GEOG 1001March 5

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GEOG 1001 March 5, 2010 North America: Setting the boundaries North America o Region is composed of two countries - Canada - The United States [anglo America] Highly mobile, industrialized, and urbanized North America’s Asian Metropolis: Vancouver 1997 British Hong Kong Handover to China- mainland China took over Hong Kong; created a panic; fear of money classes would dissipate with handover and communist China People began to travel to other places; Canada and Vancouver Vancouver served as gateway for Asians Hong Kong Migration: Arrival of “New Chinese’ 1967 Immigration Act o Points based system rewarded family reunification as well as education and professional status. 1997 Handover Desegregation of the city Monster Houses o David Ley, geographer o Large homes built in anglo enclaves, often knocking down trees and old-style houses o Racist put-down [ they were called monsters living in homes] Changed Real Estate Market Vancouver skyline
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