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49 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Formal Region
Absolute Location
Functional Region
Vernacular (Perceptual) Region
region with a high level consistency in certain cultural or p…
a point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
regions made up of a central place and surrounding areas affe…
A place that people believe exists as part of their cultural…
Formal Region
region with a high level consistency in certain cultural or p…
Absolute Location
a point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
25 terms
AP Human Geography vocabulary
Base Line
Cartography
Connections
Geographic information system (GIS)
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
the science of making maps
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Base Line
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
Cartography
the science of making maps
33 terms
AP Human Geography: Migration Vocabulary
Activity Space
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
Circulation
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
The migration of people to a certain location because family…
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a…
Activity Space
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
Brain Drain
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
32 terms
AP Human Geography: Population Vocabulary
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arithmetic Population Density
Census
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
Agricultural Revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
AP Human Geography Population
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
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…
The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people alive in a so…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Census
A complete enumeration of a population
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
cartography
projection
latitude
longitude
Science of making a map.
A system to transfer location from Earth's surface to a flat…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
cartography
Science of making a map.
projection
A system to transfer location from Earth's surface to a flat…
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
30 terms
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…
340 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Arithmetic Density
Agricultural Density
Base Line
Cartography
The total number of people divided by the total land area,
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
An east-west line designated under the land ordinance of 1875…
The science of making maps.
Arithmetic Density
The total number of people divided by the total land area,
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
84 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
84 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
87 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
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
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Acid Precipitation
Active Solar Energy Systems
Agribusiness
Agricultural Density
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids emit…
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
Acid Precipitation
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids emit…
Active Solar Energy Systems
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
74 terms
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
65 terms
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
24 terms
AP Human Geography Models
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
Epidemiological Transition Model
Malthus' Theory
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
110 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Three types of services
Consumer Services
Consumer Services
Business Services
Consumer services, business services, and public servces
Businesses that provide services primarily to individual cons…
Retail, education, health, and leisure are the four main type…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
Three types of services
Consumer services, business services, and public servces
Consumer Services
Businesses that provide services primarily to individual cons…
40 terms
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
AP Human Geography: Population Vocabulary
#1 Anti- Natalist
#2 Agricultural Density
#3 Arable Land
#4 Arithmetic Density
Definition- promote people to have less children ... Example -…
Definition- The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount…
Definition- land suitable for agriculture... Example- The amount…
Definition- The total number of people divided by the total l…
#1 Anti- Natalist
Definition- promote people to have less children ... Example -…
#2 Agricultural Density
Definition- The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount…
27 terms
AP Human Geography: Population
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
carrying capacity
Crude birth rate (CBR)
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
The number of people that a region can support
The total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 peo…
Agricultural density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
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…
33 terms
AP Human Geography Population Vocabulary
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arithmetic Population Density
Census
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
Agricultural Revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
47 terms
AP Human Geography: Agriculture Vocabulary
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Animal Domestication
Cereal Grain
A term referring to every business involved in commercial far…
The raising of animals or the growing of crops on tended land…
The process of taming an animal species to be accustomed to h…
A grass with starchy grains, which are used in many different…
Agribusiness
A term referring to every business involved in commercial far…
Agriculture
The raising of animals or the growing of crops on tended land…
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
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
283 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Absolute location
Acculturation
Agglomeration effects
Agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on the 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 the earth's surface
Acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
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
38 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Cartography
Census Bureau
Concentration (Distribution)
Contagious Diffusion
The production of maps, including projections, design and dra…
Government department which researches and provides accurate…
The spread of something over a given area
The rapid widespread diffusion of a feature or trend througho…
Cartography
The production of maps, including projections, design and dra…
Census Bureau
Government department which researches and provides accurate…
471 terms
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
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
AP Human Geography Population
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
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…
The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people alive in a so…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Census
A complete enumeration of a population
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
40 terms
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
40 terms
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
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Housing Bubble
Globalization
All living organisms on Earth... Ex. Plants, animals, microorgan…
All of the water near or on Earth's surface
A rapid increase in the value o houses, followed by a sharp d…
A force or process that involves the entire world and results…
Biosphere
All living organisms on Earth... Ex. Plants, animals, microorgan…
Hydrosphere
All of the water near or on Earth's surface
66 terms
AP Human Geography: Language
Accent
Dialect
Extinct Language
Ideogram
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
A regional variation of a language distinguished by vocabular…
A language that no longer has any speakers, or that is no lon…
A written character symbolizing the idea of a thing without i…
Accent
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
Dialect
A regional variation of a language distinguished by vocabular…
14 terms
AP Human Geography: Ethnicity Vocabulary
Apartheid
Balkanization
Balkanized
Blockbusting
The laws that previously existed in South Africa that physica…
The process by which a state breaks down through ethnic confl…
The term that applies to a small geographic area that could n…
A process in which real estate agents convince white property…
Apartheid
The laws that previously existed in South Africa that physica…
Balkanization
The process by which a state breaks down through ethnic confl…
40 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
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
AP Human Geography Chapter 7 Ethnicity Vocabulary
apartheid
balkanization
balkanized
blockbusting
Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically... se…
Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among…
Descriptive of a small geographic area that could not success…
A process by which real estate agents convince white property…
apartheid
Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically... se…
balkanization
Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary (Religion)
Animism
Autonomous Religion
Zionism
Universalizing Religion
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
A political movement for the establishment and support of a n…
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Autonomous Religion
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary (Population)
Age Distribution
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Cairo Conference
The proportionate numbers of persons in successive age catego…
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
International conference (United Nations) on 'Population and…
Age Distribution
The proportionate numbers of persons in successive age catego…
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
AP Human Geography Chapter 3 (Migration) Vocabulary
Migration
Immigration
Emigration
Immigrant
...
...
...
...
Migration
...
Immigration
...
33 terms
AP Human Geography: Migration Vocabulary
Activity Space
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
Circulation
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
The migration of people to a certain location because family…
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a…
Activity Space
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
Brain Drain
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
62 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Fieldwork
Human Geography
Globalization
Physical Geography
the study of geographic phenomena by visiting and observing h…
One of the two major divisions of Geography; the spatial anal…
the expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
One of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the s…
Fieldwork
the study of geographic phenomena by visiting and observing h…
Human Geography
One of the two major divisions of Geography; the spatial anal…
47 terms
AP Human Geography: Culture
culture
habit
custom
folk culture
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
a repetitive action of an individual
a repetitive action of a group
small, homogenous groups in rural, isolated areas
culture
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
habit
a repetitive action of an individual
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
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; there have been several throughou…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
36 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Core
cultural landscape
Culture
Culture region
the zone of greatest concentration or homogenity of the cultu…
Modifications to the enviorment by humans, including the buil…
The shared understandings that guide behavior and values and…
a region defined by similar culture traits and cultural lands…
Core
the zone of greatest concentration or homogenity of the cultu…
cultural landscape
Modifications to the enviorment by humans, including the buil…
AP Human Geography Chapter 8: Political Geography
Balkanization
Apartheid
World Bank
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
the process of fragmentation or division of a region or state…
Definition: Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that p…
an international financial institution that provides loans to…
The lending of massive amounts of money to peripheral and sem…
Balkanization
the process of fragmentation or division of a region or state…
Apartheid
Definition: Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that p…
AP Human Geography Chapter 4
Artifact
Built environment
Cultural convergence
Cultural/environmental perception
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect o…
The man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human…
The contact and interaction of one culture to another.
The concept that people of different culture will definitely…
Artifact
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect o…
Built environment
The man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human…
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