- 6.1: Explain the meaning ofeach of the followingterms. migration Columbi...
- 6.2: MOVEMENT Review the notesyou took for this section. Where did peopl...
- 6.3: a. Why did the UnitedStates attract so manyimmigrants?b. How was th...
- 6.4: Making Inferences How didthe physical geography of theUnited States...
- 6.5: representative democracy
- 6.6: service industry
- 6.7: postindustrial economy
- 6.8: multinational
- 6.9: megalopolis
- 6.10: metropolitan area
- 6.11: What role did migration play in populating the United States?
- 6.12: What are some examples of items in the Columbian Exchange?
- 6.13: Which of the above terms are associated with urban geography?
- 6.14: What type of government does the United States have?
- 6.15: What is an advantage of free enterprise?
- 6.16: How are the service industry and postindustrial economy related?
- 6.17: What is an example of a service industry?
- 6.18: What makes a business a multinational corporation?
- 6.19: In which region is an example of a megalopolis found?
- 6.20: How are the terms suburb and metropolitan area related?
- 6.21: Why is the United States called a nation of immigrants?
- 6.22: Why is the United States called a nation of immigrants?
- 6.23: What factors led the United States to become a superpower?
- 6.24: Why is the United States a leader in agricultural production?
- 6.25: What are some examples of the cultural diversity of the UnitedStates?
- 6.26: What are some examples of the cultural diversity of the UnitedStates?
- 6.27: What changes have taken place in the industrial base of theNortheast?
- 6.28: What changes have taken place in the industrial base of theNortheast?
- 6.29: What industries are found in the South today?
- 6.30: How did California become the nations most populous state?
- 6.31: Using Your NotesUse your completed chart to answer these questions....
- 6.32: Geographic Themesa. REGION How has the economy of the Southchanged?...
- 6.33: Identifying ThemesHow did air conditioning and irrigation change th...
- 6.34: Determining Cause and EffectWhat was the effect of the United State...
- 6.35: Making GeneralizationsWhat has been the result of the United States...
- 6.36: MOVEMENT In which year did the populationcenter cross the Mississip...
- 6.37: MOVEMENT How would you describethe difference between changes in th...
- 6.38: REGION In which region was the populationcenter from 1790 through 1...
Solutions for Chapter 6: Government of the United States
Full solutions for World Geography
average total cost
total cost divided by the quantity of output
an economy that does not interact with other economies in the world
goods that are excludable but not rival in consumption
the fall in total surplus that results from a market distortion, such as a tax
the property of society getting the most it can from its scarce resources
the claim that the government should aim to maximize the well-being of the worst-off person in society
the study of how households and firms make decisions and how they interact in markets
the quantity of money available in the economy
a situation in which economic actors interacting with one another each choose their best strategy given the strategies that all the other actors have chosen
an economy that interacts freely with other economies around the world
the stock of equipment and structures that are used to produce goods and services
production possibilities frontier
a graph that shows the combinations of output that the economy can possibly produce given the available factors of production and the available production technology
total revenue minus total cost
a tax for which highincome and low-income taxpayers pay the same fraction of income
an event that directly alters firms’ costs and prices, shifting the economy’s aggregate supply curve and thus the Phillips curve
tax on goods produced abroad and sold domestically
the manner in which the burden of a tax is shared among participants in a market
total revenue (in a market)
the amount paid by buyers and received by sellers of a good, computed as the price of the good times the quantity sold
a worker association that bargains with employers over wages, benefits, and working conditions
unit of account
the yardstick people use to post prices and record debts