Team Teach Political Geo. Project
Group 3a. Camille, Hannah, David, Randy.
Landlocked - A territory that is completely surrounded by land with no coasts or seas bordering the country. (ex: Switzerland, Austria, Uzbekistan, etc.)
Enclave - A part of a state or an entire state that is entirely surrounded by the territory of another state. (ex: Kaliningrad Oblast, the UK, France, etc.)
Core - Processes that incorporate high levels of education, higher salaries, and more technology; generate more wealth than periphery processes in the world economy.
-Core Country: The industrialized capitalist countries on which periphery countries and semi-periphery countries depend on. Core countries control and benefit from the global market. (ex: the US, Australia, the UK, France, Etc.)
-Core Area: A region in the home range that is used frequently. Fruiting trees, termite mounds, sleeping sites, water resources, etc. (ex: a watering hole, a well, etc.)
Capital - Principle city in a state or country. The best place to locate a capital is at the center of a country, so it is a somewhat equal distance from all parts of the country.
Location - The geographical situation of people and things.
Alaska is an example of an exclave because it is separated from the rest o the U.S by Canada.
Switzerland is an example of a landlocked state because it does not have any coasts and it does not border any seas. It is completely surrounded by land.
Kaliningrad Oblast is an example of a enclave because it a part of a country that is completely surrounded by the territory of another state, not including the Baltic Sea.
Countries have to provide housing, but sometimes they don't have the space. Due to this, size is a relative matter when it comes to this. When a country is faced with problems with size and over-population, laws against emigration might be put in place.
Decline of Privacy
The NSA is trying to invade our privacy by trying to get information out of us. They are checking emails and other such things, mostly for safety purposes, so that they can see and stop any type of terrorism attack before it happens.
Broken Two-Party Sytem
The conflict between democrats and republicans. As well as in Ethnic political groups, there are a lot of wars going on, and a lot of people dealing with a lot of political tension.