In this type of government, people get to vote, their rights are guaranteed, and ordinary people hold the power.
democracy What is a democracy ?
In this type of government, one ruler or a small group takes control by force. Citizens have no personal rights or freedoms.
dictatorship What is a dictatorship ?
In a democracy, this is who holds the power.
people Who are the people ?
In a monarchy, this is how the king or queen gains his/her power.
inheriting What is inheriting ?
This type of government is similar to a democracy. There is a king or queen, but they hold no true power. Citizens have guaranteed rights, and the head of state is often called a prime minister.
constitutional monarchy? What is a constitutional monarchy?
Despite its harsh climate, people are pulled to the Sahara Desert to mine this natural resource.
salt What is salt ?
People are drawn to this region of Africa located along the equator, because of the abundance of trees, an important natural resource.
rainforest What is the rainforest ?
Despite the seismic activity (earthquakes, volcanoes) there, people are pulled to the Great Rift Valley because of this.
fertile soil What is fertile soil ?
These are two reasons people decide to live along the Nile River in Egypt.
silt, transportation, water for drinking, water for irrigation What are silt, transportation, water for drinking, water for irrigation ?
These are two reasons people move to the city. These two pull factors lead to urbanization.
jobs, education, or women’s rights What is are jobs, education, or women’s rights ?
This term means very dry. It describes Africa’s desert region, which receives very little precipitation.
arid What is a arid ?
Because of this process, the Sahel region is becoming a desert.
desertification What is desertification ?
In order to survive in the hot, arid climate of the Sahara Desert region, people settle around these places in the desert where underground water comes to the surface through springs or wells.
oases What are oases ?
It’s the type of region represented by this climograph.
savanna What is a savanna ?
These are the 4 types of productive resources (resources needed to start and maintain a business). Different regions have different amounts of each.
entrepreneurship, capital, natural resources, & human resources What is are entrepreneurship, capital, natural resources, & human resources ?
This term means “the growth of city population”. Cairo is experiencing this problem.
urbanization What is urbanization ?
Rather than resorting to military conflict, countries can use this, which is a way of resolving conflicts by peacefully discussing issues in order to avoid violence and leave both sides satisfied.
diplomacy What is diplomacy ?
This occurs because of deforestation, overgrazing, and poor farming techniques causing soil loss.
desertification What is a desertification ?
This process occurs when land is cleared for farming and forests are lost.
deforestation What is a deforestation ?
This term means using technology to modify living things. Banana and rice farmers use it in Africa, since farming is difficult in some parts of the continent.
biotechnology What is a biotechnology ?
This word, meaning apartness, describes the class structure in South Africa until 1991. During this time the black citizens were terribly mistreated and did not have rights equal to the white minority.
apartheid What is apartheid ?
These are two ways that citizens can participate in a democracy.
vote, run for office, protest, work for a political campaign, exercise freedoms guaranteed in a Bill of Rights, or pay taxes What is vote, run for office, protest, work for a political campaign, exercise freedoms guaranteed in a Bill of Rights, or pay taxes ?
In this type of government, citizens’ rights are determined by a king or queen.
monarchy What is a monarchy ?
In this type of government, citizens have no guaranteed rights. They are ruled in fear by the person who gained power by force.
dictatorship What is a dictatorship ?
These are at least two ways that life changed for citizens in South Africa when apartheid ended.
black citizens couldvote, run for political office, go to school with white students, live & work in the city What are black citizens could vote, run for political office, go to school with white students, live & work in the city ?