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Oklahoma 7th grade geography
|process by which land becomes more and more dry until it turns into desert. This may be caused by climate change, human activities, or both
|form of government in which one person or a small group have absolute power.
|form of government that demands strict obedience from citizens, and limits individual freedoms. Citizens are not part of the political process.
|When the military overthrows the government and takes control of the country
|the former official South African policy of separating people according to race; it gave most of the political and economic power to whites
|an anti-apartheid leader who became the first black president of South Africa in 1994
|Primary sector of economy
|sector of economy that makes direct use of natural resources such as agriculture, fishing, forestry, and mining
|the precise point where a place is located on Earth
|where a place is located in relation to another place
|a way of representing the spherical Earth on a flat surface
|a change in the shape, size, or position of a place when it is shown on a map
|the pattern of weather over a long period of time
|large organizations that have operations in more than one country
|the elimination of a group of people based on race, religion, or some other factor
|is a military conflict in which nuclear weapons are used to inflict massive damage on the enemy
|a group of people in a country who share a unique culture and identity
|an area that is set apart from other places by the way of life of the people who live there
|the development of a global society in which people, money, information, and goods flow fairly freely across national borders
|a tax on goods that cross country borders
|the creation of flat areas on mountain slopes for the purpose of farming
|farming carried out mainly to provide food for farm families, with little surplus for sale to others
|removing or clearing away the trees from a forest. Often done to clear land for farming or ranching
|a wealthy country with an advanced economy.
|a poorer country with a less advanced economy.
|a seasonal wind. Summer monsoon winds in South Asia usually bring rain to that region
|the name for a hurricane that begins in the western Pacific Ocean
|a huge, destructive wave caused by an earthquake or a volcanic erruption
|a law in China that allows families to only have one child, with certain exceptions. The policy is meant to slow population growth