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  1. Urban Realm
  2. Suburb
  3. Mesopotamia
  4. informal economy
  5. Sunbelt phenomenon
  1. a The movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the US
  2. b Region of great cities (e.g Ur and Babylon) located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronically the first urban hearth dating to 3500 BCE, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent.
  3. c Economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included in that government's Gross National Product; as opposed to a formal economy
  4. d A spatial generalization of the large, late-twentieth-century city in the United States. It is shown to be a widely dispersed, multicentered metropolis consisting of increasingly independent zones or realms, each focused on its own suburban downtown; the only exception is the shrunken central realm, which is focused on the Central Business District (CBD).
  5. e A subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Area of a city with a relatively uniform land use
  2. A relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the population was involved in agriculture. Starting over 10,000 years ago, people began to cluster in agricultural villages as they stayed in one place to tend their crops.
  3. Homes bought in many American suburbs with the intent of tearing them down and replacing them with much larger homes often referred to as McMansions.
  4. The rehabilitation of deteriorated, often abandoned, housing of low-income inner-city residents.
  5. a term introduced by american journalist joel garreau in order to describe the shifting focus of urbanization in the united states away from the central business district (CBD) toward the loci of economic activity at the urban fringe (extensive amounts of office and retail space, frew residential areas, modern buildings, less than 30 years old)

5 True/False questions

  1. MesoamericaRegion of great cities (e.g Ur and Babylon) located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronically the first urban hearth dating to 3500 BCE, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent.

          

  2. Concentric zone modelA structural model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center.

          

  3. Disamenity SectorThe very poorest parts of cities that in extreme cases are not even connected to regular city services and are controlled by gangs or drug lords.

          

  4. McGee modela term introduced by american journalist joel garreau in order to describe the shifting focus of urbanization in the united states away from the central business district (CBD) toward the loci of economic activity at the urban fringe (extensive amounts of office and retail space, frew residential areas, modern buildings, less than 30 years old)

          

  5. ShantytownsHomes bought in many American suburbs with the intent of tearing them down and replacing them with much larger homes often referred to as McMansions.