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Chapter 5-6

ceded to transfer or give up.
colony a territory separated from but subject to a ruling power.
per capita per person.
industrial revolution the shift from human power to machine power.
annex to formally incorporate into a country or state the territory of another.
continental divide a boundary or area of high ground that separates rivers flowing toward opposite. sides of a continent
drainage basins the entire area of land that is drained by a major river and its tributaries.
civil war a conflict between opposing groups of citizens of the same country.
tributary a river or stream that flows into a river.
rain shadow an area of reduced rainfall on the leeward side of high mountains.
literacy the ability to read and write.
standard of living a person's or groups level of material well-being, as measured by education, housing, healthcare,and nutrition.
Striation marks marks characterizing glaciated areas of rocks.
Suburb a residential are outside a central city.
Gross national product the total value of a nations goods and services ,including the output of domestic firms in foreign countries and excluding the domestic output of foreign firms.
Canal an artificial waterway.
Telecommunication communication by electronic means.
Free Enterprise an economic system that allows individuals to own,operate, and profit from their own business in an open, competitive market.
Metropolitan Area a major city and its surrounding suburbs
Hierarchy rank according to function.
Hinterland the area served by a metropolis.
Created by: Victor42