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Primary Source a first hand or eye witness account of an event
Secondary Source any document that describes and event, person, place, or thing, not written from someone living during the time period.
Culture characteristics of civilization like beliefs and behaviors of a group of people
Barter To trade one good for another
Topography the surface features of the land like mountains or deserts
Cultural Diffusion the spread and sharing of beliefs and behaviors between different groups of people
Polytheism belief in multiple gods
Oligarchy a government where few people rule.
Monarchy a government ruled by 1 person and power is inherited
Tyranny a government ruled by 1 person who takes power by force
Democracy a government where the power is shared by citizens
Aristocrat wealthy, powerful men who advised kings in Greece
City-State An early city that was like a small country with government and laws
Empire a large territory where different groups of people are ruled by a single leader.
Legacy something you are remembered for long after you are gone.
Analyze to take or break apart to find the reason something or someone works
Republic a form of government with elected leasders
Veto to refuse to approve bills proposed by the legislative branch
Monotheism the belief in a single god
Impede to stop movement or progress with obstacles
Emerging to come into existence or to develop.
Feudalism Economic and government system where people are bound to one another by promises of loyalty
Persecute cause a person or a group to suffer cause of their beliefs.
Interdependence relying on others for certain needs
Crusades religious wars for control of the Jerusalem and the Holy Land
Clergy religious leaders like priest
Heretic a person who had different religious beliefs than the Church
Magna-Carta A written legal agreement that limited the English monarchs power
Trans-Saharan across the Sahara desert
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