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12.3 Citizens of the World
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economic and social interdependence
a movement that emphasized science and reason as guides to help see the world more clearly
a believer or follower of Islam
A religion based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed which stresses belief in one god (Allah), Paradise and Hell, and a body of law written in the Quran. Followers are called Muslims.
the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, or its beliefs and practices.
an empire founded in the 12th century by Genghis Khan, which reached its greatest territorial extent in the 13th century, encompassing the larger part of Asia and extending westward to the Dnieper River in eastern Europe.
Age of Exploration
the period of time, beginning in the late 1400s, in which European explorers sought new routes to Asia and discovered the Americas
Existed from 27 BCE to about 400 CE. Conquiered entire Mediterranean coast and most of Europe. Ruled by an emperor. Eventually oversaw the rise and spread of Christianity.
Caravan routes connecting China and the Middle East across Central Asia and Iran.
Transatlantic Slave Trade
trading of slaves from Africa to the Americas
the condition of being owned by another person and being made to work without wages
negative behavior towards people of different race
not having a job
long period of dry weather; lack of rain; dryness
an extreme shortage of food
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