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What is superimposed political boundary?

What is superimposed political boundary?


School: New Mexico State University
Department: Geography
Course: Cultural Geography
Professor: John wright
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: geography
Cost: 50
Name: Week 3 Notes
Description: These notes cover the 9/6 Nations, States and War: The Five Worlds 9/8 Shapes of War: Indonesia, Nicaragua, ISIL 9/13 Europe and Middle East Migrants 9/15 Israel and the Palestinians 9/20 Ukraine and Crimea: Russian Invasion, Ethnicity, and Geopolitics 9/22 2016 Presidential Election
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What is superimposed political boundary?

Definitions:  You will be asked to define and give examples.   I will  choose the 15 for the exam.  Worth 3 points each. (Definitions worth a  total of 45 points)

Nation (define and give two examples)­ A culture/Ethnic Group. Two examples are  Native American nations, and the European nations such as Basques. Nation­State (define and give two examples)­ A State made up of one Nation. Two  examples are Iceland, Denmark, South Korea, and some 

Pacific Island countries.

Separatism (define and give three traits)­ when a nation wants independence from a state. One Trait is the nation wants a state of their own. Another Trait is Economic and political inequality. The other trait is a belief that your not free. 

Consequent Political Boundary (define and give one example)­ Boundary  created considering culture. One example India: Bangladesh and Pakistan created to  separate Muslims from Hindus.

What is Brown colonialism?

Superimposed Political Boundary (define and give one example­ ignore culture. One  Example is the Soviet Union taking over Georgia and setting boundaries Functional Boundary Dispute (define and give one example)­ An attempt to resolve  dispute over immigration, trade, tariffs/taxes, drug smuggling, environmental laws. One  example would be the NAFTA – U.S./Mexico/Canada

Resource Boundary Dispute (define and give one example)­ disputes over natural  resources that happens at the boundary or in it. One example would be Canada and U.S  fighting over the Georges Bank fishing grounds. 

Falkland Islands War­ Argentina invades islands part of United Kingdom in 1982. A  remnant of British Empire.

Exclusive Economic Zone­ A war over fishing rights, oil, gas, undersea minerals, and  pride. 

Brown Colonialism (define and give one example)­ Former colonized “nations” become  dictators over other nations. One example would be Brown or Black skinned people start  acting like their former European oppressors.

Political party elected by Palestinians in Gaza.

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Ethnocide (define and give two ways it is done)­ The killing of culture. One ways it is  done is by suppress culture by forbidding, language, religion, clothing, food. Another  way it is done is by destroying an environment by rainforest destruction.  First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Worlds (be able to define each of these and give  an example of a country/group in each “world”) 

∙ First world­ Developed democracies. An example of a country would be the U.S ∙ Second World­ Communist Countries. An example would be Cuba.  ∙ Third World­ Developing World. One example would be India

∙ Fourth World­ Nations indigenous groups worldwide. One example would be  Kurds. 

∙ Fifth World­ Refugees­ One example would be Palestinians and Iraqis in Jordan 

1917 Balfour Declaration­ A letter that Balfour wrote to Rothschild thanking him for the  help for a Jewish homeland in Palestine. 

Zionism­ Belief held by some Jews that God promised them a homeland in the Middle  East If you want to learn more check out Metamorphism means what?
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1967 War in Israel­ It was a six day war. Israel was attacked by Egypt, Syria, Lebanon,  and Jordan. Israel won the war. 

Occupied Territories: which countries did Israel claim them from?  Which ones have  been returned to which countries/groups?

∙ Gaza Strip­ Returned to Palestinians 

∙ Sinai Peninsula­ Returned to Egypt 

∙ West Bank­ From Jordan

∙ East  Jerusalem­ from Palestinians 

∙ Golan Heights­ From Syria  

Hamas­ political party elected by Palestinians in Gaza

Two­State Solution and two barriers to this happening­ Two state solutions were to create a Palestinian state, and to allow Israel state to exist. 

List/Short Answer:  Worth 20 points

1) List and briefly explain the reasons why Russia invaded the Crimea region of Ukraine.  How do the terms “nation” and “state” apply to this invasion?  What do you think the  outcome will be to this conflict?

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1)  Draw and briefly explain the “Shape of War” in EITHER Indonesia OR Nicaragua.  Be sure to use terms such as nation, state, separatism, and brown colonialism. Be factual  and specific.  

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