Chapter 5 Key Terms
Brain drain (220) Migration of the best-educated people from developing countries to
developed nations where economic opportunities are greater
Brain gain (221) the potential of return migrants to contribute to the social
Assignment for Chapter 4:
1. How are trade blocs reshaping the regions geopolitics and development?
Throughout the latter 20th century numerous regional trading blocs have been
established, largely in an effort to promote regional economic integration and
Assignment for Chapter 6:
1. What are the processes behind Sub-Saharan Africas political map, and why have there
been relatively few boundary changes since the 1960s?
Prior to European colonialism, Africas political map exhibited a complex mosaic of
Chapter 5 The Caribbean
Factors that have contributed to deforestation in the Caribbean:
The following species have become extinct as a consequence of deforestation in the Caribbean:
Cacao plantation located in darker green areas, tropical rain forest zone,
along southern coast of Cote dIvoire. It began at southeast and diffuse to
central and finally to the southwest.
Southwest Asia and North Africa
What countries comprise the Maghreb of Southwest Asia/North Africa?
By what name is the large peninsula of Turkey known?
Environmental problems facing North Africa/Southwest Asi
Chapter 4 Latin America
In which country is the Amazon Rainforest located (mostly)?
What is the source of approximately 70 percent of Mexico Citys water?
In the year 2000, about how many people lived in the Brazilian Amazon?
What is the name of the country labeled on the map with the number
11: Sierra Leone
13: Cte d'Ivoire
14: Burkina Faso
The growing interconnectedness of people and places through converging processes of
economic, political, and cultural change is globalization.
Affected by globalization:
Which of the following cities of the Russian Domain has seasonal temperature variation?
Which two bodies of water were connected by the construction of the Suez Canal?