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Ch 18-20

TermDefinition
domestication process of training and breeding animals fore use of humans
communism a system of government in which the government controls the means of production determining that goods will be made, how much workers will be paid,, and how much items will cost
Eurasia the name some geography suggest should be used for the landmass of Europe and Asia
inland sea a sea that is almost completely surrounded by land
tundra dry treeless plain where temperature are always cool or cold and only specialized plants grow
taiga thinly scattered coniferous forests found in Europe and Asia
steppe a temperate grassland found in Europe and Asia
multiethnie composed of many ethnic groups
ethnic group people who share such things as culture, language, and religion
acid rain rain whose high concentration of chemicals usually from industrial from industrial pollution, pollutes water, kills plant and animal life, and eats away the surface of stone, nd rock, creating chemical weathering
infant mortality the number of children per 1,000 live births that die within the first year
material mortality the number of women who died due to pregnancy and childbirth complication per 1,000 live births
life expectancy the number of years an individual is expected to live as determined by statistics
Chernozem rich topsoil found in Russian steppes and other mid-latitude grassland
permafrost layer of soil just below the earths surface that stays permanently frozen.
czar emperor of Russia
abdication
soviet
command economy
glasnost
perestroika in the former soviet union a policy of economic restricting
ruble currency of Russia
black market
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