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AP Human Geography Chapter 6 Vocab: Language
language
culture
standard language
dialects
a set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
the sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
a country's political and intellectual elite seek to promote…
local or regional characteristics of a language; has disticti…
language
a set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
culture
the sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
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World Geography Chapter 6 Eastern Europe Facts
Poland
The Czech Republic
Slovenia
Croatia
Elevators - first floor is 0... Candy - biggest aisle in the sto…
Drinks - come at the end... Mushroom Hunting - Competitive sport
Oldest Vine - 400 years... Religious Buildings (over 3k)... Lake Bl…
Marco Polo was born there
Poland
Elevators - first floor is 0... Candy - biggest aisle in the sto…
The Czech Republic
Drinks - come at the end... Mushroom Hunting - Competitive sport
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Chapter 6 geography
The world's largest universalizing rel…
Jerusalem's geography represents a par…
Buddhism is the most important religio…
Which of the following would we be mor…
Christianity.
sacred sites to Jews and Muslims are literally built on top o…
False
The religious calendar is based largely on seasonal changes i…
The world's largest universalizing rel…
Christianity.
Jerusalem's geography represents a par…
sacred sites to Jews and Muslims are literally built on top o…
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Geography Chapter 6
Sub-Saharan Africa
African plate
Gondwanaland
Landscape
World's fastest growing region; region has also been affected…
Does not have any major mountain ranges; mainly a plateau con…
Africa was a larger continent called __. Over time, many land…
Series of plateaus, basins and rift valleys.
Sub-Saharan Africa
World's fastest growing region; region has also been affected…
African plate
Does not have any major mountain ranges; mainly a plateau con…
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Geography chapter 6 Canada
Aquaculture
Overfishing
Timberline
Chinook
Cultivation of seafood
Harvesting fish to the point that species are depleted and th…
Elevation above which it is too cold for trees to grow
A seasonal warm wind that blows down the rockies in late wint…
Aquaculture
Cultivation of seafood
Overfishing
Harvesting fish to the point that species are depleted and th…
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Chapter 6- Human Geography
animism
Autonomous religion
Branch
caste
The belief that all objects have a spirit
A self directed group, there is not really a leader, it runs…
Large and fundamental division within a religion
A Hindu social class system that controlled every aspect of d…
animism
The belief that all objects have a spirit
Autonomous religion
A self directed group, there is not really a leader, it runs…
Geography chapter 6
What is the capital of Canada
What is the capital of newfoundland an…
What is the capital of nova Scotia
What is the capital of prince Edward i…
Ottawa
St. Johns
Halifax
Charlottetown
What is the capital of Canada
Ottawa
What is the capital of newfoundland an…
St. Johns
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Geography Chapter 6 - Terms
Amu Darya river
Aral Sea
Caspian Sea
centralization
A river in Uzbekistan that flows into the Aral Sea.
A sea in the southern drylands of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan t…
A large, internally draining body of salty water in southern…
Important to the development of Central Asia during the Sovie…
Amu Darya river
A river in Uzbekistan that flows into the Aral Sea.
Aral Sea
A sea in the southern drylands of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan t…
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Geography chapter 6- Africa
Horn of Africa
Desertification
Sahel
Transhumance
The northeastern corner that includes somalia, ethiopia, djib…
The expansion of desert-like conditions as a result of human-…
Is a zone of ecological transition between the Sahara to the…
Movement of animals between wet and dry season pasture. (Life…
Horn of Africa
The northeastern corner that includes somalia, ethiopia, djib…
Desertification
The expansion of desert-like conditions as a result of human-…
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Geography Chapter 6
What happened in pakistan in 2010?
Who is Majed akhter?
Mississippi River Commission
What did mark twain see?
a great flood, indus river basin... (1/5) of pakistans alnd area…
said that the maze of canals made in the indus valley increas…
"levees only"... 27,000 miles of damage in 1927 and 1993
he saw that only have levees was bad
What happened in pakistan in 2010?
a great flood, indus river basin... (1/5) of pakistans alnd area…
Who is Majed akhter?
said that the maze of canals made in the indus valley increas…
Human Geography Chapter 6
territoriality
proxemics
topophilia
derelict landscapes
the persistent attachment of individuals or peoples to a spec…
the study of the social and cultural meanings that people giv…
complex emotions and meanings associated with particular plac…
landscapes that have experienced abandonment, misuse, disinve…
territoriality
the persistent attachment of individuals or peoples to a spec…
proxemics
the study of the social and cultural meanings that people giv…
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Geography Chapter 6&7
Endemic
Pandemic
Epidemic
Vector
A disease that infects many people in a kind of equilibrium,…
A disease that spreads world-wide.
An outbreak of a disease of local or regional dimension.
Carriers of infectious disease. ... Sleeping Sickness - the Tset…
Endemic
A disease that infects many people in a kind of equilibrium,…
Pandemic
A disease that spreads world-wide.
AP Human Geography / Chapter 6
Artifact
Barriers to diffusion
Contagious diffusion
Cultural convergence
Any physical object that a culture produces.
Things that slow or stop the spread of an idea, innovation, p…
The transmission of a phenomenon through close contact with n…
The process by which two cultures become similar.
Artifact
Any physical object that a culture produces.
Barriers to diffusion
Things that slow or stop the spread of an idea, innovation, p…
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Geography 101: Chapter 6
Orographic Uplift
Rain Shadow
frontal lifting
Convergence
occurs when a mass of air is deflected over and/or around ter…
air compresses as it descends down the terrain and results in…
occurs when two air masses converge at the front, clouds deve…
horizontal movement of air into a region and is forced to rise
Orographic Uplift
occurs when a mass of air is deflected over and/or around ter…
Rain Shadow
air compresses as it descends down the terrain and results in…
41 terms
Chapter 6: Cultural Geography
Culture
Culture traits
Culture complex
Cultural system
The specialized behavioral patterns, understandings, and adop…
Units of learned behavior ranging from the language spoken to…
Individual culture traits that are functioning interrelated.
A collection of interacting culture traits and culture comple…
Culture
The specialized behavioral patterns, understandings, and adop…
Culture traits
Units of learned behavior ranging from the language spoken to…
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Chapter 6 Geography: Canada
mass
French, British
United States
Bordering the sea
Canada has second largest land ________ and longest coast in…
Canada has __________ and ____________ roots
Canada's biggest trade partner is:
The 4 smallest provinces along the Atlantic coast, 3 of which…
mass
Canada has second largest land ________ and longest coast in…
French, British
Canada has __________ and ____________ roots
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geography chapter 6
What is urbanisation?
where are people moving from and to an…
which areas of the world are most urba…
what does it mean when it says that 'a…
the growth and expansion of urban areas. movement from rural…
pull: higher income, opportunities for careers, modern lifest…
hong kong, singapore, belgium, japan.
the number of australians living in capital cities has increa…
What is urbanisation?
the growth and expansion of urban areas. movement from rural…
where are people moving from and to an…
pull: higher income, opportunities for careers, modern lifest…
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Holt World Geography Today Chapter6
market economy
command economy
developed countries
infrastructure
an economic system in which people choose freely what to buy…
An economic system in which the government decides what to pr…
Countries with high levels of industrialization and high stan…
Systemof roads, ports, and other facilities needed by a moder…
market economy
an economic system in which people choose freely what to buy…
command economy
An economic system in which the government decides what to pr…
28 terms
Chapter 6 Geography
Influences in the way we perceive places
Perceptions change due to?
1850s what were Melbourne laneways use…
Immigrants moved into laneways due to?
Age, gender, class, language, ethnicity, race, religion snd v…
Climatic changes, conflict or economic shifts
Rubbish disposal, crime, gambling houses and brothels. Filled…
Limited housing
Influences in the way we perceive places
Age, gender, class, language, ethnicity, race, religion snd v…
Perceptions change due to?
Climatic changes, conflict or economic shifts
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Human Geography Chapter 6
Universalizing Religion
Ethnic Religion
Branch
Denomination
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distributio…
A large and fundamental division within a religion
A division of a branch that unites a number of local congrega…
Universalizing Religion
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
Ethnic Religion
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distributio…
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Chapter 6 - POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
Political Geography
State
Sovereignty
Territoriality
The geographic study of politics and political matters.
A centralized authority that enforces a single political, eco…
The right of individual states to control political and econo…
A learned cultural response, rooted in European history, that…
Political Geography
The geographic study of politics and political matters.
State
A centralized authority that enforces a single political, eco…
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Chapter 6 Geography and Early China
Jade
oracle
The Huang He
China sorrow
a hard gemstone often used in jewelry
a prediction by a wise person, or a person who makes a predic…
A great river in China
these floods can be very destructive
Jade
a hard gemstone often used in jewelry
oracle
a prediction by a wise person, or a person who makes a predic…
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Geography chapter 6
Which of the following countries borde…
Tourism, once a particularly important…
The name Tanzania derives from the mer…
South Africa's cities almost stopped g…
Uganda
Kenya
True
False
Which of the following countries borde…
Uganda
Tourism, once a particularly important…
Kenya
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word geography chapter 6 terms
market economy
free enterprise
capitalism
communism
an economic system in which people choose freely what to buy…
system that lets competition among business determine the pri…
an economic system in which business industries, and resource…
an economic and political system in which the government owns…
market economy
an economic system in which people choose freely what to buy…
free enterprise
system that lets competition among business determine the pri…
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World Geography Chapter 6 Study Guide
Goods shipped and sold in another coun…
Factors that have contributed to the s…
Major U.S. trading partners
An economic activity that provides a s…
exports
(1) Available natural resources (2) Skilled labor force (3) S…
Canada and Mexico
Service Industry
Goods shipped and sold in another coun…
exports
Factors that have contributed to the s…
(1) Available natural resources (2) Skilled labor force (3) S…
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Human Geography Chapter 6
Language
Distribution and proliferation of world
Linguists
Dialects
Communicating ideas or feelings by means of a conventionalize…
...
...
...
Language
Communicating ideas or feelings by means of a conventionalize…
Distribution and proliferation of world
...
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AP Human Geography Chapter6
Language
Culture
Mutual Intelligibility
Standard Language
A set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
The ability of two people to understand each other when speak…
The variant of a language that a country's political and inte…
Language
A set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
Culture
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
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Geography chapter 6 and 7
Telecommunication
Free enterprise
Rugged individualism
Suburbs
Electronic means
Individuals can own, operate, and profit from their business
Willingness of people to work hard and struggle to survive
Residential areas on outer edge of city
Telecommunication
Electronic means
Free enterprise
Individuals can own, operate, and profit from their business
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Geography Ch6 Vocabulary
immigration
Native American
Sunbelt
urbanization
the movement of people into one country from another
North America's first immigrant, who probably moved into the…
mild climate region in the Southern United States
the movement of people from rural areas into cities
immigration
the movement of people into one country from another
Native American
North America's first immigrant, who probably moved into the…
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Chapter 6 Human Geography Vocabulary
agnosticism
animism
atheism
autonomous religion
belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
belief that God does not exist
a religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
agnosticism
belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
animism
belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
14 terms
Chapter 6: Africa Geography
plateau
elevation
rift
tributary
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
Height above sea level
A deep crack in the Earth's surface
A river that flows into a larger river.
plateau
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
elevation
Height above sea level
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Human Geography Chapter 6
political geography
state
sovereignty
territoriality
the geographic study of politics and political matters
A centralized authority that enforces a single political, eco…
The right of individual states to control political and econo…
A learned cultural response, rooted in European history, that…
political geography
the geographic study of politics and political matters
state
A centralized authority that enforces a single political, eco…
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Chapter 6 Geography Vocab
Migration
Colombian Exchange
Louisiana Purchase
Frontier
Moving from one place to another
Widespread transfer of animals, plants, culture, human popula…
The acquisition of the Louisiana territory by the United Stat…
The extreme limit of settled land beyond which lies wildernes…
Migration
Moving from one place to another
Colombian Exchange
Widespread transfer of animals, plants, culture, human popula…
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Chapter 6 World Geography
Immigration
357 million
322 million
35 million
Movement of peopke into one country from another
Total population of Canada and US - _____________; about 5% o…
US population
Canada population
Immigration
Movement of peopke into one country from another
357 million
Total population of Canada and US - _____________; about 5% o…
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World Geography Chapter 6
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Hudson Bay
Gulf of Mexico
Italian explorer who discovered America
Italian adventurer whom America is named after
world's largest bay
world's largest gulf
Christopher Columbus
Italian explorer who discovered America
Amerigo Vespucci
Italian adventurer whom America is named after
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World Geography: Chapter 6
province
territory
sheld
comprise
an administrative unit similar to a state
the land administrated by the national government
a large area
to make up
province
an administrative unit similar to a state
territory
the land administrated by the national government
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AP Human Geography Chapter 6
Dalai Lama (KI1)
Atheism (KI1)
Agnosticism (KI1)
the branches of Christianity (KI1)
the spiritual leader in Tibet for Buddhists; usually chosen a…
the belief in no God/gods
not so much the disbelief in God, but the skepticism and unkn…
large and fundamental divisions of Christianity, such as Cath…
Dalai Lama (KI1)
the spiritual leader in Tibet for Buddhists; usually chosen a…
Atheism (KI1)
the belief in no God/gods
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Review for Chapter 6 AP Human Geography: Religion
1. Cremation is more important than bu…
2. The dominant branch of Islam is ... A)…
3. From the Russian Revolution to the…
4. Animists believe that ... A) people sh…
C) Hinduism
D) Sunni
C) churches remained open but played a limited role
B) inanimate objects and natural events have spirits
1. Cremation is more important than bu…
C) Hinduism
2. The dominant branch of Islam is ... A)…
D) Sunni
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Urban Geography - Chapter 6
'Block busting'
Culture of property
Decision Rules
Eligibility Rules
Practiceof estate agents who introduce black people to a whit…
The ways that housing market in a nation or region is sociall…
Criteria used by bureaucrats to allocate resources in cities.…
Criteria used by 'social gatekeepers' to determine who has ac…
'Block busting'
Practiceof estate agents who introduce black people to a whit…
Culture of property
The ways that housing market in a nation or region is sociall…
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Geography BJU Chapter 6
Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
Soviet Bloc
Vistula River
the major port city of Gdansk
Baltic Region includes ....
a string of semi-independent countries in the Iron Curtain
- the river that the major artery of shipping through the Cen…
It was the ship-builders of this city that formed a Union (So…
Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
Baltic Region includes ....
Soviet Bloc
a string of semi-independent countries in the Iron Curtain
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Human Geography: Chapter 6
Agnosticism
Animism
Athesim
Autonomous religion
belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
Belief that objects, like plants and stones, or natural event…
belief that God does not exist
a religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
Agnosticism
belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
Animism
Belief that objects, like plants and stones, or natural event…
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Geography: Chapter 6: Religion
Universalizing Religion
Proselytizing
Ethnic Religion
Branch
Attempts to have global appeal, Conversions, Precise places o…
Missionary work
Mostly appeal to 1 group, living in 1 place: tied to location…
A large & fundamental division w/in a religion
Universalizing Religion
Attempts to have global appeal, Conversions, Precise places o…
Proselytizing
Missionary work
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AP Human Geography Chapter 6
animism
autonomous religion
branch
cosmogony
worship of nature, natural spirits, and forces that existed i…
a religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
a large division within a religion EX: The branches of Christ…
a set of religious beliefs concerning the origin of the unive…
animism
worship of nature, natural spirits, and forces that existed i…
autonomous religion
a religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
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Geography 1000 Chapter 6
What are the three states of matter?
How does water change state from a sol…
How does water change state from a liq…
How does water change state from a gas…
Solid, liquid, gas
Melting: Heat is added and taken in, therefore it is a coolin…
Evapotranspiration: Heat is added and taken in, therefore it…
Condensation: Latent heat is released and becomes sensible he…
What are the three states of matter?
Solid, liquid, gas
How does water change state from a sol…
Melting: Heat is added and taken in, therefore it is a coolin…
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Social Studies Chapter 6.1 Geography and Early India
Aryan
Harappan
Himalayas
Hindu Kush
skilled warriors from Central Asia
India's oldest known civilization
Mountains that separate India from the rest of Asia
Mountains to the northwest of India
Aryan
skilled warriors from Central Asia
Harappan
India's oldest known civilization
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Geography Chapter 6
This once connected North and South Am…
What cuts through the Isthmus of Panam…
Where did the first Americans come from?
Who were the first Americans?
The Isthmus of Panama
The Panama Canal
They migrated to America by crossing the land bridge between…
They were Asian Tribes.
This once connected North and South Am…
The Isthmus of Panama
What cuts through the Isthmus of Panam…
The Panama Canal
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Chapter 6: Geography
Absolute Location
Cultural Landscape
Density
Distribution
The actual space a place occupies on the earths surface. This…
The unique landscape made up of both material and nonmaterial…
The number of an items or people within a unit of area.
The array of items on the earths surface. All spatial distrib…
Absolute Location
The actual space a place occupies on the earths surface. This…
Cultural Landscape
The unique landscape made up of both material and nonmaterial…
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Human Geography Chapter 6
agnosticism
animism
atheism
autonomous religion
belief that nothing can be known about whether god exists
belief that objects such as plants or natural events have a d…
belief that God doesn't exist
religion that doesn't have a central authority but shares ide…
agnosticism
belief that nothing can be known about whether god exists
animism
belief that objects such as plants or natural events have a d…
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Geography vocabulary chapter 6
Subducted
Cordilleras
Altiplano
El Nino
Tugged under
Parallel chain of mountains
A high plateau
The warming of ocean water along the west coast of Peru
Subducted
Tugged under
Cordilleras
Parallel chain of mountains
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Geography Vocab Review Chapter 6
Culture
Yurts
Nomads
Gauge
A group's way of life, including types of food, shelter, clot…
A traditional felt tent of Central Asia.
A person who moves from place to place.
The measurement of the width of railroad tracks.
Culture
A group's way of life, including types of food, shelter, clot…
Yurts
A traditional felt tent of Central Asia.
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