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Chp.21,22,23 vocab

TermDefinition
Agricultural Revolution hunters and gathers first began to raise plants and animals for food about 8000 B.C.
Civilization Complex societies
Monotheism belief in only one god
Protectorates areas that have their own government but are controlled by an outside power.
Chaparral ecosystem based on drought-resistant herbs and bushes
Poaching illegal hunting
Mosque Islamic place of worship
Muezzin crier
Minerat tower attached to the mosque
Desalination Plant Evaporate seawater to obtain fresh water
Nomad people that travel from place to place.
Trade Deficit Negative trade balance
Trade Surplus Positive trade balance
Autonomy Independence
genocide systematic killing or intentional destruction of a people`
Nationalism desire of a cultural group to rule themselves as a separate nation
Chernozen sound base for agriculture
Foundamentalism set of religious beliefs based on a strict interpretation of a sacred text
Yurt Large, portable, round tents made of wooden frames covered with felt or skins
Desertification extension of desert landscape through the activities of people and livestock as well as climate changes.
Mandate land to be governed by an outside power
Zionists to solve oppression by returning to the place they perceived as their homeland
Self-determination right to decide their own political future
Drip irrigation preserves precious water resources by letting precise amounts of water drip onto plants from pipes.
Potash used in explosives and fertilizers
Fertile Crescent Farming and the first civilizations developed.
Militia Peoples army
Anarchy Lawlessness
Embargo Severe restriction on trade with other countries
Desalination Plants that remove salt from seawater
Infrastructure Comprises a country's basic support facilities
Falaj System Underground and surface canals.
Created by: Student102