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Stems List #1

ethno race, culture
demo people
gen birth, origin, race
port to carry
tele across
arch most important, ruler, ancient
anarchy political and social disorder due to the absence of governmental control
patriarch the male head of a family or tribe
oligarchy government by a small group of people who hold all the power
telescope An optical instrument for making distant objects appear larger and brighter
telemetry The process of transmitting (radio signals, data, etc.) automatically and at a distance *as from space vehicles, to receiving stations for recording and analysis
deportation to expel or banish somebody back to his or her own country
portfolio a large flat case for carrying documents such as maps, photographs, or drawings
indigenous produced, growing, living, or occurring naturally in a particular region or environment
genetics study of heredity: the branch of biology that deals with heredity and genetic variations
progeny an offspring of a person, animal, or plant
demagogue a political leader who gains power by appealing to people's emotions, instincts, and prejudices in a way that is considered manipulative and dangerous
demotic of or relating to the common people; popular among the people
ethnocentric the attitude that one's own group is superior
ethnicity the cultural characteristics that connect a particular group
ethnologist A person who studies races and peoples, their relations to one another, their origins, and their distinctive characteristics
Created by: jolines



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