Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Geography STAAR 1

Oskooi - World Geography - Category 1

Colonization One country taking over another area to be used for their benefit
Diffusion Spread of ideas, inventions or patterns of behavior
Migration People moving from one country to another or within a country
Push Factors Things that cause a person to leave his/her country (war, famine, unemployment)
Pull Factors Things that attract a person to move to a new country (jobs, better way of life, stable government)
Columbian Exchange Cultural diffusion resulting from Columbus’ voyages and the interchange between regions of contact (Europeans and the Americas)
Boundaries Man-made or naturally created lines dividing parts of the earth’s surface (i.e. political units, coast lines)
Political Anything to do with government, laws, boundaries
Political Units Man-made government units (i.e. cities, states, countries)
Democracy A government by the people; decisions based on direct input from citizens
Dictatorship A government which has the power to govern without the consent of the governed; the power rests in the hands of an individual or a small group and was taken by force or by inheritance; power is unrestricted by constitution
Monarchy A government in which the power is passed down through a single family, power can range from absolute to one limited by constitution
Republic A government in which the leadership is elected
Theocracy A government where religious leaders hold political power
Totalitarian A government that exercises total (absolute) control over its people
Stateless nations groups of people without established sovereign borders; such as Kurds or Palestinians
United Nations (UN) International organization established to provide diplomatic options for conflicts between nations
European Union (EU) Regional alliance established to increase commerce between member nations
Nationalism A devotion to one’s country or one’s ethnic group
Created by: Crackalack



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards