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Geography Chapter 10
Explored the area of New England and c…
Can be divided into subregions of New…
New England states are divided into __…
New England is the cradle of what thre…
John Cabot
Northeast
Townships
Democracy, Capitalism, and Freedom of Religion
Explored the area of New England and c…
John Cabot
Can be divided into subregions of New…
Northeast
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WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Chapter 10- Demography
demography
urbanization
population density
population pyramid
The scientific study of human populations.
Movement of people from rural areas to cities.
A measurement of the number of persons per unit land area.
A model used in population geography to show the age and sex…
demography
The scientific study of human populations.
urbanization
Movement of people from rural areas to cities.
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Chapter 10 - Geography
burgeon
escapade
expedition
fluctuate
verb; to flourish; to grow; to sprout
noun; an adventure, especially one contrary to usual or prope…
noun; 1. a journey made for a specific purpose, such as explo…
verb; to vary irregularly; to change
burgeon
verb; to flourish; to grow; to sprout
escapade
noun; an adventure, especially one contrary to usual or prope…
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BCS Cultural Geography Chapter 10
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Maine
Vermont
Garden State
How many of the original 13 colonies were in the Northeast? (…
What is the largest state of the New England states in area?…
What state borders New York, Mass. and New Hampshire? (Short…
What is New Jersey called as a result of its productive truck…
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How many of the original 13 colonies were in the Northeast? (…
Maine
What is the largest state of the New England states in area?…
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Chapter 10 & geography
Invasive Species
ecotourism
Loess
dike
a non-indigenous or non-native species that threatens ecosyst…
the practice and business of recreational travel based on con…
fine, yellowish, brownish topsoil made up of particles of sil…
large bank of earth and stone that holds back water
Invasive Species
a non-indigenous or non-native species that threatens ecosyst…
ecotourism
the practice and business of recreational travel based on con…
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Geography Alive! Chapter 10
restitution
Indigenous
ancestors
Mountain
Instead of sending people to jail, Mayan judges often require…
Which term describes a group of people that has lived in an a…
A traditional culture is mainly based on the ways of life of…
A cloud forest can be found in the highlands or ___________ t…
restitution
Instead of sending people to jail, Mayan judges often require…
Indigenous
Which term describes a group of people that has lived in an a…
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Geography- Chapter 10
Latifundia
Minifundia
Cash Crop
Developing Country
In Latin America, large agricultural estates owned by familie…
In Latin America, small farms that produce food chiefly for f…
Farm crop grown to be sold or traded rather than used by the…
Country in the process of becoming industrialized
Latifundia
In Latin America, large agricultural estates owned by familie…
Minifundia
In Latin America, small farms that produce food chiefly for f…
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World Geography Chapter 10
Mexico is boared by the ___________ to…
Mexico is ____ the size of the United…
_________ largest nation.
Mexico comes from _______ an older nam…
Untied States , Belize , Guatemala
1/5 , 3 times
Eight
Mexica , Aztecs
Mexico is boared by the ___________ to…
Untied States , Belize , Guatemala
Mexico is ____ the size of the United…
1/5 , 3 times
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LC Geography Core Chapter 10 Mass Movement
Regolith:
A Lahar:
Deforestation:
Terracettes
.Is the loose material produced when rocks are weathered & er…
Is a mudflow made up of volcanic material and melted snow
Is the clearance of forests. This is usually due to logging (…
Step-like features or ridges that form on hillsides because o…
Regolith:
.Is the loose material produced when rocks are weathered & er…
A Lahar:
Is a mudflow made up of volcanic material and melted snow
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Bob Jones Cultural Geography - Chapter 10
The largest cave in the world
The smallest state in area
Home of Independence Hall (in Philadel…
The state with shoreline on four of th…
Mammoth Cave
Rhode Island
Pennsylvania
Michigan
The largest cave in the world
Mammoth Cave
The smallest state in area
Rhode Island
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Geography Alive! Chapter 10
restitution
Indigenous
ancestors
Mountain
Instead of sending people to jail, Mayan judges often require…
Which term describes a group of people that has lived in an a…
A traditional culture is mainly based on the ways of life of…
A cloud forest can be found in the highlands or ___________ t…
restitution
Instead of sending people to jail, Mayan judges often require…
Indigenous
Which term describes a group of people that has lived in an a…
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Ap Human Geography chapter 10 terms
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Cereal grain
Chaff
System of commercial farming found in MDC's, where family bus…
Deliberate modification to earths surface through cultivation…
oats, wheat, rye, barley
Husks (of rice)
Agribusiness
System of commercial farming found in MDC's, where family bus…
Agriculture
Deliberate modification to earths surface through cultivation…
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Geography - Chapter 10 - Mrs. Splitt
Amazon River
Rio de la Plata
estuary
Pampas
a river that is 4,000 miles long and flows eastward across no…
a body of water in South America
a partially enclosed body of water where freshwater mixes wit…
a fertile plains region in southern South America located mai…
Amazon River
a river that is 4,000 miles long and flows eastward across no…
Rio de la Plata
a body of water in South America
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Geography Chapter 10
The Line of Demarcation
the greatest hero of Latin America - l…
largest lake in South America
The Guianas were all French colonies (…
gave Portugal control of the lands EAST of the line and Spain…
Simon Bolivar
Lake Maracaibo
F
The Line of Demarcation
gave Portugal control of the lands EAST of the line and Spain…
the greatest hero of Latin America - l…
Simon Bolivar
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Geography Chapter 10
Fertile Creasent
Rain Shadow
Aquifers
Druze
arc of farmable land
the low-rainfall region that exists on the leeward (downwind)…
Subterranean, porous, water-holding rocks that provide millio…
a person who follows a religion related to Islam
Fertile Creasent
arc of farmable land
Rain Shadow
the low-rainfall region that exists on the leeward (downwind)…
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geography chapter 10
dialect
heritage
perspective
abstract
a regional variation of a main language
a tradition passed down from ancestors
an artistic way of showing objects as they appear to people i…
an artistic form that stresses form and color over realism
dialect
a regional variation of a main language
heritage
a tradition passed down from ancestors
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Geography Chapter 10
Seismologists
Erosion
Weathering
Weathering and Erosion Agents
People who study earthquakes
Wearing away of the earth's surface
The BREAKDOWN of rock into small particles of sand, silt, and…
Wind, Water, Gravity, Ice
Seismologists
People who study earthquakes
Erosion
Wearing away of the earth's surface
Geography chapter 10 terms
Multiethnic
Hausa-Fulani
Yoruba
Igbo
Having many ethnic groups living within a society.
Nigeria's largest ethnic group.
Nigeria's second largest ethnic group.
Nigeria's third-largest ethnic group.
Multiethnic
Having many ethnic groups living within a society.
Hausa-Fulani
Nigeria's largest ethnic group.
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5 Ap Human Geography chapter 10 terms
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Cereal grain
Chaff
System of commercial farming found in MDC's, where family bus…
Deliberate modification to earths surface through cultivation…
oats, wheat, rye, barley
Husks (of rice)
Agribusiness
System of commercial farming found in MDC's, where family bus…
Agriculture
Deliberate modification to earths surface through cultivation…
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Human Geography Chapter 10 Terms
Central Place
Central Place Theory
Centrality
Colonial City
A settlement in which certain products or services are availa…
A theory that seeks to explain the relative size and spacing…
The functional dominance of cities within an urban system
A city that was deliberately established or developed as an a…
Central Place
A settlement in which certain products or services are availa…
Central Place Theory
A theory that seeks to explain the relative size and spacing…
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Geography Chapter 10 Terms
archipelago
Association of Southeast Asian Nations…
Australo-Melanesians
Austronesians
a group, often a chain, of islands
an organization of Southeast Asian governments that was estab…
groups of hunters and gatherers who moved from the present no…
Mongoliod groups of skilled farmers and seafarers from southe…
archipelago
a group, often a chain, of islands
Association of Southeast Asian Nations…
an organization of Southeast Asian governments that was estab…
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Chapter 10 Geography Terms
Glaciation
Fjords
Emerge
Geothermal Energy
A process by which glaciers form and spread.
A long, steep-sided glacial valley now filled by seawater.
To rise from an obscure position or condition; to become visi…
A form of energy conversion that captures heat energy from wi…
Glaciation
A process by which glaciers form and spread.
Fjords
A long, steep-sided glacial valley now filled by seawater.
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Chapter 10 geography terms
Spanish Conquest
Tenochtitlán
Institution Revolutionary Party (PRI)
Mestizo
The rich fabric o native life in mexico was torn apart by them
Aztec city now know as Mexico City
Mexico's political party in 1929; helped maintain political s…
People of mixed Spanish and Native American population
Spanish Conquest
The rich fabric o native life in mexico was torn apart by them
Tenochtitlán
Aztec city now know as Mexico City
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World Geography Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Isthmus
Sinkholes
Haciendas
Conquistadores
A narrow strip of land with water on either side connecting t…
Steep-sided depressions that form when the roof of a cave col…
Large Spanish colonial estates usually owned by wealthy famil…
Spanish conquerors of foreign lands during the colonial era
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land with water on either side connecting t…
Sinkholes
Steep-sided depressions that form when the roof of a cave col…
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Chapter 10 Geography Terms
Citizenship
Cold War
Confederation
Electoral college
a category of belonging to a nation-state that includes civil…
the state of heightened military and political tensions as we…
a group of states united for a common purpose... example: common…
a unique political-geographic body that the United States pos…
Citizenship
a category of belonging to a nation-state that includes civil…
Cold War
the state of heightened military and political tensions as we…
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Geography Chapter 10 Terms
Multiethnic
Hausa-Fulani
Yoruba
Igbo
Having many ethnic groups living within a society
Nigeria's largest ethnic group
Nigeria's second-largest ethnic group
Nigeria's third-largest ethnic group
Multiethnic
Having many ethnic groups living within a society
Hausa-Fulani
Nigeria's largest ethnic group
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Geography Chapter 10 Terms
Glaciation
Fjord
Geothermal energy
Hot spring
A process by which glaciers form and spread
A long, steep-sided glacial valley now filled by seawater
A form of energy conversion that captures heat energy from wi…
A spring whose water issues at a temperature higher than that…
Glaciation
A process by which glaciers form and spread
Fjord
A long, steep-sided glacial valley now filled by seawater
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Geography Chapter 10 Terms
township
timberline
alpine zone
notches
settlements divided by the colonists
the altitude at which the temperature is too cold for trees
above the timber line
highways that pass through low places in the mountains
township
settlements divided by the colonists
timberline
the altitude at which the temperature is too cold for trees
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Chapter 10: Expansion Geography
Oregon Country
Louisiana Purchase
Texas Annexation
Gadsden Purchase
Oregon Country
Louisiana Purchase
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Geography chapter 10 terms
Township
Timber line
Alpine zone
Notches
an administrative division of a county
line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or n…
The area consisting of all the land above tree line in New En…
sharp force trauma, caused by heavy blade. Ex. meat cleaver o…
Township
an administrative division of a county
Timber line
line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or n…
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Geography Terms Chapter 10
Urban System
Urban Form
Urbanism
Urban Ecology
Any interdependent set of urban settlements within a given re…
The physical structure and organization of cities in their la…
The way of life fostered by urban settings, in which the numb…
The social and demographic composition of city districts and…
Urban System
Any interdependent set of urban settlements within a given re…
Urban Form
The physical structure and organization of cities in their la…
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Geography Chapter 10 Terms
adaption
indegenous
subsistence farming
traditional culture
a change in a way of life to suit new conditions
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
farming carried out mainly to provide food for farm families,…
customs and ways of life handed down from ancestors
adaption
a change in a way of life to suit new conditions
indegenous
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
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Chapter 10 Human Geography of Latin America
Spanish conquest
Institutional Revolutionary Party
NAFTA
Cultural hearth
The rich fabric of a native life in Mexico was torn apart by…
Maintained political stability for the majority of the 20th c…
Controversial trade agreement between USA Mexico, and Canada:…
A place where important ideas spread (Central America)
Spanish conquest
The rich fabric of a native life in Mexico was torn apart by…
Institutional Revolutionary Party
Maintained political stability for the majority of the 20th c…
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Ap Human Geography chapter 10 terms
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Cereal grain
Chaff
System of commercial farming found in MDC's, where family bus…
Deliberate modification to earths surface through cultivation…
oats, wheat, rye, barley
Husks (of rice)
Agribusiness
System of commercial farming found in MDC's, where family bus…
Agriculture
Deliberate modification to earths surface through cultivation…
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Latin America Human Geography chapter 10
Spanish conquest
Tenochtitlan
Institutional Revolutionary Party
Mestizo
The rich fabric of a native life in Mexico was torn apart by…
Aztec capital city
Maintained political stability for the majority of the 20th c…
People Of mixed Spanish and Native American heritage
Spanish conquest
The rich fabric of a native life in Mexico was torn apart by…
Tenochtitlan
Aztec capital city
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Chapter 10 Human Geography
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Aquaculture
Biotechnology
agriculture conducted on commercial principles, especially us…
the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of…
also known as aquafarming, is the farming of aquatic organism…
the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make pr…
Agribusiness
agriculture conducted on commercial principles, especially us…
Agriculture
the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of…
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Uebelhor Geography Chapter 10
Spanish conquest
Tenochtitlan
Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)
Mestizo
The conquering of the Native Americans by the Spanish
The ancient Aztec capital, site of Mexico City today
The political party introduced in 1929 in Mexico that helped…
People of mixed Spanish and Native American heritage
Spanish conquest
The conquering of the Native Americans by the Spanish
Tenochtitlan
The ancient Aztec capital, site of Mexico City today
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Chapter 10 Geography
The countries in Atlantic South America
Amazon River
pampas
Brazil
Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina.
The world's largest river system is the
Wide grassy plains are called the
largest country in Atlantic South America
The countries in Atlantic South America
Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina.
Amazon River
The world's largest river system is the
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World Geography Chapter 10
cordillera
tepuis
Llanos
El Dorado
a mountain system made up of parallel ranges
layers of sandstone that have resisted erosion atop plateaus…
a plains region in eastern Columbia and western Venezuela
"The Golden One" a legend of the early Chibcha people of Colo…
cordillera
a mountain system made up of parallel ranges
tepuis
layers of sandstone that have resisted erosion atop plateaus…
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Geography- Chapter 10 Urbanisation
Functional zones in a city
CBD
Primate city
World city
Different types of activity take place in separate parts of t…
The central business district
A city that has at least twice the population of the next big…
A city that has a global influence in a certain field, e.g. f…
Functional zones in a city
Different types of activity take place in separate parts of t…
CBD
The central business district
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World Geography--Chapter 10--Human Geography of Latin America
Spanish Conquest
Tenochtitlan
Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)
mestizo
the take-over of the Native Americans by the Spanish
the ancient Aztec capital, the site of Mexico City today
the political party introduced in 1929 in Mexico that helped…
people of mixed Spanish and Native American heritage
Spanish Conquest
the take-over of the Native Americans by the Spanish
Tenochtitlan
the ancient Aztec capital, the site of Mexico City today
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World Geography Chapter 10
Mexico is boared by the ___________ to…
Mexico is ____ the size of the United…
_________ largest nation.
Mexico comes from _______ an older nam…
Untied States , Belize , Guatemala
1/5 , 3 times
Eight
Mexica , Aztecs
Mexico is boared by the ___________ to…
Untied States , Belize , Guatemala
Mexico is ____ the size of the United…
1/5 , 3 times
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Europe Chapter 10 and 11/Geography
4 regions that make up the United King…
Why is the UK a major trading nation?
What are moors
What keeps the UK climate mild
England, Scotland, Wales, NI
It is on the Sea, & near mainland Europe
windy highlands and treeless
North Atlantic Current
4 regions that make up the United King…
England, Scotland, Wales, NI
Why is the UK a major trading nation?
It is on the Sea, & near mainland Europe
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Chapter 10 Geography
Tierra caliente... Tierra templada ... Tierr…
Natural gas ... Petroleum... Hydroelectric p…
Birds... Butterflies ... Plants... Animals
Carry goods... Food... Hide... Wool
4 climate types
3 major energy resources
4 types of wildlife
4 uses of llamas
Tierra caliente... Tierra templada ... Tierr…
4 climate types
Natural gas ... Petroleum... Hydroelectric p…
3 major energy resources
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Chapter 10 Geography Flashcards
Peninsula
Irrigation
Sinkhole
Hacienda
A strip of land that juts out into an ocean.
The watering of farmland with water drawn from reservoirs or…
A hole formed when limestone is dissolved, causing the land a…
A large Spanish-owned estate in the Americas, often run as a…
Peninsula
A strip of land that juts out into an ocean.
Irrigation
The watering of farmland with water drawn from reservoirs or…
Chapter 10 Geography
Relief
Topography
First order
second order
vertical elevation differences upon a surface
the general term for the undulations and other variations in…
the coarsest level of landforms consisting of the continents…
intermediate level of landforms both on continents and in oce…
Relief
vertical elevation differences upon a surface
Topography
the general term for the undulations and other variations in…
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Geography chapter 10 vocabulary
Monarchy
Moor
Autobahn
Bog
government in which a king or queen rules
treeles, windy highland area with wet ground
super-highway
low swampy land
Monarchy
government in which a king or queen rules
Moor
treeles, windy highland area with wet ground
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Chapter 10 World Geography
Twelve Tables
Protestants
Franks
Renaissance
foundation of Roman law
wanted to reform Catholic Church
a Germanic people
"rebirth"
Twelve Tables
foundation of Roman law
Protestants
wanted to reform Catholic Church
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Human Geography - Chapter 10 Terms
agribusiness
agricultural revolution
agriculture
aquaculture (or aquafarming)
commercial agriculture characterized by the integration of di…
the time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
the deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
the cultivation of seafood under controlled conditions
agribusiness
commercial agriculture characterized by the integration of di…
agricultural revolution
the time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
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Geography Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Peninsula
Irrigation
Sinkhole
Hacienda
Definition: A piece of land that is surrounded by water on th…
Definition: Supplying land with water through a network of ca…
Definition: Depression in Earth's surface formed when a cave…
Definition: Spanish colonists formed large, self-sufficient f…
Peninsula
Definition: A piece of land that is surrounded by water on th…
Irrigation
Definition: Supplying land with water through a network of ca…
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