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Absolutism
the system or doctrine of the absolute; tyranny
Agriculture
farming
Aristocracy
upper class "nobility"
Artisan
specialists in crafts;craftsmen
Bias
inclined to one side
Bureaucracy
a system of government divided into departments, each with its own chief
Chiefdom
a community led by a chief
City-State
a region controlled by a city ex: Rome
Civilization
national culture, refinement
Classic
long lasting
Commercial
carrying on or occupied with commerce or trade
Demography
the study of vital statistics such as births, deaths, marriages, etc.
Divination
to forsee or fortell future events
Dynasty
multiple generations of a ruling family
Empire
supreme power, dominion
Absolutism
the system or doctrine of the absolute; tyranny
Agriculture
farming
Aristocracy
upper class "nobility"
Artisan
specialists in crafts;craftsmen
Bias
inclined to one side
Bureaucracy
a system of government divided into departments, each with its own chief
Chiefdom
a community led by a chief
City-State
a region controlled by a city ex: Rome
Civilization
national culture, refinement
Classic
long lasting
Commercial
carrying on or occupied with commerce or trade
Demography
the study of vital statistics such as births, deaths, marriages, etc.
Divination
to forsee or fortell future events
Dynasty
multiple generations of a ruling family
Empire
supreme power, dominion
Epidemic
affecting a large number of people at the same time
Forager
hunters & gatherers
Globalization
increasing global connectivity
Indentured Servant
a laborer under contract for a specific amount of time to pay off a passage to a country or a home
Interregional
connecting 2 or more regions
Kingdom
monarchy, royal authority
Medival
relationg to the Middle Ages
Merchant
a trader
Monotheism
the belief that there is one God
Nation
a part of earth different from the rest by language or common descent
Neolithic
the late "Stone Age" time of agriculture
Nobility
"upper class" usually landowners
Nomad
a grouop that wanders from place to place in search of pasture or game
Ocean
The whole body of salt water taht covers te glove
Pandemic
affecting a whole people or a number of countries
Papacy
the position of the Pope
Pastoral
pertaining to shepherds
Patriarchal
the head of the family rules the genration
Periodization
to divide time into blocks ex:Middle Ages, Stone Age, The American Revolution
Polytheism
believing in more than one God
Prehistoric
before recorded events
Primary Source
A document or account from a person who was present at the event
Revolution
a change
Rural
the country
Scribe
one who writes
Sea
a body of water smaller than an ocean
Secondary Source
A document or account from a person who was not present at the event
Serf
a servant or slave
Shahman
a priest or wizard
Slave
a person held in bondage to another
State
belonging to a political body
State
belonging to a political body
steppes
a prairie
urban
a city or town