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Vocab List 1

Vocab List 1 Mrs. Joline 8th grade

Gen Birth,origin,race
Port To Carry
Tele Across
Arch Most Important, Ruler, Ancient
Ethno Race, Culture
Demo People
Ethnologist A person who studies races and peoples , their rations to one another, their origins, and their distinctive characteristics
Ethnicity The cultural characteristics that connect a particular group
Ethnocentric the attitude that one's own group is superior
Demotic Of or relating to the common people; popular among the people (Idioms are demotic expressions because idioms are popular or well- known saying that everyone in a region understands)
Demagogue A political leader who gains power by appealing to people's emotions, instincts, and projections in a way that is considered manipulative and dangerous
Progeny An offspring of a person, animal, or plant
Genetics Study of heredity; the branch of biology that deals with heredity and genetic variations
Indigenous Produced, growing, living, or occurring natural in a particular region or environment
Portfolio A large flat case for carrying documents such as maps, photographs, on drawings
Deportation To expel or banish somebody back to his or her own country
Telemetry The process of transmitting automatically from at a distance as if from space vehicles to receiving stations for recording and analysis
Telescope An optical instrument for making distant objects appear larger and brighter
Oligarchy Government by a small group of people who hold all the power
Patriarch The male head of a family
Anarchy Political and social disorder due to the absence of government control
Created by: pipkin.dylans



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