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Diverse Economy
Something based on many kinds of industries.
Silicon chip
A tiny device that can store millions of bits of computer information.
Areospace Industry
It builds and tests equipment for air and space travel.
Suburb
A town or small city near a large city.
Urban Sprawl
The spread of urban areas.
Metropolitan Area
Is a large city together with its suburbs.
Ethnic Group
Is a group of people from the same country, of the same race, or with a shared culture.
Segregation
Is keeping other of one race or culture seperate from other people.
Civil Rights
Are the rights of citizens to equal treatment.
Protest
To act against something.
Boycott
A desicion by a group of people not to buy something, as a protest.
Tax
the money that a government collects from citizens , usually to pay for services.
Heritage
is a way of life, a custom, or a belief that has come from the past and continues today.
Festival
A celebration that takes place every year, usually at the same time of the year.
Recreation
An activity that people do for fun.
Professional team
Is made up of players who are paid for playing.
International trade
Trade with other countries.
Export
A product shippped from one country to be sold in another.
Import
A product brought into one coutntry to be sold in another.
High-tech businesses
Businesses that invent,build, or use computers or other electronic equipment.
Internet
A network that links to computers.
Food processing
The cooking, canning, drying, and freezing of foods and the preparing of them for the market.
Wetlands
Low-lying areas in which the water level is always near or above the surface of the land.
Pollution
Anything that makes a natural resource dirty or unsafe to use.
Smog
A layer of dirty , yellow-brown air, sometimes hangs over many cities in California.
Emmisions
The chemicalsput into the air by cars and factories.
Watershed
The region from which a river drains water.