Location: West Indies Official name: Republic of Haiti Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1804 / 1884 Capital city: Port-au-Prince Population: 10.2 million / 959 people per sq mile (370 people per sq km) Total land area: 10,714 square miles (27,750 square km) Language(s) spoken: French Creole (official language), French (official … Read more
Hardwood: wood from broad-leaved trees, such as beech, oak, and mahogany.
Health care: medical services that diagnose and treat illness and provide care for pregnant women, the elderly, and the disabled.
Each half of the globe.
A viral disease that interferes with the functioning of the liver.
A water-borne viral disease that interferes with the liver’s functioning.
A system by which leadership for a culture group is defined by traditional and sometimes frustrating age-sex distinction patterns.
Pacific islands created by volcanoes.
An air mass descending and warming because of the increased pressure and weight of the air above.
High-tech industries: industries that use or make the most recently invented and technologically advanced products, such as computers.
A mountain range in South Asia that includes mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain peak.
A concern with the historical patterns of human settlement, migration, town-building, and the human use of the earth.
HIV/AIDS deaths estimate the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
The nazi program of mass murder of European Jews during World War II.
Ten former territorial units in South Africa reserved for native Africans (blacks).