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Eurpoe

Truck is loaded onto a rail car and transported during prohibited drive hours.

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Ural mountains

This north-south range separates Siberia from the rest of Russia. It is commonly considered the boundary between the continents of Europe and Asia.

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North European plain
Europe's most important inland waterway

Stretches from southeastern England and western France to Russia. Has many natural resources. Many major cities are in this area.

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volga river

longest river in Europe

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danube river

Europe's second longest river

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rhine river

Europe's most important inland waterway

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England

london

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scandinavia

A country in northern Europe, home of the Viking people

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runnymede

meadow near London where King John was cornered and made to sign the Magna Carta

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charlemagne

800 AD crowned by the Pope as the head of the Holy Roman Empire, which extended from northern Spain to western Germany and northern Italy. His palace was at Aachen in central Europe

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William the conqueror

duke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England

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King john

King of England who raised taxes and punished his enemies without a trial. He is best known for being forced to sign the Magna Carta.

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domesday book

A record of all the property and holdings in England commissioned by William the Conqueror in 1066 so he could determine the extent of his lands and wealth

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middle ages

years between ancient and modern times

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magna carta

1215

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eurpoe

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christine de pisan

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monk

A man who devotes his life to a religious group, often giving up all he owns.

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nun

a woman who has taken a sacred vow to devote her life to prayer and service to the church

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monastery

Relating to or resembling a monastery (where monks or nuns live), esp. by being quiet, secluded, contemplative, strict, and/or lacking luxuries

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convent

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missionary

An individual who helps to diffuse a universalizing religion.

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monarch

A king or queen

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serf

A person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord

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knight

An armored warrior who fought on horseback

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chilvary

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guild

A medieval organization of crafts workers or trades people.

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lady

NOBLEWOMAN; women of noble birth who were told what to do by her father or husband; they did little or no work

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feudalism

A system of government based on landowners and tenants

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manor system

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