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Geography - Chapter 8
terrorism
global network
coalition
biological weapons
Deliberate use of random violence, especially against civilia…
A worldwide interconnected group
partnership; league; union; alliance
so-called germ warfare; the use of bacteria, viruses, and par…
terrorism
Deliberate use of random violence, especially against civilia…
global network
A worldwide interconnected group
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Chapter 8: Political Geography
Political Geography
Geopolitics
Nation
State
the spatial study of the organization and distribution of pol…
the study of the influence of such factors as geography, econ…
a group of people with unifying cultural characteristics and…
this is an area organized into a political unit and ruled by…
Political Geography
the spatial study of the organization and distribution of pol…
Geopolitics
the study of the influence of such factors as geography, econ…
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Geography Alive! Chapter 8
Emigrate
Immigrate
Migration Stream
Pull Factor
To move away from a country.
To move to into a country.
The constant flow of immigrants from one place to another.
Something that encourages people to move to a new place.
Emigrate
To move away from a country.
Immigrate
To move to into a country.
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Chapter 8: Political Geography
Self-Determination
Colony
Antarctica
Treaty of Antarctica
The concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themsel…
A territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
It is the largest land mass in the world not part of a sovere…
Signed in 1959 provides legal framework for managing Antarcti…
Self-Determination
The concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themsel…
Colony
A territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
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Geography Alive Chapter 8
Emigrate
Immigrate
Migration Stream
Pull Factor
To move away from a country.
To move to into a country.
The constant flow of immigrants from one place to another.
Something that encourages people to move to a new place.
Emigrate
To move away from a country.
Immigrate
To move to into a country.
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Political Geography: Chapter 8
state
nation
nation-state
democracy
area with its own government and legislature and control over…
refers to a group of people with a common culture living in a…
When a nation and a state occupy the same territory.
government in which citizens hold political power either dire…
state
area with its own government and legislature and control over…
nation
refers to a group of people with a common culture living in a…
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Geography-Chapter 8
Altiplano
Escarpment
Llanos
Pampas
Spanish for "high plain" a region in Peru and Bolivia encircl…
Steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Fertile plains in inland areas of Colombia and Venezuela
Grassy, treeless plains of south South America
Altiplano
Spanish for "high plain" a region in Peru and Bolivia encircl…
Escarpment
Steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
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Geography Alive, Chapter 8
Emigrate
Immigrate
Migration Stream
Pull Factor
To move away from a country.
To move into a new country.
The constant flow of migrants from one place to another.
Something that encourages people to move to a new place.
Emigrate
To move away from a country.
Immigrate
To move into a new country.
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Chapter 8: Human Geography
Global issues
Human geography
Inter-connectedness
Global village
Topics or events that have the ability to change or alter the…
A subject that shows how people interact with the environment…
Refers to the close connection all humans, animals and plants…
Refers to the world and all the inhabitants of planet earth a…
Global issues
Topics or events that have the ability to change or alter the…
Human geography
A subject that shows how people interact with the environment…
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Chapter 8 ~ Political Geography
Balkanization
Boundary
Boundary Disputes-definitional
locational
the violent disintegration of a state into smaller states sep…
vertical plane between states that cuts through the rocks bel…
definitional disputes focus on legal language used to establi…
locational disputes are over the interpretation of the bounda…
Balkanization
the violent disintegration of a state into smaller states sep…
Boundary
vertical plane between states that cuts through the rocks bel…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 8: Political Geography
Political Geography
State
Territory
Territoriality
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
Area of land controlled by a nation.
In political geography, a country's or more local community's…
Political Geography
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
State
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
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geography- chapter 8
grand banks
nova scotia means
P.E.I located
P.E.I population density
famous fishing ground
new scotland
gulf of st. lawrence
62 people per square mile
grand banks
famous fishing ground
nova scotia means
new scotland
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Geography - Chapter 8 - Mrs. Splitt
isthmus
Caribbean Sea
archipelago
Greater Antilles
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
an arm of the Atlantic ocean between the North and South Amer…
a large group of islands
and island group in the Caribbean that includes Cuba, Jamaica…
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
Caribbean Sea
an arm of the Atlantic ocean between the North and South Amer…
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Geography Alive! Chapter 8
Emigrate
Immigrate
Migration Stream
Pull Factor
To move away from a country.
To move to into a country.
The constant flow of immigrants from one place to another.
Something that encourages people to move to a new place.
Emigrate
To move away from a country.
Immigrate
To move to into a country.
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World Geography- Chapter 8- Aspects of Culture
culture
customs
animism
Hinduism
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
A way of behaving or a belief that has been established for a…
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion and philosophy developed in ancient India, charact…
culture
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
customs
A way of behaving or a belief that has been established for a…
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LC Geography Core Chapter 8 Weathering
Weathering:
The causes of weathering:
Three types of weathering:
Mechanical/Physical weathering:
Is the breaking down of rocks that are exposed on the Earth's…
Water, Fluctuating temperatures, Animals & Plant life
Are Mechanical, Chemical, Biological
Occurs when rocks are broken into smaller pieces,
Weathering:
Is the breaking down of rocks that are exposed on the Earth's…
The causes of weathering:
Water, Fluctuating temperatures, Animals & Plant life
Chapter 8 Flashcards- Geography
Province
Maritime
Lock
Bedrock
A territory governed as a political division of a country... Ex:…
Bordering on or near the sea... Ex: Marine
An enclosed section of a canal, in which a ship may be raised…
The solid rock underlying the earth's surface Ex: Mantle
Province
A territory governed as a political division of a country... Ex:…
Maritime
Bordering on or near the sea... Ex: Marine
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World Geography Chapter 8
isthmus
Caribbean Sea
archipelago
Greater Antilles
Narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas.
Arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North & South America.
Large group of islands
Made up of four larger islands - Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, &…
isthmus
Narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas.
Caribbean Sea
Arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North & South America.
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Chapter 8 Political Geography Fouberg APHG
Annexation
Antarctica
Apartheid
Balkanization
Bringing an area under the control of a larger country
5th Largest Continent
A South African policy of complete legal separation of the ra…
Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among…
Annexation
Bringing an area under the control of a larger country
Antarctica
5th Largest Continent
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Geography Chapter 8
Diffusion
Adoption
Glocalisation
Adaptation
The spread of technologies, products and ideas from their poi…
The local take-up of a technology, product or idea from elsew…
The process of adaptation of global products and ideas to sui…
The modification products to suit its new conditions.
Diffusion
The spread of technologies, products and ideas from their poi…
Adoption
The local take-up of a technology, product or idea from elsew…
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Geography Chapter 8
accent- page 295
caste- page 323
cognate- page 301
creole- page 294
a dialect difference in pronunciation only
Hinduism classifies people in a hierarchy of classes. 4 class…
cousin words within a language that are similar to another di…
a creole is a pidgin language that has survived long enough t…
accent- page 295
a dialect difference in pronunciation only
caste- page 323
Hinduism classifies people in a hierarchy of classes. 4 class…
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Cultural Geography Chapter 8
F
F
T
T
Europeans built their first New World settlement in Nova Scot…
Nova Scotians have a Scottish heritage. (T/F)
Prince Edward Island has the highest population density of an…
Most Canadians live in the southern strip of the nation. (T/F)
F
Europeans built their first New World settlement in Nova Scot…
F
Nova Scotians have a Scottish heritage. (T/F)
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Geography - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
frontier
pioneer
flatboat
Conestoga Wagon
the edge of a settled area
a person who leads the way
a large, flat-bottomed boat used to travel on rivers in the 1…
a sturdy wooden vehicle covered with cloth and drawn by horse…
frontier
the edge of a settled area
pioneer
a person who leads the way
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Chapter 8 - Political Geography
boundary
capitalism
centrifugal
centripetal
Vertical plane between states that cuts through the rocks bel…
Economic model wherein people, corporations, and states produ…
Forces that tend to divide a country - such as internal relig…
Forces that tend to unify a country - such as widespread comm…
boundary
Vertical plane between states that cuts through the rocks bel…
capitalism
Economic model wherein people, corporations, and states produ…
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Chapter 8: Political Geography
Antecedent Boundary
Artificial or Geometric, Boundaries
Centrifugal Forces
Centripetal Forces
One drawn across an area before it is well populated, that is…
The alternative to natural boundaries. Frequently delimited a…
Destabilize and weaken a state. If forces are stronger than t…
They bind together the people of a state, enable it to functi…
Antecedent Boundary
One drawn across an area before it is well populated, that is…
Artificial or Geometric, Boundaries
The alternative to natural boundaries. Frequently delimited a…
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Chapter 8 World Geography
Province
lock
maritime
bedrock
political divisions in Canada
enclosed canal that raises or lowers ships from one level to…
bordering or relating to the sea
solid rock that is usually covered by soil, gravel, and sand
Province
political divisions in Canada
lock
enclosed canal that raises or lowers ships from one level to…
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Chapter 8 Political Geography
Autocracy
Balance of power
Boundary
City-state
A country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
A condition of roughly equal strengths between opposing count…
An invisible line than marks the extent of a state's territory.
A sovereign state comprises a city and it's immediately surro…
Autocracy
A country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
Balance of power
A condition of roughly equal strengths between opposing count…
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GEOGRAPHY - CHAPTER 8
caudillos
Brazil
Roman Catholic
65%
high-ranking military officers who often ruled a dictators
home to the largest number of Japanese in one place outside o…
major religion in Latin America
percentage of people in Central America and the Caribbean who…
caudillos
high-ranking military officers who often ruled a dictators
Brazil
home to the largest number of Japanese in one place outside o…
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Discovering World Geography Chapter 8: Brazil
tributary
basin
rain forest
canopy
A small river that flows into a larger river.
An area of land that is drained by a river and its tributaries.
A dense stand of tress and other vegetation that receives a g…
The umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a r…
tributary
A small river that flows into a larger river.
basin
An area of land that is drained by a river and its tributaries.
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Chapter 8, Political Geography
balance of power
Berlin Conference
boundary
city-state
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
a meeting (in 1884) at which representatives of European nati…
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
balance of power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Berlin Conference
a meeting (in 1884) at which representatives of European nati…
Chapter 8: Political Geography
State
Sovereignty
Nation
Antartica
an area organized into an independent political unit and rule…
Independence from control over states internal affairs
A group of people who occupy a particular area and have a str…
largest land mass that does not belong to any state... *unique…
State
an area organized into an independent political unit and rule…
Sovereignty
Independence from control over states internal affairs
Chapter 8: Political Geography
United Nations (KI 1)
Irrendenta
China/Taiwan Sovereignty Debate (KI 1)
Western Sahara/Morocco Sovereignty Deb…
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
***territory historically or ethnically related to one politi…
according to China's govt, Taiwan is not sovereign but a part…
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (W Sahara), is a sovereign s…
United Nations (KI 1)
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
Irrendenta
***territory historically or ethnically related to one politi…
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World geography chapter 8
Three areas of Latin America.
Cordilleras
Altiplano
Escarpment
Central America, South America, & the West Indies.
Mountain ranges that run parallel to one another like folds i…
"High plane"
A steep cliff or slope.
Three areas of Latin America.
Central America, South America, & the West Indies.
Cordilleras
Mountain ranges that run parallel to one another like folds i…
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Chapter 8 Political Geography
Condition of roughly equal strength be…
invisible line that marks the extent o…
A sovereign state comprising a city an…
Attempt by one country to establish se…
Balance of power
Boundary
City-State
Colonialism
Condition of roughly equal strength be…
Balance of power
invisible line that marks the extent o…
Boundary
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Geography Chapter 8 Review
Rio Bravo
Maquiladoras
Sinkhole
Mexico City
River that forms the Mexico-Texas border
Foreign-owned factories
Steep-sided depression formed when a cave roof collapses
Mexico's most developed and crowded region
Rio Bravo
River that forms the Mexico-Texas border
Maquiladoras
Foreign-owned factories
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Geography Alive Chapter 8
Emigrate
Immigrate
Migration Stream
Pull Factor
To move away from a country.
To move to into a country.
The constant flow of immigrants from one place to another.
Something that encourages people to move to a new place.
Emigrate
To move away from a country.
Immigrate
To move to into a country.
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Geography chapter 8 Vocab
Selva
Escarpment
Llanos
Estancia
tropical rain forest in Brazil
steep cliff
grassy land
a ranch
Selva
tropical rain forest in Brazil
Escarpment
steep cliff
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Chapter 8 Geography
murals
Fidel Castro
Portugal
Carnival
symbolize the artistic traditions of the ancient Maya and Azt…
set up a communist state in Latin America
colonial ruler of Brazil
Holiday celebrated before lent
murals
symbolize the artistic traditions of the ancient Maya and Azt…
Fidel Castro
set up a communist state in Latin America
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Chapter 8- Political Geography
annexation
antecedent boundaries
apartheid
balance of power
legally adding land to a country
boundaries that were defined and delimited before humans sett…
Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically se…
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing alliance…
annexation
legally adding land to a country
antecedent boundaries
boundaries that were defined and delimited before humans sett…
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Geography Chapter 8
Köppen climate
classification system.
climograph
Af Tropical wet
A climatic classification of the world devised by Wladimir Kö…
...
Chart showing the average monthly ... temperature and precipitat…
...
Köppen climate
A climatic classification of the world devised by Wladimir Kö…
classification system.
...
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Geography Chapter 8
Primary Industry
Secondary Industry
Tertiary Industry
Quaternary Industry
Production involving the extraction of raw materials from the…
An industry that deals with manufacturing or construction.
Service companies. Banking, health care, transportation, etc..
An industry provide information services like research and co…
Primary Industry
Production involving the extraction of raw materials from the…
Secondary Industry
An industry that deals with manufacturing or construction.
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Geography chapter 8
Primary industries
secondary industries
Tertiary industries
Quaternary industries
raw materials
Manufacturing, construction, making things
Industry that provides services rather than goods.
Hi-tech research
Primary industries
raw materials
secondary industries
Manufacturing, construction, making things
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Geography Chapter 8 Terms
Billabong
Carbon neutral:
Catchment:
Drought:
Small wetland associated with a river channel that is isolate…
Describes an outcome in which carbon emissions are balanced b…
Extent of land where water from rain or snow melt drains down…
Extended period of months or years when a region experiences…
Billabong
Small wetland associated with a river channel that is isolate…
Carbon neutral:
Describes an outcome in which carbon emissions are balanced b…
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Geography Chapter 8
Asthenosphere
Basalt
Conglomerate
Core
The upper layer of the earth's mantle, below the lithosphere.
A common fine-grained extrusive igneous rock
Sedimentary Rocks containing fragments... larger than sand ('Gra…
Solid (750 miles thick)
Asthenosphere
The upper layer of the earth's mantle, below the lithosphere.
Basalt
A common fine-grained extrusive igneous rock
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Geography Chapter 8
New England Uplands
timber line
the alpine zone
White Mountains
low, rocky plateau that rises above the coast
the altitude at which the climate is too cold for trees
above the timber line and is much like the Alps of Europe
dominates the northern part of NH and are known for their sno…
New England Uplands
low, rocky plateau that rises above the coast
timber line
the altitude at which the climate is too cold for trees
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Chapter 8: Political Geography
Balance of power
Boundary
City-state
Colonialism
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of the territory of a st…
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of the territory of a st…
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Chapter 8: Political Geography
Autonomous Region
Balance of Power
Border/Boundary
City-State
An area of a country that has a degree of autonomy, or has th…
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Autonomous Region
An area of a country that has a degree of autonomy, or has th…
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
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Geography Chapter 8 Vocab
Province
Maritime
Lock
Bedrock
any one of the large parts that some countries are divided in…
of or relating to sailing on the sea or doing business (such…
an enclosure (as in a canal) with gates at each end used in r…
solid rock underlying loose deposits such as soil , ex: the b…
Province
any one of the large parts that some countries are divided in…
Maritime
of or relating to sailing on the sea or doing business (such…
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AP Human Geography chapter 8 Political Geography Vocabulary
balance of power
boundary
city-state
colonialism
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
balance of power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
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chapter 8 geography
hunter- gatherers
irrigation
hammurabi
fertile crescent
wht humans di until they learned how to farm
a method of bringing water to dry land
Mespotamian ruler responsible for a code of strict laws
the area that is today Iraq , plus northeast syria and part o…
hunter- gatherers
wht humans di until they learned how to farm
irrigation
a method of bringing water to dry land
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