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Geography Alive! Unit 2: The U.S. & Canada
The Canadian Flag
Urban: ... Canada is a very urban country…
St. Lawrence River:... Water flows out of…
Pacific Ocean
The Canadian Flag
Urban: ... Canada is a very urban country…
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Dual Credit U.S. History: Unit 14 Study Guide
Inner City
Franchise Business
Consumerism
Termination Policy
the older and more populated and (usually) poorer central sec…
an independently owned retail outlet of a larger company
a movement to educate buyers about the purchases they make an…
a government policy to bring Native Americans into mainstream…
Inner City
the older and more populated and (usually) poorer central sec…
Franchise Business
an independently owned retail outlet of a larger company
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Standard 8
Betty Friedan
Roe V. Wade
Reaganomics
Bush v Gore/ 2000 Presidential Election
wrote "The Feminine Mystique," about housewives that gave up…
(1973) legalized abortion on the basis of a woman's right to…
Reagan's theory that if you cut taxes, it will spur the growt…
George W. Bush and Al Gore ran for president. Bush won in a c…
Betty Friedan
wrote "The Feminine Mystique," about housewives that gave up…
Roe V. Wade
(1973) legalized abortion on the basis of a woman's right to…
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Ap human geography ch 2
Age distribution
Cairo conference
Carrying capacity
Child mortality rate
a model used in population geography that describes the ages…
a conference that took place in 1994 that talked about univer…
Largest number of individuals of a population that a environm…
Number of deaths per thousand children within the first five…
Age distribution
a model used in population geography that describes the ages…
Cairo conference
a conference that took place in 1994 that talked about univer…
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Growth of Industrial and Urban America
Disparity of Wealth
Ethnicity
Immigration
Industrialization
A great difference of valuable possesions or money
The fact or state belonging to a social group that has cultur…
The action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country
The process in which a country transforms from a primary agri…
Disparity of Wealth
A great difference of valuable possesions or money
Ethnicity
The fact or state belonging to a social group that has cultur…
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apush ch.29
Levittown
flight to suburbs
baby boom
affluence
utilized mass production techniques to build inexpensive home…
most significant social trend of postwar era; massive shift i…
booming birth rate post-WWII; idealized the family
replaced poverty and hunger of Great Depression; obsession wi…
Levittown
utilized mass production techniques to build inexpensive home…
flight to suburbs
most significant social trend of postwar era; massive shift i…
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AP human unit 2
demography
Ecumene
population agglomerations
doubling time
the study if statistics such as births, deaths, income, or di…
term used by geographers to mean inhabited land.... ex: the city…
an extended town or city area and any suburbs linked by the c…
the period of time required for a quantity to double in size…
demography
the study if statistics such as births, deaths, income, or di…
Ecumene
term used by geographers to mean inhabited land.... ex: the city…
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Immigration
Industrial Revolution
Assimilate
Emigrate
Immigrate
The era when America shifted from agriculture to industry
To absorb a small group of people into the culture of a large…
To leave ones homeland to live elsewhere... Exit
When you move into a new country... Into
Industrial Revolution
The era when America shifted from agriculture to industry
Assimilate
To absorb a small group of people into the culture of a large…
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Geography Canada and United states
What minerals are found in the rockies
Minerals found in Canada
America and Canada rich in what two th…
Americas population
Gold, silver, and copper
Iron, nickel, potash
Lumber and fish
318 million
What minerals are found in the rockies
Gold, silver, and copper
Minerals found in Canada
Iron, nickel, potash
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Standard 21 (Oct 15)
President Truman
Truman Doctrine
GI Bill
Baby Boom
Took over presidency after FDR died in office and helped end…
(HT) , 1947, President Truman's policy of providing economic…
law passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and p…
An increase in population by almost 30 million people. This s…
President Truman
Took over presidency after FDR died in office and helped end…
Truman Doctrine
(HT) , 1947, President Truman's policy of providing economic…
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World Geography Chapter 6 Study Guide
Goods shipped and sold in another coun…
Factors that have contributed to the s…
Major U.S. trading partners
An economic activity that provides a s…
exports
(1) Available natural resources (2) Skilled labor force (3) S…
Canada and Mexico
Service Industry
Goods shipped and sold in another coun…
exports
Factors that have contributed to the s…
(1) Available natural resources (2) Skilled labor force (3) S…
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APHG UNIT 6 VOCAB
Urban area
City
Urbanization
Urban morphology
A dense core of census tracts, densely settled suburbs and lo…
An urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
An increase in the percentage of the number of people living…
The study of the physical form and structure of urban places
Urban area
A dense core of census tracts, densely settled suburbs and lo…
City
An urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
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Ch. 14 Postwar America
G.I. Bill
Taft-Hartley Act
Appalachia
Chuck Berry
Servicemen's Readjustment Act- boosted the economy by providi…
In 1947 a new and more conservative Congress set out to curb…
mountainous region of the U.S. that stretches from Georgia to…
African American musician who recorded hit rock n' roll songs…
G.I. Bill
Servicemen's Readjustment Act- boosted the economy by providi…
Taft-Hartley Act
In 1947 a new and more conservative Congress set out to curb…
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AP Unit:6
Urbanization
Urban Morphology
Urban Hearth Area
Urban Hierarchy
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people liv…
The physical layout of a city; its physical form and structure
An area, like Mesopotamia or the Nile River Valley where larg…
A ranking of settlements (hamlet, village, town, city, metrop…
Urbanization
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people liv…
Urban Morphology
The physical layout of a city; its physical form and structure
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Unit 6: Economics, Development, Industry
Urbanization
Urban Morphology
Urban Hearth Area
Urban Hierarchy
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people liv…
The physical layout of a city; its physical form and structure
An area, like Mesopotamia or the Nile River Valley where larg…
A ranking of settlements (hamlet, village, town, city, metrop…
Urbanization
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people liv…
Urban Morphology
The physical layout of a city; its physical form and structure
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U.S. Geography Exam Two
Next to Caucasian individuals, what is…
Does the color line still exist in Ame…
What are the issues of Segregated Afri…
Who were the first non-indigenous perm…
Hispanics/Latinos (54 million)
Yes
Pervasive property, low-income jobs, poor roads, higher crime…
Africans
Next to Caucasian individuals, what is…
Hispanics/Latinos (54 million)
Does the color line still exist in Ame…
Yes
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Unit 6: Cities and Urban Land Use
Clustered Rural Settlements
Dispersed Rural Settlements
Circular Rural Settlements
Linear Rural Settlements
where a number of families live in close proximity to each ot…
characterized by farmers living on individual farms isolated…
central open space surrounded by structures
Feature building s clustered along a road, river, or dike to…
Clustered Rural Settlements
where a number of families live in close proximity to each ot…
Dispersed Rural Settlements
characterized by farmers living on individual farms isolated…
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Urban
Barriadas/ Favela
Bid-rent theory
Primate city
Hinter land
a neighborhood, usually a slum or lower class ... _____ are foun…
geographical economic theory that refers to how the price and…
A country's largest city in terms of distribution... several ___…
an area serviced by an urban center for all of its basic need…
Barriadas/ Favela
a neighborhood, usually a slum or lower class ... _____ are foun…
Bid-rent theory
geographical economic theory that refers to how the price and…
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25 Local Government and Finance
county
townships
special district
incorporation
a major unit of local government in most states
in many mid-atlantic and midwestern states counties are divid…
an independent unit created to perform one or more government…
the process by which a state establishes a city as a legal body
county
a major unit of local government in most states
townships
in many mid-atlantic and midwestern states counties are divid…
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AP Human Geography Ch.13 Key Issue 3-4
Deterioration of housing and urban ren…
Filtering
Redlining
Reserved for low income housing
List two inner-city physical problems:
The process of change in the use of a house, from single-fami…
A process by which banks designate an area within which they…
Public housing is:
Deterioration of housing and urban ren…
List two inner-city physical problems:
Filtering
The process of change in the use of a house, from single-fami…
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USHIST14 The Great Depression Begins VOCABULARY
price-supports
credit
Alfred E. Smith
Dow Jones Industrial Average
the government would buy surplus crops at guaranteed prices a…
an arrangement in which consumers agreed to buy now and pay l…
Democrat against Republican candidate Herbert Hoover for Pres…
tells the health of the US economy. It measures the prices of…
price-supports
the government would buy surplus crops at guaranteed prices a…
credit
an arrangement in which consumers agreed to buy now and pay l…
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Quarter 3 Review
appeasement
rationing
Pearl Harbor
D-Day
A policy of making concessions to an aggressor in the hopes o…
Restricting the amount of food and other goods people may buy…
A naval base in Hawaii that was attacked by the Japanese. The…
Allied invasion of France on June 6, 1944. Largest land invas…
appeasement
A policy of making concessions to an aggressor in the hopes o…
rationing
Restricting the amount of food and other goods people may buy…
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lV The New Century
Chinese leaders have not been able to…
This prime minister of India came to p…
During the energy crisis of the 1970's…
This was the largest single source of…
Re-esatblish a democratic government.
Indira Ghandi
High Tech
Auto emissions.
Chinese leaders have not been able to…
Re-esatblish a democratic government.
This prime minister of India came to p…
Indira Ghandi
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World Geography Jaiden 10/16/16
culture
society
ethnic group
innovation
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
A community of people who share a common culture
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
An improvement of an existing technological product, system,…
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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Unit 9
Cold War
Marshall Plan
Truman Doctrine
Containment Policy
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
A United States program of economic aid for the reconstructio…
1947, President Truman's policy of providing economic and mil…
Established by the Truman administration in 1947 to contain S…
Cold War
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
Marshall Plan
A United States program of economic aid for the reconstructio…
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Ch. 4 U.S.
Chesapeake
Virginia
Maryland
tobacco
disease ravaged; half the people born there did not survive t…
in the 18th century was the most populous colony; had 59 thou…
had 30 thousand people & was the 3rd largest colony
grown in the Chesapeake; seeking fresh field, cultivators of…
Chesapeake
disease ravaged; half the people born there did not survive t…
Virginia
in the 18th century was the most populous colony; had 59 thou…
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AP Human Geo Vocab 2
Demography
Over Population
Census
Ecumene
The scientific study of population characteristics
When the number of people exceeds the capacity of the environ…
An official numbering of the people of a country or district
The portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human se…
Demography
The scientific study of population characteristics
Over Population
When the number of people exceeds the capacity of the environ…
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U.S. History Exam 3 Week 13 Lecture C
Soon
The late 1700s
Alexis de Tocqueville
Slavery
In 1790 when did some of the sharpest minds in America expect…
When did slavery become increasingly unprofitable in America?
Who observed in the 1830s that every aspect of Southern life…
What was the most important and defining aspect of Southern l…
Soon
In 1790 when did some of the sharpest minds in America expect…
The late 1700s
When did slavery become increasingly unprofitable in America?
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Review for test 3/29/16, Textbook pages 464-651
Old Immigrants
New Immigrants
Homestead Act
Ellis Island
These were immigrants that came during the first phase of imm…
Immigrants who came to the United States during and after the…
1862 - Provided free land in the West to anyone willing to se…
An immigrant receiving station that opened in 1892, where imm…
Old Immigrants
These were immigrants that came during the first phase of imm…
New Immigrants
Immigrants who came to the United States during and after the…
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Social problems chpt. 16,17,20
Urban
Population density
Rural
Urbanization
is used when referring to a city with a population density of…
Indicates the number of humans per square mile.
is used to refer areas not considered urban.... > the majority o…
how people migrate from rual areas to urban areas.... >by 2050 7…
Urban
is used when referring to a city with a population density of…
Population density
Indicates the number of humans per square mile.
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(A.P.U.S.H.): The American Revolution 1775-1783
Determine how the colonies should reac…
Patrick Henry of Virginia and Samuel A…
George Washington of Virginia and John…
John Jay of New York and Joseph Gallow…
Purpose of First Continental Congress
Who led radical faction of convention
Who led moderate faction of convention
Who led conservative faction of convention
Determine how the colonies should reac…
Purpose of First Continental Congress
Patrick Henry of Virginia and Samuel A…
Who led radical faction of convention
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AP Human Geography Barron's Book AP Exam Vocabulary Chapter 2: Population Geography
Age-Sex Distribution
Arithmetic Density
Baby Boom
Baby Bust
A model used i population geography that describes the ages a…
The number of people living in a given unit area.
A cohort of individuals born in the Unite States between 1946…
Period of time during the 1960s and 1970s when fertility rate…
Age-Sex Distribution
A model used i population geography that describes the ages a…
Arithmetic Density
The number of people living in a given unit area.
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U.S. History - Ch 5
The population grew to be eight times…
of diverse ethnic backgrounds.
slave importation.
Africa.
What kind of social change characterized the British North Am…
By 1770, the people living in the thirteen colonies were
About 75 percent of the colonial population's growth derived…
About 33 percent of all eighteenth-century immigrants came from
The population grew to be eight times…
What kind of social change characterized the British North Am…
of diverse ethnic backgrounds.
By 1770, the people living in the thirteen colonies were
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary Human Geography
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Age Distribution
Carrying Capacity
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 porportion of individuals of different ages within a popu…
The largest number of people that the environment of a partic…
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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HGAP Unit 7 - Cities and Urban Land Use
African City Model
annexation
base ratio
blockbusting
general model descriptive of many cities in subsaharan africa…
legally adding land area to a city in the united states
ratio of basic to nonbasic employees in a local area (usually…
when real estate agents would seek to sell a house in a white…
African City Model
general model descriptive of many cities in subsaharan africa…
annexation
legally adding land area to a city in the united states
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Chapters 20 and 21 - State and Local Governments - Vocab
initiative
referendum
recall
governor
procedure for proposing and enacting state or local laws
popular vote on proposal that has already been considered by…
special election to remove an elected official from office be…
elected chief executive
initiative
procedure for proposing and enacting state or local laws
referendum
popular vote on proposal that has already been considered by…
History Notes
Imperialism
Spanish American War
Hawaii
Great Migration
Land grabbing. The US joined the rest of Europe with expansio…
War with Spain in Cuba: Economic Interest, Sinking of the USS…
After a fake revolution Hawaii was taken over as a US territo…
Thousands of African Americans moved to northern cities for j…
Imperialism
Land grabbing. The US joined the rest of Europe with expansio…
Spanish American War
War with Spain in Cuba: Economic Interest, Sinking of the USS…
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GEOG Chap. 12
The United States with 4.5% of the wor…
The largest minority in the United Sta…
Canada gained a degree of independence…
The first commercial crop of the Briti…
25
Spanish-speaking
1867
tobacco
The United States with 4.5% of the wor…
25
The largest minority in the United Sta…
Spanish-speaking
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APHG: Unit 6 - Part 1
City
Urban area
Urbanization
Urban Morphology
An urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
a geographical area constituting a city or town.
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people liv…
The study of the physical form and structure of urban places.
City
An urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
Urban area
a geographical area constituting a city or town.
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Ch 16 & 17.3 VOcab
Union shops
Closed Shops
GI bill
Federal highway act
Shops in which new workers were required to join the union.
an agreement in which a company agrees to hire union members…
Law passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and p…
Largest public works program- constructed 40,000+ miles of in…
Union shops
Shops in which new workers were required to join the union.
Closed Shops
an agreement in which a company agrees to hire union members…
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Goal 9 Review
private good
public good
externality
monopoly
goods that when consumed by one individual, cannot be consume…
goods that when are consumed collectively, such as highways a…
an unintended side effect of an action that affects someone n…
a sole provider of a good or service
private good
goods that when consumed by one individual, cannot be consume…
public good
goods that when are consumed collectively, such as highways a…
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POS 2041 Test Three
Political Participation
Lobbying
Public Relations
Litigation
Political activities, such as voting, contacting political of…
Strategy by which organized interest seek to influence to pas…
An attempt, usually through the use of paid consultants, to e…
Lawsuit or legal proceeding; as a form of political participa…
Political Participation
Political activities, such as voting, contacting political of…
Lobbying
Strategy by which organized interest seek to influence to pas…
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SAS6thgradesocialstudiesdesertsles4-6
mountains
scrub brush and grasses
rivers and oases
-40F to 100F
The Gobi desert is almost completely surrounded by these whic…
These are examples of Gobi Desert plant life.
Very few of these exist in the Gobi Desert.
The very extreme temperature range found in the Gobi Desert,…
mountains
The Gobi desert is almost completely surrounded by these whic…
scrub brush and grasses
These are examples of Gobi Desert plant life.
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25/50 part 2
at its height in 1886, the knights of…
Samuel Gompers was the leader of the
The Hay market square riot of 1886
in what industry did the Homestead str…
Terence V. Powederly
American federation of labor
resulted in the conviction and execution of several anarchists
steel
at its height in 1886, the knights of…
Terence V. Powederly
Samuel Gompers was the leader of the
American federation of labor
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H U M A N I T I E S . T O P I C . T E S T
Define population density
Explain Australia's population distrib…
Where do most people live in Australia…
Describe New York's rise into a major…
The amount of people per square kilometre.
Eighty-five percent of Australians live in a narrow coastal s…
More than 86% of the population lives in urban centres. The f…
New York is becoming bigger as a major city in USA because it…
Define population density
The amount of people per square kilometre.
Explain Australia's population distrib…
Eighty-five percent of Australians live in a narrow coastal s…
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U.S. History Test 4
What are the official rights give by t…
A group of separate companies that are…
Created in 1887, what was the 1st fede…
A small factory where employees have t…
Patent
Trust
Interstate Commerce Act
Sweatshop
What are the official rights give by t…
Patent
A group of separate companies that are…
Trust
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AP human geo vocab quiz (population)
Age distribution
Carrying capacity
Cohort
Demographic momentum
The proportion of indivisuals of diffetent ages within a popu…
The largest number of people that the environment of a partic…
A population that is distinguished by certain characteristics
Tendency for a population to continue growing after a fertili…
Age distribution
The proportion of indivisuals of diffetent ages within a popu…
Carrying capacity
The largest number of people that the environment of a partic…
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Chapter 25 - Local Government and Finance
County
Township
Special District
Incorporation
A major unit of local government in most States.
A subdivision of a county.
An independent unit created to perform one or more related go…
The process by which a State establishes a city as a legal bo…
County
A major unit of local government in most States.
Township
A subdivision of a county.
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HN US & VA History Chp 5: 30 questions - Leib
the average age of an American colonis…
the Scots-Irish can best be described…
the population of the thirteen America…
by the end of the 1700s the % of peopl…
16
lawless, individualistic
the most diverse but heavily Anglo Saxon
90%
the average age of an American colonis…
16
the Scots-Irish can best be described…
lawless, individualistic
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AP Chapter 18 Age of the City review
What is the title of Jacob Riis book
What act led to the creation of colleg…
What was the most powerful amusement p…
Who owned the most powerful newspaper…
How the other half lives
Land grant Act (Morrll)
Coney Island
William Hearst
What is the title of Jacob Riis book
How the other half lives
What act led to the creation of colleg…
Land grant Act (Morrll)
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