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a country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although ir has no formal athority
any area in which one nation wields dominant power over another or others
is a spatial region or concept division over which a state or organization has a level of cultural, economic, military, or political exclusivity, accommodating to the interests of powers outside the borders of the state that controls it
economic theroy based on creating a favorable balance of trade
having more exports than imports
governments encouraged exports from their own country; tariffs were passed to discourage imports Ex: colonies provide resources to mother country, mother country makes products for the colonies and other countries and exports to them, colonies weren't allowed to sell to other countries
a region at the western edge of settlement in the U.S.
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force
the belief that one culture is more enlightened, advanced, civilized, or intelligent than another
in Europe south of Belgium; largest country in western Europe, nicknamed "l'hexagone"; home to 67 million people; capital city is Paris; #1 tourist destination in the world.
in Europe bordering Italy, France & Germany; east of France, it has 4 official languages; known for international banking, chocolate, watches and timepieces, and over 200 years of neutrality in world conflict.
in Europe north of France
Which process is illustrated by the map?
Does Madras India have high or low accessibility?
Cambodia is one of the least developed countries in Monsoon Asia - it has a low GDP per capita, a high infant mortality rate, a lack of doctors, and a low literacy rate. What PRINCIPLE of geography does this best reflect?
identity with a group of people who share the cultural traditions of a particular homeland or hearth
is identity with a group of people who are perceived to share a physiological trait such as skin color
identity with a group of people who share legal attachment to a particular country
Conflict over the language of the border agreement in a treaty or boundary contract : Examples- Argentina and Chile
Dispute over where a boundary is placed : Examples : Ethiopia and Somalia
Dispute over management of a boundary : Examples : trading and immigration