spain declaring new discovered…
Conquistador
The Spanish soldiers, explorers, and fortune hunters
26 terms
World history vocabulary 2
Reincarnation
Karma
Ahisma
Dharma
Rebirth of a soul in a new Body.
If you do something good something good will happen if you do…
The principle of non violence to ward all living things.
The principle of cosmic order.
Reincarnation
Rebirth of a soul in a new Body.
Karma
If you do something good something good will happen if you do…
11 terms
World history vocabulary #2
Reformation
Protestant
Peace of Augsburg
Catholic reformation
A movement for religious reform. It led to the founding of ch…
Eventually, the term Protestant was applied to christians who…
A famous religious settlement, signed in 1555
Helping Catholics to remain loyal. Was a movement within the…
Reformation
A movement for religious reform. It led to the founding of ch…
Protestant
Eventually, the term Protestant was applied to christians who…
17 terms
World History Vocabulary 2
reincarnation
nirvana
filial piety
polis
in Hindu belief, the rebirth of the soul in another bodily form
in Buddhist belief, union with the universe and release from…
respect for parents
city-state in ancient Greece
reincarnation
in Hindu belief, the rebirth of the soul in another bodily form
nirvana
in Buddhist belief, union with the universe and release from…
30 terms
World history vocabulary 2
Prince henry the navigator
Vasco da Gama
Treaty if Tordesillas
Christopher columbus
This portugues rolyal set up a school for navigation and was…
This portuguese explorer was the first european to round the…
A 1494 agreement betwen portugal and spain, declaring that ne…
The person sailed west from spain in 1492 to reach india. He…
Prince henry the navigator
This portugues rolyal set up a school for navigation and was…
Vasco da Gama
This portuguese explorer was the first european to round the…
21 terms
World History Vocabulary #2
Feudalism
Vassal
Knight
Fief
a political and social system that developed during the middl…
man who served a lord in a military capacity
heavily armored calvary, but also someone with great social s…
a grant of land made to a vassal
Feudalism
a political and social system that developed during the middl…
Vassal
man who served a lord in a military capacity
25 terms
World History Vocabulary #2
Polis
Monarchy
Aristrocracy
Oligarchy
Fundamental political unit in ancient greece
Kings or monarchs ruled in a government
A government ruled by a small group of noble land owning fami…
A government ruled by few powerful people
Polis
Fundamental political unit in ancient greece
Monarchy
Kings or monarchs ruled in a government
13 terms
World History Chapter 2
economy
civilization
resource
religion
The system that a community uses to produce and distribute go…
complex society that has cities, a well organized government,…
supply of something that can be used as needed
peoples beliefs and practices about the existence, worship of…
economy
The system that a community uses to produce and distribute go…
civilization
complex society that has cities, a well organized government,…
12 terms
World History 9.2
Usman dan Fodio
Shaka
Paternalistic
David Livingstone
Fulani scholar who set up an Islamic state in West Africa
A Zulu chief in Southern Africa who used soldiers and good mi…
The system of governing a country as a father would a child
Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi R…
Usman dan Fodio
Fulani scholar who set up an Islamic state in West Africa
Shaka
A Zulu chief in Southern Africa who used soldiers and good mi…
11 terms
World History - Vocabulary 2
Culture
Hunter-Gatherer
Nomad
Clan
Beliefs, customs, practices, and behavior of a particular nat…
Person who lives by hunting animals or gathering plants.
Person who moves place from place without a permanent home.
Group of families with a common ancestor.
Culture
Beliefs, customs, practices, and behavior of a particular nat…
Hunter-Gatherer
Person who lives by hunting animals or gathering plants.
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