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AP GEO CH 7

Adams HCHS AP Human Geo. Rubenstein Ch 7

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Apartheid Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically separated different races into different geographic areas.
Balkanization The process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among its ethnicities.
Balkanized Term widely used to describe a small geographic area that could not successfully be organized into one or more stable states because it was inhabited by many ethnicities with complex and long-standing antagonisms toward each other.
Black Lives Matter Movement that campaigns against violence and perceived racism toward black people and educates others about the challenges that Black people continue to face in the U.S.
Blockbusting A process by which real estate agents convince white property owners to sell their houses at low prices because of fear that persons of color will soon move into the neighborhood.
Centripetal Force An attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for the state.
Ethnic cleansing The process by which a more powerful ethnic group forcibly removes a less powerful one in order to create an ethnically homogeneous region.
Ethnic enclave A place with a high concentration of an ethnic group that is distinct from those in the surrounding area.
Ethnicity Identity with a group of people who share the cultural traditions of a particular homeland or hearth.
Ethnoburb A suburban area with a cluster of a particular ethnic population.
Ethnophobia Fear of people of a particular ethnicity.
Genocide The mass killing of a group of people in an attempt to eliminate the entire group from existence.
Nationalism Loyalty and devotion to a particular nationality.
Nationality Identity with a group of people that share legal attachment to a particular place.
Race Identity with a group of people who are perceived to share a physiological trait, such as skin color.
Racism Belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial difference produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.
Racist A person who subscribes to the beliefs of racism.
Redlining A process by which financial institutions draw red-colored lines on a map and refuse to lend money for people to purchase or improve property within the lines.
Sharecropper A person who works fields rented from a landowner and pays the rent and repays loans by turning over to the landowner a share of the crops.
Triangular slave trade A practice, primarily during the 18th century, in which European ships transported trade goods from Europe to Africa, slaves from Africa to Caribbean islands and molasses from the islands to Europe.
Xenophobia Fear of people who are from other countries.
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