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What type of landscape conveys a sense of power?

What type of landscape conveys a sense of power?


School: Georgia State University
Department: Geography
Course: Introduction to Human Geography
Professor: Worms
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: human geography
Cost: 50
Name: Exam 1 Review
Description: This review covers chapters 1-3 in notes as well as additional information.
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Intro to Human Geography

What type of landscape conveys a sense of power?

Exam 1 Review Guide

I. Section 1: Key Terms

a. Know what these terms mean

i. Physical  

ii. Human

iii. GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

iv. Geodemographic research

v. Places

vi. Regions

vii. Cultural landscapes

viii. Symbolic landscape

ix. Ordinary 0r Vernacular landscape

x. Sense of place

xi. Life world

xii. Third places

xiii. Formal, Function, and Vernacular regions

xiv. Vernacular

xv. Regionalism

xvi. Sectionalism

xvii. Irredentism

xviii. Site

The great pyramids at giza is a great example of what kind of landscape?

xix. Map Projections

xx. Situation

xxi. Life expectancy

xxii. Infant Mortality Rate

xxiii. Under-Five Mortality Rate

xxiv. Cognitive maps

xxv. Overlay, Progression, Aspatial

xxvi. Cognitive distance, Friction of distance, and distance xxvii. Greenwich

xxviii. Absolute, Topological, Socio-Economic, and Cognitive  space

xxix. Time-space convergence Don't forget about the age old question of Negative correlation means what?

xxx. Spatial diffusion

xxxi. Spatial interaction

xxxii. Isolines

xxxiii. Population pyramids

xxxiv. Old, Bearing, and Baby brackets

xxxv. Classic, Column, and Inverted pyramids

What is really a sense of place?

xxxvi. Emigration, Immigration, and Refugee

xxxvii. First agriculture revolution

xxxviii. Minisystems

xxxix. Slash and Burn

xl. Law of diminishing returns

xli. Colonization

xlii. Hydraulic societies

xliii. Trade routes

xliv. Hinterlands

xlv. World systems

xlvi. External arenas

xlvii. Plantations

xlviii. Cash crop Don't forget about the age old question of Counseling psychology refers to what?

xlix. African Diaspora

l. Core

li. Periphery

lii. Semi periphery

liii. Division of labor

liv. Comparative advantage

lv. Colonialism

lvi. Imperialism

lvii. Leadership cycles

lviii. Hegemony

II. Section 2: Concepts about landscapes

a. What type of landscape conveys a sense of power? We also discuss several other topics like What is organisms?

b. The Great Pyramids at Giza is a great example of what kind of  landscape?

c. Gas stations are a type of ordinary landscape. True or false? d. If something reflects a human beings basic need, then it is  particularly what kind of landscape?

III. Section 3: Concepts about Sense of place

a. What is really a sense of place?

b. Things taken for granted in patterns of daily life is called? c. What are third places? List and give examples of each. IV. Section 4: Concepts about Geographic Regions of the world a. What are the three units of similarity? Describe each one and  give examples.

b. List what is defined by people’s feelings and attitudes about an  area.

V. Section 5: Concepts on Mental Maps, Distance, and Location a. True or False: Cognitive maps are not based on ideas and  impressions

b. List the three types of mental maps and define each.

c. Friction of distance requires what? Don't forget about the age old question of What homogeneous mixture means?

d. Amount and intensity of interaction is mostly like what term? e. True or False: Greenwich is the historic reference point for the  measurement of space and time.

VI. Section 6: Concepts on Space

a. Compare and contrast absolute and topological space.

b. Compare and contrast socio-economic, cultural, and cognitive  space.

VII. Section 7: Map Projections Don't forget about the age old question of What is the principle agent problem?

a. A map projection distorts what?

b. Be able to differentiate between Mercator, Mollweide, Azimuthal Equidistant Projection, Robinson projection, Dymaxion map, and Cartograms.

VIII. Section 8: Concepts on Population Growth and Change a. What is the Rate of Natural Increase? Total Fertility Rate? b. RNI is mostly expressed by what? What two factors give birth to the RNI?

c. Differentiate between crude birth rates and crude death rates. d. CBR and CDR are expressed as? If you want to learn more check out What is the stratum corneum?

e. How many people are born each year?

f. Which countries have a 90% growth in population?

g. What is the Total Fertility Rate?

h. What is the Replacement Rate and why is it that number? i. Describe the Demographic Transition Model and it stages. IX. Population Pyramids

a. Define what a population pyramid is.

b. What are the inputs?

c. Be able to contrast the different brackets and population  pyramid shapes.

X. Concepts on the Pre-Modern World

a. Everyone who specializes in a particular job and shares surplus  is a part of what?

b. What is the transition from hunter-gatherer groups to  

Minisystems called?

c. True or false: slash and burn techniques helped the environment produce more crops.

d. What were the pre-conditions that agriculture provided for  world-empires?

e. Military coercion and religious persuasion are contributors of? XI. Concepts on Hearth Areas

a. What is the type of hearth areas in the Middle East? South Asia? China? Mesoamerica?

XII. Concepts on Early Empires

a. Describe Hydraulic societies.

XIII. Concepts on Pre-Modern World Geography

a. Silk Road towns were centers of what?

b. Trade routes were easier on what kind of roads?

XIV. Concepts on World Systems

a. World systems are independent or dependent?

b. Regions not absorbed are called what?

c. Industrialization began where?

d. What went from local to regional?

e. What happened from 1790-1850?

f. What happened from 1850-1870?

XV. Concepts on Specializations

a. Describe what each country(s) specialize in”

i. India

ii. Brazil

iii. Chile

iv. Ghana

v. Caribbean

vi. Bolivia

vii. Sri Lanka

XVI. Concepts on Trade and Merchant Capitalism

a. What did the Portuguese called their ships?

b. List some ways that merchants and traders are able to navigate  the seas.

c. List some goods that were purchased from merchants.

XVII. Concepts on Haiti

a. Haiti is considered what?

b. Columbus arrived in Haiti on what date and where?

c. The 1697 Treaty of Ryswick divided the island into what? d. True or false: Haiti was considered France’s “tropical jewel”? e. What kind of economy was Haiti?

f. What killed many Haitian slaves?

g. What privileges did mixed-race descendants have?

h. What happened in 1791?

i. Haiti gained their independence in?

j. Who refused to recognize Haiti as an independent nation? k. African slaves outnumbered the French in what ratio?

XVIII. Concepts on Neo-Africa

a. Describe the African Diaspora.

XIX. Concepts on Spaces in Africa

a. Between 1870 to 1900, what did European countries add in  Africa?

XX. Concepts on Imperialism

a. What three things did the Europeans disregard as important  when carving Africa into colonies and protectorates?

XXI. Concepts on Transnational Corporations

a. In 2007, what three things occurred?

XXII. Bonus Section: Additional things/ reminders before the exam a. Absolute is fixed; contains numbers and degrees.

b. Relative is flexible and relatable.

c. Latitude lines are horizontal lines.

d. Longitude lines are vertical lines.

e. A Robinson projection compromises for maps (leaves out certain things).

f. Cartograms blatantly distort shape of land masses and areas. g. Choropleth maps represent data with tonal shadings (colors). h. Dot maps are better for population, size, etc.

i. An example of stage 1 demographic would be something deep  within the Brazilian Rainforest.

j. Work is a learned behavior.

k. Power can be discovered in symbolic landscapes. l. Geography is recognizing and understanding interdependence  of places and regions.

m. Culture’s values, beliefs, and goods are exchanged in world  systems

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