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social studies chapter 6

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Renaissance
the period of the rebirth of learning in europe between about 1300-1600
humanism
a system of thought that focuses on the nature, ideals, and achievements of human beings, rather than on the divine
Reformation
the effort to change or reform the catholic church, which led to the establishment of Protestant churches
Protestant
referring to Christian religions that grew out of the Reformation
Age of Exploration
the period of European exploration overseas from about 1400-1600
Cape of Good hope
the southern tip of africa
Northwest Passage
a sea route through North America
Strait of Magellan
a waterway near the southern tip of South America
circumnavigate
to sail or fly completely around something, such as earth