a ruler who has total power
a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against non-whites
a group of islands
an agreement to stop fighting
a public facility to meet for open discussion
an instrument used by sailors to determine their location by observing the position of the stars and planets
protect from impact
an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, esp. as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth.
A social structure in which classes are determined by heredity
Halt in fighting
a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
An economic system in which the government controls a country's economy.
connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
a Spanish conqueror of the Americas
A system of government in which the functions of government are defined by a constitution. It effectively restrains the powers of the government and guarantees certain rights to the people.
a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11-13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims
the spread of cultural elements from one society to another
an ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia and Persia