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the movement of people into one country from another.
Immigration
Mild climate region in the southern United States.
Sun Belt
The movement of people from rural area into cities.
Urbanization
Region that includes a central city and its surrounding suburbs.
Metropolitan Area
Outlying community around a city.
Suburb
The spreading of urban developments on an developed land near a city.
Urban Sprawl
A "great city" that is made up of several large and small cities such as the area between Boston and Washington D.C.
Megalopolis
An informal network of safe houses in the United States that helped thousands of enslaved people escape to freedom.
Underground Railroad
Farming method used in dry regions in which land is plowed and planted deeply to hold water in the soil.
Dry Farming
Speaking or using two languages.
Bilingual
The percentage of people in a given place who can read and write.
Literacy Rate
Musical form that developed in the United States in the early 1990s, blending African rhythms and European harmonies.
Jazz
A colonist who remained loyal to the British government during the American Revolution.
Loyalist
An administrative district or division of a country.
Province
A member of the arctic native peoples of North America.
Inuit
A partially self-governing country with close ties to another country.
Dominion
In Canada, national legislature made up of the senate and the house of commons.
Parliament
A french-speaking inhabitant of Quebec.
Quebecois
Trade agreement made in 1994 by Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
North America Free Trade
The breaking away of one part of a country to create a separate, independent country.
Separatism