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Unit 4 World Geography
Culture
Language family
Ethnic group
Culture region
Way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
Group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
Division of the earth in which people share a similar way of…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
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World geography Unit 4
glaciation冰川
dike堤
loess黄土
polder圩田
The process whereby glaciers form and spread
Large bank of earth and stone that holds back water
Fine, yellowish-brown topsoil made up of particles of silt an…
Low-lying area from which seawater has been drained to creat…
glaciation冰川
The process whereby glaciers form and spread
dike堤
Large bank of earth and stone that holds back water
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World Geography Unit 4 Europe
Alps
feudalism
European Union
dikes
mountain range created by plate tectonics and shaped by glaci…
the political and social system in which kings gave land to n…
an international organization of European countries formed af…
A wall built to keep water out of a low-lying area.
Alps
mountain range created by plate tectonics and shaped by glaci…
feudalism
the political and social system in which kings gave land to n…
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World Geography Unit 4 Test
Mistal
Ethnic Cleansing
Reparations
Communism
strong northerly wind for the Alps that can bring cold air to…
The expelling from a country or killing of a rival racial gro…
a payment for damages
society based on equality in which workers control industrial…
Mistal
strong northerly wind for the Alps that can bring cold air to…
Ethnic Cleansing
The expelling from a country or killing of a rival racial gro…
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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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World Geography: Unit 4
What types if land forms are found in…
What resources help with farming?
Why is Europe called the peninsula of…
What role did the waterways of Europe…
Mountains, uplands, peninsulas, rivers, islands, and plains.
Fertile agriculture
Because Europe is a peninsula and has five peninsulas within…
Brought people and goods together.
What types if land forms are found in…
Mountains, uplands, peninsulas, rivers, islands, and plains.
What resources help with farming?
Fertile agriculture
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World Geography: Unit 4
City-State
Mycenaens
Trojan War
Dorians
A small independent state consisting of an urban center and t…
War like people who established the city of Mycenae on mainla…
In Greek epic poems and myths, a ten-year war between Mycenae…
A Greek-speaking people who migrated into mainland Greece aft…
City-State
A small independent state consisting of an urban center and t…
Mycenaens
War like people who established the city of Mycenae on mainla…
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World Geography Unit 4
State
nation
nation-state
stateless-nation
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
a nation and a state occupy the same territory, EX: Iceland,…
nation without national territory, even within a larger multi…
State
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
16 terms
Unit 4 World Geography
Developed Country
Population Density
Developing Country
Population distribution
More advances, have better access to technology, and typicall…
is a measure of how many people live in a certain area (peopl…
typically have more people that farm and are poorer than deve…
refers to the pattern of human settlement throughout the world
Developed Country
More advances, have better access to technology, and typicall…
Population Density
is a measure of how many people live in a certain area (peopl…
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Vocab World Geography Unit 4
Westernization
Asian Tigers
Isolationism
Special Economic Zone SEZ
An adoption of the social, political, or economic institution…
The highly developed economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South…
A policy of nonparticipation in international economic and po…
The specific area within a country in which tax incentives an…
Westernization
An adoption of the social, political, or economic institution…
Asian Tigers
The highly developed economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South…
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OFL World Geography Unit 4 (Review)
llama
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Caribbean Sea
wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal relate…
ocean is on the West Coast of South America
ocean is on the East Coast of South America
ocean is on the North Coast of South America & Central America
llama
wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal relate…
Pacific Ocean
ocean is on the West Coast of South America
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World Geography Unit 4
Chernozem
City-state
Complementarity
Euro
rich, black topsoil found in the Northern European Plain, esp…
an independently governed community consisting of a city and…
relationship between two places in which one produces somethi…
European currency
Chernozem
rich, black topsoil found in the Northern European Plain, esp…
City-state
an independently governed community consisting of a city and…
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World Geography Unit 4
State
nation
nation-state
stateless-nation
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
a nation and a state occupy the same territory, EX: Iceland,…
nation without national territory, even within a larger multi…
State
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
81 terms
World Geography Unit 4
State
nation
nation-state
stateless-nation
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
a nation and a state occupy the same territory, EX: Iceland,…
nation without national territory, even within a larger multi…
State
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
81 terms
World Geography Unit 4
State
nation
nation-state
stateless-nation
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
a nation and a state occupy the same territory, EX: Iceland,…
nation without national territory, even within a larger multi…
State
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
81 terms
World Geography Unit 4
State
nation
nation-state
stateless-nation
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
a nation and a state occupy the same territory, EX: Iceland,…
nation without national territory, even within a larger multi…
State
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
81 terms
World Geography Unit 4
State
nation
nation-state
stateless-nation
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
a nation and a state occupy the same territory, EX: Iceland,…
nation without national territory, even within a larger multi…
State
describes an independent unit that occupies a specific territ…
nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
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World geography unit 4
The __ and __ made at the Black Forest…
Because German factories were destroye…
The United States and other countries…
East Germans wanted a higher standard…
Clocks... Toys
Rebuilt
Wars
Unify
The __ and __ made at the Black Forest…
Clocks... Toys
Because German factories were destroye…
Rebuilt
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World Geography Unit 4
Norden
subsidence
sirocco
Pyrenees
Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland
a geological phenomenon in which the ground in an area sinks
a hot, dry wind from Northern Africa
mountain range in southwestern Europe forming the border betw…
Norden
Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland
subsidence
a geological phenomenon in which the ground in an area sinks
24 terms
world geography a unit 4
Continental drift
Pangea
Loess
Savanna climate
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's…
The one huge piece of land that once sat on earths surface
A fine and fertile soil that the wind deposits on the ground
A hot hot climate that has very wet season and a very dry sea…
Continental drift
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's…
Pangea
The one huge piece of land that once sat on earths surface
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World Geography Unit 4
Tributary
Divide
Hurricane
Fossil Fuel
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
A large, powerful windstorm that forms over warm ocean waters
A resource formed in the Earth by plant and animal remains
Tributary
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river
Divide
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
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Unit 4 world geography
State
Nation
Nation-state
Stateless nation
An independent and internationally recognized territory with…
Group of people with a common ancestry-regardless of whether…
People share common history, ethnic background and single lan…
A cultural unit that has no national territory, even within a…
State
An independent and internationally recognized territory with…
Nation
Group of people with a common ancestry-regardless of whether…
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World Geography Unit 4
Cultural Diffusion
Cultural Divergence
Cultural Convergence
Democracy
The spread of culture from one place to another over time.
The refusal of one culture to assimilate into another.
The mixing of cultures.
A country in which citizens vote for leaders and can tun for…
Cultural Diffusion
The spread of culture from one place to another over time.
Cultural Divergence
The refusal of one culture to assimilate into another.
23 terms
World Geography Unit 4
population growth
population distribution
global population trend
push factors
changes in population
where people settle (unevenly around the world)
J-curve, exponential growth
wars, poverty, persectution
population growth
changes in population
population distribution
where people settle (unevenly around the world)
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World Geography - Unit 4
dike
polder
glaciation
fjord
Large banks of earth and stone to hold back water
Reclaimed lands from the sea
Glaciers formed and spread over the peninsula
Carved out long, narrow, steep-sided inlets on the Atlantic c…
dike
Large banks of earth and stone to hold back water
polder
Reclaimed lands from the sea
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World Geography : Unit 4
ethnic group
innovation
diffusion
cultural health
used to refer to a group that shares a language, customs, and…
taking existing technology and resources and creating somethi…
spread of ideas, inventions, or patterns of behavior
a site of innovation from which basic ideas, materials, and t…
ethnic group
used to refer to a group that shares a language, customs, and…
innovation
taking existing technology and resources and creating somethi…
35 terms
World Geography Unit 4
Religion
Abrahamic Religions
Monotheistic
Torah
A belief in a supernatural power or powers that are regarded…
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Belief in one God
Jweish holy book
Religion
A belief in a supernatural power or powers that are regarded…
Abrahamic Religions
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
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World geography unit 4
State
Nation
Nation-state
Stateless nation
Countries are called ____, independent and internationally re…
Describes a group of people
Term applies if a nations homeland corresponds exactly to a s…
A cultural unit that has no national territory; even within a…
State
Countries are called ____, independent and internationally re…
Nation
Describes a group of people
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World Geography Unit 4
High earthen platforms that provide a…
The Netherlands
They turned an arm of the North Sea in…
Industrial waste, sewage, and saltwate…
What is a terpen?
Polders are mostly found in what country
What did the Dutch do to the Zuider Zee?
What three things are eating away at the foundations of build…
High earthen platforms that provide a…
What is a terpen?
The Netherlands
Polders are mostly found in what country
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World Geography Unit 4
uplands
Kjolen Mountains
Balkan Peninsula
Zuider Zee
hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas and h…
mountains located on the Scandinavian Peninsula
occupied by Spain and Portugal
an arm of the North Sea that is now a freshwater lake
uplands
hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas and h…
Kjolen Mountains
mountains located on the Scandinavian Peninsula
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Unit 4 World Geography
culture
cultural components
behaviors
rituals
the mix of values, beliefs, behaviors, and material objects t…
attributes that vary from culture to culture, including relig…
a person's actions or conduct
behaviors done according to religious or social laws or custo…
culture
the mix of values, beliefs, behaviors, and material objects t…
cultural components
attributes that vary from culture to culture, including relig…
15 terms
Unit 4 World Geography
are resources distributed evenly in th…
economic development priorities?
environmental conservation priorities?
priorities of indigenous minorities?
resources are not distributed evenly throughout the world.
how much people want to make money
wanting to protect the land
how it affects them
are resources distributed evenly in th…
resources are not distributed evenly throughout the world.
economic development priorities?
how much people want to make money
46 terms
World Geography Unit 4
State
Nation
Nation-State
Stateless Nation
An independent and internationally recognized territory with…
A group of people with a common ancestry-regardless of wether…
Term that applies if a nation's homeland corresponds exactly…
A cultural unit that has no national territory; even within a…
State
An independent and internationally recognized territory with…
Nation
A group of people with a common ancestry-regardless of wether…
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World Geography-Unit 4
Fjord
peat
North Atlantic Drift
polder
a long narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
partially decayed plant matter found in bogs
a current of warm water from the Tropics
land that is reclaimed from sea or other body of water by dik…
Fjord
a long narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
peat
partially decayed plant matter found in bogs
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Unit 4, World Geography
Temperate grassland biomes have
Low-growing plants in this biome thriv…
Areas of Europe affected by a Mediterr…
Elevation influences temp. because..
seasonal shifts in temp. and variation in amounts of precipit…
The biome receives the greatest amount of solar energy during…
Warm, dry summers
higher elevations experience cooler temps. compared to lower…
Temperate grassland biomes have
seasonal shifts in temp. and variation in amounts of precipit…
Low-growing plants in this biome thriv…
The biome receives the greatest amount of solar energy during…
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World Geography Unit 4 Africa
Location of Nile
Location of Sahara
Location of Congo Basin
Location of Sahel
Top part of Africa
the strip right below the Sahara
Location of Nile
Location of Sahara
Top part of Africa
44 terms
Unit 4 World Geography
Fertile Crescent
Allogeneic River
Oasis
Wadi
Crescent-shaped area of land in the Middle East from the East…
River that shows up in the middle of a desert
A fertile spot in a desert where water is found
a valley, ravine, of channel that is dry except in the rainy…
Fertile Crescent
Crescent-shaped area of land in the Middle East from the East…
Allogeneic River
River that shows up in the middle of a desert
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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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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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Unit 4 vocab World geography
Culture
Society
Ethnic Group
Religion
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
A group that shares a grographic region, a common, language,…
A group of of people who share language, customs, and a commo…
The belief in a supernatural power or power that are regarded…
Culture
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
A group that shares a grographic region, a common, language,…
53 terms
Unit 4 World Geography and Cultures
Glaciation
Loess
Dike
Polder
Process in which glaciers move and spread over a long period…
Fine, yellowish brown topsoil made up of particles of silt an…
Mounds of sand built up that are supported by concrete walls
Reclaimed land that used to be uninhabitable because the land…
Glaciation
Process in which glaciers move and spread over a long period…
Loess
Fine, yellowish brown topsoil made up of particles of silt an…
20 terms
World Geography- Unit 4
Push/Pull Factors
What age group are most likely to move?
Migration
Mobility
The aspects that push someone out or pull someone into a new…
Young adults
The relocation of individuals involving a permanent move to a…
The ability to move from one location to another.
Push/Pull Factors
The aspects that push someone out or pull someone into a new…
What age group are most likely to move?
Young adults
World geography unit 4
Mount Mckinley?
Archipelago?
U.S. Territories?
Continental Divide?
Highest peak in North America
Hawaii
14 territories(Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands
High ridge of the Rocky's
Mount Mckinley?
Highest peak in North America
Archipelago?
Hawaii
World Geography Unit 4
Hot, dry winds that blow from North Af…
Main-Danube Canal links which 2 seas ?
The central highlands of France:
Europe is made up of these:
siroccos
North Sea and the Black Sea
the Massif Central highlands
peninsulas
Hot, dry winds that blow from North Af…
siroccos
Main-Danube Canal links which 2 seas ?
North Sea and the Black Sea
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world geography unit 4:political, urban, and economic geography
state
nation
nation-state
stateless-nation
area organized into a political unit and ruled by an establis…
group of people with common cultures EX Islam Nation
state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a parti…
nation that aspires to become a nation state but lacks the te…
state
area organized into a political unit and ruled by an establis…
nation
group of people with common cultures EX Islam Nation
World Geography unit 4.1
A clearly defined territory including…
resources
Land and resources
population
The world's countries are defined as...
--- can be more important than size or land area
--- and --- are the most common reasons for war throughout hi…
this does not determine the existence of a country
A clearly defined territory including…
The world's countries are defined as...
resources
--- can be more important than size or land area
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World Geography Unit 4 Vocab
glaciation
loess
polders
fjords
The process in which glaciers form and spread. The pushing of…
A fine, rich wind-board soil sometimes left by glaciers, that…
Reclaimed lands from the sea, that were dried by windmills. H…
during the ice age, the process of glaciation carved out, nar…
glaciation
The process in which glaciers form and spread. The pushing of…
loess
A fine, rich wind-board soil sometimes left by glaciers, that…
14 terms
World Geography Unit 4 - Europe
Parliament
European Union
Brexit
Euro
the highest elected body of government in the UK
a politico-economic union of 28 states located primarily in E…
The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union
the official currency of the eurozone
Parliament
the highest elected body of government in the UK
European Union
a politico-economic union of 28 states located primarily in E…
10 terms
World Geography Unit 4
Eurasia
What purpose do the Ural Mountains ser…
Where do most Russians live?
Rhine
name for the common landmass of Europe and Asia
To separate Europe and Russia
To the European side of the Ural Mountains
very important trade route in Western Europe
Eurasia
name for the common landmass of Europe and Asia
What purpose do the Ural Mountains ser…
To separate Europe and Russia
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Unit 4 World Geography KATY ISD
fjord
geothermal energy
glaciation
hot spring
a long, steep-sided glacial valley now filled by seawater
a form of energy conversion that captures heat form within th…
a process by which glaciers form and spread
a spring whose water issues at a temperature higher than that…
fjord
a long, steep-sided glacial valley now filled by seawater
geothermal energy
a form of energy conversion that captures heat form within th…
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