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veto to refuse to approve bills proposed by the legislative branch
barted to trade one good for another
culture characteristics
democracy a government where the power is shared by citizens
legacy something you are remembered for long after you are gone
aristocrat powerful men who advised kings
tyranny a government ruled by 1 person who takes power by force
analyze to break apart something to find the reason something works
republic government with elected leaders
monotheism belief in a single god
impede to stop movement with obstacles
emerging to come into develop
feudalism economic system where people are bound to one another by loyalty
persecute cause a group to suffer because of beliefs
crusades religious wars for control of jerusalem and holy land
clergy religious leaders like priests
heretic a person who has different beliefs then church
trans saharan across the sahara desert
magna carta a written legal agreement that limited the english monarchs power
primary source a firsthand eyewitness account
secondary source any document that describes an event person place not written from someone living in that time period
interdependence relying on others for certain needs
empire large territory where different groups of people are ruled by a single leader
city state an early city was like a small country with a government and laws
monarchy government ruled by 1 person and power is inherited
polytheism belief in multiply gods
oligarchy government where a few people rule
topography the surface features of the land like mountains
cultural diffusion spread and sharing of beliefs and behaviors between different groups
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