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14 Cards in this Set

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the bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church in Rome
Scandanavian marauders and traders who raided northern Eurpos between 700 and 1100CE
Sunnis - came from the Umayyads
Shia revered the 4th Caliph Ali
Two main streams of Islamic belief
site of early American civilization from Mexico through Central America
land-based heirarchical economy and political system where territory was granted in return for loyalty to a landed lord
rigid social stratification where people were born into a certain class and remained in it for the rest of their lives
Indian social system
farm laborer making up a lower tier of feudal society
could be landed or not
Shogunate (bakufu)
The rule of the Shogun, a samurai overlord in feudal Japan
the multi-generational rule of one family over an empire or domain
Song and Tang in China
set about establishing the cardinal tenets of Islam
dynasty started by Islamic caliphs
continued spread of Islam and consolidated the empire with efficient regional government
moved capitol to Baghdad
Tang Dynasty
developed the equal-field system, institutionalized Buddhism, civic tests for bureaucrats based on Confucianism, extensive road and communication network
China 618-907CE
Song Dynasty
*Well connected trade society via the Silk Road
*developed the compass, water powered clock, gunpowder, printing press with movable type
*neo-Confucian thought
China 960-1279 CE
despotic leader
A leader with absolute power; A person who wields power oppressively; a tyrant
A byzantine emporer or an Eastern Orthodox bishop