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Absolutism
A political theory holding that all power should be vested in one ruler or other authority.
Absolute Monarch
A ruler with complete authority over the lives of the people he or she governs.
Agrarian Society
A society based on farming
Anarchy
A lack of government
Apartheid
South African government policy calling for the separation of races.
Alliance
Mutual agreement for a common purpose such as protection against other forces.
Anti-Semitism
Prejudice against Jews
Appeasement
Giving into demands to keep the peace
Authoritarianism
Advocating total submission to authority opposed to individual freedom
Balance of Power
Political and economic power divided so a ruler or country does not have too much power.
Favorable Balance of Trade
A situation in which a country exports more than it imports
Favorable Balance of Trade
A situation in which a country exports more than it imports