Human Geography Flashcards

AP Human Geography (The Cultural Landscape-Rubenstein) Vocabulary

Chapter 1 Thinking Geographically globalization greater cultural and economic interaction among people all over the world geography The study of the earth and its features and of the distribution of life on the earth, including human life human geography The study of where and why human activities are located where they are physical geography The […]

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Ap Human Geography The Grand Review Answer Key

urbanization Transformation of a population from rural to urban status; the process of city formation and expansion. urban morphology the study of the physical form and structure of urban places urban hearth area An area, like Mesopotamia or the Nile River Valley where large cities first existed. Borchert’s Model of Urban Evolution refer to four […]

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Chapter 1 AP Human geography Vocabulary

Sequent Occupance: successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place that add up to the cultural landscape. this symbolizes Human Environment Interaction. Cultural Landscape: the fashioning of natural landscape by a culture group to fit their needs. Arithmetic Density: total number of people divided by total area of land. how many people per area […]

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Ap Human Geography Chapter 3 Vocab Terms

brain drain large-scale immigration by talented people chain migration migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there circulation short-term, repetitive or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis counter urbanization net migration from urban to rural areas in mdcs. emigration migration from a location […]

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AP Human Geography-Unit 4

Federal A political-territorial system wherein a central government represents the various entities within a nation-state where they have common interests Gerrymandering Redistricting for advantage, or the practice of dividing areas into electoral districts to give one political party an electoral majority in a large number of districts Heartland the part of a region considered essential […]

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A.P.HUMAN GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY WORDS FOR CHAPTER 11 VOCAB QUIZ:INDUSTRY

Maquiladora Factories built by US companies in Mexico near the US border to take advantage of much lower labor costs in Mexico. Industrial Revolution the change from an agricultural to an industrial society and from home manufacturing to factory production, especially the one that took place in England from about 1750 to about 1850. Cottage […]

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AP Human Geography | Chapter 3 Vocabulary

Remittances Money migrants send back to family and friends in their home countries, often in cash, forming an important part of the economy in many poorer countries. Cyclic Movements Movement – for example, nomadic migration – that has closed route and is repeated annually or seasonally. Periodic Movement For example, college attendance or military service […]

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AP Human Geography- Unit 6

Urbanization The movement of people to, and the clustering of people in, towns and cities- a major force in every geographic realm today. Also when expanding cities absorb the rural countryside and transforms it into suburbs. Urban Morphology The physical layout of a city; its physical form and structure Urban Hearth Area An area, like […]

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Ap Human Geography Models & Theories Test Questions

Laws of migration 1) Net migration amounts to a fraction of the gross migration.2) The majority of migrants move a short distance.3) Migrants who move longer distances tend to choose big cities.4) Urban residents are less migratory than inhabitants of rural areas. 5) Families are less likely to make international moves than young adults. Organic […]

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Ap Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary Flashcard

Cartography The science of making maps Connections Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space. Cultural Ecology Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relationships. Cultural landscape the visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape Culture the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization Density the […]

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Ap Human Geography Unit 7 Test Questions

barridas / barrios / favelas illegal housing settlements, usually made up of temporary shelters that surround large cities bid-rent theory / peak land value the amount of land different land users are prepared to pay for locations at various distances from the city center blockbustering the rapid change in the racial composition of residential blocks […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 2 (Migration)

Activity Space the space within which daily activity occurs Chain Migration the social process by which immigrants from a particular town follow one another to a different city Cyclic Movement movement that has a closed route repeated annually or seasonally Distance Decay the various degenerative effects of distance on human spatial structures and interactions Forced […]

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Ap Human Geography Unit 5 Test Questions

Adaptive Strategies Describes a society’s system of economic production -helps explain some of the differences between societies that are influenced by economy. Agrarian People or societies that are farmers therefore promote agricultural interest ext. -Where agrarian people and societies are located is not generally near cities ext. but these types of people are essential to […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 3 Vocab

Acculturation The adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one group under the influence of another. Animism Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life Artifact An item from the past (such as a dinosaur bone, or something made by […]

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AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 7 vocab

Apartheid a legal system that was the physical speration of different races into different geographic areas Balkanization Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among its ethnicities Blockbusting A process by which real estate agents convince white property owners to sell their houses at low prices because of fear that black families will […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 5 Exam

The geographic study of the distribution of languages provides a good example of: A) the diffusion of folk culture in different areas of the world B) The role and spread of religion across much of the world C) the interplay between globalization and local diversity D) political conflicts that arise due to ethnic tensions C […]

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Ap Human Geography Chapter 1 Vocab Flashcard

map a two-dimensional or flat scale model of Earth’s surface, or a portion of it place a specific point of Earth distinguished by a particular character region an area of Earth distinguished by a distinctive combination of cultural and physical features scale the relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and Earth as a […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 2 Test

2/3 of World Population East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe Arithmetic Density The total number of people divided by the total land area. Physiological Density The number of people per unit of area of arable land, which is land suitable for agriculture. Agricultural Density The ratio of the number of farmers to the total […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Test Review Guide

Human Geography One of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes. Cartography The art and science of making maps, including data compilation, layout, and design. Also concerned with the interpretation of mapped patterns. Scale Relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and the Earth […]

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ap human geography unit 8

Industrial Revolution social and economic change that began in england in the 1760s when the industrial geography of england changed significantly and later diffused to other parts of western europe.in this period of rapid socioeconomic change, machines replaced human labor and new sourcese of inanimate engery were tapped.coal was the leading energy source,fueling the industrial […]

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AP Human Geography chapter 11 vocab

break-of-bulk point a location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another. bulk-gaining industry an industry in which the final product weight more or compromises a greater volume than the inputs. bulk-reducing industry an industry in which the final product weighs less or compromises a lower volume than the inputs. cottage industry […]

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