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50 terms
Political Geography
conservative
liberal
reactionary
radical
A person whose pol. views favor more local, limited govt, les…
A person whose views favor more govt involvemnt in business,…
An extreme conservative, wants to go back to way things were…
An extreme liberal, want to bring about new ideas/political o…
conservative
A person whose pol. views favor more local, limited govt, les…
liberal
A person whose views favor more govt involvemnt in business,…
19 terms
Political Geography
Unitary system
Federal system
autocracy
monarchy
form of government in which all key powers are given to the n…
a form of government in which powers are divided between the…
a system of government in which one person rules with unlimit…
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
Unitary system
form of government in which all key powers are given to the n…
Federal system
a form of government in which powers are divided between the…
57 terms
Political Geography
Frontier
City-state
State
Territory
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
Area of land controlled by a nation.
Frontier
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
City-state
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
9 terms
Political Geography
compact state
elongated state
fragmented state
landlocked state
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
A state with a long narrow shape.
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territo…
A state that does not have a direct outlet to the sea.
compact state
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
elongated state
A state with a long narrow shape.
27 terms
Political Geography
Iraq
Iran
Saudi Arabia
Israel
Iraq
Iran
13 terms
Political Geography
state
nation
nation-state
democracy
area with its own government and legislature and control over…
refers to a group of people with a common culture living in a…
When a nation and a state occupy the same territory.
government in which citizens hold political power either dire…
state
area with its own government and legislature and control over…
nation
refers to a group of people with a common culture living in a…
18 terms
Political Geography
supranational cooperation
centripetal forces
How did the European Union begin?
sovereignty
states (countries give up some control of their affairs to ac…
forces that unite people and countries
began with the establishment of a common market after World W…
the ability of a state (country) to govern itself
supranational cooperation
states (countries give up some control of their affairs to ac…
centripetal forces
forces that unite people and countries
19 terms
Political Geography
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
69 terms
Political Geography
Annexation
Antecedent boundary
Buffer state
Capital
the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory)…
a boundary that existed before the cultural landscape emerged…
a small neutral state between two rival powers
Principle city in a state or country where the government is…
Annexation
the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory)…
Antecedent boundary
a boundary that existed before the cultural landscape emerged…
25 terms
Political Geography
Political Geography
Compact
Fragmented
Perforated
The study of the interaction of a geographical... area and polit…
The distance from the center to any boundary is similar
A state that is separated by a physical or human barrier
A state that completely surrounds another state
Political Geography
The study of the interaction of a geographical... area and polit…
Compact
The distance from the center to any boundary is similar
30 terms
Political Geography
Allocation boundary disputes
Buffer state
City-state
Colonialism
Disputes that usually involve conflicting claims to the natur…
A country that lies between two states in conflict but remain…
A state that is comprised of a large urban area or city (e.g.…
The practice of establishing political dominance over another…
Allocation boundary disputes
Disputes that usually involve conflicting claims to the natur…
Buffer state
A country that lies between two states in conflict but remain…
8 terms
Political Geography
compact state
elongated state
fragmented state
landlocked state
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
A state with a long narrow shape.
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territo…
A state that does not have a direct outlet to the sea.
compact state
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
elongated state
A state with a long narrow shape.
10 terms
Unit #3 Political Geography
government
limited government
unlimited government
state
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws
a government whose actions are restricted in order to protect…
a government that has the power to make all decisions, no mat…
a region that shares a common government
government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws
limited government
a government whose actions are restricted in order to protect…
65 terms
Chapter 8: Political Geography
Political Geography
Geopolitics
Nation
State
the spatial study of the organization and distribution of pol…
the study of the influence of such factors as geography, econ…
a group of people with unifying cultural characteristics and…
this is an area organized into a political unit and ruled by…
Political Geography
the spatial study of the organization and distribution of pol…
Geopolitics
the study of the influence of such factors as geography, econ…
15 terms
Political geography
Democracy
Theocracy
Monarchy
dictatorship
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
A state whose government is either believed to be divinely gu…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
Democracy
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
Theocracy
A state whose government is either believed to be divinely gu…
10 terms
Political Geography
State
Population
Territory
Sovereignty
a body of people living in a defined space with the power to…
people who are the members or citizens of a state
the area in which a state's rules apply
the ability to rule absolutely within a territory
State
a body of people living in a defined space with the power to…
Population
people who are the members or citizens of a state
10 terms
Political Geography
Political Spectrum
Communism
Facism
Capitalism
System of classifying different political positions
System of social organization in which all property is owned…
Authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of governme…
Economic and political system in which a country's trade and…
Political Spectrum
System of classifying different political positions
Communism
System of social organization in which all property is owned…
22 terms
Political Geography
City-state
Colonialism
Compact state definition
Elongated state definition
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
A state with a long, narrow shape.
City-state
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
38 terms
Political geography
Democracy
Theocracy
Monarchy
dictatorship
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
A state whose government is either believed to be divinely gu…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
Democracy
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
Theocracy
A state whose government is either believed to be divinely gu…
23 terms
Unit 6 Political Geography
ethnicity
race
racism
state
the identity of a group of people who share the cultural trad…
is the identity of a group of people who share a common ances…
a belief that race determines certain human traits and abilit…
a state is an area organized into a political unit and ruled…
ethnicity
the identity of a group of people who share the cultural trad…
race
is the identity of a group of people who share a common ances…
20 terms
Political Geography
-ist
-logy
-ism
-cracy
one who (person who)
study of
system based on a belief
type of government
-ist
one who (person who)
-logy
study of
24 terms
Political Geography
Political State
Boundary
Gerrymandering
Elongated State
Single government in a defined geographic location.
Vertical plane cutting through both air and rock.
Redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose of benefitin…
A state whose territory is long and narrow in shape.
Political State
Single government in a defined geographic location.
Boundary
Vertical plane cutting through both air and rock.
30 terms
Political Geography
Socialism
Communism
Democracy
Dictatorship
- a way of organizing a society in which major industries are…
- a totalitarian system of government in which a single autho…
- a form of government in which people choose leaders by voting
- A single person or small group exercises complete power ove…
Socialism
- a way of organizing a society in which major industries are…
Communism
- a totalitarian system of government in which a single autho…
99 terms
Political Geography
Frontier
City-state
State
Territory
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
Area of land controlled by a nation.
Frontier
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
City-state
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
33 terms
Political Geography: Chapter 8
state
nation
nation-state
democracy
area with its own government and legislature and control over…
refers to a group of people with a common culture living in a…
When a nation and a state occupy the same territory.
government in which citizens hold political power either dire…
state
area with its own government and legislature and control over…
nation
refers to a group of people with a common culture living in a…
50 terms
Political Geography
Politics
Political Geography
How does space affect political proces…
International Relations (Geopolitics)
Method of maintaining, managing, and gaining control of gover…
The spatial analysis of political phenomena and processes.
...
the study of the relationships among politics, geography, eco…
Politics
Method of maintaining, managing, and gaining control of gover…
Political Geography
The spatial analysis of political phenomena and processes.
18 terms
Geography: 4.3 - Political Geography
State
Nation
Nation- State
Stateless Nation
an independent unit that occupies a specific territory and ha…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
When a nation and a state occupy the same territory.
a nation that does not to have its own territory. Examples in…
State
an independent unit that occupies a specific territory and ha…
Nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
16 terms
Political Geography
government
political geographers
citizen
limited government
organization that keeps order, set rules, an provides service…
study boundaries between different places, where different ty…
a person who lives within a territory of a government and is…
does not have complete control over its citizens.... Ex.The Unit…
government
organization that keeps order, set rules, an provides service…
political geographers
study boundaries between different places, where different ty…
19 terms
Political Geography
compact state
elongated state
fragmented state
landlocked state
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
A state with a long narrow shape.
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territo…
A state that does not have a direct outlet to the sea.
compact state
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
elongated state
A state with a long narrow shape.
22 terms
Political Geography
autocracy
monarchy
dictatorship
totalitarianism
government in which one person has all the power: 2 different…
a king or queen rule the country; they usually come to power…
government where one leader has absolute control of peoples l…
the government has control of all aspects of the peoples lives
autocracy
government in which one person has all the power: 2 different…
monarchy
a king or queen rule the country; they usually come to power…
25 terms
Political Geography
Sovereignty
State
Nation
gerrymandering
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
A large body of people, associated with a particular territor…
Changing political boundaries to give a better chance of winn…
Sovereignty
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
State
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
43 terms
Political Geography
State
Territory
Territoriality
Sovereignty
politically organized territory with a permanent population,…
Fixed, distinct boundary with a semi-independent government
the process by which territories come into existence: "the at…
having a recognized right to rule (both politically and milit…
State
politically organized territory with a permanent population,…
Territory
Fixed, distinct boundary with a semi-independent government
57 terms
Political Geography
Balkanization
Buffer State
Centrifugal Forces
Centripetal Forces
The contentious political process by which a state may break…
A relatively small country sandwiched between two larger powe…
Forces that tend to divide a country.
Forces that tend to unite or bind a country together.
Balkanization
The contentious political process by which a state may break…
Buffer State
A relatively small country sandwiched between two larger powe…
37 terms
Political Geography
Sovereignty
State
Nation
Nation-State
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
A large body of people, associated with a particular territor…
A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a par…
Sovereignty
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
State
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
36 terms
Political Geography
agricultural society
autocratic
autonomy
colonialism
a society based on an agricultural economy and way of life
a form of government in which the political power is held by…
the right or power to govern oneself
the founding of colonies to gain new territories for occupati…
agricultural society
a society based on an agricultural economy and way of life
autocratic
a form of government in which the political power is held by…
52 terms
Political Geography
Political Geography
State
To be a state, an entity must...
Territoriality
The study of political organization of the world
A politically organized territory with a permanent population…
Be recognized as such by other states
The process by which such units come into being.
Political Geography
The study of political organization of the world
State
A politically organized territory with a permanent population…
71 terms
Political Geography
Annexation
Antecedent boundary
Buffer state
Capital
the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory)…
a boundary that existed before the cultural landscape emerged…
a small neutral state between two rival powers
Principle city in a state or country. The best place to locat…
Annexation
the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory)…
Antecedent boundary
a boundary that existed before the cultural landscape emerged…
31 terms
Political Geography
Territoriality
Sovereignty
State
Enclave
Strong attachment to or defensive control of a place or an area
One who has supreme authority, or claim of land
An internationally recognized political unit with a permanent…
A country, or especially, and outlying portion of a country e…
Territoriality
Strong attachment to or defensive control of a place or an area
Sovereignty
One who has supreme authority, or claim of land
39 terms
Political Geography
Anocracy
Autocracy
Balance of Power
Berlin Conference
a country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
a country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
a condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
a meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European…
Anocracy
a country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
Autocracy
a country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
26 terms
Political Geography
anocracy
autocracy
balance of power
boundary
a country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
a country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
a condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
an invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
anocracy
a country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
autocracy
a country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
53 terms
Political Geography
autonomous region
balance of power
Berlin Conference
boundary
(regional autonomy) limited self-rule for a region within the…
a distribution and opposition of forces among nations such th…
held in 1884-1885; also known as the Congo Conference, it reg…
an invisible line marking the extent of a state's territory
autonomous region
(regional autonomy) limited self-rule for a region within the…
balance of power
a distribution and opposition of forces among nations such th…
21 terms
Political Geography
Unitary System
Federal System
Autocracy
Monarchy
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
A form of government in which a king or queen exercises supre…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Federal System
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
12 terms
Political Geography
monarchy
absolute monarchy
constitutional monarchy
republic
In this form of government, a king or queen reigns over a kin…
A system of government in which the head of state is a heredi…
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
monarchy
In this form of government, a king or queen reigns over a kin…
absolute monarchy
A system of government in which the head of state is a heredi…
72 terms
Political Geography
Political Geography
Power exerted over Space
Territoriality Definition
Power and Space
study of how POWER is exerted over SPACE
land, economy, natural resources, ideology, identity, culture…
ownership, occupancy, and power over a defined region
Community Resource Management Area (CReMA) and Actors Wieldin…
Political Geography
study of how POWER is exerted over SPACE
Power exerted over Space
land, economy, natural resources, ideology, identity, culture…
57 terms
Political Geography
What does states mean regarding places…
What does states mean regarding the US?
What does sovereign mean?
T/F "Country is roughly equivalent to…
States are political units that are fully independent and sov…
States are political units that are part... of a federal governm…
Ability to control and the right to make decisions without in…
T
What does states mean regarding places…
States are political units that are fully independent and sov…
What does states mean regarding the US?
States are political units that are part... of a federal governm…
16 terms
Canada Geography Political
Ontario
Quebec
Prince Edward Island
Nova Scotia
Ontario
Quebec
24 terms
Political Geography
Antecedent boundary
Artificial (geometric) boundary
Centrifugal force
Centripetal Force
Boundary drawn across an area before it is well populated
Alternative to natural boundary (imaginary) like the 49th par…
Things that destabilize a country
Things that bring a country together
Antecedent boundary
Boundary drawn across an area before it is well populated
Artificial (geometric) boundary
Alternative to natural boundary (imaginary) like the 49th par…
12 terms
Political Geography
Civil Society
Structural Adjustment Program
World Trade Organisation (WTO)
International Momentary Fund (IMF)
A community of citizens linked by common interests and collec…
The name given to a set of economic policy reforms (change) i…
This organisation deals with the global rules of trade betwee…
An international organisation working to foster global moneta…
Civil Society
A community of citizens linked by common interests and collec…
Structural Adjustment Program
The name given to a set of economic policy reforms (change) i…
62 terms
Political Geography
theocracy
nation
stateless nation
nation-state
a state whose government is either believed to be divinely gu…
tightly knit group of individuals sharing a common language,…
a group of people with a common political identity who do not…
a country whose population possesses a substantial degree of…
theocracy
a state whose government is either believed to be divinely gu…
nation
tightly knit group of individuals sharing a common language,…
11 terms
Political Geography
Compact Boarders
Prorupted Boarders
Fragmented Boarders
Elongated Boarders
Easily defended, Capitol is at center of country, good trade,…
A compact area where the capitol is located, with a large pro…
An Archepelago Island state with the Central government on th…
Long narrow state causes isolation between "ends" of state. P…
Compact Boarders
Easily defended, Capitol is at center of country, good trade,…
Prorupted Boarders
A compact area where the capitol is located, with a large pro…
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