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  1. Subsistence agricultural economy
  2. Specialty crops
  3. City Beautiful Movement
  4. Planned agricultural economy
  5. Biotechnology
  1. a Movement in environmental design that drew directly from the beaux arts school. Architects from this movement strove to impart order on hectic, industrial centers by creating urban spaces that conveyed a sense of morality and civic pride, which many feared were absent from the frenzied new industrial world.
  2. b A form of technology that uses living organisms, usually genes, to modify products, to make or modify plants and animals, or to develop other microorganisms for specific purposes
  3. c An agricultural economy found in communist nations in which the government controls both agricultural production and distribution
  4. d Any farm economy in which most crops are grown for nearly exclusive family or local consumption
  5. e Crops including items like peanuts and pineapples, which are produced, usually in developing countries, for export

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Chemicals used on plants that do not harm the plants, but kill pests and can have negative repercussions on other species who ingest the chemicals (including humans)
  2. An agricultural activity associated with the raising of domesticated animals, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats
  3. Cities that, because of their geographic location, act as ports of entry and distribution centers for large geographic centers (i.e. NYC, LA, St. Louis)
  4. Residential communities located outside of city centers that are usually relatively homogenous in terms of population.
  5. Form of agriculture that uses mechanical goods such as machinery, tools, vehicles and facilities to produce large amounts of agricultural goods; a process requiring very little human labor

5 True/False questions

  1. Primate cityA country's leading city, with a population that is disproportionately greater than other urban areas within the same country.


  2. SalinizationIn agriculture, replacing human labor with technology or machines


  3. Extensive agricultureAn agricultural system characterized by low inputs of labor per unit land area


  4. Urban growth boundaryGeographical boundaries placed around a city to limit suburban growth within that city.


  5. ExurbaniteThe movement within city planning and urban design that stressed the marriage of older, classical forms with newer, industrial ones. Common characteristics include wide thoroughfares, spacious parks and civic monuments that stressed progress, freedom and national unity.


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