chapter 5 & 6 vocabulary
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A Territory separated from but subject to a ruling power.
To formally incorporate into country's or state the territory of another.
To transfer or to give up.
A conflict between opposite groups of citizens of the same country.
The shift from human power to machine power.
A boundary or area of high ground that separates rivers flowing toward opposite sides of a continent.
The entire area of land that is drained by a major river and its tributaries.
A river or stream that flows into a main river.
Marks characterizing glaciated areas of rock.
An area of reduced rainfall on the leeward side of high mountains.
The ability to read and write.
A residential area outside a central city.
Standard of living
A person's or group's level of material well-being, as measured by education, housing, health care, and nutrition.
Gross National product
The total value of a nation's goods and services, including the output of domestic firms in foreign countries and excluding the domestic output of foreign firms.
An artificial waterway.
Communications by electronic means.
An economic system that allows individuals to own, operate, and profit from their own businesses in an open, competitive market.
A major city and its surrounding suburbs.
Rank according to function.
The area served by a metropolis.