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Chapter 7 World Geography
megalopolis
mangrove
bayou
fall line
a very large city; a region made up of several large cities a…
a tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas
a marshy inlet or outlet of a lake or a river
where rivers and streams form waterfalls and rapids as they d…
megalopolis
a very large city; a region made up of several large cities a…
mangrove
a tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas
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WORLD GEOGRAPHY- Chapter 7- People and Nature
seismic activity
tsunami
El Niño
La Niña
The earth's vibrations when plates collide, can result in ear…
A huge destructive wave (especially one caused by an earthqua…
A warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the da…
A cooling of the ocean surface off the western coast of South…
seismic activity
The earth's vibrations when plates collide, can result in ear…
tsunami
A huge destructive wave (especially one caused by an earthqua…
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World Geography Chapter 7
potash
pulp
newsprint
provinces
a mineral used to make fertilizer
softened wood fibers used to make paper
cheap paper mainly used for newspapers
administrative divisions of a country (Canada has ten provinc…
potash
a mineral used to make fertilizer
pulp
softened wood fibers used to make paper
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World Geography Chapter 7
megalopolis
mangrove
bayou
fall line
a very large city... greek root word
are tropical trees that grow in swampy ground along coastal a…
marshy inlets of lakes and rivers of Louisiana
an imaginary line between the Appalachian mountains and the A…
megalopolis
a very large city... greek root word
mangrove
are tropical trees that grow in swampy ground along coastal a…
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World geography chapter 7
Free Market Economy
Post-industrial Economics
Commodities
Retooling
Allows people to own operate and profit from their own busine…
Less emphasis on industry and manufacturing and more emphasis…
Goods or products for sale.
Converting old factories for use in new industry.
Free Market Economy
Allows people to own operate and profit from their own busine…
Post-industrial Economics
Less emphasis on industry and manufacturing and more emphasis…
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World Geography Chapter 7 Mexico Vocab
A Spanish solider who participated in…
A climate area that occurs as elevatio…
The value of goods and services produc…
The loss or destruction of woodlands,…
Conquistador
Vertical Climate Zone
Gross Domestic Product
Deforestation
A Spanish solider who participated in…
Conquistador
A climate area that occurs as elevatio…
Vertical Climate Zone
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World Geography Chapter 7
megalopolis
mangrove
bayou
fall line
...
...
...
...
megalopolis
...
mangrove
...
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World Geography Chapter 7
What imaginary boundary divided the Ne…
Which peak in the Andes Mountains has…
Identify South America's largest lake.…
Name the Venezuelan creóle who helped…
Line of Demarcation; Pope Alexander VI
Mount Aconcagua
Lake Maracaibo; Lake Titicaca
Simón Bolívar
What imaginary boundary divided the Ne…
Line of Demarcation; Pope Alexander VI
Which peak in the Andes Mountains has…
Mount Aconcagua
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World Geography Chapter 7
Mangroves
Bayous
Fall line
Sunbelt
are tropical trees that grow in swampy ground along coastal a…
are a marshy inlet or outlet of a lake or river
is an imaginary line between the Appalachian Mountains and th…
is the southern and southwestern states of the United States…
Mangroves
are tropical trees that grow in swampy ground along coastal a…
Bayous
are a marshy inlet or outlet of a lake or river
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Glencoe World Geography, Chapter 7
Market Economy
Post-Industrial
Commodity
retooling
An economy in which decisions about production and consumptio…
an economy with less emphasis on heavy industry and manufactu…
A raw material or primary agricultural product that can be bo…
converting old factories for use in new industries
Market Economy
An economy in which decisions about production and consumptio…
Post-Industrial
an economy with less emphasis on heavy industry and manufactu…
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World Geography Chapter 7
Rio Grande
Coastal Plains
Atlantic Coastal Plain
Gulf Coastal Plain
The Mexican Border in California, Arizona, and southwestern N…
The sandy plains along the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean and t…
Provides fine harbors for the north; New York, Boston, and Ph…
Good harbors are less plentiful farther south but include Wil…
Rio Grande
The Mexican Border in California, Arizona, and southwestern N…
Coastal Plains
The sandy plains along the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean and t…
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World Geography--Chapter 7-Human Geography of Canada
Province
Dominion of Canada
Confederation
Parliamentary government
A political unit
The loose confederation of Ontario (Upper Canada), Quebec (Lo…
A political union
A system where legislative and executive functions are combin…
Province
A political unit
Dominion of Canada
The loose confederation of Ontario (Upper Canada), Quebec (Lo…
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Chapter 7 world geography
Province
Dominion of Canada
Confederation
Parliamentary Government
The political unit
The loose confederation of Ontario (upper Canada), Quebec (lo…
A political union
A system where legislative and executive functions are combin…
Province
The political unit
Dominion of Canada
The loose confederation of Ontario (upper Canada), Quebec (lo…
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Chapter 7 World Geography
Regions of the US
Standard of living
Most Canadians live within
Majority of people in us and Canada li…
...
Measurement based on available education, housing, healthcare…
200 miles of the us border
Coastal plains
Regions of the US
...
Standard of living
Measurement based on available education, housing, healthcare…
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World Geography: Chapter 7
isthmus
similar
benefit
tierra caliente
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
having qualities in common
an advantage
the warmest climate zone, located at mid-level elevations
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
similar
having qualities in common
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World Geography Chapter 7
Regional Profile of South, East and So…
Subregions
Inner Arc
Middle Arc
1/4 of the earth's landmass.... Half the world's population (3.6…
East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.
World's highest mountain ranges, plateaus, and basins.
Lower mountains, hill lands, river plains, and basins.
Regional Profile of South, East and So…
1/4 of the earth's landmass.... Half the world's population (3.6…
Subregions
East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.
World geography chapter 7
Appalachian mountains
East
erosion
Blue ridge, green mountains, Catskills…
Oldest mountain range in North America , 6000 ft
The Appalachian mountains are located in the ___________
You can tell the Appalachian mountains are the oldest mountai…
What are the 4 smaller mountain ranges in the Appalachians
Appalachian mountains
Oldest mountain range in North America , 6000 ft
East
The Appalachian mountains are located in the ___________
World geography chapter 7
Barrier islands
Piedmont
Landforms are _______ U.S. are older t…
Fall line
Islands that are created by deposite sand and shallow water a…
Is an area at or near the foot of a mountain
Eastern, western
Boundary between the Piedmont and the coastal plain
Barrier islands
Islands that are created by deposite sand and shallow water a…
Piedmont
Is an area at or near the foot of a mountain
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World Geography Chapter 7 Mexico Test Review
A Spanish solider who participated in…
A climate area that occurs as elevatio…
The value of goods and services produc…
The loss or destruction of woodlands,…
Conquistador
Vertical Climate Zone
Gross Domestic Product
Deforestation
A Spanish solider who participated in…
Conquistador
A climate area that occurs as elevatio…
Vertical Climate Zone
World Geography Chapter 7
Land Bridge
Seismic
Mestizo
Conquistador
A strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
Relating to or caused by an earthquake.
Refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descent
Spanish for "conqueror"; Spanish soldier who participated in…
Land Bridge
A strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
Seismic
Relating to or caused by an earthquake.
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World Geography Chapter 7
humus
fall line
mangrove
grain exchange
dark-colored organic material
area between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic coast…
tropical swampland tree
place where buyers and sellers deal for grain
humus
dark-colored organic material
fall line
area between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic coast…
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chapter 7 world geography
US and canada
free enterprise
a) avoid depletion of US resources lik…
beef
both have economies based on free enterprise
individuals own, operate, and profit from their own business
U.S. imports many goods b/c?
one of the most important agricultural products in US and can…
US and canada
both have economies based on free enterprise
free enterprise
individuals own, operate, and profit from their own business
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World Geography Chapter 7
humus
fall line
mangrove
grain exchange
dark-colored organic material
area between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic coast…
tropical swampland tree
place where buyers and sellers deal for grain
humus
dark-colored organic material
fall line
area between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic coast…
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World Geography Chapter 7
Barrier islands
Piedmont
Fall Line
Basins
costal islands created from sand deposited by ocean waves and…
an area at or near the foot of a mountain region
a natural boundary between two landform regions with differen…
Low areas of land, often surrounded by mountains
Barrier islands
costal islands created from sand deposited by ocean waves and…
Piedmont
an area at or near the foot of a mountain region
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world geography chapter 7 Mexico
Rio Bravo River
peninsula
Baja California
Gulf of Mexico
...
...
...
...
Rio Bravo River
...
peninsula
...
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World Geography Chapter 7-1 Vocabulary
Subregion
Isthmus
Archipelago
Escarpment
A smaller area of a region
A piece of land that connects two other pieces of land
A group of islands
A series of cliffs that drop down to the Atlantic coastal plain
Subregion
A smaller area of a region
Isthmus
A piece of land that connects two other pieces of land
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World Geography Chapter 7
land bridge
seismic
vertical climate zone
mestizo
a strip of land that connects 2 larger landmasses, enabling m…
relating to our caused by an earthquake
a climate zone that occurs as elevation increases, with its o…
refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descent
land bridge
a strip of land that connects 2 larger landmasses, enabling m…
seismic
relating to our caused by an earthquake
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World Geography Chapter 7
sustainable development
baja
syncretism
diego rivera
technological and economic growth that does not deplete the h…
west of the gulf of california is mexico's __________ peninsula
the blending of two religions
mexican artist renown for murals
sustainable development
technological and economic growth that does not deplete the h…
baja
west of the gulf of california is mexico's __________ peninsula
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World Geography Chapter 7
megalopolis
mangrove
bayous
fall line
a region made up of very large cities and their surroundings
tropical trees that grow in swampy ground along the coast
marshy inlets of lakes and rivers
an imaginary line between the Appalachian Mountains and the A…
megalopolis
a region made up of very large cities and their surroundings
mangrove
tropical trees that grow in swampy ground along the coast
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World Geography Chapter 7
subregion
archipelago
Llanos
tributary
Smaller area of a region
Group of islands
Tropical grasslands that stretch through eastern Colombia and…
Small river that flows into a larger river
subregion
Smaller area of a region
archipelago
Group of islands
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chapter 7 world geography
US and canada
free enterprise
a) avoid depletion of US resources lik…
beef
both have economies based on free enterprise
individuals own, operate, and profit from their own business
U.S. imports many goods b/c?
one of the most important agricultural products in US and can…
US and canada
both have economies based on free enterprise
free enterprise
individuals own, operate, and profit from their own business
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Chapter 7 Vocabulary World Geography
megalopolis
mangrove
bayous
fall line
a very large city
tropical trees that grow in swampy ground along coastal areas
a marshy inlet or outlet of a lake or river
imaginary line between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atla…
megalopolis
a very large city
mangrove
tropical trees that grow in swampy ground along coastal areas
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Chapter 7 vocabulary world geography
Provinces
Dominion of Canada
Confederation
Parliamentary government
A political unit
The loose confederate of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Ne…
A political union
A system where the legislative and executive functions are co…
Provinces
A political unit
Dominion of Canada
The loose confederate of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Ne…
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World Geography Chapter 7
rivers provides transportation routes
Rich soil
oil in Texas, ports in gulf, and strea…
land was cheaper in south, industry pl…
Why did industry and trade grow rapidly in the Northeast duri…
Why were settlers originally attracted to the South?
What affected the growth of industry in the South?
Why did many industries move South from Northern cities?
rivers provides transportation routes
Why did industry and trade grow rapidly in the Northeast duri…
Rich soil
Why were settlers originally attracted to the South?
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Chapter 7: world geography
Province
Dominion of Canada
Confederation
Parliamentary government
Political units: once upper Canada and lower Canada
A loose confederation of Ontario, Quebec, and the British col…
Political union
A system where legislative and executive functions are combin…
Province
Political units: once upper Canada and lower Canada
Dominion of Canada
A loose confederation of Ontario, Quebec, and the British col…
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World Geography Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Provinces
Dominion of Canada
Confederation
Parliamentary Government
Political units
An act that was passed in Canada
Political union
A government system in which the legislative and the executiv…
Provinces
Political units
Dominion of Canada
An act that was passed in Canada
chapter 7 world geography
land bridge
seismic
vertical climate zone
metizo
strip of land that connects two lrger landmasses, enabling mi…
relating to or caused by an earthquake
a climate zone that occurs as elevation increases with its ow…
refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descent
land bridge
strip of land that connects two lrger landmasses, enabling mi…
seismic
relating to or caused by an earthquake
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Chapter 7 world geography
How did the early humans migrate in Af…
What development made it possible for…
Based on the climate map, which countr…
In Sub-Saharan Africa, most areas with…
They started in Kenya and moved throughout Africa and the res…
Development of medicines
Madagascar
Near bodies of water
How did the early humans migrate in Af…
They started in Kenya and moved throughout Africa and the res…
What development made it possible for…
Development of medicines
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World Geography Today Chapter 7
barrier islands
fall line
basin
hot spot
long narrow islands created when ocean waves and currents dep…
natural boundary of two different elevations that creates wat…
a lower area of land, generally surrounded by mountains
a place where magma wells up to the surface from Earth's mantle
barrier islands
long narrow islands created when ocean waves and currents dep…
fall line
natural boundary of two different elevations that creates wat…
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world geography: chapter7 vocab
land bridge
seismic
vertical climate zone
mestizo
a strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
relating to or caused by an earthquake
a climate zone that occurs as elevation increases, with its o…
refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descent
land bridge
a strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
seismic
relating to or caused by an earthquake
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Chapter 7 world geography
Crop rotation
Contour plowing
Pollution
Acid rain
Farmers grow different crops in succession on the same land-h…
Plowing along the natural curves of the land to keep top soil…
Unclean; impure
Precipitation that carries abnormally high amounts of acid
Crop rotation
Farmers grow different crops in succession on the same land-h…
Contour plowing
Plowing along the natural curves of the land to keep top soil…
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World Geography Chapter 7 Vocab
Consumption
Developed country
Developing country
longevity
using up good and services
wealthy countries with advanced economies, government, bureau…
poor countries, try to increase industries and improve life
how long people live
Consumption
using up good and services
Developed country
wealthy countries with advanced economies, government, bureau…
Chapter 7 World Geography
In 1867, Great Britain passed the Brit…
In Canada, the majority party's leader…
The ___________________ are Prince Edw…
Core province where a large number of…
Dominion of Canada.
primeminister.
Atlantic provenies
Antario
In 1867, Great Britain passed the Brit…
Dominion of Canada.
In Canada, the majority party's leader…
primeminister.
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World geography - chapter 7
French and native
English and French.
Asia
Inuit
A métis is a blend of ____ and _____ peoples.
What are the two major languages spoken in Canada ?
After the Ice age, migrants crossed the arctic land bridge fr…
Another word for Eskimos is _____.
French and native
A métis is a blend of ____ and _____ peoples.
English and French.
What are the two major languages spoken in Canada ?
World Geography Chapter 7
Barrier Islands
Piedmont
Fall Line
Basins
coastal islands created from sand deposited by ocean waves an…
an area at or near the foot of the mountain
natural boundary between two landform regions with different…
low areas of land often surrounded by mountains
Barrier Islands
coastal islands created from sand deposited by ocean waves an…
Piedmont
an area at or near the foot of the mountain
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World Geography Chapter 7
provinces
Dominion of Canada
Confederation
Parliamentary Government
political units; upper Canada and lower Canada; created by th…
created in 1867 by the British North America act; a loose con…
a political union
legislative and executive functions functions combined in a l…
provinces
political units; upper Canada and lower Canada; created by th…
Dominion of Canada
created in 1867 by the British North America act; a loose con…
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World Geography Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Land Bridge
Seismic
Vertical Climate Zone
Mestizo
strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling m…
relating to or caused by an earthquake.
climate zone that occurs as elevation increases, with its own…
refers to people of mixed indigenous & European descent.
Land Bridge
strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling m…
Seismic
relating to or caused by an earthquake.
World Geography Chapter 7
Land Bridge
Seismic
Vertical Climate Zone
Mestizo
A strip of land that connects to larger landmasses enabling m…
Relating to or caused by an earthquake
A climate zone that occurs when elevation increases with its…
Refers to people of mixed indigenous and European decent
Land Bridge
A strip of land that connects to larger landmasses enabling m…
Seismic
Relating to or caused by an earthquake
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world geography chapter 7
North Dakota
South Dakota
Nebraska
Kansas
Bismarck
Pierre
Lincoln
Topeka
North Dakota
Bismarck
South Dakota
Pierre
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World geography chapter 7
Cape Horn
Drake passage
Andes mountains
Mount Aconcagua
The southernmost point on South America
The strait which connects the Atlantic and pacific oceans
The longest mountain range on land
The highest peak in the Western Hemisphere
Cape Horn
The southernmost point on South America
Drake passage
The strait which connects the Atlantic and pacific oceans
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