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Geography Chapter 6 (2016)
photosynthesis
food chain
plant community
ecosystem
Plants using the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dio…
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
Groups of plants that live in the same area
A group of interacting organisms and their natural environment
photosynthesis
Plants using the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dio…
food chain
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
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Geography Chapter 6
Sub-Saharan Africa
physical, human, water, diverging
environmental issues
Sahel
region located south of the Saharan desert; not Arabic but si…
______ setting: large land mass straddling the equator; plate…
desertification, deforestation, protection of wildlife, devel…
transition zone along southern Sahara Desert; this area is in…
Sub-Saharan Africa
region located south of the Saharan desert; not Arabic but si…
physical, human, water, diverging
______ setting: large land mass straddling the equator; plate…
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Physical Geography 001 Chapter 6
air pressure
mercury barometer
aneroid barometer
wind
the weight of the atmosphere in terms of force per unit area
measures air pressure at the surface, that changes level acco…
a closed cell, partially evacuated of air, that detects chang…
the horizontal movement of air across earths surface
air pressure
the weight of the atmosphere in terms of force per unit area
mercury barometer
measures air pressure at the surface, that changes level acco…
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Human Geography Chapter 6
agnosticism
animism
atheism
Autonomous religion
belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Belief that God does not exist
a religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
agnosticism
belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 6
Religion
Faith
Monotheism
Polytheism
A set of beliefs + activities that often help humans understa…
belief in something w/out actual proof
belief in one god... -3 religions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
belief in multiple gods... -ex: Hinduism
Religion
A set of beliefs + activities that often help humans understa…
Faith
belief in something w/out actual proof
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Glencoe World Geography Chapter 6
Republic
Underground Railroad
dry farming
Constitution
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
A network of people who helped thousands of enslaved people e…
farming method used in dry regions in which land is plowed an…
A formal plan of government
Republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
Underground Railroad
A network of people who helped thousands of enslaved people e…
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Chapter 6 World Geography Terms
Free Enterprise
Gross National Product
Hierarchy
Telecommunication
the system also known as capitalism. The idea that a person c…
the total value of a nation's output of goods and services.
Cities can be placed in a ______, or rank, according to their…
Text messages and email are both examples of______. Communica…
Free Enterprise
the system also known as capitalism. The idea that a person c…
Gross National Product
the total value of a nation's output of goods and services.
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Geography Canada Capitals chapter 6
Ottawa
Newfoundland/Labrador
Prince Edward Island
New Brunswick
Canada
St. John's
Charlottetown
Fredricton
Ottawa
Canada
Newfoundland/Labrador
St. John's
Geography Chapter 6
migration
Louisiana Purchase
Frontier
suburbs
movement of peoples within the country
doubles size of US
free, open land between the Mississippi and the Pacific
the communities outside cities
migration
movement of peoples within the country
Louisiana Purchase
doubles size of US
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8th Grade Geography Chapter 6 Canada's Political & Physical Maps
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
Newfoundland and Labrador
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
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Geography Chapter 6
Immigration
Urbanization
Metropolitan area
Suburb
Movement of people into one country from another
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
Includes a city with a population of at least 50,000 people
Outlying communities
Immigration
Movement of people into one country from another
Urbanization
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
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Geography chapter 6
Complex forest that has developed over…
Elevation above which it is too cold f…
Cultivation of sea food
Seasonal warm wind that blows down the…
Opd growth forest
Timberline
Aquaculture
Chinook
Complex forest that has developed over…
Opd growth forest
Elevation above which it is too cold f…
Timberline
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GEOGRAPHY CHAPTER 6
Population Geography
Internal Population Dynamics
Migration
Demography
distribution of... humankind across the planet
Birth rates & Death rates
Emigration & Immigration
study of specific group... characteristics
Population Geography
distribution of... humankind across the planet
Internal Population Dynamics
Birth rates & Death rates
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Chapter 6 vocabulary geography
Emigrate
Immigrate
Push factor
Pull factor
To move from a country
To move to a country
A reason to leave a country Examples: war, bad education, bei…
A reason to enter a new country Examples: better jobs, better…
Emigrate
To move from a country
Immigrate
To move to a country
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Geography Chapter 6
Moors
Parliamentary Democracy
Two Houses
Constitutional Monarchy
Windy, high lands with damp grounds.
Elect representatives to the Parliament
House of Commons and House of Lords.
Which a king or queen is the head of state
Moors
Windy, high lands with damp grounds.
Parliamentary Democracy
Elect representatives to the Parliament
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Geography Chapter 6 Vocab
timberline
chinook
tar sands
fishery
elevation above which it is too cold to grow trees
a seasonal warm wind that blows down the Rockies in late wint…
sand or sandstone naturally impregnated with petroleum
an area in which fish or sea animals are caught
timberline
elevation above which it is too cold to grow trees
chinook
a seasonal warm wind that blows down the Rockies in late wint…
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Chapter 6 Geography
national park
topographic maps
geysers
flora
a large area of land that a government has set aside in order…
a map that uses contour lines and symbols to show a region's…
a spring that throws a jet of hot water or steam into the air
all the plant life in a particular region
national park
a large area of land that a government has set aside in order…
topographic maps
a map that uses contour lines and symbols to show a region's…
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Geography Chapter 6
air masses
fronts
warm front
cold fronts
large body of air with uniform temperature and moisture
2 air masses with different characteristics coming together
warm air slides in above cold air in place... gentle lifting
fastest of fronts
air masses
large body of air with uniform temperature and moisture
fronts
2 air masses with different characteristics coming together
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BCS Cultural Geography Chapter 6
F
F
F
T
The shipbuilders of Poland formed a labor union called Gdansk.
Most cities of the world were well planned around their centr…
The first republics to declare their independence as the Sovi…
The Soviets invested much time and money developing the infra…
F
The shipbuilders of Poland formed a labor union called Gdansk.
F
Most cities of the world were well planned around their centr…
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Chapter 6 Geography
Moor
Parliamentary Democracy
Constitutional Monarchy
Peat
Treeless, windy highland area with damp ground
A form of government, voters elect representatives to a law m…
Government in which a king or queen is the official head of s…
Plants partly decayed in water which can be dried and used fo…
Moor
Treeless, windy highland area with damp ground
Parliamentary Democracy
A form of government, voters elect representatives to a law m…
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Geography Chapter 6
Megalopolis
St. Augustine FL.
Loyalist
British North American Act
Cities overlap to form a single urban area
Oldest European settlement in the U.S
American colonist who supported the British
1867 made Canada a self-governing nation
Megalopolis
Cities overlap to form a single urban area
St. Augustine FL.
Oldest European settlement in the U.S
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Geography chapter 6
Economy
Economic activity
Stone age
agricultural revolution
The production, distribution and consumption of goods and ser…
Includes the work that people do to improve their lives throu…
An early time of human history when technology was not well a…
Advances in technology and dramatically change our ability to…
Economy
The production, distribution and consumption of goods and ser…
Economic activity
Includes the work that people do to improve their lives throu…
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Geography chapter 6
Migration
Columbian change
Louisiana purchase
Frontier
Movement of people
Coming of Europeans and goods to America and trading back to…
Wide plains between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mount…
Free, open land that had been available and suitable for sett…
Migration
Movement of people
Columbian change
Coming of Europeans and goods to America and trading back to…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 6 Key Terms
Animism
Autonomous Religion
Branch
Caste
Belief in objects, such as plants and stones, or natural even…
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
A large and fundamental division within a religion.
The class or distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
Animism
Belief in objects, such as plants and stones, or natural even…
Autonomous Religion
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
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Geography Chapter 6
Animism
Autonomous religion
Branch
Caste
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
A large and fundamental division within a religion
The class of distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Autonomous religion
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
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Chapter 6 geography
Provinces
Territories
Canadian Shield
Hydroelectric
A Canadian political unit similar to a U.S. state
A Canadian political unit that doesn't have enough people to…
A horseshoe shaped, rocket plateau that covers much of easter…
Having to do with water powered electricity
Provinces
A Canadian political unit similar to a U.S. state
Territories
A Canadian political unit that doesn't have enough people to…
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Geography Chapter 6 Terms
tributary
deforestation
Tropical Zone
El Niño
rivers or streams that flow into a larger body of water
the process of cutting or clearing away trees from a forest
where all elevations are warmer than they are elsewhere
when warm water flows to North and South America around Chris…
tributary
rivers or streams that flow into a larger body of water
deforestation
the process of cutting or clearing away trees from a forest
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Geography Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Domestication
Urbanization
World Cities
Central Business District
The process in which people grow plants and tame animals for…
Growth in the proportion of people living in towns and cities
Huge urban areas that are the most important centers of econo…
City center dominated by large stores, offices and buildings
Domestication
The process in which people grow plants and tame animals for…
Urbanization
Growth in the proportion of people living in towns and cities
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Chapter 6 Human geography
Agnosticism... ex: James is always wonder…
Animism... ex: Tori believes that thunder…
Atheism... ex: The professor in God Is No…
Autonomous religion... ex: Islam
Belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists.
Belief that objects, such as plants and stores, or natural ev…
Belief that God does not exist.
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
Agnosticism... ex: James is always wonder…
Belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists.
Animism... ex: Tori believes that thunder…
Belief that objects, such as plants and stores, or natural ev…
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Geography chapter 6 and 7
Canada shares its international border…
Canada and the United States are the
Canada's main raw materials
Canada has ___provinces and ___ territ…
United states
Richest and most industrialized nations in the Western Hemisp…
Nickel and wood pulp
Ten, three
Canada shares its international border…
United states
Canada and the United States are the
Richest and most industrialized nations in the Western Hemisp…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 6 Vocab: Language
language
culture
standard language
dialects
a set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
the sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
a country's political and intellectual elite seek to promote…
local or regional characteristics of a language; has disticti…
language
a set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
culture
the sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
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Chapter 6 World Geography
Migration
Columbian Exchange
Louisiana Purchase
Frontier
seasonal movement of animals from one region to another.
The Columbian Exchange refers to a period of cultural and bio…
The purchase by the United States from France of the huge Lou…
a free open land in the american west that was available for…
Migration
seasonal movement of animals from one region to another.
Columbian Exchange
The Columbian Exchange refers to a period of cultural and bio…
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Chapter 6: Geography and development
absence
affect
against
availability
state of being away or not being present
to impress the mind or move the feelings of
in opposition to; contrary to; adverse or hostile to
suitable or ready for use; of use or service; at hand
absence
state of being away or not being present
affect
to impress the mind or move the feelings of
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Geography - Chapter 6 Vocabulary
National Park
Topographic Maps
Evergreen
Climate
Preserves of land that protect rare, beautiful, or a bit of u…
Maps that show landforms and other human and physical feature…
Coniferous trees that do not loose their leaves. (Ex. Fur, Sp…
The LONG TERM weather patterns in an area or region.
National Park
Preserves of land that protect rare, beautiful, or a bit of u…
Topographic Maps
Maps that show landforms and other human and physical feature…
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Geography Chapter 6
Air Masses
Homogenous
Cold front
warm front
Bodies of air with relatively uniform temperature + moisture…
source regions in high pressure regions
rain from narrow band of cumulonimbus clouds - therefore shor…
wide band of rain from nimbostratus long period of soaking ra…
Air Masses
Bodies of air with relatively uniform temperature + moisture…
Homogenous
source regions in high pressure regions
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Chapter 6 Geography
Caribbean culture (food, music)-blend…
Caribbean music styles
Caribbean-migration from their homes-w…
Civilization
Native cultures use wind instruments and drums in their music…
Calypso,Soca,Merengue, Ska, and Reggae
the collapse of many major businesses
a society with highly developed culture,politics,and technology
Caribbean culture (food, music)-blend…
Native cultures use wind instruments and drums in their music…
Caribbean music styles
Calypso,Soca,Merengue, Ska, and Reggae
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Geography chapter 6
African Union
apartheid
Berlin conference
biofuel
A mostly political body that has tried to resolve regional co…
The policy of racial separateness that directed the separate…
A 1884 conference that divided Africa into European colonial…
Energy sources derived from plants or animals. Throughout the…
African Union
A mostly political body that has tried to resolve regional co…
apartheid
The policy of racial separateness that directed the separate…
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Geography: Vocabulary Chapter 6
National Parks
Topographic Map
Geysers
Flora
Preserves of land that protect rare, beautiful, or a bit of u…
Maps that show landforms and other human and physical feature…
Jets of hot water that are thrown into the air
Plants
National Parks
Preserves of land that protect rare, beautiful, or a bit of u…
Topographic Map
Maps that show landforms and other human and physical feature…
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Geography chapter 6 vocab
Market economy
Free enterprise
Capitalism
Command economy
An economic system in which people choose freely what to buy…
System that lets competition among businesses determine the p…
An economic system in which businesses, industries, and resou…
An economic system in which the government decides what to pr…
Market economy
An economic system in which people choose freely what to buy…
Free enterprise
System that lets competition among businesses determine the p…
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Chapter 6 geography
Gross national product
Canal
Telecommunications
Free enterprise
Total value of nations goods and services produced within a c…
Artificial waterways
Communication from electronic means
An economic system that allows individuals to own, operate an…
Gross national product
Total value of nations goods and services produced within a c…
Canal
Artificial waterways
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Geography Alive! Chapter 6 National Parks
National Park
flora
fauna
topographic map
A large area of land that a government has set aside in order…
All the plant life in a particular region.
All the animal life in a particular region.
A map that uses elevation, or contour, lines and symbols to s…
National Park
A large area of land that a government has set aside in order…
flora
All the plant life in a particular region.
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Geography chapter 6
Women were the first _________ in Nort…
Colombian exchange
Louisiana purchase
3 factors that have contributed to the…
Farmers
Europe->Africa: raw materials, Africa->America: slaves ... Ameri…
When France sold the area from Mississippi to Rocky Mountains…
Available natural resources, skilled labor force, and a stabl…
Women were the first _________ in Nort…
Farmers
Colombian exchange
Europe->Africa: raw materials, Africa->America: slaves ... Ameri…
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Chapter 6 Geography Vocab
Timberline
Chinook
Tar Sands
Fishery
elevation above which it is too cold for trees to grow
a seasonal warm wind that blows down the Rockies in late wint…
sand or sandstone naturally impregnated with petroleum
an area in which fish or sea animals are caught
Timberline
elevation above which it is too cold for trees to grow
Chinook
a seasonal warm wind that blows down the Rockies in late wint…
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AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 6 Vocab
Animism
Autonomous Religion
Branch
Caste
Beliefs that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural e…
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
A large and fundamental division within a religion.
The class or distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
Animism
Beliefs that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural e…
Autonomous Religion
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
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Geography--- Chapter 6
Migration
Colombian Exchange
Louisiana Purchase
Frontier
Movement
Movement of plants, animals, and diseases between the Eastern…
Government purchased the plains region between the Mississipp…
The free, open land that had been available and suitable for…
Migration
Movement
Colombian Exchange
Movement of plants, animals, and diseases between the Eastern…
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Geography Chapter 6 Vocabulary
orogenesis
Cordillera
mountain system
mountain range
the process of building mountains
The Spanish name for a mountain system
a series of more or less parallel mountain ranges
a series of mountain ridges closely related in direction and…
orogenesis
the process of building mountains
Cordillera
The Spanish name for a mountain system
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Chapter 6 Old World History & Geography
Tokyo
Grand Canal
Great Silk Road
Thailand
- Capital of Japan... - World's largest city
world's longest man-made waterway
Famous trade land route between the Roman Empire and China
Only Southeast Asian country never under European rule
Tokyo
- Capital of Japan... - World's largest city
Grand Canal
world's longest man-made waterway
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Geography Chapter 6
primary
quatenary
secondary
teritary
farmer
scientist
factory worker
doctor
primary
farmer
quatenary
scientist
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Chapter 6 US and Canada Physical Geography
Rocky Mountains
Great Lakes
tributary
glacier
the major mountain range in western North America
the world's largest group of freshwater lakes
a river that flows into a larger river
huge, slow-MOVING mass of snow and ice
Rocky Mountains
the major mountain range in western North America
Great Lakes
the world's largest group of freshwater lakes
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Geography Vocab. Chapter 6
Timberline
Chinook
Tar Sands
Fishery
elevation above which is too cold for trees to grow
a seasonal warm wind that blows down the Rockies in late wint…
sand or sandstone naturally impregnated with petroleum
area in which fish or sea animals are caught
Timberline
elevation above which is too cold for trees to grow
Chinook
a seasonal warm wind that blows down the Rockies in late wint…
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