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Vocab Unit 1

Renaissance, Reformation, Exploration DJHS World History 9
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analyze
to examine carefully and in detail to determine specific elements
affect
a change brought about by acting on (usually internal)
aspect
the way something appears to someone; way someone views something
bias
a specific way of thinking about something; favoritism or prejudice
cartography
the art of map making
context
additional information that changes perspective or adds new meaning
commission
to give permission for a specific action/function
converse
to have an informal conversation to discuss views and opinions
classic
art&literature from Greek or Roman antiquity
differentiate
to distinguish the difference
dimension
the importance of something
economy
managing a groups resources (such as finances); inexpensive
effect
the result or consequence
foundation
the framework, or basics to build upon
hierarchy
a ranking system in which things/people are placed above one another
nepotism
favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)
patron
a person who contributes financially or through providing time to support something/someone
period
a division of time which has specific characteristics
perspective
the way one looks at something; the way one sees clearly
proportion
relationship between parts
revenue
the amount of regular income; source of income
radical
an extremist
secular
does not pertain to religion
subordinate
secondary; of less importance