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Finals Vocabulary

Acid Rain Precipitation polluted by gases released into the air by the burning of fossil fuels like coal and oil
Abundant To have a plenty or ample supply Profuse Scarce
Autocracy A type of government where one leader holds complete power. Example: Dictator Dictatorship Democracy
Capital Goods Goods that are used in producing other goods , rather than being bought by consumers Equitment Human capital
Centralize To bring to together under one authority Unify Divide
Currency Form of money Money
Contaminate Impure or unclean Impure Clean
Diversity Being different Different Domestic
Democracy A type of government system where the people of the country hold the supreme power Vote Autocracy
Dictator Typical leader of an autocratic government Czar President
Distribute To give out; To pass out; give out pass in
Domestic Someone or something from our country having to do with home Regular Diverse
Efficient Achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense Effectual Not Efficient
Embargo Ban on trade with a particular country Ban Help
Empire Extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority Dynasty Weakness
Ethnic Group A group of people who have the same language,culture, religon,etc. Origin Not ethnic group
Facism A political philosophy in which total power is given to a dictator and individual freedoms are denied Nazism Democracy
Foreign Someone or something from outside of our country International National
GDP (Gross Domestic Product) The total market value of the goods and services produced by a country during a specific year.
Globalization Linking of nations through trade,information, technology, etc. Proliferation Nationalization
Holocaust An act of mass destruction and loss of life Extermination
Human Capital The skills, knowledge, and experiences possessed by an individual Workers Capital Goods
Imperialism Policy of obtaining and occupying land to form an empire Colonialism
Inflatation The rate at which the general level of prices of goods and services is rising Boom Decrease
Intervene To come between people or groups Divide Connect
Liberate Free form a situation Save Harm
Literacy Ability to read and write education illetaracy
Monarchy Type of government headed by a queen or king [monarch] Soverginity Democracy
Nationalize To bring under ownership or control of a country's government. Associate Globalize
Natural Resources Materials that occur in nature and can be used for economic use. Raw materials Manufactured goods
Outsource Paying to have some of your company-work done by someone else (not and employee or company) Source Insource
Parliamentary democracy Form of government in which the party with the greatest representation in the legislature forms the government Republic Presidential Democracy
Population density Number of people per square mile population
Poverty Lack of money Poor Wealth
Privatize To move an industry to individual ownership Municipalization
Quota A trade barrier that places a limit of the number of goods than can be imported
Reform To make something better; Improve Better Revoulution
Regulations Rules or laws Laws
Republic Government system in which decisions are made by elected officials who represent the people Parliamentary Democracy Direct Democracy
Ally A country or person that has joined with another country or person for a special purpose Partner Enemy
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