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Unformatted text preview: Study Guide Exam 3—Final Draft Here is the final study guide for Exam 3. I have tried to give you clues on some of the categories to focus your studying. As you will see with the majority of items, they correspond nicely with textbook material. (Take advantage of the index in your textbook to find these items!) As always, however, class discussion trumps textbook and will be the focus of the exam. Map Portion Latin America Focus Columbia Venezuela Peru Ecuador Bolivia Chile Argentina Uruguay Paraguay Brazil Mexico Guatemala Honduras El Salvador Nicaragua Costa Rica Panama Physical Features Andes Amazon River Orinoco River Sierra Madre Oriental/Occidental/del Sur E. Arnold Modlin Lecture—plantations and slavery Focus particularly on crops and destination of slaves (volume) Vancouver Lecture Cultural Landscape Monster Houses, Astronaut Families, Significance of 1997 North America Regions of North America, particularly focusing on significance of Piedmont and The Fall Line Water issues in the United States, Ogallala Aquifer, The Colorado River, Kansas Definition of Urban Heat Island, Acid Rain (what causes it) Megalopolis in U.S. Canadian population in proximity to U.S. 3 Stages of European Settlement North Americans on the Move, characteristics (westward, sunbelt etc.) Focus instead on African American migration Evolution of the North American City (4 Stages), what is the relationship with transportation? Concentric Zone Model vs. Urban Realms Model (which one applies today?) 5 phases of cultural migration—please also pay attention to the chart in your textbook, certain times of immigration peaks Hispanic New Orleans 3 phases of Hispanic New Orleans, United Fruit Company, Sam Zemurray, Canary Islanders (Los Islenos), Cultural Landscape of each group, Differences between colonial and neocolonial Hispanics South America Significance of Iberian Peninsula to Latin America, who colonized which areas Characteristics of the Valley of Mexico, environmental problems Temperature Altitude Zones ­ ­please also see diagram below El Nino—climatic effects Pre ­Columbian Civilizations and their relationship to their environment, Inca, Aztec (chinampas), Maya Location of these civilizations Pristine Myth Treaty of Tordesillas—Demographic Collapse, what is it, larger significance of lack of indigenous labor Encomienda System, Bartolome de las Casas, Legacy of Colonialism, hacienda, minfundia, latifundia Alfred Crosby and The Columbian Exchange, who has often been excluded (hint Judith Carney’s Black Rice)? Also pay attention to the chart below in study guide Latin American City Model—focus on squatter settlements (informal settlements) Urban Primacy Mega Cities 4 largest countries in L.A. in terms of population Cocaine, U.S. involvement, look over the readings 163 ­164 Evo Morales Motorcycle Diaries Discussion of Ernesto Che Guevara ...
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