Flashcards in finals study Deck (58):
what is nationalization?
taking private industry and making it public
give an example of nationalization
copper in chile
production of goods is determined by central government
goods are traded just to be traded, no money involved
production of goods is determined by consumers.
what does diffusion mean?
its the spreading of anything among the land (people, goods, ideas)
what is culture?
the total knowledge, customs, etc. that an area is brought up with.
name the characteristics of a state?
a small, Independent unit that is within a country.
which nations don't have states?
Palestinians, kurds, and basques
name the 4 types of government?
democracy, monarchy, dictatorship, and communist.
5 themes of geography?
location, place (physical features), region, human-environment interaction, and movement.
humid and varies across a continent
what is the belief in more than one God?
what happened in Yugoslavia?
president died and one party didn't want the others in power..thus, civil war.
religion of Bosnia?
religion of Serbia?
religion of Croatia?
why was the Berlin Wall built?
to separate the democratic west from the communist east.
what is a czar? where is one found?
a king, and in RUSSIA
why did the Irish move to the US during the 1840's?
irish potato famine
4 provinces that make up the U.K?
england, scotland, wales, and Northern Ireland
what were the 4 MAIN causes of WW1?
imperialism, militarism, nationalism, and alliences
religion of russia?
a Protestant reform leader in germany
how did the bubonic plague spread?
5 satillite nations of the former Soviet Union?
Poland, East Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Czech
one country that hasn't joined the European Union?
North American trade agreement
where is Patagonia?
the Treaty of Tordesillas divided which 2 countries?
Spain and portugal
language of brazil?
where were the first incas?
North American free trade agreement
where would you find a Cerrado?
where would you find some llanos?
columbia and venesuela
where are the pampas?
Argentina and Uruguay
which S. American country has a lot of oil?
what's a Mercosur?
a common market
who was hernan cortes?
conquer of the spanish
where is the Fertile Crescent?
the Nile river
what is the Merida initiative?
an agreement between the U.S, Mexico, and a few other countries that all try to stop drug trafficking.
what are the 5 pillars of islam?
fasting, faith, prayer, charity, and pilgrimage
what is the hajj?
a large migration of islamic ppl annually
members of OPEC?
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, and the U.A.E
what is Zionism?
when the jews wanted to go back to their homeland
supreme leader of iran?
indochina is made up of?
Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
which asian country was part of the U.S at one point?
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.
a group of islands.
largest muslim country in the world?
what/where was the apartheid?
a racial segregation that occurred in South Africa.
Libyan leader who allowed terrorists to train in Libya.
leader of Sudan
which countries remained peaceful throughout everything in Africa?
ghana, m, and botswana
leader of Venezuela?
leader of Egypt