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ASEAN

Association of South East Asian Nations, an organization working to promote growth and social progress in southeast Asia

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Assimilation

Process by which one group takes on traits of another

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Ataturk

Name taken by Mustafa Kemal, the founder of modern Turkey, meaning "Father of the Turks"

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Atlantic slave trade

Process by which Europeans brought enslaved Africans to the Americas

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Atoll

A ring shaped Island enclosed by a body of water

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Authoritarian

A government in which all powers held by single person or small group

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Autocracy

Government controlled by one person who has not won a free election

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Autonomy

Self rule

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Ayatollah

Title for high-ranking Shia Muslim leaders in Iran