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Amsco Chapter 7 Ap World History Terms

Hagia Sophia Most famous example of Byzantine architecture, it was built under Justinian I and is considered one of the most perfect buildings in the world. theocracy A government ruled by or subject to religious authority. patriarch the male head of a family or tribe monasteries Religious community where Christians called monks gave up their […]

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AP World History – Bentley-Unit One

irrigation systems Replacement or supplementation of rainfall with water from another source in order to grow crops Ice Age Any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth’s surface ethnocentrism Belief in the superiority of one’s own ethnic group nomadic (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements […]

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World History Chapter 1-2

Prehistory The period before writing was developed Archaeology The study of past societies through an analysis of what people have left behind Artifacts Tools, pottery, paintings, weapons, buildings, and household items of early people Anthropology The study of human life and culture Paleolithic Age The term used to designate the early period of human history […]

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World history Jeopardy questions

Duma What was the name of the legislative government started by Czar Nicholas II? Sudetenland Area of Czechoslovakia Hitler too over because they spoke German Lenin’s plan to rebuild Soviet’s economy; a temporary version of capitalism; after civil war What was the main purpose of the N.E.P. (New Economic Plan)? Descendants of the Dutch settlers […]

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Biology 109 Chapter 15: History of Life

The earliest discovered fossils are of ________ dating back to ________ years ago. prokaryotes . . . 3.5 billion The findings of Pasteur and others have established that life does not arise from nonliving matter today, but in the conditions of early Earth, such an event could have occurred. What was the probable role of […]

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AP World Chapter 6 Vocab

Land Bridges the Ice Ages froze much of the Earths water causing temporary land bridges; through these land bridges, humans were able to navigate all over the world. Some connected Siberia with Alaska, Australia with New Guinea, and low sea levels exposed Indonesian islands to the peninsula of south east Asia Olmecs (1200-100 B.C.E) they […]

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World History II

geographical barriers Communication was difficult in Ancient Greece because of __________. Communication ___________ was difficult in Ancient Greece because of geographical barriers. voice their opinions The following right was given to Spartan women: the right to ______ publicly. own The following right was given to Spartan women: the right to ______ property. transact business The […]

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Human Heritage A World History Chapter 11-1

Oracles People who could speak with the gods Prophecy Statement of what might happen in the future. Could mean more than one thing. Zeus Ruler of Mount Olympus. King of gods. God of weather. Aphrodite Goddess of love and beauty Apollo God of the sun, truth, archery, music, medicine, prophecy Ares God of war Artemis […]

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Amsco World History – 10

Equal-Field System Attempted to ensure all families had a parcel of land to cultivate Fast-Ripening Rice Native to Vietnam, allowed growth of two crops a year Proto-Industrialization Precedes and enables rise of factories Flying Cash Allowed depositing money at one location and withdraw from another Paper Money New form of currency used by Post-Classical China […]

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western art history

reformation and counter reformation 1517, martin Luther posts the 95 thesis on the witlenburg cathedral – missionary movement – emphasis on the experience of the faith through the senses mysticism emphasis on the intense and personal experience of the devine – spiritual journey council of trent reaffirms images for their didactic and inspirational value 1. […]

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World History – Chapter 10 vocab words

Bedouins groups of nomadic people in Arabia Muhammad the Arab prophet who founded Islam (570-632) Mecca the holiest city of Islam; Muhammad’s birthplace Yathrib Original name of the city of Medina Hijra the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution a.d. 622: regarded as the beginning of the Muslim Era (first year […]

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World History Unit 5

Baroque Relating to a grand, ornate style that characterized European painting, music, and architecture in the 1600s and early 1700s Junker Prussian landowning nobility Mulatto Persons of mixed European and African ancestry Guerrilla A member of a loosely organized fighting force that makes surprise attacks on enemy troops occupying his or her country Coup d’etat […]

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AP Art History – Ch. 5 Greek Art

Attic Geometric krater, from Dipylon cemetery, Athens (740 B.C.) ~ Geometric Pottery Made using engobe, open at base, grave marker, formal, many geometric patterns. Corinthian black-figure amphora (625-600 B.C.) ~ Orientalizing Pottery Elaborate animal decoration, influence form East (combined animal and human figures – lamassau, sphinx, siren). Ajax and Achilles Playing a Game, by EXEKIAS […]

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American History – Chapter 4: Civil War/Reconstruction

Secession the formal withdrawal of a state from the Union Popular Sovereignty the right to vote for or against slavery (pleased both sides) Underground Railroad Free African American and white abolitionists developed a secret network of people who would hide fugitive slaves Confederacy Southern States government (Confederate States of America) Fort Sumter 1 of 4 […]

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Delta Gamma History

3 Founders Eva Webb Dodd, Anna Boyd Ellington, Mary Comfort Leonard Month and year of founding December, 1873 School, city, and state, of founding Lewis School for Girls Oxford, Mississippi What did first frat pin look like and what did it stand for? In the shape of an H which stood for hope Colors Bronze, […]

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Chapter 18 Vocabulary – World History

ghazi warriors for Islam Ottoman follower of the most successful ghazi, Osman sultan overlord or the one with power Timur the Lame conqueror and warrior that burned the powerful city of Baghdad to the ground and halted the expansion of the Ottaman empire by crushing their forces at the Battle of Ankara Mehmed II leader […]

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HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY FINAL EXAM

Muybridge UNTITLED (sequence of galloping horses) December 1878 This style of photography was influenced by painting, and how artists thought animals moved (walked, ran, etc.) Muybridge and the types of photos he would take made him think of himself more as a scientist than photographer. Before these photos, animals moved so fast that no one […]

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America’s History 8th edition Henretta Ch3

Proprietorships A colony created through a grant of land from the English monarch to an individual or group, who then set up a form of government largely independent from royal control. (Carolina, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania) Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina (1669) In Carolina, they legally established the Church of England and created a […]

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History of the Modern Middle East Cleveland/Bunton

Ferdinand *Austrian Archduke *assassinated *started WWI Enver Pasha *Decided that the Ottoman Empire should join the Central Powers *Fan of germans Anatolia *where an independent Turkish republic emerged out of the Ottoman defeat in WWI Liman von Sanders German general Gallipoli campain focused on forcing open the Dardanelles and capturing Istanbul to cut the Ottomans […]

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World History – Chapter 21 – Terms & Names

absolute monarch a king or queen who has unlimited power and seeks to control all aspects of society divine right the idea that monarchs are God’s representatives on earth and are therefore answerable only to God Louis XIV King of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French […]

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ART 204 (Intro to Western Art History) Midterm 1

\”Lion Man\” Paleolithic, Germany c. 30,000 BCE \”Woman from Willendorf\” Paleolithic, Austria c. 24,000 BCE \”Wall painting with horses, rhinoceroses, and aurochs\” Paleolithic, Chauvet Cave, France c. 30,000 BCE \”Clay Bison\” Paleolithic, Le Tuc d’ Audoubert Cave, France c. 13,000 BCE A self contained, three dimensional space Sculpture in the round exhibiting human features Anthropomorphic […]

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