5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- concentric zone model
- informal economy
- rank-size rule
- Griffin-Ford model
- McGee model
- a developed by geographer TG McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia
- b developed by geographers Ernst Griffin and Larry Ford, a model of the Latin American city showing a blend of traditional elements of Latin American culture withe the forces of globalization that are reshaping the urban scene.
- c a structural model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center
- d in a model urban hierarchy, the idea that the population of a city or town will be inversely proportional to its rank in the hierarchy
- e economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included in that government's Gross National Product (GNP); as opposed to a formal economy
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- unrestricted growth in many American urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban plannin
- the innovation of the city, which occurred independently in five separate hearths
- the entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including the most recently constructed suburban appendages. Provides a better picture of the dimensions and population of such an area than the delimited municipality (central city) that forms its heart.
- The movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions(Sunbelt) of the United States.
- the downtown heart of a central city, the CBD is marked by high land values, a concentration of business and commerce, and the clustering of the tallest buildings
5 True/False Questions
shantytowns → unplanned slum developments on the margins of cities, dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard
Forum → in ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized, and traded.
gentrification → the urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older or original city that is surrounded by newer suburbs
leadership class → literally, "high point of the city." The upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes
Mesoamerica → chronologically the fifth urban hearth, dating to 200 BCE