Quiz D SS 1/22/19

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Patriarch
the male head of a family or tribe
empire
a people of nation that controls itself and others
Theocracy
A government controlled by religious leaders
matriarch
a family or state headed or ruled by a female
dynasty
a line of rulers from the same family
Bureaucracy
A body of unelected government officials
Hieroglyphics
An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were used to represent ideas and sounds
aqueducts
artificial channels that were constructed to convey water from one location to another
succession
the order in which rule is passed from one leader to the next
Democracy
government by which the people elect their leaders and rule by majority