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campesino
a spanish word meaning " rural or rustic; a peasant"; in Latin America, a tenant farmer or farm worker
pampas
a grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay,
pampus
Argentina
bdremia or bohemia
czech capital city
campesianas
some type of farmers
campesinos
small farmers
watershed
divding ridge between two basins
suburbs
a usually residential area or community on the outer edge of a city (( mostly residential areas on the outer edge of a city))
anarchy
lawlessness
seismically active
has many earthquakes and volanic eruptions
maritime
bordering on or related to the sea
bordeaux or boroda
reputation for producing the best wines
nile or rice
longest river in the world
service industries
a business that provides a service, such as hotels and restaurants
Alexander Granbell
invented the telephone
madrid or madria
capital of spain
bayou
the marshy inlets of lakes and rivers in Louisiana
escarpment
steep cliff between ntwo level areas at different hights
genocide
international destruction of people
rural
countryside
aparthied or apartheid
apartness; system of laws that segragated whites from blacks
dialect
variations of a language that are unique to a region or community
exodus
mass migration
renewable resource
resources that the environment continues to supply or replace
seismograph
machines that register movement in the earths crust
blight
plant disease
subsistence farming
farming that provides only enough for the needs of a family or a village
geography
the study of where people, places, and things are located and of the ways in which things relate to each other
buffer states
a country that separtes two politcal enemies
collective farm
workers are paid by the government and they shared the profits from their products
archipelaga or archipelago
group of islands
wheather
the condition of the layer of the earths atomosphere on one place over a short period of time
paddy
wet land on which rice is grown
fellah
an egyptain farmer; a peasant or farm laborer in arab countries
coral
the rochlike skeletons of tiny sea animals
miltia
citizen army
Seven Coutinents:
North america, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica
Five themes of geography:
location, place, human-environment interaction, movement region
Six types of climates:
tropical, dry, moderate, continental, polar, highland
Five Southern States:
Louisiana, texas, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama
Sameual F. Morris
invented the telegraph
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