a reason for doing something
Tim’s motivation for studying so hard was to get the highest grade on the test.
traditions and beliefs that a group considers important to its history
Some American Indians honor their heritage by playing lacrosse, a game their ancestors invented.
a refusal to follow rules or directions
The protesters showed their defiance of an unjust law by staging a sit-in.
a type of protest in which people refuse to use a service or buy a product
During the Montgomery bus boycott, African-Americans stopped riding city buses.
a stone coffin
George Washington’s sarcophagus is in a tomb at his former home, Mount Vernon, in Virginia.