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18 Cards in this Set

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Commercial agricutlture characterized by intergration aof different stepsin the food processing industry, usually through ownership by large corperations
Agricultral density
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of land sutible for agriculture
Agricutltral revolutinn
the time when humans beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering
Animate power
Power supplied by people of animals
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes ahve discrete spirit and conscious life
legalling adding land area to a city in the United States
Laws (no longer in effect) in south africia that physuically seperated different traces into different geographic areas
Arithmetic density
ythe total nunmber of people divided by the total land area
Autonoumous religion
A religion that does not thave a central authority but shares ideas and cooperates infomally
balnce of power
Condition of roughly equal strengh between opposing countries or alliances of countries
Process by which a state breaks down through conbflicts among its ethnicites
A small geograpnic area that could not successfully be organizerd into one of more stable states becasue it was inhabited by many ethnicites with comple, longstanding antagonisms towrard eachother
Base line
And east-West line designated under the LAnd Ordinace of 1785 to facilitate the surveying and numbering of townshipis in the US
Bsi Industries
industriest hat sell their products or services primarly to consujmers outside the settlement
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
Amount of oxygen required by aquatic bacteria to decompose a given load of organic waste, a measure of water pollution
The number of species within a specific habitat
Biomass fuel
Fuel that drevies from plant material and animal waste
A process by which real estate ageents convince white property owneres to sell their house at low prices becasue of fear that black families will soon move into the ne