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  1. agricultural surplus
  2. city
  3. primate city
  4. zoning laws
  5. suburb
  1. a agricultural production in exess of that with the producer needs for his or her own substinence and that of his or her family in which is then sold for consumption by others. one of two components together with social stratification that able the formation of cites
  2. b a subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
  3. c a country's largest city--ranking atop the urban hierarchy--most expressive of the national culture and usually (but not always) the capital city as well.
  4. d legal restrictions on land use that determine what types of building and economic activities are allowed to take place in certain areas. In the U.S., areas are most commonly divided into separate zones of residential, retail, or industrial use.
  5. e a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. area of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).
  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. region of great cities located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronologically the first urban hearth, dating to 3500, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent
  4. the movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the U.S.
  5. unplanned slum development on the margins of cities dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard

5 True/False questions

  1. McGee modelregion adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant


  2. Nile River Valleychronologically, the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE


  3. agorain ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized and traded


  4. agriculture villagethe people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by


  5. urban sprawlthe buildup of the central city and the surburban realm-the city and the surrounding environs connected to the city


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