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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…
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Chapter 4 Human Geography
Gross Domestic Product
Gross National Product
Infant Mortality Rate
Command Economy
The value of ONLY the goods and services produced by a country.
The value of ALL goods and services produced by a country.
Number of deaths per thousand among infants under 1 year old.
A type of economic system where the production of goods is de…
Gross Domestic Product
The value of ONLY the goods and services produced by a country.
Gross National Product
The value of ALL goods and services produced by a country.
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary Human Geography
custom
folk culture
habit
popular culture
the frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it beco…
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
a repetitive act performed by a particular individual
culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares c…
custom
the frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it beco…
folk culture
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
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AP Human Geography Rubenstein 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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AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 4
Artifact
Cultural convergence
Cultural/environmental perception
Cultural landscape
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect o…
The contact and interaction of one culture to another.
The concept that people of different culture will definitely…
Modifications to the environment by humans, including the bui…
Artifact
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect o…
Cultural convergence
The contact and interaction of one culture to another.
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AP Human Geography Rubenstein 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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Human Geography Chapter 4
predatory lending
prime value intersection
recreational auto city
sector model
situation in which mortgages impose an undue financial burden…
single intersection with the greatest access, usually located…
time when automobiles were no longer a novelty and became mor…
developed by Homer Hoyt, a visual representation of a city th…
predatory lending
situation in which mortgages impose an undue financial burden…
prime value intersection
single intersection with the greatest access, usually located…
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chapter 4 AP Human geography
custom
folk culture
habit
popular culture
the frequent repetition of an act to the extent that it becom…
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogenous, rural…
a repetitive act preformed by a particular individual ... Exampl…
culture found in a large, heterogenous society that shares ce…
custom
the frequent repetition of an act to the extent that it becom…
folk culture
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogenous, rural…
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Chapter 4: Human Geography
Culture
Factors of culture include:
Society
Ethnic Group
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Food... Religion... Relations to family and others... Language... Educati…
a group that shares a geographic region, a sense of identify,…
a group that shares a language, customs, & a common heritage…
Culture
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Factors of culture include:
Food... Religion... Relations to family and others... Language... Educati…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4
Culture
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Local culture
Group that shares beliefs, norms, and values
Small, Rural, homogenous population
Large, urban, heterogenous population
Group in a place who see themselves as a community and share…
Culture
Group that shares beliefs, norms, and values
Folk Culture
Small, Rural, homogenous population
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Cultural Geography Chapter 4 The Human World
birthrate
death rate
natural rate of increase
migration
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
the growth rate of a population; the difference between birth…
the movement of people from place to place
birthrate
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
death rate
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
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Chapter 4 Human Geography
language
dialect
mutual intelligibity
language family
a system of communication based on symbols agreed on.
a particular variety of language characterized by distinctive…
languages so similar that they could almost understand.
a collection of language that share a common ancestor.
language
a system of communication based on symbols agreed on.
dialect
a particular variety of language characterized by distinctive…
Human Geography Chapter 4
culture
folk culture
popular culture
local culture
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
Cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, traditions, a…
Cultural traits such as dress, diet, and music that identify…
Group of people in a particular place who see themselves as a…
culture
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
folk culture
Cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, traditions, a…
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Human Geography AP Chapter 4
Acculturation
Artifact
Assimilation
Built Environment
acquiring the capability to function within the dominant cult…
material objects we use to accomplish things (technological)
allowing one's original culture to be overridden by the domin…
part of the physical landscape that represents material cultu…
Acculturation
acquiring the capability to function within the dominant cult…
Artifact
material objects we use to accomplish things (technological)
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Chapter 4 Human Geography
acculturation
assimilation
artifact
built environment
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a grou…
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect o…
The man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human…
acculturation
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
assimilation
the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a grou…
AP Human Geography (Chapter 4 & 5)
Folk Culture
Extinct Language
Ethnocentrism
Cultural Landscape
Culture traditionally practiced by small homogeneous. Cultura…
Language once used by people in daily activities but is not a…
Belief in the superiority of ones own ethnicity
Visible imprint of human activity and culture on landscape
Folk Culture
Culture traditionally practiced by small homogeneous. Cultura…
Extinct Language
Language once used by people in daily activities but is not a…
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Ap Human Geography Chapter 4 Vocab
acculturation
assimilation
built environment
cultural divergence
one cultural group changes because it adopts traits from domi…
two prat behavioral and structural process where a little pop…
part of the physical landscape that represents material cultu…
cultures becoming unsimilar
acculturation
one cultural group changes because it adopts traits from domi…
assimilation
two prat behavioral and structural process where a little pop…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4 vocabulary
Culture
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Local Culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and…
Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify a…
a group of people in a particular place who see themselves as…
Culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
Folk Culture
cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and…
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AP Human Geography Fouberg Chapter 4
Culture
Popular Culture
Material Culture
Non-material Culture
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify a…
The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other…
The beliefs, practices, aesthics, and values of a group people.
Culture
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
Popular Culture
Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify a…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4 vocab Rubenstein
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…
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AP Human Geography Culture Chapter 4
Acculturation
Assimilation
Cultural Core/ Periphery Pattern
Cultural Realm
Def: Process of adopting only certain customs that will be to…
Def: Process of less dominant cultures losing their culture t…
Def: The core-periphery idea that the core houses main econom…
Def: The entire region throughout which a culture prevails. C…
Acculturation
Def: Process of adopting only certain customs that will be to…
Assimilation
Def: Process of less dominant cultures losing their culture t…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4 vocabulary
Culture
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Local Culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and…
Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify a…
a group of people in a particular place who see themselves as…
Culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
Folk Culture
cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and…
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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…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4 Folk and Pop Culture
Artifact
Built environment
Core-domain-sphere model
Cultural convergence
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect o…
The man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human…
The place where concentration of culture traits that characte…
The contact and interaction of one culture to another.
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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AP Human Geography Chapter 4
Folk Culture
Pop Culture
Habit
Custom
Isolated, small, homogeneous groups in rural areas. Lack of g…
Known hearth. Spreads through hierarchical diffusion. Globali…
Repetitive act such as wearing jeans.
Repetitive acts done by a group such as the idea that jeans a…
Folk Culture
Isolated, small, homogeneous groups in rural areas. Lack of g…
Pop Culture
Known hearth. Spreads through hierarchical diffusion. Globali…
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Cultural Geography Chapter 4 The Human World
birthrate
death rate
natural rate of increase
migration
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
the growth rate of a population; the difference between birth…
the movement of people from place to place
birthrate
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
death rate
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
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Chapter 4 Human Geography
acid rain
anthropocene
biomass
biopiracy
wet deposition of acids on earth
modern geological era during which humans have dramatically a…
fuels made from biological material from organisms
commerical exploitation of biological materials without compe…
acid rain
wet deposition of acids on earth
anthropocene
modern geological era during which humans have dramatically a…
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Human Geography AP Chapter 4
Acculturation
Artifact
Assimilation
Built Environment
acquiring the capability to function within the dominant cult…
material objects we use to accomplish things (technological)
allowing one's original culture to be overridden by the domin…
part of the physical landscape that represents material cultu…
Acculturation
acquiring the capability to function within the dominant cult…
Artifact
material objects we use to accomplish things (technological)
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Chapter 4 AP Human Geography
Folk culture
Popular culture
Habit
Custom
traits traditionally practiced or pertaining to small, homoge…
found in large, heterogeneous societies that share certain ha…
a repetitive act that a particular individual performs, such…
a repetitive act of a group, performed to the point that it b…
Folk culture
traits traditionally practiced or pertaining to small, homoge…
Popular culture
found in large, heterogeneous societies that share certain ha…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Custom and Relation to Culture
Hearth
Definition: traditionally practiced by small, homogeneous gro…
Definition: found in large, heterogeneous societies that shar…
Definition: repetitive act of a group, performed to the exten…
Definition: center of an innovation (Pop more extensive than…
Folk Culture
Definition: traditionally practiced by small, homogeneous gro…
Popular Culture
Definition: found in large, heterogeneous societies that shar…
Human Geography Chapter 4 Vocab
habit
custom
folk culture
popular culture
repetitive act that an individual performs
repetitive act of a group until it is a characteristic
practiced by a small, homogenous group living in isolated rur…
found in large, heterogeneous societies despite the individua…
habit
repetitive act that an individual performs
custom
repetitive act of a group until it is a characteristic
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Human Geography Chapter 4
been adopted by most of the society's…
habit that a group of people has widel…
it threatens the survival of unique fo…
the process of origin and pattern of d…
Unlike customs, a habit does not imply that the act has
A custom is a
As popular culture is becoming more dominant,
The two basic factors that help explain the spatial differenc…
been adopted by most of the society's…
Unlike customs, a habit does not imply that the act has
habit that a group of people has widel…
A custom is a
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Human Geography Chapter 4
Nature
Nature as a Concept
Environmental Philosophies
Preservation
Social creation as well as the physical universe that include…
-Alternative solutions to environmental problems... --beyond tec…
1. Preservation... 2. Conservation... 3. Wildlife Management... 4. Ref…
Approach to nature advocating that certain habitats, species,…
Nature
Social creation as well as the physical universe that include…
Nature as a Concept
-Alternative solutions to environmental problems... --beyond tec…
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AP Human Geography: Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Custom
Folk culture
Habit
Popular culture
The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it beco…
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
A repetitive act performed by a particular individual
Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares c…
Custom
The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it beco…
Folk culture
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
Human Geography: Chapter 4
Population Growth
Regional Distribution
Population density
Carrying capacity
Natural growth (births to deaths), net migration (immigration…
the share of population in developed countries (DCs) will con…
# of people per unit of land is a measurement of population p…
# of people on each unit of land based on its resources and t…
Population Growth
Natural growth (births to deaths), net migration (immigration…
Regional Distribution
the share of population in developed countries (DCs) will con…
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AP Human Geography: Chapter 4 Culture De Blij
Culture
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Local Culture
• group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by peo…
Cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, traditions, a…
• an all encompassing, ever-changing practices by a heterogen…
• a group of people in a particular place who see themselves…
Culture
• group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by peo…
Folk Culture
Cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, traditions, a…
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chapter 4 human geography
custom
habit
folk culture
popular culture
is a repetitive act of a groul performed to the extent that i…
is a repetitive act that a particular individual performs suc…
culture traditionally practiced by a small homogenous rural g…
culture found in a large heterogeneous society that shares ce…
custom
is a repetitive act of a groul performed to the extent that i…
habit
is a repetitive act that a particular individual performs suc…
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Human Geography Chapter 4
System
ecology
Ecosystem
energy
A set of interrelated components or objects linked together t…
the study of relationships between organisms and their enviro…
An ecological system comprises a set of interacting and inter…
the capacity of a physical system for doing work
System
A set of interrelated components or objects linked together t…
ecology
the study of relationships between organisms and their enviro…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4
Acculturation
Assimilation
Artifact
built environment
Central Modification of an individual,group,or people adaptin…
When people lose originally differentiating traits when they…
An object made by a human being. Typically an item of cultura…
The man made surroundings that provide the setting for human…
Acculturation
Central Modification of an individual,group,or people adaptin…
Assimilation
When people lose originally differentiating traits when they…
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Human Geography: Chapter 4
Culture
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Habit
the body of material traits, customary beliefs, and social fo…
traditionally practiced by small homogeneous groups living in…
found in large, heterogeneous societies that share certain cu…
a repetitive act that a particular individual performs ... - suc…
Culture
the body of material traits, customary beliefs, and social fo…
Folk Culture
traditionally practiced by small homogeneous groups living in…
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Human Geography Chapter 4
Ethnocentrism
Culture
Ethnic Region
Ethnic population
judging another's culture by the standards of one's own culture
beliefs and actions that define a people's way of life
A formal region of a certain ethnicity
a population that shares a common ethnic background
Ethnocentrism
judging another's culture by the standards of one's own culture
Culture
beliefs and actions that define a people's way of life
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Human Geography Chapter 4
language
dialect
pidgin
creole
A mutually agreed-on system of symbolic communication that ha…
a distinctive local or regional variant of a language that re…
a composite language consisting of a small vocabulary borrowe…
a language derived from a pidgin language that has acquired a…
language
A mutually agreed-on system of symbolic communication that ha…
dialect
a distinctive local or regional variant of a language that re…
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AP Human Geography chapter 4
culture
folk culture
popular culture
local culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and…
cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify a…
a group of people in a particular place who see themselves as…
culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
folk culture
cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and…
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Human Geography Chapter 4
Culture
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Local Culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and…
Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify a…
a group of people in a particular place who see themselves as…
Culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
Folk Culture
cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and…
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Chapter 4- Human Geography
mentifact
antebellum
custom
Material culture
Central and enduring element of a culture that expressed its…
Before the war
The regular act of a certain people... EX: Yearbook signings, th…
A tangible/physical idem produced and used by people in a cer…
mentifact
Central and enduring element of a culture that expressed its…
antebellum
Before the war
Human Geography Chapter 4
what happens with the diffusion of golf?
Why do people say we're using grains p…
Most important house type since 1960?
What does clothing show?
modifying nature for culture
22 lbs grain for 2 lbs beef
neo eclectic
income, occupation, communication diffuses it rapidly.
what happens with the diffusion of golf?
modifying nature for culture
Why do people say we're using grains p…
22 lbs grain for 2 lbs beef
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Human geography chapter 4
Culture is a combination of three things
Basic categories of culture are
Traditionally practiced by small isola…
Characterized by large heterogeneous g…
Value, material artifact, and political institution
Folk and popular
Folk culture
Popular culture
Culture is a combination of three things
Value, material artifact, and political institution
Basic categories of culture are
Folk and popular
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Habit
Custom
Traditionally practiced primarily by small, homogeneous group…
Found in large, heterogeneous socities that share certain hab…
A repetitive act that a particular individual performs, such…
A repetitive act of a group, performed to the extent that it…
Folk Culture
Traditionally practiced primarily by small, homogeneous group…
Popular Culture
Found in large, heterogeneous socities that share certain hab…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4
Cultural geography
material component
non-material component
cultural landscape
the study of people's lifestyles, creations and relationships…
the physical objects people make... -ex: artifacts- clothing, to…
something not man-made... -ex: mentifacts- ideas, beliefs, misbe…
the physical impact a culture makes on the environment, where…
Cultural geography
the study of people's lifestyles, creations and relationships…
material component
the physical objects people make... -ex: artifacts- clothing, to…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 4
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
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