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Madrassa

School, especially one that teaches the Islamic religion

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Magma

Stream of soft, nearly molten rock

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Magna Carta

Document that limited the English Kings power

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Majlis

Iranian legislature

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Majority

More than half

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Malaria

Why threatening disease spread by mosquitoes and caused by parasites

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Manorialism

In medieval Europe the economic relationship between the Lord and the peasants who works for him

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Mantle

Thick, Rocky later around Earth's core

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Maori

The original inhabitants of New Zealand and the cook islands

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Maritime

Having to do with navigation or shipping on the sea

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Maritime climate

Climate that is year-round with mild winters cool
Summers

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Market

Organized way for producers and consumers to trade goods and services

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Market economy

Economy in which individual consumers and producers make all economic decisions

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Marshall plan

An economic program initiated by the United States to help Europe recover from world war two

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Mau Mau

Kenyan independence movement during the 1950s

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Mechanized farming

Farming with machines

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Meiji restoration

Time period when Japan's Emperor Meiji was returned to power

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Merchant

Trader

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Messiah

A leader chosen by God who restored the Jewish nation and helped create God's kingdom in the world

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Microcredit

Small loan

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Middle latitudes

Areas between the high and low latitudes; also known as temperate zone

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Middle passage

Voyage across the Atlantic from Africa to the Americas that formed the middle leg of the triangular trade among Europe, American colonies, and Africa

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Migration

Movement of people from one place to another

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Military Junta

Committee of military leaders

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Millet

Self-governing religious community in the Ottoman Empire

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Millet

Self-governing religious community in the Ottoman Empire