AP Human Geography

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apartheid
any system or practice that separates people according to race, caste, etc.
balkanization
to divide (a country, territory, etc.) into small, quarrelsome, ineffectual states.
blockbusting
the prosses of which real estate agents convince white property owners to sell there houses at lower prices because of the fear of people of color will move into the neighborhood
centripetal force
an attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for a state
centrifugal force
A force that pulls a state apart
ethnicity
ethnic traits, background, alliance, or association
ethnic cleansing
to wipe out a ethnic group; like the jews
multi-ethnic state
multinational state
A multinational state is a sovereign state which is viewed as comprising two or more nations
nationalism
devotion and loyalty to one’s own nation; patriotism
nationality
the status of belonging to a particular nation, whether by birth or naturalization
nation-state
a sovereign state inhabited by a relatively homogeneous group of people who share a feeling of common nationality
part nation state
race
identity with a group of people descending from a common ancestor
racism
hatred or intolerance of another race or other races
self-detemination
determination by oneself or itself, without outside influence
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