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ethnic group

people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture


all of the same or similar kind or nature


a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

culture hearth

a center where cultures developed and from which ideas and traditions spread outward


group of people related by blood or marriage


a hereditary military dictator of Japan


warriors of japan


a graphic character used in ideography


the dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China


beautiful handwriting


a body of people or families living together and sharing everything


a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners

trading partner

countries that buy and sell to each other

merchant marine

conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry


a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans


a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae

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