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DTM Vocab Stages 1-2


Demographic Transition Model (DTM) the transition from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates as a country develops from a pre-industrial to an industrialized economic system
Industrial of, relating to, or characterized by industry
Industrial Revolution A period of major industrialization that took place during the late 1700s and early 1800s.
Crude Birth Rate the number of live births occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year.
Crude Death Rate the number of deaths occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year.
Natural Increase Rate is the crude birth rate minus the crude death rate of a population.
Total Fertility Rate the average number of children a woman would have.
Infant Mortality Rate the number of deaths of children less than one year of age per 1000 live births.
Zero Population Growth the maintenance of a population at a constant level by limiting the number of live births to only what is needed to replace the existing population.
Primary Economic Activity are activities where natural resources are extracted from the earth.
Infrastructure the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities needed for the operation of a society or enterprise
Subsistence Farming self-sufficiency farming in which the farmers focus on growing enough food to feed themselves and their families
Agricultural Production the production of crops, livestock, or poultry
Replacement Babies A baby that a family has to replace another child that has died.
Famine extreme scarcity of food
Epidemic a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.
Pandemic (of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world.
Agricultural Revolution a period of transition from the pre-agricultural period characterized by a Paleolithic diet, into an agricultural period characterized by a diet of cultivated foods.
Mechanization the process of doing work with machinery
The Medical Revolution The advance of medicine, technology, and medical knowledge that resulted in the drop of death rates.
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