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A country's leading urban center that is disproportionately large and exceptionally expressive of national feelings, such as Paris is to France, is known as the country's
The geographic principle under which particular peoples and particular places concentrate on the production of particular goods is known as
local functional specialization
When a state seeks to acquire the neighboring territory that is home to ethnically similar people and territory on the other side of its international border by appealing to a concentrated group, this action is termed
The Industrial Revolution in Europe
initially was focused in England, where machinery was invented and the use of steam to power engines emerged
The downtown of an American city, which is usually characterized by a square-grid layout, is called the
Central business district
The process whereby regions within a state demand and gain political strength and growing autonomy is known as
__________ forces are divisive to a nation.
1. situational 2. centripetal 3. Centrifugal 4. charismatic 5. dispartic
The three principles of spatial interaction are
complementarity, intervening opportunity, irredentism
Which of the following statements is true?
Both A and B are true
Paris initially benefited from an excellent site and situation.
The gradual reduction of regional contrasts resulting from increasing cultural, economic, political and other types of exchanges is known as
Eastern Europe is a zone of politico-geographical splintering and fracturing known as a (an)
The prevailing mid-latitude climatic type in the southeastern United States, western Europe, southern Brazil and northern Argentina, and eastern China is the
The Autonomous Community located in northeastern Spain just south of the Pyrenees Mountains that is centered on industrialized Barcelona is known as
Which of the following groups have formed a rapidly growing minority presence in many European countries?
The major river in western Germany, which enters the North Sea through the Netherlands and which passes through the Ruhr is the
The World Bank ranks countries within four groups. Which of the following is not one of those groups?
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