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Vocabulary Section 1

Extra vocabulary for Chapter 8

geographic factors reasons for movement related to climate, bodies of water, mountains, desert and natural resources.
impede to slow or hinder progress.
promote to help or encourage.
cultural diffusion the spread of ideas and traits from one culture to another.
frescos paintings done on wet plaster walls.
polis Greek word for city-states.
city-state a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state.
classical an age marked by great achievement.
acropolis Greek for high hill. A fortress was usually built on top.
influence to change or have an effect on.
Created by: joa.murphy