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politial geography

AP-Human Geography CH.8

state a politically organized area with boundries, and a government
nation group of people that are joined together by a common history/culture
stateless-nation Basque, Kurds, Palestine
Nation-states a nation within a set of boundries
merchanilism accumilation of wealth through plunder
peace of Westphalia ended the 30 years war
mini-states Liechtenstein, Luxenberg
micro-states vatican, san marino, singapor
compact states generally equidistant to all borders
fragmented states broken apart
elongated states states streched out
porupt/protruded states piece sticks out
perferated states has a hole in it
enclave anothers territiory in your state
exclave your territory in anothers area
shatterbelt place breaks apart, comes together differentally, then breaks apart again
Created by: gschwartzenegger