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16 Cards in this Set

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currency
money
draft
a system for choosing citizens to serve in an army
porcelain
a kind of clay pottery so thin it looks almost clear
khan
the title given to strong Mongol leaders who sometimes brought rival clans together and created almost unstoppable fighting forces
plunder
to take goods by force
daimyo]
a local noble in fuedal Japan
kami
in the Shinto religion, spirits that live in all natural things.
regent
a person who governs in place of a ruler
samurai
a Japanese warrior
Shinto
a religion of Japan. The word means "the way of the gods"
shogun
in Japan, a "leading general" who held all the authority
typhoon
a type of fierce storm
chinampa
an island made from platforms of woven reeds
mesa
a flat-topped hill with steep slopes
Mound Builders
people who lived in Eastern Woodlands region of North America. They got their name from the mounds of earth they used to bury their dead and to build temples on.
pueble
an apartment-like shelter built on a cliff ledge or on a mesa in what is now the southwestern part of the US