AP Human Geography: Chapter 11-Review

Approximately 3/4 of the world’s industrial production is concentrates in 4 regions of the world. What are they? Eastern North America , Northwestern Europe, East Asia, Eastern Europe Industrial Revolution began in… Great Britain or United Kingdom Geographers recognize that connections are important to explain why a particular place is Read more…

AP Human Geography

Define Human Geography Human Geography- focuses on how people make places, how we organize space and society, how we interact with each other in places and across space, and how we make sense of others and ourselves in our locality, region, and world Define Physical Geography the study of physical Read more…

AP Human Geography

Stories about how the earth came into existence are good examples of the: a.) ideological subsystem b.) innovation subsystem c.) technological subsystem d.) sociological subsystem e.) subsystem of culture a.) ideological subsystem Which of the following is a true statement regarding time-space convergence?: a.) places seem to look the same Read more…

AP Human Geography- Unit 4, Part 1

Annexation Legally adding land area to a city in the United States Allocational/resource boundary dispute Conflict over the use of resources created or complicated by a political boundary Antarctica Earth’s southernmost continent, overlying the South Pole Antecedent boundary A boundary line established before the area in question is well populated. Read more…

AP Human Geography- Language (6)

Language Family Languages that have a shared but distinct origin Language Subfamily Divisions within a language family. Origin more recent Isogloss Boundries where certain words are no longer used Creole Language that is a mixture of two or more languages (recognized) Pidgin Simplified version of a lingua franca for the Read more…

Chapter 12 – AP Human Geography

acid rain Precipitation that has elevated levels of sulfuric or nitric acid. air pollution The introduction of chemicals, biological matter, or particulates into the atmosphere. aquifer An underground area of permeable rock that can contain water or allow water to pass through. cancer cluster A statistically unusual concentration of cancer Read more…

AP Human Geography Chapter 11 Key Issue 2

Examples of bulk-reducing industries paper products, furniture, smelting Application: An industry where the inputs weigh more than the final product. To minimize transportation costs a bulk-reducing industry locates near its sources of inputs. Examples of bulk-gaining industries Fabricated metals- parts from steel and other metals. Fabricated for use of machinery Read more…

AP Human Geography Flashcards Unit 7

basic ratio A measure of a company’s performance, calculated by dividing the earnings for the period available to common shares by the weighted average number of common shares that were outstanding during the period. basic sectors work that results in exports and inflowing money Burgess In colonial times, a member Read more…

Ap Human Geography Unit 4

State Definition:the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation Example: United States Geopolitics Definition:the study of the effects of economic geography on the powers of the state Example: border conflicts Regionalism Definition:loyalty to the interests of a particular region Example: loyalty to america Frontier Definition:an Read more…

AP Human Geography Unit 5 Vocab

Agriculture Deliberate modification of Earth’s surface through cultivation of plants and rearing of animals to obtain sustenance or economic growth Domestication The conscious manipulation of plant and animal species by humans in order to sustain themselves Examples: Crops and animals on farms Hearths of Domestication Areas of settlement during the Read more…

AP Human Geography Ch 2 (Population)

MDC’s Most population growth is concentrated where? Asia Where does more than half of the people in the world live? Number of people divided by land How do you find arithmetic density? LDC’s Where are the highest crude birth rates found? Population increases geometrically, while food supply increases arithmetically What Read more…

AP Human Geography Urban Unit

blockbusting the profiteering practice by unscrupulous real-estate agents or speculators of reselling or renting homes that they obtain by inducing panic selling at prices below value, especially by exploiting racial prejudices. CBD central business district census tract An area deliniated by the us beureau of the census for which statisitcs Read more…

AP Human Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary

brain drain Large-scale emigration by talented people chain migration migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there circulation short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis counterurbanization net migration form urban to rural areas in more developed Read more…

chapter 1 ap human geography vocab

Fieldwork the study of geographic phenomena by visiting and observing how people interact with and thereby change those places. Human Geography One of the two major divisions of Geography; the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes. Globalization the expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes to Read more…

AP Human Geography Chapter 7 Flashcards

State An area organized into a political unit, ruled by an established government that has control over its internal and foreign affairs. Example: The United States Sovereignty Control over internal affairs without interference from other states. Example: Afghanistan Recognition(Legitimacy) The right and acceptance of an authority, usually a governing law Read more…

AP Human Geography 7

Rural settlement Sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities. Live in villages, hamlets on farms, or in other isolated houses. Typically have an agricultural character, with an economy based on logging, mining, petroleum, natural gas or tourism (ecotourism). Dispersed characterized by farmers living on individual farms isolated Read more…