Glossary of Geography Flash Cards

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The study of the Characteristics, such as size, growth, density, dostribution and vital statistics.
The totality of socially transmitted behavior patterns, art, beliefs, institutions, and all other products of human work and thought.
To make urban in nature or character
Of or relating to people who live in the country: rural households
The spread of linguistic or cultural practices or innovations within a community or from one community to another.
The modification of the culture of a group or individual as a result of contact with a different culture.
Complete independence and self-governament.
Of, relating to, or being a form of government in which a union of states recognizes
the sovereignty of a central authority while retaining certain residual powers of government.
Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives.
A supporter of capitalism
Developed Country
a modern industrial society with a well-developed economy
Developing country
a country with a relatively low industrial population, often lasking modern technology
Subsistence farming
farming that only provides enough food for a family or village
Absolute location
the position on the earth in which a place can be found
Relative Location
the position of a place in relation to another place

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