1. Establishment - Creating something 2. Holocaust - Mass murder of Jews and others 3. Antisemitism - Hatred of the Jews 4. Zionism - Belief that Jews should have their own homeland. 5. Jerusalem - Area of conflict between the Jews and Muslims for control because of each religions historical connection to the land 6. Persian Gulf Conflict 7. Population - The number of people living in an area (People) 8. Natural Resources - "gifts from the earth" rocks and minerals that naturally occur in a specific location that can be used to increase a populations standard of living. 9. Ethnic Group - How people live 10. Religious Group- How people worship 11. Sunni- Largest division of Islam, believe the Caliph should be elected. 12. Shia- Smallest division of Islam, believe the Caliph should be a descendant of Muhammad. Caliph Leader of the Islamic church 13. Literacy Rate - Ability to read and write. 14. Standard of Living - Quality of a person life, impacted by a persons literacy. 15. Unitary - One central government has control 16. Federal - Divided rule and power 17. Theocracy- Rule by a religious group 18. Confederation - Regions control the central government 19. Democracy- Citizens elect their leaders 20. Oligarchy- Group Rule, elections within the group. 21. Autocracy - Single ruler, no elections. 22. Parliamentary Democracy Citizens elect members of a Parliament. Parliament then elects a Prime Minister 23. Presidential Democracy People elect a President as their cheif executive 24. Climate The average weather in a location (Weather) 25. Prominent The most of something (dominant) 26. Political Map Identifies Cities, States, Countries and man made political boundaries 27. Physical Map Identifies naturally occurring features such as hills, rivers, mountains etc. 28. Characteristic Things that describe 29 Distribution Handing things out.