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5 Matching questions

  1. multinational state
  2. gerrymandering
  3. splitting
  4. scale
  5. landlocked state
  1. a In the context of determining representative districts, the process by which the majority and minority populations are spread evenly across each of the districts to be created therein ensuring control by the majority of each of the districts; as opposed to the result of majority-minority districts
  2. b state with more than one nation within its borders
  3. c Representation of a real-world phenomenon at a certain level of reduction or generalization. In cartography, the ratio of map distance to ground distance; indicated on a map as a bar graph, representative fraction, and/or verbal statement
  4. d state not having direct access to an ocean, i.e., Bolivia
  5. e Redistricting for advantage, or the practice of dividing areas into electoral districts to give one political party an electoral majority in a large number of districts while concentrating the voting strength of the opposition in as few districts as possible

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. in the context of determining representative districts, the process by which a majority of the population is from the minority
  2. places where core and periphery processes are both occurring; places that are exploited by the core but in turn exploit the periphery
  3. state that is extremely small, i.e., San Marino
  4. government based on the principle that the people are the ultimate soveriegn and have the final say over what happens within the state
  5. political unit comprising a clearly delineated territory where the population shared a common history and culture, i.e., Japan

5 True/False questions

  1. boundarygovernment based on the principle that the people are the ultimate soveriegn and have the final say over what happens within the state

          

  2. geometric boundaryhow boundaries evolve over time

          

  3. nationgeographic area that is dominated by a large population that shares a common history and culture, i.e., Kurds and Palestinians

          

  4. reapportionmentprocess by which representative districts are switched according to population shifts, so that each district encompasses approximately the same number of people

          

  5. centrifugalforces that tend to unify a country- such as widespread commitment to a national culture, shared idealogical objectives, and a common faith

          

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