Product code Geography-Quizlet1116
1Q-the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend.
2Q-formal term for the "melting pot" concept of the merging of many immigrant ethnic heritages into a composite American mainstream.
3Q-Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life.
4Q-interpreting our new experiences in terms of our existing schemas.
5Q-A period of history (around 600 BCE) when a lot of religious leaders and thinkers came about.
6Q-Forces that tend to divide a country.
7Q-Forces that tend to unite or bind a country together.
8Q-One country taking over another area to be used for their benefit.
9Q-An area in which people have many shared culture traits.
10Q-The collapse of colonial empires. Between 1947 and 1962, practically all former colonies in Asia and Africa gained independence.
11Q-An index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, that measures the state of democracy in 167 countries, of which 166 are sovereign states and 165 are United Nations member states.
12Q-The movement of economic, social and cultural processes out of the hands of states.
13Q-A map showing the areas where specific dialectal characteristics occur in the speech of the region.
14Q-the study of the geographical elements of the organization and results of elections.
15Q-Belief in the superiority of one's nation or ethnic group.
16Q-A group of people belonging to the same religion.
17Q-creditors and debtors at odds involving the state legislatures.
18Q-A metaphor for viewing the world as a level playing field in terms of commerce, where all competitors have an equal opportunity.
19Q-Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose of benefiting the party in power.
20Q-The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes.
21Q-The reliance on economic and military strength to solve international problems.
22Q-domination over others
23Q-Do media owned by a few lead to products that lack diversity?
24Q-the annexation of areas and peoples into an empire.
25Q-theory that powerful nations tend to over-expand and weaken.
26Q-Cities that were developed hugely as an effect of the Industrial Revolution.
27Q-An improvement of an existing technological product, system, or method of doing something.
28Q-When a significant percentage of the population no longer regards the legal system as legitimate, or worthy of their respect and obedience.
29Q-drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they are unequal in population.
30Q-changes brought about by the industrial revolution.
31Q-a great city that is made up of several large and small cities.
32Q-increasing concentration of urban masses in a few megacities.
33Q-a politically organized body of people under a single government.
34Q-A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a particular ethnicity that has been transformed into a nationality.
35Q-when countries in a particular geographic region follow their neighbors in terms of adopting a regime type.
36Q-A strategy for economic development that calls for free markets, balanced budgets, privatization, free trade, and minimal government intervention in the economy.
37Q-society in which men rule their families, and people trace their origins through male ancestors.
38Q-When small vendors from all around meet up at a certain location to sell goods sometimes weekly and sometimes annually (Farmers Market).
39Q-whereas multiculturalism focuses too much on "cultures" having autonomy, resources, and so on, polyculturalism puts the focus on people and on whole societies. Polyculturalism recognizes that a single person holds multiple identities, multiple allegiances, and multiple affinities. And to go from the individual to the society, polyculturalism recognizes that cultures overlap, change, and evolve over time, often without our being able to trace their precise origins.
40Q-A city with only a few thousand people living within its borders and characterized by a relatively closed class system and limited mobility.
41Q-The largest settlement in a country, if it has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.
42Q-An election system in which each party running receives the proportion of legislative seats corresponding to its proportion of the vote.
43Q-Money migrants send back to family and friends in their home countries, often in cash, forming an important part of the economy in many poorer countries.
44Q-a squalid and overcrowded urban street or district inhabited by very poor people and illegal.
45Q-The reliance on diplomacy and negotiation to solve international problems.
46Q-The idea that distance between some places is actually shrinking as technology enables more rapid communication and increased interaction between those places.
47Q-The ways in which phenomena, such as technological innovations, cultural trends, or even outbreaks of disease, travel over space.
48Q-An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an established government with control over its internal and foreign affairs.
49Q-The process of population movement from within towns and cities to the rural-urban fringe.
50Q-a blending of beliefs and practices from different religions into one faith
51Q-to extend by adding territory.
52Q-when the country that is colonizing renames areas to influence their power more.
53Q-A company that conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in many countries, not just where its headquarters or shareholders are located.
54Q-The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.
55Q-The pattern of globalization arising from a combination of long-term trends and pendulum swings.
1Q-the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend. 1A-Acculturation
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