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A person who comes to a country to take permanent residence.
Immigrant
One who flees his or her home for safety.
Refugee
The period of European history from about AD 500 to about 1500.
Middle Ages
In medieval Europe and Japan, system of government in which powerful lords gave land to nobles in return for pledges of loyalty.
Feudalism
Religious movement that began in Germany in the 1400s leading to the establishment of Protestant.
Reformation
A movement during the 1700s that emphasized the importance of reason and questioned traditions and values.
Enlightenment
The rapid major change in the economy with the introduction of power-driven machinery.
Industrial Revolution
An economic system in which business leaders use profits to expand their companies.
Industrial Capitalism
Society based on equality in which workers control industrial production.
Communism
Power struggle between the soviet union and the united states after World War 2.
Cold War
An organization whose goal is to unite Europe so goods, services, and workers can move freely among member countries.
European Union
Nation in which the government assumes major responsibility for people's well-being in areas such as healthcare and education.
Welfare State
Artistic style emphasizing individual emotions that developed in Europe in the late 1700s and early 1800s as a reaction to industrialization.
Romanticism
A foreign laborer working temporarily in a industrialized, usually European, country.
Guest Worker
Series of religious wars in which European Christians tried to retake Palestine from Muslim rule.
Crusades
Payment for damages.
Reparations
The mass killings of 6 million Jews by Germany's Nazi leaders during World War 2.
Holocaust
Artistic style portraying everyday life that developed in Europe during the mid-1800s.
Realism
A painter who practices impressionism, the artistic style developed in Europe in the late 1800s, in which dabs or strokes of color are used to give the effect of reflecting light.
Impressionist
In ancient Greece, independent community consisting of a city and the surrounding lands.
City-State
In Europe, a 300 year period of renewed interest in classical learning and the arts, beginning in the 1300s.
Renaissance
The division of a region into smaller regions that are often hostile with each other.
Balkanization
The expelling from a country or killing of rival ethnic groups.
Ethnic Cleansing