As mentioned in chapter 25, The Cover Story: What term did the Plaid Avenger
invent to describe a new phenomenon of cultures that feel threatened due to
globalizing forces trying to reassert their primary or primal cultures over
According to the map and table of Central American banana production, which of
the following countries produced the MOST bananas in 2005?
Civil wars, divided societies, US deportation policy, wealth disparity, government
corruption, and rampant
Chapter 1 - Geology
1.1 : Distinguish between physical and historical geology and describe the connections
between people and geology.
Key Words: geology, physical geology, historical geology
Greek geo (Earth) and logos (discourse)
Chapter 2 - Geology
2.1 - Discuss the view that most geologists held prior to the 1960s regarding the
geographic positions of the ocean basins and continents.
Scientific Revolution - the reversal in theory that continental drift is true after 50 years of
Overpopulation no technical solution
Per-cpita share of goods deacrese
Population growth must eventually equal zero
Positive population growth is optimum but rapidly growing populations re most miserable
reached individually will, in fact,
Interpreting Landscapes & Movement | 9/13 & 9/15
geographers are interested in the visible imprint of human activity on
what clues help determine cultural practices, values, and priorities of its
How do you define globalization?
what is your opinion of globalization
what does it mean to you everyday life
have you heard of the term globalization?
three quotes from previous classes
our first understanding of space begins with the space of experience
Five themes of geography | 8/30
"attachment to place is a prerequisite to endeavor on its behalf"
what is it like?
what kind of pace?
what image does the place conjure?
what areas are similar/different
where is it?
Theme of Location | 9/8
where something is in comparison to something else
landmarks, direction, distance from A to B
where are you? where is it?
adaptation to the environment
New Orleans | 9/1
site: actual real estate the city occupies
concern placed on soil, water, etc
situation: when we speak of a place with respect to its neighboring places
crucial points: if a citys situation is good enough, its site will be altered
Space and Place | 9/6
Three types of regions (test question ?)
where everyone shares a common one or more distinctive
language, religion, nationality, culture
landform, climate, vegetation
country, state, co
Intro | 8/25
where or spatial component
what or content which varies depending on the investigation
why or process component which attempts to answer questions posed
by the investigation
deals with spatial organization of human activitie
Hunter gatherers 10 mil-20 mil
10000 years ago agricultural revolution
200 years ago, industrial revolution 1st billion of people (1804)
123 years later 2 billion
1960 3 billion 33 years
14 years later 1974 4 billion
13 years 1987 5 billion 1999
history of grape:
vitis vinifera- global traveller extraordinaire
from Caucasus (black to Caspian sea)
o border from Russia to Armenia and Georgia
may have originated from Georgia
ancient records: pips (resilient), fossils, pots (have residue)