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  1. Edge cities
  2. Primate city
  3. Functional Zonation
  4. Mesoamerica
  5. City
  1. a The division of a city into different regions or zones for certain purposes of functions
  2. b a term introduced by american journalist joel garreau in order to describe the shifting focus of urbanization in the united states away from the central business district (CBD) toward the loci of economic activity at the urban fringe (extensive amounts of office and retail space, frew residential areas, modern buildings, less than 30 years old)
  3. c A country's largest city-ranking atop the urban hierarchy-most expressive of the national culture and usually (but not always) the capital as well.
  4. d Chronologically the fifth hearth, dating to 2000 BCE
  5. e Conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The rehabilitation of deteriorated, often abandoned, housing of low-income inner-city residents.
  2. Homes bought in many American suburbs with the intent of tearing them down and replacing them with much larger homes often referred to as McMansions.
  3. 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
  4. the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference of another nonlocal places
  5. The transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Trade AreaIn ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized, and traded


  2. Concentric zone modelDeveloped by geographer T.G. McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia.


  3. Agricultural SurplusA relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the population was involved in agriculture. Starting over 10,000 years ago, people began to cluster in agricultural villages as they stayed in one place to tend their crops.


  4. AcropolisLiterally "high point of the city." The upper fortified part of a ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes.


  5. Leadership classLiterally "high point of the city." The upper fortified part of a ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes.


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