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Laws passed by Great Britain that allowed the government to jail protesters without trial for as long as two years.
A slaughter of Indians by British soldiers in the city of Amritsar. This sparked national outrage.
The deliberate and public refusal to obey an unjust law, and nonviolence as the means to achieve independence.
India`s main political party in the 1940`s. Also known as the Indian National Congress.
An organization founded in 1906 in India to protect Muslim interests.
India`s first prime minister.
Nehru`s daughter who was chosen as prime minister after his death in 1966.
A letter from Balfour to Rothschild for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.
Correspondence between Sir Henry MacMahon and Hussein bin Ali that urged the Arabs to rebel against their Turkish rulers and gain independence.
An organization created for the formation of an Arab Palestinian state that would include land claimed by Israel.
An uprising by Palestinians.
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an established government has control over its internal and foreign affairs.
A state that encompasses a very small land area.
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterland.
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary significantly. An example would be Poland.
A state with a long, narrow shape. An example would be Chile.
An otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension. An example would be Thailand.
A state that completely surrounds another one. An example would be South Africa.
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory. An example would be Indonesia.
A state that does not have a direct outlet to the sea. An example would be Afghanistan.
Law of the Sea
Law establishing states rights and responsibilities concerning the ownership and use of the earth's seas and oceans and their resources.
Cyprus` Green Line
DMZ between Cyprus and Northern Cyprus.
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises political control.
An internal organization of a state that places most power in the hands of central government officials
An internal organization of a state that allocates most powers to units of local government.
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose of benefiting the party in power.
An activity that fulfills a human want or need.
A permanent collection of buildings and inhabitants.
Circular Rural Settlements
A central open space surrounded by structures.
Linear Rural Settlements
Buildings clustered along a road, dike and a narrow field behind them.
Central Place Theory
A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on the fact that settlements serve as centers of market areas for services; larger settlements are fewer and farther apart than smaller settlements and provide services for a larger number of people who are willing to travel farther.
The maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service.
The minimum number of people needed to support a service.
A model that holds that the potential use of a service at a particular location is directly related to the number of people in a location and inversely related to the distance people must travel to reach the service.
A country`s nth largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement.
Primate City Rule
A pattern of settlements in a country, such that the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to consumers outside the settlement
Industries that sell their products primarily to consumers in the community.
A community's collection of basic industries.
An area that contains approximately 5,000 residents and corresponds, where possible, to neighborhood boundaries.
Social Area Analysis
Statistical analysis used to identify where people of similar living standards, ethnic background, and life style live within an urban area.
Residential developments characterized by extreme poverty that usually exist on land just outside of cities that is neither owned nor rented by its occupants.
A process of change in the use of a house, from single-family owner occupancy to abandonment
A discriminatory real estate practice in North America in which members of minority groups are prevented from obtaining money to purchase homes or property in predominantly white neighborhoods. The practice derived its name from the red lines depicted on cadastral maps used by real estate agents and developers. Today, redlining is officially illegal.
A process of converting an urban neighborhood from a predominantly low-income renter-occupied area to a predominantly middle-class owner-occupied area
A group in society prevented from participating in the material benefits of a more developed society because of a variety of social and economic characteristics.
The adding of a region to the territory of an existing political unit.
An urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into an independent, self-governing unit.
City + Suburbs
In the United States, a central city of at least 50,000 population, the county within which the city is located, and adjacent counties meeting one of several tests indicating a functional connection to the central city.
An urbanized area of between 10,000 and 50,000 inhabitants, the county in which it is found, and adjacent counties tied to the city.
In the United States, the combination of all metropolitan statistical areas and micropolitan statistical areas.
Combined Statistical Areas
In the U.S., 2 or more contiguous core based statistical areas tied together by commuting patterns.
Primary Census Areas
The 124 CSA`s plus the remaining 187 MSA`s + 40s MiSA`s not combined.
A ring of land maintained as parks, agricultural, or other types of open space to limit the sprawl of an urban area
A law that limits the permitted uses of land and maximum density of development in a community.
Development of new housing sites at relatively low density and at locations that are not contiguous to the existing built-up area.
Legislation and regulations to limit suburban sprawl and preserve farmland.
The area surrounding a city from which milk is supplied
The practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to crop each year to avoid exhausting the soil.
Harvesting twice a year from the same field.
The growing of fruits, vegetables, and flowers
A form of subsistence agriculture in which people shift activity from one field to another; each field is used for crops for relatively few years and left fallow for a relatively long period.
A form of subsistence agriculture based on herding domesticated animals.
Intensive Subsistence Agriculture
A form of subsistence agriculture in which farmers must expend a relatively large amount of effort to produce the maximum feasible yield from a parcel of land.
Rice planted on dryland in a nursery, then moved to a deliberately flooded field to promote growth.
Bulk Gaining Industry
An industry in which the final product weighs more or has a greater volume than the inputs.
Bulk Reducing Industry
An industry in which the final product weighs less or comprises a lower volume than the inputs.
Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial Revolution.
The process of consolidating small landholdings into a smaller number of larger farms in England during the eighteenth century.
Businesses that provide services primarily to individual consumers, including retail services and personal services.
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
Services offered by the government to provide security and protection for citizens and businesses.
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people living in urban settlements.
Concentric Zone Model
A model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are spatially arranged in a series of rings.
The change in density in an urban area from the center to the periphery.
A large node of office and retail activities on the edge of an urban area.
Multiple Nuclei Model
A model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are arranged around a collection of nodes of activities.
A model of North American urban areas consisting of an inner city surrounded by large suburban residential and business areas tied together by a beltway or ring road.
Housing owned by the government; in the United States, it is rented to low-income residents, and the rents are set at 30 percent of the families' incomes.
A model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are arranged around a series of sectors, or wedges, radiating out from the central business district (CBD).
Program in which cities identify blighted inner-city neighborhoods, acquire the properties from private members, relocate the residents and businesses, clear the site, build new roads and utilities, and turn the land over to private developers.
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