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Mexico/Central/Southern American Countries and Capitals
Mexico
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Guatemala
Mexico City
Havana
Santo Domingo
Guatemala City
Mexico
Mexico City
Cuba
Havana
World Geography-Mexico Vocabulary
Rio Grande
peninsula
Gulf of Mexico
Pacific Ocean
the river that forms part of the border between the US and Me…
land surrounded on three sides by water
body of water on Mexico's east side
body of water on Mexico's west side
Rio Grande
the river that forms part of the border between the US and Me…
peninsula
land surrounded on three sides by water
12 terms
Geography of Southern Asia Vocabulary
subcontinent
Northern Plains
Deccan Plateau
Northern Mountain Rim
a large landmass that is part of a continent but that has its…
plains that lie between the Himalaya Mountains and southern I…
a plateau that makes up most of southern India
made up of several mountain ranges that form a wall that sepa…
subcontinent
a large landmass that is part of a continent but that has its…
Northern Plains
plains that lie between the Himalaya Mountains and southern I…
8 terms
7th Geography Mexico Vocabulary
altitude
aqueduct
Mexican Revolution
free market
height above sea level
channel that moves water over a long distance
armed rebellion in which the Mexican people fought for politi…
economic market in which businesses operate with few governme…
altitude
height above sea level
aqueduct
channel that moves water over a long distance
16 terms
North American Geography - Canada and Mexico
1763 Treaty of Paris
1774 Quebec Act
1783 Treaty of Paris
1791 Constitutional Act
British take control of French possessions in Canada
British needed more support, so they recognized the French Ca…
Ended the Revolutionary War
Appeased Anglophones; Separated Quebec into Upper and Lower C…
1763 Treaty of Paris
British take control of French possessions in Canada
1774 Quebec Act
British needed more support, so they recognized the French Ca…
7 terms
Latin American, Venezuela and Mexico Geography
Atacama Desert
Amazon River and Brazilian HIghlands
Sierra Madre Mountains
Deforestation due to logging farming a…
Which Latin American physical feature is known as the driest…
Which Latin American physical feature is located primarily in…
Which Latin American physical feature is located throughout M…
what is the greatest threat to the Amazon region of Brazil?
Atacama Desert
Which Latin American physical feature is known as the driest…
Amazon River and Brazilian HIghlands
Which Latin American physical feature is located primarily in…
American History: Southern Colonies Vocabulary
gentlemen
palisade
cash crop
slave
In England in the 1600s, a man who belonged to the upper class
A fence of large pointed stakes, or posts, to protect against…
A crop that a farmer grows in large amounts to sell; in the S…
A person forced to work for no wages; considered property
gentlemen
In England in the 1600s, a man who belonged to the upper class
palisade
A fence of large pointed stakes, or posts, to protect against…
6 terms
Mexico Vocabulary: Physical Geography
Rio Bravo (Rio Grande)
peninsula
Baja California
Gulf of Mexico
river that forms part of the border between Mexico and the Un…
piece of land surrounded on three sides by water
south into the Pacific Ocean, a peninsula located in Mexico
a large gulf off the southeastern coast of North America
Rio Bravo (Rio Grande)
river that forms part of the border between Mexico and the Un…
peninsula
piece of land surrounded on three sides by water
21 terms
Central/Southern American Vocabulary
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
22 terms
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN ASIA GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY
Subcontinent
Himalayas
Northern Plains
Deccan Plateau
a large landmass that is part of a continent, but geographica…
mountain range that runs across northern India and contains M…
plain that lies between Himalayas and southern India. Between…
plateau that makes up most of southern India
Subcontinent
a large landmass that is part of a continent, but geographica…
Himalayas
mountain range that runs across northern India and contains M…
20 terms
Geography Mexico Vocabulary Words
irrigation
civilization
empire
pyramid
the watering of dry farm land by means of ditches or pipes
a high level of culture that includes writing
a group of countries or cultures under a single ruler
a structure with a square base and four triangle-shaped sides…
irrigation
the watering of dry farm land by means of ditches or pipes
civilization
a high level of culture that includes writing
Mexico Geography Vocabulary
Indigenous
mestizo
urbanization
glyph
people descended from areas
a blending of people of Native American and European desent
natural population growth with urban areas
picture writing carved in stone on temples to honor mayah god…
Indigenous
people descended from areas
mestizo
a blending of people of Native American and European desent
10 terms
Southern and Eastern Asia Geography Vocabulary
Ganges River
Huang He River (Yellow River)
Indus River
Mekong River
begins at the Himalayan Mountains and empties to the Indian O…
China's second longest river; called "China's Sorrow" for its…
begins in the Himalayan Mountains and empties into the Arabia…
flows from China to Vietnam; one of the region's most importa…
Ganges River
begins at the Himalayan Mountains and empties to the Indian O…
Huang He River (Yellow River)
China's second longest river; called "China's Sorrow" for its…
8 terms
Geography of Mexico: Vocabulary
ecosystem
collapse
urban
rural
A group of plants or animals that depend on each other and th…
To crumble or fall
Located in cities
Settlement on the countryside (rather than the town)
ecosystem
A group of plants or animals that depend on each other and th…
collapse
To crumble or fall
18 terms
Geography Mexico Vocabulary Test
isthmus
peninsula
plateau
sierra
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
piece of land surrounded by water
A raised plain that covers a large area
a rugged chain of mountains
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
peninsula
piece of land surrounded by water
Southern and Eastern Asia Geography Vocabulary
Ganges River
Huang He River (Yellow River)
Indus River
Mekong River
begins at the Himalayan Mountains and empties to the Indian O…
China's second longest river; called "China's Sorrow" for its…
begins in the Himalayan Mountains and empties into the Arabia…
flows from China to Vietnam; one of the region's most importa…
Ganges River
begins at the Himalayan Mountains and empties to the Indian O…
Huang He River (Yellow River)
China's second longest river; called "China's Sorrow" for its…
23 terms
Capitols of Southern/Central American Countries (Mexico and bodies of water included)
México (DF)
Guatemala
San Salvador
Tegucigalpa
México
Guatemala
el Salvador
Honduras
México (DF)
México
Guatemala
Guatemala
22 terms
Discovering World Geography- Mexico, Central American, and the Caribbean Islands
isthmus
tierra caliente
tierra templada
tierra fria
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
the warmest climate zone, located at lower elevations
a temperate climate zone, located at mid-level elevations
a colder climate zone, located at higher elevations
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
tierra caliente
the warmest climate zone, located at lower elevations
Geography Chapter 10 Mexico Vocabulary
plateau
peninsula
irrigation
sinkhole
an area of high, flat land
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…
plateau
an area of high, flat land
peninsula
a strip of land that juts out into an ocean
5 terms
Latin American, Venezuela and Mexico Geography 2
False: Many ports and easy access to t…
True: Most live in the central plateau
False: Much of Mexico is dry and mount…
False: Most people live in cities but…
True or False: the location of Mexico makes trading difficult
True or False: most people in Mexico live in the central part…
True or False: Mexico's terrain is primarily tropical beaches…
True or False: Many people live along the coast of Venezuela…
False: Many ports and easy access to t…
True or False: the location of Mexico makes trading difficult
True: Most live in the central plateau
True or False: most people in Mexico live in the central part…
Geography chapter 6 vocabulary Mexico
Land bridge
Peninsula
Latitude
Altitude
Narrow strip of land that joins two larger landmasses.
Piece of land with water on three sides.
Location north or south of the equator.
Height above sea level.
Land bridge
Narrow strip of land that joins two larger landmasses.
Peninsula
Piece of land with water on three sides.
16 terms
Geography Vocabulary-Chapter 9 Mexico
Conquistador
Cultural Convergence
Caudillo
Pampas
A conqueror, especially one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexi…
The tendency for cultures to become more alike as they increa…
(In Spanish-speaking regions) a military or political leader.
Extensive, treeless plains in South America.
Conquistador
A conqueror, especially one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexi…
Cultural Convergence
The tendency for cultures to become more alike as they increa…
11 terms
World Geography Vocabulary #8: Mexico
Indigenous
Mestizo
Urbanization
Glyph
peoples descended from an area's first inhabitants
a blending of Native American and European descent
the migration of people from the countryside to cities and th…
picture writings, carved in stone, on temples to honor Mayan…
Indigenous
peoples descended from an area's first inhabitants
Mestizo
a blending of Native American and European descent
14 terms
Geography Vocabulary for Southern and Eastern Africa
Great Rift Valley
Serengeti Plain
Poaching
Ecotourism
A long, unusually flat area between areas of higher ground in…
The most famous part of the savanna is in Kenya and Tanzania
Illegal hunting
A kind of tourism in which people learn about conservation an…
Great Rift Valley
A long, unusually flat area between areas of higher ground in…
Serengeti Plain
The most famous part of the savanna is in Kenya and Tanzania
20 terms
World Geography- Southern Europe Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Mediterranean Sea
Pyrenees
Apennines
Alps
a sea between Europe and Africa
a high mountain range between Spain and France
the major mountain range on the Italian Peninsula
a great mountain system in central Europe
Mediterranean Sea
a sea between Europe and Africa
Pyrenees
a high mountain range between Spain and France
12 terms
World Geography: Chapter 12 - Southern Europe vocabulary
Massifs
access
tungsten
resouces
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
a way to approach or enter a place
an extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
a usable stock or supply
Massifs
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
access
a way to approach or enter a place
17 terms
World Geography Mexico Vocabulary 9th Grade
Isthmus
Conquistadores
Mestizos
Dictator
Narrow strip of land with water on either side connecting two…
Spanish conquerors of foreign lands during the colonial era.
People of mixed european and American indian ancestry.
A leader who rules with almost absolute authority
Isthmus
Narrow strip of land with water on either side connecting two…
Conquistadores
Spanish conquerors of foreign lands during the colonial era.
11 terms
Geography Vocabulary #8 (Latin America #2: Mexico)
indigenous
mestizo
urbanization
glyph
peoples descended from an area's first inhabitants
the blending of peoples of Native American and European descent
the migration of people from the countryside to cities and th…
picture writing carved in stone, on temples to honor Mayan go…
indigenous
peoples descended from an area's first inhabitants
mestizo
the blending of peoples of Native American and European descent
Southern and Eastern Asia Geography Vocabulary Words
Ganges River
Indus River
Yangtze River
Mekong River
A river of South Asia that flows southeast from the Himalayas…
A river that flows from Tibet, through the Himalayas and Hind…
is the Longest major river in China
A major river that runs from southern China through Laos, Cam…
Ganges River
A river of South Asia that flows southeast from the Himalayas…
Indus River
A river that flows from Tibet, through the Himalayas and Hind…
Human Geography of Northern, Northwestern and Southern Europe Vocabulary
entrepot
welfare state
Industrial revolution
industrial capitalism
commercial center where goods are received and reshipped
a state that assumes primary responsibility for the social we…
beginning in the the 1700s, the rapid, major change in the ec…
an economic system in which business leaders use profits to e…
entrepot
commercial center where goods are received and reshipped
welfare state
a state that assumes primary responsibility for the social we…
13 terms
Chapter 7 Mexico: World Geography Vocabulary
Land Bridge
Seismic
Vertical Climate Zone
Mestizo
A strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
Relating to or caused by an earthquake.
A climate zone that occurs as elevation increases, with its o…
Refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descent.
Land Bridge
A strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
Seismic
Relating to or caused by an earthquake.
25 terms
Southern and Eastern Asia Geography vocabulary terms
Indonesia
Huang He(yellow river)
Korean peninsula
Bay of Bengal
Indonesia
Huang He(yellow river)
11 terms
World Geography, Mexico, Central American & Caribbean, Short Answer
Roman Catholic
Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Great…
Cuba, Jamaica, Hispanela, Puerto Rico
Language and religion
What (main) religion do most people practice in Mexico and Ce…
List 4 culture regions of Mexico
List 4 islands that made up Greater Antilles
How did Spanish rule influence Mexico's culture
Roman Catholic
What (main) religion do most people practice in Mexico and Ce…
Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Great…
List 4 culture regions of Mexico
22 terms
American History--Geography Review Vocabulary
mountain
climate
river
lake
a very high hill
weather over a long period
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
a large area of water with land all around it
mountain
a very high hill
climate
weather over a long period
Chapter 7 Mexico: World Geography Vocabulary
Land Bridge
Seismic
Vertical Climate Zone
Mestizo
A strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
Relating to or caused by an earthquake.
A climate zone that occurs as elevation increases, with its o…
Refers to people of mixed indigenous and European descent.
Land Bridge
A strip of land that connects two larger landmasses, enabling…
Seismic
Relating to or caused by an earthquake.
Geography ch.12 southern + Eastern vocabulary words
Dry farming
Autonomy
Subsidies
Command economy
Agriculture that conserves water and uses crops and growing m…
Having independence from another country
Actual payment made by a government to support a particular g…
Economic system in which the government decides how resources…
Dry farming
Agriculture that conserves water and uses crops and growing m…
Autonomy
Having independence from another country
Espanol 4 Honors: Test on Mexico and Central American Geography
Cuales son los países que forman el co…
Qué países están al sur de México?
Cuál de los países es más grande, Méxi…
Qué Océana está en el oeste de México?
Méxcio, E.E.U.U, y Canada
Guatemala y Belice
México
El Océano Pacífico
Cuales son los países que forman el co…
Méxcio, E.E.U.U, y Canada
Qué países están al sur de México?
Guatemala y Belice
American geography vocabulary
Tributary
Continental divide
Basin
Contiguous
A smaller stream and river that flows into a larger stream or…
An area of high ground that divides the flow of rivers toward…
A generally flat region surrounded by higher land such as mou…
States that are connected or border one another
Tributary
A smaller stream and river that flows into a larger stream or…
Continental divide
An area of high ground that divides the flow of rivers toward…
22 terms
Discovering World Geography (Western Hemisphere) Chapter 7 - Mexico, Central American, and the Caribbean Islands
isthmus
tierra caliente
tierra templada
tierra fria
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
the warmest climate zone, located at lower elevations
a temperate climate zone, located at mid-level elevations
a colder climate zone, located at higher elevations
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
tierra caliente
the warmest climate zone, located at lower elevations
Geography and Native American Vocabulary
Reservations
Missionary
Kiva
Adobe
Land set aside by the givernment for use by indian people
Person sent to a place to convert to a new religion.
Large room used for meetings and religios ceremonies.
Mix of wet clay and straw made into bricks and dried in sun.
Reservations
Land set aside by the givernment for use by indian people
Missionary
Person sent to a place to convert to a new religion.
22 terms
Discovering World Geography (Western Hemisphere) Chapter 7 - Mexico, Central American, and the Caribbean Islands
isthmus
tierra caliente
tierra templada
tierra fria
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
the warmest climate zone, located at lower elevations
a temperate climate zone, located at mid-level elevations
a colder climate zone, located at higher elevations
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
tierra caliente
the warmest climate zone, located at lower elevations
11 terms
Native American and geography vocabulary
Coast
Cultural region
Culture
environment
Land next to the ocean
People who share a similar culture in the same geographic reg…
The common values and traditions of a society, such as langua…
The climate and landscape that surrounds living things
Coast
Land next to the ocean
Cultural region
People who share a similar culture in the same geographic reg…
17 terms
5) American Geography Vocabulary
Tributary
Continental Divide
Basin
Contiguous
A smaller stream or river that flows into a larger stream or…
An arena of higher ground that divides that flow of rivers to…
A (usually) flat region of land surrounded by higher land suc…
States that are connected or boarded one another
Tributary
A smaller stream or river that flows into a larger stream or…
Continental Divide
An arena of higher ground that divides that flow of rivers to…
World Geography- Unit 4 Southern and Eastern Asia Vocabulary
Pacific Rim
Ring of Fire
Polytheism
Outsourcing
- The land surrounding the outskirts of the Pacific Ocean
- A low-lying area of the Pacific Ocean where a large number…
- The belief in multiple gods or deities
- An economic strategy to send work outside of the country to…
Pacific Rim
- The land surrounding the outskirts of the Pacific Ocean
Ring of Fire
- A low-lying area of the Pacific Ocean where a large number…
14 terms
American Geography Unit and its Vocabulary
What are the 4 state capitals that are…
What is the highest peak in the US and…
What 4 states border each other at one…
William Penn
Madison, WI; Jefferson City, MO; Lincoln, NE; Jackson, MS
Denali, in Alaska, has an elevation of 20,310 feet
New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah
Real Estate entrepreneur and Quaker from England who helped e…
What are the 4 state capitals that are…
Madison, WI; Jefferson City, MO; Lincoln, NE; Jackson, MS
What is the highest peak in the US and…
Denali, in Alaska, has an elevation of 20,310 feet
20 terms
Vocabulary - Geography and Native Americans
Culture
Human Geography
Physical geography
Drought
Customs, ideas, beliefs, and skills of a people
Learning about people and their ways
Learning about land and its feature
Long period when rain falls at a much slower rate than usual
Culture
Customs, ideas, beliefs, and skills of a people
Human Geography
Learning about people and their ways
Vocabulary 12 Latin American Geography
Pacific Ocean
Caribbean Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Panama Canal
ocean extending from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic regio…
arm of the Atlantic bounded on N & E by West Indies, on S by…
inlet of the Atlantic on SE coast of North America
a canal extending SE from the Atlantic to the Pacific across…
Pacific Ocean
ocean extending from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic regio…
Caribbean Sea
arm of the Atlantic bounded on N & E by West Indies, on S by…
20 terms
Geography and Native Americans Vocabulary
Culture
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Drought
customs, ideas, beliefs and skills of a people
learning about people and their ways
learning about land and its feature
long period where rain falls at a much lower rate than usual
Culture
customs, ideas, beliefs and skills of a people
Human Geography
learning about people and their ways
18 terms
Geography and Native American Vocabulary Quiz
Geography
Trend
Climate
Drought
an area of study that deals with the location of countries, c…
to show a tendency
the usual weather conditions in a particular place or region
a long period of time during which there is very little or no…
Geography
an area of study that deals with the location of countries, c…
Trend
to show a tendency
16 terms
Geography and native Americans vocabulary
Border
Climate
Colony
Confederacy
A line that people agree on that divides one place from another
The pattern of weather of a certain place over many years
A settlement made by people who leave their own country to se…
A league of persons, groups or states
Border
A line that people agree on that divides one place from another
Climate
The pattern of weather of a certain place over many years
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