political system where nobles get land from king
Feudalism
human potential and achievements
Humanism
kings and queens have a god given right to rule
Divine Rights
religion should not be apart of government
Secularism
organization of people with related interests
Guild System
Spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another
Cultural Diffusion
all power is held by the king
Manorialism
hunting and gathering to agricultural practice
Neolithic Revolution
medieval military expedition
Crusades
belief in one god
Monotheism
roman and greek culture
Classical culture
a religious reform that divided the roman catholic church
protestant reform
Johann Guttenburgs invention that made learning easier because paper was made faster
Printing press
the administrative departments of a government- especially those in which employees are hired on the basis of their scores or examinations
Civil Service System
refers to a period of cultural and biological exchanges between the old and new world
Columbian Exchange
belief in many gods
Polytheism
evaluation of other cultures to preconceptions originating in the standards and customs of one's own culture
Ethnocentrism
ancient network of trade routes that were central to cultural interaction
Silk Road
cultural rebirth that occurred in Europe from roughly the fourteenth through the middle of the seventeenth centuries, based on the rediscovery of the literature of Greece and Rome
Renaissance
systems of government in which the priest rules in the name of god
theocracy