21 terms

SWA Key Vocabulary

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Establishment
The creation of something
Holocuast
The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.
Ant-Semitism
Hostility toward Jews and Judaism; ranges from attitudes of disfavor to active persecution.
Zionism
a policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine
Jerusalem
A city in the Holy Land, regarded as sacred by Christians, Muslims, and Jews
Population
Number of people
Natural Resources
Gifts from the earth.
Ethnic Group
How people live
Religious Group
How people worship and what the belive
Sunni
one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam who want the election of the Caliph
Literacy Rate
Number of people who can read and write in an area.
Standard of living
Quality of a persons life
Unitary
Central government has the most power.
Confederation
a political system in which a weak central government has limited authority, and the states have ultimate power
Oligarchy
a political system governed by a few people
Autocracy
unlimited authority by a single individual
Theocracy
government run by religious leaders
Parliamentary Democracy
Government in which voters elect representatives to a lawmaking body which chooses a prime minister to head the government
Presidential Democracy
A form of government in which the citizens directly elect a president
Climate
Average weather of an area.
Prominent
very noticeable or obvious
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