Chapter 14 - The World And Its People
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Russian rulers (during 1500 - 1900)
nation politically and economically dominated or controlled by another, more powerful country
huge, subartic evergreen forests in Norther
partly dry grassland often found on the edges of a desert
a vast, level, treeless plain in high latitude climates in which only the top few inches of ground thaw in the summer
product grown to be sold for export
farm labor who can be bought and sold along with the land
group in society that controls most of the wealth and power, though not always the largest group in numbers
group of people who are different in some characteristic from the group with the most power and wealth in a region
large circle-shaped tent made of animal skins that can be packed up and moved from place to place
economic system in which people start and run businesses with limited government intervention
permanently frozen lower layers of soil in the tundra and subarctic regions
during Soviet Union rule a communist government was set up in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria. The Soviet Union cut off their contact with the rest of the world. They were said to lie behind an "iron curtain"
meaning "peace" was a Russian space station launched in 1986 began to orbit the earth
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