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Balkanization

Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among its ethnicities

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Binational or Multinational State

State that contains more than one nation (usually no one single dominant ethnic group)

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Boundary

Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory

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Centripetal Force

An attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for a state

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Centrifugal Force

A force that divides people and countries

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Cold War

A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The nations never directly confronted each other on the battlefield but deadly threats went on for years.

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Colonies

Place directly controlled by a mother country.

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Compact States

A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary significantly

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Confederation System

A system consisting of a league of independent states, each having essentially sovereign powers. The central government created by such a league has only limited powers over the states.

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Core Area

The portion of a country, like a capital city, that contains its economic, political, intellectual, and cultural focus.

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Cultural Boundary

An invisible boundary made by the certain cultural beliefs and traits that make the culture

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Territorial Disputes

A disagreement over the possession/control of land between two or more states, or over the possession or control of land

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Electoral Geography

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

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Elongated States

A state with a long narrow shape

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Enclave

A distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory

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Exclave

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

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European Union

An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members

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Federal System

Government systems that divide the powers between the national government and state or provincial governments

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Fragmented States

A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory

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Frontier

A zone far from the core of a territory that is difficult to control, and/or claimed by another state.

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Geometric Boundary

Political boundaries that are defined and delimited by straight lines, sometimes along lines of latitude or longitude

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