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classical
relating to the ancient Greek and Roman world
polis
Greek term for city-sate
democracy
form of government in which citlizens choose the nation's leaders by voting for them
philosphy
term derived from Greek, meaning love of wisdom
republic
nation with a strong nation government headed by elected leaders
consul
elected chief official of the Roman Republic
Senate
Legilative body of government; the supreme council if the ancient Roman
emporer
absolute ruler of an empire
bishop
official of the christian church
pope
head of the Roman cathlic church
missionary
teacher of ChristiANITY
monastry
place where monks, live, pray, and study
convent
place where nuns live, pray, and study
common law
unwritten set of laws based on local customs
feudalism
politicaland social system in which lord gave lasnd to a noble to work, govern, and defend, in return for the noble's loyalty
vassal
noble in medieval sociaty who swore loyalty to a lord in return for land
manor
feudal estate made up of a manor house or castle and land
tenant
farmer or other who pays rent to another for the use of land or preperty
serf
peasant laborer
guild
medievial workers' organization
apprentice
young worker who learned a trade or skill from a master teacher
charter
graphic way of presenting information clearly
indulgences
pardons for sins, given for sold by the Cathlic Church
Protestants
person who " protested" Catholic practices; today, a member of a non-Catholic Christian church
reform
to improve by changing
Columbian Exchange
process in which people , diseaes , idea, and trade were distributedaround the world from Americs
revolution
great and often violent change
divine right of kings
belief that royalty ruled by the will of god
Parliament
supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom and other countries
constitution
formal agreement that establishes the basis for a country's laws