Geography final exam review
By: Abi Luneau
Vocabulary to Know
Stateless nation-ethnic group which is not the majority population in any nation state.
Population density-the densness of a populated area.
Plate tectonics-a theory explaining the structure of earths crust.
Transboundry pollution-pollution that starts in one country but spreads to another.
Outsourcing-obtaining goods or service from outside sources.
Subsistence farming-farm big enough to just feed the family farming it.
Commercial farming-farmed crops to be sent to markets and such.
Cultural assimilation-process when a person/groups language and/or culture come to resemble those of another.
Cultural hearths-any place where certain related changes in land use appeared due to human domestication of plants and animals.
Cultural diffusion-spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another.
Urbanization-a population shift from rural to suburban areas.
Globalization-tendencies of business, technologies or philosophies spread through out the world.
Republic of Congo
Baka California Peninsula
Eastern European Plain
El Mogote Peninsula
Great Rift Valley
Northern European Plain
Rub' al Khali
Yangtze River (Chiang Jiang)
Yellow River (Huang He)
How has the green revolution been able to produce enough food to keep pace with a growing population?
What is a common argument in favor to nuclear power plants? What is a common arguement against them?
What event had the greatest impact on the political, economic, and cultural elements of Mexico?
Why did favelas increase in Brazil in the 1970s?
In the Colombian exchange, how were the lives of Europeans impacted by their American counterparts?
What can you infer from this map?
Most of South America was able to gain their independence between 1790 and 1828.