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what is nationalization?

taking private industry and making it public

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give an example of nationalization

copper in chile

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command economy

production of goods is determined by central government

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traditional economy

goods are traded just to be traded, no money involved

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free market

production of goods is determined by consumers.

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what does diffusion mean?

its the spreading of anything among the land (people, goods, ideas)

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what is culture?

the total knowledge, customs, etc. that an area is brought up with.

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name the characteristics of a state?

a small, Independent unit that is within a country.

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which nations don't have states?

Palestinians, kurds, and basques

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name the 4 types of government?

democracy, monarchy, dictatorship, and communist.

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5 themes of geography?

location, place (physical features), region, human-environment interaction, and movement.

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Humid continental?

humid and varies across a continent

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what is the belief in more than one God?

polytheism

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what happened in Yugoslavia?

president died and one party didn't want the others in power..thus, civil war.

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religion of Bosnia?

muslim

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religion of Serbia?

Eastern Orthodox

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religion of Croatia?

roman catholisism

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why was the Berlin Wall built?

to separate the democratic west from the communist east.

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what is a czar? where is one found?

a king, and in RUSSIA

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why did the Irish move to the US during the 1840's?

irish potato famine

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4 provinces that make up the U.K?

england, scotland, wales, and Northern Ireland

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what were the 4 MAIN causes of WW1?

imperialism, militarism, nationalism, and alliences

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religion of russia?

orthodox christianity

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martin luther?

a Protestant reform leader in germany

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how did the bubonic plague spread?

trade routes

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5 satillite nations of the former Soviet Union?

Poland, East Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Czech

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one country that hasn't joined the European Union?

norway

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NATO

North American trade agreement

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where is Patagonia?

Argentina

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the Treaty of Tordesillas divided which 2 countries?

Spain and portugal

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language of brazil?

portuguese

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where were the first incas?

andes mountains-PERU

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NAFTA?

North American free trade agreement

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where would you find a Cerrado?

brazil

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where would you find some llanos?

columbia and venesuela

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where are the pampas?

Argentina and Uruguay

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which S. American country has a lot of oil?

Venesuela

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what's a Mercosur?

a common market

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who was hernan cortes?

conquer of the spanish

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where is the Fertile Crescent?

the Nile river

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what is the Merida initiative?

an agreement between the U.S, Mexico, and a few other countries that all try to stop drug trafficking.

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what are the 5 pillars of islam?

fasting, faith, prayer, charity, and pilgrimage

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what is the hajj?

a large migration of islamic ppl annually

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members of OPEC?

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, and the U.A.E

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what is Zionism?

when the jews wanted to go back to their homeland

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supreme leader of iran?

Ali khemeni

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indochina is made up of?

Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

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which asian country was part of the U.S at one point?

the Philippines

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caste system?

the hindu belief that you will live a life higher in the royalty sense in your next life if you're good in this life.

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define archaipello?

a group of islands.

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largest muslim country in the world?

Indochina

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what/where was the apartheid?

a racial segregation that occurred in South Africa.

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Muhammar Quadaffi?

Libyan leader who allowed terrorists to train in Libya.

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Omar al-Bashir?

leader of Sudan

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which countries remained peaceful throughout everything in Africa?

ghana, m, and botswana

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hugo chavez?

leader of Venezuela?

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Honsni Mubarak?

leader of Egypt

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religion in Australia?

Christianity...