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Chapter 26-27 vocab

TermDefinition
Shifting agriculture Site is cleared, prepared, and used to grow crops
Forage Food for grazing animals
Deforestation Over stripping trees from the land.
Desertification Loss of all vegetation
Refugee Person who flees his or her home to escape danger or unfair treatment
Landlocked Nation cut off from the sea
Inland delta areas of lakes, creeks, and swamps away from the sea
Coup Sudden political takeover
Ancestor worship Belief in the spirits of the dead
Animism Ordinary things in the environment are believed to be a type of god.
World bank Give loans to countries
International Monetary Fund Give loans to countries
Structural Adjustment program set of guidlines
Watershed Dividing ridge between two basins
Mercenaries hired soldiers
Barter Exchange of goods without the use of money
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