a territory separated from but subject to a ruling power.
To formally incorporate into a country or state the territory of another.
to transfer or give up.
A conflict between opposing 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 rocks
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 persons or groups 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 services, including the output of domestic firms in foreign countries and excluding the domestic firms in foreign countries and excluding the domestic output of foreign firms
An artificial waterway
communication by electronic means
an economic system that allows individuals to own, operate, and profit from their own businesses in an open, competitive market.