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  1. unilateralism
  2. Subsoil
  3. genetic boundary
  4. sovereignty
  5. mercantilism
  1. a a principle of international relations that holds that final authority over social, economic, and political matters should rest with the legitimate rulers of independent states
  2. b how boundaries evolve over time
  3. c below the surface of Earth. Boundaries are vertical planes, not merely lines on a map
  4. d world order in which one state is in a position of dominance with allies following rather than joining the political decision-making process
  5. e in a general sense, associated with the promotion of commercialism and trade. More specifically, a protectionist policy of European states during the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries that promoted a state's economic position in the contest with other countries. The aquisition of gold and silver and the maintenance of a favorable trade balance were central to the policy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. boundary that ceases to exist, however the imprint of the boundary still remains of the cultural landscape, i.e., North/South Vietnam
  2. boundary that separates different language speakers, i.e., traditionally man countries in Europe such as England, France, Spain, and Portugal
  3. Political boundary defined and delimited (and occasionally demarcated) by a prominent physical feature in the natural landscape such as a river or the crest ridges of a mountain range.
  4. A venture involving three or more nation-states involving formal political, economic, and/or cultural cooperation to promote shared objectives. The European Union is one such organization
  5. political unit comprising a clearly delineated territory where the population shared a common history and culture, i.e., Japan

5 True/False questions

  1. majority-minority districtsin the context of determining representative districts, the process by which a majority of the population is from the minority


  2. Political GeographyA subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and implications of the evolving spatial organization of political governance and formal political practice on the Earth's surface. It is concerned with why political spaces emerge in the places that they do and with how the character of those spaces affects social, political, economic, and environmental understandings and practices.


  3. capitalismeconomic model wherein people, corporations, and states produce goods and exchange them on the world market, with the goal of achieving profit


  4. splittingeconomic model wherein people, corporations, and states produce goods and exchange them on the world market, with the goal of achieving profit


  5. centrifugalForces that tend to divide a country-such as international religious, linguistic, ethnic, or ideological differences


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