Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

AC Gratton

Ch. 1 Social Studies

Historians People who study and write about the human past.
Archaeologists People who hunt for evidence buried in the ground where settlements might once have been.
artifacts Weapons, tools, and other things made by humans.
fossils Traces of plants or animals that have been preserved in rock.
Anthropologists People who focus on human society and study how humans developed and how they relate to one another.
nomads People who regularly move from place to place.
Jericho The oldest known village that was found in the Middle East.
hereditary Passed down from father to son.
artisans Skilled workers who made metal products, cloth, or pottery.
city-state A piece of land separated and has its own government that was not part of a larger unit.
cuneiform The writing system that consisted of hundreds of wedge-shaped marks.
civilizations Complex societies that have cities, organized government, art, religion, class divisions, and writing systems.
empire A group of many different lands under one ruler.
caravans Groups of traveling merchants.
astronomers People who study the heavenly bodies--mapped the stars, the planets, and the phases of the moon.
provinces Political districts
Created by: tgratton



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards