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World History Vocabulary (Grade 6)

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World History Vocabulary

A ____________ is a culture that usually has cities and well-developed forms of government and learning.

Something that is passed down from ancestors:
  1. appropriate
  2. contradict
  3. fraud
  4. heritage
The word secular means                               ?
  1. rebirth
  2. not having to do with religion
  3. separated
  4. combining
A period of questioning accepted views of the world became known as                                                .
The best synonym for secular would be
  1. new
  2. worldly
  3. humane
  4. religious
What is monotheism?
  1. The belief in one god
  2. The belief in many gods
  3. The belief in no gods
  4. The belief in 12 gods
What is polytheism?
  1. the belief in no gods
  2. the belief in many gods
  3. the belief in the afterlife
  4. the belief in 12 gods
What is the caste system?
  1. a rigid organization of society by levels, or classes, of people.
  2. the material and spiritual factors that make a life what it is
  3. the policy of separating from an established church or culture
  4. a form of ceremony associated with a religious procedure
Roman form of government that allowed wealthy land owning men to vote.
  1. Democracy
  2. Caste System
  3. Republic
  4. Tribune
What is geocentric?
  1. sun-centered universe
  2. the moon
  3. earth-centered universe
  4. a star system
A policy or practice by which a country increases its power by gaining control over other areas of the world
  1. capitalism
  2. militarism
  3. imperialism
  4. nationalism
To leave your home country and move to a new land is called to
  1. immigrate
  2. emigrate
  3. push factor
  4. pull factor
What is an immigrant?
  1. person from America
  2. A type of animal
  3. immigrant is a person who leaves his own country to make his home in another country.
Which word means "the number of people who live somewhere"?
  1. adjust
  2. arrange
  3. immigrant
  4. population
Choose a period in world history or an ancient civilization and write a paragraph about it using at least 4 of the vocabulary words from the questions above. Underline or highlight the words you use.

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