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Wld Regional Geg

by: Marley Langworth

Wld Regional Geg GEG 105

Marley Langworth
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T. Boswell

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Date Created: 09/17/15
Exam 4 Review November 18 2010 Exam Format 0 80 multiple Choice 0 60 content question 0 20 map items Japan 0 Japan is vulnerable to earthquakes and volcanic activity because it lies in zone where three geological plates are colliding 0 Burakuminare the most victimized people in Japan because their ancestors worked in the polluting industries such as undertakers executioners and butchers 0 The US Military governed Japan for 7 years after WWII 0 1853 is a key date in Japanese history because this was the year commodore Matthew Perry s eet of ships arrived in the harbor of Edo Tokyo today thereby forcing Japan to recognize and trade with the outside world Hiroshima and Nagasaki had the atomic bombs dropped on them in 1945 Japan s largest population is located on the island of Honshu The metropolitan region ofTokyo Yokohama is the largest in the world in terms of its population 70 year rule a major earthquake takes place somewhere in Japan approximately every 70 years climate of the southern half of Japan is similar to that of the southeastern US Meiji Restoration accelerated the modernization and opening of Japan beginning in the 1800 s Out of the East Asian countries Japan has the highest purchasing power parity PPP 0 Japanese agriculture and food supply 0 Average farm is small in size 0 Most Japanese farmers are only parttime farmer 0 Food is very expensive in Japan 0 Japanese eat much more fish in their diet than the average American 0 Keiretsu tendency for large groups of Japanese companies to become intertwined by owner each other s stocks and preferentially buying products and services from each other 0 Likely natural hazards in Japan 0 Earthquakes tsunamis volcanoes typhoons 0 Old capital of Japan Kyoto 0 New capital of Japan Tokyo China 0 greatest linguistic and ethnic diversity occurs in China 0 SEZs special economic zones are found in China 0 Characteristics 0 Low taxes 0 Simplified bureaucracy for foreign investment 0 Cheap labor 0 Easing of export and imports 39 China s most populated city is Shanghai 39 The Three Gorges Dam is being built on the Chang Jiang Yangtze River 39 Hong Kong includes the NewTerritories the Kowloon Peninsula the city of Victoria and was given back to China in 1997 0 The Long March was an epic battle between 1934 and 1936 where the Nationalist Chinese forces battled and chased the Communist forces over a distance of 6000 miles


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