ss mid-term vocabulary

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archeaology

the study of the past based on what ppl left behind

region

an area with one or more features that make it diff. from surronding areas

landforms

the nautral features of the land's surface

artifacts

objects created by and used by humans

geagraphy

the study of the earth's physical and cultural features

rennisance

rebirth and refers to the period that flollowed Europe's middle ages

christian humanisim

blend of the humanist and religious ideas

reformation

reform movement againest the Roman Catholic Church

prostants

those who protest against the Roman Catholic Church

Catholic reformation

effort to stop the spread of protestantisim and to reform the catholic church from within

jesuits

religious order created to serve the pope and the church

ancestor

relative who lived in the past

ice ages

long periods of freezing weather

paleolithic era

the first of the stone age or old stone age

hunter-gathers

ppl who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, and nuts to survive

land bridge

strip of land connecting two conntinents

domeestication

the process of changing plants or animals to make them more useful to humans

agriculture

farming

fertile cresant

large arc of rich or fertile farmland

silt

mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks

divison of labor

type of arrangment in which each work specilizes in a particular task or job

city-states

consisted of a city and all the country-side around it

surplus

more than needed

cunieform

the world's first system of writing

scribe

writer

zigguart

pyramid-shaped temple tower

excommunicate

cast out from the church

crusades

long series of wars between christians and muslims in southwest asia

holy land

region where jesus lived, preached, and died

clergy

church officials

religious order

group of ppl who dedicate their live to religion and follow commen rules

friars

ppl who belonged to religious orders but lived and worked among the general public

natural law

law that goverened how the world operated

black death

deadly plague that swept through Europe between 1347 and 1351

middle ages

a peroid that lasted from about 500 to about 1500

feudalism

system of promises that governed the relationships between lords and vassels

vassel

knight who promised to support a lord in exchange for land

chilvary

code of honorable behavior for knights

monasteries

communities of monks

monk

religious men who lived apart for society in isoulated communitites

serfs

workers who were tied to the land on which they lived

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