history vocab

  1. decree
    an order that has the force of law
  2. repeal
    recall or do away with a law
  3. malaria
    a disease caused by mosquitoes implanting parasites in the blood
  4. dictator
    a leader who controls an area through absolute power
  5. resolution
    a formal expression of opinion voted by an official group
  6. commerce
    large-scale trade
  7. import
    bring in from a foreign country
  8. skirmish
    a small fight, usually during wartime
  9. exempt
    excuse; to free from a rule that others must obey
  10. customs duty
    a tax placed on goods coming into the country
  11. cholera
    a disease causedby bacteria in food and water
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history vocab
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