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Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: The Age of European Exploration

Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: The Age of European Exploration
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encomienda system
The encomienda was a labor system, rewarding conquerors with the labor of particular groups of people
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polytheism
Polytheism is the worship of or belief in multiple deities usually assembled into a pantheon of gods and goddesses, along with their own religions and rituals
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flash pan
The flash pan or priming pan is a small receptacle for priming powder, found next to the touch hole on muzzleloading guns
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wealth
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions
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Renaissance
The Renaissance is a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
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Renaissance
The Renaissance is a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
wealth
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions
flash pan
The flash pan or priming pan is a small receptacle for priming powder, found next to the touch hole on muzzleloading guns
polytheism
Polytheism is the worship of or belief in multiple deities usually assembled into a pantheon of gods and goddesses, along with their own religions and rituals
encomienda system
The encomienda was a labor system, rewarding conquerors with the labor of particular groups of people
Valladolid debates
The Valladolid debate was the first moral debate in European history to discuss the rights and treatment of a colonized people by colonizers
Suleiman
Suleiman I , commonly known as Suleiman the Magnificent in the West and "Kanuni" in his realm, was the tenth and longest-reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1520 to his death in 1566
Prince Henry of Portugal
Infante Henrique of Portugal, Duke of Viseu , better known as Henry the Navigator , was an important figure in 15th-century Portuguese politics and in the early days of the Portuguese Empire
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer, and citizen of the Republic of Genoa
Tenochtitlan
Mexico-Tenochtitlan , commonly known as Tenochtitlan was an Aztec altepetl located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of Mexico
Charles V
Charles V was ruler of both the Spanish Empire from 1516 and the Holy Roman Empire from 1519, as well as of Habsburg Netherlands from 1506

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