The race is on! Remember, no credit for a word that has already been defined or for an incorrect or incomplete definition.
Agrarian- Of or relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land.
Filial- pertaining to, or befitting a son or daughter
Dualism- state of being dual or consisting of two parts, division into two.
Viceroy - the governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of a king or sovereign
proletariat: Class of industrial workers that lack their own means of production and because of this sell their labor to live
syncretic–– characterized or brought about by the combination of different forms of beliefs or practices (syncretism)
converge- to tend to a common result, conclusion.
Era: A long period of time.
Monogamy- the state or custom of being married to one person at a time
Social Democracy- (n.) a political movement advocating a gradual and peaceful transition from capitalism to socialism by democratic means
Propaganda- Information or ideas deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, etc.
Protectorate- The relation of a strong state toward a weaker state or territory that it protects and partly controls.
filial- of or related to a son or a daughter. (offspring related)
awk.... meant fiscal- related to goverment finance.
Teleology/ Teleological- A study that attempts to prove design by nature: phenomena explained through nature.
serf/serfdom: a member of a servile feudal class bound to the land and subject to the will of its owner
Quest: A search or pursuit made in order to find or obtain something.
Indenture-to bind by or as if by an official document
Bourgeoisie: The middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes.
Junta- a military or political group that rules a country after taking power by force.
Malnutrition- lack of adequate nutrition resulting from insufficient food or unbalanced diet
Polygamy- the practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time
Metallurgy- the technique of working or heating metals to give them desired shapes or properties.
Entrepot- a commercial center where goods are received for distribution, transshipment, or repackaging
Absolutism- the principle of a government having complete and unrestricted power
Status Quo / Ante Bellum
Unanimity: A consensus or undivided opinion.
Rimland- 1.) a region on the edge of the heartland
Okie dokie- A ruler exercising authority in a colony on behalf of a sovereign :]
Just kidding, ignore viceroy -.- hahaha how about Sedentary?
Pragmatic- acting based on realistic assumptions rather than theoretical considerations
Utopian (usually lowercase): an ardent but impractical political or social reformer; visionary; idealist
Abolition: ending the observance or effect of a system, practice, or institution
Theocracy- 1. A state, political unit, or group of people that claims a deity as its ruler.
Chivalry- 1. The sum of the ideal qualifications of a knight, including courtesy, generosity, valor, and dexterity in arms.
Stratification: the hierarchical or vertical division of society according to rank, caste, or class :)
orthodox- conforming with established or accepted standards, as in religion, behaviour, or attitudes.
Demography - the study of characteristics of human populations such as size, growth, density, distribution and other vital and social statistics.
pessimism- a tendency to see the worst aspects of things or believe that the worst will happen (evil in the world outweighs the good)
Egalitarian-asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people (especially in political, economic, and/or social life)
Quantify- to determine or express the quantity of
Helio- : A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "sun" modifies the word.
Status quo ante bellum
PROLETARIAT [proh-li-tair-ee-uh t]
veneration- a feeling of awe, respect, reverence etc or an expression of the feeling
Shaman / -ism
Communism- a : a theory advocating elimination of private property b : a system in which goods are owned in common and are available to all as needed c : a doctrine based on revolutionary Marxian socialism and Marxism-Leninism that was the official ideology of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics d : a final stage of society in Marxist theory in which the state has withered away and economic goods are distributed equitably
so someone did mine
capitalism: an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market
Peonage: the use of laborers bound in servitude because of debt; a system of convict labor by which convicts are leased to contractors
Coup d'état- : a sudden decisive exercise of force in politics; the violent overthrow or alteration of an existing government by a small group
genocide: The deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation.
Substinence- The action of supporting oneself's minimum needs.
Oracle - a priest or priestess acting as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought from the gods in classical antiquity.
psycho- (prefix) meaning mind or mental
Regime- the period during which a particular government or ruling system is in power.
eclectic- selecting ideas, style,. and tastes from various diverse sources.
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