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

Global 9

Unit 1

Archipelago A chain of islands examples: Japan, Hawaii
Peninsula A piece of land that is surrounded by water on 3 sides. examples: Florida, India
Isolation When countries are separated or closed off from the world or other places. example: Mountains, deserts, oceans
Traditional Economy An economic system focusing on agriculture (farming)
Monsoon Seasonal rain that impacts India and Southeast Asia. Brings FLOODS!
Interdependence Countries rely on each other example: China and trade
Nomadic Wandering from place to place, hunting and gathering for food
Polytheistic Belief in many gods
Hammurabi's Code First written law codes in Babylon, using harsh punishments An eye for an eye
Pharaoh A king of ancient Egypt, considered a god as well as a political and military leader
Cultural Diffusion The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another
Monotheism Belief in 1 god
Cuneiform A form of writing developed by the Mesopotamians using wedge shaped symbols etched into clay tablets.
Fertile Crescent Fertile floodplain located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Neolithic Revolution Around 10,000 BC- turning point from hunting and gathering to farming. Led to the rise of civilization.
Civilization A society where you stay in one place. With cities, a central government, job specialization, and social classes living.
Hieroglyphics Egyptian writing that involved using pictures to represent words.
Dynasty A ruling family
Mandate of Heaven (Dynastic Cycle) Ancient Chinese belief that a dynasty earned its right to rule from the Gods.
Ethnocentrism Belief that one’s ethnic group is superior (better) than all others
Ziggurats Stepped tower made of mud bricks. It is associated with religious ceremonies and used as a center of government in Mesopotamia.
Created by: mbarkley



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