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Published on October 16, 2007

Author: pamelag1972

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IDEAL Middle School Vocabulary Presentation

Colonial Words

dissent

Disagreement with or opposition to an opinion

persecute

To treat someone harshly because of that person’s beliefs or actions.

 

toleration

The acceptance of different beliefs

pacifist

Person opposed to the use of war or violence to settle disputes

 

constitution

a formal plan of government

debtor

Person or country who owes money

mission

Religious settlement

export

A good sold abroad

 

import

a good bought from foreign countries

Why are the U.S. import sections from Saudi Arabia and Iraq so big?

What country is in the news because of imports dangerous to animals and people of the United States? What imports (products) from this country have caused harm?

smuggler

Trading illegally with other nations

Have your parents ever caught you smuggling something into your room that they didn’t want you to have?

diversity

Variety or difference

Describe the diversity in our classroom. What it be be like if we were not diverse and we were all the same?

literacy

The ability to read and write

militia

A group of civilians trained to fight in an emergency.

 

Why did George Washington need a militia? Why does the United state not need a militia today?

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