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14 Cards in this Set

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source of western civilization
empire for 400 years followed by communism for 70
heavy population, booming economy, less european influence, communism
East Asia
little european influence, polynesian
Southeast Asia and South Pacific
Hindu and Muslim, huge european influence
South Asia
Muslim influence, conflict, minorities, oil
Northern Africa and Southwest Asia
origin of man, mostly indigenous, mineral resources
Africa South of Sahara
european influence, indigenous people, catholic, spanish and portugese
Latin America
european colonization, decimated natives, english, protestant and catholic
North America
how far north or south of the equator a place is
position east or west of an imaginary line drawn from the north to the south pole
30 degrees north of equator
Tropic of Cancer
30 degrees south of equator
Tropic of Capricorn
Global Choke Points
Suez Canal, Panama Canal, Straights of Hormuz, Dardanelles and Bosporous, Straights of Malacca, Straights of Gibralter