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GS Vocab #2

Test Vocab.

Boer War War between Great Britain and the Boers in South Africa over control of rich mining country.
Bolshevik Early name of communists during the Russian Revolution
Bonaparte, Napoleon Emperor of the French Responsible for many French reforms as well as conquering most of Europe.
Bourgeoisie French Term given to the middle class people in society.
Brahman In Hinduism, Brahman is the name given to the oneness of the universe.
British East India Company This company from Great Britain, controlled the political, social, and economic life in India for more than 200 years.
Buddha Hindu for “enlightened one” Founder of Buddhism was Siddhartha Gautama. He was a prince.
Buddhism Buddhism developed in India, and is based on many concepts of Hinduism founded by Siddhartha Gautama
Bureaucracy The administration portion of the government. Also, represents the long time it takes the government to get things done.
Byzantine Empire The eastern half of the Roman Empire, which survived after the fall of the Western Empire at the end of the 5th century C.E.3
Caesar, Julius Roman general and dictator. He ended the Roman republic and started a dictatorship which made him the head leader. A Republic gives power to other people and not just the Caesar.
Calligraphy A form of fine handwriting.
Calvin, John Theologian (studies god) and church reformer (changes things in the church) who developed a form of Protestantism for the Christian Religion
Canon on Medicine The most important medical book of the middle ages was the encyclopedia. (not a canon)
Cape of Good Hope Southern Tip of the African continent.
capitalism (government type) People control the ways things are made and sold… not the government.
cartography The skill of making maps.
Cash Crop Economy An economic system based on the exportation of certain crops such as sugar, cotton, and coffee.
Caste System A rigid social class system in Hinduism.
Castro, Fidel Leader of the Cuban Revolution and communist dictator of Cuba.
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