Chapter 18 SQ and Chapter Review Flashcards Preview

Cultural Geography Study Notes > Chapter 18 SQ and Chapter Review > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chapter 18 SQ and Chapter Review Deck (20):
1

Turkistan

Whose capital is Mary

2

buffer state

A neutral state between two rivals who agreed to keep their armies out.

3

madrasah

An Islamic seminary

4

Armenians

Have a unique language with its own alphabet

5

Silk Road

Linked Rome and China

6

Mujideen

Strugglers

7

Taliban

Seekers or students

8

Wakhan Corridor

A narrow panhandle that Russia and Great Britain created to stretch the buffer zone to china.

9

Choose 1 nation in this chapter and identify 1-2 ways Russian has influenced their culture.

Kazakhstan has been influenced by Russia and because of that it is a prosperous nation

10

Why is the Caspian region likely to become a battleground in the future?

Oil

11

What 2 challenges hinder economic development in Central Asia?

It's a landlocked area and it was controlled by communist

12

What did the soviets do in the countries that they controlled in the Caucasus to weaken nationalism and ensure loyalty to the Soviet Union?

Divide the regions by people groups.

13

Why are there so many languages and cultures in the Caucasus?

There are mountains

14

Terms

delete card

14

Explain the significance

delete card

14

What product ruled trade across Central Asia?

Silk

15

Through what modern nation did the Silk Road pass into china?

Kyrgyzstan

16

What famous pass links Central Asia with India?

Khyber pass

17

Chapter Review

delete card

20

SQ - answer highlighted questions here

delete this card