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What is the major changing of human life caused by the beginnings of farming?
Neolithic Revolution
Who studies written evidence about the past?
Historian
What two rivers are in Ancient India?
Indus and Ganges
What was the war called that was fought between Athens and Sparta?
Peloponnesian
What is government ruled by a small group of noble land owning families, by heredity?
Aristocracy
Who proteccted the rights of plebians from unfair acts?
Tribunes
What is an elaborate ceremony in which families displayed rank and prosperity in an elaborate ceremony?
Potlatch
What ended fights over lay investiture?
Concordat of Worms
Pardons or a secure place in heaven
Indulgences
What is a government ruled by religious officials?
Theocracy
Vote of the People
Plebiscite
What WWI weapon led to stalemates?
automatic machine guns
Middle Class
Bourgeoisie
What is militant political movement that emphasizes loyalty and obedience to the leader?
Facsism
Opposing war
Pacifism
Plan to invade the soviet union by Hitler
Operation Barbarossa
What is a member of the wealthy, upper class called?
Patricians
Belief that was probably held by Stone Age people
Life after death
A poem recounting the adventure of a Sumerian hero
Epic of Gilgamesh
Who led Athens during its golden age?
Pericles
Under fuedalism, lords granted land to vassals in exchanage for?
Military power
Important economic activity in a medieval town
trade
Who believed the purpose of the seperation of powers was to protect the liberties of people?
Montesquieu
Beliefs that appeared to contradict the basic teachings
Heresy
"Holy War"
Crusade
Long effort to drive the Muslims out of Spain
Reconquista
allowing people to decide for themselves under what government they wish to live
Self-determination
Building up armed forces, getting ready for war.
Militarism
The system of feudalism left over from the Middle Ages
Old Regime
What is the period led by Maximilien Robespierre after the revolution was over?
Reign of Terror
Someone who dies for their religion
Martyr
Military unit of ancient Roman armies
Legion
The common farmers, artisons, and merchants who made up majority or population
Plebeians
God has already decided who is saved
Predestination
Right to Vote
Suffrage
1st estate
Clergy
2nd estate
Nobility
3rd estate
Middle class & peasants
Capturing Berlin ended war in...
Europe
Dig to find artifacts to find out about early people
Archaeologists
Perservation of the dead
Mummification
Belief in 1 god
Monotheistic
River in Egypt used as sourse of food, water, and transportation.
Nile River
Powerful Frankish ruler who built a huge empire
Charlemagne
Group of 3 rulers
Triumvirate
Greek culture blended with Egyptian, Persian, and Indian infulences.
Hellenistic