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Shamanism

belief in gods and spirits

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Achievement

something gained by working for it

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Tribute

payment to a ruler as a sign of submission or for protection

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Archipelago

an expanse of water with many scattered islands

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Isolate

to set apart from others

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Animism

belief in spirits that are outside of the body

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Ensure

to make sure, certain, or safe

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Behalf

representing, in the place of

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Constitution

basic laws of a state that define the role of government and guarantee its obligation to the people

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Samurai

a warrior who served a Japanese lord and lived by strict code of loyalty

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shogun

A military governor who ruled Japan

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Vassal

a person under the protection of a lord to whom he has vowed loyalty

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Feudalism

the system of service between a lord and the vassals who have sworn loyalty to the lord

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Labor

work; the tasks that workers perform for pay

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Guild

a group of merchants or crafts people during medieval times

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Sect

a religious group

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Martial Arts

sports that involve combat and self-defense

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Volcano

a mountain that may release hot or melted rocks from inside the Earth

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Tsunami

a huge ocean wave caused by an undersea earthquake

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Network

a system in which all parts are connected

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Maritime

related to the sea or seafaring

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Style

a distinctive form of type of something

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Institution

A custom or practice that many people accept and use