Guest workers in Europe and the middle east are
low status foreigners
The United States has received the lowest number of refugees from what country?
Migration to the united States declined during the 1920s primarily because of
imposition of quota laws
Which Statement most accurately describes the motivations of the historical european and current Latin America immigrants to the United States?
Both were and are motivated primarily by economic factors.
Most migrants to the united states during the early 20th century came from what part of europe?
south and east
The greatest total number of foreign-born residents can be found in
the united states
Most migrants to the United States during the peak of the 1840s and 1850s came from what part of europe?
Ireland and Germany
Why has Russia's program to attract migrants faced difficulty in recent years?
they are targeting ethnic Russians who speak Russian and most are not interested
Which is not presented one of the three largest one of the three largest migration flows in the world?
To Europe from Africa
What factor causes a voluntary migration?
The most important pull factor for migrants to north america today is
3 largest groups of international refugees
Palestinian,Iraqi, and Afghan
Several million Irish migrated in the 1840's primarily because
disastrous economic conditions push them out of the country
Example of Migration pull factor
opening a new factory
A country has a net in-migration if emigration ______________ immigration.
is less than
The ability to move quickly and easily
List a society that is in the stage 1 demographic transition.
In the United States males under age 15 exceed females 105:100
True or False
At which stage are natural increases at or around zero
1 and 4
A major Health threat in the 5th stage of epidemiologic transition is
The Populations of Russia and China will decrease by over half in the next 90 years
True or False
The U.S population makes up 10% of the world population.
True or False
America has the highest Population concentration.
True or falso
Name two of the population concentration centers
East asia and Europe
The Portion of Earth's Surface which is not occupied by permanent human settlement
What does natural increase rate effect
the doubling time which is the number of years needed to double the population
Today, house types in the United States are distinguished by all, expect
They can still be divided into three distinct regions
The most important house style in the United States since the 1960s is known as
Examining elements of folk and popular culture like house styles is particularly well suited to the geographic method of
The diffusion of jeans is a good example primarily of the
Diffusion of Popular culture
Americans' Preferences for beverages and snacks
vary according to what is produced locally
In which state would alcohol consumption be relatively low?
The Distribution of Alcohol consumption in the United States displays which of these typical characteristics of popular culture?
B. Close relationships to level income
C. little regard for features of the physical environment
D. all of the above
E.uniform distribution across the landscape
All of the above
what elements are important for wine production?
Climate, Soil,Topography and proximity to lakes or a river
What isn't a distinctive characteristic of the physical environment related to wine?
Vineyards must be planned on flat land
Diffusion of internet services is following the earlier pattern of television, expect
diffusion is much faster
The choice of clothing in western countries is strongly influenced by
occupation, level of income, knowledge of fashion elsewhere
What is a characteristics of a popular culture than folk culture?
its result in a more uniform landscape
The Global diffusion of popular culture may threaten folk culture by
Being less Responsive to the diversity of local environment
One significant impact of popular culture is to
modify the physical environment
All but which of the following statements reflects the environmental impact of culture?
A. Folk Culture never causes environmental impacts while popular culture does.
B. Solid waste is the most visible of wastes generated from culture
C. Popular Culture may cause a rapid increase in demand for certain natural resources
Some Features of U.S material culture such as gas stations, supermarkets, and motels
promote a uniform landscape
Many less developed countries fear the loss of folk culture because
Western Perspectives may become more dominant
Diffusion of popular customs can adversely impact environmental quality in two ways:
Depletion of scarce resources and pollution
Western dominance of the news media feared in less developed countries for all but which of these reason?
1. Western countries supply a large percentage of the television new video
2. western countries control most of the newspapers in less developed countries
3.Western radio newscasts can be heard in most countries.
4. Western values permeate the media
People maintain their folk culture despite familiarity with popular culture primarily because of
Strong desire to preserve unique customs
Popular culture and folk culture can both result in a higher level of
Extinction of animal species, demand for raw materials, consumption of animal products, Environmental degradation
As they have more contact with popular culture, women in less developed countries are more likely to
Gain more opportunities outside the home
In the United States the number of golf courses per person are highest in the
the north central states, where there is a long tradition of playing golf
One impact of large- scale consumption of chicken in more developed countries is to
makes inefficient use of the world's grain supplies
The largest level of interregional migration in the US was caused by the
opening of the western territories
Which is a current interregional migration trend in the United States?
Urban to suburban
An example of a government limited migration is
the State of Assam
Suburbanization of more developed countries is due to
desire to change lifestyle