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CITY-STATE
GREECE MOUNTAINOUS LANDSCAPE AND ITS CLOSENESS TO THE SEA INFLUENCED GREEKS TO FORM SEPARATE COMMUNITIES
MIDDLE AGES
PERIOD BETWEEN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES
FEUDALISM
SYSTEM IN WHICH MONARCHS OR LORDS GAVE LAND TO NOBLES IN RETURN FOR PLEDGES OF LOYALTY
CRUSADES
A SERIES OF BRUTAL RELIGIOUS WARS
RENAISSANCE
A 300 YEAR PERIOD OF DISCOVERY AND LEARNING
REFORMATION
LESSONED POWER OF ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH INCREASED PRODUCTION OF BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS
ENLIGHTENMENT
POLITICAL ECONOMIC REVOLUTIONS THAT SWEPT THE ENTIRE REGION
INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM
ECONOMIC SYSTEM IN WHICH BUSINESS LEADERS USED PROFITS TO EXPAND THEIR COMPANIES
COMMUNISM
PHILOSOPHY THAT CALLED FOR A SOCIETY BASED ON ECONOMIC EQUALITY IN WHICH THE WORKERS WOULD CONTROL FACTORIES AND INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION
REPARATIONS
PAYMENT FOR DAMAGES
HOLOCAUST
MASS KILLING OF MORE THAN 6 MILLION EUROPEAN JEWS AND OTHERS BY GERMAN NAZI LEADERS
COLD WAR
POWER STRUGGLE BETWEEN THE COMMUNIST WORLD
DIALECT
LOCAL FORM OF A LANGUAGE USED IN A PARTICULAR PLACE OR BY A CERTAIN GROUP
LANGUAGE FAMILY
GROUP OF RELATED LANGUAGES THAT DEVELOPED FROM EARLIER LANGUAGE
GOOD FRIDAY PEACE AGREEMENT
PAVED THE WAY FOR PROTESTANTS AND ROMAN CATHOLIC COMMUNITIES TO SHARE POLITICAL POWER
ROMANTICISM
1500'S AND 1600'S ARTISTS (DELACROIX, SCOTT, BEETHOVEN) REFLECTED
EMOTIONS, STIRRING HISTORICAL EVENTS AND THE EXOTIC
REALISM
ARTISTIC STYLE THAT FOCUSED ON ACCURATELY DEPICTING THE DETAILS OF EVERYDAY LIFE
IMPRESSIONIST
FRENCH PAINTERS MOVED OUT OF DOORS TO CAPTURE IMMEDIATE EXPERIENCES OR "IMPRESSIONS"
WELFARE STATE
SOCIAL WELFARE PROGRAMS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY SWEDEN
EUROPEAN UNION (EU)
UNITES MUCH OF WESTERN EUROPE INTO 1 TRADING COMMUNITY GREATER VOLUME OF TRADE THAN ANY SINGLE COUNTRY
MASTRICHT TREATY
SET UP EUROPEAN UNION VARIOUS EUROPEAN MET IN MASTRICHT AND SIGNED TREATY
HEAVY INDUSTRY
MANUFACTURE OF MACHINERY AND INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT
LIGHT INDUSTRY
MAKING TEXTILES OR PROCESSING FOOD
MIXED FARMING
RAISING SEVERAL KINDS OF CROPS AND LIVESTOCK ON THE SAME FARM
FARM COOPERATIVE
ORGANIZATIONS WHERE FARMERS SHARE IN GROWING AND SELLING PRODUCTS, REDUCES COSTS AND INCREASES PROFITS
COLLECTIVE FARM
GETTING WAGES PLUS A SHARE OF THE PROFITS AND PRODUCTS
STATE FARM
NOT SHARING IN THE PROFITS BUT GETTING WAGES LIKE FACTORY WORKERS
GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD
FOODS WITH GENES ALTERED TO MAKE THEM GROW BIGGER, FASTER OR BE MORE RESISTANT TO PESTS
ORGANIC FARMING
NATURAL SUBSTANCES INSTEAD OF FERTILIZERS
DRY FARMING
FARMING IN DRY AREAS THAT PRODUCES CROPS WITHOUT ANY IRRIGATION
ACID RAIN
ACID PRODUCING CHEMICALS, COMBINED WITH MOISTURE IN THE AIR
MELTWATER
MELTING SNOW AND ICE CARRIES ACID RAIN INTO LAKES AND RIVERS
ACID DEPOSITION
WET OR DRY AIR POLLUTION THAT FALLS TO THE GROUND HARMS ENVIRONMENT AND HISTORIC BUILDINGS
ENVIRONMENTALIST
PEOPLE CONCERNED WITH THE QUALITY OF THE ENVIRONMENT
GREENHOUSE EFFECT
CARBON DIOXIDE AND OTHER GASES TRAP THE SUN'S HEAT NEAR THE EARTH'S SURFACE
GLOBAL WARMING
BY YEAR 2100 THE AVERAGE TEMPS MAY RISE 2.5 DEGREES TO 10.4 DEGREES F
BIOLOGISTS
SCIENTISTS WHO STUDY PLANT AND ANIMAL LIFE