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ESL History Vocabulary

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Develop
To make or become larger or more advanced.
Civilization
A stage in the development of human society.
To settle
To become established, to make your home in a place.
Craft
A skill or a technique.
Worship
Love given to a deity, an idol or sacred object.
Dynasty
A line of rulers from the same family or group.
To predict
To say what will happen in the future.
Sacred
Worthy of religious admiration or holy.
Archeologist
A person who recovers and studies material evidence such as pottery, graves from past human life.
Occupy
To capture a region.
Universe
Everything that exists including the whole of space, the stars and planets.
To gain control
To increase control.
To invade
To attack and enter a country with armed forces.
The reign
The period during which a king or queen rules.
To trade
Buying and selling of goods and services.
Ancestor
A person from whom one is descended, a forefather.
To reign
To rule a country.
Culture
The customs and traditions of a particular group.
Ornament
An object displayed or worn as decoration.
Community
People living in one place or country and considered as a whole.
Tools
Devices held in hand for performing a function. ( Ex. A Hammer)
Soil
Upper layer of earth.
Record
Information kept in a permanent form, usually in writing.
Century
Period of 100 years.