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ap human final part #1
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The highly uneven distribution of economic and political power that developed from colonialism was due to the concentration of wealth brought to ________________
The rise of the modern state idea, where territory defined society rather than society defining territory, swept through Europe in the
At the global scale, political geographers study the spatial manifestations of political processes expressed in the organization of territories with permanent population, defined territory and a government. These spatial units are called
The movement of power from the central government to regional governments is referred to as
Wallerstein's views expressed in world systems theory hold that the global integrating force has been
The boundaries of independent African states were drawn at the Berlin Conference and were essentially drawn
Which is an example of an allocational boundary dispute?
dispute over rights to resources (e.g. oil, water) crossed by international boundaries
Which is an example of a stateless-nation?
The boundary between the United States and Canada west of the Great Lakes is an example of a(n)
Which is not characteristic of unitary state governments?
concerned with fostering diversity of regional cultural expression
The layout of a city, the physical form and structure, is referred to as
In which of the following regions did urbanization develop first?
In Burgess' concentric zone model, the zone of transition became
deteriorated with more CBD encroachment.
Ancient towns and cites owed much of their success and growth to certain site advantages. Which of the following was NOT one of these advantages?
good supplies of coal and iron
Ethnic neighborhoods in European cities reflect migrants from
In core area cities the practice of buying up and rehabilitating deteriorating housing which resulted in the raising of housing values and a social change in neighborhoods is called
Quarry workers, quarry owners, stone cutters, exporters, designers and architects, builders, tile and stone distributors, etc. represent an example of the links connecting producers and consumers in a world market. This is an example of
a commodity chain.
Which one of the following correctly identifies Walt Rostow's stages of development model?
Traditional, Preconditions of Takeoff, Takeoff, Drive to Maturity, High Mass Consumption
High levels of development can be determined by measurement of access to railways, roads, airline connections, telephones, radio and television, etc. These are collectively referred to as
Wallerstein's three-tier regionalization of the world includes all of the following EXCEPT
Mexico has established export processing zones with special tax, trade and regulatory arrangements for foreign firms. This phenomena is referred to as
In peripheral countries it is not unusual for hotels in tourist areas to be owned by
Core area agriculture is characterized by
all of the above (mechanization, high levels of farmer education, scientific agronomy)
processes in the commodity chain involve technology, education, research and development, and high wages.
By 1992, the most widely grown crop variety on Earth was a product of the Green Revolution called IR36, which was a variety of
The rectangular land division scheme in the United States adopted after the American Revolution is quite unique. Its correct name is:
Coffee was domesticated in Ethiopia. Today, 70% of production is in
Middle and South America.
Most scholars believe that seed cultivation (First Agricultural Revolution) occurred in
the Fertile Crescent.
Much of the cotton purchased by the United Kingdom, Western Europe, and Japan is grown in
the United States.
Demand for organic foods is greatest in
Manufacturing in North America began in _____ as early as late colonial times.
Europe's greatest industrial complex is
New York City, like other large urban centers with great ports, is called a break of bulk location because
transported cargo can be transferred from one kind of carrier to another.
Mass production of standardized goods using assembly line techniques is referred to as:
The increase in time and cost with distance is referred to as
friction of distance.
The type of manufacturing that is more likely to be located in peripheral countries is
Over 50% of the goods entering Europe come through two ports in
Biologists estimate that there may be as many as ____ million types of organisms on Earth.
Over the past century the pace of human environmental change has
One of the great ecological disasters of the twentieth century occurred in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan and involves the
Globally, the consumption of resources is tied to _______________ more than any other factor.
Fifty times as much water is stored in _____________ in the United States as falls as precipitation each year.
Which of the following is NOT one of the key "greenhouse" gasses?
Central to globalization is
Fundamental principles of free trade described from the perspective of the West and its push to privatize state-owned entities and to encourage foreign direct investment is referred to as what?
The study of global cities showed that _____ is the most globally linked city in the world.
Media corporations which integrate ownership in a variety of points along the production and consumption chain are examples of
is a business model that creates partnerships with corporations to provide funding for designated AIDS projects in Africa supported by the Global Fund.
Which one of the following best describes the idea of the "attitude-behavior gap"?
Consumers are not willing to pay higher prices for "cause-related products."
Because of access to information technology, global cities are more interconnected than ever through communication and transportation networks. Conversely, places in the periphery are farther removed than ever. These ideas are reflected in the principle of