a piece of land that has water on all sides except for 1.
religions that believe in 1 god.
people who serve as messengers of God.
practices of a religion that have significance.
an act of communication between the believer and God.
an elevated landform with a flat peak.
the movement of production to overseas so that companies can keep prices low and profits growing.
a collection of written ideas for the religion by people who were inspired by God.
translates to "work, action, or deed", known as the law of moral cause and effect.
the refusal to obey those laws which are seen as unjust in an effort to bring about a change in governmental policy.
a series of exercises, postures, and, breathing techniques that achieves physical fitness and mental relaxation.
An image that each Hindu should worship an image of Brahman either at home or in a temple.
Informal social divisions that a Hindu is born into based upon an ancestors job.
the concept of one's actions and reaction that lead to reincarnation of a higher or lesser life.
along the Indian Ocean, a seasonal wind that brings warm, moist air from the oceans in summer and cold, dry air from the inland in winter.
the increasing connection of people and places throughout the world by economic, cultural, and political changes.
religions that believe in many gods.
people who share common ancestry, language, customs, religion, or combination of such characteristics.
to wash nutrients out of the soil.
the area of steppe climate along the southern edge of the Sahara Desert.
a group of families with a common kinship, language, and definable territory.
a valuable natural resource that comes from countries with war in which the profits of the natural resource go towards funding the war.
the movement of people from rural areas into cities.
a tropical grassland containing scattered trees.
a large waterfall.
name given to the route used by slave ships across the Atlantic from Western Africa to the Americas.
equal voting rights for all adult residents of a nation.
policy of strict separation of the races adopted in South Africa in the 1940s.
process in which fertile soil is turned into desert, usually b/c of destruction of vegetation.
1884 gathering of European leaders that decided how Africa was going to be divided up and rules for controlling a territory.
unfair treatment of one person or group, usually because of prejudice about race, ethnicity, age, religion, or gender.
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy rainstorm.
natural mineral containing chemical compounds often used in fertilizers.
the systematic use of violence by a group in order to intimidate a population or coerce a government into granting its demands.
the religion that worships in a church, reads the Bible, and believes that Jesus was the Messiah.
in 1949 a series of rules for conducting war and how to treat soldiers and civilians.
the raising and grazing of livestock.
the religion that worships in a synagogue, reads the Torah, and is still waiting for the Messiah.
small area in a desert where water and vegetation are found, usually because of underground springs.
Just War Theory
accepted ideas about how to conduct war.
the religion that worships in a mosque, reads the Qur'an, and believes that Muhammed was God's true prophet.
Alluvial Soil Deposits
rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water.
weather patterns that an area typically experience during a long period of time.
how spread out amongst the inhabitable areas within a particular country.
places that produce great quantities of goods and services and employ many workers in industries.
any business that produces goods or services.
lines of longitude.
average number of people per square mile/kilometer.
producing enough goods to support yourself and your family with little to no surplus.
wind in a region that blows in a fairly constant directional pattern.
cold or warm "river" of seawater that flows in the oceans, generally in a circular pattern.
The yearly movements of the earth around the sun.
A reliant relationship between people or between people and the environment.
A consistent pattern throughout an area.
A central point in an area that serves as a core to the periphery.
Errors that occur when transferring information from a globe onto a flat map.
The earth spins east to west 360' on its axis creating morning, noon, and night.
Transfer of coordinate system from a globe to a flat surface.
Measures east and west of the prime meridian with lines running vertically.
Lines of latitude
Tropic of Capricorn
A parallel at 23.5' south latitude.
Every 15 degrees of longitude designated on the same time.
Tropic of Cancer
A parallel at 23.5' north latitude.
Precise measurement of a place on the globe.
Where things are in reference to something else. Not coordinate based.
symbolized representation of the earth/parts of the earth down to scale on a flat surface.
Gross Domestic Product
the market value of final goods and services produced in any particular year within a country.