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  1. urban morphology
  2. acropolis
  3. forum
  4. suburb
  5. central place theory
  1. a the focal point of ancient Roman life combining the functions of the ancient Greek acropolis and agora
  2. b literally "high point of the city." the upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes
  3. c a subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
  4. d the layout of the city, its physical form and structure, used to study the city
  5. e proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. unrestricted growth in many American urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban planning
  2. developed by geographer T.G. ____, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium sized cites of Southeast Asia
  3. a structual model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center
  4. the people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by
  5. the movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the U.S.

5 True/False Questions

  1. citya conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics


  2. agorathe focal point of ancient Roman life combining the functions of the ancient Greek acropolis and agora


  3. zoning lawsarea of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).


  4. Huang He and Weiregion adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant


  5. Nile River Valleychronologically, the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE


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