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  1. Central Business District (CBD)
  2. Agricultural village
  3. Zone
  4. Concentric zone model
  5. Mesopotamia
  1. a Area of a city with a relatively uniform land use
  2. b A structural model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center.
  3. c A 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. d 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. e Region of great cities (e.g Ur and Babylon) located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronically the first urban hearth dating to 3500 BCE, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Developed by geographer T.G. McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia.
  2. Homes referred to as such because of their "super size" and similarity in appearance to other such homes; homes often built in place of tear-downs in American suburbs.
  3. The movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the US
  4. Theory proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another.
  5. In ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized, and traded

5 True/False questions

  1. SuburbanizationThe transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity.


  2. Zoning lawsLegal restrictions on land use that determine what types of building and economic activities are allowed to take place in certain areas. In the United States, areas are most commonly divided into separate zones of residential, retail, or industrial use.


  3. Leadership classChronologically the fifth hearth, dating to 2000 BCE


  4. CityConglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics


  5. Rank-sized RuleIn a model urban hierarchy, the idea that the population of a city or town will be inversely proportional to its rank in the hierarchy


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