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  1. What were middle atlantic colonies' settlements like?
  2. What were the disadvantages to dispersed settlements?
  3. What 2 things determine the size of a market area?
  4. What is a central place?
  5. What is the rank-size rule?
  1. a Range and threshold
  2. b lost time moving between fields, had to build more roads to connect the small lots, and farmers had been restricted to what they could plant
  3. c the country's nth-largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement (the 2nd largest is 1/2 the size of the largest)
  4. d A market center for the exchange of goods and services by people attracted from the surrounding area
  5. e Since there was a wide variety of cultures, and most came as individuals dispersed settlements became popular.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Circles leave gaps and can cause overlapping. With a square, the distance from the center varies among points along a square
  2. Ranking settlements from largest to smallest (in population)
  3. farmers living on individual farms isolated from neighbors rather alongside them
  4. Tertiary
  5. When settlements developed, they needed protection and developed public services

5 True/False Questions

  1. What happened in clustered rural settlements when the population grew too large for the fields?New settlements- called satellite settlements, were established nearby because not all land was under cultivation


  2. What is the market area/hinterland?the area surrounding a service from which customers are attracted


  3. What does a regular hierarchy mean for the U.S and a lack of rank-size in LDCS?the maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service- small range: convenience store, large range: sports stadium


  4. What is a nodal regionthe minimum number of people needed to support the service


  5. What is the central place theory and who proposed it?In the Great Plains- aren't heavily industrialized or interrupted by major physical features (rivers/mountains)


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