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World History- Toward a New World

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Manor
agricultural estate run by a lord and worked by peasants
Serfs
peasants bound to the land on which they were born/worked
Money Economy
an economic system based on money rather than barter
Commercial Capitalism
economic system in which people invest in trade or goods to make profits
Guilds
business associations
Heresy
the denial of basic church doctrines
Inquisition
holy office
Sacraments
Christian rites
Theology
the study of religion and god
Black Death
Bubonic plague
Great Schism
The final split between the eastern and western churches in the year 1054.
Avignon
a city in France
New Monarchies
reult of attempts made to reestablish centralized power
Mesoamerica
Mexico and Central America
Toltec
invaded central Mexico from the north.
Chichen Itza
Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Aztec
an early civilization in the valley of mexico
Tenochtitlan
Aztec capital
Herman Cortes
Spanish soldier who conquered the Aztecs
Montezuma
Aztec Emperor
Inca
Founders of South America's greatest early civilization
Epidemic
a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease