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Another name for a hunter gather
Roamed the earth
Five relationships, encouraged filial piety, civil service exams
India, Persia, Greece, Egypt
Question the world around you constantly
Part of the Franks (First to use feudalism)
Most powerful person in the Catholic church
Renaissance man; painted Mona Lisa
Inventor, scultor, painter, engineer
Painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Invented the printing press
He was the most famous ruler of Mali.
turned the city of Timbuktu into a center of trade and Islamic learning
Famous author of the Renaissance who wrote a book called “The Prince,” which is a guide for government leaders
German monk who created the 95 Thesis, which were 95 arguments against the sale of indulgences
King of England who separated from the Catholic Church because he wanted a divorce from his wife and the Catholic Church would not allow it
Found the first human remains in the Great Rift Valley (Africa)
Buddhism was founded by
founder of Islam who was born in Mecca
Conqured the Incas
Conquered the Aztecs
Controlled Mongol empire included China, Central Asia, Russia, and much of the Middle East
Italian merchant who visited the Mongols in China and remained there for almost 20 years; communicated to the rest of the world his travels
Explorers who went West of Europe to get to Asia/India
Explorers who went South of Africa to get to Asia/India
3 men who each traveled thousands of miles
He was the absolute monarch of France.
He was the absolute monarch of Russia. He also westernized Russia, which means that he imitated the customs and traditions of countries in Western Europe in order to strengthen his
He was the absolute monarch of the Ottoman Empire.
Astronomer who developed the Heliocentric Theory- The idea that the planets revolve around the sun.
Astronomer who proved that Copernicus was correct. He was put on trial by the Catholic Church because his ideas contradicted (went against) its teachings
Absolute monarch of Spain
Asoka King of the Maurya Dynasty (India). Helped spread Buddhism
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