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Chapter 7 Ethnicity Crossword


Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically separated different races into different geographic areas. apartheid
Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among its ethnicities. balkanization
A small geographic area that could not successfully be organized into one or more stable states because it was inhabited by many ethnicities with complex, long-standing antagonisms towards each other. balkanized
A process where real estate agents convince white property owners to sell their houses at low prices because of fear that black families will soon move in nearby blockbusting
an attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for a state centripetal force
When an ethnic group forcibly removes another one to create an ethnically homogeneous region ethnic cleansing
identity with a group of people who share distinct traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions ethnicity
state with more than one ethnicity multiethnic state
state with 2 or more ethnic groups with self-determination that agree to peacefully coexist multinational state
loyalty and devotion to a particular nationality nationalism
identity with a group of people that share legal attachment to a particular country nationality
state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a particular ethnicity nation state
identity with a group of people descended from a common ancestor race
belief that race determines human traits and that a race is better than another racism
person who subscribes to the beliefs of racism racist
concept that ethnicities have a right to govern themselves selfdetermination
person who works in rented fields from a landowner sharecropper



An organized nation or territory considered to be an organized political community under one government, France is an example of this State
A portion of a state geographically separated from the main part by surrounding alien, an exapmle of this is Kaliningrad Exclave
A naturally ocyring barrier between two areas, France and Spain is an example of this Physical Boundary
A state that is between two or more hostile countries, Georgia acted as one Buffer State
When the boundary appears to be a distinctive line, for example the boundary between Russia and Poland Geometric Boundary
An area with no direct access to the ocean, an example of this is Hungary landlocked
A large aggregate of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular country or territory, an example of this is Palestine Nation
A sovereign state whose citizens or subjects ar reltively homogeneous in factors such as language or common descent, an example of this is Iceland Nation-state
When reffering to the fragmentation or break up of a region or country into smaller regions or countries, an example of this is Yugoslavia Balkanize
a political term for ethnic/national minority that does not possess its own state and is not the majority population in any nation state, an example of this is Sorbia Stateless Nation
A territory thar is legally tied to a sovereign state rather than completely independent, an example is Cologne Colony
A portion of territory within or surrounded by a larger territory whose inhabitants are culturally or ethnically distinct, for example Chinatown Enclave
A state that contains two or more ethnic groups with traditions of self-determination that agree to coexist peacefully by recognizing each other as distinct nationalities, pakistan for example Multinational state
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immdiately surrounding countryside, for example ancient Greece city-state
A state that encompasses a very small land area, for example Monaco Microstate
A state that completely surounds another one, an example is South Africa Perforated State
A state with a long, narrow shape, an example of this is Thailand Elongated State
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary significantly, for example Zimbabwe Compact states
An otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension, an example is Thailand Prorupted state
A nation that transcends the borders of two or more states Multistate Nation

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Age of Imperialism Crossword


Regions or sections of China that was controlled by Western powers. Spheres of influence
Treaty that opened trading ports in Japan Treaty of Kanagawa
When one country takes over another country Imperialism
Meeting of the European countries to divide up Africa Berlin Conference
a policy in which Europeans governed in a fatherly way by providing for their basic needs by not giving them any rights Paternalism
Idea of survival of the fittest applied to society Social Darwinism
Indian Soldiers Sepoys
Period of British rule in India 1857-1947 Raj
Nickname given to India because it was considered Great Britain's most valuable colony Jewel In The Crown
A rebellion in 1857 of Hindu and Muslim soldiers against the British in India Sepoy Mutiny
Leader of Ethiopia who was able to resist British Imperialism Menelik II
The idea that native populations would absorb European culture Assimilation
United States proposed that all of China should be open for trade for all western powers. Open Door Policy
Modernization/Industrialization period of Japan Meiji Restoration
A rebellion to eliminate all foreign influence in China Boxer Rebellion
Territories controlled by a foreign nation Colony
Dutch settlers in South Africa Boers
Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture Ethnocentrism
War between Britain and China, fought over control of drug trade in China Opium War
Foreigners only have to follow laws of their own nation Extraterritorial Rights

AP HuG definitions Crossword


Small neutral country, situated between two larger hostile countries, to prevent an outbreak of regional conflict. Ex.Georgia Buffer state
A state that has several discontinued pieces of territory. Ex.Japan Fragmented state
A district territorial,cultural,or social unit enclosed within or as if within foreign territory. Ex. Vatican City Enclave
A portion of a country separated from the central part and constituting an enclave is respect to surrounding territory. Ex. Alaska Exclave
A boundary formed by arcs or straight lines irrespective of the physical and cultural features of the land. Ex. Canada and the U. S. Geometric boundary
Distinctive from the center to any boundary doesn't vary significantly. Ex. Poland Compact state
A state that completely surrounds another territory or state. Ex. South Africa Perforated state
A state with a long and narrow shape. Ex. Norway Elongated state
A state whose shape is like a compact state but there is an elongated attachment. Ex. Thailand Prutruded state
A country or area under full political control of an other of another country. Ex. 13 colonies. Colony
A natural landform that is used as a political boundary. Ex. Mississippi River Physical boundary
Process by which a state breaks down through conflict among its ethnicities. Ex. Balkanization
Any episode of sustained violent conflict in which national,ethnic, and religions or communal minorities challenges government. Ex. Ethnic conflict
A state that encompasses a very small land area. Ex. Monaco,UN Microstates
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control of its internal affairs. Sovereignty
A state that contains two or more ethnic groups with traditions of self- determination that agree to coexist peacefully by recognizing each other's instinct nationalities. Ex. Soviet Union Multinational state
A group of people wit a shared ethnic or linguistic culture that resides in multiple states. Ex. U. S. Multistage nation
A large aggregate of people united by common descent, history, culture,or language,inhabiting a particular territory or country. Ex. Nation
A state whose territory corresponds with to that occupied by a particular ethnicity that has been transformed into a nationality . Ex. Serbia Nation state
Belief in the benefits of profitable trading. Ex. Mercantilism

Imperialism Crossword


A policy of extending a country's power and influence trough diplomacy or military force Imperialism
A state that is controlled and protected by another Protectorate
a policy acquiring all power over politics of another country Colonialism
A system of government wherein the central government controls states Direct Rule
A theory that people are a subject to natural selection Social Darwinism
The alleged duty of white colonizers to take care of nonwhite indigenous subjects in their colonial possessions White Mans Burden
A system of government to help control other nations without being there through pre-existing power structures Indirect Rule
Eliminated most existing forms of African autonomy and self-governance Berlin Conference
A revolt for independence Sepoy
Formed to pursue trades with East-Indie.'s East India Company

AP HUG Vocabulary Crossword


A politically organized territory that is administered by a sovereign government and is recognized by the international community. A synonym is a country. State
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control of its internal affairs by other states. U.S controls army, laws, and leaders. Sovereignty
A state or territory that is small in both size and population. Monaco. Microstate
Long and narrow shape. Ex. Chile Elongated State
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate surrounding countryside. First developed in Mesopotamia. CIty-State
a territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather than completely independent. Ex. Puerto Rico Colony
A border that is straight line on a map dividing two countries. U.S.A. and Canadian border. Geometric Boundary
A boundary that coincides with significant features of the natural landscape. The Saharan desert divides many countries. Physical Boundary
Follows the distribution of cultural characteristics. Pakistan and India are separated by religion. Cultural Boundary
Conflict between two or more ethnic groups. Ex. Disputes between Sinhalese and Tamils in Sri Lanka. Ethnic Conflict
States between two opposing nations. Mongolia is _____ between China and Russia. Buffer State
a part of a country that is separated from the rest of the country and surrounded by foreign territory. Part of Russia is separated by Belarus. Exclave
a distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory. Ex. Chinatown in New York. Enclave
State that contains two or more ethnic groups with traditions of self-determination that agree to coexist peacefully by recognizing each other as distinct nationalities. An example would be the U.K. Multinational State
The system formerly in effect in South Africa that segregated people based upon race. (abolished in the 90s Apartheid
The doctrine that irredenta should be controlled by the country to which they are ethnically or historically related. Somalia invading Ethiopia. Irredentism
State enclosed by land with no direct access to the sea. Ex. Czech Republic. Landlocked
an area of instability between regions with opposing conflict between ethnicities. Ex. Slovenia between Croatia and Austria Shatterbelt
a state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a ethnicity that has been turned into a nationality. The countries after WWI. Nation-state
state that breaks down through conflicts among ethnicities. Ex. Former Yugoslavia Balkanization

Unit 4 Vocab Crossword


the theory or practice of regional rather than central systems of administration or economic, cultural, or political affiliation. Example: the European Union regionalism
- a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god. (ex. The Vatican City) theocracy
the segregation of blacks, coloreds, Asians, and Whites in South Africa from 1948 to 1994. It was created to keep the white minority in power and allow them to have almost total control over the black majority( Example: the one that happnened in South Africa) apartheid
moving or tending to move toward a center.( ex: China's one china movement) Centripetal
the process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose of benefiting the political party in power( ex. redrawing of Massachusetts state senate election districts under Governor Elbridge Gerry. ) gerrymandering
politics, especially international relations, as influenced by geographical factors. (Ex: area studies, climate, topography) geopolitics
Advocating the restoration to their country of any territory formerly belonging to it. (Ex: The People's Republic of China claims to the territories under the control of the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan). ) irredentism
a group of people or nations form an alliance( ex. the un) confederation
a large aggregate of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular country or territory. (Ex: The Kurds ) nation
a distinct territorial, cultural, or social unit enclosed within or as if within foreign territory (Examples: San Marino) enclave
entirely surrounded by land with no access to the sea (ex:paraguay) landlocked
the act of taking something in ( ex. the annexation of texas) annexation
moving or tending to move away from the center( ex. white flight) centrifugal
area where borders are shifting and weak, and where people of different nationalities lay claim to the land (ex. antartica) frontier
to free from colonial status( ex. the effects of the revolutionary war) decolonization
fragmentation or division of a region or state into smaller regions or states that are often hostile or uncooperative with one another.( ex. the Balkan wars, where the country of Yugoslavia was broken up in to six countries between 1989 and 1992. ) balkanization
the practice of aquiring political control of a country or land and occupying it with settlers ( ex: the british colonizing the united states) colonialism
the most important city or town of a certain country or region (ex. washington dc) capital
transferrence of rights and power to another( example: the U.s.) devolution
a portion of the country separated from the main part( ex. Kaliningrad) exclave

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