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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…
54 terms
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.
20 terms
AP Human Geography Deserts
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
Great Sandy Desert
Western Desert
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
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Unit 1 (AP Human Geography)
Remote Sensing
GPS (Global Positioning System)
GIS (Geographic Information System)
Absolute Location
Pictures taken above Earths crust
Precise location... Navigation primary purpose... Surveillance... U…
Super-accurate maps with different layers... Used to study relat…
latitude/longitude... Benefits of GPS (Global Positioning Syste…
Remote Sensing
Pictures taken above Earths crust
GPS (Global Positioning System)
Precise location... Navigation primary purpose... Surveillance... U…
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AP Human Geography: Geography
Azimuthal projection
breaking point
cartograms
chloropleth map
a map projection in which the plane is the most developable s…
the outer edge of a city's sphere of influence, used in the l…
a type of thematic map that transforms space such as the poli…
a thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial…
Azimuthal projection
a map projection in which the plane is the most developable s…
breaking point
the outer edge of a city's sphere of influence, used in the l…
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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 - 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…
98 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 6
Agglomeration
Agglomeration (External) Economies
Agricultural Labor Force
Assembly Line Production
The spatial grouping of people or activities for mutual benef…
The savings to an individual enterprise derived from location…
A measure of the participating portion of an economy's labor…
Arrangement of workers, machines, and equipment in which the…
Agglomeration
The spatial grouping of people or activities for mutual benef…
Agglomeration (External) Economies
The savings to an individual enterprise derived from location…
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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 Chapter 1
What percent of the world is malnouris…
What makes up the majority of the 1/7th?
What region is mostly malnourished?
Why do wealthier countries benefit mor…
1 out of 7 (about 1 billion)
Women and Children
Sub-Saharan Africa... http://www.transportintelligence.com/marke…
They can afford to buy more food than the poorer countries
What percent of the world is malnouris…
1 out of 7 (about 1 billion)
What makes up the majority of the 1/7th?
Women and Children
AP Human Geography Urban Models
Concentric Zone Model
Sector Model
Multiple Nuclei Model
Urban Realms Model
Concentric Zone Model
Sector Model
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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: 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 Unit 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: 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-Unit 2
Age distribution
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
Cairo conference
a model used in population geography that describes the ages…
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
A war time conference held at Cairo, Egypt that was attended…
Age distribution
a model used in population geography that describes the ages…
Agricultural density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
65 terms
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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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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AP Human Geography: Culture Review
culture
habit
custom
Refers to the totality of customs of a…
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
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-Unit 3
culture
folk/local culture
folklore
popular culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
how a group of people in a place that see themselves and shar…
the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community,…
large culture that incorporates heterogeneous populations, is…
culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
folk/local culture
how a group of people in a place that see themselves and shar…
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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 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: 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…
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
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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 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 - 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…
66 terms
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
18 terms
AP Human Geography Mountains
Himalayas
Ural
Altai
Taurus
Himalayas
Ural
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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…
13 terms
AP Human Geography Models
Von Thunen Model
Core/ Periphery model
Central Place Theory
Demographic Transition Model
Von Thunen Model
Core/ Periphery model
20 terms
AP Human Geography Deserts
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
Great Sandy Desert
Western Desert
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
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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
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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…
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
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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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…
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
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…
58 terms
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…
34 terms
AP Human Geography: Population
Agricultural density
Arable land
Arithmetic density
Crude birth rate (cbr)
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Land suited for agriculture
The total number of people divided by the total land area
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…
Arable land
Land suited for agriculture
65 terms
AP Human Geography Political Geography
Political Geography
State
Enclave
Exclave
The study of the "political" organization of the world.
~A politically organized territory with a permanent populatio…
A territory whose geographical boundaries lie entirely within…
A territory legally attached to another territory with which…
Political Geography
The study of the "political" organization of the world.
State
~A politically organized territory with a permanent populatio…
66 terms
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
31 terms
AP Human Geography: Cultural Geography
culture
cultural synthesis
Modern architecture
Postmodern architecture
the shared experience, traits, and activities of a group of p…
AKA cultural syncretism, the blending together of two or more…
developed during the 20th century that expresses geometric, o…
the design abandons use of blocky rectlinear shapes in favor…
culture
the shared experience, traits, and activities of a group of p…
cultural synthesis
AKA cultural syncretism, the blending together of two or more…
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
51 terms
Political Geography AP Human Geography
Demarcation boundary
Cultural boundary
Boundary dispute
Consequent boundary
boundary physically marked with steel post, concrete pillars,…
boundaries that mark breaks in the human landscape based on d…
disagreement over territories near a shared boundary
boundary line that coincides with some cultural divide, such…
Demarcation boundary
boundary physically marked with steel post, concrete pillars,…
Cultural boundary
boundaries that mark breaks in the human landscape based on d…
239 terms
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…
24 terms
AP Human Geography Rivers
Yangtze
Ob
Huang He
Yenisei
Yangtze
Ob
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