5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- urban realm
- Griffin-Ford model
- urban morphology
- primate city
- a the layout of the city, its physical form and structure, used to study the city
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- e the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the U.S.
- in ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized and traded
- the people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by
- chronologically, the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE
- 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
suburb → a subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
Mesoamerica → chronologically the fifth and last urban hearth, dating to 200 BCE
city → the internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting
site → the internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting
gentrification → the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places