Test Review for Exam 2

Test Review for Exam 2 - Test Review for Exam 2 GEOG 1113...

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Unformatted text preview: Test Review for Exam 2 GEOG 1113 Chapter 4 – Geographies of Language Key Terms: Accent Creole language Dialect Endangered language Extinct language Isogloss Language Language family Lingua franca Loanword Pidgin language Toponym Concepts: - Know the general characteristics of the three main language families discussed in class -This includes knowing where in the world each family is widely spoken and some characteristics of the languages within each family - Review the maps of language patterns in the U.S., including maps of non-English speakers as well as the American dialect maps - Know some specifics about the diffusion of languages discussed in class - Review the major differences between British English and American English - Review the information given on English only/official English laws in the U.S. - Where do various words in the English language (loanwords) originate from? - Review the examples of endangered languages discussed in class. - How does language impact the environment and vice versa? Chapter 5 – Geographies of Religion Key Terms: Animistic religion Atheistic Caste system Diaspora Ethnic religion Geopiety Megachurch Monotheistic Necrogeography Orthodox religion Pilgrimage Polytheistic Religion Religious ecology Sacred space Shadowed ground Syncretic religion Universalizing religion Concepts: - Know the difference between universalizing and ethnic religions and examples of each - Know the difference between monotheistic and polytheistic religions and examples of each - Know the difference between syncretic and orthodox religions and examples of each - Know the main characteristics of each of the following main religions (this includes where they are found throughout the world) - Christianity - Islam - Judaism - Hinduism - Buddhism - Review the information on the diffusion of various religions - Review the examples of religious pilgrimages given in class - Review examples of how nature and religions interact - Review the examples of religious territorial conflicts discussed in class - How is religion reflected on the cultural landscape? (i.e. characteristics of sacred spaces within each main religion) - Review the characteristics of the American religious landscapes discussed in class Chapter 6 – Geographies of Identity Key Terms: Apartheid Assimilation Environmental justice Ethnic group Ethnic homeland Ethnic island Ethnic neighborhood Ethnicity Gender Gender gap Gender role Ghetto Heterolocalism Institutional discrimination Pluralism Race Racism Concepts: - Know how the concepts of ethnicity and race differ - How are ethnic groups defined? (i.e. what is the basis for ethnicity?) - Know the characteristics of the various types of ethnic regions and examples of each - Review the discussion of U.S. Census geography - Review the examples of ethnic conflicts discussed in class - Know various ways that ethnicity is expressed on the cultural landscape - Review the discussion on the geography of gender - Review the gender gap index map (Figure 6.15) in the textbook Chapter 7 – Political Geographies Key Terms: Boundary Centrifugal force Centripetal force Electoral system Enclave Exclave Federal state Gerrymandering Multinational state Nation Nation-state Political geography Political iconography Redistricting Sovereignty State Supranational organization Territoriality Unitary state Concepts: - Review the various aspects of a country that can make it politically strong or politically weak (this includes its geographical aspects, cultural aspects, and forces at work within the state) - Be able to identify the different types of political boundaries discussed in class and know examples of each - Review the characteristics of the two major supranational organizations (UN and EU) discussed in class - Review the discussion of electoral geography - Review the examples of the ecological impacts of politics discussed in class - Review the various ways that politics is expressed on the cultural landscape - Be sure you understand the township and range survey system (Public Land Survey System) - Review how and why it was developed - Review how parcels of land are numbered and labeled within the system ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course GEOG 1113 taught by Professor Bays during the Fall '10 term at Oklahoma State.

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