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Unit 4: Population Geography
crude birth rate
crude death rate
demography
dependency ratio
The number of live births per year per 1,000 people.
The number of deaths per year per 1,000 people.
Scientific study of human populations.
The number of people under the age of 15 and over age 64, com…
crude birth rate
The number of live births per year per 1,000 people.
crude death rate
The number of deaths per year per 1,000 people.
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Geography Unit 4
Aswan High Dam
Africa is split roughly in half by the…
Nile River
escarpment
Structure built in Egypt to help regulate the Nile River's fl…
Equator
longest River in the world
steep cliff
Aswan High Dam
Structure built in Egypt to help regulate the Nile River's fl…
Africa is split roughly in half by the…
Equator
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Unit 4 geography vocabulary
el norte
el sur
el este
el oeste
north
south
east
west
el norte
north
el sur
south
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Geography unit 4 vocabulary
Death rate
Birth rate
Population density
Population pyramid
The number of deaths per year for every 1000 people
The number of births per year for every 1000 people
The adverse number people in a square mile or square kilometer
Graph showing the percentages of males and females by age gro…
Death rate
The number of deaths per year for every 1000 people
Birth rate
The number of births per year for every 1000 people
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*COLLEGE GEOGRAPHY* Unit 4 Vocabulary
Taiga
permafrost
Siberia
Ural Mountains
a biome that contains many coniferous trees and in which rain…
soil that has been in a frozen state for two or more years
a region of central and eastern Russia, stretching from the U…
a mountain range in western Russia stretching from the Arctic…
Taiga
a biome that contains many coniferous trees and in which rain…
permafrost
soil that has been in a frozen state for two or more years
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Unit 4 Vocabulary- Geography
geographic tool
border
physical feature
physical map
a tool that tells where a place is and what it looks like
a line that shows where a state or a country ends
a place's land, water, or plant life
a map that uses color to show the types of land in a place
geographic tool
a tool that tells where a place is and what it looks like
border
a line that shows where a state or a country ends
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Unit 4 Political Geography Vocabulary
Alliance
Autocracy
Coup d'etat (Coup)
Democracy
A formal agreement or treaty between two or more nations to c…
System of government where power and authority to rule belong…
The sudden overthrow of a government by a small group of peop…
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
Alliance
A formal agreement or treaty between two or more nations to c…
Autocracy
System of government where power and authority to rule belong…
Unit 4 Vocabulary (Geography)
Fjord
Seaworks
city-state
north atlantic drift
long, narrow deep inlet of the sea b/w deep slopes. Norway, m…
structures used to control the sea's destructive impact on hu…
an autonomous political unit made up of a city and its surrou…
a current of warm water from the tropics
Fjord
long, narrow deep inlet of the sea b/w deep slopes. Norway, m…
Seaworks
structures used to control the sea's destructive impact on hu…
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World Geography Vocabulary Unit 4
desalination/desalinization
en nino
la nina
tsunami
several processes that remove excess salt and minerals from w…
abnormal weather pattern caused by the warming of the Pacific…
climate pattern with the cooling of surface ocean waters on t…
large wave on the ocean caused by an earthquake, volcanic eru…
desalination/desalinization
several processes that remove excess salt and minerals from w…
en nino
abnormal weather pattern caused by the warming of the Pacific…
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Geography vocabulary unit 4
Water cycle
Pollution
Deep-well injection
Acid rain
Movement of water from oceans to air ,to land & back to the o…
Something something unclean in the environment
The pumping of harmful waste deep into the ground
Rain or snow that carries pollution
Water cycle
Movement of water from oceans to air ,to land & back to the o…
Pollution
Something something unclean in the environment
Human Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Agriculture
Neolithic Revolution
Primogeniture
Primary Economic Activity
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
A system of inheritance in which the eldest son in a family r…
Economic activity concerned with the direct extraction of nat…
Agriculture
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
Neolithic Revolution
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
Unit 4 Vocabulary - Political Geography
Nation
State
Nation-state
Multi-nation state
A sense of unity binding the people of a state together; devo…
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
A modern concept of a government that controls an area and re…
A state with more than one nation inside its borders
Nation
A sense of unity binding the people of a state together; devo…
State
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
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Geography: Unit 4 vocabulary
apartheid
Balkanization
boundary
centrifugal force
Social policy/racial segregation involving political and econ…
Process which a state breaks down through conflicts among its…
Line that marks the extent of a state's territory.... Example:…
Force that divides people and countries.... Example: When peopl…
apartheid
Social policy/racial segregation involving political and econ…
Balkanization
Process which a state breaks down through conflicts among its…
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Unit 4 - Physical Geography 101A
What is Geomorphology?
What is Mechanical weathering?
What is Chemical weathering?
What is the Cycle of Erosion?
Study of landforms
Physical breakdown of stuff.
Weathering in the presence of water.
Erosion -> Transportation -> Deposition
What is Geomorphology?
Study of landforms
What is Mechanical weathering?
Physical breakdown of stuff.
Geography unit 4
Immigrate
Emigrate
Demography
Birth Rate
To move permanantly to another country other than one's nativ…
To leave your country of origin to live permanantly in anothe…
Study of population numbers, distribution, trends, and issues.
Number of births per 1000 people
Immigrate
To move permanantly to another country other than one's nativ…
Emigrate
To leave your country of origin to live permanantly in anothe…
Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
The average number of children that wo…
Vast treeless plains with permafrost a…
Native to a place (the original inhabi…
A seasonal wind that brings heavy rain…
fertility rate
tundra
indigenous
monsoon
The average number of children that wo…
fertility rate
Vast treeless plains with permafrost a…
tundra
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GEOGRAPHY UNIT 4
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Autocracy
form of government where political power is held with citizen…
form of government where citizens vote on everything and all…
form of government where all citizens participate, representa…
form of government where all power is held within one individ…
Democracy
form of government where political power is held with citizen…
Direct Democracy
form of government where citizens vote on everything and all…
Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Population Pyramid
Population Density
Infant Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
A visual representation of the age and sex composition of a p…
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
The annual number of infant deaths (under 1 year) per 1,000 l…
The average number of years someone is expected to live based…
Population Pyramid
A visual representation of the age and sex composition of a p…
Population Density
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
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Geography Unit 4
Adriatic Sea
Alps
Apennines
Balkan Peninsula
In between Italy and Greece
Mountains on the border of Italy and Switzerland and a bit in…
Mountains in Italy
Greece and countries surrounding
Adriatic Sea
In between Italy and Greece
Alps
Mountains on the border of Italy and Switzerland and a bit in…
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Geography Vocabulary Unit 4
Calypso
Capoeira
Caudillo
Cerrado
A style of music that began in Trinidad and combines musi…
A martial art and dance that developed in Brazil from *Ango…
A military dictator or political boss
A savanna that has flat terrain and moderate rainfall, whic…
Calypso
A style of music that began in Trinidad and combines musi…
Capoeira
A martial art and dance that developed in Brazil from *Ango…
Unit 4 Geography Vocabulary
City-State
Republic
Crusades
Renaissance
A political unit made up a city, surrounding lands
A government in which citizens elect representatives to rule…
A series of wars launched by European Christians in 1096 to c…
A time of renewed interest in learning and the arts that last…
City-State
A political unit made up a city, surrounding lands
Republic
A government in which citizens elect representatives to rule…
Unit 4 Vocabulary Terms-Human Geography
Development
Primary Sector
Secondary Sector
Tertiary Sector
Process of improving the material conditions of people throug…
Jobs that are directly connected to materials from Earth, amo…
Jobs that are connected to the manufacturing of raw materials…
Jobs that provide goods and services to people in exchange fo…
Development
Process of improving the material conditions of people throug…
Primary Sector
Jobs that are directly connected to materials from Earth, amo…
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Geography vocabulary unit 4
Calypso
Capoeira
Caudillo
Cerrado
West INDIAN MUSIC
System of physical DISCIPLINE treated as martial arts in DANC…
A MILITARY or POLITICAL leader
TROPICAL SAVANNA of brazil
Calypso
West INDIAN MUSIC
Capoeira
System of physical DISCIPLINE treated as martial arts in DANC…
UNIT 4 GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY
Nomad
Beringia
Locks
Dike
n.- a person with no permanent home who moves according to th…
n.- a land bridge thought to have connected what now are Alas…
n.- a section of waterway with closed gates where water level…
n.- an earthen bank used to direct or prevent the passage of…
Nomad
n.- a person with no permanent home who moves according to th…
Beringia
n.- a land bridge thought to have connected what now are Alas…
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Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary Terms
Tributary
Headwaters
Divide
Fall Line
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger River
The source of a stream or river
A high point or bridge that determines the direction rivers f…
A boundary in the eastern United States where the higher land…
Tributary
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger River
Headwaters
The source of a stream or river
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Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Religion
philosophy
monotheism
polytheism
an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to…
a set of ideas about how to do something or how to live.
belief in one God.
belief in more than one God.
Religion
an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to…
philosophy
a set of ideas about how to do something or how to live.
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Geography Unit 4 vocabulary
Basin
Canopy
Cash Crop
Deforestation
Broad flat, lowland area surrounded by higher land.
The umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a r…
A crop grown mostly for sale or export rather than for a farm…
Loss of forests due to widespread cutting of trees.
Basin
Broad flat, lowland area surrounded by higher land.
Canopy
The umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a r…
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Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Calypso
Capoeira
Caudillo
Cerrado
A style of music that began in Trinidad and combines musica…
A martial art and dance that developed in Brazil from A…
A military dictator or political boss
A savanna that has flat terrain and moderate rainfall, wh…
Calypso
A style of music that began in Trinidad and combines musica…
Capoeira
A martial art and dance that developed in Brazil from A…
Unit 4 Geography Vocabulary
Population pyramid
Population Density
Infant Mortality Rate
Life expentancy
A visual representation of the age and sex composition of a p…
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
The annual number of infant deaths (under 1yr) per 1,000 live…
The average number of years someone is expected to live based…
Population pyramid
A visual representation of the age and sex composition of a p…
Population Density
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
Unit 4 geography vocabulary
Population density
Population pyramid
Infant mortality
Life expectancy
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
A visual representation of the age and sex composition of a p…
The annual number of indent deaths per 1000 live births
The average number of years someone is expected to live based…
Population density
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
Population pyramid
A visual representation of the age and sex composition of a p…
Unit 4 Human Geography Vocabulary
Population
Population Density
Migration
Pull Factors
The total number of people who live in a specific place
Shows the average of how many people are living per square mi…
The process of relocating to a new region or place
Things that attract people to move to a new region (ex: money…
Population
The total number of people who live in a specific place
Population Density
Shows the average of how many people are living per square mi…
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Unit 4 Human Geography Vocabulary
Population
Population Density
Migration
Pull Factors
The total # of people that live in a specific area.
People living per square mile or kilometer.
The process of relocating to a new region.
Things that attract people to migrate to a new region.
Population
The total # of people that live in a specific area.
Population Density
People living per square mile or kilometer.
Unit 4 Vocabulary geography
Free Enterprise Economy
Mixed Economy
Command Economy
Theocracy
Goods & services are produced with distribution determined by…
Combination of free market & gov. control
Gov control
Gov ruled by religious authority
Free Enterprise Economy
Goods & services are produced with distribution determined by…
Mixed Economy
Combination of free market & gov. control
Geography Unit 4 terms
Plateau
Typhoon
Archipelago
Example of an Archipelago
A raised area of level land bordered on one or more sides by…
A tropical storm over the Pacific ocean
group of islands
Japan
Plateau
A raised area of level land bordered on one or more sides by…
Typhoon
A tropical storm over the Pacific ocean
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Unit 4 Geography Vocabulary
Sovereignty
Landlocked
Feudal System
Patriotism
Supreme power.
Having no coastline or seaport; surrounded entirely by land.
The political, military, and social system in the Middle Ages…
Devoted love, support, and defense of one's country.
Sovereignty
Supreme power.
Landlocked
Having no coastline or seaport; surrounded entirely by land.
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AP Human Geography: Unit 4 Vocabulary
Balkanization
Centripetal Force
Ethnic Cleansing
Ethnicity
The contentious political process by which a state may break…
Forces that tend to unite or bind a country together.... Exampl…
The mass expulsion or killing of members of an unwanted ethni…
Refers to a group of people who share a common identity.... Exa…
Balkanization
The contentious political process by which a state may break…
Centripetal Force
Forces that tend to unite or bind a country together.... Exampl…
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Geography vocabulary unit 4
religion
Abrahamic religion
monotheistic
Torah
A belief in a supernatural power or powers that are regarded…
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
belief in one god
Jewish holy book
religion
A belief in a supernatural power or powers that are regarded…
Abrahamic religion
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
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Geography vocabulary Unit 4
Natural resource
Renewable
Nonrenewable resource
Fossil fuels
A useful material found in the enviornment.
A resource that Earth or people can replace
A resource that cannot be replaced in a relatively short peri…
Nonrenewable resources formed over millions of years from the…
Natural resource
A useful material found in the enviornment.
Renewable
A resource that Earth or people can replace
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Unit 4 Geography Vocabulary
rain shadow
steppes
loess
annex
a region having little rainfall because it is sheltered from…
the grasslands of fertile soil suitable for farming in Russia
a type of rich, dusty-like soil
to add or attach a new piece of territory to an existing coun…
rain shadow
a region having little rainfall because it is sheltered from…
steppes
the grasslands of fertile soil suitable for farming in Russia
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GEOGRAPHY UNIT 4 VOCABULARY
European Union
Supranational Corporation
Centrifugal Force
Centripetal Force
The European Union is an economic and political union of 28 m…
A supranational union is a type of multinational political un…
Centrifugal force is an outward force apparent in a rotating…
A centripetal force (from Latin centrum "center" and petere "…
European Union
The European Union is an economic and political union of 28 m…
Supranational Corporation
A supranational union is a type of multinational political un…
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Unit 4 Vocabulary: Geography
City-state
Republic
Crusades
Renaissance
A political unit made up of a city and its surrounding lands
A government in which citizens elect representatives to rule…
A series of wars launched by European Christians in 1096 to c…
A time of renewed interest in learning and the arts that last…
City-state
A political unit made up of a city and its surrounding lands
Republic
A government in which citizens elect representatives to rule…
19 terms
Unit 4: Political Geography Vocabulary
Balance of Power
Boundary
City State
Colonialism
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.…
A sovereign state compromising a city and it's immediate hint…
attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of Power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.…
20 terms
Unit 4 geography vocabulary
Holocaust
Berlin Wall
Nordic countries
Silicon Glen
Mass murder of Jews carried out by the nazi government of Ger…
Built in 1961, the wall divided east and west Germany.
Countries of Northern Europe, including Denmark, Finland, Ice…
The section of Scotland between Glasgow and Edinburgh, known…
Holocaust
Mass murder of Jews carried out by the nazi government of Ger…
Berlin Wall
Built in 1961, the wall divided east and west Germany.
Unit 4 Vocabulary Geography
Appalachian Mountains
Assimilation
Beringa
Canadian Shield
a mountain range in eastern North America which creates a bar…
the process of adjusting to the customs and attitudes of a gr…
a region around Russia, Alaska and Northern Canada, where the…
a large area of exposed rock that forms the core of North Ame…
Appalachian Mountains
a mountain range in eastern North America which creates a bar…
Assimilation
the process of adjusting to the customs and attitudes of a gr…
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Geography Vocabulary Unit 4
culture
cultural health
ethnic group
innovation
the total knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by and p…
the heartland or place of origin of a major culture; a site o…
a group of people who share language, customs, and a common h…
taking existing elements of society and creating something ne…
culture
the total knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by and p…
cultural health
the heartland or place of origin of a major culture; a site o…
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Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
glaciation
dike
polder
fjord
the process in which glaciers formed and spread
large banks of earth and stone, to hold back water
drained and kept dry by windmills
long, narrow, steep-sided inlets carved out from glaciation
glaciation
the process in which glaciers formed and spread
dike
large banks of earth and stone, to hold back water
Human Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Rim land Theory
World Systems Theory
Forward Capital
Irredentism
Nicholas Spykman's theory that the domination of the coastal…
World Systems Theory states that there is a world economic sy…
A forward capital is a symbolically relocated capital city us…
The policy of a state wishing to incorporate within itself te…
Rim land Theory
Nicholas Spykman's theory that the domination of the coastal…
World Systems Theory
World Systems Theory states that there is a world economic sy…
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Geography Unit 4. Vocabulary
Socialism
Communism
Democracy
Dictatorship
An economic system in which the government owns and controls…
An economic and political system in which the government owns…
A system of government in which the people decide who will go…
A single person or small group that exercises complete power…
Socialism
An economic system in which the government owns and controls…
Communism
An economic and political system in which the government owns…
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Geography Vocabulary Unit 4
Doubling Time
Economics
Federal System
Migration
- The number of years it takes for a population to double in…
- Seeks to describe the factors which determine the productio…
- form of government in which powers are divided between the…
- To move from one place to another
Doubling Time
- The number of years it takes for a population to double in…
Economics
- Seeks to describe the factors which determine the productio…
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Unit 4 Geography Vocabulary
apartheid
Balkanization
boundary
centrifugal force
Being literally apart. A system of racial segregation in Sout…
The process of fragmentation or division of a region/state in…
Vertical planes that go through states, rocks, & airspace... EX…
Forces that divide a country internally, religiously, etc.... E…
apartheid
Being literally apart. A system of racial segregation in Sout…
Balkanization
The process of fragmentation or division of a region/state in…
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