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  1. MIDDLE AGES
    THE PERIOD IN EUROPEAN HISTORY BETWEEN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES: APPROXIMENTLY.
  2. DEMOCRACY
    A TYPE OF GOCERNMENT IN WHICH PEOPLE RULE THEMSELVES THROUGH ELECTED REPRESENTIVES.
  3. CITY-STATES
    A CITY THAT CONTROLS MUCH OF THE LAND AROUND IT AND HAS ITS OWN GOVERNMENT.
  4. POLICIES
    ONCE OF THE METHODS AND PLANS A GOVERNMENT USES TO DO ITS WORK.
  5. EMPIRE
    LARGE COLLECTION OF PEOPLE AND LANDS RULED BY A SINGLE GOVERNMENT.
  6. PAX ROMANA
    ROMAN PEACE; A 200YR PERIOD OF PEACE THAT BEGAN WHEN AUAUSTUS THE FISRT EMPERED OF TROME TOOK POWER IN 27 B.C.
  7. FEUDALISM
    A KIND OF SOCIETY IN WHICH PEOPLE WORKED AND SOMETIMES FOUGHT FOR A LOCAL LAND IN RETURN FOR PROTECTION AND USE OF LAND
  8. MANOR
    A PIECE OF LAND OWNED BY A LORD IN THE FEUDALISM SYSTEM.
  9. SERFS
    A PERSON WHO LIVED AND FARMED A LORD'S LAND FEUDALISM TIMES HE OR SHE DID NOT OWN LAND AND DEPENDED ON THE LORD FOR PROTECTION.
  10. RENAISSANCE
    A PERIOD OF EUROPEAN HISTORY THAT INCLUDED A REBIRTH OF INTEREST IN LEARNING AND ART, PEAKING IN THE 1500S.
  11. HUMANISM
    AN APPROCH TO KNOWLEDGE THAT FOCUSED ON WORDLY RATHER THAN RELIGIOUS VALUES.
  12. MONARCHS
    • THE RULER OF A KINGDOM OR EMPIRE SUCH AS A KING OR QUEEN.
  13. MIDDLE CLASS
    A GROUP OF PEOPLE THAT INCLUDE TRDERS , MERCHANTS,AND OTHERS WHO WERE ECONOMICALLY BETWEEN THE POOR AND THE VERY RICH.
  14. ABSOLUTE MONARCH
    A RULER WHO HAS COMPLETE POWER OVER HIS OR HER SUBJECTS, FOR EXAMPLE,LOUIS XIV OF FRANCE.
  15. REVOLUTION
    A COMPLETE CHANGE IN GOVERNMENT, OFTEN ACHIEVED THROUGH VIOLENT MEANS.
  16. COLONY
    A TERRITORY RULED BY ANOTHER NATION.
  17. SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION
    THE PERIOD OF GREAT ADVANCES IN THE SCIENCES, ROUGHLY 1500-1700 EX: GALILEO,AND KEPLER.
  18. INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
    THE COMPLEX OF RADICAL SOCIOECONOMIC CHANGES ,SUCH AS THAT ONES THAT LOOK PLACE IN ENGLAND IN THE LATE 18TH CENTURY.
  19. TEXTILES
    ANY WOVEN MATERIAL
  20. IMPERIALISM
    THE POLICY OF EXTENDING THE RULE OF A NATION OVER OTHER PEOPLES
  21. NATIONALISM
    DEVOTION TO ONE'S NATION
  22. ALLIANCE
    FORMAL UNION FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT
  23. WESTERNIZATION
    TO INFLUENCE WITH WESTERN IDEAS AND CUSTOMS
  24. REVOLUTIONARY
    OF OR CHARACTERIZED BY A SUDDEN AND COMPLETE CHANGE AS IN A MILITARY REVOLUTION.
  25. COMUNISM
    SOCIAL SYSTEM BASED ON THE COLLECTIVE OWNER SHIP OF PROPERTY.
  26. DICTATOR
    AN ABSOLUTE RULER
  27. COLD WAR
    RIVAIRY BETWEEN NATIONS JUST SHORT OF ARMED CONFLICT.
  28. CZAR
    THE FORMER EMPEROR OF RUSSIA.
  29. CONSUMER GOODS
    GOODS THAT ARE READY FOR SONSUMTION IN SATISFACTION OF HUMAN WANTS, AS CLOTHING OR FOOD, AND ARE NOT UTILIZED IN AND FURTHER REPRODUCTION.

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