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Global history

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Republic
system of government in which represents the people; not necessarily through elections
An example of city planning
Harrapa and Mohenjo- Daro
Polytheistic
believe in more than one gods; believe in many
Archaelogists
recover and examine matieral evidence, such as ruins, tools, pottery remaining from past human cultures in order to determine history, customs and living habits
Direct Democracy
had officials in a senate and got elected off every year or so
Dynasty
a family having rule over a country for many of years
Fertile Crescent
A place of fertile soil
Geographers
analyze distributions of physical and cultural phenomena on a local, regional, and contitnetal scale.
Mixed
a combination of Market and command
Ethnocentrism
when a country is physiacally seperated or isolated from the rest of the continent
Anthropolagists
study the origin and the physical, social, and cultural development and behavior of humans. They may stdy archalogical remains, language, culture.
Secondary Sources
are writings and interprations of an event by historians and others
Schism
a split between two things i.e. Sunnis and Shiites
Monarchy
ruled by a monarch who exercises central power. Power is believe to be given by god and is passed down to heirs
China built the...
Great wall of China this was used to keep out nearby nomadic tribes
Oligarchy
rule by a few wealthy
Confucianism
Filial Piety; 5 relationships
Hinduism
Vedas; Upanishads; Moksha; Karma;Dharma
During which century did the Crusades occur?
11th Century
Which religions claimed Jeraslum as holy land?
Muslims, Jews and Christians
Bureaucracy
nonelective government officials
Pharoah
egyptian leader
Cultural Diffusion
the exchange of ideas or customs and goods among cultures
Legalism
strict harsh rule need a strong leader.
Social Scientists
study all aspects of society past and present
Neolithic revolution
when all of the hunters and gatherers decided to start to settle and farm
Secualr
non religiuos
Christianity
montheism; holy trinity; Bible; Ten Commandments; R.C.C; Jesus
Islam
monotheism; Five Pillars; Qu'ran; Sunni's and shi'ites
Tradional Economy
An economy based on agriculture, with others working in simple crafts. The allocation of scarce resources, as well as nearly all other economic activity, stems from a ritual habit or custom
Aninism
belief in spirits focus on nature; all living things have feelings
Theocracy
political system in which the government is under control of a religious organization or its officials
An acheivement during the crusades
Cultural diffusion of ideas
Serf
to be free from being bound to lords land and other fuedal oppression
Cuneiform
form of writing in Egypt
Polis
city states from greece
Byznatine Empire
roman eastern half of their own empire
Command
An economic system controlled by a strong central government, which usually focuses on industrial goods
Greece was able to be united due to ...
Geography- archapelgo, low mountains.
Athens
was a rival city state whixh had a direct democracy , education for boys, and was a cultural center.
Middle Ages
a period of technological advancements in China
Democracy
ruled by the people usually through elections
Feudalism
lords owning land , traded in exchange for protection
Silk Road
a trade route from china to mediterrean sea
Hammurabi's Code
first set of written laws by Hammurabi; a mesopotamian ruler not equal though
Urbanization
the beginning of cities
Judaisim
monotheism; 10 commandments; Daily Prayer; Torah; Old Testament
Pope Urban ll
Leader of Christians at that time
Hellenistic Culture
A blending of Greek, Persian, Indian, and Egyptian influences.
Manorialism
staying on your manor, having everything you needed
Dictatorship
rule by a single powerful ruler, with support of strong military
Cyrillic Alphabet
made by Byzantines moved to Russia
Market
based in free trade; supply demand
Daoism
China laozi; seek peaceful life; harmony with nature; ying yang
Buddism
Eightfold path; Nirvana; Siddhartha Guatama
Sedentary
started to settle in one place creating villages
Charlemagne
king of franks
Excommunicate
to get kicked out of the church
Sparta
was a city state which had milaristic society, trained all boys for war, restricted trade and travel
Primary Sources
are original records of an event and can iclude eyewitness accounts, records from the time
Nomadic
hunters-gatherers move from place t place
Mandate of Heaven
god's given right to rule a society
Aristocracy
political system in which government is under contral of wealthy landowners
Sinner
wants to receive popes forgiveness for their wrongdoings

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