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Government a system of rules and the people who make or administer them
Democracy a type of government or political system ruled by citizens. "Rule by the people"
Autocracy A government in which ONE person has uncontrolled or unlimited authority over others
Monarchy A form of autocratic government where a single person known as a "monarch" rules the people
Dictatorship a form of autocratic government in which a person rules with almost unlimited power.
Arable used or suitable for growing crops
Eurasia a combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia
Rural characteristic of the countryside
urban characteristic of a city or town
navigable able to be sailed on by ships or boats
Smog fog or haze combine with smoke and other atmospheric pollutants
Acid Rain rainfall made toxic by atmospheric pollution;typically to forests and lakes. Main causes: burning of coal and other fossil fuels
Air Pollution a mixture of solid particles or gases in the air. Car emissions, chemicals from factories, dust, pollen, and mold spores may be suspended as particles
Chernobyl a catastrophic nuclear accident in Ukraine
Emissions the production and discharge of something, especially gas or radiation
Bilingual speaking two languages
Monotheistic belief in only one god
Judaism n ancient monotheistic religion that was founded by Abraham. The torah is its holy text. Worship in a synagogue or temple
Christianity monotheistic religion based on the life of Jesus of Nazareth, aka "Jesus Christ" Bible is the holy book and worship in a church or cathedral
Islam monotheistic faith founded by Muhammad and taught by the holy text, Koran. Worship in a Mosque an follow the 5 Pillars of Islam
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