Geography-Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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Geography-Chapter 6 Vocabulary
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  1. Person who has supreme power or authority
    Sovereign
  2. Supreme power ruled by a king or queen
    monarchy
  3. policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries
    imperialism
  4. acquiring control over another country, occupying it with settlers
    colonialism
  5. government where one person or a small group rules, and the people have NO say
    totalitarian government
  6. government where absolute power is exercised by a dictator
    dictatorship
  7. very harsh control or authority
    fascism
  8. government owns and control almost all means of production
    communism
  9. lead by prime minister or premier
    parliament
  10. a buffer zone in which opposing teams may not enter
    DMZ
  11. Supreme power rests in the body of citizens, and choose directly who they want for president
    republic
  12. Intentional destruction of people
    Genocide
  13. nationality without a state to call its own
    stateless nation
  14. official count or survey of population
    census
  15. sudden violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government
    coup
  16. agreements between counties to support one another
    alliances
  17. penalties forcing a country to change its policies
    sanctions
  18. country governed by religious law
    theocracy
  19. the power to different political parties and religious groups
    political division
  20. place where magma wells up from the surface of the Earth's mantle
    hot spot
  21. devoted love, support, and defense of one's country
    patriotism
  22. science of political government
    politics
  23. practicing of officially examining books, movies, etc. and suppressing unacceptable parts
    censorship
  24. feeling of pride and loyalty to ones country or culture group
    nationalism
  25. rule back then when black people and people of other racial groups didn't have the same rights as white people.
    apartheid
  26. city that with surrounding territories forms an independent state.
    city-state
  27. king and queen as head of state and a parliament as the lawmaking branch
    constitutional monarchy
  28. government controls all means of producing goods...
    (has more freedoms, like religion.)
    Socialism
  29. The form or system of rule
    Government
  30. system in which people decide who will govern
    democracy

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