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1 08 Africa Vocab

Africa Vocabulary

developing country a poor country whose citizens mostly work in agriculture
life expectancy the average number of years a person from a certain group lives
natural resources natural occurring materials that can be used by humans
scarcity inadequate supply or shortage
civil war fight between different groups within a country
colony overseas territory or settlement tied to a parent country
coral reef structure formed by the skeletons of small sea animals
deforestation widespread cutting of forests
desertification process by which grasslands change to deserts
drought long period of extreme dryness and water storages
genocide mass murder of a people
immigrant a person who migrates to a different country usually from a permanent residence
imperialism rules of extending the rule or law of an empire over foreign countries,or of making and holding colonies and dependencies
indigenous originating in and characteristic of a particular region or country
industrialized country To develop industry in a country or society
literacy rate the rate in witch a certain amount of people in a country know how to read or write
overgraze to excess
refugee a person who flees for refuge or safety, especially to a foreign country
savanna a plain effected by treegrouth
subsistence farm self-sufficiency farming in witch the farmers foucus ongrowing enough food to feed trere families and them selves
Created by: nicholas.cox