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5 02 Africa Vocab

Africa Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Developing Country a poor country whose citizens mostly work in agriculture.
Life Expectancy the average number of years a person from a certain group lives.
Natural Resources naturally occurring materials that can be used by humans.
scarcity inadequate supply or shortage.
Civil War fight between different groups through out the country.
Colony overseas territory or settlement tied to a parent country.
Coral Reef structure formed by the skeletons os small sea animals.
Deforestation widespread cutting of forest.
Desertification process by which grasslands turns to dessert.
Drought a percentage of water shortage.
Genocide the delibrate killing of a large group of people.
Immigrant a person who perminatly lives in a foreign country.
Imperialism a policy extends a country's power.
Indigenous orrigainiting in a place normally native.
Industrial Country a term used to describe a country with a high level of develpment.
Literacy Rate is a propertion of people over the age of 15 that can read and write
Overgraze graze so heavily vegated that it is more likely to have erossion.
Refugee a person who is forced to leave there country inorder to escape the war.
Savanna a grassy plain in the tropical reigion with few trees.
Subsistence Farm farming that provides for the basic needs.
Created by: emily.bender