Geography Ch4 vocab

Geography
ancient Greece and Rome
classical
the city state
polis
direct rule of the peole
democracy
people choose their leaders
republic
individuals elected by the people of Rome to represent them
consuls
absolute rulers
emperors
leaders of Catholic Churches
popes
those who spread their religious views
missionries
the unwritten laws that come from local customs
common law
new political and social system
fuedalism
nobles who swor to loyalty
vassals
feudal estate
manor
the larger group of people who paid rent for their land and worked it as they pleased
serfs
manufacturing came under the control of worker’s organizations
guilds
written documents
charters
selling of documents
indulgements
great and often violent change
revolution
European kings and queens ruled by the will of God
divine rights of kings

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