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MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 1. Arbitrary: - Left to one’s choice -Without logic -unclear. MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 1. Despotism - An absolute ruler -brutal, cruel, and without mercy. MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 2. Posterity - All future generations

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MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 1

  • Arbitrary:

  • -Left to one’s choice

  • -Without logic

  • -unclear


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 1

  • Despotism

  • -An absolute ruler

  • -brutal, cruel, and without mercy


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 2

  • Posterity

  • -All future generations

  • -Who and what comes after you


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 2

  • Ambiguity

  • -two or more possible meanings

  • -doubtfulness oruncertainty of meaning or intention

  • -Unclear


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 2

  • Constituency

  • -The voters in a district

  • Those who are represented in a democracy


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 2

  • Cynical

  • Denying the sincerity of people or the value of life

  • To see the worst in a person or thing


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 2

  • Estranged

  • : To keep apart or away

  • In a not normal state or condition

  • Odd, irregular


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 3

Nautical

  • Related to the ocean or seafaring.

  • Used by sailors, on s`hips, and for navigation purposes


MME VOCABULARY: Am HistI-Week 3

Culminate

  • To reach the highest point of climax

  • To bring to an end or conclusion

  • Finish, complete


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 3

  • Theoretical

  • Limited to or based upon a theory or idea

  • To apply a theory

  • To test a hypothosis


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 3

  • Inherent

  • An inseparable quality

  • existing in someone or something as an element, quality, or attribute


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 4

  • Speculate

  • To ponder thoughts or think

  • To risk for financial reward

  • To make a guess


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 4

  • Tribute

  • a gift, or testimonial

  • given as due in acknowledgement of gratitude or esteem


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 4

  • Tribulation

  • Great misery or distress

  • trouble; severe trial or suffering.

  • an instance ofaffliction, trouble, etc


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 3

  • Judiciously

  • Wise and careful, prudent

  • To sit in judgment


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 5

  • Infer

  • A logical conclusion

  • To conclude from premises or factual evidence


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 5

  • Principle

  • primary, or general law or truth

  • A fundamental law or truth


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 5

  • Reverentially

  • Deep respect, love, and awe.

  • A position of high honor or authority.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 5

  • Attain

  • To gain, accomplish, or achieve

  • To receive or obtain


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 5

  • Conspicuous

  • Easy to see and/or obvious

  • attracting special attention


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 6

  • Oppression

  • To keep down by the cruel or unjust use of authority

  • To be wrongfully restricted


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 6

  • Primitive

  • Anything of the earliest time and /or original

  • Ancient, outdated, uncivilized


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 6

  • Scepter

  • A staff held by a ruler as a symbol

  • Royal or imperial power or authority; sovereignty


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 6

  • Cede

  • To give up one’s rights

  • to yield or formally surrender to another: to cede territory.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 6

  • Expedite

  • to speed up the progress of something

  • To hasten: to expedite shipments


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 7

  • Intrinsic

  • To have internal satisfaction and value

  • belonging or a part of.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 7

  • Precipitate

  • to hasten the occurrence of; bring about prematurely, hastily, or suddenly: to precipitate an international crisis


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 7

  • Scrutinize

  • To analyze intensely

  • with careful or critical attention


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 7

  • Derogatory

    Action or verbal remarks attached with negativism


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 8

  • Exonerate

    To clear, as of an accusation; free from guilt or blame

    To get rid of or terminate


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 8

  • Allied

  • joined by treaty, agreement, or common cause: allied` nations.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 8

  • Affirmative Action

    Efforts to recruit

    or hire members

    of under

    Represented

    groups, such as

    women and

    minorities


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 8

  • Allegiance

    Devotion or

    Loyalty to one’s

    country

    loyalty or

    devotion to

    some person,

    group, or cause


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 8

  • Alternative Course of Action

    The other choice

    that could have

    been made which

    are inherent in

    every decision


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 9

  • Analog

    Mechanical

    Movements.

    A face clock with

    moving hands is

    An analog clock.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 9

  • Digital

    Anything relying

    Electronic, computerized or binary code to operate, function or display information.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 9

  • Articles of Confederation

    The first document created to govern the newly formed government after the American Revolution. “Firm league of friendship.”

    Before the United States Constitution.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 9

  • Beliefs

    an opinion or conviction: a confidence in something not immediately able to be proved. faith; trust, a religious tenet or belief.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 10

  • Beneficial

    Something of value conferring a clear benefit; advantageous; helpful.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 10

  • Bias

    an unfair act or policy resulting from prejudice.a tendency or inclination, that prevents unprejudiced consideration of a question.

2012

Election of

President

Obama to a second term.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 10

  • Bigotry

    Intolerance and prejudice; obstinate and unreasoning attachment to one’s own beliefs and opinions, with narrow-mindedness of beliefs opposed to them


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 10

  • Biography

  • Food for Thought: A narrative account of a person’s life


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 10

  • Bill of Rights

    First ten amendments of the US Constitution, ratified in 1791, these limit governmental power and protect basic rights and liberties of individuals


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 11

  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka(1954)

  • Food for Thought: USSC case that declared “separate-but-equal” educational facilities are inherently unequal and therefore a violation of equal protection of the law guaranteed in the 14th Amendment


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 11

  • Campaigns

  • The overall effort of a candidate or group to attain a goal or win a contest


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 10

  • Campaigns

  • Food for Thought: The overall effort a candidate makes to win votes through speeches, press conferences, and advertising


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 11

  • M1 (Money)

    Currency, coins, and checkable deposits.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 11

  • Century

  • Food for Thought: One hundred years


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 12

  • Characteristics

  • A special quality or unique feature; whatever distinguishes one person or thing from others.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 12

  • Choice

  • What someone must make when faced with two or more alternative uses for a resource.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 12

  • Chronological Order

  • Arranged in order of time occurrence, a time line of events


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 13

  • Civil Rights

  • Protections and privileges given to all US Citizens by the Constitution and Bill of Rights.


Unit Five Project Based Learning (PBL)

Unit Five Driving Question:

Given the causes and consequences of the Great Depression and New Deal era, what is the responsibility of the federal government to its citizens, today?


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 13

  • Colony

    A group of emigrants or their descendants who settle in a distant territory but remain subject to or closely associated with the parent country.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 13

  • Communism

    An economic and political system in which the state has total control of all economic production, owns all property and controls the means of production.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 13

  • Provincialism

    narrowness of mind, ignorance, or the like, considered as resulting from lack of exposure to cultural or intellectual activity.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 13

  • Telecommunications

  • the transmission of information, as words, sounds, or images, usually over great distances, in the form of electromagnetic signals, as by telegraph, telephone, radio, or television.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 12

  • Compromise of 1850

  • Food for Thought: Five Parts: 1. California Free/ 2. Slave Trade ended in DC/ 3. Strict Fugitive Slave Law/ 4. Texas-Slave state/ 5. Mexican War Debts


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 14

Conflict

  • An open clash between two opposing groups, individuals, or nations regarding ideology or a course of action.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 12

  • Conflict and Cooperation

  • Food for Thought: A recurring theme of social studies that represents opportunities for people in communities, nations, regions or worldwide to engage in activities in which they openly clash with one another while retaining the capacity at other times to work together towards accomplishing common goals.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 14

  • Conflicting Viewpoint

  • A positions taken by one individual group, or nation, which is in opposition to the position of another individual, group or nation.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 14

  • Consensus

  • A point reached in a negotiation where a general agreement of all or most of the people consulted is achieved.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 14

  • Constitution

  • The system of fundamental laws and principles that prescribes the nature, functions, and limits of a government or another institution.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 14

  • Contemporary Factors

  • Something that belongs to the same time period as another event


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 15

  • Coup de’ tat

  • The sudden overthrow of a government by usually a small group of persons in or previously in positions of authority.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 15

  • Crimes against humanity

  • Actions that are agreed to be so universally abhorrent that they are determined to be unacceptable by all people regardless of culture and for which perpetrators shall be punished on behalf of humanity.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 15

  • Crusade

  • Any of the military expeditions undertaken by European Christians in the 11th, 12th, and 13th Centuries to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims. Also, a vigorous concerted movement for a cause or against an abuse.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 15

  • Culture

  • The values, beliefs, and perceptions of the world that are learned and shared by members of a community or society, and dictates all behaviors and norms.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 15

  • Decade

  • A ten year period of time used for historical study or reference


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 14

  • Decision

  • Food for Thought: A conclusion or judgment reached after consideration of alternatives.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 14

  • Declaration of Independence

  • Food for Thought: July 4, 1776-13 Colonies-Second Continental Congress-Free and Independent States-not subject to the government of Great Britain.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 15

  • Defining Characteristic

  • Food for Thought: Shared patterns of life, which characterize a period of history.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 16

Demagogue

  • A leader who obtains power by means of impassioned appeals to the emotions and prejudices of the populace.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 16

  • Democracy

  • System of government which political authority is held by the people. Typical Majority Rules. Individual Liberty and equal rights for all people-expression, political, and choice


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 16

Desegregation

the elimination of laws, customs, or practices under which different races, groups, etc., are restricted to specific or separate public facilities, neighborhoods, schools, or organizations


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 16

Dictate

  • tosay or read something aloud for another person to write down, or to prescribeorlaydownauthoritatively


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 16

  • Discriminate

  • to make a distinction in favor of or against a thing based on a category to which the person or thing belongs rather than according to actual merit


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 17

  • Disenfranchised

  • Deprived, limited or denied the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 17

  • Disparity

    lack of similarity or equality; inequality; difference


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 16

  • Dispute

  • Food for Thought: A disagreement or argument about something important.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 16

  • Diversity

  • Food for Thought: Varity in culture and ethnic background, race and belief is not only permissible but also desirable and beneficial in a pluralistic society.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 17

  • Doctrine

    A principle or body of principles presented for acceptance or belief, as by a religious, political, scientific, or philosophic group.


First Semester PBL

  • The Driving Question:

    Given the causes and consequences of the Great Depression and New Deal era, what is the responsibility of the federal government to its citizens, today?


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 17

  • Dred Scott v. Sanford: Dred Scott decision of 1857

  • Food for Thought: USSC ruled that Scott could not file a lawsuit because , as a black, he was not a citizen. Precedent: Slaves were Property. Also ruled: Congress could not outlaw slavery in any territory.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 17

  • Emigrant

  • Food for Thought: Reference to the country from which the migration is made. Going out from a country.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 17

  • Emotion

  • Food for Thought: Arousal that is interpreted in relation to a situation and results in expressive behavior


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 17

  • Endowed

    Provided with/for; Rights that cannot be given or taken away by a person or the government


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 18

  • Enslaved People

  • Food for Thought: Individuals whose liberty has been taken away and are forced to work for others without compensation as property.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 18

  • Entrepreneur

  • Food for Thought: Individual who takes the risk of producing a product for a profit


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 18

  • EPA-Environmental Protection Agency

  • Food for Thought: You create a definition!


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 18

  • Equality

  • Food for Thought: Everyone should get the same treatment regardless of lineage, race, religion, financial status. Citizens all have political, social, and economic equality.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 18

  • Era

  • Food for Thought: A period of time in history.


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 14


MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 16


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MME VOCABULARY: Am Hist I-Week 18


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