Flashcards in Unit 3 Deck (15):
Began in Italy, a 'rebirth' of classical knowledge, ideas of art and literature.
Voyager, launched seven expeditions for the Ming dynasty, collecting tribute for permission to trade with China.
Movement of people, plants, animals, diseases, and ideas between the Americas and Europe.
Movement for religious reform, leading to the founding of Christian churches that rejected the Pope's authority (Protestantism)
Captured Africans were transported across the Atlantic under horrific conditions then sold, and forced to work in the Americans in mines and plantations.
Atlantic slave trade
A conflict between the English parliament and Charles I, which established the supremacy of parliament over the monarchy.
English civil war
A non-violent monotheistic religion developed in India, whose beliefs blend elements of Hinduism and Islam.
A system of government that emerged in England in which the monarch is made to share power with an elected parliament and constitutions limit the power of the monarch.
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by selling more good that they bought.
A king or queen who has unlimited power and seeks to control all aspects of society. This monarch claims to rule by divine right and do so without any checks and balances.
In 1688, a bloodless revolt that overthrew the king of England and signed into law the English Bill of Rights, granting their subjects certain rights.
Economic system that includes private ownership and investment in businesses for profit. Also known as free market or free enterprise.
Gained control of existing land and sea trade routes between India and Asia, changed Constantinople to present day Istanbul
Concerned with worldly (non religious) rather than spiritual matters.