← APHG ch 8 vocab Test
APHG ch 8 vocab
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- heartland theory
- critical geopolitics
- a in the context of political power, the capacity of a state to influence other states or achieve its goal through diplomatic, economic, and militaristic means.
- b Theoretically, a recognized member of the modern state system possessing formal sovereignty and occupied by a people who see themselves as a single, united nation.
- c Process by which geopoliticians deconstruct and focus on explaining the underlying spatial assumptions and territorial perspectives of politicians
- d a geopolitical hypothesis, proposed by british geographer Halford Mackinder during the first two decades of the twentieth century, that any political power based in the heart of Eurasia could gain sufficient strength to eventually dominate the world.
- e in political geography, a country's or more local community's sense of property and attachment towards its territory, as expressed by its determination to keep it inviolable and strongly defended
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- forces that tend to unify a country
- A venture involving three or more nation-states involving formal political, economic, and / or cultural cooperation to promote shared objectives
- the process through which something is given monetary value
- Associated with the promotion of commercialism. In depth, a protectionist policy of European states during the 16th and 18th centuries that promoted a state's economic position in the contest with other countries
- In the context of determining representative district, the process by which the majority and minority populations are spread evenly across each of the districts to be created therein ensuring control by the majority of each of the districts as opposed to the result of majority-minority districts
5 True/False Questions
devolution → The process whereby regions within a state demand and gain political strength and growing autonomy at the expense of the central government
state → representation of a real-world phenomenon at a certain level of reduction or generalization
centrifugal → forces that tend to divide a country
capitalism → rule by autonomouse power over a subordinate and alien people and place
majority-minority districts → the state right to defend sovereign territoy against incursion from other states