GEOG 1010 Exam 2 Study Guide
GEOG 1010 Exam 2 Study Guide Geog 1010
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GEOGRAPHY EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE CHAPTER 6—South Asia • The Indus River System is the main water system in India. - A semiarid climate is key for this river. • Bangladesh is having rising sea level problems; however, the Netherlands is trying to provide some support. - Bangladesh could benefit by developing some infrastructure. • Religions - Universalizing religion: a religion, which welcomes all. - Ethnic religion: a religion that is specific to only some cultural/ethnic groups. - Jainism and Buddhism are both examples of universalizing religions. o Jains believe in non-violence. o Buddhists believe in the “middle path”—essentially means a balanced life style. - In Pakistan and Bangladesh the major religion is Islam, whereas in India it is Hinduism. • South Asia contains the most NGO’s than any other region. - Most of the microcredit loans go to women. • Bhutan is a small area that is located in-between India and China. - It is also the place in which the growth in Gross National Happiness is over Gross National Product. • After Pakistan and India gained independence in Kashmir, a war ended up happening after wards. - There was a lot of violence that took place, and this led to malnutrition and people losing their homes and lands. • India used to be the “world’s call center”, but ever since 2011, Philippines has taken the lead. • Types of Economy - Formal economy: the government taxes goods that are produced and exported out of the country. - Informal economy: the government does not tax the goods that are produced and exported out of the country. CHAPTER 7—Southeast Asia • Southeast Asia has many islands and mainland content, which differentiates it from other regions of the world. • Typhoons - Typhoons occur in the Indian Ocean from April-June and from September- November, they are also less intense. - Typhoons that occur in the Pacific Ocean, tend to be a lot stronger than the ones in the Atlantic Ocean. • In 2004, a massive Tsunami took place in Indonesia that was classified as the “deadliest in history”. - Geography ended up saving a girl’s family due to her being able to recognize a receding ocean. • Population - The distribution of people in Southeast Asia is also linked to the physical geography of Southeast Asia. GEOGRAPHY EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE - Manila and Jakarta are very heavily populated cities. • Due to trade, Indonesia has adopted a common language (Bahasha Indonesian). • In Southeast Asia, a distinct Buddhist temple one would see is known as a “Stupas”—it is built around a relic of Buddha. • France was one of the leading colonial powers in Indonesia. • The name “Tigers” was given to the economy of Southeast Asia, due to it being rapidly growing. • ASEAN is a regional trade organization, whose goal is to promote peace, stability in politics, and economic; however, the goal has now shifted to the domestic use of products vs. export income. • Women, migrants, immigrants, and younger people, all are most likely to work for the informal economy. CHAPTER 8—East Asia • The climate in East Asia is subarctic and humid—it is similar to the climate of the Himalayas and the Pacific. • Religion - East Asia is the hearth of Shintoism, Confucianism, and Daoism. - Buddhism is the religion with the largest influence. - The religion of the people in Uyghur (located in China) is Islam. • The population of Asia is currently 4.2 billion. • The policy of 1 couple=2 children will cause a decrease in the labor force, and men may outnumber women. • Often families would feel as if “they need a son”; however, women feel less needy of that fact now. • Japan could allow/promote international immigration along with having guest worker policies. • There was a civil war that took place, in which the a man named Chiang Kai-shek and his group were defeated—this caused them to flee to Taiwan. • Special Economic Zones—Hainan, Zhuhai, Shantou, Xiamen. - Low taxes - Simple land leasing - Export regulations - Relaxed imports
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