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heritage
A way of life, a custom, or a belief that has come from the past and continues today.
armistice

ar mi stice
A peace agreement.
war bond
Paper showing that the buyer has loaned money to the government to help pay the cost of a war.
interest
The money a bank or borrower pays for the use of money.
shortage
Not enough of something to meet demand for it.
suffrage

suf frage
The right to vote.
technology
The way in which people use ideas to make tools or machines.
consumer
A person who buys a product or service.
consumer goods
Products made for personal use.
leisure time
Free time.
aviation
The making and flying of airplanes.
advertising
Information that a business provides about a product or service to make people want to buy it.
boom
A time of fast economic growth.
credit
A way of buying something by paying for it over time.
bust
A time when growth of an economy slows down or stops.
depression
A time when there are few jobs and people have little money.
stocks
Shares in a company or business.
unemployment
The number of workers without jobs.
conservation
The protection and wise use of natural resources.
volunteers
People who work without pay.
diverse economy
One that is based on many kinds of industries.
recycled
To reuse.
urban
City areas.
metropolitan area
A large city together with its surrounding towns.
suburb
A town or small city near a large city.
commute
Travel back and forth between work and home.
satellite
An object that orbits the Earth.
astronauts
People trained to fly into space.
refugee
Someone who goes to another country to escape danger or harsh treatment in his or her home country.
mileage table
Gives the number of miles between the listed cities.
discrimination
The unfair treatment of people because of their background, race or religion.
civil rights
The rights of citizens to equal treatment.
integration
The bringing together of people of all races in education, jobs, and housing.
rural
A country area.
protest
To act against.