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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 Chapter 10 Vocab

Agribusiness Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of different steps in the food-processing industry, usually through ownership by large corporations. Agriculture The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth’s surface through the cultivation of crops and the raising of livestock for sustenance or economic gain. Cereal Grain A grass yielding grain for food. chaff Husks […]

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AP Human Geography: Agriculture Vocabulary

Agribusiness A term referring to every business involved in commercial farming in one – farms, factories, suppliers, ad agencies, processing, etc. Agriculture The raising of animals or the growing of crops on tended land to obtain food for primary consumption by a farmer’s family or for sale off the farm Animal Domestication The process of […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 6: Culture and Cultural Landscapes Vocabulary

artifact any physical object that a culture produces barriers to diffusion things that slow or stop the spread of an idea, innovation, people, or other things contagious diffusion the transmission of a phenomenon through close contact with nearby places, such as with many diseases cultural convergence the process by which two cultures become similar cultural […]

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AP Human Geography The Grand Review (review packet answers)

Order AP Human Geography Test Prep On Amazon   Mercator Projection Goode’s Robinson Projection Azimuthal projection Polar Projection Mollweide Projection a computer system that stores, organizes, retrieves, analyzes, and displays geographic data GIS the forms superimposed on the physical environment by the activities of humans cultural landscape the spread of an idea or innovation from […]

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Ap Human Geography Chapter 4 Vocab Flashcard

assimilation The process through which people lose originality differentiating traits, such as dress, speech, particularities, or mannerisms, when they come into contact with another society or culture. authenticity in the context of local cultures or customs, the accuracy with a single stereotypical or typecast image or experience conveys an otherwise dynamic and complex local culture. […]

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