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Chapter 5 & 6 Vocab

TermDefinition
Colony A territory separated from but subject to a ruling power.
Annex To formally incorporate into a country or state the territory of another.
Ceded To transfer or give up.
Civil War A conflict between opposing groups of citizens of the same country.
Industrial Revolution The shift from human power to machine power.
Continental Divide A boundary or are of high ground that separates rivers flowing toward opposite sides of a continent.
Drainage Basin The entire area of land that is drained by a major river and its tributaries.
Tributary A river or stream that flows into a main river.
Striation Marks characterizing glaciated areas of rocks.
Rain Shadow An area of reduced rainfall on the leeward side of the high mountains.
Literacy The ability to read and write.
Suburb A residential area outside a central city.
Standard of Living A person's or group's level of material well-being, as measured by education, housing, health care, and nutrition.
Per Capita Per person.
Gross Domestic Product The total value of goods and services produced within a county in a year, including the domestic output of foreign firms and excluding the output of domestic firms in foreign countries.
Canal An artificial waterway.
Telecommunication Communication by electronic means.
Free Enterprise An economic system that allows individuals to won , operate, and profit from their own businesses in an open, competitive market.
Metropolitan Area A major city and its surroundings.
Hierarchy Rank according to function.
Hinterland The area served by a metropolis.
Created by: schmidt55