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many services are paid for by the gov.
welfare state
the process of becoming more like western Europe
westernization
people who run their own business in a system
free enterprise
a new piece of land reclaimed from the sea
polder
the practice of one country turning another into a colony
imperalism
a type of government run by citizens
democracy
the organization through which countries work toward peace
United Nations
a period in history in which there was a rebirth in art and learning
Renaissance
governments have to limit what they owe to other governments
national debt
a different version of a language found in a certain region
dialect
a free service or payment
benefit
a person who moves from one country to another
immigrant
the process of becoming unified again
reunification
a movement from place to place by a group
migration
a form of gov. in which the power of Kings and queens have a set of national laws
constitutional monarchy
the growth of cities
urbanization
a large governemnt owned farm
collective
Many countries have a large available supply or_____, of natural resources such as oil.
reserves
a rich black soil in the Ukraine
chernozen
In Europe winds have depoisited a type of rich, dust like soil known as_____
loess
where Americans spend money in another country improving a business for profit
investor
a large, raised area of mostly level land
plateau
to leave you hoemland
emigrate
treeless plain with grasses and mosses
steppe
a system in which services are paid for by the government
welfare state
an agreement between countries to protect one another
alliance
a painting of a saint
icon
a body of land nearly surrounded by water
peninsula
an elected official who stands for a group of people in an area
representative
when ships can not travel
not navigable
the mass murder of 6 million Jews during WW II
holocaust
a large available supply of natural resources
reserves
a holy place
shrine
Russian grassland
steppe
raw materials turned into finished products during the Ind. Rev due to _____
manufacturing
an area on the dry sheltered side of a mountain with little rain
rain shadow
a body of land surrounded by water
peninsula
an energy source from the remains of animals and plants
fossil fuel
a ruler who exercises complete power over his subjects
absolute monarch
gov. sometimes charge a fee, or _____ for goods
tariff
customs and practices that are passed from one generation to the next
heritage
customs and practices passed from generation to the next
heritage
In the Middle Ages, medevil lords owned land called
manor
many different cultures influence the way of life in a _____country
multicultural
During Ren, people improved their knowledge of the world
humanism
people who share things like culture, religion, or language
ethnic group