7th grade CRCT study guide

ashtani
a ethnic group that believes in the golden stool

bantu
farmers and herders that speak the Bantu langage

Swahili
devloped and live mainly live in city and fish like anchestors

arabs
a ethnic group of people that live in both africa and the middle east

apartheid
a separation of whites and non-whites also meaning “apartness”

sahel
a semi-arid place with trees shrubs and grass and the border of deserts

savanna
a dry place where there is grass and large trees scaterd

desert
a dry sandy place with large sand dune

rainforest
a wet place that is wooded with a canopy and exotic wildlife

tariff
a tax

embargo
a ban on trade with something

quota
only a certain number of a good can come in a contry

fedaral
a gov system that has equal power distrubed through out the system

unitary
one person or thing has all the power

confederation
a gov system that has state power more than central power

autocracy
a gov system that only has one central leader that controls everything

democracy
government controlled by the people

oligargchy
government by a privileged few

hinduism
A religion native to India, featuring belief in many gods and reincarnation

christanty
spawned off of Judaism has belife that Jesus is the messhia

judaism
A religion with a belief in one god. It originated with Abraham and the Hebrew people. Yahweh was responsible for the world and everything within it. They preserved their early history in the Old Testament.