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World Geography Test #3
government ruled by the people
government ruled by a king or queen
Democratic Republic
one person rules and the power is take…
What is a Democracy?
What is a Monarchy?
What type of government does the U.S. have?
What is a Dictatorship?
government ruled by the people
What is a Democracy?
government ruled by a king or queen
What is a Monarchy?
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Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
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World Geography 3.4
ecosystem
biome
deciduous
rain forest
an interdependent community of plants and animals
a regional ecosystem
a named characteristic of broadleaf trees, such as maple, oak…
a forest region located in the Tropical Zone with a heavy con…
ecosystem
an interdependent community of plants and animals
biome
a regional ecosystem
10 terms
World Geography 2.3
tectonic plate
fault
earthquake
seismograph
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
a fracture in the earth's crust
a sometimes violent movement of the earth, produced when tect…
a device that measures the size of the waves created by an ea…
tectonic plate
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
fault
a fracture in the earth's crust
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Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
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world geography chapter 3
Birthrate
Culture Hearth
Sovereignty
Diffusion
Number of live births each year per 1,000 people.
Area where cultural ideas begin and from which they spread.
A country's freedom from outside control.
Process by which cultural traits move from one culture to ano…
Birthrate
Number of live births each year per 1,000 people.
Culture Hearth
Area where cultural ideas begin and from which they spread.
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world Geography 1.3
continents
solar system
core
mantle
landmasses above water on Earth, fit together like a huge jig…
consist of the sun and eight regular planets, as well as othe…
the center of the earth and is made up of iron and nickel
several layers of earth between the crust and the core
continents
landmasses above water on Earth, fit together like a huge jig…
solar system
consist of the sun and eight regular planets, as well as othe…
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World Geography VQ 3
archipelago
Oceania
The regions are
high islands
is a set of closely grouped islands, which sometimes form a c…
As a group, the Pacific Islands are called (except Indonesia…
Micronesia meaning "tiny islands Melanesia meaning "black isl…
Pacific island fall into two categories: high islands are cre…
archipelago
is a set of closely grouped islands, which sometimes form a c…
Oceania
As a group, the Pacific Islands are called (except Indonesia…
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world geography 3&4
weather
climate
axis
temperature
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the earth b…
degree of hotness or coldness measured on a set scale, such a…
weather
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
climate
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
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World Geography Chapter 3
Population
Birth Rate
Death Rate
Population Density
The number of people who live in an area.
The number of births per 1000 people per year.
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.
The average number of people who live in a certain area
Population
The number of people who live in an area.
Birth Rate
The number of births per 1000 people per year.
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World Geography Chapter 3
Demography
Culture
Population density
Birthrate
the study of populations that include such topics as birth, m…
the beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
the average number of people in a square mile or a square kil…
the number of live births each year per 1,000 people, and the…
Demography
the study of populations that include such topics as birth, m…
Culture
the beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
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World Geography Vocabulary 3
Plural Society
Regions
Urban
Rural
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
found in or living in a city
found in or living in areas that are not close to cities
Plural Society
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
Regions
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
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World Geography 2.3
lithosphere
tectonic plate
subduction
divergent boundary
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
enormous moving pieces of the earth's lithosphere
a geological process in which one edged of a crustal plate is…
plates move apart, spreading horizontally
lithosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
tectonic plate
enormous moving pieces of the earth's lithosphere
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Geography - Chapter 3.3: World Climate Regions
Tundra
Permafrost
Low-latitude Climate
Dry Climate
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Ground that is permanently frozen
Areas near the equator with warm rainy climates. "Tropical"
A climate in which the yearly precipitation is less than the…
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Permafrost
Ground that is permanently frozen
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Abeka World Geography 3.2
Amsterdam
Berlin
Bern
Brussels
capital of the Netherlands
capital of Germany
capital of Switzerland
capital of Belgium
Amsterdam
capital of the Netherlands
Berlin
capital of Germany
world geography 3
isthmus
valley
earthquake
lava
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
area of low land between hills or mountains.
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
hot, liquid rock.
isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
valley
area of low land between hills or mountains.
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World Geography Chapter 2-3 Test Review
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World Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Predictable
Eventually
Weather
Climate
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
finally... in the end
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Predictable
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
Eventually
finally... in the end
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World Geography 3
Diverse
Global
Region
Culture Groups
differing in some characteristics (from each other); various
A force or process that involves the entire world and results…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
A group of people who share one or more unique characteristic…
Diverse
differing in some characteristics (from each other); various
Global
A force or process that involves the entire world and results…
30 terms
Unit 3 World Geography
demography
population
population density
population distribution
the study of population patterns and change
all the people of a particular area
the number of people in a defined area such as a square mile
the pattern, or spread, of people in a given area
demography
the study of population patterns and change
population
all the people of a particular area
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Abeka World Geography 3.5
Athens
Madrid
Moscow
Baghdad
capital of Greece
capital of Spain
capital of Russia
capital of Iraq
Athens
capital of Greece
Madrid
capital of Spain
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Abeka World Geography 3.1
Athens
Lisbon
Madrid
Rome
capital of Greece
capital of Portugal
capital of Spain
capital of Italy
Athens
capital of Greece
Lisbon
capital of Portugal
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Chapter 3 World Geography
Two Revolutions That Changed the Earth
Hunting and Gathering (foraging)
Ecologically Dominant Species
Pleistocene Overkill Hypothesis
1. The Agricultural Revolution... -Began in the Middle East abo…
-Our ancestors lived by foraging until 10,000 years ago... -Stay…
-Competed more successfully than other organisms for nutritio…
Hunted many species to extinction
Two Revolutions That Changed the Earth
1. The Agricultural Revolution... -Began in the Middle East abo…
Hunting and Gathering (foraging)
-Our ancestors lived by foraging until 10,000 years ago... -Stay…
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World Geography - United States Unit 3 Exam
Directions: True/False indicate whethe…
The Hawaiian Islands were formed by vo…
The headwaters of the Colorado River a…
The United States lacks significant de…
False. The Appalachians are the oldest mountain range.
True
True
False. The United States has many deposits of fossil fuels.
Directions: True/False indicate whethe…
False. The Appalachians are the oldest mountain range.
The Hawaiian Islands were formed by vo…
True
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World Geography: Quiz - 3
Absolute Location
Mechanical Weathring
Acid Rain
Biosphere
location using exact coordinates
breakening of rock by natural or physical process
rain that contains chemical contamination
parts of planet inhabited by living things
Absolute Location
location using exact coordinates
Mechanical Weathring
breakening of rock by natural or physical process
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World Geography Chapter 3 Section 2
Evaporation
Humidity
Condensation
Orographic effect
process by which liquid changes into gas
the amount of water vapor in the air
the process by which water vapor changes from a gas into liqu…
cooling effect that occurs when air is forced to rise over a…
Evaporation
process by which liquid changes into gas
Humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
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Unit 3 world geography
Industrial revolution
Energy
Natural Resources
Water population
better farming due to tractors and machines
U.S. makes up 5% of earth's population but uses 25% of its re…
industrialized nation account for nearly 20% of earth's popul…
40% of U.S. water is unfit for bathing or fishing
Industrial revolution
better farming due to tractors and machines
Energy
U.S. makes up 5% of earth's population but uses 25% of its re…
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world geography ch 3-4 human geography
authoritarian rule
market economy
primary sector jobs
secondary sector jobs
Government demands obedience from civilians. unquestionable a…
A market economy is an economy in which decisions regarding i…
The portion of the economy concerned with the direct extracti…
The portion of the economy concerned with manufacturing usefu…
authoritarian rule
Government demands obedience from civilians. unquestionable a…
market economy
A market economy is an economy in which decisions regarding i…
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World Geography 3-3
Natural Resources
Economy
Economic System
Command Economy
something that is found in nature that is necessary or useful…
a system for producing and exchanging goods and service among…
a way people use resources to make and exchange products
an economic system in which the production of goods and servi…
Natural Resources
something that is found in nature that is necessary or useful…
Economy
a system for producing and exchanging goods and service among…
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Abeka World Geography 1.3
70 percent
Temperate
Gulf Stream
hydrologic cycle
percentage of the earth's surface that is covered by water
climate zones having a wide range of temperatures and experie…
current flowing from the Gulf of Mexico to Europe that has a…
the process of moving moisture from the oceans to the land an…
70 percent
percentage of the earth's surface that is covered by water
Temperate
climate zones having a wide range of temperatures and experie…
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World geography chapter3
weather
climate
axis
temperature
weather
climate
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World Geography Chapters 1&3
relative location
absolute location
distance decay
human environment interaction
The position of a place in relation to another place
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a…
The changes humans make to their environment and how humans a…
relative location
The position of a place in relation to another place
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
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**** World Geography Chapter 3 ****
earth's tilt
what is a full day?
earth's axis
earth's rotation
earth is tilted at a 23.5º
a full spin of the earth on it's axis.
an imaginary line going through the center of the earth.
the full spinning of the earth from west to east that causes…
earth's tilt
earth is tilted at a 23.5º
what is a full day?
a full spin of the earth on it's axis.
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Discovering World Geography Chapter 3 Lesson 3
Renewable resources
Nonrenewable resources
Economic system
Traditional economy
A resource that can be totally replaced or is always availabl…
A resource that cannot be totally replaced
How a society decides on the ownership and distribution of it…
An economy where all the resources are distributed mainly thr…
Renewable resources
A resource that can be totally replaced or is always availabl…
Nonrenewable resources
A resource that cannot be totally replaced
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World Geography Chapter 3
Greenhouse Effect
Temperature
El Nino
Mixed Forest
It traps the sun's warmth for growing plants even in cold wat…
The measure of how hot or cold a place is.
Periodic change in the pattern of ocean currents and water te…
Typical of marine west coast climates with both kinds of trees
Greenhouse Effect
It traps the sun's warmth for growing plants even in cold wat…
Temperature
The measure of how hot or cold a place is.
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World Geography Unit 3 Test
Much of Latin America lies between the…
The geography of Latin America makes t…
Latin America is largely made up of
What is the major risks in Latin Ameri…
Tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn
vulnerable (more likely to happen) to natural disasters
Countries that are becoming more industrialized
Destruction of the cash crop by natural disasters
Much of Latin America lies between the…
Tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn
The geography of Latin America makes t…
vulnerable (more likely to happen) to natural disasters
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World Geography Unit 3
grassland
isthmus
meso
pampas
large areas of flatland covered with grass, flowers, and smal…
narrow strip of land which connects two larger areas of land
prefix meaning middle
large, grassy plains of South America
grassland
large areas of flatland covered with grass, flowers, and smal…
isthmus
narrow strip of land which connects two larger areas of land
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World Geography Vocab #3
Modify
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Act/process of changing parts of something
The gaseous envelope surrounding the earth/any other celestia…
Composed of all living organisms
Composed of all of the water on/near earth
Modify
Act/process of changing parts of something
Atmosphere
The gaseous envelope surrounding the earth/any other celestia…
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CAS 3 World Geography
Popular Culture is generally found in?
Monotheism
Human and physical geography
Muslim
Large heterogeneous groups in urban areas
The belief in one God
types of geography we have studied
An adherent of Islam
Popular Culture is generally found in?
Large heterogeneous groups in urban areas
Monotheism
The belief in one God
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World Geography 3-3
Natural reasource
Economy
Economic system
Command economy
Somthing that is found in nature that is nessesary or useful…
A system for producing and exchanging goods and services amon…
A way people make resources to make and exchange goods
An economic system in which the production of goods and servi…
Natural reasource
Somthing that is found in nature that is nessesary or useful…
Economy
A system for producing and exchanging goods and services amon…
11 terms
World geography 2/3
Weather
Precipitation
Temperature
Climate
The condition of the air and sky frm day to day.
Water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, hail, or sleet.
How hot or cold the air is.
The average weather over many years.
Weather
The condition of the air and sky frm day to day.
Precipitation
Water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, hail, or sleet.
69 terms
World Geography Unit 3
culture
ethnic group
culture hearth
culture traits
a groups way of life, including shared set of meanings and sy…
group of people with common culture; usually based on ethnici…
region where culture traits developed; site of innovation fro…
individual culture practice (EX: shaking hands, silence, eye…
culture
a groups way of life, including shared set of meanings and sy…
ethnic group
group of people with common culture; usually based on ethnici…
43 terms
World Geography Test 3
Why is the middle east important?
Climate & Topography of Middle East
Middle East two largest bodies of water
Aral and Caspian Seas are _____
Location, meeting point of three continents, and access to Me…
Contains deserts, steppes, and highlands
Aral and Caspian Seas
Saline (Salt) Seas
Why is the middle east important?
Location, meeting point of three continents, and access to Me…
Climate & Topography of Middle East
Contains deserts, steppes, and highlands
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world geography3
Wisconsin
Illinois
Kentucky
Tennessee
Wisconsin
Illinois
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World Geography #3
Biomes
Windward
Leeward
Isthmus
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occu…
facing the wind or on the side facing the wind.
on or toward the side sheltered from the wind or toward which…
a narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a lin…
Biomes
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occu…
Windward
facing the wind or on the side facing the wind.
16 terms
Ch. 3 World Geography
sovereignty
federation
confederation
authoritarian
a country's freedom and power to decide on policies and actions
a government structure in which some powers are given to the…
a system of government in which individual political units ke…
descriptive of a system of government in which the leaders ho…
sovereignty
a country's freedom and power to decide on policies and actions
federation
a government structure in which some powers are given to the…
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Unit 3: World Geography
spatial inequality
urban
basin
plaza
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
found or living in a city
a bowl-shaped depression, or hollow, in Earth's surface
an open square or marketplace
spatial inequality
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
urban
found or living in a city
16 terms
World Civ Geography Week #3
Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
India
Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
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World Geography Test 3
rift valley
Lake Victoria
Lake Tanganyika
Nile River
form when huge parallel fractures or faults appear in the Ear…
the biggest lake in Sub-Saharan Africa and the only one that…
the longest lake in Sub-Saharan Africa
world's longest river, runs south to north, opens into the Me…
rift valley
form when huge parallel fractures or faults appear in the Ear…
Lake Victoria
the biggest lake in Sub-Saharan Africa and the only one that…
World Geography Week 3 Vocab
channel
coast
core
crust
a wide strait or waterway between two land masses that lie cl…
land along the sea
the center layer of the earth
the outer layer of the earth
channel
a wide strait or waterway between two land masses that lie cl…
coast
land along the sea
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