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AP Human Chapter 6-9

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Acropolis
literally high point of the city. Usually devoted to religious building.
Animism
the belief that inanimate objects, such as hills trees, rocks, and other nature elements.
Berlin Conference
where group of people met to draw the boundaries of Africa.
Boundary
Vertical plane between states that cuts through the rocks below, and the airspace above the surface.
Burgess' concentric zone model
his model divides the city into five concentric zones, defined by their function.
Characteristics of early agriculture societies
substance farmers,equal roles and land and ,egalitarian
Characteristics of ethnic religions
born into the faith, converts are not actively sought, and tend to be spatially concentrated.
Characteristics of Latin American Cities
Combination of globalization and cultural forces.
Comportment of the development of early cities
agriculture surplus and social stratification
Devolution
movement of power from the central government to regular government within the sate.
Dialects
local or regional characteristics of a language.
Extinct Language
Language without any native speakers.
Goal of Zionism
To find a homeland for the Jewish people and want to bring the Jews to Israel.
Multiple Nuclei Model
model recognized that CBD is losing its dominant position as the single nucleus of the urban area.
Hinterland
term that applies to a surrounding area served by an urban center.
History of manufacturing cities
Industrial Revolution created these type of cites.
Isogloss
a geographic boundary within which a particular feature occurs
Largest Christian constituency
Roman Catholics
Largest Islamic state
Indonesia
Lingua franca
applying to a tongue spoken in ancient Mediterranean ports that consisted of a mixture of Italian, French, Greek, Spanish, and even some Arabic