Chapter 18 Test

What are the three types of classifying economic activities? Primary, Secondary, Tertiary What are primary activities? Activities that extract something from the Earth What has direct contact in primary activities? Workers and the natural environment What are secondary activities? Activities that have conversion of raw materials into intermediate or finished products What are tertiary activities? […]

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chapter 17

kums desert alluvial soil rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water wadi in the desert,a streambed that is dry except uring a heavy rain phosphate natural minerals containing chemical compounds often used in fertilizers atlas moutains mountain range on the northern edge of tha Sahara oasis small area in the […]

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Chapter 17

Taiga A forest of evergreen trees growing south of the tundra in Russia. P353 Steppe A wide, flat grasslands region that stretches from Ukraine across southern Russia to Kazakhstan. P353 Czar Emperor of the Russian Empire. P356 Abdicated Gave up the throne. P356 Allies Friendly countries that support one another against enemies. P357 Light industry […]

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chapter 17 &18

Phosphates Mineral salts containing phosphorusUsed to make fertilizer Asphalt Dark tarlike materialUsed to pave roads Secular Religion kept separate from the government Disapora The scattering of the Jewish population Zionism A movement that began among European Jews for them to establish a country or community in Palestine Mandate Former territories of the defeated nations of […]

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Chapter 16: Political Processes

Decision-making Process A series of steps one should follow to make a good decision. This includes considering options and selecting the best one. Points of View Different ways of thinking about issues, often shaped by each side’s political goals, economic interests, geography, background experiences, culture, and history. Cultural Beliefs Beliefs based upon a person’s culture, […]

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Chapter 16

Oil shale Layered rock that yields oil when hated. P321 Lignite A soft form of coal. P321 Amber Fossilized tree sap. P321 Indo-European A language family that includes many language of Europe, such as Germanic, Baltic, and Slavic languages. P322 Roma An ethnic group also known as Gypsies who are descended from people who may […]

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chapter 16 vocab

a venture involving three or more national states involving formal political, economic, and/or cultural cooperation to promote shared objectives supranationalism designed to induce states to change their behavior international sanctions signed by 157 states, in 1982; established states rights and responsibilities concerning the ownership and use of the earths seas and oceans and their resources […]

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