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TermDefinition
entepreneur a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money
peninsula a piece of land surrounded by water on three sides
terrace farmimg a flat area created on the side of a hill and used especially for growing crops
Middle Ages time period in Europe history from 500 A.D to 1500 A.D
feudal system way of life in Europe during the Middle Ages, when land was owned by the King or Lords
ethnic enclave a general area marked by a high concentration of one racial group of people.Example:"Little Italy"
Islam Holy book is called the Quaran.A popular holiday would be Ramadan. An important person to this religion is Muhammed.
Judaism Belief in one God.Holiday would include Rosh Hashanah.The Holy Book is called Torah
Hinduism A religion of India that emphasizes freedom from the material world through purification of desires and elimination of personal identity.A belief in reincarnation.
Chistianity Belief in one God.Holiday would include Christmas and Easter.The Holy Book is called the bible.This religion mentions disciples,who are followers of Christ.
Muslim a person who is a follower of Islam
Leonardo de Vinci Italian artist,sculptor,architest, and engineer
Vincent van Gogh Dutch artist who lived during the 19th century
Mona Lisa moat famous portrait of Leonardo De Vinci
European Union group of European countries that operate or act as one economic unit and using a common currency
displacement to remove or force out and away
Iron Curtain an imaginary wall which separated East and West ideologies
Cold War a conflict or dispute between two groups that does not involve actual fighting
Magna Carta first document imposed upon a King of England by a group of his subjects in a an attempt to limit his powers by law and protect their rights.
Enlightenment to give knowledge or understanding to; get rid of ignorance or false beliefs
GDP the total value of the goods and services produced by the people of a nation during a year
literacy rate number of people who cannot read or write
life expectancy the average number of years that a person can expect to live
United Kingdom area of Great Britain and North Ireland
Parliament England form of government who are responsible for making the laws
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