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an areas pont of latitude and longitude
absolute location
describes where it is in terms of other areas
relative location
any are that has common characteristics
region
indicates what an area looks like in both physical and human terms
place
transfer of people, goods, and ideas from one place to another
movement
birth place of democracy
Greece
a state ruled by the noble class
aristocracy
adult male residents with rights and responsibilities
citizens
greek philosophers; lovers of wisdom
Socrates and Plato
a student and philosopher
Aristotle
Roman Laws;written in 451 BC; by Justinian
12 Tables
French for rebirth of intrrest in classical culture
Rennaisiance
established trial by jury; ruled from 1154-1189
Henry II
the basis of the legal system in the US
common law
King John was forced by nobles to sign; applies laws to everyone
Magna Carta
England's natural legislature
Parliament
belief that the king's power came from God
divine right
powers are shared or restricted by a constitution or laws
constitutional monarchy
Intellectual movement based on reason and science
Enlightment
most free-thinking philosopher; wrote the social contract in 1762
Rousseau
colonies revolt against England; began at Lexington-Concord in 1775
American Revolution
July 14, 1789-peasants storm the bastille.
French Revolution
International peace-keepingorganization-1945
U.N.(Uninted Nations)
powers of state and central government are shared
federal system