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Quiz 11 AP HUMAN

Vocabulary List

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Subsistence Agriculture Self-sufficient agriculture that is small scale and low technology and emphasizes food production for local consumption, not for trade.
Sustainable Agriculture Any of a number of environmentally friendly farming methods that preserve an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of natural resources.
Sustainable Development Any construction that can be maintained over time without damaging the environment; development balancing near-term interests with the protection of the interests of future generations.
Swidden A plot of land cleared for farming by burning away vegetation.
Taboo Proscribed by society as improper or unacceptable.
Tertiary Sector Economic activity associated with the provision of services-such as transportation, banking, retailing, education, and routine office-based jobs.
Textile Any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting.
Thresh ?
Threshold The point at which a physiological or psychological effect begins to be produced.
Toponym Place name.
Total Fertility Rate (TFR) The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.
Township A unit of local government, usually a subdivision of a county, found in most midwestern and northeastern states of the U.S. and in most Canadian provinces.
Transhumance A seasonal periodic movement of pastoralists and their livestock between highland and lowland pastures.
Transnational Corporation Any corporation that is registered and operates in more than one country at a time; also called a multinational corporation.
Triangular Slave Trade Trade route between Britian, the West Indies, and America that traded goods and slaves.
Truck Farming A farm for the growing of vegetables for the market.
Underclass A social stratum consisting of impoverished persons with very low social status.
Uneven Development On a multitude of scales, the condition of an economy which has not benefited equally from development either in a spatial sense and/or within classes in society.
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