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Arabs

The Arabs are an ethnic group. They speak Arabic , and live in parts if Western Asia, North Africa, and parts of the horn if the Africa.

Buddhism

They read the Tripitaka as there holy book. They meditate to Buddha. They call Siddhartha Gotama Buddha because he was enlightened to India.

Currency

The type of money in a country. They have different kinds of money that equals different values in different countries.

Deforestation

Is permanent damage in a rainforest. Brazil has deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest.

Economy

An household or economic system consists of the production ,distribution or trade, and consumption if limited good and services by different agents in a given geographic location. The community or government will make up the economy.

Federal government

The U.S is has a Federal Government. They share power with other states and provinces.

Ganges river

Is a trans-boundary of Asia which flows through India. It is polluted with industrial waste and domestic waste.

Hinduism

Live in mostly India and Nepal. They believe in karma and reincarnation.

Islam

Most Islamics are Muslims they read the Quran as there holy book. There God is Allah which they pray to 5 times a day.

Judaism

This religion is practiced by Jews. In world war 2 the Jews of this religion were taken and killed in concentration camps. There were about 6 million killed.

Kalahari desert

The desert is located in Africa. It is a semi-arid sandy savanna in South Africa.

Land

It's a part of earths surface that is not covered in water. It might have grass,soil,or plants or be like a desert.

Mixed economy

A mixed economy is an economy where there are private and government owned businesses. We have a mixed economy in the U.S.

Nile River

The Nile River is located in Africa. It's the longest river in the world!!

Oligarchy government

A form of government in which all power is vested in a group. Russia has an Oligarchy government.

Pollution

There are different types of pollution like air and water pollution. The Ganges river has water pollution and air pollution in China.

Quota

A limit on trade in a country. We have a Quota against Brazil.

Religious group

There are different religions all over the world!! There are Christians, Jews, Muslims, and a lot other!!

Swahili

The Swahili language is a Bantu language. Swahili is an ethnic group in African Great Lakes region.

Swahili

The Swahili language is a Bantu language. Swahili is an ethnic group in African Great Lakes region.

Tariff

A tax on imported goods and services. Tariffs are used to restrict trade.

Unitary government

There is one leader. The central government has ALL the power.

Vietnam

In 1967 Vietnam was split into North and South Vietnam. In 1976 Vietnam reunited back to one country.

Water pollution

Water pollution is contamination in bodies of water. There is water pollution in the Ganges river.

Deng Xiaoping

He was the second communist leader in China. He dies in 1997. He was elected leader in the 1990s.

Yellow River

The Yellow River is located China. It's also known as the Huang He River. It's the second longest river in China.

Yellow River

The Yellow River is located China. It's also known as the Huang He River. It's the second longest river in China.

Mao Zedong

He died in 1967. He was a Chinese communist leader. He created the Great Leap Forward which failed.