5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What are other names for clustered rural settlements?
- What were middle atlantic colonies' settlements like?
- What is a range and exs of small and large ones
- What are clustered rural settlements?
- What is the primate city rule
- a areas where a number of families live in close proximity with fields surrounding the collection of houses and farms
- b Since there was a wide variety of cultures, and most came as individuals dispersed settlements became popular.
- c the maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service- small range: convenience store, large range: sports stadium
- d the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the 2nd ranking settlement
- e Hamlet or village
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Began with nomads who focused on burying dead
- Business- higher demand and better pay
- Circles leave gaps and can cause overlapping. With a square, the distance from the center varies among points along a square
- a service that facilitates other businesses- FIRE (finance, insurance, real estate), professional management (lawyers, accounting, architecture, design) and transportation (trucking-semis and metra, broadcasting, electricity)
- A region with a core where the characteristic is most intense
5 True/False Questions
What is a threshold → the minimum number of people needed to support the service
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
What two patterns are most clustered rural settlements? → Hamlet or village
What were the disadvantages to dispersed settlements? → 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
What are the 2 patterns the gravity model takes into account? → 1. the greater the number of people living in an area, the greater the number of potential customers 2. the farther people are from a particular service, the less likely they are to use it