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World History Vocabulary Terms END OF COURSE PREPARATION
Related to agriculture or farming.
Small town, rustic, outside the city. Country.
Land used for growing crops. Good farm land.
Hand to mouth farming or producing only enough food for your existence. *The poorest of nations lives like this. In contrast, the USA is a commercial farming power.
The spreading of ideas from one culture to another culture. Good example? The Silk Road was used to trade, but the religion of Buddhism was spread from India to China.
A person that supports the arts (painters & sculptors) financially. *Good Example – The De Medici’s were patrons of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo during the Renaissance.
Political and social system of medieval Europe. It is very hierarchical.
Rule by a few men. Good Examples: Sparta – ruled by 2 kings and 5 Ephors Rome – 1 st and 2 nd Triumvirate – Each Triumvirate had 3 men that were ruling the Roman Empire.
EMANCIPATE OR LIBERATE
To set free. Example: Some Great liberators would include Lincoln, and Simon Bolivar.
A dictator led government based on extreme nationalism and the glorification of the leader. Minority rights are not a priority. Good Example: Hitler was the fascist dictator of Germany during World War II.
TOTALITARIANISM THIS INCLUDES: TOTALITARIAN DICTATORS, OR A TOTALITARIAN GOVERNMENTS.
An absolute dictator or a government where all decisions are made by the government. They have total power. The most infamous totalitarian dictators – Mussolini and Hitler, Stalin and Mao.
An agreement or relationship between two or more parties/countries. Entangling alliances were a key cause of World War I.
Worldly or nonreligious in nature. EXAMPLE – a king would be a secular authority.
Uprising, revolt, rebellion. Palestinians had an intifada against Israel in the Holy Land.