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Political Geography

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spacial analysis of the political process

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Political Culture

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the values shared by one society

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Nation

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organized body of humanes in one group and under one goverment

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Nation-State

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A country

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State

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territory organized by a nation

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Microstate

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a state or territory that is very small

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Nationalism

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those howm share the ability to love and die for a country

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Sovereignty

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government free from external control

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Boundary

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lune that indicates the limit of something

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Boundary Definition

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The written legal description of a boundary between two countries or territories.

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Boundary Delimitation

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the process of putting a boundary on a map

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Boundary Demarcation

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The actual placing of a political boundary on the landscape by means of barriers, fences, walls, or other markers.

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Enclaves

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country that is surrounded by another territory

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Exclave

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a part of a country that is seperated from the rest of the country and surrounded by foreign territory.

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Geometric Boundary

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a political boundary that is delimitated by a straight line

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Physical Political Boundary

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a boundary defined by a physical landmark

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Cultural Political Boundary

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a boundary that has been marked by a humane

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Antecedent Boundary

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a boundary that existed before the cultural landscape emerged and stayed in place while people moved in to occupy the surrounding area

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Subsequent Boundary

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a boundary that developed with the evolution of the cultural landscape and is adjusted as the cultural landscape changes

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Superimposed Boundary

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a boundary that has been imposed on to another land ignoring the other

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Relict Boundary

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A political boundary that has ceased to function but the imprint of which can still be detected on the cultural landscape

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Geopolitics

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study of government and its policies as affected by physical geography

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Organic Theory

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The view that states resemble biological organisms with life cycles that include all stages of life

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Heartland Theory

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hypothesis proposed by Halford Mackinder that any political power based in the heart of Eurasia could gain enough strength to domnate the world

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Rimland Theory

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Nicholas Spykman's theory that the domination of the coastal fringes of Eurasia would provide the base for world conquest

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Centrifugal

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things that force something to move away from a area

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Centripetal Force

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things that cause or force something to move to an area

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Colonialism

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exploiting a smaller country than yours for your own reasons

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Core Area

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the portion of a country that contains its economic, political, intellectual, and cultural focus.

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Multicore Area

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A state that possesses more than one core or dominant region, be it economic, political or cultural.

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Federal State

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An internal organization of a state that allocates most powers to units of local government.

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Unitary State

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An internal organization of a state that places most power in the hands of central government officials

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Foward Capital

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when the capitals in middle of goverment

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The study of the geographical elements of the organization and results of elections.

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Gerrymander

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dividing a voting area to give your own party an unfair advantage

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Supranationalism

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Term applied to associations created by three or more states for their mutual benefit and achievement of shared objectives

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Law Of The Sea

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law stating that any land within a certain distance, be it either water or sky

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Truman Proclamation

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Policy of the United States With Respect to the Natural Resources of the Subsoil and Sea Bed of the Continental Shelf

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Median Line Principle

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lines made to distribute water ways when states are within 200 miles of each other

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International Sanctions

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Punishments in the form of economic and diplomatic limits, or even isolation

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Exclusive Economic Zone

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area in which resources found up to 200 nautical miles offshore belong exclusively to the geographically bordering country

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Globalization

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growing on a global or world-wide scale

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Devolution

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moving from high to low amount of influentle power or standard of living

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New World Order

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period of history evidencing a dramatic change in world politics effecting the balance of power

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Ethnonationalism

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The identification and loyalty a person may feel for his or her nation.

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Gateway State

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a state that absorbes the culture and traditions of it's neighbors

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Colonies

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territories controlled by other countries

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Territories

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land that belongs to a nation but is not a state and is not represented in the national government

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Stateless nation

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A nationality that is not represented by a state.

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Nationalism

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the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination

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Quasi states ('statelets')

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Areas that want to become their own state

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Shatterbelts

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zones of great cultural complexity with small cultural groups who find refuge in the isolation created by rough terrain

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question

Political Geography

answer

spacial analysis of the political process

question

Political Culture

answer

the values shared by one society

question

Nation

answer

organized body of humanes in one group and under one goverment

question

Nation-State

answer

A country

question

State

answer

territory organized by a nation

question

Microstate

answer

a state or territory that is very small

question

Nationalism

answer

those howm share the ability to love and die for a country

question

Sovereignty

answer

government free from external control

question

Boundary

answer

lune that indicates the limit of something

question

Boundary Definition

answer

The written legal description of a boundary between two countries or territories.

question

Boundary Delimitation

answer

the process of putting a boundary on a map

question

Boundary Demarcation

answer

The actual placing of a political boundary on the landscape by means of barriers, fences, walls, or other markers.

question

Enclaves

answer

country that is surrounded by another territory

question

Exclave

answer

a part of a country that is seperated from the rest of the country and surrounded by foreign territory.

question

Geometric Boundary

answer

a political boundary that is delimitated by a straight line

question

Physical Political Boundary

answer

a boundary defined by a physical landmark

question

Antecedent Boundary

answer

a boundary that existed before the cultural landscape emerged and stayed in place while people moved in to occupy the surrounding area

question

Subsequent Boundary

answer

a boundary that developed with the evolution of the cultural landscape and is adjusted as the cultural landscape changes

question

Superimposed Boundary

answer

a boundary that has been imposed on to another land ignoring the other

question

Relict Boundary

answer

A political boundary that has ceased to function but the imprint of which can still be detected on the cultural landscape

question

Geopolitics

answer

study of government and its policies as affected by physical geography

question

Organic Theory

answer

The view that states resemble biological organisms with life cycles that include all stages of life

question

Heartland Theory

answer

hypothesis proposed by Halford Mackinder that any political power based in the heart of Eurasia could gain enough strength to domnate the world

question

Rimland Theory

answer

Nicholas Spykman's theory that the domination of the coastal fringes of Eurasia would provide the base for world conquest

question

Centrifugal

answer

things that force something to move away from a area

question

Centripetal Force

answer

things that cause or force something to move to an area

question

Colonialism

answer

exploiting a smaller country than yours for your own reasons

question

Core Area

answer

the portion of a country that contains its economic, political, intellectual, and cultural focus.

question

Multicore Area

answer

A state that possesses more than one core or dominant region, be it economic, political or cultural.

question

Federal State

answer

An internal organization of a state that allocates most powers to units of local government.

question

Unitary State

answer

An internal organization of a state that places most power in the hands of central government officials

question

Foward Capital

answer

when the capitals in middle of goverment

question

Electoral Geography

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The study of the geographical elements of the organization and results of elections.

question

Gerrymander

answer

dividing a voting area to give your own party an unfair advantage

question

Supranationalism

answer

Term applied to associations created by three or more states for their mutual benefit and achievement of shared objectives

question

Law Of The Sea

answer

law stating that any land within a certain distance, be it either water or sky

question

Truman Proclamation

answer

Policy of the United States With Respect to the Natural Resources of the Subsoil and Sea Bed of the Continental Shelf

question

Median Line Principle

answer

lines made to distribute water ways when states are within 200 miles of each other

question

International Sanctions

answer

Punishments in the form of economic and diplomatic limits, or even isolation

question

Exclusive Economic Zone

answer

area in which resources found up to 200 nautical miles offshore belong exclusively to the geographically bordering country

question

Globalization

answer

growing on a global or world-wide scale

question

Devolution

answer

moving from high to low amount of influentle power or standard of living

question

New World Order

answer

period of history evidencing a dramatic change in world politics effecting the balance of power

question

Ethnonationalism

answer

The identification and loyalty a person may feel for his or her nation.

question

Gateway State

answer

a state that absorbes the culture and traditions of it's neighbors

question

Colonies

answer

territories controlled by other countries

question

Territories

answer

land that belongs to a nation but is not a state and is not represented in the national government

question

Stateless nation

answer

A nationality that is not represented by a state.

question

Nationalism

answer

the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination

question

Quasi states ('statelets')

answer

Areas that want to become their own state

question

Shatterbelts

answer

zones of great cultural complexity with small cultural groups who find refuge in the isolation created by rough terrain

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