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Candidate
A person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor.
Merchant
One whose occupation is the wholesale purchase and retial sale of goods for profit.
Counsel
The act of exchanging opinions and ideas, consultation
Insecurity
Not sure or certain, doubtful

Traditonal
Realting to or in accord with traditon
Abolish
To do away with, annul

To destroy completely.
Depopulation
To reduse sharply the population of, as by disease, war, or forcible relocation
Buddhism
The teaching of Buddah that life is permeated with suffering casued by desire
Market Economy
An economy that operates by voluntary exchange in a free market and is not planned or controlled by a central authority.
Moisture
Diffuse wetness that can be felt as vapor in teh atmosphere or condensed liquid on the surfaces of objects dampness.
Minuteman
An armed man pledged to be ready to fight.
Revolution
Orbital motion about a point, especially as distinguised from axial rotation.
Quantity
A specified or indefinite number or amount.
Demand
To ask for urgently peremptorily

To claim as just or due.
Germanic
Relating to a characteristic of Germany or its people, language, or culture
Bravery
The condition or quality of being brave.
Flourish
To grow well or luxuriantly, Thrive
Corruption
The act or process of corrupting

Salary
paid to a person on a regular basis.
Confederation
The act of forming into or becoming part of a confederacy.
Mandatory
Required or commanded by authority, obligatory.
Public Speaking
The act, art, or process of making effective speeches before an audience.
Citizens
A person owing loyalty to and entitled by birth or naturalization to teh protection of a state or nation.
Isolationism
A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries
Autocracy
Government by a single person having unlimited power, despotism.

Demestication
To casue to feel comfortable at home
Abolitionist
Advocacy of the abolition of slavery
Compromise
A settlement of differences in which each side makes concessions
Impose
To establish or apply as compulsory
Economic
Of or relating to the production, development and management of material wealth, as of a country household or business enterprise
Banned
To prohibit
Pioneer
One who ventures into unknown or unclaimed territory to settle.
Prevailing wind
The predominant wind direction
Free Enterprise
The freedom of private businesses to operate competitively for profit with minimal government regulation
Executive Agreement
An agreement made between the executive branch of the u.s government and a foreign government without ratification by the senate.
Monarchy
Government by a monarch

A state ruled or headed by a monarch
Herding
A group of cattle or other domestic animals of a single kind kept together for a specific purpose.
Command Economy
An economy that is planned and controlled by a central administration, as in the former Soviet Union
Harmony
Agreement in feeling or opinion, accord.
Abridging
To reduse the length of, Condense

To cut short
Retail
To sell in small quantities directly to consumers.
Swedish
Of or relating to Sweden, The Sweded, or their culture or language.
Federal
Relating to a form of government in which a union of states recognizes the sovereignty of a central authority.
Education
The act or process of educating or being educated.
Local
Of relating to, or characteristic of a particualr place.
Eclipse
The partial or complete obscuring, relative to a designted observer, of one celestical body or another.
Surplus
Being more than or in excess of what is needed or required.
Enslavement
To make into or as if into a slave
Democratic
Of, characterized by or advocating democracy
Democracy
Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives.
Distribution
Separation into parts of classes, arrangement of anything into parts.
Capitalism
An economic system in which the means of production and distribution are privately or corporately owned
Currency
Money in any form when in actual use as a medium of exchange.
Fossile Fuel
Fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earths crust with high carbon and hydrogen content.
Constitutional
Of or relating to a constitution.
Production
The act or process of producing
Conversion
The act of converting

Something that is changed from one use.
Parliament
A national representative body having supreme legislative powers within the state.
Effect
Somethign brought about by a casue or agent, a result.
Entrepreneur
A person who organizes operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.
Shinto
A religion native to Japan
Renovate
To restore to an earlier condition as by repairing or remodeling.
Data
Factual information especially information organized for analysis or used to reason or make decisions.
Relilgion
Belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers regarded as creator and governor of the universe.
Public Domain
Land owned and controlled by the state or federal government
Pesticides
A chemical used to kill pests, especially insects
Greenhouse Effect
A similar retention of solar radiation.
Industry
Commercial production and sale of goods.
Ballot
A sheet of paper or a card used or register a vote especially a secret one.
Interpreting
TO explain the meaning of.
Theocracy
A government ruled by or subject to religious authority
NATO
AN international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security.
Islam
A monotheistic religion chracterized by the acceptance of the doctrine of submission to God and to Muhammad as the cheif and last prophet of God.
Negotiation
The act or process of negotiating
Taxes
To place a tax on (income, property, or goods)
Budget
An itemized summary of estimated or intended expenditures for a given period along with proposals for financing them.
Casualties
An accident especially one involving serious injury or loss of life.
Danish
Of or relating to Denmark, the Danes their language, or their culture.
Judaism
The monotheistic religion of the Jews, tracing its origins to Abraham adn having its spiritual and thical principles.
Nonprofit
Not seeking or producing a profit or profits.
Acid Rain
Acid precipitation falling as rain
Supply
To make or become supple.
Felony
One of several grave crimes, such as murder, rape, or burglary, punishable by a more stringent sentence than that given for a misdemeanor.
Manufacturers
A person, an enterprise, or an entity that manufactures.
Forested
A dense growth of trees, plants, and inderbrush covering a large area.
Mass
A unified body of matter with no specific shape.
Federalist
An advocate of federalism
Criminal
Of, involving, or having the nature of crime.
Liberty
The conditions of being free from restiction or control
Expensive
Requiring a large expenditure, costly
Solar.
Relating to or proceeding from the sun/
Hungary
A country in Central Europe.
Race
A local global human population distinguished as a more or less distinct group.
Overseas
Beyond the sea, abroad
Radon
Colorless, radioactive inert gaseous element.
Soldier
One who serves in an army
Mark-ups
A raise in the price of an item for sale
Nordic
Of, relating to, or characteristic of Scandinavia or its people.
Principles
A basic truth, law, or assumption
Pulp
A soft moist shapeless mass of matter.
Nationalism
Devotion to the interests or culture of ones nation.
Manpower
The power of human physical strength.
Eras
A period of time in which a new order of things prevails a signal stage of history
Acidified
To make or become acid.

To sour, to imbitter
population
All of the people inhabiting a specified area.
Expansion
The act or process of expanding
Efficient
Acting directly to produce an effect.

Grievance
An actual or supposed circumstance.
Congress
A formal assembly of representatives,

Curfew
The time at which such a restriction beings or is in effect
Reform
To improve by alteration, correction of error, or removal of defects
Norwegian
Of or realting to Norway or its people, language, or culture.
Pollutants
Something that pollutes, especially a waste material that contaminates air, soil, or water.
Equal
Haveing the same quantity

Being the same in value.
Patriot
One who loves, supposts, and defends ones country
Finland
Republic in northern Europe
Censorship
The act, process, or practice of censoring
Tourism
The practiceof traveling for pleasure
Respect
To feel ot show deferential regard for, esteem
Assembly Line
An arrangement of workers, machines, and equipment in which the product being assembled passes consecutively from operation to operation until completed.
International
involving 2 or more nations
Discrimination
The ability or power to see or make fine distinctions.
Spies
An agent employed by a state to obtain secret information
Prohibit
To forbid by authority
Pension
A sun if money paid regularly as a retirement benefit or by way of patronage.
Scorned
To express contempt
Imports
To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in from a foreign country for trade or sale.
Community Service
Services volunteered by individuals or an organization to benefit a community or its institutions.
Scarcity
Insufficiency of amount or supply.
Suburban
Located or residing in a suburb.
Smallpox
A fatal disease.
State
A condition or mode of being as with regard to circumstances
Spirituality
The state quality manner or fact of being spiritual

The clergy
Landfills
A method of solid waste disposal in which refuse is buried between layers of dirt so as to fill in or reclaim low-lying ground.
Sales Tax
A tax levied on the retail price of merchandise and collected by the retailer.
Potential
Capable of being but not yet ini existence, latent
Redress
TO set right, remedy or recify.
Advantage
A beneficial factor or combination of factors.

Benefit or profit gain.
Petition
To make a request, especially formally.
Timber
Wood used as building material
Irrigation
To supply with water by means of ditches, pipes, or streams, water artificially.
Unit Cost
The cost of a given unit of a product
Justice
The quality of being just, fiarness
Prosecution
The act of prosecuting.
Profits
An advantageous gain or return, benefit
Capitalist Economy
An economic system based on private ownership of capital
Jury
Intended or designed for temporary use.
Rebellion
Oopen, armed and organized resistance to a constituted government/
Judicial
Relating to or proper to courts of law or to the administration of justice.
Legislative
Of or relating to the enactment of laws
Advertising
The buisness of designing and writing advertisements
Triangular
A shape

Involving 3 entities
Hinduism
The religious doctrines and rites of the Hindoos
Tariff
A list or system of duties imposed by a government on imported or exported goods.
Ancient
Of Great age, Very old

Relating to times long past
Recommending
Something that recommends, especially a favorable statement concerning character or qualifications.
Anarchy
Absence of any form of political authority

Political disorder and confusion

Shortage
A deficiency in amount an insufficiency
FBI
The law enforcement agency in the justice department.
Civics
The branch of poliatical science that deals with civic affairs and the rights and duties of citizens
Plantations
An area under cultivation.
Violate
To break or disregard
Impartial
Not partial or biased, unprejudiced
Exports
To send or transport abroad, especially for trade or sale.
Unemployment
Out of work,
Trade
To engage in buying and selling for profit
Employee
A person who works for another in return for financial or other compensation
Cultivation
Refinement, culture.
Transcation
The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted
Governmental
The act of process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit.
Modes
A manner way or methos of doing or acting.
Illustrate
to clarify

to present a clarification, example, or explanation.
Desertification
The transformation of arable or habitable land to desert, as by a change in the climate or destructive land use.
Agriculture
The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock, farming.
policy
A plan or course of action, as of a government, political party, or business, intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters.
Labor
A physical or mental exertion.
Neutral
Not aligned with, supporting or favoring either side in a war.
Priority
Precedence, especially established by order of importance or urgency.
Taoism
A principal philosophy and system of religion of china
Colonize
To form or establish a colony or colonies in.

To migrate and settle in.
Emissions
The act of an instance of emitting
Interstate
Involoving existing between, or connecting 2 or more states
Embargo
A government order prohibiting the movement of merchant ships into or out of its ports.
Factory Worker
A worker in a mill or factory
Expansionism
A nations practice or policy of territorial or economic expansion.
Warfare
The waging of war against anm enemy
Offshore
Moving or directed away from the shore
Enlistment
To engage for serviuse in the armed forces.
Wealth
An abundance of valuable material possessions or resources, riches
Christianity
The Christian religion, founded on the life and teachings of Jesus.
Valor
Courage and boldness, as in battle, bravery
Wholesale
The sale of goods in large quantities as for resale by a retailer
Life Expectancy
The number of years that an individual is expected to live as determined by statistics.
Estonia
A republic in notheastern Europe on the Baltic Sea.
Witness
One who can give a firsthand account of something seen, heard or experienced.
Dictatorship
The office of tenure of a dictator.

A state or government under dictatorial rule.
Vandalism
Willful or malicious destruction of public or private property
Uprising
To get up or stand up
Dams
A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
Compromise
A settlement of differences in which each side makes concessions.