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Rivesville Geo chp4

Rivesville the USA

Contiguous Joined together inside a common boundary
Megalopolis Heavy urban settlement over a large area
Coral Reef Skeletons of small sea animals
Free Enterprise system Individual people have the right ti run businesses to make a profit with limited government interference
Service Industry A business that provides services to people instead of producing goods
Navigable Wide and deep enough to allow the passage of ships
Fossil Fuels Coal, oil or natural gas
Acid Rain Rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants
Landfills Where trash companies dump the waste they collect
Recycling Reusing materials instead of throwing them out
Free Trade Taking down trade barriers
Colonies Overseas settlements tied to a parent country
Democracy Form of government in which people rule
Federal republic Government divided between national and state powers
Seceded Withdrew from the national government
Immigrant People who move to a new country to make a permanent home
Ethnic Group Group of people who share a culture, language or history
Rural Country like
Urban City like
Suburbs Smaller communities surrounding a larger city
National Park An area set aside to protect wilderness and wildlife and for recreation
Created by: kmcgahagan



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