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new york city is divided into five...


states with federal forms of government must also have...

territorial organization

in the world systems model, the core nations of the world are...

located mainly in europe and north america

is not a potential cause of balkanization

a strong central government

...involves the economic and political domination of one state by another, while... includes official, institutionalized government rule


in 1995 plebiscite, the canadian province of quebec sought which of the following


advanced economic countries, like the US, may prodce more pollution than less economically advanced countries because...

they consume more resources

primary economic activities include

the direct extraction or harvest of natural resources

since 1960. the diffrerence between per capita gross national products of the world's wealthiest countries and the world's poorest countrieshas

increased dramatically

core-periphery patterns exist within countries as well as among them. in the US, economic peripheries include

southern appalachia and the lower mississippi

the aggregate measure of economic development that accounts for the depreciation of capital and natural resources is called the

net national product

which of the following region experienced rapid industrial growth during the early 20th century, followed by severe decline and difficult period of economic readjustment

the great lakes

break-of-bulk points are

sites where goods are transfered for continued shipping

in rostow's stages of development model, economic maturity is characterized by

high mass consumption

a... is a group of people with common political identity, and a .... is a country with recognized borders


governments are organized into a geographically based hierarchy of local government agencies


with its system of regional provinces, canada is an example

federal state

the drawing of new voting districts is called


when voting districts are redrawn in such a way that they purposely favor a political party, they have been


Indonesia is an example of a

fragmented state

which of the following is a landlocked country


in antartica, deometric political borders do little to organize a vast


...forces work to pull countries apart, while ... forces work to bind them together

centripetal... centrifugal

when one country exerts political, economic, or social influence over another country without the aid of official government institutions, is called


for many years, French Canadians from quebec sought...., or the right to govern themselves and to establish their own independent state


hitler's nationalist/expansionist philosophies drew in part from

organic geopolitical theory

when countries come together for a common purpose, somewhat limiting their own individual powers, the resulting body is called

supranational organization

the .... was based on control of land, markets, and political ideolog, whereas the ... divide is based on wealth and poverty

east/west divide.... north/south divide

.... boundires characterize much of africa as they ignore cultural and tribal differences across space


the industrial revolution

began in england in the 18th century

which of the following are commonly associated with he industrial revoltion

new forms of capital investment

deindustrialization has had a dramatic impact on which of the following regions

the great lakes

...... take advantage of geographic differences in wages, labor laws, environmental regulations, taxes, and the distribution of natural resources by locating various aspects of their production in different countries


mexico's maquiladoras are an example of

export-processing business

niger's economy is mostly limited to

primary economic activities

rostow's stages of development model predicts that each country's economy will progress from

low per capita incomes to high per capita incomes and high consumption

the... is a measure of all goods and services produced by a country in a year, including production from its investments abroad, minus the loss or degradation of natural resource capital as a reslt of prodctivity

net national product

gender equality is related to

all of the above

fist tier cities include

tokyo london and new york

firms try to locate their production facilities to

minimize costs and maximize profits

the clustering of financial firms on wall street is an example of


economic activities that increase and thereby benefit from agglomerations in particular regions are called

ancillary activities

which of the following regions is not an economic backwater

sao paolo, brazil

the idea that resources should be conser ved so that people living today can meet their needs without limiting the ability to future generations to do the same is called

sustainable development


has a long and circuitous

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