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a long piece of land almost completely surrounded by water (from the Latin word meaning "almost an island")
peninsula
See page 112.
a government in which the citizens have the right to elect their representatives and make laws.
republic
See page 112.
to choose someone for an office by voting.
elect
See page 112.
a person who is chosen to act or speak for others.
representative
See page 113.
a governing or lawmaking body.
senate
See page 113.
a part of a country, with its own local government, much like a state in the United States.
province
see page 115
a person chosen to run a province or territory.
governor
see page 115
a war between people who live in the same country.
civil war
see page 116.
a public square in an ancient Roman city; lawmakers met there.
forum
see page 117
a person who rules a group of different countries, lands, or peoples
emperor
see page 118
a channel made by humans that carries flowing water over a long distance
aqueduct
see page 120
the putting to death of someone by nailing or tying that person to a cross
crucifixion
see page 124
to treat in an unusual way, to hurt or injure.
persecute
see page 125.
to change from one religion to another.
convert
see page 127
a high-ranking church official; from the Latin word that means "overseer."
bishop
see page 128
the head of the Roman Catholic Church
pope
see page 128