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Cultural Geography
Language
Literary tradition
Official Language
Language Families
system of communication through speech, a collection of sound…
system of written communication.
Used for official documents and public objects - e.g. road si…
collection of languages related through a common ancestral la…
Language
system of communication through speech, a collection of sound…
Literary tradition
system of written communication.
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Cultural Geography
Balkinization... *
Boundary... *
City-State... *
Colonialism... *
Nations split up into different countries because of conflict…
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territor…
An independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balkinization... *
Nations split up into different countries because of conflict…
Boundary... *
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territor…
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BCS Cultural Geography Chapter 17
T
F
T
F
(T/F) Most of the income of the Persian Gulf countries is der…
(T/F) All those in the oil-producing countries of the Persian…
(T/F) During the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast during daylig…
(T/F) All Muslims must study the Koran in their own native la…
T
(T/F) Most of the income of the Persian Gulf countries is der…
F
(T/F) All those in the oil-producing countries of the Persian…
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Cultural geography
No material items of religious culture
Religion
Secularism
Three categories of religions
Where will you get married, your Saturday Sunday traditions,…
An organized collection of beliefs cultural systems and world…
The believe that religion should not be involved with the ord…
Monotheistic polytheistic and Animistic
No material items of religious culture
Where will you get married, your Saturday Sunday traditions,…
Religion
An organized collection of beliefs cultural systems and world…
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WG.3 Regional and Cultural Geography
culture
cultural landscape
ethnic group
ethnicity
the way of life of a group of people who share similar belief…
the landscape which results from many generations of human oc…
a group of people who share a common culture, language, and h…
identity with or membership in a particular racial, national,…
culture
the way of life of a group of people who share similar belief…
cultural landscape
the landscape which results from many generations of human oc…
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Chapter 6: Cultural Geography
Acculturation
Amalgamation theory
Assimilation
Creole
the cultural modification or change resulting from one cultur…
is formal term for the "melting pot" concept of the merging o…
is the social process of absorbing one cultural group into ha…
a mother tongue that originates from contact between two lang…
Acculturation
the cultural modification or change resulting from one cultur…
Amalgamation theory
is formal term for the "melting pot" concept of the merging o…
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BCS Cultural Geography Chapter 11
Mexico
F
US
F
(Short Answer) Which nation has the largest Spanish-speaking…
(T/F) Most of Mexico is fertile enough to support farming.
(Short Answer) Mexico's government is similar to which nation…
(T/F) All Mexicans speak Spanish.
Mexico
(Short Answer) Which nation has the largest Spanish-speaking…
F
(T/F) Most of Mexico is fertile enough to support farming.
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Cultural Geography
Culture (Definitions)
Is culture static?
Local Culture ... (Definition)
Popular Culture (Definition)
-ranges of practices characterizing a group... - a way groups de…
- an ongoing process of producing a shared set of meanings &…
A group in a particular place that sees itself as a community…
A large, heterogeneous population, typically urban, with rapi…
Culture (Definitions)
-ranges of practices characterizing a group... - a way groups de…
Is culture static?
- an ongoing process of producing a shared set of meanings &…
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Unit 3 - Cultural Geography
Culture
How do we study culture?
Cultural geography
Cultural Landscape
mix of values, beliefs, behaviors and material objects that f…
Cultural geography, cultural ecology, cultural landscapes
how and why cultures vary over space
places that reveals a society's cultural identity through nat…
Culture
mix of values, beliefs, behaviors and material objects that f…
How do we study culture?
Cultural geography, cultural ecology, cultural landscapes
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Geography and Culture
culture
cultural diffusion
cultural diversity
custom
...
...
...
...
culture
...
cultural diffusion
...
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Cultural Geography
Geography
Etymology
What is culture?
Space
Description of the earth.... -study of the interactions between…
The study of physical and human phenomena through space and t…
A "total way of life" encompassing a broad range of behaviors…
A term that refers to an abstract location on a map. Some geo…
Geography
Description of the earth.... -study of the interactions between…
Etymology
The study of physical and human phenomena through space and t…
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WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Chapter 9- Cultural Regions
cultural region
functional region
perceptual region
Middle East
An area in which a group of people share a similar culture an…
Area organized around a focal point. The characteristic chose…
A region that only exists as a conceptualization or an idea a…
Geo-political designation of the area stretching from the eas…
cultural region
An area in which a group of people share a similar culture an…
functional region
Area organized around a focal point. The characteristic chose…
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Human and cultural geography
Human
government
culture
economics
people or related to people
rules and systems for a country or place and ... the people who…
the behaviors and beliefs that are passed from one generation…
the making, buying, and selling of goods and services; everyt…
Human
people or related to people
government
rules and systems for a country or place and ... the people who…
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BCS Cultural Geography Chapter 15
Tripoli
T
Libya and Egypt
Mali
(Short Answer) What is the largest city in Libya?
(T/F) Pebble-strewn areas are more common than areas covered…
(Short Answer) Which two countries of Northern Africa are a t…
Country
Tripoli
(Short Answer) What is the largest city in Libya?
T
(T/F) Pebble-strewn areas are more common than areas covered…
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Cultural Geography
Five themes of Geography
What is the main religion in india
What is the main religion in Russia
What is the Semitic Hearth
location... place... region... movement... human environment interaction
Hindu
Christian Orthodox
...
Five themes of Geography
location... place... region... movement... human environment interaction
What is the main religion in india
Hindu
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Cultural Geography (bju) Chapter 5
Northern Europe is made up of which Co…
What is a Peninsula?
Who was the whole world impacted by?
What is the climate of Northern Europe?
British Isles & Scandinavia (mainly Ireland and the UK)
An island surrounds by water on 3 sides
Europeans
Mild & it doesn't snow in London because of the North Atlanti…
Northern Europe is made up of which Co…
British Isles & Scandinavia (mainly Ireland and the UK)
What is a Peninsula?
An island surrounds by water on 3 sides
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cultural geography
6 essential elements of geography
5 themes of geography
what way do the lines of latitude run?
3 types of map projections
the world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical syst…
location, place, region, movement, and human-environment inte…
east to west
planar, cylindrical, and conic
6 essential elements of geography
the world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical syst…
5 themes of geography
location, place, region, movement, and human-environment inte…
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Cultural geography
Moses
Torah
Bible
Jesus
Judiasm main prophet
Judiasm holy book
Christianity holy book
Christianity main prophet
Moses
Judiasm main prophet
Torah
Judiasm holy book
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Geography and Culture
Physical Geography
Cultural Geography
Reference Maps
Physical Map
the physical characteristics of the surface of the Earth and…
deals with the interaction of humans with their environment a…
show the locations of places, boundaries of countries, states…
shows the topography of the Earth, including land features an…
Physical Geography
the physical characteristics of the surface of the Earth and…
Cultural Geography
deals with the interaction of humans with their environment a…
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Chapter 3 - Cultural Geography
Acculturation
Animism
Artifact
Buddhism
The adoptation of cultural traits, such as language, by one g…
Most prevalent in Africa and the Americas, doctrine in which…
Any item that represents a material aspect of culture
System of belief that seeks to explain ultimate realities for…
Acculturation
The adoptation of cultural traits, such as language, by one g…
Animism
Most prevalent in Africa and the Americas, doctrine in which…
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cultural geography
cartography
Early days of mapmaking
longitude
latitude
the science of drawing maps
not exact, didnt have satellites, a lot of guessing. Lots of…
goes north south
goes east west
cartography
the science of drawing maps
Early days of mapmaking
not exact, didnt have satellites, a lot of guessing. Lots of…
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Unit 6: Cultural Geography
Culture
Custom
Folk culture
Popular culture
The body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material tra…
The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent it becomes c…
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogenous, rural…
culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares c…
Culture
The body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material tra…
Custom
The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent it becomes c…
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Cultural Geography 9th-Ch.1
Creation Mandate
culture
Great Commission
environmentalism
God's command given to mankind in Gen. 1:28 to exercise domin…
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
orders Christ gave to his Apostles to evangelize, make discip…
Movement concerned with protecting environment, especially fr…
Creation Mandate
God's command given to mankind in Gen. 1:28 to exercise domin…
culture
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
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Bob Jones Cultural Geography - Chapter 16 & 17
oil
United Arab Emirates
Kaaba
Medina
Most of the income of the Persian Gulf countries is derived f…
The richest country in the Persian Gulf
Islam's most holy shrine
Where Muhammad fled to when he was chased from Mecca
oil
Most of the income of the Persian Gulf countries is derived f…
United Arab Emirates
The richest country in the Persian Gulf
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cultural geography
3 branches of geography
Environmental Economics
What two things does names consist of ?
density
human geology ... physical geology ... GIScience... Environmental and…
where you come from determines everything about you... ex. when…
Generic and Specific components ... ex. lake michigan
frequency within a giving space
3 branches of geography
human geology ... physical geology ... GIScience... Environmental and…
Environmental Economics
where you come from determines everything about you... ex. when…
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Geography Unit 3: Cultural Geography
Cultural Geography
Artifacts
Customs
Tradition
the study of how cultures vary over space
material aspects of culture including clothing, tools, and ar…
practices followed by the people of a particular group (langu…
cohesive collection of customs which tend to be syncretic (bl…
Cultural Geography
the study of how cultures vary over space
Artifacts
material aspects of culture including clothing, tools, and ar…
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Round 7: Cultural Geography
Petra, a busy trade center during Gree…
Joropo is the unofficial national danc…
People is which European country can f…
Sushi and teriyaki dishes are traditio…
Jordan
Venezuela
Italy
Japan
Petra, a busy trade center during Gree…
Jordan
Joropo is the unofficial national danc…
Venezuela
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Cultural Geography Chapter 8
Maritime
Maritime Province
Capital of Newfoundland
Capital of Nova Scotia
bordering the sea
the four smallest provinces, located in the eastern corner al…
St. John's
Halifax
Maritime
bordering the sea
Maritime Province
the four smallest provinces, located in the eastern corner al…
52 terms
Cultural Geography
Geo
Graphia
Geography
Kimani and Kimei
Earth
Style of writing
The Study of the Earth and the science of Earth's surface
Define geography as scientific study of the relationship betw…
Geo
Earth
Graphia
Style of writing
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cultural geography
what is geographer's job to do?
what is the key difference between "et…
how is "trying to understand someone"…
how is "race as a category" viewed tod…
to describe people and places
culture=many questions... ethnic group= one questions
because knowing someone's ethnic background may or may not ac…
race as a legitimate way to catagorize people is rejected by…
what is geographer's job to do?
to describe people and places
what is the key difference between "et…
culture=many questions... ethnic group= one questions
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Culture and geography
Culture
Universal theme
Visual arts
Architecture
Beliefs,customs,practices and behavior of a particular nation…
Subject or idea that relates to whole world
Art forms meant to be seen, painting, sculpture, photography
Design and construction of buildings
Culture
Beliefs,customs,practices and behavior of a particular nation…
Universal theme
Subject or idea that relates to whole world
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Cultural Geography: Chapter 1 Review
5 Themes of Geography
Cartography
Equator
Prime Meridian
Movement, Region, Location, Interaction and Place
The art of map making
0° Latitude
0° Longitude
5 Themes of Geography
Movement, Region, Location, Interaction and Place
Cartography
The art of map making
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Cultural Geography test 2
age compositon, age structure
agglomeration
agricultural Revolution
Black death
how old the people are (population pyramid)
a group or a mass, 4 major population clusters
corn, wheat, rice, reason world population started to grow
14th century killed 1/3 of Europe came from rats from Constan…
age compositon, age structure
how old the people are (population pyramid)
agglomeration
a group or a mass, 4 major population clusters
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Cultural Geography
Ethnocentrism
Culture
Cultural geography
Culture trait
tendency to judge another culture based on your own culture,…
language, religion, architecture, clothing, economics, family…
the study of all the features of a people's way of life
activities and behaviors that a group practices
Ethnocentrism
tendency to judge another culture based on your own culture,…
Culture
language, religion, architecture, clothing, economics, family…
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Cultural Geography
acculturation
cultural diffusion-
cultural infusion
culture
Acculturation is the process through which a culture is modif…
cultural elements spread over distances and through time. In…
infusion means that the new places are taking in the new ideas.
culture is a set of learned behaviors that are shared within…
acculturation
Acculturation is the process through which a culture is modif…
cultural diffusion-
cultural elements spread over distances and through time. In…
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Cultural Geography Chapter 2
Arithmetic Density
Physiologic Density
Demography
Linear Growth
Total population divided by total amount of land... Assumes Eve…
Total population divided by the amount of usable and livable…
Study of human distribution
Steady growth upwards at the same growth rate... Most of histor…
Arithmetic Density
Total population divided by total amount of land... Assumes Eve…
Physiologic Density
Total population divided by the amount of usable and livable…
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Cultural Geography
What is the meaning of geography? *
What is the meaning of cartography?
What is site?
What is situation?
to write or describe the earth
the art and science of map making
a place's physical characteristics
a place's position relative to other objects
What is the meaning of geography? *
to write or describe the earth
What is the meaning of cartography?
the art and science of map making
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Cultural geography
Ethnocentrism
Cultural geography
Acculturation
Assimilation
Judging another culture solely by values and standards of one…
Study a people's way of life
Process in which an individual or group adopts some of the tr…
The process by which one or a group blends into another cultu…
Ethnocentrism
Judging another culture solely by values and standards of one…
Cultural geography
Study a people's way of life
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Unit 4: Cultural Geography
culture
cultural trait
culture complexes
culture realm
a shared way of life for a group of people
a specific custom that is part of a group's culture
a group of traits that define a particular culture
a group of culture complexes
culture
a shared way of life for a group of people
cultural trait
a specific custom that is part of a group's culture
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Cultural Geography
culture region
ex of culture region
culture trait
ex of culture trait
area within which a particular culture system prevails
the South
a single attribute of culture (AKA attribute/characteristic)
religion
culture region
area within which a particular culture system prevails
ex of culture region
the South
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Cultural Geography: Chapter 2 Review
Lithosphere
Mantle
Continental Island
Oceanic Island
Literally, "rock ball"
The hot, plastic layer beneath the Earth's crust.
An island formed near a continent and from the same land mass.
An island that rises from the ocean floor.
Lithosphere
Literally, "rock ball"
Mantle
The hot, plastic layer beneath the Earth's crust.
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Human & Cultural Geography
human
religion
culture
language
A Renaissance intellectual movement in which thinkers studied…
A type of social institution. A system of beliefs that affect…
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
A system of communication through the use of speech, a collec…
human
A Renaissance intellectual movement in which thinkers studied…
religion
A type of social institution. A system of beliefs that affect…
20 terms
Geography culture
Monocultural
Ethnocentrism
Prejudice
Diversity
A culture dominated by a single element
Judging another culture solely by the values of ones own cult…
Unfavorable feeling or opinion formed beforehand or without k…
Having variety within a group of people
Monocultural
A culture dominated by a single element
Ethnocentrism
Judging another culture solely by the values of ones own cult…
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Cultural Geography
What is the article about the Smithson…
Summary of "Culture Wars in the Nation…
What were some of the examples used in…
What are the main points of Mitchell's…
"Culture Wars in the Nation's Attic"
Culture war between the Smithsonian Institute and Congress.…
Erica Jong (speaker, Smithsonian tried to censor)... Enola gay…
What is culture?... What are culture wars?... Environmental determi…
What is the article about the Smithson…
"Culture Wars in the Nation's Attic"
Summary of "Culture Wars in the Nation…
Culture war between the Smithsonian Institute and Congress.…
19 terms
Middle East Cultural Geography
Jerusalem
Christianity, Islam, Judiasm
Dome of the Rock
Hagia Sophia
Holiest City for the three major religions
Three major religions
What building is pictured?
What building is pictured?
Jerusalem
Holiest City for the three major religions
Christianity, Islam, Judiasm
Three major religions
39 terms
Cultural Geography
Ethnocentrism
Cultural Geography
Acculturation
Assimilation
Judging a culture or society by comparing it to your own cult…
The field of geography that studies people's cultures around…
adopting a trait from another culture
The blending in to a culture
Ethnocentrism
Judging a culture or society by comparing it to your own cult…
Cultural Geography
The field of geography that studies people's cultures around…
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cultural geography
cultural geography
ethnocentrism
cultural pluralism
culture complex
analyzes the spacial context of cultures
believing everyone should follow one culture, that it is supe…
2 or more groups that follow different ways of life within th…
individual culture traits that are functionally interrelated
cultural geography
analyzes the spacial context of cultures
ethnocentrism
believing everyone should follow one culture, that it is supe…
49 terms
Cultural Geography test 1
Semiautonomous
Francophone
Liberty
Theocracy
partially self-governing
Someone whose native language is French
Freedom from government control
A government controlled by religious leaders
Semiautonomous
partially self-governing
Francophone
Someone whose native language is French
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Cultural Geography: Chapter 4 Review
society
Nation
State
political map
the study of relationships between human beings
a large group of people with a common history and language wh…
the institution that governs the people
shows the boundaries a state has drawn around its people rega…
society
the study of relationships between human beings
Nation
a large group of people with a common history and language wh…
22 terms
Cultural Geography
culture
innovation
diffusion
acculturation
The languages, religions, customs, art, and dress of a people
An improvement of an existing technological product, system,…
the spread of ideas, inventions, or patterns of behavior
taking existing elements and creating something new from them
culture
The languages, religions, customs, art, and dress of a people
innovation
An improvement of an existing technological product, system,…
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