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CSET World History

CSET Study guide for world history

CSETWORLD HISTORY
Senate In ancient Rome, the supreme governing body, originally made up only of aristocracy.
Feudalism A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lands that legally belong to their king, in exchange for their loyalty, military service, and protection of the people who live on the land.
Due Process of Law Protects individual rights
The first to practice democracy? Greeks
Direct Democracy Citizens rule directy and not through representatives.
Natural Laws Used by the Greeks in place of superstition and traditional explanations.
Republic Citizens elect the leaders who make government decisions.
Reformation A movement established by Protestants who wanted to reform the Catholic Church in the 16th century.
Vernacular The Everyday language of people in a region or country.
Lutherans A member of a protestant church founded on the teachings of Martin Luther.
Calvinism The religion based on Calvin's teachings.
Predestination The doctrine that God has already elected those that will go to heaven and they were known as the "elect."
Theocracy A government that is controlled by religious leaders.
Presbyterians Are followers of John Knox and Knox was influenced by John Calvin.
Anabaptist Believers wh think people whould be baptist at the age when they can decide for themselves.
Catholic Reformation While others were converting to different religions a movement by the Catholic Church was amde to keep its followers.
Jesuits They were part of the society of Jesus, run by Ignatious; their taks was to be teachers and trainers.
Council of Trent Were meeting held by Paul III with bishops and cardinals to restore the Catholic Church
Ghazis Is the name Anatolian Turks called themselves; followed a strict Islamic code of conduct.
Osman He was the most succesful Ghazi; built a small stte; his followers were named the Ottomans.
Timur the Lane Conquered land by leaving impressions of horrible mess; in Delhi he left a pyramid made of skulls.
Mehme II Also known as Mehmet the Conqueror, proved to be an able ruler as well as a magnificent warrior.
Suleiman the Lawgiver Known for having an advance court system; said to be known a sthe most powerful monarch on earth.
Janissaries Are Christians choosen by the Sultan's army to be part of their army and be trained into their government.
Devshirme A policy that took Christians childen to train fo the Sultans army and maybe be promoted in to their government system.
Ismail The leader of the redheads; he was only 14 years old.
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