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Europe 14-16

Hayden-Chapter 14-16 vocabulary

Sequent Occupance Settlement by successive groups each creating a distinct cultural landscape
Famine A widespread shortage of food
Constitutional Monarchy Type of government with a king or queen as head of state and a parliment as the legislative branch
Nationalized Organizations or businesses are owned and operated by the government
Primate City City that ranks first and dominates a country in terms of population and economy
European Union Group of European countries committed to close cooperation in finance, trade, political and social issues
Cosmopolitan Having many foreign influences
Geysers Hot springs that shoot water into the air
Socialism A system in which the government owns and controls the means of producing goods
Balance of Power Condition when alliances or countries have such equal levels of strength that war is prevented
Alliances Agreements between countries to support one another against enemies
Confederation A group of states joined together for a common purpose
Cantons Largely self-governing states within a country such as Switzerland
Neutral Characterized by not taking sides in conflicts
Multilingual Able to speak 2 or more languages
Exclave An area separated from the rest of a country by the territory of another country
Ghetto Section of a city where a minority group is forced to live
Complementary Region A region created by the combination of 2 areas with different strengths that benefit each other
Autonomy Self-government
Cork Bark that is stripped from the trunks of cork oaks
Microstates Very small countries, like Andorra, Monaco, and San Marino
City-states Self-governing cities and their surrounding areas, as in ancient Greece
Enclave Areas that are completely surrounded by another region
Created by: chayden