W.G. Exam Review
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Distance measured East or West of the Prime Meridian.
Distance measured North or South of the equator.
the making of maps
the person who makes maps
Determined latitude and longitude lines that cross exactly at that place.
Expresses where a place is in relation to another place.
5 themes of geography
location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, regions
shows the things GOD CREATED, land forms, location, etc
shows the things HUMANS MADE, boundaries of countries, states, etc
maps that organize a single idea or particular kind of information
elements on maps
compass rose, legend, key
A central place and the surrounding areas linked to it.
Areas that share a common characteristic.
Defined by popular feelings and images without data.
zero population growth
when the birth rates and death rates equal or cancel each other out
negative population growth
when death rates are higher than birth rates
number of years it takes for a population to double.
a place where change is caused by humans or animals
the number of people per square unit. The measurement of population per a certain measurement of space
a product that leaves to go to a different country for sale
a product that comes into a country for sale
they have a high standard of living, have advanced technology and manufacturing
places where they are working towards better technology and manufacturing
Goal is a united europe in which goods services and workers can move freely around a number of countries
It was a new interest in the cultures of Greece and Rome.
Religious movement of the 1500's
Led by Martin Luther
focuses on accurately depicting the details of everyday life. Ex- Jean-Francois Millet's painting, "The Gleaners"
where the government gives or takes your money, they try to put everyone on the same financial level.
why did farmers move to the n European plain
they liked the fertile land and good water
religions for eastern Europe
Islam, Roman Catholicism, Russian/Orthodox
religion for western Europe
religion for northern Europe
religions for southern Europe
Roman Catholicism, Christianity, Islam, Greek Orthodox
policy which Serb leaders expelled or killed rival ethnic groups in these areas
A power struggle between the soviet control. Controlled communists world and non communist world
pilgrimage made to Makkah at least once in their life
muslim arab rulers
a gently sloping underground tunnel that is constructed to lead water from the inside
a trade route connecting China to the Mediterranean Sea
distinct people group that are isolated from the main country
territory culturally/ethnically different from the surrounding territories
guerrilla fighters in Islamic countries
an Islamic group that ruled over Afghanistan from 1996-2001