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  1. Animal Husbandry
  2. Intensive cultivation
  3. Node
  4. Urban growth boundary
  5. Planned agricultural economy
  1. a Any kind of agricultural activity that involves effective and efficient use of labor on small plots of land to maximize crop yield
  2. b An agricultural activity associated with the raising of domesticated animals, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats
  3. c Geographical boundaries placed around a city to limit suburban growth within that city.
  4. d An agricultural economy found in communist nations in which the government controls both agricultural production and distribution
  5. e Geographical centers of activity. Large cities (like Los Angeles) may have many nodes.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Cities in Latin America that owe much of their structure to colonialism, the rapid rise of industrialization and continual rapid increases in population. Similar to other colonial cities, they also demonstrate distinctive sectors of industrial or residential development radiating out from the CBD, where most industrial and financial activity occurs.
  2. Cities that, because of their geographic location, act as ports of entry and distribution centers for large geographic centers (i.e. NYC, LA, St. Louis)
  3. A reaction in architectural design to the feeling of sterile alienation that many people get from modern architecture. Postmodernism uses older historical styles and a sense of lightheartedness and eclecticism. Buildings combine pleasant-looking forms and playful colors to convey new ideas and to create spaces that are more people friendly than their modernist predecessors
  4. Process that occurs when soils in arid areas are brought under cultivation through irrigation. In arid climates, water evaporates quickly off the ground surface, leaving salty residues that render the soil infertile
  5. Cities established by colonizing empires as administrative centers. Often they were established on already existing native cities, completely overtaking their infrastructures.

5 True/False questions

  1. European cityCities established by colonizing empires as administrative centers. Often they were established on already existing native cities, completely overtaking their infrastructures.

          

  2. Genetically modified foodsFoods that are mostly products of organisms that have had their genes altered in a laboratory for specific purposes such as disease resistance, increased productivity or nutritional value allowing growers greater control, predictability and efficiency.

          

  3. DomesticationThe conscious manipulation of plant and animal species by humans in order to sustain themselves

          

  4. GhettoizationProcess that occurs when soils in arid areas are brought under cultivation through irrigation. In arid climates, water evaporates quickly off the ground surface, leaving salty residues that render the soil infertile

          

  5. FeedlotsCities that arose during the Middle Ages and that actually represent a time of relative stagnation of urban growth. This system fostered a dependent relationship between wealthy landowners and peasants who worked their land, providing very little alternative economic opportunities

          

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