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Tariff • A tax on imports or exports.

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Tariff A tax on imports or exports. Slide 2 Telecommunications Transmission of information as words, sounds, or images, usually over great distances, in the form of electromagnetic signals, as by telegraph, telephone, radio, or tv Slide 3 Terracing Used in farming to cultivate sloped land- decreases erosion and surface run-off. Slide 4 Terrorism The use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce especially for political purposes Slide 5 Tertiary Economic Activities The portion of the economy concerned with transportation, communications, and utilities. Slide 6 Theocracy A form of government in which god or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler Slide 7 Topography The detailed mapping or charting of the features of a relatively small area The relief features of an area Slide 8 Tornado A localized, violently destructive windstorm over land, especially in the Mid West, and characterized by a long, funnel-shaped cloud Slide 9 Totalitarian System Centralized government that exercises dictatorial control over many aspects of life Slide 10 Traditional Economy A system in which tradition and custom control all economic activity; exists in only a few parts of the world today. Slide 11 Tsunami Japanese term used for a huge sea wave caused by an undersea earthquake. Slide 12 UN (United Nations) Slide 13 Unitary System A government in which all key powers are given to the national or central government. Slide 14 Urban Centers Slide 15 Urbanization The movement of people from rural areas into cities. Slide 16 Utilization Slide 17 Vegetation All the plants or plant life of a place Slide 18 Vertical Climate Zones Slide 19 Voting Patterns Slide 20 Water Cycle Regular movement of water from Ocean to air to ground and back to the ocean. Slide 21 Weather Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short period of time. Slide 22 Welfare Financial assistance to an individual or family from a government Slide 23 Westernization To influence with ideas, customs, practices, etc., characteristic of the western countries Slide 24 Windward Facing toward the direction from which the wind is blowing Windward side Slide 25 World Trade Slide 26 WTO (World Trade Organization) An international body that oversees trade agreements and settles trade disputes among countries.