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chapter 10

chapter 10 section 1

plateau an earea of hgiht flat land
peninsila a strip of land that just ot into an ocean
irrigation the watering of farmland with water drawn from reservoirs or rivers
sinkhole a hole formed when limestone is dessolved
hacienda a large spanish owned estate in the americans oftenrun as a farm or a cattle ranch
land redistribution a policy by wich land is take from those who own large amounts and redistributd to these who have littiel or none
ejido farmland owned colletively by members of riral community
subsistence farming frarming that provides only enough for the needs of a family or a village
latifundio a large commerical farmowend by a pricates individual orr farmind cmoany
cash crop a farm crop grown sale and profit
migrat worker a wirjer who travels from place to place working where etra hel is needed to cultivate or harvest crops
NAFTA north american free trade agreement wich phased ot trade barriers among the united states canda and mecico
maquiladora a factory in mexcio along the united states border that asse mbles goods for export
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