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SBV list 6

SBV list 6 8th grade social studies

Bill of attainder A legislative act that inflicts punishment upon a person or group without a judicial trial
Deforestation The destruction and removal of forest and its undergrowth by natural or human forces
Diffusion The spread of people, ideas, technology and products among places
Ex post facto law A legislative act that retroactively makes an act a crime, makes a crime a more serious crime, makes a criminal punishment more severe, or changes trial rules to make conviction easier
Globalization The act, process, or policy of making something worldwide in scope or application
Region An area with one or more common characteristics or features, which give it a measure of homogeneity and make it different from surrounding areas
Theocracy A system of government headed by one or more religious leaders who claim to rule by devine authority
Created by: sbadger