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Civilzation
a complex culture in which large numbers of people share basic elements, such as a social structure, religion, and art (pg 122)
monotheistic
having one god
Tyrant
rulers who seized power by force and subject to the law (pg 136)
Democracy
"the rule of the many," gov. by the people, either directly or thought their elected representatives (pg 136)
Oligarchy
"rule of the few," a form of gov. in which a small group of people exercises control (pg 136)
socratic method
teaching method which uses a question-and-answer format to lead puplis to see things for themselves
republic
a form of gov. in which the leader is not a king and certain citizatens have the right to vote (pg 145)
fecdalism
a political and social system that devloped during Middle Ages, when royal gov.s were no longer able to defend their subjects inobles offered portection and land in return for service (pg 155)
Magna Carta
"Great Charter" list of right (pg 156)