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AP Human Geography: Migration
Activity Space
Asylum Seeker
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
The space within which daily life occurs.
Someone who has migrated to another country in the hope of be…
Large scale emigration by talented people.
Migration of people to a specific location because relatives…
Activity Space
The space within which daily life occurs.
Asylum Seeker
Someone who has migrated to another country in the hope of be…
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AP Human Geography Languages
Creolized language
Denglish
Dialect
Ebonics
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
A combination of German and English
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
A dialect spoken by some African Americans
Creolized language
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
Denglish
A combination of German and English
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AP Human Geography Acronyms
AONB
BP
BPO
BRIC bloc
Area of Natural Beauty
Before Present
business process outsourcing
Brazil, Russia, India, China
AONB
Area of Natural Beauty
BP
Before Present
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AP Human Geography: Geography
space
place
region
toponym
geometric surface of the Earth
an area of bounded space of some human importance
a type of place
a place name
space
geometric surface of the Earth
place
an area of bounded space of some human importance
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AP Human Geography Chapter 13
acid percipitation
aquifer
biome
dead zones
contains a low ph often because of the pollution of the atmos…
An underground formation that contains groundwater
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
An area of water where there is no oxygen left.
acid percipitation
contains a low ph often because of the pollution of the atmos…
aquifer
An underground formation that contains groundwater
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AP Human Geography
Acculturation
Assimilation
Biosphere
Cartography
The process of changes in culture that result from the meetin…
The process by which a group's cultural features are altered…
All living organisms on Earth, including plants and animals,…
The science of making maps.
Acculturation
The process of changes in culture that result from the meetin…
Assimilation
The process by which a group's cultural features are altered…
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AP Human Geography - Language
Creole
Dialect
Extinct Language
Ideogram
a language that began as a pidgin language but was later adop…
local or regional characteristics of a language. More than ju…
A language that is going extinct
pictures that symbolize ideas
Creole
a language that began as a pidgin language but was later adop…
Dialect
local or regional characteristics of a language. More than ju…
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Ap Human Geography: Migration
Relocation Diffusion
Migration
Mobility
Circulation
The spread of characteristics from one place to another
Permanent movement to a new location
General term for all types of movement from one place to anot…
Repetitive movement that occurs on a regular basis
Relocation Diffusion
The spread of characteristics from one place to another
Migration
Permanent movement to a new location
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AP Human Geography Exam Review
absolute location
acculturation
agglomeration effects
agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economies) for an individual co…
Commercial agriculture in which large corporations own and op…
absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
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Agriculture-AP Human Geography
Agribusiness
Agricultural hearths
Agriculture
Animal Domestication
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
Places where agriculture first developed and originated.
The art and science of producing food from the land and tendi…
genetic modification of an animal such that it is rendered mo…
Agribusiness
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
Agricultural hearths
Places where agriculture first developed and originated.
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AP Human Geography: Migration
brain drain
chain migration (migration ladder)
circulation
Counterurbanization
Large scale emigration of talented and skilled individuals
A stream of people out of an area as first movers communicate…
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a…
the movement of people out of urban areas to escape over crow…
brain drain
Large scale emigration of talented and skilled individuals
chain migration (migration ladder)
A stream of people out of an area as first movers communicate…
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AP Human Geography Important Geographers
Ernest Burgess
Walter Christaller
Alfred Weber
George Perkins Marsh
Geographer who created the Concentric Zone Model of the North…
central place theory, hexagonal hinterlands
developed a model on how to understand industrial locations i…
suggested humans are a significant agent of environmental cha…
Ernest Burgess
Geographer who created the Concentric Zone Model of the North…
Walter Christaller
central place theory, hexagonal hinterlands
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AP Human Geography-Ethnicity
Apartheid
Balkanization
Balkanized
Blockbusting
Definition: Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that p…
Definition: Process by which a state breaks down through conf…
a small geographic area that couldn't successfully b organize…
Definition: A process by which real estate agents convince wh…
Apartheid
Definition: Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that p…
Balkanization
Definition: Process by which a state breaks down through conf…
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AP Human Geography Population
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
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AP Human Geography: Culture
culture
habit
custom
________ refers to the totality of cus…
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
a repetitive action of an individual
a repetitive action of a group
Culture
culture
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
habit
a repetitive action of an individual
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AP Human Geography Review
absolute location
cartography
circular pattern
cultural landscapes
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
science or art of making maps
Objects that circle another object, another name for it is Ce…
The products of complex interactions between humans and their…
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
cartography
science or art of making maps
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AP Human Geography: Language
Accent
Dialect
Esperanto
Extinct Language
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
An artificial language devised in 1887 as an international me…
An extinct language is a language that no longer has any spea…
Accent
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
Dialect
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
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Ap human geography political geography
Annexation
Allocational/resource boundary dispute
Antarctica
Antecedent boundary
the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory)…
Dispute over location and resources
No one owns it
a boundary that existed before the cultural landscape emerged…
Annexation
the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory)…
Allocational/resource boundary dispute
Dispute over location and resources
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AP Human Geography: Political Geography
Antecedent Boundary
Balance of Power
Boundary
Buffer State
A boundary that was drawn across an area prior to the area be…
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
A neutral state between two warring states (e.g. Mongolia, be…
Antecedent Boundary
A boundary that was drawn across an area prior to the area be…
Balance of Power
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
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AP Human Geography Acronyms
AONB
BP
BPO
BRIC bloc
Area of Natural Beauty
Before Present
business process outsourcing
Brazil, Russia, India, China
AONB
Area of Natural Beauty
BP
Before Present
AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY POPULATION
TOTAL FERTILITY RATE
POPULATION CLUSTER
OVERPOPULATION
MAJOR POPULATION CLUSTERS
Number of births in a society
Area of major population concentration
Area's population exceeds the capacity of the environment to…
Europe, Southeast Asia, South Asia, East Asia
TOTAL FERTILITY RATE
Number of births in a society
POPULATION CLUSTER
Area of major population concentration
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AP Human Geography Acronyms
AONB
BP
BPO
BRIC bloc
Area of Natural Beauty
Before Present
business process outsourcing
Brazil, Russia, India, China
AONB
Area of Natural Beauty
BP
Before Present
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AP human political geography
Centripetal force
Centrifugal force
Natural border
Geometric border
Forces that bind a state together
Forces that destabilize a state
Boundary created by a physical feature
Borders created using lines of longitude & latitude
Centripetal force
Forces that bind a state together
Centrifugal force
Forces that destabilize a state
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AP Human Geography Review
absolute location
cartography
circular pattern
cultural landscapes
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
science or art of making maps
Objects that circle another object, another name for it is Ce…
The products of complex interactions between humans and their…
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
cartography
science or art of making maps
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AP Human Geography Chapter 2
Agricultural Density
Arable Land
Physiological Density
Arithmetic Population Density
Number of Farmers / arable land
Land suitable for farming/agriculture
Population of a region / arable (farmable) land
Population of a region divided by total land area.
Agricultural Density
Number of Farmers / arable land
Arable Land
Land suitable for farming/agriculture
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AP Human Geography- Political Geography
What is a nation?
What is a state?
What is the difference between a natio…
What is a nation-state?
a group of people who share language, history, ethnicity, rel…
a political territory with defined borders, stable population…
A nation either has or wants a state that they control
state with just one group of people in it (ex. Japan and Sing…
What is a nation?
a group of people who share language, history, ethnicity, rel…
What is a state?
a political territory with defined borders, stable population…
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Maps (AP Human Geography)
Map Scale
Large Scale Maps
Small Scale Maps
Reference Maps
distance on a map relative to the distance on Earth
show small areas in greater detail
Show large areas is less detail
show locations of places as well as human and natural geograp…
Map Scale
distance on a map relative to the distance on Earth
Large Scale Maps
show small areas in greater detail
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Human Geography AP Geographers and Models
Jared Diamond
Carl Sauer
Julian Steward
Wilbur Zelinsky
Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997); Geographic luck (Environmental…
Discussed Cultural geography; fierce critic of environmental…
Suggested while the environment influences the character of h…
A student of Carl Sauer; A cultural geographer who, for six d…
Jared Diamond
Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997); Geographic luck (Environmental…
Carl Sauer
Discussed Cultural geography; fierce critic of environmental…
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AP Human Geography Languages
Creolized language
Denglish
Dialect
Ebonics
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
A combination of German and English
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
A dialect spoken by some African Americans
Creolized language
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
Denglish
A combination of German and English
24 terms
AP Human Geography Models
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
Epidemiological Transition Model
Malthus' Theory
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
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AP Human Geography Models
Von Thunen Model
Core/ Periphery model
Central Place Theory
Demographic Transition Model
Von Thunen Model
Core/ Periphery model
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AP Human Geography Vocab
Acculturation
Adaptive strategy
Assimilation
Barrio
When a group of one type of people adopt another groups cultu…
Technology, ecology, demography, and economics. Activities th…
When one cultural group or person begins to adopt traits of a…
An urban area in a Spanish-speaking country
Acculturation
When a group of one type of people adopt another groups cultu…
Adaptive strategy
Technology, ecology, demography, and economics. Activities th…
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AP Human Geography Deserts
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
Great Sandy Desert
Western Desert
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
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AP Human Geography Mountains
Himalayas
Ural
Altai
Taurus
Himalayas
Ural
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AP Human Geography - Religion
Animism
Buddhism
Cargo Cult Pilgrimage
Christianity
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Belief system that started in India in the 500s BC. Happiness…
Cargo Cult's believe western goods have been traded to them b…
A monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the O…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Buddhism
Belief system that started in India in the 500s BC. Happiness…
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AP Human Geography Political Geography
anocracy
autocracy
balance of power
boundry
a country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
distribution of military and economic power that prevents any…
a border, or the outside edge, of a place, such as a city, st…
anocracy
a country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
autocracy
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
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AP Human Geography Exam Review
absolute location
acculturation
agglomeration effects
agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economies) for an individual co…
Commercial agriculture in which large corporations own and op…
absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
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AP Human Geography Population
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
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AP Human Geography Population
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
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AP Human Geography Final
Formal Region
Functional Region
Focal Point
Vernacular Region
An area within which everyone shares in common one or more di…
An area organized around a node or focal point
Central Area
A place that people believe exists as part of their cultural…
Formal Region
An area within which everyone shares in common one or more di…
Functional Region
An area organized around a node or focal point
36 terms
AP Human Geography - Religion
Religion
Secularism
Monotheistic Religion
Polytheistic Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
belief system in which multiple deities are revered as creato…
Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
Secularism
the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 1
Contemporary geography
Geography
Human geography
Physical geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and wh…
Study of where and why human activities are located where the…
Studies where and why natural forces occur as they do- for ex…
Contemporary geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
Geography
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and wh…
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AP Human Geography - Religion
Religion
Secularism
Monotheistic Religion
Polytheistic Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
belief system in which multiple deities are revered as creato…
Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
Secularism
the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
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AP Human Geography
what is demography?
what is census
what is Arithmetic population density?
what is physiologic density?
the study of population
counting population
number of people
the amount of people per farmable land
what is demography?
the study of population
what is census
counting population
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AP Human Geography Rivers
Yangtze
Ob
Huang He
Yenisei
Yangtze
Ob
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AP Human Geography Chapter 5 Language
Accent
Dialect
Esperanto
Extinct Language
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
An artificial language devised in 1887 as an international me…
An extinct language is a language that no longer has any spea…
Accent
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
Dialect
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
73 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 1
Contemporary geography
"Geography"
Geography
Human geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
"Earth writing" invented by Greek Scholar Eratosthenes
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and wh…
Study of where and why human activities are located where the…
Contemporary geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
"Geography"
"Earth writing" invented by Greek Scholar Eratosthenes
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AP Human Geography Agriculture
Agribusiness
Agriculture
First Agricultural Revolution
Second Agricultural Revolution
the businesses collectively associated with the production, p…
the science, art, or occupation concerned with cultivating la…
the transition from hunting and gathering communities and ban…
the introduction of technology to agriculture resulted in inc…
Agribusiness
the businesses collectively associated with the production, p…
Agriculture
the science, art, or occupation concerned with cultivating la…
AP Human Geography Review
absolute location
cartography
circular pattern
cultural landscapes
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
science or art of making maps
Objects that circle another object, another name for it is Ce…
The products of complex interactions between humans and their…
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
cartography
science or art of making maps
44 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 6 Religion
Animism
Branch
Buddhism
Christianity
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A large and fundamental division within a religion
A religion based on the teachings of the Buddha.
A monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the O…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Branch
A large and fundamental division within a religion
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