Global history Ch3

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Global History Ch3 Atlantic system The network of trading links after 1500 that moved goods, wealth, people, and cultures around the Atlantic Ocean Basin. Black Death An outbreak of bubonic plague that spread across Asia, North Africa, and Europe in the mid-fourteenth century, carrying off vast numbers of persons. Gama, Vasco da (1460?- 1524) Portuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expedition from Europe to sail to India, opening an important commercial sea route. Gothic cathedrals Large churches originating in twelfth-century France; built in an architectural style featuring pointed arches, tall vaults and spires, flying buttresses, and large stained-glass windows. Great Western Schism A division in the Latin (Western) Christian Church between 1378 and 1417, when rival claimants to the papacy existed in Rome and Avignon. guild In medieval Europe, an association of men (rarely women), such as merchants, artisans, or professors, who worked in a particular trade and banded together to promote their economic and political interests. Guilds
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2012 for the course HIST 2323 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '09 term at San Antonio College.

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