Chimamanda Adichie: The danger
of a single story
Word coined by Eratosthenes
Geo = Earth
Graphia = writing
Geography thus means earth writing
CHAPTER 5 VOCAB
Dialect: regional variation of a language distinguished by vocab, spelling and pronunciation
Ebonics: dialect spoken by some African Americans
Extinct language: language once used by people in daily activities but is no longer used
Vocabulary Chapter 3
Brain drain: the emigration of highly trained or intelligent people from a particular country.
Chain immigration: Pattern of migration that develops when migrants move along and
through kinship links.
Circulation: short-term, repetiti
CHAPTER 6 VOCAB
Animism: Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like
thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life.
Autonomous religion: A religion that does not have a central authority but shares id
Name: Tuong Dang
Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Density: is the number of thingswhich could be people, animals, plants, or objectsin
a certain area.
Maps: geological tool that displays latitude and longitude. You can have population maps
or thematic maps.
Demography: the scientific study of population characteristics.
Demographic transition: The process of change in a society's population from
a condition of high crude birth and death rates and low rate of natural
increase to a condition of low crude birth