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APHG Chapter 8
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A state with control over its internal affairs has?
The map concerning United Nations membership indicates that Ethiopia?
became a UN member in the 1940s
The United Nations is primarily what kind of cooperative effort?
The world's largest state is?
UN experts concluded that Iraq had ________ in 1991 after its Desert Storm defeat, but officials in U.S. president George W. Bush's administration attempted to argue that the UN experts were wrong.
destroyed its weapons of mass destruction
The nation-state concept originated and has been used most extensively in modern Europe.
Among the world's largest multinational states are?
Russia and the US
An area organized into an independent political unit is a?
Korea is a good example of a(n)?
ethnicity divided between more than one state
Examples of major nation-states are?
Germany and Denmark
Extremely small island-states in the world, many of which are former European colonies, are called?
Since the end of the Cold War....
Russia has undergone political and economic turmoil, including rebellion in the Caucasus region
The Commonwealth is primarily?
an economic and cultural alliance of states once part of the British Empire
The concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themselves is known as?
The Germans established the ________ known as the Caprivi Strip in present-day Namibia to access resources in central Africa, including the Zambezi River.
The most fragmented Southeast Asian state is?
The most populous remaining colony is ruled by?
the United States
The motives of European states in establishing colonies can be summarized as all but which of the following?
Which of the following is a small British colony in the Pacific Ocean?
Which of the following is true about both China and Taiwan?
Both were once ruled by the Nationalists, and both have official relationships with the United States
A feature of the physical environment commonly used to separate states includes all but which of the following?
A frontier, in contrast to a boundary?
is an area rather than a line
A South American country with an elongated shape is?
A Southeast Asian country with a partly elongated or prorupted shape is?
As shown on our maps, an example of a perforated state is?
Cultural boundaries include all but which of the following?
Elongated states may suffer from poor internal communication and difficulty defending borders. Which of the following is not an elongated state?
Lesotho makes ________ into a perforated state.
The boundary between Argentina and Chile is an example of a?
he boundary between the two Germanys was determined by?
Cold War alliances and rivalries after World War II.
The boundary between the United States and Canada is best described by which of the following?
water and geometric
The eastern part of the border between the United States and Mexico is delineated by
the Rio Grande
The most fragmented Southeast Asian state is?
The process of redrawing legislative boundaries to benefit the party in power is called?
As indicated on the maps in this chapter, the shape and size of the Aozou Strip make it an example of a?
According to the map of regime types, Brazil is an example of a(n)?
somewhat democratic state
According to the map of regime types, Chile is now an example of a(n)?
As a result of a 1979 Soviet invasion, fundamentalist Muslims began a major rebellion in ________, supported in part by weapons supplied by the United States.
As indicated on the map of European economic and military alliances, in 2013 Austria?
was a member of the European Community only
As shown on the map of European economic and military alliances in 1980, which NATO member was directly south of the USSR and bordered on the Black Sea?
In 2002 the Organization of African Unity was replaced by?
the African Union
In the 1980s, the United States sent bombers to attack ________ in a failed attempt to kill Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi, in retribution for his country's support of terrorism.
In ________ in 1979, when the U.S.-supported leader of the country was ousted from power, supporters of the ayatollah seized the U.S. embassy and held 62 Americans hostage until January 20, 1981.
The European Union has?
promoted economic growth and integration in Western Europe
What was a distinctive feature of the world's superpowers between the 1940s and 1980s compared to other eras?
The number of superpowers was much lower than in the past
________ entered Afghanistan in the ________ to help fight a jihad against the Soviet Union, and years later he opposed the stationing of U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia.
Osama bin Laden; 1980s
Russia is a member of the European Union.
Al Qaeda terrorists consider all U.S. citizens to be potential targets.
also known as the Congo Conference (German: Kongokonferenz) or West Africa Conference (Westafrika-Konferenz), regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period, and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power.
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
refers to financial assets or the financial value of assets, such as cash and funds held in deposit accounts, as well as the tangible machinery and production equipment used in environments such as factories and other manufacturing facilities
sovereign state that consists of a city and its dependent territories
Divisions that separate citizens
Policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country
Country/area under full/partial political control over another country
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary significantly
The zone of greatest concentration or homogeneity of the culture traits that characterize a region
The process where a nation's government becomes democratic
The delegation of authority from a central to a regional government
A state with a long, narrow shape
is a country or part of a country mostly surrounded by the territory of another culture
is one geographically separated from the main part by surrounding alien territory
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory
An internal organization of a state that allocates most powers to units of local government
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises political control
The open waters of an ocean or a sea beyond the limits of the territorial jurisdiction of a country
The process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose of benefiting the party in power.
The act or manner of governing
Control of territory already occupied and organized by an indigenous group
Any position advocating annexation of territories administered by another state on the grounds of common ethnicity or prior historical possession, actual or alleged.
A state surrounded on all sides by land
A state that encompasses a miniscule land area
A sovereign state considered to comprise two or more nationalities.
A state that completely surrounds another one.
An otherwise compact state with a long, projecting region
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control of its internal affairs by other states.
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an established government with control over its internal and foreign affairs
A nationality without a state to call its own
associated with nonverbal communication that refers to how people use space to communicate ownership or occupancy of areas and possessions.
The calculated use or threatening of violence against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature.
An internal organization of a state that places most power in the hands of central government officials.
A political entity comprised of many nations cooperating together.
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), also called the Law of the Sea Convention or the Law of the Sea treaty, is the international agreement that resulted from the third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III), which took place between 1973 and 1982.
The world's pre-eminent supranational organization, a world governing body enforcing the upkeep of peace and basic human rights worldwide.
NATO is an example of a ________ supranational organization.
MD's 3rd congressional district is an example of?
The area that allows countries economic control of the resources close to its shores is?
exclusive economic zones
The colonial powers took control of Africa and imposed these kind of boundaries
When does gerrymandering take place?
after the census is taken and after reapportionment
The process of devolution that results in violence is called?
A good example of a compact state is?
A good example of a prorupted state is?
organization with common goals created for mutual benefit
What is the difference between a frontier and a boundary?
in a frontier, no state exercises complete political control
Cracking a voting bloc is when?
voters are divided among districts
South Africa is an example of a ______ state.
Which of the following is NOT an example of Rimland Theory?
Russia builds a pipeland through Kazakhstan
The heartland Theory states that ________ is the key to controlling the World Island
The Pivot Area
Which of the following is an example of a confederate government?
The corridor that connects India and the State of West Bengal is called?
UNCLOS says countries have the right to ____ of territorial sea
A federal government is one where?
local and national government share power
Explain why Nambia has a proruption called the Caprivi Strip
The Germans carve out the area to access resources in east
A good example of a fragmented state is
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