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Vocab Chap 7 and 8
Chapter 7 and 8th
|A very large city, A region made up of several large cities and their surrounding areas, considered to be a single urban complex.
|A tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas.
|A marshy inlet or outlet of a lake or river.
|Imaginary line between the appalachian Mountains and the atlantic coastal plain, where rivers and streams from waterfall and rapids as they descend from higher elevations to the coastal plain.
|The southern and western states of the nites stats, from the carolines to southern california, characterized by a warm climate and, recently, rapid population growth.
|The organic material that results when plants and animals that live in the soil die and decay.
|In farming, the average number of days between the last frost of spring and the first frost of fall
|A tall building equipped with machinery for loading, cleaning, storing, and discharging grain.
|A place where grain is bought and sold as a commodity
|A dry, treeless plain where temperatures are always cool or cold and only specialized plants can grow.
|A large pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source over a long distance.
|A territory governed as a political division of a country.
|Bordering on or near the sea; relating to navigation or shipping.
|An enclosed section of a canal, in which a ship ma be raised or lowered by raising or lowering the level of the water in that section.
|The solid rock underlying the earths surface.
|A movement to win political, religious, or ethnic independence from another group.
|To withdraw formally from membership in a political or religious organization.
|Fees charged by a government on imported goods.
|A tax imposed by a government on imported goods.
|North america free trade agreement, which phased out trade barriers among the united states, Canada, and mexico