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Role


something that plays a part in a process

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Establish


To bring into existence

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Fjord


a narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes

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Missionaries


people who are sent by a religious organization to spread the faith

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Concordat


agreement between the pope and the ruler of a country

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Feudalism


political order; under feudalism, nobles governed and protected people in return for services

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Vassal


a low-ranking noble under the protection of a feudal lord

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Military


Relating to soldiers, arms or war

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Fief


a feudal estate belonging to a vassal

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Knight


a mounted man-at-arms serving a lord

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Chivalry


the system, spirit, or customs of medieval knighthood

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Serfs


a member of the peasant class tied to the land and subject to the will of the landowner

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Guild


a group of merchants or craftspeople

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Grand jury


a group of citizens that meets to decide whether people should be accused of a crime

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Trial jury


a group of citizens that decides whether an accused person is innocent or guilty

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Document


an original or official paper used as the basis or proof of something

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Cooperate


To work together

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Accurate


correct and free from errors

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Secure


free from danger

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Theology


the study of religious faith, practice, and experience

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Scholasticism


a way of thinking that combined faith and reason

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Goal


something that a person works to achieve; aim

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Vernacular











the everyday spoken language of a region














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Mass


religious worship service for Catholic Christians

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Heresy


a religious belief that contradicts what the church says is true

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Anti-Semitism


hostility toward or discrimination against Jews

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Plague


a disease that spreads quickly and kills many people

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Economy


a country's system for the making, selling, and buying of goods and services

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Authority


the power to influence or command thought, opinion, or behavior

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Reconquista


the Christian "reconquest" of the Iberian Peninsula