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Given the HISTORICAL WORD, identify the MEANING

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1.

modernization

  State council of ancient Rome with nobles meeting to make laws; modern legislature

  defensive work to protect against enemy

  adoption of modern means for producing quality goods and services

  civil community with its own government and laws

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

literacy

  ability to read and write

  belief that material prosperity is the requirement for a good life

  State where people are supreme; system of government where citizens elect leaders exercising right to vote

  descendant of French or Spanish settlers in America

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

kremlin

  adoption of modern means for producing quality goods and services

  Russian government; citadel in Russian town especially that in Moscow

  craftsman or manually skilled worker

  collective farm in Israel

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

Pharaoh

  collective ownership of land and means of production / distribution

  belief in one God

  Mohammedian era dating from A.D. 622; Mohammed's journey from Mecca to Medina in A.D. 622

  Egyptian king

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5.

fortification

  defensive work to protect against enemy

  code of conduct for samurai in Japan emphasizing obedience to one's master

  adoption of western ideas and lifestyles by other countries

  belief in one God

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

corporation

  absolute ruler or person with supreme authority

  emperor or king of Russian Empire

  State where people are supreme; system of government where citizens elect leaders exercising right to vote

  body of persons or business owned by body of investors

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

guild

  association with common interest, e.g., of merchants or artisans

  State council of ancient Rome with nobles meeting to make laws; modern legislature

  dead body of Egyptian Pharaoh that has been embalmed for preservation

  belief that material prosperity is the requirement for a good life

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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