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MSU - GEOS 1123 - Study Guide - Final

School: Mississippi State University
Department: Geoscience
Course: World Geography
Professor: Shatrughan Singh
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: world and geography
Name: World Geography Final Exam Study Guide
Description: Study guide over our final exam in Singh's class. The exam is not cumulative. These were notes he specifically told us to remember for the test.
Uploaded: 12/02/2016
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background image World Geography Final Exam Study Guide    The final exam for World Geography is not cumulative, so the realms we have covered since the  last test will be the only ones on the exam.                                              East Asia  o  Leaders of the global economy: Japan and China 
o  China 
  Language – Mandarin Chinese 
  Impacted by Himalayas and plate boundary 
  Main ethnicity is Han  
  River Systems: 
background image   Huang He (Yellow River)  o  Yellow because of silt 
“Sorrow of China” because of flooding    Chang Jiang (Yangtze River)  o  Flows into Shanghai 
o  Three Gorges Dam 
  Xi Jiang (Pearl River)  o  Flows into Hong Kong    Population    1.3 billion 
  Clustered on the Eastern side because west is desert and cold 
  Hanification – moving population to western side 
o  Mixed marriages with indigenous is encouraged    Overpopulated – 1 child policy    Spatial Administrative Regions – Hong Kong and Macau 
  Peoples’ Liberation Army (PLA) – largest standing military 
  Tibet – fighting for independence, Dalai Lama 
  Contributions to the world: 
  Silk roads, cultural hearth 
  Paper, gun powder, compass, printing press 
o  Taiwan    Independent state 
  Fights with China over who owns who 
  “Republic of China” 
  Imports raw materials, exports finished goods (technology) 
o  Mongolia    Buffer state between China and Russia 
  Landlocked 
  Sheep country and mining 
o  South Korea    2 nd  highest standard of living    Samsung, Kia, and Hyundai 
  Capital is Seol 
  De Militarized Zone between North and South Korea 
  JAKOTA – Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan 
  Economic group  o  North Korea    Communist 
  Failed state 
  Nuclear power 
  “The Interview” – about dictator 
o  Japan    Land of the Rising Sun 

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School: Mississippi State University
Department: Geoscience
Course: World Geography
Professor: Shatrughan Singh
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: world and geography
Name: World Geography Final Exam Study Guide
Description: Study guide over our final exam in Singh's class. The exam is not cumulative. These were notes he specifically told us to remember for the test.
Uploaded: 12/02/2016
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