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5 17 Africa Vocab

Africa Vocab

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 Naturally 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 grassland change to desert.
Drought Long period of extreme dryness and water shortages.
Genocide mass murder of a people because of their Race, religion, ethnicity, politics, or culture.
Immigrant Person who moves to a new country to make a permanent home.
Imperialism System of building foreign empires for military and trade advantages.
Indigenous Native to or originating from a place.
Industrialized country Country of which a great deal of manufacturing occurs.
Literacy rate Percentage of people who can read and write.
Overgraze To allow animals to strip areas so bare that plants cannot grow back.
Refugree Person who flees to another country to avoid persecution or disaster.
Savanna Broad grassland with few trees, found in the tropics.
Subsistence farm Small plot where a farmer grows only enough food to feed his own family.
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