Glossary of ABeka History 11 - Chapter 1 - Bold Words
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- (7) feudalism
- a system in which all aspects of life centered on the ownership and use of land.
- (8) crusades
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- (8) Reconquista
- effort of Catholics of the Iberian Peninsula to drive the Moors from the region of Granada in southern Spain.
- (8) middle class
- merchants, traders, craftsmen, and men of other professions who were neither extremely rich nor extremely poor.
- (9) Renaissance
- revival of learning or "rebirt" that occurred in Europe between about 1300 and 1600.
- (9) Protestant Reformation
- revival of Biblical Christianity which began in Europe in 1517.
- (13) Line of Demarcation
- an imaginary line drawn by the pope in 1493 to end the rivalry between Spain and Portugal over lands in the New World.
- (13) conquistadors
- Spanish conquerors
- (15) El Camino Real
- called "The King's Highway"; the oldest road in the United States, first traveled in 1581; runs between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Chihuahua, Mexico
- (16) Counter-Reformation
- effort of the Roman chruch to crush Portestantism and to bring back as many souls as possible into the Catholic fold.
- (16) "Invincible Armada"
- a Spanish fleet of 130 ships and 30,000 men sent against England in 1588; destroyed in the English Channel
- (18) Northwest Passage
- a supposed water route through North America to the Pacific
- (18) voyageurs
- French traders
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