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1 Heroes: Yesterday and Today Vocabulary Shining Star, Book A UNIT 5, Part 1

2 VOCABULARY IN CONTEXT p. 181

3 beliefs Nelson Mandela lived by his beliefs. Because of his refusal to abandon these ideas and values, he went to jail. ideas and values

4 deeds Mandela is internationally famous because of his brave deeds. He took these actions to help his people. actions; things a person does

5 imprisoned Some heroes, such as Mandela, Gandhi, and Joan of Arc, have been imprisoned and have spent years in jail. jailed

6 passive resistance Gandhi taught people how to show their objection to something through passive resistance, or nonviolent confrontation. non violent confrontation

7 social justice Benito Juarez was interested in social justice, especially the rights of native peoples. the rights and equality of people

8 tolerance People all get along better if they have greater tolerance for others. We have to accept other peoples right to be different from us. acceptance of other peoples rights to be different

9 Heroes: Yesterday and Today pp

10 patriot a person who is very loyal to his or her country

11 burned at the stake put to death by tying to a post and burning

12 superintendent manager, chief

13 industrialist owner or manager of a factory or industrial company

14 brutality cruelty, viciousness

15 concentration camps places where the Nazis killed Jews and other people in World War II

16 apartheid a system in which different races in a country are separated

17 inspired caused; created

18 lepers people with leprosy, a skin disease

19 descendants grandchildren; great-grandchildren, etc

20 banned made illegal

21 abolished got rid of

22 circumstances events; situations

23 borders official lines that separate two countries

24 disasters horrible events that cause great damage and death

25 administrators people who manage businesses or organizations

26 nutrition nourishment; eating healthful foods

27 sanitation hygiene; cleanliness

28 atrocities extremely violent actions

29 founders people who start organizations or companies

30 hijackers people who illegally take control of an airplane

31 exploded burst into fire and small pieces; blew up

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