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Micronesia one of the three regions of Oceania, meaning "tiny islands"
Melanesia a region in Oceania meaning "black islands"
Polynesia one of the three regions in Oceania, meaning "many islands"
copra the dried meat of coconuts
Subsistence activities an activity in which a family produces only the food, clothing, and shelter they themselves need
ASEAN The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, an alliance that promotes economic growth and peace in the region (Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, singapore, Thailand)
Khmer Empire a powerful empire that lasted roughly from the 9th to the 15th centuries in what is now Cambodia
Oceania regions Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia
World War II Japan occupied SEA during World War II
Island groups all the nations of Oceania except Nauru are island groups (Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Samoa, Papau New Guinea, Solomon islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu)
Marshall Islands A country that consists of an island group of Oceania in the Pacific Ocean
Tahiti located in Polynesia, and east of Tonga
Poi taro root made into a paste and is often allowed to ferment
Aborigines people that migrated to Australia from Asia at least 40,000 years ago
Oceania economy most of the economy revolves by subsistence activities, fishing and agriculture have great income, turism has become important and few factories
International Date Line goes through Micronesia and Tonga and finally east of South Island, New Zealand
Tonga A country that consists of an island group of Oceania in the Pacific Ocean
Kiribati A country that consists of an island group of Oceania in the Pacific Ocean
Treaty of Waitangi the treaty signed by the British and Maori in 1840 giving Britain control over New Zealand
Maori the first settlers of New Zealand, who had imigrated from Polynesia more than 1,000 years ago
Colonization many Europeans began to arrive SEA in 1509, few had interest is colonization but rather wealth, used methods to take over trade, colonial rulers set up tralized bureaucratic governments, forced to produce commodities, effect of sparking nationalism
Vietnam War the military conflict resulting from American involvement in South Vietnam to prevent its takeover by Communist North Vietnam
taro a tropical Asian plant with a starchy root, which can be eaten as a boiled vegetable or made into breads
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