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social studies

number of deaths per year out of every 1000 people. death rate
number of children born each year for every 1000 people. birthrate
severe lack of food. famine
average number of people living in a square mile or square killometer. population density
growth of cities urbanization
to leave a country and move to another emigrate
a person who flees to another country to escape persecution or disaster refugee
way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs culture
people wiht a common language, history, religon, and some physical traits ethnic group
local form of a language that may have a distinct vocabulary and pronunciation dialect
form of limited government in which power rests with the people, and all citizens share in running the government democracy
form of government in which a leader rules by force and typically limits citizens freedoms dictatorship
government led by king or quenn who inherited power by being born into ruling family monarchy
highly developed culture civilization
process of spreading ideas, languages and customs from one culture to another culture diffusion
area that includes different countries that share similar culture traits culture region
development of a worldwide culture with an interdependent economy globalization
material from the earth that people use to meet their needs natural resources
natural resource that can be replaced naturally or grown again renewable resource
natural resource such as a mineral that cannot be replaced nonrenewable resource
system that sets rules for deciding what goods and services to produce, how to produce them , and who will receive them economic system
country with an economy that has a mix of agriculture, a great deal of manufacturing, and service industries and that is very productive and provides its people with a high standard of living developed country
country that has limited industry where agricultures remains important, incomes and generally low developing country
country that is creating new manufacturing and business newly industrialized country
to sell goods or resources to other countries export
to buy resources or goods from other countries import
tax added to the piece of goods that are imported tariff
number limit on how many items of a particular product can be imported form a certain nation quota
removal of trade restrictions so that goods flow freely among countries free trade
condition that exists when countries rely on each other for ideas, goods, services and markets interpendence
Created by: vicky30