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Early trade across the Atlantic Ocean

Columbian Exchange

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Split in the Christian Church that led to Protestantism

Reformation

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People who built an empire along the west coast of South America, beginning in the 1400s

Inca

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Descent from a common ancestor

Lineage

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Portuguese prince who started a school for sailors and sponsored early voyages of exploration

Prince Henry

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People who built an empire in Mexico, beginning in the 1200s

Aztec

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The ties between members of a family

Kinship

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Italian explorer who sailed to North America for Spain

Christopher Columbus

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A dry grassland with trees and bushes

Savanna

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Moving one's home

Nomadic

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Period when Europeans began investigating all aspects of the physical world

Renaissance

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People who created a civilization along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, beginning around 1200 B.C.

Olmec

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The establishment of outlying settlements that are controlled by a parent country

Colonization

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A huge farm on which slaves or other workers grow a single crop

Plantation

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Native American group that lived on the Northwest coast

Kwakiutl

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Agreement between Spain and Portugal to explore different lands

Treaty of Tordesillas

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Native American group in Eastern North America

Iroquois

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Household made up of a mother and father and their children

Nuclear Family

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Series of wars started by Europeans to win back the Holy Land from the Muslims

Crusades

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African kingdom around the Niger River known for metalworking

Benin

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Large African kingdom known for trading

Songhai

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Native Americans who lived where Columbus first landed

Taino

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The assignment of different jobs to different individuals

Division of labor

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Native American group in the Southwest

Pueblo

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Native American group that lived in what is now California

Kashaya Pomo

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Social ordering by rank or class

Hierarchy

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Religion founded by the prophet Muhammad in the 600s

Islam

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Native Americans who lived in the Southwest in the canyon bottoms of the Four Corner region from about A.D. 300 to 1300

Anasazi

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Mound-building people who lived in the Ohio and Mississippi river valleys

Adena, Hopewell, Mississippian

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People who created a civilization in Guatemala and the Yucatan Peninsula, about A.D. 250 to 900

Maya

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Small kingdoms on the lower Congo River united under one ruler

Kongo

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Native Americans who lived in the Southwest and settled in the river valleys in Central Arizona from about 300 B.C. to A.D. 1300

Hohokam