Flashcards in Ch. 7 Deck (13)
Shi'ite Muslim distribution
what is present day Iraq & Syria; the cradle of civilization, birth of agriculture.
Aswan High Dam
Located in Egypt; 2 purposes: electricity and regulating the flow of the Nile.
Darfur- ethnic cleansing
Border of Chad & Sudan; Africa transition zone... muslims moving aggressively to South Saharan.
Iraq/ Mesopotamia rivers
Fertile Crescent/ Euphrates and Tigris River
#1 oil reserve in the world.. Country's ONLY commodity.
Saudi Arabia - oil
Engineering disaster; dried out portion of Southwest Asia.
Afghanistan - ethnic groups
Pashtun is the main ethnic group in power.
North africa/ Southwest Asia countries
Afghanistan; not Pakistan
India population distribution
Everywhere is populated
Caste system - religion