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mobility
the ability to move from one location to another
migration
a permanent move to a new location is
is less than
a country has net in-migration if emigration _______ immigration
cultural
refugees migrate primarily because of which type of push factor?
Palestinian and afghan
according to the U.S. comittee for refugees, the two largest groups of international refugees are
sudan and colombia
according to the U.S. comitte for refugees, the two largest groups of internal refugees are in
economic
which factor usually induces voluntary migration?
cultural
people are forced to migrate primarily because of which factor?
promote more efficient agriculture
the purpose of the enclosure movement in England was to
forced consolidation of farms
millions of europeans were forced to emigrate from their farms because of
north and west
most migrants to the U.S. during the peak of the 1840's and 1850's came from which part of europe?
north and west
most migrants to the US during the peak of the late nineteenth century came from which part of europe?
north and east
most migrants to the US during the early twentieth century came from which part of europe?
asia
most migrants to the US during the late 1970s and early 1980s came from
during the 1880s and 1890s
norwegians were mostly likely to immigrate to the US
imposition of quota laws
migration to the US declines during the 1920s primarily because of
admit migrants mostly from europe
the main impact of the 1920 quota laws on the national origin of immigrants to the US was to
permitted to become legal residents
according to the 1986 immigration reform and control act, undocumented immigrants were
higher natural increase rates
migration to the US increased from europe after 1800 in part because of
too many people compared to resources
geographers define overpopulation as
people per area suitable for agriculture
physiological density is the number of
low agricultural density
a country with a large amount of arable land and a small number of farmers will have a
a small percentage of land suitable for agriculture
if the physiological density is much larger than the arithmetic density, then a country has
1.2 percent
the annual increase rate is currently aproximately
stage 3
the lowest crude birth rates are found in
stage 1
the highest crude death rates are found in
dependency rate
the percentage of people who are too young or too old to work in a society is the
custom
the frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people is a
relocation diffusion
folk cultures are spread primarily by
depends on modern communication systems
rapid diffusion of popular culture
neo-eclectic
the most important house style in the US since the 1960s is known as
utah
in which state would alcohol consumption be relatively low
language branch
a group of languages that share a common origin but have since evolved into individual languages is a
language family
a group of languages that share a common ancestor before recorded history is a
sino-tibetan
the seond-largest language family is
possible prehistoric superfamilies
when languages are depicted as leaves on trees, the roots of the trees below the surface represent
language families
when languages are depicted as leaves on trees, the trunks represent
the diffusion of english colonies
english is the most important language in north america primarily because of
denmark
the first speakers of the language that evolved into english were tribes that lived in present-day
west germanic
english is part of which language group
germanic
english is part of which language branch
indo-european
english is part of which language family
east germanic
which group of the germanic family is extinct
celtic
the four most frequently spoken branches of indo-european include all but
belgium
the flemings and walloons live in what country?
language branches
the flemings and walloons speak languages belonging to different
pakistan
urdu is the most important language in
balto-slavic
russian is part of what language branch?
kurgans
these were horse and cattle herders from the grass lands steppes of present day russia and kazakhstan
uralic
the second most widely spoken language family in europe is
isogloss
a boundary between language regions
small-scale maps
distortion is especially severe on
remote sensing
the acquisition of data about earth's surface from a satellite orbiting the planet or from another long-distance method is
GIS
a computer system that stored, organizes, retrieves, analyzes and displays geographic data is
spatial association
the concept that the distribuition of one phenomenon is scientifically related to the location of other phenomena is
region
an area distinguished by one or more unique characteristics is a
formal region
the division of the US into nine regions by the census bureau is an example of a
concentration
the spread of something over a given study area is
pattern
the spatial distribuition created by the US land ordinance of 1785 is an example of
relocation
economic development through international trade is an example of what type of diffusion?
maintaining local traditions
elements of globalization of culture include all but
improvements in electronic communications
the global movement of money ahs been enhanced primarily by
the physical environment causes social development
according to environmental determinism
polder
a pieces of land created by draining water from an area
sunni
the dominant branch of islam is
islam
adherents of which religion controlled much of present-day spain until 1492, but not since then?
UN administration
the UNs partition plan dividing palestine placed jerusalem under
the six-day war
israel has controlled all of jerusalem since
judaism
which religion os not one of the three most important in lebanon?
south america
most africans shipped as slaves were sent to
changes in the boundaries of states
after WWII ended, millions of people were forced to migrate due to
baptist
alabama's religion is
roman catholic
arizona's religion is
lutheran
minnesota's religion is
scots, irish, welsh, english
the UK includes several prominent ethnic groups to form a British nationality