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Set 5 #5 Africa

savanna a grassland in a tropical or semi-tropical area
desertification the process by which various types of land become desert.
tropical rainforest A forest where it rains nearly every day.
Imperialism The practice of a government extending its power & borders by taking over or indirectly controlling another country.
Apartheid The policy of discrimination based on race and color of skin used in South Africa
F.W. (Wiilam) DeKlerk A white South African who opposed apartheid; he became president in 1989.
Nelson Mandela Led the fight against apartheid; spent 26 years in prison;first black president of South Africa .
Pan-African Movement The idea of a political alliance or union of all African nations.
Aids Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, a serious, often fatal disease.
Subsistence Farming When you grow only enough food to feed your family.
Genocide The deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group
Animist Religion Usually a traditional religion that teaches all natural objects and forces have spirits .
HIV The virus that causes AIDS.
Corrupt Lacking integrity, being dishonest or immoral.
Sanction A penalty or pressure to get a country to change its policies.
Famine Widespread scarcity of food.
credit Money that a bank or business will allow a person to use and then pay back in the future
segregated When people are forced to be separated from others in a society because of their race.
refugee A person who flees his or her country to escape violence of war.
civil war A war within the same country.
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