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Mrs. Kidd Chapter 5
Political Geography-United Nations by Luca
|the spatial analysis of political phenomena and processes.
|the tally of each individual's vote within a given geographic area.
|a state that exhibits a narrow, elongated land extension leading away from the main territory.
|the process of reallocation of electoral seats to defined territories.
|a state whose territory is in a rectangular shape.
|the drawing of new electoral district boundary lines in response to population changes.
|Old political boundaries that no longer exist as international borders, but that have left an enduring mark on the local cultural or environmental geography.
|Nicholas Spykman's theory that the domination of the coastal fringes of Eurasia would provide the base for world conquest.
|the right of a nation to govern itself autonomously.
|supreme or independent political power.
|a politically organized territory that is administered by a sovereign government and is recognized by the international community.
|rights and powers believed to be in the authority of the state rather than the federal government.
|boundary line established after an area has been settled that considers the social and cultural characteristics of an area.
|boundary line drawn in an area ignoring the existing cultural pattern.
|organization of three or more states to promote shared objectives.
|any dispute over land ownership.
|political organization that distributes political power in more easily governed units of land.
|a state whose government is either believed to be divinely guided or a state under the control of a group of religious leaders.
|a state governed constitutionally as a unit, without internal divisions or a federalist delegation of powers.
|a global supranational organization established at the end of World War II to foster international security and cooperation.