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AP Human Geography Chapter 7&8 Vocabulary
Apartheid
Balkanization
Balkanized
Blockbusting
Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically se…
Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among…
A small geographic area that could not successfully be organi…
A process by which real estate agents convince white property…
Apartheid
Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically se…
Balkanization
Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among…
642 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Built Landscape
Sequent Occupance
Cultural Landscape
Density
land embodied by its features, use of natural resources, and…
idea that continuous societies leave traces of their culture…
area with cultural, economical, and physical features related…
frequency with which something occurs in space
Built Landscape
land embodied by its features, use of natural resources, and…
Sequent Occupance
idea that continuous societies leave traces of their culture…
AP Human Geography Chapter 9 - Urban Geography
Urban Morphology
City
Urban
Agricultural Village
study of the physical form and structure of urban places
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including…
a relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the po…
Urban Morphology
study of the physical form and structure of urban places
City
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
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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 Vocabulary
Human Geography
Site
Situation
Location
One of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
The internal physical attributes of a place; physical setting
The external locational attributes of a place
first theme of geography; the geographical situation of peopl…
Human Geography
One of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
Site
The internal physical attributes of a place; physical setting
Human Geography Vocabulary 8
Urbanization
Central Place
Food desert
Central Business District
process that concentrate people in urban places AND contribut…
a settlement that provides goods and services for its residen…
and area characterized by the lack of affordable, fresh, and…
the part of downtown where major offices and retail business…
Urbanization
process that concentrate people in urban places AND contribut…
Central Place
a settlement that provides goods and services for its residen…
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AP Human Geography: Migration Vocabulary
Activity Space
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
Circulation
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
The migration of people to a certain location because family…
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a…
Activity Space
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
Brain Drain
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
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AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Basic Industries
Business services
Central Place
Central Place theory
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
A market center for the exchange of services by people attrac…
A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on…
Basic Industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Business services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
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Human Geography Religion Vocabulary
Animism
Atheism
Diaspora
Evangelical
The belief that inanimate objects, such as hills, trees, rock…
not believing in religion
term describing forceful or voluntary dispersal of a people f…
of or according to the teaching of the gospel or the Christia…
Animism
The belief that inanimate objects, such as hills, trees, rock…
Atheism
not believing in religion
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AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Agnosticism
Animism
Atheism
Branch
Belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists.
Belief that objects or natural events have a conscious spirit.
Belief that God does not exist.
A large and fundamental division within a religion.
Agnosticism
Belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists.
Animism
Belief that objects or natural events have a conscious spirit.
AP Human Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary: Population
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 data source used…
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…
Arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
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Human Geography Vocabulary 1
Location
Absolute Location
Hemisphere
Grid System
A specific place on earth
The exact position of a place on earth's surface, using latit…
Half of a sphere or globe, as in earth's northern and souther…
Pattern formed as the liens of latitude and longitude cross o…
Location
A specific place on earth
Absolute Location
The exact position of a place on earth's surface, using latit…
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Human and Cultural Geography Vocabulary
urbanization
refugee
dialect
ethnic group
Growth of cities
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
urbanization
Growth of cities
refugee
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
Human Geography Vocabulary
culture
society
dialect
religion
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
A community of people who share a common culture
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
A type of social institution. A system of beliefs that affect…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
society
A community of people who share a common culture
ap human geography vocabulary
Abiotic
Acculturation
Assimilation
Atmosphere
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter.
The process of changes in culture that result from the meetin…
The process by which a group's cultural features are altered…
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth.
Abiotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter.
Acculturation
The process of changes in culture that result from the meetin…
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Human Geography Vocabulary migration
brain drain
chain migration
circulation
counterurbanization
large scale emigration by talented people
migration of people to a specific location because relatives…
short term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a…
net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed cou…
brain drain
large scale emigration by talented people
chain migration
migration of people to a specific location because relatives…
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AP Human Geography (Barrons): Political Geography Vocabulary
Antecedent Boundary
Balkanization
Centrifugal forces
Centripetal
A boundary that was drawn across an area prior to the area be…
The contentious Political process by which a state may break…
divide a country
unite or bind a country
Antecedent Boundary
A boundary that was drawn across an area prior to the area be…
Balkanization
The contentious Political process by which a state may break…
385 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary (All)
Acid deposition
Acid precipitation
Active solar energy systems
Air pollution
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
Solar energy systems that collect energy through the use of p…
Concentration of trace substances, such as carbon monoxide, s…
Acid deposition
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Acid precipitation
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
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Human Geography Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic Group
Innovation
The total knowledge, attitudes and behaviors shared by and pa…
A group that shares a geographical region, a common language…
A group that shares a language, customs and a common heritage
Taking existing technology and resources and creating somethi…
Culture
The total knowledge, attitudes and behaviors shared by and pa…
Society
A group that shares a geographical region, a common language…
428 terms
Ap Human Geography Vocabulary
Fieldwork
Human Geography
Globalization
Physical Geography
The study of geographic phenomena by visiting places and obse…
One of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
Expansion of economic, political, and global processes to the…
One of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the s…
Fieldwork
The study of geographic phenomena by visiting places and obse…
Human Geography
One of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Cartography
Cartogram
Choropleth Map
Contagious Diffusion
the science or practice of drawing maps
a map where some thematic variable is substituted for land ar…
A thematic map that uses shading in certain areas to show the…
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughou…
Cartography
the science or practice of drawing maps
Cartogram
a map where some thematic variable is substituted for land ar…
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AP human geography vocabulary
Geography
Human geography
Globalization
Physical geography
The physical and human charastics og earths surface
How human activities affect the earths surface
To be world wide
Dealing with natural features and processes
Geography
The physical and human charastics og earths surface
Human geography
How human activities affect the earths surface
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
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Place
Region
Location
Toponym
A place is a point on a map.
A region is an area on a map.
A location is the position of anything on Earth's surface
A toponym is the name given to a portion of Earth's surface.
Place
A place is a point on a map.
Region
A region is an area on a map.
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: Political Geography Vocabulary
Balance of Power
Berlin Conference
Boundary
Buffer State
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
1884-1885, Western powers met to divide Africa into 50 geomet…
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
A neutral state between two warring states (e.g. Mongolia, be…
Balance of Power
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
Berlin Conference
1884-1885, Western powers met to divide Africa into 50 geomet…
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Human geography-migration vocabulary
activity space
chain migration
cyclic movement
distance decay
...
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...
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activity space
...
chain migration
...
AP Human Geography Vocabulary (Religion)
Animism
Autonomous Religion
Zionism
Universalizing Religion
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
A political movement for the establishment and support of a n…
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Autonomous Religion
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
427 terms
AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY Vocabulary
accessibility
physical geography
connectivity
sequent occupance
the degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
one of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the s…
the degree of direct linage between one particular location a…
the notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
accessibility
the degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
physical geography
one of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the s…
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Human Geography - Language Vocabulary
British Received Pronunciation
Creole or Creolized Language
Denglish
Dialect
Definition: The dialect of English associated With upper-clas…
Definition: A language that results from the mixing of a colo…
Definition: combination of German and English.... Example: Telep…
Definition: A regional variety of a language distinguished by…
British Received Pronunciation
Definition: The dialect of English associated With upper-clas…
Creole or Creolized Language
Definition: A language that results from the mixing of a colo…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
acropolis
agglomeration
agora
annexation
Literally "high point of the city".The upper fortified part o…
The clustering of productive activities and people for mutual…
In ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lect…
Legally adding land area to a city in the united states
acropolis
Literally "high point of the city".The upper fortified part o…
agglomeration
The clustering of productive activities and people for mutual…
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AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Peters Projection
Fuller Projection
Mercator Projection
MTM visual
Maintains area, but distorts shape
Maintains shape and area but loses direction
Direction is accurate, but area is distorted on rectangular g…
Peters Projection
Maintains area, but distorts shape
Fuller Projection
Maintains shape and area but loses direction
AP Human Geography Chapter 8: Political Geography
Balkanization
Apartheid
World Bank
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
the process of fragmentation or division of a region or state…
Definition: Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that p…
an international financial institution that provides loans to…
The lending of massive amounts of money to peripheral and sem…
Balkanization
the process of fragmentation or division of a region or state…
Apartheid
Definition: Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that p…
Human Geography Agriculture Vocabulary
Agriculture
Primary Economic Activity
Secondary Economic Activity
Tertiary Economic Activity
The purposeful tending of crops and livestock in order to pro…
Concerned with the direct extraction of natural resources fro…
Involving the the processing of raw materials and their trans…
Associated with the provision of services
Agriculture
The purposeful tending of crops and livestock in order to pro…
Primary Economic Activity
Concerned with the direct extraction of natural resources fro…
Human Geography Vocabulary
slavery
irrigation
adapting to the natural environment
public issue
a system that forced people to work and treated enslaved peop…
supplying dry land with water by using things like ditches an…
when people make changes in order to fit their environment
an issue that affects many, many people
slavery
a system that forced people to work and treated enslaved peop…
irrigation
supplying dry land with water by using things like ditches an…
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Human Geography Models & Theories
Concentric Zone Model
Gravity Model
Vance, Hartshorn, & Muller
Latin American City Model
Burgess' concentric zone model is a description of the proces…
A fraction that predicts the interaction between places on th…
developed the Urban Realms Model, which is a spatial generali…
Griffin-Ford model. Developed by Ernst Griffin and Larry Ford…
Concentric Zone Model
Burgess' concentric zone model is a description of the proces…
Gravity Model
A fraction that predicts the interaction between places on th…
39 terms
Ap human geography vocabulary
Distribution
Cultural Landscape
Diffusion
Relocation Diffusion
Arrangement of features in space; three main properties: dens…
A combination of cultural features such as language and relig…
process by which a characteristic spreads across space from o…
The spread of an idea through physical movement of people fro…
Distribution
Arrangement of features in space; three main properties: dens…
Cultural Landscape
A combination of cultural features such as language and relig…
69 terms
Vocabulary AP Human Geography
ethnicity
territoriality
ethnic
ethnic enclave
an ethnic group; a social group that shares a common and dist…
territorial quality, condition, or status; attachment to or p…
pertaining to or characteristic of a people, especially a gro…
a small geographical region in which a large number if immigr…
ethnicity
an ethnic group; a social group that shares a common and dist…
territoriality
territorial quality, condition, or status; attachment to or p…
23 terms
Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary Test
cartography
diffusion
Distance-Decay
equator
The science of making maps.
The spread of a feature or trend from one place to another ov…
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a…
cartography
The science of making maps.
diffusion
The spread of a feature or trend from one place to another ov…
98 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 8: Political Geography
Balkanization
Apartheid
World Bank
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
the process of fragmentation or division of a region or state…
Definition: Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that p…
an international financial institution that provides loans to…
The lending of massive amounts of money to peripheral and sem…
Balkanization
the process of fragmentation or division of a region or state…
Apartheid
Definition: Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that p…
Human geography migration vocabulary
Push factor
Pull factor
Voluntary
Forced
Negative conditions and perceptions that induces people to le…
Positive conditions and perceptions that effectively attract…
Permanent movement undertaken by choice
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors
Push factor
Negative conditions and perceptions that induces people to le…
Pull factor
Positive conditions and perceptions that effectively attract…
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AP Human Geography: Agriculture Vocabulary
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Animal Domestication
Cereal Grain
A term referring to every business involved in commercial far…
The raising of animals or the growing of crops on tended land…
The process of taming an animal species to be accustomed to h…
A grass with starchy grains, which are used in many different…
Agribusiness
A term referring to every business involved in commercial far…
Agriculture
The raising of animals or the growing of crops on tended land…
27 terms
AP Human Geography 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, homogenous, rural…
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, homogenous, rural…
33 terms
AP Human Geography: Migration Vocabulary
Activity Space
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
Circulation
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
The migration of people to a certain location because family…
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a…
Activity Space
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
Brain Drain
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
237 terms
AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY- vocabulary
Absolute location
acculturation
Agglomeration effect
agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on the Earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economics) for an individual co…
Commercial agricultural in which large corporations own and o…
Absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on the Earth's surface
acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
49 terms
Ap Human Geography Vocabulary
Basic Industries
Business Services
Central Place
Central Place Theory
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
A market center for the change of services by people attracte…
A theory that explains the distribution of services based on…
Basic Industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Business Services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
33 terms
AP Human Geography Religion Vocabulary
Religion
Monotheistic religion
Polytheistic religions
Animistic religions
System of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life i…
Belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
Belief system in which multiple deities are revered as creato…
Belief that inanimate objects, such as hills, trees, rocks, r…
Religion
System of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life i…
Monotheistic religion
Belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
38 terms
Development Vocabulary AP Human Geography
Agglomeration economies
Asian Tigers
Basic Industries
Non-Basic Industries
Economy in which things are put together to benefit all busin…
collective name for South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore…
Industries that sell their product or services primarly to co…
Industries that sell their products primarly to consumers in…
Agglomeration economies
Economy in which things are put together to benefit all busin…
Asian Tigers
collective name for South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore…
29 terms
AP Human Geography Rubinstein Vocabulary Chapter 9
Core-Periphery Model
Dependency Theory
Developed Country
Developing Country
A model that describes how economic, political, and/or cultur…
A structuralist model that offers a critique of the moderniza…
A country that has progressed adequately with regard to econo…
A country that is at a relatively early stage in the process…
Core-Periphery Model
A model that describes how economic, political, and/or cultur…
Dependency Theory
A structuralist model that offers a critique of the moderniza…
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AP Human Geography: Development Vocabulary
Human Development Index (HDI)
gross domestic product (GDP)
primary sector
secondary sector
created by the UN; recognizes that a country's level of devel…
the value of the total output of goods and services produced…
directly extract materials from Earth from agriculture, and s…
manufacturers that process, transform, and assemble raw mater…
Human Development Index (HDI)
created by the UN; recognizes that a country's level of devel…
gross domestic product (GDP)
the value of the total output of goods and services produced…
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