World Geo Review
Population Density- the number or people living per unit of an area
Plate Tectonics- theory that the lithosphere is divided into a number of crustal plates
Outsourcing- to obtain a good or service from an outside source
Subsistence Farming- farming for need of farmer
Commercial Farming- Farming to sell for profit
Cultural Assimilation- process in which members of an ethnic group lose cultural characteristics and blend with a new one
Cultural Hearth- place where certain related changes in land-use appeared due to human domestication of plants and animals
Cultural Diffusion- spreading of culture from one place to another
Urbanization- act or urbanizing or taking on the characteristics of a city
Globalization- process that leads to pollution, disease, and loss of local traditions
Migration in the US went east to west.
Most borders are on lines of longitude or latitude.
Most countries in South America gained independence between 1790-1828.
The UN was created to keep world peace, create a union, and to provide aid.
North Africa is predominantly Muslim while Southern Africa is mainly European Christian.
GDP is the most important factor in deciding developed countries.
The Columbian Exchange- was able to happen due to improved technological advancements at sea.
For Saudi Arabia to keep there growth up the must diversify their economy.