GEOG: N. America

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Ogallala

_______ aquifer is an environmental issue because it is being depleted

resource

________ management is the cause of most environmental problems in US

east

mean center of population of Us is moving ____

wildfires

_______ are the main natural hazard of the US

brayton

______ fire school @ TAMU

metropolitan clusters

There are _______ ________ across the US like chicago, west coast cities, Texas urban triangle

10

US population is about ___ times the size of Canada

low

______ population densities

low

_____ TFRs

80

percent urban

gentrification

a process of converting an urban neighborhood from a predominantly low-income renter-occupied area to a predominantly middle-class owner-occupied area

sports

____ can lure people into areas and make towns blow up ex. baltimore, houston, dallas

trade

Canada and N America need each other because of ______

primary

The sector with substinence, fishing, logging/mining, agriculture

secondary

manufacturing sector

secondary

where you make something into things collected in first sector

Ohio River Valley

The industrial core is here, known as the "dust belt"

Tertiary

This industrial sector is known for SERVICES such as banking, insurance, and retailing

Quaternary

This sector is all about information. Ex. Data processing, education, and research

develops

As you go through the stages your economy ____________

developed abandon

The problem with some _________ countries is that they _______ the first two stages when they reach the end

monetary

_________ policy is a big concern of N America

hegemonic

Issue: Will US retain _________ power?

complacency

The youth of America's biggest problem is ____________, taking everything for granted

Secondary

St. Lawrence Seaway

Quebec Secession

French canadian province that wants to secede

Drug cartels

These make the border unstable

Sectoral Transformation

The 4 stages

Megalopolis

Population concentration from Boston to D.C.

350 million

population of US

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