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Ch 2 vocab
|related to the culture of ancient Greece and Rome
|a reawakening of culture and intellectual curiosity in Europe from the 1300s to the 1600s
|the use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
|an instrument used to plan a course, using the stars.
|to get possession or control of
|an instrument that shows the direction of magnetic north
|a journey to a holy place
|one of a series of expeditions Europeans made to regain control of Christian holy sites in the Middle East from the A.D. 1000s to the 1200s
|a point of land that sticks out into water, much like a peninsula.
|to commit oneself or one's resources to something.
|to travel completely around something, usually by water.
|when two or more groups or objects come together.
|resistance, such as to disease.
|a town in the Spanish-ruled lands.
|a religious community where farming was carried out and Native Americans were converted to Christianity.
|to start, to establish.
|a sixteenth-century religious movement rejecting or changing some Roman Catholic teachings and practices and establishing the Protestant churches.
|a form of Christianity that was in opposition to the Catholic Church.
|over a wide area.
|a fleet of warships.
|a sea passage between the Atlantic and the Pacific along the north coast of North America.