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W.H Final Exam Stack

Memorize to pass finals exam in World History

What type of government did Rome have at the beginning of their empire? Republic
Which Roman leader ended the republic and turned it into a dictatorship? Julius Caesar
Who was Rome's main rival? Carthage
where was Carthage located. North Africa
Who was the leader of Carthage that wanted to destroy Rome? Hannibal
A group of 5,000 Roman soldiers? Legion
wealthy class of Roman people. Patricians
Average and lowest class Romans. Plebeians
Two leaders appointed to rule in the Roman Republic. Consuls
Our president can do what to block a law he doesn't like. Veto
Veto means what? "I forbid"
Rome is located in what current country? Italy
What region is Italy in? Mediterranean Region
A name for lawmaking group both in Rome and in the U.S. Senate
Crazy Roman emperor who named his horse as a consul. Caligula
A decline in the value of money causing increased prices. Inflation
What is a mercenary. A paid foreign soldier
What was the free entertainment the Romans provided their poor people called? "Circuses"
What are values? Things that are important to someone
Making sure no branch of government gets too powerful is called? Checks and balances
All roads lead to......... Rome
Religion that was hated but later accepted by the Romans. Christianity
A system that allows voting. Democracy
A POW is a....... Prisoner of war
B.C.E means. Before Common Era
Anno Domini means. In year of the lord
One of the 5 themes of geographic location is where something is. Location
One of the 5 themes. Place describes physical or human characteristics. What makes it different. Place
One of the 5 themes. The way people interact and change their surroundings. Human-environment interaction
One of the 5 themes. Mobility of goods/people/ideas. Movement
One of the 5 themes. Areas defined by certain unifying characteristics. (Great Lakes or Mediterranean region) Regions
Focusing on a particular job. Job specialization
Natural features of land surface. Land Forms
Land that exists outside a country's geographic boundaries. Empire
A leader with absolute control of a country. Dictator
Means "I forbid"-To block a bill or action. Veto
A type of government where citizens vote to select their leaders. Republic
To cut off an area. Blockade
Deadly disease that wiped out 1/4 of European population. Plague
A person who has no single, settled home. Moves from place to place. Nomad
More of a thing or product than is needed. Surplus
A society with cities, a central government, and workers who specialize in certain jobs. Civilization
A group of people with similar backgrounds, wealth, and way of living. Ranking of people within a society. Social Classes
A professional writer. Scribe
Ancient region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in SW Asia. Mesopotamia
The belief in many gods. Polytheism
A time when there is so little food that many people starve. Famine
The belief of one god. Monotheism
A family of rulers. Dynasty
Rebirth of a soul in the body of another living thing. Reincarnation
Lowest class of most societies-typically involved in farming. Peasants
How crowded an area is; the number of people per square mile. Population Dencity
To move from one place to settle (live) in another. Migration
Any of the main large land areas of the earth. (7) Continent
The whole land, or the people, of a region. Country
All those employed in government administration or have government job. Civil Service
The kind of money used by a group or nation. Currency
An area of land nearly surrounded by water. Peninsula
A member of a rich and powerful family. Aristocrats
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves or representatives elected by the people. Democracy
A rise in prices. Inflation
Government of the former Soviet Union. Idea is that the government should own and divide up all wealth. Communism
When a divided country becomes one nation again. Happened to Germany. Refunification
Someone elected or appointed to share the ideas of others. Representatives
Someone who moves into a country. Immigrants
Fighting among people of the same country or ethnic group. Civil War
A cooling of relations between the United States and Soviet Union. 1950-1990. Cold War
Name given to Russia emperor. Similar to a king. Czar
Taking on the cultures and ways of life of Europeans and Americans. Westernization
Countries with similar beliefs that support each other. Alliances
To have extreme pride in a country or ethnic group. Sometimes taken to an extreme. Nationalism
Control of a nation by another in areas of government, economics and culture. Imperialism
Changing from the use of hand tools to machinery. Industrial Revoluition
Country where the industrial revolution started. Great Britain
A piece of land controlled by a foreign country. Colony
A dramatic change. Revolution
Group that is between the rich and poor groups in society. Middle Class
A government with a king or queen is called a..... Monarchy
A time period of great change in knowledge and culture in Europe. Renaissance
What does Renaissance mean? "Rebirth"
A form of government in which land is exchanged for loyalty. Feudalism
Elected officials in Great Britain who help to govern. Similar to American Congress. Parliament
What people do for fun. What is done when not working. Recreation
An area of grassland. Paririe
A treeless plain with ground that is always frozen. Tundra
A city that also may exist as a separate country. Has it's own characteristics. City-state
A plan government have. How they handle situations. Policy
Constantly frozen ground. Permafrost
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