Chapter 2 Key Terms

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nomads

hunting people; traveled from place to place to find food

civilization

high organized group of people with their own language and ways of living

archaeologists

scientists who study the objects left by early people

artisans

skilled craftworkers

capital

money that can be invested in business ventures for the purpose of making a profit

entrepreneurs

people who risked their money to set up a business in order to make a profit, financed these inventions

urbanization

growth of cities

imperialism

the control by one country of the political economic, or cultural life of another country or region

westernization

adoption of western culture

nationalism

pride in and loyalty to one's country

cash crops

could be sold on the world market

modernization

set up stable governments and produce a high level of goods and services

tariff

tax on imported goods

privatization

selling state-owned industries to private investigators

literacy

the ability to read and write

population density

average number of people living in an area of a specific size

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