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5 Matching questions

  1. leadership class
  2. forum
  3. redlining
  4. situation
  5. shantytowns
  1. a the focal point of ancient Roman life combining the functions of the ancient Greek acropolis and agora
  2. b unplanned slum development on the margins of cities dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard
  3. c the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places
  4. d a discriminatory real estate practice in North America in which members of minority groups are are prevented from obtaining money to purchase homes or property in predominely
  5. e group of decision-makers and organizers in early cities who controlled the resources, and often the lives, of others

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included in that government's Gross National Product; as apposed to a formal economy
  2. the urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older and original city that is surounded by newer suburbs
  3. in ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized and traded
  4. agricultural production in exess of that with the producer needs for his or her own substinence and that of his or her family in which is then sold for consumption by others. one of two components together with social stratification that able the formation of cites
  5. a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics

5 True/False questions

  1. spaces of consumptionrestricted neighborhoods or subdivisions, often literally fenced in, where entry is limited to residents and their guests. Although predominantly high-income based, in North America, they are increasingly a middle-class phenomenon


  2. Sunbelt phenomenonthe movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the U.S.


  3. Huang He and Weirivers in present-day China; it was the confluence of these two rivers where chronologically the fourth urban hearth was established around 1500 BCE


  4. gated communitiesa term introduced by American journalist Joel Garreau in order to describe the shifting focus of urbanization in the U.S. away from the CBD toward new loci of economic activity at the urban fringe. These cities are characterized by extensive amounts of office and retail space, few residential areas, and modern buildings (less than 30 years old)


  5. McGee modeldeveloped by geographer T.G. ____, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium sized cites of Southeast Asia


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