Vocabulary for U.S. and Canada

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free enterprise system

economic system in which people start and run businesses with limited government intervention

service industry

businesses that provide services to people instead of producing goods

navigable

describes a body of water wide enough to allow the passage of ships

colony

overseas territory or settlement tied to a parent country

federal republic

goverment divided between national and state powers

parlimentary democracy

government in which voters elect representatives to a law making body, which chooses a prime minister to head the government

secede

to withdraw from a national government

province

regional political division simmilar to states

prarie

rolling, inland grassy area with very fertile soil

cordillera

group of mountain ranges that run side by side

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