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Genocide

Attempt to destroy a whole people

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Geographic information system

Computer based system that stores and uses
information linked to geographic locations

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Geographic perspective

On way of looking at the world using geographic tools and concepts

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Geography

Study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth

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Glacier

Slow-moving body ice

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Government

Group of people who have the power to make and
enforce laws for a country or area

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Great depression

Worldwide economic slump during the 1930s

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Great Rift Valley

Long unusually flat area of land between areas of
higher ground in eastern Africa

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Great Trek

During the late 1700s The migration of Boers in England from the Cape colony to escape British
Rule

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Green Revolution

Increase in agricultural production created by improved technology

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Griot

African musician storyteller who used music to track heritage and record history as well as entertain

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Gross domestic product

Total value of all goods and services produced in a country in a year

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Gross domestic product per capita

A country's GDP divided by the number of people who live in the country

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Gross national product GNP

Annual income of a countries companies and residents

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Guild

Association of people Who have a common interest

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Gulag

Soviet forced labor camp