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5 18 Africa Vocab

Africa Vocabulary

developing country Poor country whose citizens mostly wrk in agriculture
Life expectancy the average number of years a person from a certain group live
natural resoures naturally ocurring materials that can be uesd by humans
scarcity inadequate supply or shortage
civil war fight between diffrent groups within country
colony oversea territity or settlement tied to a parent country
Coral reef sturucture formed by a sklelton of a small sea anaimal
deforestion windspread cutting of forests
desrttification proes which grassland changes into desert
drought long period of dryness and water shortage
genocide mass murder of people because of their races,religon
immigrant a person who moved to a new country to make a permanent homes
imperialism system for building foreign empire for military and trade advantage
indigenous native or or originating from a place
industrialized country a country in which a great deal of manufacturing occurs
literacy rate percentage of people who can write and read
Overgraze to allow animal to stripe area so bare that plants cannot grow back
refugee a person who flees from a country to avoid persecution and distater
savanna board grassland with few trees found in the the tropic
subsistence farm small plot where framers grow only enough food to feed his family
Created by: toni.kennedy