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CH. 18: N. Africa, SW & C Asia Today

CH. 18: N. Africa, SW & C Asia Today

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peasant farmers of Egypt who rent small plots of land
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fellahin
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chemical salt used to make fertilizer
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phosphate
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form of government in which a leader rules by force and typically limits citizens' freedoms
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dictatorship
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step taken to cut off trade with a country to show opposition to its government's actions
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trade sanction
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older section of Algerian cities
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casbah
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fight between opposing groups for control of a country's government
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civil war
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form of government in which a monarch is the head of state but elected officials run the government
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constitutional monarchy
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system of roads and railroads that allows the transport of materials
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infrastructure
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a plan or course of action
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policy
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nonreligious
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secular
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nomadic desert people of Southwest Asia who follow a traditional way of life
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bedouin
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settlement in Israel where settlers share all their property and make goods as well as carry out farming
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kibbutz
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settlement in Israel in which people share in farming, production, and selling, but each person is allowed to own some private property as well
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moshav
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large group of people who have a common ancestor in the far past
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clan
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area built up by rich fertile soil left by river floods
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alluvial plain
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ban on trade with a particular country
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embargo
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government
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regime
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being the only one
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sole
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farm product grown for export
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cash crop
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crack in the Earth's crust where two tectonic plates meet; prone to earthquakes
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fault
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mass murder of people from a particular ethnic group
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genocide
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small territroy entirely surrounded by larger territory
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enclave
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special attention or importance given to something
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emphasis
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results of agricultural or industrial production
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output
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