|NAACP- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Nun- A woman who belongs to a religious order or congregation devoted to active service or meditation, living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
Pacifist-the belief that disputes between nations should and can be settled peacefully
Parishoner- a person belonging to an administrative part of a diocese
Patent-A grant made by a government that confers upon the creator of an invention the sole right to make, use, and sell that invention for a set period of time.
Peasant-A member of the class constituted by small farmers and tenants, sharecroppers, and laborers on the land where they form the main labor force in agriculture.
Petrology-the branch of geology that deals with the origin, composition, structure, and alteration of rocks
Pharaoh- a king of ancient Egypt
Picketed- A pointed stake often driven into the ground to support a fence, secure a tent, tether animals, mark points in surveying, or, when pointed at the top, serve as a defense
Pseudonym-afictitious name, especially a pen name
Precedents- An act or instance that may be used as an example in dealing with subsequent similar instance
Producer-One who supervises and controls the finances, creation, and public presentation of a play, film, program, or similar work.
Psychic- Capable of extraordinary mental processes, such as extrasensory perception and mental telepathy.
Quaker-a member of the Society of Friends
Radioactivity- spontaneous emission of radiation from unstable atomic nuclei or as a consequence of a nuclear reaction
Saloons-a place where alcoholic drinks are sold and drunk
Saint-A person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization.
Scandal-a publicized incident that brings about disgrace or offends the moral sensibilities of society
Scarlet Fever- an acute contagious disease
Segregation- The policy or practice of separating people of different races, classes, or ethnic groups, as in schools, housing, and public or commercial facilities, especially as a form of discrimination.
Settlement House-An inner-city institution providing educational, recreational, and social services to a large community
Slavery- The state of one bound in servitude as the property of a slaveholder or household.
Slums- a heavily populated urban area characterized by substandard housing and squalor
Stockbroker-one that acts as an agent in the buying and selling of stocks or other securities; a broker
Suffrage-the right or privilege of voting
Temperance- restraint in the use of or abstinence from alcoholic liquors
Transcendentalist- a literary and philosophical movement asserting the existence of an ideal spiritual reality that transcends the empirical and scientific and is knowable through intuition
Typhoid Fever-an acute, highly infectious disease caused by a bacillus
United Nations- An international organization composed of most of the countries of the world. It was founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and economic development
Uranium-a silvery heavy radioactive polyvalent metallic element that is found especially in pitchblende and uraninite
Valedictorian-the student with the highest academic rank in a class who delivers the valedictory at graduation
Vaudeville-stage entertainment offering a variety of short acts