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* geographic feature
* site of ancient civilizations
* fertile land
* large population
River Valleys
* value of goods and services produced by a country
Gross National Product
* grow only enough to meet your own needs - no extra for sale or export
Subsistence Agriculture
Believe your culture is superior to others
Ethnocentric
"For God, King, and Country"
Nationalism
* movement from rural(country) to urban (city) areas
*weakens traditional family values
Urbanization
* florished in Northern Italy due to a wealthy middle class that invested in the arts
Renaissance
* ninety five theses
* was against sale of indulgences
* started the Protestant Reformation
* Believed in the Bible above church policies
Martin Luther
* led to a decrease in the power of the Roman Catholic Church
* ended religious unity in Western Europe and the begining of new denominations
*encouraged people to question tradition
Protestant Reformation
Economic system during the Middle Ages
Manorialism
Led to the application of reason and experimentation to political thinking
Scientific Revolution
filling positions with relatives
Nepotism