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Chapter 6 Geography Vocabulary
Contiguous
Continental Divide
Basins
Colonies
States that are connected thorough their borders
where the flow of North American's rivers is divided. The riv…
a physical feature where an area is surrounded by higher land
a territory controlled by people from a foreign land
Contiguous
States that are connected thorough their borders
Continental Divide
where the flow of North American's rivers is divided. The riv…
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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…
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 Vocab
Bilingual
Dominion
Dry Farming
Immigration
speaking or using two languages
a partially self-governing country with close ties to another…
farming method used in dry regions in which land is plowed an…
the movement of people into one country from another
Bilingual
speaking or using two languages
Dominion
a partially self-governing country with close ties to another…
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Geography chapter 6
colluvium
creep
debris avalanche
debris flow
broken rock or sediment deposited by mass movement processes,…
slow downslope movement of soil, sediment, and highly fractur…
very shallow slide of sediment or sold on a steep slope. fail…
rapid downslope movement of water-saturated sediment ranging…
colluvium
broken rock or sediment deposited by mass movement processes,…
creep
slow downslope movement of soil, sediment, and highly fractur…
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History Chapter 6 Geography
The Great Silk Road
Mt. Fuji
Gobi
Indonesia
a main trade route between China and the Roman Empire
Japan's most famous landmark
world's coldest desert (outside Antarctica)
referred to as the "spice islands" or "East Islands"
The Great Silk Road
a main trade route between China and the Roman Empire
Mt. Fuji
Japan's most famous landmark
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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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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World Geography Chapter 6
Name the isthmus that once connected N…
Where did the first Americans probably…
List the three largest countries of No…
Name the highest peak on the continent…
Isthmus of Panama; Panama Canal
Asia; by crossing a bridge of land between Russia and Alaska
Canada, the United States, Mexico; Canada; the United States
Mt. McKinley; Rocky Mountains
Name the isthmus that once connected N…
Isthmus of Panama; Panama Canal
Where did the first Americans probably…
Asia; by crossing a bridge of land between Russia and Alaska
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Geography Chapter 6 additional
volcano
dormant
caldera
lava dome
an opening in the earth's crust through which molten lava, as…
not active, but still capable of becoming active.
a large depression typically caused by the collapse of the su…
a round dome formed by pressure from lava beneath it.
volcano
an opening in the earth's crust through which molten lava, as…
dormant
not active, but still capable of becoming active.
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 Middle East
North Africa
Arabian Peninsula
Mediterranean Region
Mediterranean Sea
Egypt ,morocco , Algeria are in which part of Africa?
Kuwait , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates are in the ... ____…
Lebanon , Israel , Jordan and Syria are in this region .
The middle east is a region of the world located around the w…
North Africa
Egypt ,morocco , Algeria are in which part of Africa?
Arabian Peninsula
Kuwait , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates are in the ... ____…
Geography Chapter 6
Spacial analysis
Population Change
Population Growth Rate
true
Distribution across space
Natural change + Net migration
Rate of change in population over a year
Birth rate depends on population structure
Spacial analysis
Distribution across space
Population Change
Natural change + Net migration
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Geography Chapter 6: Political Geography
Political Geography
State
Sovereignty
Territoriality
The geographic study of politics and political matters.
An independent political unit with a centralized authority th…
The right of individual states to control political and econo…
A learned cultural response, rooted in European history, that…
Political Geography
The geographic study of politics and political matters.
State
An independent political unit with a centralized authority th…
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World Geography Chapter 6 Section 1
Market economy
Free enterprise
Capitalism
Command economy
a economic system in which people choose what to buy and sell…
system where competition and innovation among business determ…
an economic system where businesses supply products and set p…
an economy where government decides what to produce, where to…
Market economy
a economic system in which people choose what to buy and sell…
Free enterprise
system where competition and innovation among business determ…
World Geography Chapter 6
Province
Territories
Coniferous
Decidious
Canada has 10 of these. They are similar to a state.
Lands that are administered by the national government of Can…
Evergreen trees produce cones that hold seeda nd have needles…
trees that shed their leaves
Province
Canada has 10 of these. They are similar to a state.
Territories
Lands that are administered by the national government of Can…
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Geography chapter 6 Short list
altitude
hurrican
Vaquero
maquiladora
height above sea level
fierce tropical storm
cow hand
factories that assemble parts from other countries
altitude
height above sea level
hurrican
fierce tropical storm
geography chapter 6
Caribbean culture (food, music)-blend…
Caribbean music styles
Caribbean-migration from their homes-w…
Civilization
native cultures-wind instruments and drums... European colonist-…
salsa-afro-cuban combined with jazz in the 1940s... merengue- Do…
no jobs and natural disasters and overcrowding
a society that has a highly developed culture and technology
Caribbean culture (food, music)-blend…
native cultures-wind instruments and drums... European colonist-…
Caribbean music styles
salsa-afro-cuban combined with jazz in the 1940s... merengue- Do…
7th Geography Chapter 6
Province
Maritime
Montreal
Ottowa
Administrative divisions of a country
On or near the sea
Second largest city , about 3.5 million people, largest Frenc…
In Ontario, both English and French speaking
Province
Administrative divisions of a country
Maritime
On or near the sea
World Geography Today Chapter 6
Primary Activities
Secondary Activities
Tertiary Activities
Quaternary Activites
using natural resources directly, example: wheat farming
using raw materials to produce something new, example: proces…
provide services to people and businesses, example: bakeries
process and distribute information, automotive engineering, r…
Primary Activities
using natural resources directly, example: wheat farming
Secondary Activities
using raw materials to produce something new, example: proces…
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Chapter 6 Geography
In what climate zone to people typical…
What five regions of the world have th…
90% of the world's population lives on…
What percent of people live in the Nor…
Mid latitude climates; 20-60 degrees north... Tropical climate,…
1 East Asia- China, Koreas, Japan... 2 South Asia- India... 3 South…
20%
75%
In what climate zone to people typical…
Mid latitude climates; 20-60 degrees north... Tropical climate,…
What five regions of the world have th…
1 East Asia- China, Koreas, Japan... 2 South Asia- India... 3 South…
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Mrs.G Geography Chapter 6
Canadian Shield
Western Cordillera
archipelago
locks
Area of hard rock and poor soil that surrounds Hudson Bay
Chain of mountains stretching from Alaska to the tip of South…
group of islands
What enabled large ships to travel the St. Lawrence Seaway to…
Canadian Shield
Area of hard rock and poor soil that surrounds Hudson Bay
Western Cordillera
Chain of mountains stretching from Alaska to the tip of South…
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World Studies (Geography) Chapter 6
Italy
Martin Luther
Renaissance
humanities
The Renaissance period started where
This man was threatened to be excommunicated from the Roman C…
The goal of _______________________ education was to interest…
Courses on ________________________ involve subjects that cov…
Italy
The Renaissance period started where
Martin Luther
This man was threatened to be excommunicated from the Roman C…
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World Geography Chapter 6
gross national product
canal
telecommunication
free enterprise
the total value of a nation's goods and services, including t…
an artificial waterway
...
...
gross national product
the total value of a nation's goods and services, including t…
canal
an artificial waterway
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AP Human Geography Rubenstein 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 or 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…
Chapter 6 Geography
Canada has the ____
around ____ percent of Canadians live…
length of US Canada border
maritime
second largest area in the world
90
1,500 + 4,000
bordering the sea
Canada has the ____
second largest area in the world
around ____ percent of Canadians live…
90
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Human Geography Chapter 6 (Religion) Vocabulary
Animism
Caste
Cosmogony
Denomination
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
The class of distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
A set of religious beliefs concerning the origin of the unive…
A division of a branch that unites a number of local congrega…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Caste
The class of distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
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World geography chapter 6
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Hudson Bay
Gulf of Mexico
The Italian explorer that sailed west from Spain and landed o…
An Italian adventurer who ventured to suggest that the land C…
A large inland sea
The worlds largest gulf
Christopher Columbus
The Italian explorer that sailed west from Spain and landed o…
Amerigo Vespucci
An Italian adventurer who ventured to suggest that the land C…
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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…
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…
Geography Chapter 6
market economy
free enterprise
capitalism
command economy
An economic system in which people choose freely what to buy…
System that lets competition amount businesses determine the…
An economic system in which businesses, industries and resour…
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 amount businesses determine the…
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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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Chapter 6 Human Geography Vocabulary
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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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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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…
AP Human Geography Chapter 6 Religion
Animism
Branch
Buddhism
Christianity
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A large and fundamental division within a religion
A religion based on the teachings of the Buddha.
A monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the O…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Branch
A large and fundamental division within a religion
Geography chapter 6
Cirrocumulus
Condensation
Acid
Lifting condensation level
Cloud type that has the greatest height
Release of latent heat from water molecules
Worst____ rain is found in the northeastern US
Altitude at which rising air reaches the dew point temperature
Cirrocumulus
Cloud type that has the greatest height
Condensation
Release of latent heat from water molecules
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World Geography Chapter 6
Gross National Product
Canals
Telecommunication
Free Enterprise
(GNP) is the total value of a nations goods and services, inc…
which are artificial waterways, to make even more places acce…
is communication by electronic means
is an economic system that allows individuals to own, operate…
Gross National Product
(GNP) is the total value of a nations goods and services, inc…
Canals
which are artificial waterways, to make even more places acce…
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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
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…
Chapter 6 Geography Review
Province
Coniferous
Tundra
Territory
Administrative units similar to states
Evergreen trees that produce cones that hold seeds and have n…
A flat treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
Lands administered by the national government
Province
Administrative units similar to states
Coniferous
Evergreen trees that produce cones that hold seeds and have n…
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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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…
Human Geography Chapter 6
language
mutual intelligibility
standard language
dialects
A set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
The ability of two people to understand each other when speak…
The variant of a language that a country's political and inte…
Local or regional characteristics of a language. While accent…
language
A set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
mutual intelligibility
The ability of two people to understand each other when speak…
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Chapter 6: Geography and development
reflect
rural
shortage
similarity
If something reflects an attitude or situation, it shows that…
Countryside
A situation in which quantity demanded is greater than quanti…
the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance.
reflect
If something reflects an attitude or situation, it shows that…
rural
Countryside
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…
30 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein: Chapter 6 Religion
Universalizing Religion
Fundamentalism
Ethnic Religion
Branch
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principa…
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distributio…
A large and fundamental division within a religion.
Universalizing Religion
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
Fundamentalism
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principa…
World Geography Chapter 6 Vocab
Land Bridge
Peninsula
Latitude
Altitude
A strip of land connecting two continents.
Land surrounded by water on three sides.
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
Height above sea level.
Land Bridge
A strip of land connecting two continents.
Peninsula
Land surrounded by water on three sides.
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Chapter 6 Geography
Which of these penalties were imposed…
Which of the following would we be mor…
A relatively small group that has brok…
The Ganges is the most holy river for…
All of these answers are correct
The religious calendar is based largely on seasonal changes i…
Sect
False
Which of these penalties were imposed…
All of these answers are correct
Which of the following would we be mor…
The religious calendar is based largely on seasonal changes i…
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