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moderation
avoidance of extremes
ordinance
a law or regulation especially of a city or town
aristocracy
1 : a government run by a small class of people
2 a : an upper class that is usually based on birth and is richer and more powerful than the rest of society

b : persons thought to be better than the rest of the community
neutrality
the quality or state of being neutral especially in time of war


neutral -not favoring either side in a quarrel, contest, or war
expedition
a: a journey or trip undertaken for a specific purpose (as war or exploring)


b : a group making such a journey
atheist
the belief that there is no God
inauguration
an act or ceremony of inaugurating


inaugurating - to introduce into office with suitable ceremonies
victor
one that defeats an enemy or opponent
treaty
an agreement or arrangement made by negotiation; especially : one between two or more states or rulers
treason
the crime of attempting to overthrow the government of one's country or of assisting its enemies during war

One kind of treason is committed when someone who has been entrusted with secret information passes it on to someone else.
embargo
1: an order of a government prohibiting commercial ships from leaving its ports
2 : legal prohibition or restriction of trade
territory
a geographical area belonging to or under the control of a government

b : a part of the U.S. not included within any state but having a separate governing body