9 terms

ch 8 Canada vocab wld geo

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province
a territory governed as a political division of a country
lock
an enclosed section of a canal, in which a ship may be raised or lowered by raising or lowering the level of water in that section
maritime
bordering on or near the sea; relating to navigation or shipping
bedrock
solid rock underlying the earth's surface
separatism
A movement to win political, religious or ethnic independence from another group
secede
withdraw formally from membership in a political or religious organization
customs
Fees charged by the government on imported goods
tariff
a tax imposed by a government on imported goods
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement, which phased out trade barriers among the United States, Canada, and Mexico