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1 12 Africa Vocab

Africa Vocabulary

TermDefinition
developing country a poor country whose citizens mostly work in agriculture
life expectance the average number of years a person from a certain group lives
natural resources naturally occurring materials the can be used by by human
scarcity inadequate supply or shortage
civil war fight between dirrerent groupes within a country
imperialism system of building foreign empires of military and trade advanantiges
colony overseas territory or settlement tired to a parent country
coral reef structure formed by the skeletons
deforestation widespred cutting of forests
9. desertification process by which grasslands change to desert
10. drought long period of exteme dryness and water shortages
11. genocide mass murder of a people because of there race religion
12. immigrant person who moves to a new country to make a permanent home
indigenous native to or origination from a placve
industrialized country country in which a great deal of manufacturing occurs
literacy rate percentage of people who can read and write
overgraze to allow animals to strip areas so bare that plants cannot grow back
refugee person who flees to anouther country
savanna broad grassland with few trees found in the tropics
subsistence farm small plot where a farmer grows only enough food to feed his own family
Created by: quin.holland