Flashcards in Ch1 Deck (26):
This refers to the process of a colony gaining control over its own territory and establishing an independent government
The differences between culture, ethnicity, economics, and landscapes
A region defined by the aspect of a physical form. Region as a mountain range, a river, or valley
A region with a function
A social condition of complete parity and equality between males and females
Geographic information Systems. Computer assisted geography.
The study of earth
A concept of the world and its participants
Global Positioning System. A satellite navigation system. System that locates by satellite.
Gross domestic product. Total value of goods and services produced by a country In a year
Gross national Income. GDP+overseas monies.
Ex ford motor company making money in U.S. And Europe.
Human development index. UN program that addresses statistics of human development.
Less developed country. Country with low living standard. Underdeveloped country. Found in Africa.
Language of trade. Used to make communication possible in other countries when you can't speak their language.
The ratio of distance on a map
Longitude lines that run north to south
More developed country. A well developed industrial economy/country
Lines of latitude that run east to west
The number of people per unit of area
The zero degree longitude line on a map
Geographic concept of an area
Refers to the separation of church and state. Of politics and religion.
Systematic use of terror to achieve political or cultural goals
The percentage of people that live in cities or towns
A region of ones own perception