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A ruler who has complete power.
tyrant
See page 89.
a government that gives the people the ruling power.
democracy
See page 89.
a story, often about gods or goddesses, that is handed down through the years and is sometimes used to explain natural events.
myth
See page 90.
a person who has certain rights and duties because he or she lives in a particular city or town.
citizen
See page 93.
to rise up against a government; to refuse to obey the people in charge.
revolt
See page 93.
the basic laws and rules of a government
constitution
See page 93.
a group of people who listen to the facts and decide if a person on trial is guilty or not guilty.
jury
See page 93.
a deadly disease that spreads quickly
plague
See page 96.
a person trained to take part in competitive sports. The ancient Greek word means "one who wins a contest."
athlete
See page 97.