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Social Studies Vocab

arable land that is suitable for farming
capitalism an economic system where trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather that by the state
censor to examine a book, movie, etc., in order to take out things considered objectionable
contaminate to make unclean or impure
continuum a range or series of things that are slightly different from each other
currency a system of money in use in a particular country
deity a god or goddess; or the creator or supreme being in a monotheistic religion such as Christianity
deportation the action of removing a foreigner from a country
discrimination the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially based on race, age, or sex
diverse showing a great deal of variety; very different
diplomatic relations a relationship between two countries in which they send representatives to work in each other's country
ecosystem all the living things, from plants and animals to microscopic organisms, that share an environment
emissions any pollution or waste released into the air; often released by cars
figurehead someone who has the position of leader but has no real power
fossil fuel fuel that is formed from decayed plants and animals
industrialized economy a highly developed economy with advanced technological infrastructure
infrastructure the basic facilities and installations that help a community run, including roads, schools, phone lines, power generation, etc.
interdependent mutually dependent; depending on each other
investment the act of putting money or effort into something to make a profit or achieve a result
parliament the group of people who are responsible for making the laws
petition to prevent a formal request to an authority regarding a particular cause
profound felt or experienced very strongly or in an extreme way
radiation energy transmitted in waves or a stream of particles
regulate control or supervise (especially a business activity) by means of rules
service industry a type of business that provides services to customers rather than producing a product
telecommunications communication over a distance by cable, telegraph, telephone, or broadcasting
trade barrier any regulation or policy that restricts international trade, especially tariffs, quotas, embargoes, etc.



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