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5 Matching questions

  1. What happened in clustered rural settlements when the population grew too large for the fields?
  2. What is the market area/hinterland?
  3. What two patterns are most clustered rural settlements?
  4. what do business services do and examples
  5. Where do periodic markets provide their goods?
  1. a New settlements- called satellite settlements, were established nearby because not all land was under cultivation
  2. b to residents of LDCS and in rural areas of MDCS with small populations and low incomes
  3. c Circular or linear
  4. d the area surrounding a service from which customers are attracted
  5. e a service that facilitates other businesses- FIRE (finance, insurance, real estate), professional management (lawyers, accounting, architecture, design) and transportation (trucking-semis and metra, broadcasting, electricity)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. small, dispersed farms at first. Then plantations grew
  2. the minimum number of people needed to support the service
  3. -built on an open area called a common. -Clustered settlements favored by New Englanders for traveling in a group and to reinforce common cultural/religious values.
    -Land was not sold, but awarded to an individual
  4. Should be a straight line- if it isn't, that means the society doesn't have a rank-size distribution of settlements
  5. Since there was a wide variety of cultures, and most came as individuals dispersed settlements became popular.

5 True/False questions

  1. What does a regular hierarchy mean for the U.S and a lack of rank-size in LDCS?In U.S, having a regular hierarchy means that the society is wealthy enough for the provision of services. In LDCS, not having a rank-size rule means there isn't enough wealth to provide services


  2. What is the central place theory and who proposed it?In the Great Plains- aren't heavily industrialized or interrupted by major physical features (rivers/mountains)


  3. What creates a regular pattern of settlements?Ranking settlements from largest to smallest (in population)


  4. What produces a regular pattern of hierarchy?Competition between central places


  5. Where are services clusteredin settlements