+

World Geography Chapter 20


Fourth Quarte R Notes
  
Changes are done, please view the flashcard.

Preview Flashcards

FrontBack
Countries included -
 
Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Cyprus
The ________, _________, and Sea of _______
 
Dardanelles Bosporus Marmaraseparate
Turkey - plains & hills (_____); two mountain ranges (______ & _______); Anatolian Plateau (_______); tectonic activity
 
Europe Pontic (N) and Tourus (S) Asia
coastal plain in _______, ________, & _________
 
Syria Lebanon Israel
rift valley from ______ to _______, edged with _____
 
Africa Syria hills
_______ flows into Dead Sea ( _______________________)
 
Jordan River lowest spot on earth, very salty
Tigris and EuphratesRivers starts where?
 
Turkey
climate
 
arid, semi-arid, & mediterranean
factors in temp & rain fall
 
distance from sea, elevation, rain shadows
evergreen forests once common ( _______), now mainly gone. Why?
 
Lebonon shipbuilding
semi-arid areas like _____ have diverse _____ & _______ life
 
Anatolia plant & animal
Syrian Desert - _______ plant & animal life
 
scarce
valuable _____ & ______ - coal, copper, iron ore (______)
 
minerals & energy Turkey
potash, magnesium (____________________)
 
Dead Sea Region
Several anciant empires occupied the area: ______, ________ (Asia Minor), ________
 
Egyptaian, Hittite, Persian
Hebrews established ________ & __________
 
kingdom & Jusaism
Romans exiled _______, then spread _________
 
Jews Christianity
After the _____________ fell, the ___________ (ERE) brought growth of Eastern Orthodox Church & ________ became the capital
 
Western Roman Empire Byzantine Empire Constantinople
Arab Muslim armies from the _________ occupied the area & spread _________
 
Arabian Desert Islam
Crusades brought clashes b/w ________ & _______ (won by the _______)
 
Muslims & Christians Muslims
Ottoman Empire led by ______ ruled the region by ____, later ataturk took over & created the ________. Some of the OE became mandates of _____________.
 
Sultans 1600s Republic of Turkey European nations
___ moved to ________ after WWI(controlled by _______)
 
Jews, Palestine, Britian
migration increased in _____ & ______
 
1930s & 1940s
U.N. divided Palestine into ______ & _____ tates in 1947
 
Jewish & Arab
______ declared independencein 1948
 
Israel
main people are
 
Arabs, Jews, Turks, Kurds
languages
 
Arabic, hebrew, Turkish, Kurdish, French, English, Russian
religions
 
Islam, judaism, christianity
______ identity may be distinct from _______ identity
 
cultural, religious
_____ religious law influences ______ culture
 
Jewish, Israeli
strong industrial base in ______ Ex:
 
Israel high-tech, diamond-cutting, chemicals
major industry is Cyprus has Israel has
 
tourism Greek & Romen ruins religious sites
rapid growth= ______ housing, _____ congestion
 
hih birth & immigration cramped, traffic
ancient city centers Ex: with souks or ______
 
Damascus, Syria markets
Damascus, Syria= Nicosia, Beirut=
 
oldest city on Earth Paris of Middle East
West Bank & Gaza Strip=
 
Israel vs. Palestine
______ conflict(some want independence)
 
Kurdish
______ fundamentalism in _______ (not enough religion in govt. for some)
 
Islamic, Turkey
________ refugees in ______
 
Palestinian, Jordan
environmental issues- water ______, _________
 
scarcity, overgrazing

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Upgrade