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Social and political issues: events in history


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assassinate sb
to kill a famous person, often for political reasons
attempt
the act of trying to do something difficult
defeat sb
win a battle, vote, game, etc against sb
discover sth
find sth that nobody has found before
establish sth
start or create an organization or system
gain
obtain something
independence
freedom from control by another country
invade
enter a country with an army to attack and take control of it
president
the leader of a country with no king or queen
prince
the son or grandson of a king or queen
princess
the daughter or granddaughter of a king or queen
release sb
allow sb to be free
republic
a country with no king or queen
revolution
action taken by a large group of people to change the government, ofter using violence
assassination
murder of a famous person
discovery
something new was found for the first time
establishment
something created or started
independent
be free from control of another country
invasion
act of entering a country with an army to attack and take control of it