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chapter 18-20

TermDefinition
domestication the process of training and breeding animals for use by hummans
communism a system of goverment in wich goverment controls the means of production deteriming what goods will be made how much workers will be paid and how much iteams will coast
eurasia the name some geographers suggest should be used for the landmass of erope and aisa
inland sea a sea that is almost completely surrounded by land
tundra a dry treeles plain where temperatures are always cool or cold and only specialized lants and plants grow
tagi thinly scattered coniferous forests found in erope and asia
steppe a tempreate grassland found in europe and aisa
multiethnationalnic composed of many ethnic groups
ethnic group people who sare such things as culture language and religion
acid rain rain whose high concentration of chemicals usually from industrial pollution watter kills plant and animals life and eats away at the surface of stone and rock like a form chemical weathering
national identity a peoples sense of what makes them a nation
ghetto a section of a city in wich a particlular minority group is forvce to live
holocaust the excution of 6 million jews in nazi concentration camps during world war2
velvet revolution
collective farm a gaoverment owned farm managed by workers who share the profits frim their produce
privatization the process of sellin government owned industries and busnesses to prrived
balkanize to break up into small mutually hostile political units as iccured in the balkans after world war1
entrepreneur a go getter individual who starts an builds a busness
multiplier effect the effect an investement has in multiplying related jobs throught out the econonmy
annex to formally incorprorate into a country or state the territory of another
diversify to increase the variety
tundra
taiga
0plchemozem
permafrost
czar an emperor of russia
abdicate to surrender ones office throne or authoritty
soviet
command ecnomy an economic ststem that is controlled by a single central goverment
glasnost
perestroika
ruble
black market the system of selling goods and services out side of official channels
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