A version of a language that reflects changes in speech patterns due to class, region, or cultural changes.
The scattering of the Jews outside Palestine beginning in the Roman Era.
Dictatorship: a system of government where the ruler, or dictator, has absolute power.
The spread of ideas, inventions, or patterns of behavior to different societies.
The divide between the handful of countries that are the technology innovators and users and the majority of nations with little ability to create, purchase, or use new technologies.
An earthen bank is used to direct or prevent the passage of water.
The carving of a landscape into erosional forms by running water.
A term referring to the concept that increasing distances between places tend to reduce interactions among them.
A stream that results when a river subdivides into branches in a delta.
To increase the variety of products in a country’s economy. To promote manufacturing and other industries to achieve growth and stability.