World Geo Review

Abbey Miller

Vocab

Green Revolution- increase in crop production in developing countries by using fertilizer, pesticides, and high-yield crop varieties

Stateless Nation- ethnic, religious, linguistic, or other cohesive group which isn't the majority pop. In any nation state

Subsistence Farming- self-sufficiency farming in which farmers focus on growing enough food to feed themselves/families

Cultural Hearth- an area where new ideas/innovations pop up/spread to other parts of the world

Globalization- process of interaction & integration among people, companies, & gov. of diff. nations, process driven by international trade/ investment & aided by info. technology

Political Principles

Totalitarian gov.- relating to centralized gov. that doesn't tolerate parties of differing opinion and that exercises dictatoral control over many aspects of life

Socialist economy- gov. provides most of the important public services but still permits private ownership of some businesses

Characteristics of wealthier country- less chance of disease, higher life expectancy, around 2 kids per family, higher literacy rate

Characteristics of poorer country- low literacy rate, high chance of disease, lower life expectancy, lots of kids

Primary Activities- agriculture, mining,fishing,raw materials

Secondary Activities- manufacturing, processing

Tertiary Activities- service jobs- doctors, police, etc. Professional

Quaternary Activities- CEO, product improvement jobs

Maps

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What I Don't Know:

  • Angola
  • Belarus
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • France
  • Latvia
  • Thailand
  • Austria
  • Poland

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  • Scandinavian Peninsula
  • Caucasus Mountains
  • Kalahari Desert
  • Zambezi River
  • Indus River
  • Thank Desert
  • Ganges River
  • Yangtze River