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Arabic
Muslim Language
Qu'ran
holy book of Islam
treaty
agreement between countries
Arabs
Arabic speaking people of the Middle East
United Nations
world peacekeeping organization
Central Powers
alliance that fought the Allies in WWII
Zionism
movement to form a Jewish state in Isreal
Christianity
religion based on Jesus of Nazareth teachings
bias
information slanted to influence opinions
per capita
a view of statistics by each person
regulate
to monitor or control some economic factor
Golden Age
time of peace and achievements
civilizaion
society with government, culture, and usually writing
specialization
concentration on one product/service
exchange rate
the price of one nation's currency in terms of another's
Holocaust
mass murder of Jews and others during WWII
coalition
temporary alliance of people/countries
desalination
the process of removing salt from seawater
Holy Land
where Bible events occured
empire
when one group /country takes over others
finite resource
a material that can be used up
Islam
religion founded by Muhammad
monotheism
belief in one God
resume
a summary of a person's experience provided when applying for a job
Judaism
first monotheistic religion
mythology
stories that explain natural phenomena
GNP
the total value of a country's goods/services
New Testament
part of hte Bible about Jesus of Nazareth
pagan
religions based upon idol worship
diversify
to increase the variety of goods/ services offered
Old Testament
tells of the story of the Jewish people
prophet
one who speaks for God/Allah
Palestinians
Arabs in Isreal
refugees
people fleeing from a land
interdependence
cooperation between countries to meet their needs for goods/services