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AP Human Geography Exam

Geography To write about the earth Purpose of Early Geography Studied places and regions for practical purposes Eratosthenes -One of the world’s first cartographers -Head librarian at Alexandria -Coined the term geography -Computed the Earth’s circumference Ptolemy -Efforts represent a significant early contribution to both geography and the technical aspects of early cartography -Published his […]

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Human Geography Ch. 7-8

question GDP (Gross Domestic Product) answer An estimate of the total value of all materials, foodstuffs, goods, and services that are produced by a country in a particular year question GNI (Gross National Income) answer A measure of the income to a country from production wherever in the world it occurs question Carrying capacity answer […]

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AP Human Geography Urban Geography

question Urban Areas/Urbanism answer They are nucleated, with on one or more clear core areas. People who live in them work in non-agricultural jobs. question Similarity between cities and towns answer Nucleated settlements Have residential and non-residential functions include a central business district and surrounding residences question Difference between cities and towns answer cities are […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 6 Review

question When and why did humans begin to farm? answer about 10,000 years ago; for the transition of land areas question What are some consequences (good and bad) of industrialization? answer the gap between the rich and the poor growing and the divide becoming more pronounced; economic development question What is the basis of industrialization? […]

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Ap Human Geography: Chapter 2 Flashcard

question Industrial Revolution answer led to the transition of North America and Europe to Stage 2 of Demographic Transition. Involved major improvements in manufacturing goods and delivering them to a market question medical revolution answer medical technology invented in Europe and North America has diffused to developing countries, improved medical practices eliminated many traditional causes […]

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Ap Human Geography Chapter 13 Answers

question The area of the city where retail and office activities historically were clustered was the answer central business district. question European CBDs are similar to those in North America because they both contain answer retail and office activities. question Retail activities which tend to concentrate in the CBD include those which have answer service […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 8: Political Geography

question State answer An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an established government that has control over its international and foreign affairs. question Sovereignty answer Independence from control of its internal affairs by other states question 6 LARGEST states answer Russia Canada USA China Brazil Austrailia question How many Microstates are there? […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 7 Key Issue 1-4

question Ethnicity answer Identity with a group of people that share distinct physical and mental traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions. For example Irish. question Race answer Identity with a group of people who descended form a common ancestor. Skin color can contribute. question Sharecropper answer Works fields rented from a […]

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Human Geography of Europe: Chapter 13

question Crusades answer Began in 1096. question Northern European Countries answer United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. question Today in Great Britain answer Most people speak a Germanic Language. Most are protestant. (Except for Ireland) High Standard of Living. question Cultural Crossroads answer place where various cultures cross paths. question The Ottomans […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 10

Deliberate modification of Earth’s surface through cultivation of plants and rearing of animals to obtain sustenance or economic gain. agriculture Any plant cultivated by people. crop What are the characteristics of a hunter-gatherer society? The men hunted game or fished, and the women collected berries, nuts, and roots. This division of labor sounds like a […]

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Chapter 4 AP Human geography

custom the frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of a group of people habit a repetitive act performed by an individual b in contrast to folk culture, popular culture is typical of a) smal homogeneous groups b) large heterogeneous groups c) groups that have little interaction with other groups […]

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Geography – Physical Geography

To geographers the spread of McDonald’s around the world represents Economic and cultural globalization Situation identifies a place by its Location relative to other objects An area distinguished by a unique combination of features is a(an) Region If the scale of a map is 1:1000,000, then 1 centimeter on the map represents ______cm 1 kilometer […]

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Rubinstein Chapter 1 Answers

Scale is The relationship between the length of an object on a map and that feature on the landscape. 1:24,000 is an example of what kind of scale? Fractional scale What elements of study do human and physical geography have in common? They are concerned with where things occur and why they occur where they […]

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Human Geography Flashcards

Birth Rate Number of live births per one thousand populations in a year Rate of Natural Increase The birth rate minus the death rate Fertility Rate The average number of children a woman of childbearing years will have in her lifetime. Population Density The average number of people that live in a measurable area Population […]

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Geography 1 Answers

the beach at ipanema, brazil can be studied using tools…….. a. only from human geography b. From both metric and English systems of measure e. only from physical geography c. from both human and physical geography d. only from oceanography c. from both human and physical geography which is not an example of a functional […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 4 – Agriculture

Agriculture -the purposeful tending of crops and livestock in order to produce food and fiber (DeBlij) -raising of animals or the growing of crops to obtain food for primary consumption by the farm family or for sale off the farm (Kap) -tilling of crops and rearing of domesticated animals to produce food, drink, feed, and […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 7

THESE SETS ARE GENERALLY NOT REVISED SO GRAMMAR/SPELLING MISTAKES MAY BE CONSTANT AND NOT ALL INFORMATION IS GUARANTEED 100% ACCURATE How did the USSR impact religion in their state? They pushed for Russification which meant everybody needed to become “Russian and atheist”, so they forced much of the Eastern Orthodox Christians to forfeit their church […]

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AP Human Geography,Chapter 15

Geopolitics The study of the interplay between international political relations and the territorial/environmental context in which they occur. Organic Theory A nation which is an aggregate of organisms would itself function and behave as an organism. Heartland Theory a geopolitical hypothesis proposed by British geographer Harold Mackinder that states that any political power based in […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 3 Review

Net Migration The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration. Circulation Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that occur on a regular basis. Push Factors Factors causing people to leave a location. Refugees People who are forced to migrate from their home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of […]

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Chapter 1: Intro to human geography

What is human geography? Human Geography is the study of human beings and their lifestyles. Example would be various cultures. What are geographic questions? Questions that force you to think in geographic / spatial terms. Anything that asks: -Where? -How far? -Which direction? -How big? -Why here? Why not there? -What effect does x have […]

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Ap Human Geography-Space vs. Place

space implies the extent of a area and can be in a relative and absolute sense place refers to the attributes and values we associate with a location sense of place identifying oneself in relation to a particular piece of land on earth placelessness placeless landscapes are those that have no relationship to the places […]

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