World Geo Final Exam Review
Stateless Nation - Culturally linked populations that are unrecognized in the international community and are not given a political voice.
Population Density - The average amount of people living per square kilometer in a country.
Plate Tectonics - Plates of large crust that float across the mantle and move across the earth.
Transboundary Pollution - Air and water pollution that crosses into other countries, regardless of where it originated.
Outsourcing - Relocating jobs outside of foreign countries.
Subsistence Farming - Only producing enough crops and livestock for family's survival.
Commercial Farming - Producing crops and livestock that is strictly for profit.
Cultural Assimilation - The process of sharing and absorbing parts of another persons culture and blending it with your own.
Cultural Hearth - A place where many cultures gather and share ideas, traditions, and beliefs with each other.
Cultural Diffusion - The spreading of a cultures traditions of beliefs from a central point.
Urbanization - A population shift from rural areas to cities, and what a city goes through to accomodate these changes.
Globalization - A process of integration and connection from a worldwide perspective of cultures, ideas, products, and viewpoints. But it can lead to pollution, an increased risk of pandemics, and loss of local traditions.