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AP Human Geography Americas map
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Argentina
Bolivia
159 terms
AP Human Geography Review
Cartography
Aristotle
Eratosthenes
Robinson Projection
the science of making maps
the person who first demonstrated that the Earth is round
the first person to use the term "geography"
Useful for displaying information across oceans, but the land…
Cartography
the science of making maps
Aristotle
the person who first demonstrated that the Earth is round
38 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 2
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
Census
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
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
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
12 terms
Human Geography
Push Factors
Pull Factors
Immigrate
Refugee
Circumstances that are so bad that they make people want to m…
Circumstances that are so good that they make people want to…
To enter and live in a new country.
Person who flees a country because of violence, war, or perse…
Push Factors
Circumstances that are so bad that they make people want to m…
Pull Factors
Circumstances that are so good that they make people want to…
24 terms
Models for Human Geography 4th
Rimland Theory
Rostow's Stages of Growth
Griffin-Ford
Concentric Zone Model
Nicholas Spyman created a theory that countered Mackinder's H…
Created by Walt Whitman Rostow, an American economist in 1960…
A model of the pattern Urban Growth in Latin America. The mod…
Created by Ernest Burgess. A structural model of the American…
Rimland Theory
Nicholas Spyman created a theory that countered Mackinder's H…
Rostow's Stages of Growth
Created by Walt Whitman Rostow, an American economist in 1960…
6 terms
CE Human Geography Terms
Population
Demography
Birth Rate
Death Rate
The number of people living in an area
The study of population
The number of babies born per year in a country
The number of people who die per year in a country
Population
The number of people living in an area
Demography
The study of population
19 terms
Human Geography of East Asia
Domestication of plants and animals in…
Hydraulic civilizations
The Great Wall of China
Silk Road
Millet, soybeans, peaches, and apricots in subhumid regions... R…
Peoples of East Asia renowned for water control and plant dom…
2,500 yrs old... Built during Qin dynasty from 319 B.C. to 209 B…
a network of trade and cultural transmission routes connectin…
Domestication of plants and animals in…
Millet, soybeans, peaches, and apricots in subhumid regions... R…
Hydraulic civilizations
Peoples of East Asia renowned for water control and plant dom…
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
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…
The doctrine of a belief in the existence of only one God
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…
55 terms
Human Geography
milieu
modern world system
core regions
periphery regions
one's environmental surroundings; all aspects of the cultural…
interdependent system of countries linked by political and ec…
regions that dominate trade and technology, maintain high pro…
regions that are economically and politically weak with narro…
milieu
one's environmental surroundings; all aspects of the cultural…
modern world system
interdependent system of countries linked by political and ec…
2015 2016 Human Geo Unit 5 Political Geography Vocab
Asylum
Refugee
Republic
State
The protection granted by a nation to someone who has left th…
A person who flees for refuge or safety, especially to a fore…
A government in which citizens elect representatives to rule…
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
Asylum
The protection granted by a nation to someone who has left th…
Refugee
A person who flees for refuge or safety, especially to a fore…
26 terms
AP Human Geography - Religion
Religion
Monotheistic Religion
Polytheistic Religion
Animistic Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
belief system in which multiple deities are revered as creato…
the belief that inanimate objects, such as hills, trees, rock…
Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
Monotheistic Religion
belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
25 terms
AP Human Geography chapter 2
Agricultural density
Agricultural revolution
Arithmetic density
Census
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
the time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
the total number of people who divided by the total land area
a complete enumeration of a population
Agricultural density
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Agricultural revolution
the time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
19 terms
Chapter 7: Human Geography of Canada
Vikings
John Cabot
French and Indian War
Upper Canada
Group who settled in Canada in 1000 AD, but did not remain th…
English explorer who claimed Newfoundland for England
conflict between Britain and France which led to Britain taki…
(later, Ontario), located near the Great Lakes, had an Englis…
Vikings
Group who settled in Canada in 1000 AD, but did not remain th…
John Cabot
English explorer who claimed Newfoundland for England
Making Connections: Issues in Canadian Geography- Chapter 2- Exploring Connections: Landforms, Geology, and Human Activities
plate tectonics
weathering
erosion
deposition
the theory that the Earth's outer shell is made up of individ…
the breaking down of rocks
the moving of broken-up pieces of rock
the building up of eroded materials in a new location
plate tectonics
the theory that the Earth's outer shell is made up of individ…
weathering
the breaking down of rocks
25 terms
Introduction to Human Geography
Colonialism
European Colonialism... 1st wave: 1400s-1…
European Colonialism... 2nd wave: 1800s-1…
Primary sector of economy
Political & Economic system where regions and societies are e…
Spain & Portugal... Trade routes to Asia... Investment in port citi…
Imperialism... Territorial expansion... Economic & political contro…
Involves the retrieval and production of raw materials, such…
Colonialism
Political & Economic system where regions and societies are e…
European Colonialism... 1st wave: 1400s-1…
Spain & Portugal... Trade routes to Asia... Investment in port citi…
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…
19 terms
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
12 terms
Human Geography
Culture
nuclear family
Extended family
subsistence
Everything people, make, think, and do
a social unit consisting of parents and their children
a social unit consisting of parents, their children, and othe…
providing only the basic needs of life
Culture
Everything people, make, think, and do
nuclear family
a social unit consisting of parents and their children
14 terms
Human Geography
Movement
Pull Factors
Push Factors
Primary Source
BOTH geographers and historians study how and why people move
Cheap farmland, freedom, a chance for a better life, a good g…
A shortage of food, lack of jobs, lack of freedom
Something created or made by a person that lived during that…
Movement
BOTH geographers and historians study how and why people move
Pull Factors
Cheap farmland, freedom, a chance for a better life, a good g…
15 terms
Human Geography
Population Distribution
Demographer
Population Density
Population
The way the population is spread out
People who study the populations of the world
Average number of people who live in a square mile
Total number of people in an area
Population Distribution
The way the population is spread out
Demographer
People who study the populations of the world
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…
104 terms
Human Geography
Global issues
Human geography
Global village
Exponential population growth
Potential topics or problems that involve the whole planet
The branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
Term that emphasizes the inter-connectedness of Earth's popul…
The rapidly compounding nature of population growth under cer…
Global issues
Potential topics or problems that involve the whole planet
Human geography
The branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
22 terms
Human Geography of North America
Natural Capital/ endowment
Human Capital
Social Capital
Accumulated Capital
Natural resources: soils, forests, mineral deposits, fossil f…
Population: educated, healthy to exploit natural resources
Institutions: government, banking/financing, justice system,…
Savings, national investment, foreign investment, infrastruct…
Natural Capital/ endowment
Natural resources: soils, forests, mineral deposits, fossil f…
Human Capital
Population: educated, healthy to exploit natural resources
54 terms
AP Human Geography
geography
cartography
eratosthenes
ptolemy
the study of where things are found on earth's surface and th…
science of mapmaking
(276-195BC) Greek who showed that the Earth was round and cal…
Alexandrian astronomer who proposed a geocentric system of as…
geography
the study of where things are found on earth's surface and th…
cartography
science of mapmaking
147 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 8
political geography
supranational
national
local
the study of human political organization of the Earth at var…
A separate entity composed of 3 or more states at forge an as…
country
cities, states, countries, Providences... -census gets done at l…
political geography
the study of human political organization of the Earth at var…
supranational
A separate entity composed of 3 or more states at forge an as…
66 terms
AP Human Geography Religion
Proselytic Religion
Ethnic Religion
Syncretic Religion
Orthodox Religion
Seeks new members and aims to convert mankind (ex: Christiani…
Identified with a particular ethnic or tribal group and doesn…
combined elements of two or more belief systems (ex: Brazil-U…
Emphasizes purity of faith, "right teaching" (ex: Russian Ort…
Proselytic Religion
Seeks new members and aims to convert mankind (ex: Christiani…
Ethnic Religion
Identified with a particular ethnic or tribal group and doesn…
12 terms
Humanities Geography
the study of the Earth's surface
imaginary lines around the globe that…
an item that comes from nature such as…
a way of life shared by a group of peo…
geography
latitude
natural resources
culture
the study of the Earth's surface
geography
imaginary lines around the globe that…
latitude
51 terms
Human Geography
demography
culture
population density
birthrate
the study of human populations, including their size, growth,…
the way of life that distinguishes a people, for example. for…
the average number of people living in a given area
the number of live births each year per 1,000 people
demography
the study of human populations, including their size, growth,…
culture
the way of life that distinguishes a people, for example. for…
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…
Human geography
Antecedent boundaries
Fragmented state
Compact state
Rectangle state
A boundary line established before before an area is populated
A state that is not a contiguous whole but rather departed pa…
A state the posses a roughly circular,oval, or rectangular te…
A state whose territory is rectangle shape
Antecedent boundaries
A boundary line established before before an area is populated
Fragmented state
A state that is not a contiguous whole but rather departed pa…
104 terms
AP Human Geography Midterms
Scale
Local Diversity v. Globalization
Maps/Cartography
Environmental Determinism
the relationship (or ratio) between distance on a map and the…
Local diversity allows unique culture and differentiation of…
a diagrammatic representation of an area of land or sea showi…
how the physical environment predisposes societies and states…
Scale
the relationship (or ratio) between distance on a map and the…
Local Diversity v. Globalization
Local diversity allows unique culture and differentiation of…
73 terms
Geography&geology
Map
Scale of a map
Globe
Time zone
Une carte
L'échelle d'une carte
Une boussole
Un fuseau horaire
Map
Une carte
Scale of a map
L'échelle d'une carte
10 terms
Human Geography Lesson 2
culture
ethnic group
dialect
cultural region
the set of beliefs, behaviors, and traits shared by a group o…
a group of people with a common racial, national, tribal, rel…
a regional variety of a language with unique features, such a…
a geographic area in which people have certain traits in comm…
culture
the set of beliefs, behaviors, and traits shared by a group o…
ethnic group
a group of people with a common racial, national, tribal, rel…
68 terms
Ch. 8 AP Human Geography (Political Geography)
Al Qaeda
DMZ
Korea
imperialism
A network of Islamic terrorist organizations, led by Osama bi…
De-militarized Zone: The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) along the N…
Country in East Asia divided at the 38th parrallel; the north…
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other cou…
Al Qaeda
A network of Islamic terrorist organizations, led by Osama bi…
DMZ
De-militarized Zone: The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) along the N…
Human Geography Final Review
5 Themes of Geography(MR HELP)
Creating A Map(DOGTAILS)
Physical Map
Political Map
Movement, Region, Human Environment Interactions, Location, a…
Date, Orientation, Grid, Title, Author, Index, Location, and…
Shows physical feature like mountains, rivers, water depth
Shows political boundaries set by the government like the Uni…
5 Themes of Geography(MR HELP)
Movement, Region, Human Environment Interactions, Location, a…
Creating A Map(DOGTAILS)
Date, Orientation, Grid, Title, Author, Index, Location, and…
human geography chapter 4
acid rain
Anthropocene
biomass
bio prospecting
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
the current period of Earth's history, which started in the i…
Plant materials and animal waste used especially as a source…
the search for biological organisms that could offer valuable…
acid rain
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
Anthropocene
the current period of Earth's history, which started in the i…
Human Geography
Human Geography
Culture
Culture Region
Culture Traits
The study of people past and present.
A learned system of shared beliefs and ways of doing things t…
Area of the world in which people share certain culture traits.
Elements of a culture.
Human Geography
The study of people past and present.
Culture
A learned system of shared beliefs and ways of doing things t…
22 terms
human geography chapter 12
basic industries
business services
central business district
central place
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
The area of the city where retail and office activities are c…
-Central Place:Market center where goods and services are exc…
basic industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
business services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
30 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein: Chapter 6 Religion
Universalizing Religion
Fundamentalism
Ethnic Religion
Branch
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principa…
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distributio…
A large and fundamental division within a religion.
Universalizing Religion
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
Fundamentalism
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principa…
47 terms
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…
73 terms
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…
Human Geography
Factors of Culture
Innovation
Diffusion
Cultural Hearth
values, beliefs, traditions, language, laws, etc. (transmitte…
Something new or different introduced ex: the lightbulb
The spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one…
Where it started, where innovations spring up and spread from…
Factors of Culture
values, beliefs, traditions, language, laws, etc. (transmitte…
Innovation
Something new or different introduced ex: the lightbulb
25 terms
Human Geo- Economic Geography
agglomeration
brain drain
break-in-bulk points
capitalism
process involving the clustering or concentrating of people o…
large-scale emigration by talented and educated people
a location along a transport route where goods must be transf…
economic model wherein people, corporations, and states produ…
agglomeration
process involving the clustering or concentrating of people o…
brain drain
large-scale emigration by talented and educated people
AP Human Geography - Industrialization
Agglomeration
External Economies of Scale
Assembly Line Production
Break of Bulk Point
The clustering of productive activities and people for mutual…
as the size of an industry grows larger or more clustered, th…
In a factory, an arrangement where a product is moved from wo…
a place where goods are transferred from one mode of transpor…
Agglomeration
The clustering of productive activities and people for mutual…
External Economies of Scale
as the size of an industry grows larger or more clustered, th…
11 terms
Human Geography
What is the Natural Increase Rate?
What is doubling population mean?
What is the Crude Birth Rate?
What is the Crude Death Rate?
The percentage by how a population grows each year
The amount of time it takes for a population to double
The total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 peo…
The total number of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people a…
What is the Natural Increase Rate?
The percentage by how a population grows each year
What is doubling population mean?
The amount of time it takes for a population to double
25 terms
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
19 terms
Human Geography of Latin America
Treaty of Tordesillas
Mestizo
Mulatto
Zambo
an agreement made by Pope Alexander VI in 1494 to divide the…
Native And European Mix
African And European Mix
Native And African Mix
Treaty of Tordesillas
an agreement made by Pope Alexander VI in 1494 to divide the…
Mestizo
Native And European Mix
19 terms
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
43 terms
Human Geography Population
Age Distribution
Carry Capacity:
Demographic Transition Model
Dependency Ratio
Shows how many people there are in different age groups
The number of people that can live in an area based largely o…
Refers to the changes from high birth and death rates to low…
The number of people who are too young or too old to work com…
Age Distribution
Shows how many people there are in different age groups
Carry Capacity:
The number of people that can live in an area based largely o…
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