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Unit 2: How Trade and Travel Changed the World

Lesson D: The Chinese Continent

Key Terms

Key Term Definition
civil servants people employed by the government; does not include the military
diaspora any group of people that voluntarily leave an area, or are forced to move to another area
diffusion the spread of people, ideas, technology, and products across space and through time
philosophy a person's viewpoint; the study of thought and reality
pluralism a condition in which numerous distinct ethnic, religious, or cultural groups are present and tolerated within a society


Directions: Practice using these key terms.


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