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Ch. 8 BB Vocab

Political Geography the study of political orginization of the world
Territoriality the attemp by an individual or group to affect or control people, phenomena and relationships by asserting control over an area
Capitalism People or states etc produce goods and exchange them to the world market with a goal to make a profit
Core High edu, High salary, more technology higher economy
Periphery Low edu, Low salary, less technology low economy
Semi-Periphery places where core and periphery are both occuring
Devolution the movement of power from the central gov. to regional gov within a state
Territorial representation each representation is elected from a territorially defined districts in the house of representative
Reapportionment the process by which districts are moved according to population shifts
spliting process by which the minority and majority where seprated over an area equally to ensure majority control
Majority-minority districts packed districts where a majority of the populayion is the minority
Geometric Boundarie when boundaries are drawn using gris system like lattitude longitude and townships and ranges
physical political boundarie boundaries that follow an aggred upon feature in the the physical landscape
Heartlan theory any political power based in the heart of Eurasia could dominate the world
Supranational orginization a seprate entity composed of 3 or more states that share a common goal and want mutal benifit
Created by: BB2424