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Abolished
to do away with; Tribes
Adapt

to make suitable, conform; History
Ancestor

one from whom an individual is descended; First Humans
Anxiety

uneasiness, a feeling of apprehension; Parks
Apartheid

a policy of racial segregation practiced in South Africa; South, Tribes
Aquatic

a plant or animal growing or living in water; Geography
Basin

the region drained by a river; Central
Bioregion


an area constituting a natural ecological community with characteristic flora, fauna, and environmental conditions and bounded by natural rather than artificial borders; Water

 

Cassava


an herb-like tropical plant with a long stock, found mostly underwater that yields a nutritious starch; South
Cholera

a disease marked by severe vomiting and dysentery that is often fatal; Water
Christian

based on or conforming with Christianity; East; Languages & Religion
Christianity a religion based on the belief that Christ was the son of God and on his teachings; Art

Civilization

the culture and way of life of a people, nation or period regarded as a stage in the development of organized society; Wars, People

Clan


a group made up of households who claim a common ancestor; First Humans, Trade Kingdoms

Cichlid


any of a family of mostly tropical, spiny-finned usually freshwater fishes used for the fishing industry and aquariums in the home; Water
Climate

the average weather conditions of a place, a prevailing environment; Climate
Colony


a region or state established as the possession of a separate nation; Languages & Religion

Conservation

the planned management of natural resources; East
Conservationist

a person who advocates on behalf of natural resources; Conservation
Crusade

a war or campaign religiously motivated; Wars
Deforestation

the state of having been cleared of forests; Environment

Democracy

a government by the people, rule of the majority; South

Democratic

an individual or organization favoring democracy; South

Desert

dry land with few trees and little rainfall; West
Desertification


the process of becoming desert either from inappropriate land management or climate change; Environment
Developed
country

a country with a highly organized economy; Health, Population
Dialect

a regional variety of a language; Central
Dormant volcano

an innactive or functioning volcano; Geography
Drought

an extended and stressful spell of dry weather in a region; Wealth
Dynasty

a succession of rulers of the same family; Egypt
Earthquakes

a shaking or trembling of a portion of the earth; History

Economic

related to the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services; Statistics
Ecosystem


an ecological community together with its environment, functioning as a unit; Ecosystems
Endangered

a plant or animal threatened with extinction; Endangered Species
Environment


conditions of land, air and water and how they relate or influence each other; East, Statistics, People
Epidemic

a disease which affects many people at one time; Health
Equator


an imaginary line that circles the earth, drawn equal distance from the north and south poles; Geography
Ethnic


of or relating to a sizable group of people sharing a common and distinctive racial, national, religious, linguistic, or cultural heritage, People, Tribes
Evolution


a gradual process in which something changes into a different and usually more complex or better form; People
Evolutionary

related to change of a species by adaptation; People
Exclusion

to put out, to expel; South, Wildlife, Parks
Famine

an extreme scarcity of food; Wealth
Generation



a single stage in a family, clan or tribes history. Children, parents and grandparents represent three generations; First Humans, Trade Kingdoms, Music
Grassland

land covered with long grass and low-growing herbs; Climates, Ecology, Parks, First Humans

Herd

to assemble and move animals usually as livestock; Ecosystems
Highland

of or related to mountainous region; Geography
HIV/AIDS

Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Health
Humanoid


a being that has the characteristics of any species of primate mammals comprising of living persons and their ancestors; First Humans
Indigenous

produced, growing or living in the region of origin; Languages & Religion
Infrastructure

an underlying foundation or basic framework; Water, Population
Initiation

a usually secret ceremony by which somebody is admitted to a group; Art
Interference

to block or impede the opposition’s progress; Ecosystems
Islam

Muslim religion based on the teaching of the prophet Muhammad; Languages & Religion, Art

Islamic

of or related to the Muslim religion; North
Ivory

the hard creamy-white material that composes an elephant or walrus’s tusk; Environment, Endangered Species

Kingdom

a country, city, or state whose head-of-state is a king or queen; Egypt, Slavery
Koran

the sacred book of Islam wherein the revelations of Allah are revealed to Muhammad; Languages & Religion

Language


the communication of thoughts and feelings through a system of arbitrary signals, such as voice sounds, gestures, or written symbols; Languages & Religions
Legumes

a large family of plants having fruit that are dry pods; South
Logging

to clear land of trees by lumbering; West, Parks
Malnutrition


poor nutrition because of an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or utilization of foods; Health
Mediterranean


relates to the body of water that separates Africa, Europe and Asia or to the land and people around it; Climate
Migrant


one who moves from one country to another or any person who moves for access to work, food or climate; History
Millet

any of several small-seeded cereal and forage grasses cultivated for grain or hay; Food

Minority


the smaller in number of two groups or a part of a population differing (in race) from the majority; South
Mores

fixed morally linked customs; People
Muslim

any number of persons adhering to the Islamic faith;
West, East, Languages & Religion

Nomadic


a group of people who have no fixed residence but move from place to place;
Trade Kingdoms
Nutrition

the processes by which a person takes in and utilizes food material to maintain health;
Health

Oasis

a fertile or green region in the midst of a much larger arid region; Trade Kingdoms
Orphan

a child that survives after the parents have both died or are no longer present; Health
Pangaea


the name of the ancient super-continent that incorporated all the earth’s major landmasses; History
Poacher

one who hunts or fishes unlawfully; Parks, Conservation
Poaching

the act of hunting or fishing unlawfully; Environments, Ecosystems
Population

the number of people in a designated area; Population, Wealth
Post-colonial


of, relating to, or being the time following the establishment of independence in a colony; People
Priests


a person having authority to perform sacred rites and rituals of a religion; Trade Kingdoms

Racial


due or resulting from any large subdivisions of mankind sharing physical characteristics, like skin color or facial features; Tribes
Rain Forest


a tropical woodland having an annual rainfall of at least 100 inches (254 centimeters) and marked by lofty broad-leafed evergreens forming a continuous canopy; Geography, West

Refuge

a shelter or some form of protection from danger; East
Revenue

yield from property or investment, income; Central
Rituals

practiced forms of religious ceremony; Trade Kingdoms
Rural

of or relating to the country or country people, or agriculture; Population
Sacred

a symbol or part of a religious ceremony considered holy or sanctified; Music
Sahara

a desert region of Northern Africa; Geography, Water, Endangered Species
Sahel

the southern fringe of the Sahara desert; Environment, Climates
Savanna

grassland containing scattered trees; Environments, Endangered Species
Sculpture

the act, process, or art of carving, molding, or assembling material; Art
Slashing and burning

cutting a sweeping patch of trees and using fire reduce and recycle the nutrients contained in them; Ecosystems
Slave trade

the capturing, transporting, buying, and selling of people as slaves; West
Slave

a person held as property; Slavery
Sorghum

a tall tropical grass grown widely for its edible seeds or its sweet juice that yields syrup; Food

Stone Age


the first known period of prehistoric human culture characterized by stone tools;
First Humans


Supplement

to fill up what would be incomplete; South

 

Trade

to engage in the exchange, purchase, barter or sale of goods; Trade Kingdoms
Tribal

a custom or object related to a organized group of families, clans, or generations; Tribes
Tribe

a group of families, clans, or generations; Tribes, Trade Kingdoms
Tsetse Fly


any of several sub-Saharan flies including those that transmit diseases, such as sleeping sickness, a serious illness marked by fever, lethargy, tremors, and weight loss; East

Urban

relating to or characteristics of a city; Central
Volcanic eruption

he explosion at an opening in the earth’s crust marked by molten rack and steam, usually appearing like a mountain from all the rock and ash produced; History



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