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experts in the study of how people lived in the historical past. Historian
objects made by humans Artifacts
the study of humans, past and present anthropology
refers to the way of life of a society, which includes its beliefs, values, and practices culture
the study of past people and cultures through their material remains archaeology
refers to the skills and tools people use to meet their basic needs and wants technology
people who move from place to place in search of food nomads
the belief that spirits inhabit plants, animals, or other natural objects animism
refers to the change in human societies from hunting and gathering to a more settled way of life based on agriculture and the domestication of animals Neolithic Revolution
to raise plants and animals in a controlled way that makes them best suited to human use domesticate
refers to the goods left over after all needs have been met surplus
dry grasslands steppes
the belief in many gods polytheistic
skilled craftspeople artisans
relies on custom or tradition and tends not to change over time traditional economy
could read and write scribes
the spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another cultural diffusion
a political unit that includes a city and its surrounding lands and villages city-state
a group of states or territories controlled by one ruler empire
a poem that describes a great flood that destroys the world the epic of gilgamesh

Chapter 1 The First Civilizations Crossword

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person who studies and writes about the human past historian
scientist who learns about past human life by studying fossils and artifacts archaeologist
weapons, tools, and other things made by humans artifacts
the trace or imprint of a plant or animal that has been preserved in rock fossils
scientist who studies the physical characteristics and cultures of humans and their ancestors anthropologist
person who regularly moves from place to place nomad
tools and methods used to help humans perform tasks technology
to tame animals and plants for human use domesticate
development of different kinds of jobs specialization
complex society with cities, organized government, art, religion, class divisions, and a writing system civilization
independent state made-up of a city and surrounding land and villages city-state
skilled craftspeople artisan
Sumerian system of writing made up of wedge-shaped markings on clay cuneiform
record keeper scribe
method of bringing water to a field from another place to water crops irrigation
group of territories or nations under a single ruler or government empire
political district province
groups of traveling merchants and animals caravans
person who studies stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies astronomer

Sociological Perspective Crossword

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scientific study of society. sociology
leads to on going. research
deals with human society. social science
a social scicence that invesitgate culture, customary beliefs and materal traits of a group. Anthropology
written record of the human past that analyzes artifacts. History
interactions between population and the places they lived. Human Geography
investigates organization, administration, history, and theory of government. Political Science
the study of mental and emotional process of people. Psychology
affects on a particular person (or people) in their immediate life. Personal Troubles
personal characteristics cannot be predicted from ones. behavior
a vewing of ones behavior of groups sociological Perspective
sociologist look at groups rather than individuals
groups incourage what as they think, feel, adn bahve in similar ways conformity
the study of economics economy
members are taught to value the group's way even if the do not conform

Beginnings of Civilization - The Peopling of the World Crossword

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Human-made objects, such as tools and jewelry Artifact
Scientists that studies culture Anthropologists
Humans and other creatures that walk upright Hominids
The earlier and longer part of the Stone Age Paleolithic Age
The New Stone Age Neolithic Age
The species name for modern humans Homo sapiens
Ways of appyling knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet their needs Technology
Highly mobile people Nomads
Nomadic hunters whose food supply depends on hunting animals and collecting plant foods Hunter-gatherers
The taming of animals domestication
The development of skills in a specific kind of work Specialization
Skilled workers who make goods by hand Artisans
Professional record keepers Scribes
Time when people began using bronze Bronze Age
Pyramind-shaped monument Ziggurat
Way of trading goods and services without money Barter
Long-lasting pattern of organization in a community Institution
A system of writing that means "wedge-shaped" Cuneiform
The agricultural revolution Neolithic Revolution
People's unique way of life Culture

PreHistory Crossword

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Description

human written past History
writes about human past historian
and object made by an human being in the past artifacts
study of humanity anthorpologist
the study of human activity by looking at artifacts archaeologist
remains of a prehistoric organism fossil
dishes made of baked clay pottery
Things use by prehistoric humans mostly to gather food Tools
era where prehistoric humans used stone tools Paleolithis age/era
Before christ/before common age b.c/b.c.e
People living together in an arranged community Society
prehistoric humans hunted food and gather plants,seeds,fruits,and nuts Hunters-gathers
moved where food was at that time nomad
Form of relationship where there are only 2 people together. monogamous
An open relationship polygamous
Where people made fire and tools like the ones when use today Neolithic Age/era
taming animals such as dogs and kittens ect. Domestication
When prehistoric people seetled down and starting making houses, giving up the nomad life agriculture
used to creat structures and monuments megaliths
to be good at on subject or skill specialization

Sociology MidTerm Exam Study Guide Crossword

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Studies that use numerical data and statistical analyses are always examples of: _____ quantitative research
Studies that interpret non-numerical data are always examples of: qualitative research
Karl believes that society can be understood as a competitive, unequal sphere in which some people have power and other advantages that other people don’t. Karl most likely comes from _____ sociological perspective? conflict theory
The social process that allows people to change after the early period of their lives is known as _____ socialization. secondary
Strain theory and labeling theory both point out, in different ways, that _____ is a product of social and cultural conditions. deviance
To discover causal relationships, traditionally scientific research tests connections between _____. variables
_____ is a standard method of qualitative research. participant observation
An example of an established sociological theory is: _____ symbolic interactionism
_____ is not an element of culture. nature
The first form of society in human history was: _____ hunter-gatherer society
Societies that recognize power as being justified by formal and impersonal systems of rules and laws are ruled by _____ authority. rational-legal
Sociologists think of _____ as the meaningful aspect of human _____ . culture; societies
The arrangement of a society, in which each element occupies a position, is social _____. structure
Social _____ first developed because of technological advances in human societies that created surplus resources. inequality
When one exercises power because members of society agree that it is appropriate and should be respected, it is said to be: _____ legitimate
The most recent form of human society in history is known as: _____ post-industrial
_____ deviance is the kind of deviance that societies do not sanction using laws. informal
_____ is the process that trains individuals to function in social life—that is, to be members of their societies—by transmitting elements of _____ socialization; culture
Sociology, and the social sciences in general, have moved away from their early reliance on _____ the belief that fundamental natural laws of human social behavior can be discovered. positivism
_____ is the ability to get other people to do one’s will, regardless of their own will. power
Those who participate in a smaller culture within the broader mainstream culture are members of a _____ subculture
_____ authority is based in the exceptional qualities of the person who holds it, such as their personality or the belief that they have divine favor. charismatic
_____ is the belief that cultures must be understood on their own terms. cultural relativism
Humans cannot become functional in society unless they undergo _____. socialization
According to one of sociology’s major theories, how meanings are established. interaction
An explanation for some phenomenon based on available evidence and interpretations. theory
In the Scientific Method, an “educated guess” about what the result of a study might be. hypothesis
A way of gathering data in which a researcher becomes embedded with the people being studied. participant observation
The source of meaning for societies. culture
The violation of social norms, which is culturally relative. deviance
A type of research that uses interpretive methods to gain a deeper understanding of society. qualitative

First Americans Crossword

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Where did the first Americans come from? Asia
a period of 100 years Century
the beliefs, customs, art, music, food of a particular group of people Culture
method scientists use to measure the ages of objects which were alive at some time in the past. Dating
a chemical element occurring naturally on the earth in minerals, plants and animals. Carbon
Corn Maize
to move from one place to live or work in a different place Migration
someone who travels around from place to place in search of food without having one settled place where they live. Nomad
a time in the distant past when a large part of the world was covered with ice Ice Age
the physical remains of past human activities including tools and houses Artifact
the study of things that people made, used, and left behind Archaeology
land bridge first Americans used Beringia

Effective Cross Cultural Communication Crossword

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ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society culture
exchanging of information by speaking Communication
movements that convey the emotional state of an individual to observers. Facial Expression
belief in and worship of a superhuman Religion
preconceived opinion Prejudices
image or idea of a particular type of person Stereotype
relating to or done by all people or things in the world Universal
method of human communication Language
one's judgement of what is important in life Values
relating to a population subgroup with a common cultural tradition Ethnic
fact of being who or what a person or thing is Identity
being aware that cultural differences and similarities between people exist without assigning them a value CulturalSensitivity
cultures are those that communicate in ways that are implicit and rely heavily on context Highcontext
communication style that relies heavily on explicit and direct language. Lowcontext
occurs when the sender and receiver connect with each other for the common purpose of exchanging information and achieving a mutual understanding Effective communication

early humans Crossword

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was the key to the survival of Paleolithic people during the Ice Ages. Fire
people that moved place to places Nomads
development of different kinds of jobs. Specialization
or tame animals and plants for human use. Domesticate
a method to help humans perform tasks. Technology
the study of humans. Anthropologist
things that have been preserved in rocks and ground Fossils
weapon, tools and other things made by humans. Artifacts
the study of fossils and artifacts Archaeologists
people that study the human path. Historians

World History Early Peoples Crossword

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The study of how human beings behave, act together, and where they come from. Anthropology
People who move from place to place with the seasons. nomads
Someone who studies human life in the past by examining the things people left behind. archaeologist
A belief that the natural world is filled with spirits. animism
People who lived by hunting small animals and gathering plants. hunter-gatherer
The time before written records. prehistory
Groups of families with a common ancestor. clans
hardened remains or imprints of living things that existed long ago. fossils
Tools and skills that people use to meet their needs and wants. technology
Scientists who study the physical materials of Earth itself, such as soil and rocks. geologists
Objects made and used by humans in the past. Artifacts
Surroundings. environments
To change a way of life to better suit a new environment. adapt
Different elements that make up the way of life of a people. culture
To become inhabitants of a place. populate
When people leave their homeland to live somewhere else. migration

Chapter 3 Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

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a category of people based on wealth or status in a society social class
a governor of a province in the Persian Empire satrap
a substance from which other things are made raw material
an administrative district of a larger empire or country province
a self-governing unit made up of a city and its surrounding lands and settlements city-state
the supply of water to fields using human -made systems irrigation
A person skilled at making things by hand artisan
a formal series of acts always performed in the same way; a religious ceremony ritual
a pyramid shaped temple in a Sumerian city-state ziggurat
a tax paid or goods and services given in return for protection tribute
a belief in many gods polytheism
an especially fine and fertile soil silt
a group of different lands and people governed by one ruler empire
the earliest form of writing invented by the Sumerians cuneiform
an extreme lack of crops or food causing widespread hunger famine
an agreement between nations to fight each other's enemies; a partnership alliance
the sympathy for the beliefs and practices of others tolerance
the things, both cultural and technological, left to us from past cultures legacy
a group of people that settle in a new land but keeps ties to its native country colony