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Chapter 31 Vocab


Sphere of influence an area or country that is politically and economically dominated by, though not directly governed by, another country.
Abdicate To surrender one's office, throne, or authority.
Warlord A local leader with a military following
Light industry the production of small consumer goods such as clothing and appliances.
Martial Law The law administered during a period of strict military control
Double cropping in farming, growing more then one crop a year on the same land.
Theocrat Someone who claims to rule by religious or diving authority
Autonomous region a political unit with limited self-government
Ideogram in written language, a character or symbol that represent an idea or thing.
atheism the belief that god does not exits.
acupuncture the ancient Chinese practice of inserting fine needles at specific body points to cure disease or to ease pain
buffer a protective zone between two countries.
Provisional government a temporary government pending permanent arrangements.
Exodus an item that is sent out of the country for sale.
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