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AP Human Geography Final
Transcript of AP Human Geography Final
Period 3 Chapter 1: Thinking Geographically Culture: The body of customary beliefs, material traits, and social forms that together constitute the distinct traditions of a group of people. Chapter 1: Thinking Geographically Resources: Substances that are useful to people, economically and technologically feasible to access, and socially acceptable to use. Chapter 2: Population Ecumene: The portion of the earths surface occupied by permanent human settlement. Chapter 2: Population Agricultural Revolution: The time when humans first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering. Chapter 3: Migration Pull Factor: Induces people to move into a new location. Push Factor: Induces people to move out of their present locations. Chapter 3: Migration Chapter 4: Folk & Popular Culture Ranch Style: A typical house style from 1935-1975. Chapter 4: Folk & Popular Culture Popular Culture: Large, heterogeneous societies that share certain habits, despite differences in other personal characteristics. Chapter 5: Language Standard Language: A dialect that is well established and widely recognized as the most acceptable for government, business, education, & mass communication. Chapter 5: Language Literary Tradition: A system of written communication Chapter 6: Religion Monotheism: Belief that there is only one God. Chapter 6: Religion Animism: Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life. Chapter 7: Ethnicity Race: The identity with a group of people who share a biological ancestor. Chapter 7: Ethnicity Multi-Ethnic State: A state that contains more than one ethnicity. Chapter 8: Political Geography Boundary: An invisible line marking the extent of a states territory. Chapter 8: Political Geography Chapter 9: Development More Developed Country (MDC): A country that has progressed further along the development continuum. Chapter 9: Development Development: The process of improving the material conditions of people through diffusion of knowledge and technology. Chapter 10: Agriculture Chapter 10: Agriculture Chapter 11: Industry Bulk-Reducing Industry: An economic activity in which the final product weighs less than its inputs. Chapter 11: Industry Site Factors: Result from the unique characteristics of a location. (Land, Labor, Capital) Chapter 12: Services Consumer Services: To provide services to individual consumers who desire them and can afford to pay for them. (Retail and wholesale Services, Education Services, Health Services, and Leisure and Hospitality Services.) Chapter 12: Services Business Services: To facilitate other businesses. (Financial Services, Professional Services, and Transportation & Similar Services.) Chapter 13: Urban Patterns Concentric Zone Model: A city that grows outward from a central area in a series of concentric rings. Chapter 13: Urban Patterns Greenbelts: Rings of open space. Landlocked State: A state that lacks a direct outlet to the sea because it is completely surrounded by several other countries. Grain: The seed from various grasses. Green Revolution: The invention and rapid diffusion of more productive agricultural techniques during the 1970's and 1980's. The mountains are a good example of a pull factor because some people move to where a scenery is pretty, like the mountains are, and some people may move because of a job, like a skier or snowboarder. This picture displays many different races. For example, Asian, Hispanic, and African American. Water is a recourse
because it is easy to
access and people must use it. This area is a suburb of Colorado that will always be inhabited. Plants and Animals are just some of the things humans first domesticated. Like these plants. People may not want to move to an area if it has bad weather. This picture is an example of what a Ranch Style House looks like. Jeans, Skirts, and Short-Shorts are all examples of what a heterogeneous society share, style wise. A stop sign, and many other street signs all use the same common language, English. This book, along with thousands of other books, is written in English, which is a form of communication. Christianity, which uses a rosary, believes that there is only one God. People who practice Animism may worship stones, like the ones in the picture. This crowd of people all live in Colorado and there are many different types of ethnicity's shown here. Four corners is the boundaries where Arizona, Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico all meet. A Mac computer is an example of development because is gives people information through its technology. Apple also has redeveloped the Mac throughout the years. Rice is an example of a grain because it comes from grass. Fertilizer has helped get rid of weeds and strengthen plants ever since it was invented during the Green Revolution. A penny is an example of Bulk-Reducing Industry because it weighs less than it inputs. The Capital of Denver is a Site Factor because it is seen everyday walking downtown. The greenbelt behind my house is an open space with a sidewalk where people can jog, walk, ride their bikes, etc. Hamburgers topped with American cheese are a classic American food. This is a very good example of the culture of Americans. The Park Meadows mall provides different retail stores to different consumers. Colorado is a landlocked state because other states completely surround it so there is no outlet to the sea. Denver is a MDC because it is more developed than other countries, for example, India. A public bus transports workers and people to there destinations. Colorado is an example of the Concentric Zone Model because in the Middle is the CBD (downtown Denver) and going out there are different levels, like Suburbia, Low Class, Middle Class, etc.