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Islam

religion that spread rapidly in the Arabian Peninsula. means "submission to Allah"

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feudalism

common medieval system. put power into hands of many lords.

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common law

law common to the whole kingdom

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Magna Carta

Great Charter. King John sealed it to give more rights to nobles

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parliament

representative body of advisers to a king or chief exective

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(a) grant

"These religious traditions GRANTED the highest priority on God's will and on the individual's relationship to God."

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(a) confer

"Its purpose was to CONFER more rights on nobles."

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(p) Muhammad

aka the Prophet. spread the word of Allah.

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(p) Charlemagne

king of Germanic people (Franks). crowned Roman Emperor by weak Pope Leo III

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(p) Middle Ages

about 500-1500. transition between ancient and modern worlds

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(p) Edward I

ruler of England. during his reign, parliament formed.

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(p) Renaissance

1350-1550. new age based on rebirth of culture of Greeks and Romans

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(p) Leonardo da Vinci

Renaissance man. skilled in many subjects.

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(p) Protestant Reformation

Martin Luther led this. separate from the Catholic Chruch

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(p) Martin Luther

began the Protestant movement. discourage some Catholic practices.

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(pl) Arabian Peninsula

part of Southwest Asia. Islam spread here.

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(pl) Makkah

Muhammad born here

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(pl) England

European island nation

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(pl) Worms

Martin Luther denounced the Catholic religion in front of German royalty here.