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Toltec Innovation weaponry
-obsidian dagger with wooden handles
-short swords that slash
how did the toltec state project its power to its rivals?
large imposing military
arrangement of feasts instead of taxes shared by ruiling classes and subjects in a state
after the Mayan decline, what city became the brief regional power in the Yucatan peninsula?
what served as the foundation of Aztec imperialism?
overall threat of warfare
obligation of Incan subjects to deliver a portion of their harvest and domestically prouced goods to nearby storehouses to be used by Incan officials and troops
small artificial islands used for agriculture known as "floating gardens" created by farmers for raising crops
Spanish ecomienda system
who allied with Hernan Cortes to overthrow the Aztecs?
Europeans especially of Spanish decent- born in America
what did the Spanish colonies mine for in the New World?
in Mexico what led to the decline of repartimiento system?
how did colonial officials gain their jobs in Spanish America?
they often bought their officies
attempts to improve naval connections and administrative controls between Spain and New World
"loophole" exploited by Portuguese bandeirantes
a law that aloud for the enslavemtn of Native Americans who resisted conversion to Christianity
what was the first major North American federation to utilize European produced firearms?
why did colonial Louisiana initally have fewer settlers than colonies in English North America?
immigration was restricted to French subjects and excluded Portugese
in its earliest stage of colonization in North America England was:
not invloed in any major capacity in governance of colonies
Native Americans were relocated to which self administering sites?
in addition to his condemnations of indulgences of Martin Luther pushed what theological reform?
priesthood for all christians in essence doing away with the privledged position of cleregy
where were the 1st independent calvinist congregations established?
what event launched the Catholic reformation
meeting of the Council of Trent
lgnatius of loyola
head of Jesuits
what work would become global network of catholic educations services
Edict of Nantes
royal declaration of freedom of religious practice for protestants in France
The theory that the monarch is supreme and can exercise full and complete power unilaterally.
political centralization in Russia under Czars resulted in what?
deterioration of the legal status of farmers who due to increased tax liabilities became serfs
in which European Kingdom did the interest of nobility and the Urban merchant class gradual coverage?
what was the main pattern underlying the history of sub- Sahara Africa between 600 and 1450 CE?
adaption of African spirituality of Islam
how did the Nubian pattern of political formation compare with the rest of the world?
Nubian political formation resembled feudal practices else where
the extension of Ethiopian Christianity is attributed to the conquest of what leader?
King Amda Seyon
Muslims who claimed Middle Eastern descent and grew in fluence becasue of profits from long distance trade
what accounted for the decline of Mapungubwe?
-made agriculture hard in the Limpoo Valley
what was the first group to convert to Islam in history of ancient Ghana?
Mali benefited from islamic demand of what?
what city came to be the cultural center of Mali empire?
Anne Hutchinson spear-headed antinomian movement in Puritan Massachusetts. what spiritual beliefs defines this movement?
it advocated on exclusive commitment to inner grace through spirtual perfection
what european intellectual moment sought the synthesis of faith and reason?
what technology encouraged the spread of Renaissance thought?
the hight of the Ottoman and cultural power occurred under the reign of who?
where was the center of power of the pre-contact Missipian civilization?
where did Columbus first make landfall in the Americas?
what was the least important in aiding early Spanish colonial conquest?
which system of colonization guaranteed Native American wages and limited rights?
what economic system encouraged New World colonization by Western European Kingdoms?
what were guides for visually determining the economic, class, and racial status of the multiethnic colony of New Spain?
the begging of the Scientific Revolution is usually associated with what event?
publication of Copernicus heliocentric theory
what refers to the belief that taught god withdrew after creating the world, allowing it to operate without divine intervention?
court culture and etiquette as highly competitive social phenomenon is reffered to as what?
the civilizing process
what political institutions was unique to the Qing among early modern states?
the Dynastic Bureaucratic rule formalized under the Qing included which influential group?
A Service Elite
what term is used to describe the economic ties that bind different regions in the Atlantic together?
what is an explanation for how Africans became swept into the Transatlantic slave trade?
as punishment for crimes, kidnapped, as prisoners of war
a majority of the casualties attributed to the Middle Passage resulted from what?
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