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  1. urban realm
  2. Griffin-Ford model
  3. urban morphology
  4. primate city
  5. situation
  1. a the layout of the city, its physical form and structure, used to study the city
  2. b a country's largest city--ranking atop the urban hierarchy--most expressive of the national culture and usually (but not always) the capital city as well.
  3. c developed by geographers Ernst Griffin and Larry Ford, a model of the Latin American city showing a blend of traditional elements of Latin American culture with the forces of globalization that are reshaping the urban scene
  4. d a spatial generalization of the large, late-twentieth-century city in the U.S. It is shown to be a widely dispersed multicentered metropolis consisting of incereasingly independent zones or realms, each focused on its own suburban downtown; the only exception is the shrunken central realm, which is focused on the CBD
  5. e the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the U.S.
  2. in ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized and traded
  3. the people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by
  4. chronologically, the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE
  5. 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 True/False Questions

  1. suburba subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.

          

  2. Mesoamericachronologically the fifth and last urban hearth, dating to 200 BCE

          

  3. citythe internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting

          

  4. sitethe internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting

          

  5. gentrificationthe external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places

          

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