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  1. Gateway city
  2. Extensive agriculture
  3. Capital-intensive agriculture
  4. Beaux Arts
  5. Commercial agricultural economy
  1. a 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
  2. b The 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.
  3. c 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. d All agricultural activity generated for the purpose of selling, not necessarily for local consumption
  5. e An agricultural system characterized by low inputs of labor per unit land area

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Person who left the inner city and moved to outlying suburban and rural areas
  2. Type of agriculture that requires large levels of manual labor to succeed
  3. A process occurring in many inner cities in which they become dilapidated centers of poverty as affluent whites move out to the suburbs and immigrants and people of color vie for scarce jobs and resources.
  4. Residential communities located outside of city centers that are usually relatively homogenous in terms of population.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. DomesticationThe conscious manipulation of plant and animal species by humans in order to sustain themselves

          

  2. Inner City DecayThose parts of large urban areas that lose significant portions of their populations as a result of change in industry or migration to suburbs. Because of these changes, the inner city loses its tax base and becomes a center of poverty.

          

  3. Subsistence agricultural economyAny farm economy in which most crops are grown for nearly exclusive family or local consumption

          

  4. Animal HusbandryAn agricultural activity associated with the raising of domesticated animals, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats

          

  5. SalinizationProcess that occurs when soils in arid areas are brought under cultivation through irrigation. In arid climates, water evaporates quickly off the ground surface, leaving salty residues that render the soil infertile

          

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