Vocab overviews

  •   Chapter 1

     

    Vocabulary:  By the end of these chapters it is your responsibility to know and be able to explain  the importance of each of the following:

     

    1.    Artifact                                          10.  Neolithic Revolution                19.  Bronze Age

    2.    Culture                                         11.  Slash and burn farming            20.  barter

    3.    Hominid                                       12.  domestication                           21.  ziggurat

    4.    Paleolithic Age                           13.  civilization

    5.    Neolithic Age                              14.  specialization

    6.    Technology                                 15.  artisan

    7.    Homo Sapiens                           16.  institution

    8.    Nomad                                         17.  scribe

    9.  Hunter-gather                             18.  cuneiform

     

    Chapter 2

     

    Vocabulary:  By the end of this chapter it is your responsibility to know and be able to explain  

                            the importance of the following:

     

    1.    Fertile Crescent                          10.  delta                                19.  loess

    2.    Mesopotamia                              11.  Pharaoh                         20.  Oracle bone

    3.    irrigation                                      12.  Theocracy                      21.  Mandate of Heaven

    4.    City-state                                     13.  Pyramid                          22.  Dynastic cycle

    5.    Dynasty                                       14.  Mummification              23.  feudalism

    6.    Cultural diffusion                        15.  hieroglyphics

    7.    Polytheism                                  16.  papyrus

    8.    Empire                                         17.  subcontinent

    9.    Hammurabi                                 18.  monsoon

     

    Chapter 3

     

    Vocabulary:  By the end of these chapters it is your responsibility to know and be able to

    explain the importance of each of the following:

     

    1.    Steppes                                       10.  Reincarnation                           19.  Judah

    2.    Migration                                     11.  Karma                                         20.  Palestine

    3.    Hittites                                          12.  Jainism                                      21.  Canaan

    4.    Anatolia                                       13.  Siddhartha Gautama                22.  Torah

    5.    Aryans                                         14.  Enlightenment                            23.  Abraham

    6.    Vedas                                          15.  Nirvana                                      24.  monotheism

    7.    Brahmin                                       16.  Minoans                                      25.  covenant

    8.    Caste                                           17.  Phoenicians                             26.  Moses

    9.    Indo-Europeans                          18.  Knossos                                     27.  Israel

     

    Chapter 4

     

    Vocabulary:  By the end of this chapter it is your responsibility to know and be able to    explain  the importance of each of the following:

     

    1.    New Kingdom                10.  Nebuchadnezzar                     19.  bureaucracy

    2.    Hatshepsut                     11.  Cyrus                                          20.  Daoism

    3.    Nubia                               12.  Qin Dynasty                              21.  Legalism

    4.    Ramses II                        13.  Darius                                         22.  I Ching

    5.    Kush                                14.  Shi Huangdi                              23.  Yin and yang

    6.    Assyria                             15.  Royal Road                              

    7.    Nineveh                           16.  Zoroaster                       

    8.    Medes                              17.  Confucius                                 

    9.    autocracy                         18.  Filial piety

     

    Chapter 5

    Vocabulary:  By the end of this chapter, it is your responsibility to know and be able to explain the importance of each of the following terms:

     

    1. Trojan War                            9.  aristocracy                                    17.  Peloponnesian War
    2. Dorians                                  10. phalanx                                       18.  photospheres
    3. Homer                                    11. tyrant                                            19.  Socrates
    4. epics                                       12. democracy                                  20.  Plato
    5. myths                                     13. Persian Wars                             21.  Aristotle
    6. polis                                        14. direct democracy                       22.  Alexander the Great
    7. acropolis                                15. tragedy                                        23.  Hellenistic       8.monarchy                              16.  comedy                                      24.  Alexandria

     

    Chapter 6

     

    Vocabulary:  By the end of this chapter it is your responsibility to know and be able to explain the importance of each of the following:

     

    1.  republic                            11.  Julius Caesar                            21.  pope       

    2.    Patrician                          12.  triumvirate                                  22.  Constantine

    3.    Plebian                            13.  Absolute ruler                           23.  heresy

    4.    Tribune                            14.  Augustus                                   24.  inflation

    5.    Consul                             15.  Pax Romana                             25.  mercenary

    6.    Senate                             16.  Gladiator                                    26.  Constantinople

    7.    Dictator                            17.  Jesus                                          27.  Greco-Roman Culture

    8.    Legion                              18.  Apostle                                       28.  Pompeii

    9.    Hannibal                         19.  Diaspora                                      29.  Virgil

    10. Civil war                           20.  Bishop                                        30.  aqueduct

     

     

     Chapter 7

     

    1.    Askoa                                           10.  Vishnu

    2.    Religious toleration                   11.  Shiva

    3.    Mauryan Empire                        12.  Silk Roads

    4.    Gupta Empire                             13.  Han Dynasty

    5.    Patriarchal                                   14.  Centralized Government

    6.    Matriarchal                                  15.  Civil service

    7.    Mahayana                                   16.  Monopoly          

    8.    Theravada                                   17.  assimilation

    9.    Brahma