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geography
the study of the earth's natural features and its people
prehistory
the long period before written records
Siddhartha Gautama
a prince that was the creator of Buddhism and the first Buddha
City-State
a city with an independent government and the surrounding land
Monotheism
the worship of only one god
Polytheism
the worship of many gods
Theocracy
when the government is based on religion
Hinduism
the ethnic religion of India
Buddhism
the ethnic religion of China created by Siddhartha Gautauma
Confucianism
philosophy based on the teachings of confucius
Daoism
philosophy based on the teachings of Laozi
Democracy
a form of government when ruling power is in the hands of the citizens
Oligarchy
a form of government when ruling power is in the hands of small group
Tyranny
a form of government is in the hands of a person who has seized power
Monarchy
a form of government when ruling power is in the hands of an individual
Republic
a form of government where citizens elect their leaders
Romanization
the process of romanizing conquered peoples by teaching them roman laws and latin