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Unformatted text preview: Study Guide for Exam 2 The following are the key terms and concepts that will be covered on Exam 2. You are also expected to have read the assigned chapters of the text. Most questions will be based on the lectures but some questions may be about things in the book that have not been covered in class but listed below. Good luck. The Former Soviet Union (FSU):- Know the major events in the Soviet History (1917, 1924, 1991)- The size of FSU (in comparison to the US, and also time zones, etc.), where was its core area?- location (high latitude, etc. and implications of this geographic characteristic)- general patterns of rivers (e.g., in what direction most of them flow)- why do mountains in the country accentuate climatic conditions?- population, ethnic makeup (major nationalities, % Russian, etc.)- 15 republics (criteria for them, names, locations)- know the Baltic states, the transcaucasus states, the central Asian republics)- Know the key events of the Russian expansion process (direction of expansion under different tsars,...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course GEOG 100 taught by Professor Deaner during the Spring '08 term at Kansas State University.
- Spring '08