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world geography chapter 3

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Birthrate
Number of live births each year per 1,000 people.
Culture Hearth
Area where cultural ideas begin and from which they spread.
Sovereignty
A country's freedom from outside control.
Diffusion
Process by which cultural traits move from one culture to another.
Population Density
Average number of people in a square mile or a square kilometer.
Monarchy
Authoritarian government in which people inherit their positions.
Emigrant
Person who leaves a country to live elsewhere.
Confederation
Type of government in which local governments retain most power/sovereignty and give central government limited power.
Cultural Divergence
The restriction of a culture from outside influences.
Federation
a government structure in which some powers are given to the national government and other powers are reserved for more local governments
urbanization
movement of people from rural areas to cities, social process where culture is city oriented