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10th Grade World History 2nd Nine Weeks Exam
Terms in this set (50)
Thing of the people
Members of the landholding upper class.
Senators elected from the patrician class.
Ruler who has complete control over the government.
The farmers, merchants, artisans, and traders who made up the bulk of the population.
Officials elected by the plebians to protect their interests.
A basic military unit made up of about 5000 man.
Establishing control over foreign lands and peoples.
Lands under foreign rule.
Huge estates brought up by wealthy families.
Make fun of.
A picture made from chips of colored stone or glass.
The application of science and mathematics to develop useful structures and machines.
Bridge like stone structures that bring water from hills.
Anointed king sent by God.
A person sent forth; The 12 close followers of Jesus.
A person who suffers or dies for his or her beliefs.
A church official who was responsible for all Christians in a diocese.
The area in which a bishop is responsible for all Christians.
The honorary title given to someone who exercises authority over other bishops in the area.
Roman bishops he began to claim greater authority over all other bishops.
Beliefs said to be contrary to official church teachings.
The rapid rise of prices.
Foreign soldiers serving for pay.
An area dedicated to the honor of gods and goddesses.
Watercolor paintings done on wet plaster.
Narrow water passages.
A city built on two levels.
A government in which a king or queen exercises central power.
Rule by a landholding elite.
A form of government in which power is in the hands of a small, powerful elite, usually from the business class.
A massive formation of heavily armed foot soldiers.
A state-owned slave.
Government by the people.
A lawmaking body, that debated laws before deciding to approve or reject them.
A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to one another's defense.
A large number of citizens that take direct part in the day-to-day affairs of government.
A panel of citizens who have the authority to make the final judgment in a trial.
The process of voting to banish a public figure who is seen as a threat to their democracy.
The art of skillful speaking.
A play that tells the story of human suffering that usually ends in disaster.
A humorous play that mocks people or customs.
The murder of a public figure, usually for political reasons.