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Political Organization Matching

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AP Human Geography unit 5

Created Date 05.06.19
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  • a state governed by one person with absolute power
  • a state comprised of a city and its immediate surrounding countryside
  • a territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather than completely independent
  • a state in which the distance from the center to the boarder does not vary significantly
  • a country in which citizens elect leaders and can run for office
  • a state with a long, narrow shape
  • an internal organization of a state that allocates most powers to units of local government
  • a state that includes discontinuous pieces of territory
  • a zone separating two states in which neither state exercises political control
  • a state that does not have a direct outlet to the sea
  • a state that encompasses a very small land area
  • a state that contains more than one ethnicity
  • an area organized into a political unit
  • state that contains ethnic groups with traditions of self-determination
  • a nationality that is not represented by a state
  • a nation which operates more than one states within its borders
  • boundaries that coincide with mountains, desert, or water
  • boundaries that coincide with cultural breaks, such as language, religion, and ethnicity
  • straight line boundaries that are unrelated to physical or cultural differences
  • Lines which mark a clear separation between different ethnic characteristics
  • an otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension
  • a state that completely surrounds another
  • a state that is completely surrounded by another state
  • government style that uses religion as the main source of laws and hierarchy
  • people elect representatives to rule
  • power rests with the few
  • a country that is not fully democratic or autocratic but a mix of the two
  • a state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by an ethnicity that has become a nationality
  • an internal organization of a state that places more power in the hands of central government
  • an internal organization of a state that places more power in the hands of local governments
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization; international military alliance; 29 N. American & Euro countries
  • international organization of independent Arab states; formed in 1945
  • international organization of 55 African nations for peace and security
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations; political, cultural, economic cooperation
  • intergovernmental organization established 1945 to promote peace/cooperation
  • international organization of 28 European countries formed for political/economic union
  • N. American Free Trade Agreement; agreement between US, Canada, Mexico to reduce tariffs
  • Organization of American States; 35 states; formed to promote regional solidarity and cooperation
  • forces that hold states together
  • forces that pull states apart
  • Mackinder; any political power based in the heart of Eurasia could gain the strength to dominate
  • Spykman; domination of the coastal edges of Eurasia would provide the base for world conquest
  • Mahan; control of sea lanes would lead to national power