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Human Geography
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…
49 terms
Human Geography
Absolute location
Cartography
Connections
Contagious Diffusion
the exact location of a point on Earth found using the latitu…
the science of making maps
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
the rapid and widespread diffusion of a feature or trend thro…
Absolute location
the exact location of a point on Earth found using the latitu…
Cartography
the science of making maps
24 terms
Human Geography
population
birth rate
death rate
population density
the number of people who live in a specified area
the number of births per 1/000 people per year
the number of deaths per 1/000 people per year
the average number of people who live in a certain area
population
the number of people who live in a specified area
birth rate
the number of births per 1/000 people per year
29 terms
Human Geography
Monarchy
Theocracy
Democracy
Dictatorship
A government ruled by a king or queen
A government controlled by religious leaders
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Theocracy
A government controlled by religious leaders
286 terms
Human Geography
Arabian Sea
Bering Sea
Caribbean Sea
Black Sea
Arabian Sea
Bering Sea
35 terms
Human Geography
Monarchy
Theocracy
Democracy
Dictatorship
A government ruled by a king or queen
A government controlled by religious leaders
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Theocracy
A government controlled by religious leaders
Geography Human
Immigrate
Emmigrate
Demography
Birth Rate
to move permanently to a country other than one's native coun…
to leave your country of origin to live permanently in anothe…
study of population numbers,distribution, trends, and issues
number of births per 1000 people
Immigrate
to move permanently to a country other than one's native coun…
Emmigrate
to leave your country of origin to live permanently in anothe…
34 terms
Human Geography
Region (types)
Syncretism (definition)
Region (definition)
Core (definition)
Formal, Perceptual, (scale: local-national-international) Ver…
"The fusion of 2 distinct cultural traits into a unique new h…
"An area characterized by similarity or by cohesiveness that…
"The zone of greatest concentration or homogeneity of the cul…
Region (types)
Formal, Perceptual, (scale: local-national-international) Ver…
Syncretism (definition)
"The fusion of 2 distinct cultural traits into a unique new h…
74 terms
AP Human Geography: Geography
space
place
region
toponym
geometric surface of the Earth
an area of bounded space of some human importance
a type of place
a place name
space
geometric surface of the Earth
place
an area of bounded space of some human importance
12 terms
Human Geography
Demography
Culture
Population Density
Birthrate
The study of population
The beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
The average number of people in a square mile.
The number of live births each year per 1,000 people.
Demography
The study of population
Culture
The beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
AP Human Geography: Geography
space
place
region
toponym
geometric surface of the Earth
an area of bounded space of some human importance
a type of place
a place name
space
geometric surface of the Earth
place
an area of bounded space of some human importance
37 terms
Chapter 1 Human Geography
cartography
contagious diffusion
cultural ecology
density
the science of making maps
rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout…
geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment interac…
frequency with which something exists within a given unit of…
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout…
32 terms
Chapter 2 Human Geography
age distribution
agricultural density
arithmetic density
carrying capacity
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
total number of people divided by the total land area
the ability of the land to sustain a certain number of people
age distribution
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
agricultural density
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
43 terms
Human Geography Chapter 1
concentration
connection
contagious diffusion
density
The spread of something over a given area. This map shows the…
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
a type of expansion diffusion; the rapid widespread diffusion…
The frequency with which something exists within a given unit…
concentration
The spread of something over a given area. This map shows the…
connection
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
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Chapter 3 Human Geography
brain drain
brain gain
chain migration
circulation
large-scale emigration (leaving) by talented people
large-scale immigration (entering) by talented people
migration of people because relatives or members of same ethn…
short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements on a regular ba…
brain drain
large-scale emigration (leaving) by talented people
brain gain
large-scale immigration (entering) by talented people
AP Human Geography Population
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
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…
The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people alive in a so…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Census
A complete enumeration of a population
AP Human Geography: Culture
culture
habit
custom
________ refers to the totality of cus…
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
a repetitive action of an individual
a repetitive action of a group
Culture
culture
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
habit
a repetitive action of an individual
43 terms
Human Geography Chapter 1
concentration
connection
contagious diffusion
density
The spread of something over a given area. This map shows the…
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
a type of expansion diffusion; the rapid widespread diffiusio…
The frequency with which something exists within a given unit…
concentration
The spread of something over a given area. This map shows the…
connection
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
Physical Geography & Human Geography
Geography
Revolution
Rotation
Axis
The study of the Earth and the people who inhabit it.
One complete orbit of the Earth around the sun which takes 36…
The spinning motion of the Earth on its axis which takes 24 h…
The imaginary line on which a planet turns.
Geography
The study of the Earth and the people who inhabit it.
Revolution
One complete orbit of the Earth around the sun which takes 36…
30 terms
AP Human Geography: Language
Accent
Dialect
Esperanto
Extinct Language
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
An artificial language devised in 1887 as an international me…
An extinct language is a language that no longer has any spea…
Accent
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
Dialect
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
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
32 terms
Human Geography: World Regions
Central America
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
Canada and the United States
Islands near North America
Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries of the Americas
Central America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
North America
Canada and the United States
65 terms
AP Human Geography: Culture
culture
habit
custom
________ refers to the totality of cus…
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
a repetitive action of an individual
a repetitive action of a group
Culture
culture
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
habit
a repetitive action of an individual
24 terms
AP Human Geography Models
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
Epidemiological Transition Model
Malthus' Theory
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
27 terms
AP Human Geography: Population
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
carrying capacity
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
The number of people that a region can support
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
66 terms
AP Human Geography: Language
Accent
Dialect
Extinct Language
Ideogram
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
A regional variation of a language distinguished by vocabular…
A language that no longer has any speakers, or that is no lon…
A written character symbolizing the idea of a thing without i…
Accent
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
Dialect
A regional variation of a language distinguished by vocabular…
40 terms
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
36 terms
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…
belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
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…
Ap Human Geography: Migration
Relocation Diffusion
Migration
Mobility
Circulation
The spread of characteristics from one place to another
Permanent movement to a new location
General term for all types of movement from one place to anot…
Repetitive movement that occurs on a regular basis
Relocation Diffusion
The spread of characteristics from one place to another
Migration
Permanent movement to a new location
34 terms
Introduction to Human Geography
geography
equator
globe
topography
The study of the earth and the physical and human features.
The imaginary line of latitude that encircles the middle of e…
A three-dimensional representation of earth.
A description of surface features of land. Refers to the shap…
geography
The study of the earth and the physical and human features.
equator
The imaginary line of latitude that encircles the middle of e…
26 terms
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.
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
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
120 terms
Human Geography
latitude was not carefully measured an…
Cook
Was the first to use lines of latitude…
Royal Geographical Society
Guide to Geography, the first world gazetteer, included numer…
Which of the following explorers corrected the idea, initiate…
Mercator was an influential mapmaker because he
In 1887 geography lectureships were established at Oxford and…
latitude was not carefully measured an…
Guide to Geography, the first world gazetteer, included numer…
Cook
Which of the following explorers corrected the idea, initiate…
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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 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 Population
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
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…
The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people alive in a so…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Census
A complete enumeration of a population
Human Geography
population
population distribution
demography
population density
total number of people in an area
the way the population is spread out over an area
the science that studies population distribution and change
the average number of people per square mile or square kilome…
population
total number of people in an area
population distribution
the way the population is spread out over an area
219 terms
Human Geography
Geography
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Eratosthenes
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
the branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
the branch of geography dealing with natural features and pro…
He was the first person to use the word Geography
Geography
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
Human Geography
the branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
40 terms
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
55 terms
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
Human Geography
Gini Coefficient
MDC
LDC
GDP
Measures how equally income is distributed... -Close to 1=unequa…
More Developed Country - "first-world," global "north"
Les Developed Country - "third-world," global "south"
Gross Domestic Product ... -Total Value of output of goods / pop…
Gini Coefficient
Measures how equally income is distributed... -Close to 1=unequa…
MDC
More Developed Country - "first-world," global "north"
26 terms
Human Geography Chapter 15
primary sector
primitive agriculture
private sector
profit
activities involving the extraction of raw materials, the gat…
gradual transition to agriculture, occurring in different par…
all the factories, firms, and offices responsible for produci…
positive difference between how much revenue is made by selli…
primary sector
activities involving the extraction of raw materials, the gat…
primitive agriculture
gradual transition to agriculture, occurring in different par…
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…
68 terms
Human Geography
Geographer Derwent Whittlesey divided…
Geographer Derwent Whittlesey divided…
Pigs were domesticated in
Potatoes were domesticated in
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6; 5
Southwest Asia
the Americas.
Geographer Derwent Whittlesey divided…
11
Geographer Derwent Whittlesey divided…
6; 5
14 terms
Human Geography - Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
A hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
Central plateau of Spain
The uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
Fjord
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
Uplands
A hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
population density
climate
weather
population distribution
the number of people living in a square kilometre
the yearly change in the weather in a region
the change in the air from day to day
how people are spread across the country
population density
the number of people living in a square kilometre
climate
the yearly change in the weather in a region
Human Geography
Landscape... ...
Sequent Occupance
Cultural Landscape
Density
Built Landscape an area of land represented by its features a…
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
Cultural Landscape A combination of cultural features such as…
Density the frequency with which something occurs in space (c…
Landscape... ...
Built Landscape an area of land represented by its features a…
Sequent Occupance
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
20 terms
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
Human Geography
Agriculture
Neolithic Revolution
Primogeniture
Primary Economic Activity
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
A system of inheritance in which the eldest son in a family r…
Economic activity concerned with the direct extraction of nat…
Agriculture
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
Neolithic Revolution
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
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