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World Geography- Chapter 8- Aspects of Culture
culture
customs
animism
Hinduism
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
A way of behaving or a belief that has been established for a…
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion and philosophy developed in ancient India, charact…
culture
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
customs
A way of behaving or a belief that has been established for a…
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World Geography Chapter 8
isthmus
Caribbean Sea
archipelago
Greater Antilles
Narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas.
Arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North & South America.
Large group of islands
Made up of four larger islands - Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, &…
isthmus
Narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas.
Caribbean Sea
Arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North & South America.
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World Geography Chapter 8
maritime
secede
bedrock
province
bordering on or related to the sea
to withdraw
solid rock that is usually covered by soil, gravel, and sand
political division
maritime
bordering on or related to the sea
secede
to withdraw
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World geography chapter 8
Three areas of Latin America.
Cordilleras
Altiplano
Escarpment
Central America, South America, & the West Indies.
Mountain ranges that run parallel to one another like folds i…
"High plane"
A steep cliff or slope.
Three areas of Latin America.
Central America, South America, & the West Indies.
Cordilleras
Mountain ranges that run parallel to one another like folds i…
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World Geography Chapter 8
conquistadores
epidemic
empire
mestizos
Spanish conquerors during the era of colonization in the Amer…
Widespread outbreak, often referring to disease
System in which a central power controls a number of territor…
People of mixed European and American Indian ancestry
conquistadores
Spanish conquerors during the era of colonization in the Amer…
epidemic
Widespread outbreak, often referring to disease
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World Geography Chapter 8
plantations
plantations
textiles
trade defect
large farms that produce one major crop
in the south, economy was based on export crops and grown on…
cloth products
when value of its exports is less than values of imports
plantations
large farms that produce one major crop
plantations
in the south, economy was based on export crops and grown on…
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World Geography 3202 - Chapter 8
Resources
Natural Resource
Capital Resources
Human Resources
Some component, which fulfills the needs of humans. They may…
Any naturally occurring material, which humans choose to use.
Any resource designed by society to further the creation of w…
Human labor or any other human ability applied to the fulfill…
Resources
Some component, which fulfills the needs of humans. They may…
Natural Resource
Any naturally occurring material, which humans choose to use.
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World Geography Chapter 8
province
maritime
lock
bedrock
...
...
...
...
province
...
maritime
...
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World Geography Chapter 8
Province
Maritime
Canadian Shield
Hudson Bay lowlands
is a territory governed as a political division of a country
Bordering on or near the sea relating to navigation or shipping
has poor soil and a cold climate but contains rich mineral de…
are a flat sparsely populated , swampy region between the Can…
Province
is a territory governed as a political division of a country
Maritime
Bordering on or near the sea relating to navigation or shipping
World Geography: Chapter 8
Mexican Plateau
Cordilleras
Escarpment
Hydroelectric Power
surrounded by sierra madre mountain range (densely populated)
mountain ranges that run parallel to one another
the eastern highlands plunge to the Atlantic ocean forming a…
electricity generated from the energy of moving water
Mexican Plateau
surrounded by sierra madre mountain range (densely populated)
Cordilleras
mountain ranges that run parallel to one another
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Discovering World Geography Chapter 8: Brazil
tributary
basin
rain forest
canopy
A small river that flows into a larger river.
An area of land that is drained by a river and its tributaries.
A dense stand of tress and other vegetation that receives a g…
The umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a r…
tributary
A small river that flows into a larger river.
basin
An area of land that is drained by a river and its tributaries.
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world geography chapter 8
Province
Maritime
Bedrock
Separatism
an administrative division or unit of a country.
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, e…
Unbroken solid rock, overlaid in most places by soil or rock…
a person who separates, withdraws, or secedes, as from an est…
Province
an administrative division or unit of a country.
Maritime
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, e…
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World Geography Chapter 8
isthmus
archipelago
energy
biodiversity
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
a group or chain of islands
usable power
biological diversity in an environment as indicated by number…
isthmus
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
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Chapter 8 World Geography
Government
Constitution
Limited government
Unlimited government
A group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
A system of basic rules and principals by which a government…
A government structure in which government actions are limite…
A government structure in which there no effective limits on…
Government
A group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
Constitution
A system of basic rules and principals by which a government…
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World Geography Chapter 8
Latin America
Spanish
Middle America
West Indies
Is located in the Western Hemisphere south of the U.S.
Called "Latin America" because European settlers spoke ______…
Mexico and the 7 countries of Central America
3 groups of islands, the Bahamas, Greater Antilles, and Lesse…
Latin America
Is located in the Western Hemisphere south of the U.S.
Spanish
Called "Latin America" because European settlers spoke ______…
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World Geography Chapter 8
Native American Place Names
Spanish
English
French
Appalachians, Mississippi ("great river"), Alaska, Arizona, K…
1st Europeans that came to America
2nd Europeans that came to America
3rd Europeans that came to America
Native American Place Names
Appalachians, Mississippi ("great river"), Alaska, Arizona, K…
Spanish
1st Europeans that came to America
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World Geography Chapter 8
isthmus
archipelago
cloud forest
ecotourism
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
a large group of islands
a moist, high-elevation tropical forest where low clouds are…
the practice of using an area's natural environment to attrac…
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
archipelago
a large group of islands
World Geography Chapter 8
Isthmus
Archipelago
Biodiversity
Population Pressure
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
A group or chain of islands.
Biological diversity in an environment as indicated by number…
The sum of factors within. Population that reduce the ability…
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
Archipelago
A group or chain of islands.
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World Geography: Chapter 8 Aspects of Culture
Culture
Customs
Animism
Hinduism
Refers to a people's way of life. It includes how people meet…
Things people usually do, such as how they dress, the foods t…
The belief that many things in nature have their own spirit.…
A very ancient religion. It teaches its disciples that the pr…
Culture
Refers to a people's way of life. It includes how people meet…
Customs
Things people usually do, such as how they dress, the foods t…
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Chapter 8 World Geography
Andes
Mexican Plateau
cordilleras
altiplano
the central highlands
...
several ranges that run parallel to another
high plain
Andes
the central highlands
Mexican Plateau
...
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World Geography Chapter 8
Urban Sprawl
Infrastructure
Sewers, transportation, electricity, h…
Terrorism
poorly development that spreads a city's population over a wi…
consist of the basic facilities, services, and machinery need…
Infrastructure Examples
unlawful use of, or threatened use of, force or violence agai…
Urban Sprawl
poorly development that spreads a city's population over a wi…
Infrastructure
consist of the basic facilities, services, and machinery need…
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World Geography Chapter 8
plantations
plantations
textiles
trade defect
large farms that produce one major crop
in the south, economy was based on export crops and grown on…
cloth products
when value of its exports is less than values of imports
plantations
large farms that produce one major crop
plantations
in the south, economy was based on export crops and grown on…
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Glencoe World Geography Chapter 8 Latin America
Amazon River
4,000 miles
Middle America, the Carribean, and Sou…
West Indies
What is the world's 2nd largest river that runs through South…
How long is the Amazon River?
What are the three areas geographer's divide Latin America in…
What's another name for the Caribbean islands?
Amazon River
What is the world's 2nd largest river that runs through South…
4,000 miles
How long is the Amazon River?
World geography chapter 8
Spanish, English, French
Nebraska
Boston, new York city, Philadelphia, W…
1200
The order the Europeans came to set up colonies
One example of a native American place name is __________
Cities in the megalopolis
There is about ____________ religious groups in the country
Spanish, English, French
The order the Europeans came to set up colonies
Nebraska
One example of a native American place name is __________
World geography chapter 8
Isthmus
Archipelago
Biodiversity
Population pressure
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
A group or chain of islands.
Biological diversity in an environment as indicated by number…
The sum of factor within a population that reduce the ability…
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
Archipelago
A group or chain of islands.
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Discovering World Geography Chapter 8: Brazil
tributary
basin
rain forest
canopy
A small river that flows into a larger river.
An area of land that is drained by a river and its tributaries.
A dense stand of tress and other vegetation that receives a g…
The umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a r…
tributary
A small river that flows into a larger river.
basin
An area of land that is drained by a river and its tributaries.
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World Geography: Chapter 8
Mexican Plateau
Cordilleras
Escarpment
Llanos & Pampas
surrounded by sierra madre mountain range (densely populated)
mountain ranges that run parallel to one another
the eastern highlands plunge to the Atlantic ocean forming a…
South Americans inland grassland
Mexican Plateau
surrounded by sierra madre mountain range (densely populated)
Cordilleras
mountain ranges that run parallel to one another
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World Geography Chapter 8
Amazon River
16%
4,000 miles
Middle America, the Carribean, and Sou…
What is the world's 2nd largest river that runs through South…
What percent of earth's surface does Latin America make up?
How long is the Amazon River?
What are the three areas geographer's divide Latin America in…
Amazon River
What is the world's 2nd largest river that runs through South…
16%
What percent of earth's surface does Latin America make up?
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Chapter 8 World Geography
Falkland Islands
Tierra Cailente
Tierra Helado
Andes
Extension of the Andes
Hot land
Cold land
Longest Mt. range in Latin America
Falkland Islands
Extension of the Andes
Tierra Cailente
Hot land
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Chapter 8 - World Geography
cordillera
altiplano
escarpment
llano
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
Spanish for "high plain," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
fertile grassland in inland areas of Colombia and Venezuela
cordillera
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
altiplano
Spanish for "high plain," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
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World Geography Chapter 8
Tierra caliente
Cordilleras
Tierra templada
Tierra belada
Hot land
Mountain ranges that run parallel to each other
Temperate land
Frozen land
Tierra caliente
Hot land
Cordilleras
Mountain ranges that run parallel to each other
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Chapter 8 Vocabulary, World Geography
emigrate
emigrants
immigrate
immigrants
to move from a country
people who leave a country
to move to a country
people who move to another country
emigrate
to move from a country
emigrants
people who leave a country
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Chapter 8 Vocabulary/World Geography
Province
Maritime
Lock
Bedrock
an administrative division or unit of a country.
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, e…
an enclosed chamber in a canal, dam, etc., with gates at each…
unbroken solid rock, overlaid in most places by soil or rock…
Province
an administrative division or unit of a country.
Maritime
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, e…
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Glencoe World Geography Chapter 8 Section 1
Cordillera
Altiplano
Escarpment
Llano
Mountain range that runs parallel to another
Spanish for high plan, a region in Peru and Bolivia encircle…
Steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Fertile plains in inland areas of Colombia and Venezuela
Cordillera
Mountain range that runs parallel to another
Altiplano
Spanish for high plan, a region in Peru and Bolivia encircle…
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Chapter 8 Holt World Geography Today
colonies
plantations
bilingual
Megalopolis
Territories controlled by people from a foreign land
Large farms that produce one major crop often for export
Able to speak two languages
A group of cities in the northeastern United States that has…
colonies
Territories controlled by people from a foreign land
plantations
Large farms that produce one major crop often for export
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Chapter 8 Review- World Geography
The Inuit
European colonization reduced the Nati…
French and English colonists competed…
___________ troops defeated the ______…
The first inhabitants of Canada were the _____________ and Na…
war and disease
fur trade and land
British, French, and France
The Inuit
The first inhabitants of Canada were the _____________ and Na…
European colonization reduced the Nati…
war and disease
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World Geography Chapter 8
Nebraska, North/South Dakota, Alaska,…
San Antonio, Los Angeles, Texas
New York, Charleston, Virginia
New Orleans, St. Louis, Detroit
Native American place names
Spanish place names
British place names
French place names
Nebraska, North/South Dakota, Alaska,…
Native American place names
San Antonio, Los Angeles, Texas
Spanish place names
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World Geography, Chapter 8-10
Mexico
Mullato
Shanty towns
Hydroelectric power
What is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world?
What is the term for the blending of people of Native America…
What are makeshift communities on the edge of cities?
What is electricity generated from the energy of moving water?
Mexico
What is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world?
Mullato
What is the term for the blending of people of Native America…
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World Geography - Chapter 8
Tributary
Basin
Rainforest
Canopy
Small rivers that feed into a larger river that flows to the…
An area that a river and its tributaries drain into
A warm woodland that receives a great deal of rain each year
An umbrella- like covering of trees
Tributary
Small rivers that feed into a larger river that flows to the…
Basin
An area that a river and its tributaries drain into
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World Geography - Chapter 8
latin america
middle america
west indies
south america
is located in the western hemisphere south of the u.s
mexico & the 7 countries of Central America
3 groups of islands, the Bahamas, Greater Antilles, & Lesser…
largest land area with 13 countries
latin america
is located in the western hemisphere south of the u.s
middle america
mexico & the 7 countries of Central America
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World Geography Chapter 8
Western
European settlers spoke Spanish and Po…
Middle American, West Indies and South…
Middle America
Latin America is located in the __________ Hemisphere south o…
Latin American is called Latin American because
Latin American is divided into 3 areas
Mexico and the 7 countries of central American
Western
Latin America is located in the __________ Hemisphere south o…
European settlers spoke Spanish and Po…
Latin American is called Latin American because
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Chapter 8 vocabulary world geography
Terrorism
Global network
Coalition
Biological weapon
The use of, or threatened use of, force or violence against i…
A worldwide interconnected group
An alliance
A bacterium or virus that can be used to harm or kill people,…
Terrorism
The use of, or threatened use of, force or violence against i…
Global network
A worldwide interconnected group
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World Geography Chapter 8 Vocabulary
tributaries
area
basin
canopy
small rivers that flow into a larger river
a geographic location
an area of land that is drained by a river by a river and its…
the umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a r…
tributaries
small rivers that flow into a larger river
area
a geographic location
21 terms
World Geography Chapter 8
Cold War
European Union (EU)
Fjords
Maritime climate
1945 -1990- United States and Europe versus Russia
-27 countries Supernational organization... -advocates regional…
Flooded valley inlets
-Along Atlantic Coast... -Moderate and moist climate ... -Oceanic i…
Cold War
1945 -1990- United States and Europe versus Russia
European Union (EU)
-27 countries Supernational organization... -advocates regional…
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World Geography Chapter 8
Provinces
Atlantic Provinces
Maritime
Grand Banks
territories governed as a political division of a country, i.…
also called 'maritime' provinces are the 4 provinces located…
means bordering on or related to the sea.
is an area off the coasts of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.
Provinces
territories governed as a political division of a country, i.…
Atlantic Provinces
also called 'maritime' provinces are the 4 provinces located…
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Prentice Hall World Geography Chapter 8 Judah 7th grade
provinces
Maritime
lock
Bedrock
political divisions in Cananda
bordering or related to the sea
an enclosed area on a canal that raises or lowers ships form…
solid rock that is usually covered by soil, gravel. and sand
provinces
political divisions in Cananda
Maritime
bordering or related to the sea
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World Geography, Chapter 8
Isthmus
Archipelago
Biodiversity
Population Pressure
Narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
A group or chain of islands
The variety and number of different types of plants/animals l…
The factors that a population put on their environment negati…
Isthmus
Narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
Archipelago
A group or chain of islands
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World Geography Chapter 8
Artic
Fjords
Germanic
London
Much of northern Europe is located in the.
The long, deep, narrow ocean inlets that reach far inland in…
Almost all the people of northern Europe descended from... tr…
The capital and leading city of the United Kingdom of Great B…
Artic
Much of northern Europe is located in the.
Fjords
The long, deep, narrow ocean inlets that reach far inland in…
13 terms
World geography chapter 8
Population
Dialect
Patois
Matriarchal
The sum of factors within population that reduce the ability…
Loval form of an language used in a paticular placeor by cert…
A dialect used in everyday speech that blends elements of sev…
Family ruled by a women such as a mother, grandmother, or aunt
Population
The sum of factors within population that reduce the ability…
Dialect
Loval form of an language used in a paticular placeor by cert…
15 terms
World Geography Chapter 8
Emigrate
Immigrate
Migration Streams
Push Factor
to move from a country. People who leave a country are called…
to move to a country. People who move to another country are…
constant flow of migrants from one country into another count…
something that encourages people to leave a place behind
Emigrate
to move from a country. People who leave a country are called…
Immigrate
to move to a country. People who move to another country are…
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