5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- urban sprawl
- zoning laws
- a movement of upper and middle-class people from urban core areas to the surrounding outskirts to escape pollution as well as deteriorating social conditions (perceived and actual).
- b in ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized and traded
- c region of great cities located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronologically the first urban hearth, dating to 3500, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent
- d unrestricted growth in many American urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban planning
- e legal restrictions on land use that determine what types of building and economic activities are allowed to take place in certain areas. In the U.S., areas are most commonly divided into separate zones of residential, retail, or industrial use.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the layout of the city, its physical form and structure, used to study the city
- the very poorest parts of cities that in extreme cases are not even connected to regular city services and are conrolled by gangs or drug lords
- the movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the U.S.
- homes bought in many American suburbs within intent of tearing them down and replacing them with much larger homes, often referred to as McMansions
- chronologically the fifth and last urban hearth, dating to 200 BCE
5 True/False Questions
social stratification → the differation of society into classes based of wealth, power, production, and prestigehone of the two components along with agricultural surplus which enables the formation of cities
concentric zone model → a structual model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center
functional zonation → the division of a city into different regions or zones (e.g. residential or industrial) for certain purposes or functions (e.g. housing or manufacturing)
blockbusting → 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
redlining → 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