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  1. Crusades
    A medieval military expedition, one of a series made by Europeans to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims in the 11th, 12th, and 13th
  2. tax collector
    someone who collects taxes for the government
  3. Gunpowder Revolution
    Gunpowder made warfare all over the world very different, affecting the way battles were fought and borders were drawn throughout theMiddle Ages.
  4. spread of disease
    diseases were very easily spread due to the lack of hygiene and introduction of viruses from foreign areas.
  5. internationalism
    The state or process of being international.The advocacy of cooperation and understanding between nations
  6. welfare agency
    an agency that cares for the welfare of people most likely in the community
  7. knights
    A man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armor.
  8. ultranationalism
    Extreme nationalism that promotes the interest of one state or people above all others.
  9. syria
    • a country in the middle east, war dealing with chemical weapons 
    • us (obama)
    • russia (putin) giving chemical weapons
  10. roman catholic church
    The part of the Christian Church that acknowledges the pope as its head, esp. as it has developed since the Reformation
  11. United Nations (UN)
    An international organization of countries set up in 1945, in succession to the League of Nations, to promote international peace,
  12. super power veto
    a country that has A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body: "a veto over appointments to key posts".
  13. columbian exchange
    The Columbian Exchange was a dramatically widespread exchange of animals, plants, culture and human populations (including slaves)
  14. professional service
    Web definitionsProfessional services are infrequent, technical, or unique functions performed by independent contractors or by consultants
  15. Roman Empire
    The empire established by Augustus in 27 bc and divided by Theodosius in ad 395 into the Western or Latin and Eastern or Greek Empire.
  16. Arab Spring
    The Arab Spring refers to the pro-democracy uprisings currently sweeping the Middle East and North Africa.
  17. security council
    A permanent body of the United Nations seeking to maintain peace and security. It consists of fifteen members, of which five
  18. chemical weapons
    (chemical weapon) chemical substances that can be delivered using munitions and dispersal devices to cause death or severe harm
  19. national interest
    is a country's goals and ambitions whether economic, military, or cultural.
  20. feudalism (feudal system)
    The dominant social system in medieval Europe, in which land granted by the Crown to the nobility was in turn held by vassals and worked.
  21. (increased) international trade
    international trade is exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories.
  22. bourgeoisie
    The middle class, typically referring to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes.(in Marxist contexts) The capitalist class who own most of society's wealth and means of production
  23. mali
    a country in west africa
  24. globalization
    growth to a global or worldwide scale; "the globalization of the communication industry
  25. new crops
    freshly picker and processed coffee crop
  26. russia
    helping syria with the chemical weapons and all that other jazz
  27. Libya
    • not free of chemical ams 
    • (searching for a quick oil turnaround)
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2013-09-24 01:33:51

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