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Unit 3: Human Geography
geographic factors
geographic features
cultural diffusion
human environment interaction
the human and physical characteristics of a place
landforms and bodies of water
The spreading of ideas or products from one culture to another
refers to the ways people interact with their environment
geographic factors
the human and physical characteristics of a place
geographic features
landforms and bodies of water
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Chapter 6 vocabulary (Human Geography)
animism
autonomous religion
branch
caste
belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
a religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
a large and fundamental division within a religion.
the class or distinct hereditary order in which a Hindu is as…
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…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
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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…
18 terms
Human Geography Vocabulary
Culture
Scociety
Dialect
Religion
total of knowledge , attitudes and behaviors shared by and pa…
A group that shares a geographic region , a sense of identity…
reflects changes in speech patterns related to class , region…
involves belief in a supernatural power(s) or in an ultimate…
Culture
total of knowledge , attitudes and behaviors shared by and pa…
Scociety
A group that shares a geographic region , a sense of identity…
Human Geography vocabulary
Accessibility
Activity space
Connectivity
Culture
Easy to approach, reach, enter, speak with, or use. Simple to…
The space within which daily activity occurs
The ability to bring together or into contact so that a real…
A particular for or stage of civilization, as that of a certa…
Accessibility
Easy to approach, reach, enter, speak with, or use. Simple to…
Activity space
The space within which daily activity occurs
264 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Animism
Autonomous religion
Branch (of a religion)
Caste
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
A large and fundamental division within a religion.
The class of distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
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…
AP Human Geography: Migration Vocabulary
Activity Space
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
Periodic
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…
movement such as college or military service, that involves t…
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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Human Geography Religion Vocabulary
universalizing religion
ethnic religion
animism
athiesm
a religion that attempts to appeal to all people
A religion that appeals to a specific group of people at a sp…
The belief that objects have religious power
The belief that there is no God
universalizing religion
a religion that attempts to appeal to all people
ethnic religion
A religion that appeals to a specific group of people at a sp…
40 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
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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Human Geography Essential Vocabulary
Human Geography
Homogeneous
Heterogeneous
Demographics
The study of why people are the way they are where they are.…
Sameness of a group.
Differences within a group.
The characteristics of a population; age and gender are most…
Human Geography
The study of why people are the way they are where they are.…
Homogeneous
Sameness of a group.
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AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Projection
Scale
Place
Region
The system used to transfer locations from Earth's surface to…
Shows an area of land on a map:... +zooms in, more detail, less…
A specific point in Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
An area of Earth distinguished by a distinctive combination o…
Projection
The system used to transfer locations from Earth's surface to…
Scale
Shows an area of land on a map:... +zooms in, more detail, less…
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Human Geography Vocabulary
Agricultural revolution
Industrial revolution
Medical revolution
Zero population growth
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
Medical technology invented in Europe and North America that…
A decline of the total fertility rate to the point where the…
Agricultural revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
Industrial revolution
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
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Human Geography - Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Brain drain
Chain migration
Circulation
Counter-urbanization
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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Human Geography Chapter 5 Vocabulary
gender
identity
identifying against
race
a culture's assumptions about the differences between men and…
how we make sense of ourselves
we define the "other" first and then we define ourselves as "…
a constructed identity
gender
a culture's assumptions about the differences between men and…
identity
how we make sense of ourselves
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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
Birth Rate
Death Rate
Natural Increase
Migration
number of births per year for every 1,000 people
number of deaths per year for ever 1,000 people
the growth rate of a population; the difference between birth…
the movement of people from place to place
Birth Rate
number of births per year for every 1,000 people
Death Rate
number of deaths per year for ever 1,000 people
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AP Human Geography Vocabulary 2
Demand
Developed Country
Developing Country
Development
An insistent and peremptory request, made as if by right.... My…
Developed countries have post-industrial economies, meaning t…
A poor agricultural country that is seeking to become more ad…
The process of developing or being developed.... Example: A bab…
Demand
An insistent and peremptory request, made as if by right.... My…
Developed Country
Developed countries have post-industrial economies, meaning t…
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AP Human Geography | Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Population Density
Arithmetic Population Density
Physiologic Population Density
Population Distribution
A measurement of people per given unit of land.
The population of a country or region expressed as an average…
The number of people per unit area of arable land.
Description of locations on the Earth's surface where populat…
Population Density
A measurement of people per given unit of land.
Arithmetic Population Density
The population of a country or region expressed as an average…
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…
379 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
political geography
state
territory
territoriality
a subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
a politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
(a system of political units that came into being with fixed,…
a country's or more local community's sense of property and a…
political geography
a subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
state
a politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
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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: 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…
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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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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Physical and Human Geography Vocabulary #1
geography
longitude
formal region
physical
Study of the earth... ----------------------------------... estudio…
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
An area within which everyone shares in common one or more di…
físico
geography
Study of the earth... ----------------------------------... estudio…
longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
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Human geography-migration vocabulary
activity space
chain migration
cyclic movement
distance decay
...
...
...
...
activity space
...
chain migration
...
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Human Geography Unit 2 Vocabulary
Overpopulation
Natural Increase Rate
physiological density
arithmetic density
The number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the e…
The percentage growth of a population in a year, computed as…
The number of people per unit of area of arable land
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Overpopulation
The number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the e…
Natural Increase Rate
The percentage growth of a population in a year, computed as…
12 terms
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.
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AP Human Geography: Ethnicity Vocabulary
Apartheid
Balkanization
Balkanized
Blockbusting
The laws that previously existed in South Africa that physica…
The process by which a state breaks down through ethnic confl…
The term that applies to a small geographic area that could n…
A process in which real estate agents convince white property…
Apartheid
The laws that previously existed in South Africa that physica…
Balkanization
The process by which a state breaks down through ethnic confl…
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AP Human Geography: Political Geography Vocabulary
Antecedent Boundary
Balance of Power
Boundary
Buffer State
A boundary that was drawn across an area prior to the area be…
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
A neutral state between two warring states (e.g. Mongolia, be…
Antecedent Boundary
A boundary that was drawn across an area prior to the area be…
Balance of Power
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
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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
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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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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…
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AP Human Geography Language Vocabulary
Acculturation
Lingua Franco
British Received Language
Creole/Creolized Language
elements of one culture blending with another
language of international communication ex: English
the dialect associated with upper-class Britons
where the linguistic traditions of indigenous people and colo…
Acculturation
elements of one culture blending with another
Lingua Franco
language of international communication ex: English
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AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Map
Place
Region
Scale
a two-dimensional, or flat , representation of Earth's surfac…
a specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
an area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
Generally, the relationship between the portion of Earth bein…
Map
a two-dimensional, or flat , representation of Earth's surfac…
Place
a specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
34 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Cognitive images (mental maps)
Chloropleth maps
Isopleth maps
Stimulus diffusion
A map made in an individuals mind
A thematic map in which areas ade colored or shaded in propor…
Shows the occurance or frequency of a phenomenon as a functio…
The spread of an underlying principle, even though a specific…
Cognitive images (mental maps)
A map made in an individuals mind
Chloropleth maps
A thematic map in which areas ade colored or shaded in propor…
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.
10 terms
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
176 terms
AP human geography extra vocabulary
administration phase of boundary creat…
allocational boundary dispute
antecedent boundary
balkanization
phase in which a government enforces the boundary it has crea…
conflict over resources that may not be divided by the border…
boundary that existed before the human cultures grew into cur…
division of a region or state into smaller units, usually alo…
administration phase of boundary creat…
phase in which a government enforces the boundary it has crea…
allocational boundary dispute
conflict over resources that may not be divided by the border…
104 terms
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…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Base Line
Cartography
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total # of people divided by the total land area
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
The Science of Mapmaking
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmetic Density
The total # of people divided by the total land area
42 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 8: Political Geography
Political Geography
State
Territory
Territoriality
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
Area of land controlled by a nation.
In political geography, a country's or more local community's…
Political Geography
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
State
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
24 terms
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…
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…
63 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
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; there have been several throughou…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
34 terms
human geography- population vocabulary
age distribution
carrying capacity
cohort
demographic equation
the distribution of age in an area
largest number of people that the environment of a particular…
a population group that is distinguished by a certain charact…
equation that summarizes the amount of growth or decline in a…
age distribution
the distribution of age in an area
carrying capacity
largest number of people that the environment of a particular…
28 terms
Human Geography Chapter 6 (Religion) Vocabulary
Animism
Caste
Cosmogony
Denomination
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
The class of distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
A set of religious beliefs concerning the origin of the unive…
A division of a branch that unites a number of local congrega…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Caste
The class of distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
Chp 4 vocabulary (Human Geography)
custom
folk culture
habit
popular culture
the frequent repition of an act, to the extent that it become…
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
a reporting act performed by a particular individual
culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shared c…
custom
the frequent repition of an act, to the extent that it become…
folk culture
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
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