Chapter 5-7 Key Terms
Senate- The assembly that was the main institution of power in the Roman Republic.
The senate was established sometime in the sixth century by a group of aristocrats
revolting against their kings. It was not an elected
Key Terms Ch. 12-14
Renaissance- A French word meaning rebirth, used to describe the rebirth of the culture of classical
antiquity in Italy during the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries. The Renaissance first began in Florence, in
the 14th century. The Ren
Key Terms Ch. 3-4
Minoan- A wealthy and vibrant culture on Crete, ruled by a king with a large palace at Knossos.
The Minoan society existed from around 1900 B.C.E. to 1450 B.C.E. This era was named after a
mythical king of Crete, Minos. Few
Key Term Ch. 8-11
Five Pillars of Islam- The five practices Muslims must fulfill according to the sharia.
This includes the profession of faith, prayer, fasting, giving alms to the poor, and
pilgrimage to Mecca. The Muslim who faithfully obs
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Caner, Ergun Mehmet. Voices behind the Veil: The World of Islam through the Eyes of Women.
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Edited by a former Muslim, Ergun Mehmet Caner, this book is compiled o
What caused the American Revolution?
Distance The distance between the colonies and Britain generated a sense of
separation and independence within the colonies.
Colonial legislature- The power given to the legislature eventually caused conflict
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The American Revolution
To understand why the American Revolution was inevitable you must first know
what caused it to occur. Distance, colonial legislature, salutary neglect, and The
Enlightenment are the