Agrarian- Of or relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land.
or a person that advocates the redistribution 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.
Teleological- Relating to principles particularly found in or through nature.
1. A house or place of residence occupied by a community of persons, especially monks, living in seclusion under religious vows.
2.The community of persons living in such a place.
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
(there's an accent on the second "e")
Absolutism- the principle of a government having complete and unrestricted power
1. excessive or blind patriotism
2. biased devotion to a group to which one belongs to
3. behavior based on the belief that one sex is inferior to the other and deserves less than equal treatment
1. a doctrine opposing governmental interference in economic affairs beyond the minimum necessary for the maintenance of peace and property rights
2. a philosophy or practice characterized by a usually deliberate abstention from direction or interference especially with individual freedom of choice and action
Status Quo / Ante Bellum
-The existing state of affairs, esp. regarding social or political issues
- This article covers the history of the United States from 1789 through 1849, the period of westward expansion. (Ante Bellum)
Unanimity: A consensus or undivided opinion.
Rimland- 1.) a region on the edge of the heartland
2.) a concept championed by Nicholas John Spykman to describe the maritime fringe of a country or continent; in particular, the densely populated western, southern, and eastern edges of the Eurasian continent
Okie dokie- A ruler exercising authority in a colony on behalf of a sovereign :]
Just kidding, ignore viceroy -.- hahaha how about Sedentary?
-not migratory : settled; <sedentary civilizations>
-doing or requiring much sitting <a sedentary job>
-not physically active <a sedentary lifestyle>
-permanently attached <sedentary barnacles>
I think the most appropriate definition for WHAP though is the "not migratory/settled" :]
Pragmatic- acting based on realistic assumptions rather than theoretical considerations
Pragmatism is being pragmatic
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.
2. Government of a state by a priesthood claiming divine authority, as in the Papacy.
Chivalry- 1. The sum of the ideal qualifications of a knight, including courtesy, generosity, valor, and dexterity in arms.
2. The rules and customs of medieval knighthood.
3. The medieval system or institution of knighthood.
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.
The belief that war and violence are unjustifiable under any circumstances, and that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means.
The refusal to participate in war or military service because of such a belief.
Demography - the study of characteristics of human populations such as size, growth, density, distribution and other vital and social statistics.
Yay for an easy A!
pessimism- a tendency to see the worst aspects of things or believe that the worst will happen (evil in the world outweighs the good)
adjective- Open to new behavior or perspective and agreeable to discard traditional values.
noun- a person of liberal views
verb- philanthropic, abundant
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
Literally translated from Latin- "The state in which things were before the war"
Refers to the positioning of borders, troops, and power before a war when used in treaties.
Refers to all things SPICE before the Civil War in America, and all things SPICE before WWI in Europe.
PROLETARIAT [proh-li-tair-ee-uh t]
the class of wage earners, especially those who earn their living by manual labor or who are dependent for support on daily or casual employment; the working class.
(in Marxist theory) the class of workers, especially industrial wage earners, who do not possess capital or property and must sell their labor to survive.
the lowest or poorest class of people, possessing no property, especially in ancient Rome.
veneration- a feeling of awe, respect, reverence etc or an expression of the feeling
Shaman / -ism
- a person who acts as intermediary between the natural and supernatural worlds, using magic to cure illness, foretell the future, control spiritual forces, etc.
1.) A disease that has a high death toll or a calamity with widespread and serious consequences for those that are affected by it
2.) Bubonic Plague (Also known as "The Black Death", "The Black Plague", or simply as "The Plague") -- An epidemic that first hit the Byzantine Empire during the sixth century and ravaged Europre during the Middle Ages, which aided them later in the conquests of Native Americans who had not been exposed to the disease.
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
a political philosophy, movement, or regime (as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition
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
1 Is a political and economic system that was used in Europe from the ninth to the fifth century.In this system the aristocrats rule because they allow serfs to live and grow crops on their land but at the end of the year they had to give almost all of their crops to the landowners/aristocrats.
2. A political, economic, or social order resembling this medieval system.
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.
2.a place at which such advice or prophecy was sought
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.
variety of abnormalities.
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