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Colonialism

is a particular type of imperialism which people move into and style on the land of another country.

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Physical geographic boundaries

are natural barriers between areas such as oceans desertsand mountains.

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Neocolonism

is the indirect control of economic, political, and cultural powers over developing countries.

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Political enclaves

are states, territories, or parts of a state that are completely surrounded by the territory of another state.

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Nationalism

is a nation's desire to create and maintain a state of its own.

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Geopolitics

________ is the study of the effects of geography on politics.

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Defined boundaries

are boundaries established by a(n) legal document , such as a treaty, that divides one entity from another.

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largest political unit

A state is the ________, the formal term for a contory.

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physical objects

Demarted boundaries are identified by ________ placed on the landscape.

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Locational

________: arguing about where the boundary is located.

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Exclaves

________ are territories that are part of a state yet geographically are separated by the mainstate by one or more countries.

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Soverignty

________ is the power of a political unit or government to rule over its own affairs.

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choke point

A(n) ________ is a place of physical congestion between wider regions ofmovement and interaction, Landbased ________ can be natural valleys or bridges.

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Geometric

________: a straight line or arc drawn by people that does not closely follow any physical feature.

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contentious regions

A shatterbelt is a place located between two different and ________.

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Territoriality

________ also has ties to economic issues resulting in economic conflicts.

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Electoral geography

________ is the use of spatial thinking techniques and tools to analyze elections and voting patterns.

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natural resources

Allocational: arguing over the ________ the boundary covers.

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Satellite states

________ are states dominated by another politically and economically.

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autonomous region

A(n) ________ is a defined area within a state that has a high degree of self government and freedom from its parent state.

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Imperialism

________ is a broader concept that includes a variety of eays of influencing another country or group of people by direct conquest, economic controlm or cultural dominance.

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semiautonoumous region

A(n) ________ is a state that has a degree of but not complete self rule.

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physical landscapes

Consequent: a type of subsquewnt boundary that takes into account existing cultural or ________.

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boundary drawn

Superimposed: a(n) ________ by outside powers.

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stateless nation

A(n) ________ is a culturalgroup that has no independent political entity.

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Nationalism

________ commonly unifies people so it is considered a centripetal force.

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Territoriality

________ has many connections to culture such as religious conflicts.

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Antecedent

boundty established before a large population was present

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Subsequent

boundary drawn to accommodate religious, ethnic,linguistic or economic differences

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Superimposed

a boundary drawn by outside powers

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Relic

a boundary that no longer exists but is still evident on the landscape

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Geometric

a straight line or arc drawn by people that does not closely follow any physical feature

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Consequent

a type of subsquewnt boundary that takes into account existing cultural or physical landscapes

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Definitional boundary dispute

The countries argue about how to interpret the legal documents or maps that Identify the boundry

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Locational

arguing about where the boundary is located

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Operational

how the boundary should be run

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Allocational

arguing over the natural resources the boundary covers

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