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WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Chapter 12- Cultural Diffusion & Convergence
diffusion
spatial exchange
Columbian Exchange
cultural convergence
The spreading of other peoples ideas and culture to different…
When nearby cultures influence one another.
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies b…
The sharing of technologies, organizational structures, etc a…
diffusion
The spreading of other peoples ideas and culture to different…
spatial exchange
When nearby cultures influence one another.
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World geography chapter 12
Ethnic group
Ethnic cleansing
Refugee
Urbanization
Groups of people who share ancestry, language, customs, and o…
Expelling or killing rival ethnic groups.
People who have fled to a foreign country for safety.
The movement of people from rural areas into cities.
Ethnic group
Groups of people who share ancestry, language, customs, and o…
Ethnic cleansing
Expelling or killing rival ethnic groups.
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World Geography Chapter 12
tepuis
tree line
tar sands
Inca
a chain of high plateaus
a "line" of elevation above which trees do not grow
rock or "sand" layers that have oil
founders of South America's greatest early civilization
tepuis
a chain of high plateaus
tree line
a "line" of elevation above which trees do not grow
Chapter 12 World Geography
Dike
Massif Central
Polder
Meseta
earthen banks
-1/6 of France... -upland region
land reclaimed by diking and draining
central plateau in Spain
Dike
earthen banks
Massif Central
-1/6 of France... -upland region
World Geography Chapter 12
strait
selvas
El Niño
quinoa
narrow passageway that connects two large bodies of water (ex…
thick tropical rain forests of eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru,…
ocean and weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean in which ocean…
native plant of South America's Andean region that yields nut…
strait
narrow passageway that connects two large bodies of water (ex…
selvas
thick tropical rain forests of eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru,…
36 terms
World Geography - Chapter 12
Glaciation
Fjord
Tundra
Scrubland
The weathering and erosion caused by the movement of glaciers
A narrow, U-shaped coastal valley with steep sides formed by…
A flat, treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
An area with a dry climate where mostly short grasses and shr…
Glaciation
The weathering and erosion caused by the movement of glaciers
Fjord
A narrow, U-shaped coastal valley with steep sides formed by…
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Glencoe World Geography, Chapter 12
multicultural
refugee
city-state
feudalism
having elements that come from more than one culture
person who must leave his or her home and flee elsewhere for…
in ancient Greece, independent community consisting of a city…
in medieval Europe and Japan, the system of government in whi…
multicultural
having elements that come from more than one culture
refugee
person who must leave his or her home and flee elsewhere for…
Hogan World Geography chapter 12
Ethnic group
Ethnic cleansing
Refugee
Urbanization
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
the elimination of an unwanted ethnic group or groups from a…
A person who has to leave his or her country to find safety.
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
Ethnic group
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
Ethnic cleansing
the elimination of an unwanted ethnic group or groups from a…
World geography Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
massif central
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
Central plateau of Spain
the uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
Fjord
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
European Physical Geography - Chapter 12 World Geography
Dike
Massif Central
Polder
Meseta
earthen banks
Upland region that covers 1/6 of France. "Foothills" of Frenc…
low-lying land reclaimed by diking and draining
central plateau in Spain
Dike
earthen banks
Massif Central
Upland region that covers 1/6 of France. "Foothills" of Frenc…
World Geography Chapter 12
Massif
Tungsten
City-state
Renaissance
A body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
An independently governed community consisting of a city and…
Rebirth; the period in European civilization characterized by…
Massif
A body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
Tungsten
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
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World Geography Chapter 12
South America is smaller than _____ __…
When _________ discovered South Americ…
Pope Alexander VI divided the then kno…
Portugal could claim lands ____ of the…
North America
Europeans
...
east, west
South America is smaller than _____ __…
North America
When _________ discovered South Americ…
Europeans
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World Geography Chapter 12
Guiana Highlands
Tepuis
Angel Falls
Andes Mountains
located in Eastern South America
High plateaus edged by high cliffs- created mostly by erosion
Worlds highest waterfall
Extends along pacific coast- dividing into two ranges in Peru…
Guiana Highlands
located in Eastern South America
Tepuis
High plateaus edged by high cliffs- created mostly by erosion
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Chapter 12 World Geography (Newman, Busch, Jackson)
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas and h…
Central plateau of Spain
French uplands
Fjord
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas and h…
World Geography: chapter 12
Group of people who share common ances…
The expelling from a country or killin…
On who flees his or her home for safety
The movement of people from rural area…
Ethnic group
Ethnic cleansing
Refugee
Urbanization
Group of people who share common ances…
Ethnic group
The expelling from a country or killin…
Ethnic cleansing
World Geography Chapter 12
when forest land is permanently cleare…
the largest and least explored region…
factory jobs generally
the relocation of the capital prompted…
deforestation
the amazon river basin
pay better than agricultural jobs
build a road system connecting the capital to other areas
when forest land is permanently cleare…
deforestation
the largest and least explored region…
the amazon river basin
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World Geography Chapter 12
Europe is also referred to as the:
What are the five major peninsulas?
What are the two European rivers?
What is a fjord?
"Peninsula of Peninsulas"
Scandinavian Peninsula: Norway and Sweden ... Jutland: Denmark…
Danube River... Rhine River
A steep U-shaped valley that connects to the sea and that is…
Europe is also referred to as the:
"Peninsula of Peninsulas"
What are the five major peninsulas?
Scandinavian Peninsula: Norway and Sweden ... Jutland: Denmark…
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2015 World Geography Chapter 12 Study Guide "Physical Geography of Europe"
The biomes widespread across Europe are:
The boot-shaped European peninsula tha…
Characteristics of Marine West Coast C…
What would the Dutch call a dam or a l…
(1) Boreal Forest, (2) Mixed Temperate Forest, and (3) Medite…
Italian Peninsula
(1) Rainy, (2) Days are generally cloudy and overcast, and (3…
a dike
The biomes widespread across Europe are:
(1) Boreal Forest, (2) Mixed Temperate Forest, and (3) Medite…
The boot-shaped European peninsula tha…
Italian Peninsula
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World Geography-Europe-Chapter 12
fjords
uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
a long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
a hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
the central plateau of Spain
the uplands of France, which account for about one-sixth of F…
fjords
a long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
uplands
a hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
World geography chapter 12
When did Ancient Greece reach its peak?
What is a Greek community separated by…
Who established 1st democratic governm…
When did Ancient Rome reach its peak?
400-300 BC
City state
Greeks
27BC- 180 AD
When did Ancient Greece reach its peak?
400-300 BC
What is a Greek community separated by…
City state
World geography Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
massif central
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
Central plateau of Spain
the uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
Fjord
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
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World Geography Chapter 12
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
T or F. Despite a promising start afte…
T or F. Budapest was once actually two…
False
True
False
True
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
False
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
True
Chapter 12 World Geography
Iberian, Balkan, Italian
massif
warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea
the Alps
Southern Europe is composed of three major mountainous penins…
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line activity; the…
Southern Europe's climate is influenced heavily by this
the source of Europe's most important river systems, includin…
Iberian, Balkan, Italian
Southern Europe is composed of three major mountainous penins…
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line activity; the…
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World Geography Chapter 12
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
T or F. Despite a promising start afte…
T or F. Budapest was once actually two…
False
True
False
True
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
False
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
True
World Geography Chapter 12
escarpment
sertao
favelas
Capital of Brazil
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights
interior plateau
slum commmunities
Brasilia
escarpment
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights
sertao
interior plateau
world geography chapter 12
Llanos
Gran Chaco
Pampas
El Nino
large plains area in northeastern Colombia and western Venezu…
very flat plains between the andes and Brazilian highlands of…
wide fertile grasslands in southern south america
ocean and weather pattern in which the southeastern pacific o…
Llanos
large plains area in northeastern Colombia and western Venezu…
Gran Chaco
very flat plains between the andes and Brazilian highlands of…
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World Geography Chapter 12
rock or sand layers that contain oil
a small country between 2 larger count…
plains in North Eastern Colombia and V…
Southern Common Market
tar sands
buffer state
Llanos
Mercosur
rock or sand layers that contain oil
tar sands
a small country between 2 larger count…
buffer state
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World Geography Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Ethnic Group
Ethnic cleansing
Refugee
Urbanization
groups of people with whared ancestery, language, customs, an…
Serb leaders are expelled or killed by rival ethnic groups in…
people who flee to a foreign country for saftey
concentration of populations in towns and cities
Ethnic Group
groups of people with whared ancestery, language, customs, an…
Ethnic cleansing
Serb leaders are expelled or killed by rival ethnic groups in…
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Chapter 12 terms world geography
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif central
Steep U shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
Central plateau of Spain
One-sixth of French lands are located in the uplands
Fjord
Steep U shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Uplands
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
Chapter 12 world geography
Tourism is a major component of Southe…
Which describe the population pattern…
Which characterizes winters in Souther…
Which lists a geography feature that h…
Service
Declining
Mild and rainy
mountainous terrain surrounded by three seas
Tourism is a major component of Southe…
Service
Which describe the population pattern…
Declining
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World Geography - Chapter 12
Glaciation
Fjord
Tundra
Scrubland
Weathering and erosion caused by movement of glaciers
A narrow, U shaped coastal valley with steep sides formed by…
A flat, treeless plain with permanently frozen ground.
An area with a dry climate where mostly short grasses and shr…
Glaciation
Weathering and erosion caused by movement of glaciers
Fjord
A narrow, U shaped coastal valley with steep sides formed by…
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World geography Europe Chapter 12 and 13
fjord
uplands
meseta
massif central
Narrow deep inlets of the sea set between high rocky cliffs
a hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
the central plateau of spain
the uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
fjord
Narrow deep inlets of the sea set between high rocky cliffs
uplands
a hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
World Geography Chapter 12
Massif
Tungsten
City-state
Renaissance
A body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential
An independently governed community consisting of a city and…
Rebirth; the period in European civilization characterized by…
Massif
A body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
Tungsten
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential
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chapter 12 world geography
refugees
fjords
euro
city-states
people who flee to a foreign country for safety when violence…
long, steep-sided glacialvalley now filled by seawater
European Union established a single market economy an a singl…
a mountainous landscape separated ancient Greeks developed in…
refugees
people who flee to a foreign country for safety when violence…
fjords
long, steep-sided glacialvalley now filled by seawater
Chapter 12 World Geography
Massif
Tungsten
City-state
Renaissance
A body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
An independently governed community consisting of a city and…
Rebirth; the period in European civilization characterized by…
Massif
A body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
Tungsten
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
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World geography Chapter 12
Ethnic groups
160
1
Sweden
People with a sharede ancestry, language, cutoms and religion
Europe has more than ____________ ethnic groups
Some European countries have ________ major ethnic group
90% have same common culture, language and religion
Ethnic groups
People with a sharede ancestry, language, cutoms and religion
160
Europe has more than ____________ ethnic groups
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World Geography Chapter 12
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
T or F. Despite a promising start afte…
T or F. Budapest was once actually two…
False
True
False
True
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
False
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
True
World Geography chapter 12
Fjords
Uplands
Massif Central
Mesta
Are U-shaped valleys that connect to the sea and are filled w…
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
Atype of upland
A plateau in spain
Fjords
Are U-shaped valleys that connect to the sea and are filled w…
Uplands
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
world geography chapter 12
fire by climate change
climate
algae bloom
po river
leading cause of deforestation
cause of erosion
cluster of harmful marine organisms
Longest and most important river in italy
fire by climate change
leading cause of deforestation
climate
cause of erosion
World Geography Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
Which are steep U-shaped valleys that connect to the sea and…
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
Mountains of Scandinavia, the Scottish highlands, the low mou…
About one-sixth of French lands are located in the uplands ca…
Fjord
Which are steep U-shaped valleys that connect to the sea and…
Uplands
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
World Geography Chapter 12 Vocabulary
escarpment
sertão
favelas
plantations
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights
interior plateau
slum community
large commercial farms
escarpment
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights
sertão
interior plateau
Chapter 12 world geography
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
Steep u shaped valleys
Hills or very low mountains
Central plateau of spain
1/6 of French lands are located in the uplands
Fjord
Steep u shaped valleys
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains
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World Geography: Chapter 12
glaciation
fjord
tundra
scrubland
the process of becoming covered by glaciers
a narrow, U-shaped coastal valley with steep sides formed by…
a flat, treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
land that is dry and hot in the summer and cool and wet in th…
glaciation
the process of becoming covered by glaciers
fjord
a narrow, U-shaped coastal valley with steep sides formed by…
World Geography Chapter 12 Brazil
escarpment
sertao
favelas
plantation
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights; u…
inland from the northeast's coastal plains lies an interior p…
slum communities which can be found in Rio de Janeiro and Sao…
large commercial farms
escarpment
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights; u…
sertao
inland from the northeast's coastal plains lies an interior p…
Chapter 12 World Geography
escarpment
sertao
favela
plantation
a steep cliff that separates two level areas of differing ele…
an interior plateau in Brazil with poor soil and uncertain rain
a slum community in a Brazilian city
a large estate farmed by many workers
escarpment
a steep cliff that separates two level areas of differing ele…
sertao
an interior plateau in Brazil with poor soil and uncertain rain
world geography chapter 12
Albania
Belarus
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Tirane
Minsk
Sarajevo
Sofia
Albania
Tirane
Belarus
Minsk
world geography chapter 12
massif
tungsten
city-state
Reneissance
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line acctivity
an extremely rare heavy metal element essential in high tech…
an independently government community consisting of a city an…
rebirth; the period in European civilization characterized by…
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line acctivity
tungsten
an extremely rare heavy metal element essential in high tech…
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Chapter 12 World Geography
opium war
extraterritorial rights
taiping rebellion
sphere of influence
conflict between Britain and china , lasting from 1839 to 184…
an exemption of foreign residents from the laws of a country
a mid 19th century rebellion against quing dynasty ,in china,…
a foreign region in which a nation has control over trade and…
opium war
conflict between Britain and china , lasting from 1839 to 184…
extraterritorial rights
an exemption of foreign residents from the laws of a country
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world geography chapter 12
Reformation
Middle Ages
Industrial Revolution
Cold War
a religious movement of the 1500s
a period between ancient and modern times
began in England in the 1700s
power struggle between communist and non-communist world
Reformation
a religious movement of the 1500s
Middle Ages
a period between ancient and modern times
Chapter 12 World Geography
massif
tungsten
City state
Renaissance
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
is an extremely rare heavy-metal element which is essential i…
each independent with its own form of government and society
(from the French word for "rebirth") signaled a major cultura…
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
tungsten
is an extremely rare heavy-metal element which is essential i…
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