the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
A product that has been processed with machinery
Something used by an industry to be processed into a more finished state.
a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
adoption of western ideas, technology, and culture
love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The nations never directly confronted eachother on the battlefield but deadly threats went on for years.
a competition between nations to have the most powerful armaments
crops that could be sold for money
when less developed nations export raw materials and commodities to industrial nations and import manufactured goods, capital and technology
making modern in appearance or behavior
producing various kinds of crops and goods so that the nation is no longer dependant on a single export.
a government tax on imports or exports
To change from government or public ownership or control to private ownership or control.
the ability to read and write
Newly Industrialized Countries
Countries that have moved from primary agriculture to manufacturing
an obligation to pay or do something
an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities
number of individuals per unit area
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
World Health Organization
a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
A group of peacekeeping soldiers form various African nations mandated to report violations of cease- fire agreements, atrocities and killings occurring in Sudan in Dafur.
the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
bank that gives out small loans
Dr. Muhamad Yunus
was a professor of economics where he developed the concept of microcredit - loads are given to entrepreneurs too poor to quality for traditional bank loans - also the founder of Grameen Bank
people who flee their country because of persecution or danger
Use of terror or violence as a means of getting what you want
the economies of countries are linked in the marketplace
the basic rights to which all people are entitled as human beings
international accord that protects basic human rights
the practical application of science to commerce or industry
(archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
people who wander from place to place
any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
to tame; to bring plants or animals under human control
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering
a quantity much larger than is needed
a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
scientists who study ancient bones and other objects
people from rich and powerful families
Followers of the religion of Islam
the revival of learning and culture
a seat of government
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
Second Agricultural Revolution
tools and equipment were modified, methods of soil preparation, fertilization, crop care, and harvesting improved the general organization of agriculture made more efficient
the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation
individuals who start new businesses, introduce new products, and improve management techniques
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