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SCA 2 vocabulary

TermDefinition
Nomads a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock.
Communist government is the radical social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society
Oligarchy a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
Monarchy a form of government with a monarch at the head.
Direct Democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide
Representative Democracy is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.
Brazil’s Escarpment The Great Escarpment in Brazil is a major geological formation that runs along much of the eastern coast of Brazil south of the city of Salvador.
Tyranny cruel and oppressive government or rule.
Tierra Fria mountain locations where high elevation results in a markedly cooler climate than that encountered in the lowlands at a comparable latitude.
Tierra Templada a pseudoclimatological term used in Latin America to refer to places which are either located in the tropics at a moderately high elevation or are marginally outside the astronomical tropics
Tierra Caliente a pseudo-climatological term used in Latin America to refer to those places within that realm which have a distinctly tropical climate.
Equator an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from both poles, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres and constituting the parallel of latitude 0°.
Region an area or division, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries.
Climates
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Tundra
Tropical
Savanna
Mediterranean
Culture
Dominant Culture
New Granda formation 1830
Absolute location
Mixed Economy
Traditional Economy:
Market Economy
Command Economy
Great Lakes
Amazon River source
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