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  1. Huang He and Wei
  2. leadership class
  3. blockbusting
  4. suburb
  5. informal economy
  1. a economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included in that government's Gross National Product; as apposed to a formal economy
  2. b rivers in present-day China; it was the confluence of these two rivers where chronologically the fourth urban hearth was established around 1500 BCE
  3. c group of decision-makers and organizers in early cities who controlled the resources, and often the lives, of others
  4. d rapid change in the racial composition of residential clocks in American cities that occurs when real estate agents and others stir up fears of neighborhood decline after encouraging people of color to move to previously white neighborhoods. In the resulting outmigration, real estate agents profit through the turnover of properties.
  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. a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics
  2. a structual model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center
  3. in ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized and traded
  4. the internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting
  5. the urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older and original city that is surounded by newer suburbs

5 True/False questions

  1. forumarea of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).

          

  2. trade arearegion adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant

          

  3. tear-downsunplanned slum development on the margins of cities dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard

          

  4. situationthe internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting

          

  5. gentrificationthe urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older and original city that is surounded by newer suburbs