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Emperor

Male ruler , king

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Dynasty

Family of rulers

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Clan

Group of families w/ common ansestor

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Cultural diffusion

Spreading of ideas from culture to culture

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Communist

Goverment that controls countries large buisness

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Commune

Community when people work together

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Dialect

Unique language to a different region

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Nomad

A person that has no settled home but moves from place to place

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Homogeneous

Identical or similar

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Ethnic group

A group of people who share such characteristics as language religion and ancestry

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Caste

In the Hindu religion, a social group into which people are born and which they cannot change; each group with assigned jobs

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Colony

Land ruled by another nation

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Boycott


Refusal to buy goods

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Partion

Division into parts

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Monotheism

Belief that there is only one God

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Collective farm

In a communist country, a large farm formed from many private farms collected into a single unit controlled by the government

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Muezzin

A person whose job is to call Muslims to pray

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Holocaust

The systematic killing of more than 6 million Jews and others by the Nazi Germany before and during WW2

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Khmer Empire

An empire that included much of present day Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, and part of Laos

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Nationalist

A person who is devoted to the interest of his or her country

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Khmer Rouge

The Cambodian Communist party

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Maori

A native of New Zealand whose ancestors traveled from Asia to Polynesia, and later to New Zealand

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early people from Australia

Aborine

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Staition

Raising live stock

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Penal

Place were bad people go