Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

ch.7&8 vocab

Megalopolis A very large city,a region made up of several large cities and their surrounding areas, consider ti be single urban complex.
Mangrove A tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas.
Bayou A marshy inlet or outlet of lake or a river.
Fall line Imaginary line between the appalachian moutains and the atlantic coastal plain, where rivers and streams form waterfalls and rapids as they desend from higher elevation to the coastal plain.
Sunbelt the southern and the southwestern states of the untied states, from carolinas to southern california, characterized by warm climate and recently, rapid population growth.
Humus the organic material that results when plants and animals that live in the soil die and decay.
Growing season In farming the average number of days between that last frost of spring and the first frost of fall.
Grain elevator A tall building equipped with machinery for loading cleaning storing and discharging grain.
Grain exchange A place where grain is bought and sold as a commodity.
Tundra A dry, treeless plain where temperature are always cool or cold and only specialized plants can grow.
aqueduct A large pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source over a long distance.
province A territory governed as a political division of a country.
maritime bordering on or near the sea relating to navigation or shipping.
lock an enclosed section of a canal, in which a ship may be raised or lowered by raising or lowering the level of the water in that section.
bedrock the solid rock underlying the earth's surface.
separatism a movement to win political, religious, or ethic independence from another group.
secede to withdraw formally from membership on a political or religious organization.
customs fees charged by government on imported goods.
tariff a tax imposed by government on imported goods.
NAFTA north american free trade agreement, which phased out trade barriers among the united states, canada, mexico.
Created by: ambermonfort