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Unit 4 Geography Vocabulary
Animism
Buddhism
Christianity
Confucianism
the belief that inanimate objects, such as trees, rocks and r…
a religion that believes that enlightenment will come through…
Religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus
A philosophy of ethnics, education, and public service based…
Animism
the belief that inanimate objects, such as trees, rocks and r…
Buddhism
a religion that believes that enlightenment will come through…
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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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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 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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Unit 4 Geography Europe
Dry Farming
Acid Rain
Meltwater
Acid Deposition
Way of farming in dry areas that produces crops without any i…
Pollution, containing acid-producing chemicals, combined with…
Result of melting snow and ice
Wet or dry acid pollution that falls to the ground
Dry Farming
Way of farming in dry areas that produces crops without any i…
Acid Rain
Pollution, containing acid-producing chemicals, combined with…
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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 - 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.
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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 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…
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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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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…
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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
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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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 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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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
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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…
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Unit 4: Political Geography
Antecedent Boundaries
Centrifugal Forces
Centripetal Forces
Colonialism
A boundary line established before an area is populated, for…
Forces that tend to divide a country
Forces that tend untie or bind a country together
The expansion and perpetuation of an empire
Antecedent Boundaries
A boundary line established before an area is populated, for…
Centrifugal Forces
Forces that tend to divide a country
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Geography Alive! Unit 4 - Europe
Supranational cooporation
Centripetal forces
Centrifugal forces
European Union
A form of international cooperation in which countries give u…
The forces that unite people and countries. (This bucket is h…
The forces that divide people and countries
A supranational organization through which a number of Europe…
Supranational cooporation
A form of international cooperation in which countries give u…
Centripetal forces
The forces that unite people and countries. (This bucket is h…
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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…
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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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Unit 4 Political Geography
Nation
State
Nation-state
Stateless nation
tightly knit group of people sharing a common language, ethni…
politically organized territory administered y a sovereign go…
a state whose population possesses a substantial degree of cu…
a nations without a state (e.g., Kurds, Palestinians, ...).
Nation
tightly knit group of people sharing a common language, ethni…
State
politically organized territory administered y a sovereign go…
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Geography Unit 4
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Caribbean Sea
Rio Grande River
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
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Unit 4 Political Geography
boundary
city-state
colonialism
colony
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
a territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
city-state
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
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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.
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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: Cultural Geography - Pop & Folk Culture
culture
folk culture
pop culture
taboo
shared experiences, characteristics, and activities of a grou…
practiced traditionally by small homogenous groups living in…
practices shared by lots of heterogenous groups that are cons…
a restriciton against a certain behavior imposed by social cu…
culture
shared experiences, characteristics, and activities of a grou…
folk culture
practiced traditionally by small homogenous groups living in…
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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.…
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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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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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World Geography Vocabulary: Unit 4
Altiplano
Archipelago
Biodiversity
Brain Drain
the high tableland of central South America.... ex: Peruvian And…
a group of islands... ex: Belcher Islands are an archipelago
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
the emigration of highly trained or intelligent people from a…
Altiplano
the high tableland of central South America.... ex: Peruvian And…
Archipelago
a group of islands... ex: Belcher Islands are an archipelago
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Unit 4: Political Geography
Antecedent Boundaries
Centrifugal Forces
Centripetal Forces
Colonialism
A boundary line established before an area is populated, for…
Forces that tend to divide a country
Forces that tend untie or bind a country together
The expansion and perpetuation of an empire
Antecedent Boundaries
A boundary line established before an area is populated, for…
Centrifugal Forces
Forces that tend to divide a country
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World Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Articles of Confederation
Ratified
Shays' Rebellion
Constitutional Convention
The original constitution (1781)
Sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreem…
A group of farmers burned down courthouses in protest of Mass…
Gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or re…
Articles of Confederation
The original constitution (1781)
Ratified
Sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreem…
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Vocabulary Unit 4: Political Geography
State
Territoriality
Sovereignty
Territorial integrity
a nation or territory considered as an organized political co…
a term associated with nonverbal communication that refers to…
the authority of a state to govern itself or another state.... "…
the principle under international law that nation-states shou…
State
a nation or territory considered as an organized political co…
Territoriality
a term associated with nonverbal communication that refers to…
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Unit 4 - Political Geography (Definitions)
Allocation Boundary Dispute
Anocracy
Antecedent Boundary
Autocracy
A boundary dispute over resources
A country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
A boundary designed by the physical landscape before large sc…
A country run according to the interests of the ruler rather…
Allocation Boundary Dispute
A boundary dispute over resources
Anocracy
A country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
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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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unit 4 human geography vocabulary
population
population density
migration
pull factors
the total number of people who live in a pacific place
shows the average of how many people are living per sq.mile o…
the process of relocating to a new region or place
things that attract people to migrate to a new region (money,…
population
the total number of people who live in a pacific place
population density
shows the average of how many people are living per sq.mile o…
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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…
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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…
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Geography Unit 4 vocabulary
Basin
Canopy
Cash crop
Deforestation
Broad flat low land area surrouned by higher land
The umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a r…
A crop ground mostly for sale or export rather than more farm…
Loss of forests due to widespread cutting trees
Basin
Broad flat low land area surrouned by higher land
Canopy
The umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a r…
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unit 4 vocabulary: geography
land bridge
seismic
mestizo
conquistador
strip of land that connects two larger land masses. enabling…
relating to or caused by an earthquake
refers to people of mixed indigenous and european descent
spanish soldier who participated in conquest of indigenous pe…
land bridge
strip of land that connects two larger land masses. enabling…
seismic
relating to or caused by an earthquake
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AP Human Geography :Unit 4 (Political Geography) Vocabulary
Balance of power
Boundary
City-state
Colonialism
Conditions of roughly equal strength between opposing countri…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory.... E…
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of power
Conditions of roughly equal strength between opposing countri…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory.... E…
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AP Human Geography 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 comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
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
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Unit 4 Vocabulary - AP Human Geography
*Balkanization
Binational/Multinational State
Centrifugal Force
Centripetal Force
a process when a country breaks down into smaller pieces beca…
a state that contains more than one nation
Oppose centripetal forces. Destabilizes the gov't & encourage…
An attitude that tends to unify ppl & enhance support from a…
*Balkanization
a process when a country breaks down into smaller pieces beca…
Binational/Multinational State
a state that contains more than one nation
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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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Unit 4: Economic Geography & Development
acid rain
agglomeration
animate power
Assembly line production/Fordism
Rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants.
Grouping together of many firms from the same industry in a s…
Power supplied by people or animals.
system of workers and machinery in which a product is assembl…
acid rain
Rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants.
agglomeration
Grouping together of many firms from the same industry in a s…
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Geography vocabulary unit 4
Calypso
Capoeira
Caudillo
Cerrado
A type of African music that began in Tinadad and combines mu…
A material art and dance that developed in Brazil from Angola…
A military leader or dictator.
A savanna that has flat terrain and moderate rainfall, witch…
Calypso
A type of African music that began in Tinadad and combines mu…
Capoeira
A material art and dance that developed in Brazil from Angola…
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Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Calypso
Capoeira
Caudillo
Cerrado
the style of music that began in the Trinidad and combines mu…
a martial art and dance that developed in Brazil from Angolan…
a military DICTATOR or political boss
a SAVANNA that has flat terrain and moderate rainfall, which…
Calypso
the style of music that began in the Trinidad and combines mu…
Capoeira
a martial art and dance that developed in Brazil from Angolan…
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Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Fjord
Uplands
Peat
North Atlantic Drift
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes.
An area of high or hilly land.
Partially decayed plant matter found in bogs.
A current or warm water from the tropics.
Fjord
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes.
Uplands
An area of high or hilly land.
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