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diplomat
a person employed or skilled in diplomacy
architect
a person who designs buildings and oversees their construction
navigation
the science of getting ships or airplanes from place to place
reform
to make better or improve by removal of faults
debt
something owed to another
immigrants
people who come to a country to become a permanent resident
revolution
a sudden radical or complete change
liberty
the condition of those who are free and independent
convention
an assembly of persons met for a common purpose
territory
a geographical area belonging to or under the jurisdiction of a government
moderation
the action of presiding over or acting as chairman of a meeting
ordinance
a law enacted by governmental authority
aristrocracy
government by the best individuals or by a small privileged class. a group felt to be superior
neutrality
the condition of being neutral in time of war that gives immunity from invasion or from use by belligerents
expedition
a journey or trip undertaken for some object or purpose
atheist
a person who believes there is no God
inauguration
a ceremonial introduction into office.
victor
one that defeats an enemy or opponent
treaty
an agreement or arrangement made by negotiation, especially between two or more states or sovereigns
treason
the offense of attempting to overthrow the government of the state to which one owes allegiance or to bring about its defeat in war
embargo
an order of a government prohibiting the departure of commercial ships from its ports