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9geography jsr9

vocabulary map skills

geography a study of people, their environments
absolute location exact location, coordinates
relative location location in relation to something else
import bringing something into your country
export bringing something out of your country
elevation height above sea level
climate the general weather of the area
interdependence a mutual dependence of countries on goods, resources, and knowledge from other parts of the world
racism belief that one racial group is superior to another
latitude run east to west and measure how far north or south of the equator
longitude run north to south and measure how far east and west of the prime meridian
culture all things that make up a people's entire way of life
ethocentrism judge another culture based on your own
diffusion movement of customs or ideas from one place to another
dictatorship government run by one person whom has absolute rule
nuclear family parents and kids
5 themes of geography location, interaction, region, movement and place
7 elements of culture social organization, religion, language, economy, government, arts and literature, customs and traditions.
parallel latitude line
meridian longitude line
hemisphere half of the earth
7 continents North America, South America, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, Europe, Africa
monotheism belief in one god
Hebrews rebuilt solomons temple in Jerusalem called jews after judea
Moses the hebrews believed that god made an agreement with moses
King David/King Solomon unified israel wisdom mad jerusalem into a great capital
Romans they ruled palestine conquered middle east
Diaspora Jews scattering of jews through out the world
10 Commandments religious ethical and moral laws recieved by moses from god
Torah holy book
prophet religious teachers they reminded jews of duties
Jesus founder of christianity
Gospels recorded jesus miracles
messiah one anointed by god
parable short stories with simple moral lessons
christianity founded by jesus believes in one god
martyr people who suffer or die for their beliefs
pope father of the church
extended family has several generations living in one household
democracy when the people have supreme power
republic The people choose the leaders who represent them
command economy the government controls the economy
stereotype judging someone based on one of their characteristics
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