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A general from the ancient city of Carthage of northern Africa. He led his army and a large number of elephants across the tall mountains called the Alps

Hannibal

2

A group of American Indians who ruled an empire in Western South America and built great cities high in the Andes Mountains.

Incas

3

was a mogol emperor around 1200. He was a fierce warrior and skilled ruler.

Genghis Khan

3

was an English explorer. Discovered the Hudson River and the Hudson bay.

Henry Hudson

4

were a warlike people from Asia

Huns

5

Rulers of Spain who sponsored Christopher Colombus's voyage to America

Ferdinand and Isabella

6

Ponce De Leon was said to be searching for this when he discovered florida

Fountain of Youth

7

Julius Caesar quote

I came, I saw, I conquered.

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writing used in ancient Egypt. Uses designs rather than letters to stand for a language.

Hieroglyphics

9

was an Icelandic and Norwegian explorer who made several voyages in the northern Atlantic Ocean around the year 1000. He probably landed in America five hundred years before Columbus. (viking)

Leif Ericson

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an organization of workers who participated in the same craft, profession, or business.

guild

12

lasted from about 3000 to about 300 B.C. Its high point was in Athens from 700 to 300 B.C.

Greece

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Describes the time that glaciers covered much of North America and Europe.

Ice Ages

14

were men who fought to the death with swords or other weapons for the entertainment of crowds in ancient Rome. They fought against each other or wild animals.

gladiators

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was the political system of Europe during the Middle Ages. Rulers granted land to certain people under their authority called Vassals. In return, the vassals promised to support their rulers in time of war.

Feudalism