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Arable land

If you describe land as arable, it means that something can grow there.Arable has its Latin roots in the word arare, which means "to plow." Arable soil is ground that can be plowed and cultivate. Example - "do you have any arable land that I may grow my flowers on?" Said Elizabeth .

Bantu


relating to or denoting a group of Niger–Congo languages spoken in central and southern Africa, including Swahili, Xhosa, and Zulu.

China

China, a communist nation in East Asia, is the world’s most populous country. Its landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers and 14,500km of coastline. Beijing, the ancient capital, mixes modern architecture with historic sites including sprawling Tiananmen Square.

Democracy

government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.The United States and Canada are democracies.all citizens participate in a democracy .

Ethnic groups

Ethnic Groups in Africa. Arabs, Ashanti, Bantu, and Swahili Cultures. When you are in a ethnic group , you don't get to choose your way of life . Your tradition does .

Federal government

federal government.the system of government as defined in the Constitution which is based on the separation of powers among three branches: the executive, the legislative and the judicial. This system provides a series of checks and balances because each branch is able to limit the power of the others.

Gross demotic product

(GDP) is one of the primary health of a country's economy. It represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced over a specific time period - you can think of it as the size of the economy

Gross demotic product

(GDP) is one of the primary health of a country's economy. It represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced over a specific time period - you can think of it as the size of the economy

Hinduism

Hinduism is the religion of the majority of people in India and Nepal. It also exists in populations outside of the continent and has over 900 million adherents worldwide.

Gross demotic product

(GDP) is one of the primary health of a country's economy. It represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced over a specific time period - you can think of it as the size of the economy

Hinduism

Hinduism is the religion of the majority of people in India and Nepal. It also exists in populations outside of the continent and has over 900 million adherents worldwide.

Islam

This religion is monotheistic .the Q'ran is considered the holy book of Islam . They worship Allah , but we call him God in thomaston .

Judasim

Judaism is one of the oldest monotheistic religions and was founded over 3500 years ago in the Middle East. Jews believe that God appointed the Jews to be his chosen people in order to set an example of holiness and ethical behaviour to the world.

Kenya

Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean.

Literacy rate

Literacy rate is the rate of men and women and children that a country can read and write .

Mao Zedong


Mao was born on 26 December 1893 into a peasant family in Shaoshan, in Hunan province, central China. After training as a teacher, he travelled to Beijing where he worked in the University Library. It was during this time that he began to read Marxist literature. In 1921, he became a founder member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and set up a branch in Hunan. In 1923, the Kuomintang (KMT) nationalist party had allied with the CCP to defeat the warlords who controlled much of northern China. Then in 1927, the KMT leader Chiang Kai-shek launched an anti-communist purge.

Niger River

The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 6,853 km long.

Niger River

The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 6,853 km long.

Oligarchy

a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.

Niger River

The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 6,853 km long.

Oligarchy

a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.

Pan-African movement

Pan-Africanism general term for various movements in Africa that have as their common goal the unity of Africans .

Niger River

The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 6,853 km long.

Oligarchy

a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.

Pan-African movement

Pan-Africanism general term for various movements in Africa that have as their common goal the unity of Africans .

Q'ran


the Islamic sacred book, believed to be the word of God as dictated to Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel and written down in Arabic. The Koran consists of 114 units of varying lengths, known as suras ; the first sura is said as part of the ritual prayer. These touch upon all aspects of human existence, including matters of doctrine, social organization, and legislation.

Reincranation

a person or animal in whom a particular soul is believed to have been reborn.


plural noun: reincarnations


"he is said to be a reincarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu"

Niger River

The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 6,853 km long.

Oligarchy

a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.

Pan-African movement

Pan-Africanism general term for various movements in Africa that have as their common goal the unity of Africans .

Q'ran


the Islamic sacred book, believed to be the word of God as dictated to Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel and written down in Arabic. The Koran consists of 114 units of varying lengths, known as suras ; the first sura is said as part of the ritual prayer. These touch upon all aspects of human existence, including matters of doctrine, social organization, and legislation.

Reincranation

a person or animal in whom a particular soul is believed to have been reborn.


plural noun: reincarnations


"he is said to be a reincarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu"

Saudi Arabia

Motto: لا إله إلا الله، محمد رسول الله


"Lā ʾilāha ʾillāl–lāh, Muhammadun rasūl allāh"


"There is no god but God; Muhammad is the messenger of God."[1][a] (Shahada)

Tariff

Tariff is a tax on imported or exported goods from ones country . Example is bananas have a 0.99$ tax when they are coming into the U.S from Canada .

Unitary

forming a single or uniform entity.


"a sort of unitary wholeness"

Vietnam war

The Vietnam War (1955–75) was a Cold War conflict pitting the U.S. and the remnants of the French colonial government in South Vietnam against the indigenous but communist Vietnamese independence movement, the Viet Minh, following the latter's expulsion of the French in 1954.

Water pollution

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds.

Yellow river

The Yellow River or Huang He is the second-longest river in Asia, following the Yangtze River and Yenisei River, and the sixth-longest in the world at the estimated length of 5,464 km.

Zionism

a movement for (originally) the re-establishment and (now) the development and protection of a Jewish nation in what is now Israel. It was established as a political organization in 1897 under Theodor Herzl, and was later led by Chaim Weizmann.