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CH.8 GS Pt.1

QuestionAnswer
City-State City and its immediate hinterland
Colonialism Establish settlements
Compact state Boundary does not vary significantly
Elongated state Long, narrow shape
Enclave Country completely surrounded
Exclave bounded territory separated from state
Federal state Most powers to units of local government
Fragmented States Several discontinuous pieces of territory
Frontier Separating two states
Geometric Boundary Boundaries that are straight lines
Imperialism Control of territory already occupied
Landlocked state No direct outlet to sea
Law of the Sea Establishing states' rights ownership and the use of the earth's seas
Microstate small land area
Nation sharing a common language, ethnicity, religion, and other cultural attributes
Nation -State Country homogeneity and unity
Perforated State State that surrounds another one
Physical boundary boundaries correspond prominent physical features
Prorupted state Large projecting extension
Self-determination govern itself
Sovereignty Free from control of its internal affairs by other states
State Organized into a political unit and ruled by an established government
Unitary State Most power in the hands of central government officials
Created by: joemc40