world civ midterm
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world civ midterm
world civilization history Mr Walsh midterm
world civ midterm units 1-4
What is oligarchy?
A government ruled by a few powerful nobles
What is theocracy?
The belief in government ruled by divine
What is republic?
A form of government in which power rests on the citizens
What is monarchy?
A single person called a king or monarch rules
What is democracy?
Rule of the people
What is aristocracy?
A government ruled by a small group of nobles
Give an example of an oligarchy
What form of government do we have here in America?
What is vernacular?
A person's native language
What is Secular?
Having worldly rather than spiritual concern. Only cares about here and now
What is a patron?
Someone who financially supported the artists during the renaissance
What is an indulgence?
When a person buys themselves out of
Who left the church of England, and parliament made him the head of the church..
Who restored the protestant church in England?
What is the forgetting or 'setting aside' of a persons marriage
Three dimensions on a flat surface
The_______developed from the Roman
Roman Catholic Church
A system for controlling the society
What was the Reformation?
A religious reform movement that began in the 16th century
During the 17th and 18th centuries, an intellectual movement called the_________developed
An agreement among members of society
What is humanism?
An intellectual movement that focused on human potential an achievements.
The most famous writer of the Elizabethan Age
Who developed a printing press that incorporated a number of technologies in a new way?
The followers of Luther where called
The term_______was applied to Christians who belonged to non-Catholic churches
The religion based on Calvin's teachings is called__________
A government controlled by religious leaders
Followers of Knox became known as__________
In 1494, an 11-year-old boy named______inherited a kingdom in the area that is now Uzbekistan and Tajikistan