Exam 3 Review
Exam 3 will be similar to Exam 2multiple choice, fill in the blanks, short answer. There will be
matching section on world religions. There will be a country ID section but you will not have to
locate the countries on a map. Any country talk
Review Sheet for the Final Exam
The final exam will consist of 34 brand new questions and 14 slightly-used questions
(multiple choicers). There will be a mapping section similar to the first exam. The
mapping section will consist of descriptions of a coun
Argentina and Las Malvinas/Falkland Island Dispute
Argentina and The Falklands Divergent Histories
- Argentina was colonized by Spain from 1512 to 1810
. Reasons: finding a passage to the West (Pacific Ocean) along the Ro de la Plata, rumors of silver
NORWAY AND THE NORDICS
WHO IS THE ALL-TIME MEDAL LEADER FOR WINTER OLYMPICS? And has the
noble peace center? Norway
SCANDINAVIA ORTHE NORDICS?
Scandinavia refers only to three kingdoms of Norway, Denmark, and Sweden
Nordics add Iceland and Finland to th
Survey of Sub-Saharan Africa And The Danger of A Single Narrative
To make it a little easier to see, here is the political map of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Compare the national boundaries with the ethnic group boundaries. Something doesnt quite match up
Population Geography in Central America
this is a physical geography map showing elevation!
New kind of map for us: Political Map, simplified to show countries, borders, not much else.
What is Population Geography?
- Study of Earths populations!
The United States II
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Textual Politics
Geography and the Chili Peppers?!
Although the Red Hot Chili Peppers pre-date most of you.
Began in 1983
Most mainstream popularity and commercial success from around 1999 to 2006
Welcome Welcome to Geography 101!
About Geography 101
Geography 101 is the introductory World Regional Geography course taught at UTK, and it
covers all of the worlds major regions in one course. These regions are North America,
Middle and SouthAmerica, E
Spring 2016 Exam 1 Study Guide
-Things you need to know from previous classes:
Everything from Quiz 2 (seriously: all five questions will be repeated,
answer key on Blackboard under Course Materials)
Greek derivation of geography
Introduction to Europe
The Boundaries of Europe
The Characteristics of Europe
Contemporary Europe in the Context of the European Union
The Importance of Europe to Developing the World We Know
- Europe has undergone vast changes in the past ce
Hotel Rwanda: Genocide in Africa
Why study the Rwandan and Sudanese genocides?
- An element of those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it.
. Learn from the past to avoid future genocide
- Though it happened in 1994, the Rwandan genocide is still in
Colonialisms Devastating Effects: Somalia
Formal European colonialism ended for most countries between 1945 and 1960
Problems left behind are the reason Africa is often thought of as one of the worlds biggest problems:
THE UNITED STATES PT.II & CANADA: THE GREAT WHITE NORTH
Introduce North America & physical geography here:
North America for the purposes of Human Geography is only made up of Canada and the U.S.
Two of the largest states in terms of land
Population Geography in Central America
- Independent from Spain since 1821, joined Central American
Federation until 1839
-12-year civil war ended in 1992. 75,000 casualties.
- Smallest and most densely populated in Central America
Cities and the U.S.
Americas Largest Cities by Population
Metro Area population, 2012 Census Bureau estimates (Estimated Percent Growth from 2000 to 2009)
1. NYC 19.8m (4.1%)
6. Philadelphia 6.0m (5%)
2. LA 13m (4.1%)
7. Washington, D.C. 5.8 m (14.2%)
SUCCESS STORIES: SOUTH AFRICA AND THE ENDURING LEGACY OF NELSON
LESOTHO AND SWAZILAND
Whats up with Lesotho and Swaziland?
Both are enclaves, countries that are completely surrounded/bounded by another political state/states.
Both are landlocked c
Geographic Concepts I: Intro to Cultural Geography, Geographies of
Memory, and Urban Geography
According to our (non-required) textbook, culture:
is represented by the ideas, materials, methods, and social arrangements that people ha
What is War?
Defined : Sustained intergroup violence involving deliberately-inflicted death, injury, and
destruction in which a states military forces participate in at least one side.
Warfare can be divided into 3 basic types:
- Conventional Warfare
MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL OVERVIEW
Parag Khanna - But. thats not all!
Obviously, Khannas talk is a little bit dated now (produced in 2009)
- Some aspects he predicts are correct (e.g, South Sudan did successfully vote itself independence in
AUSTRALIA: SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE
- Officially named the Commonwealth of Australia
. Includes the Australian continent & island of Tasmania, many other small islands
. 6th largest country in the world by land area
. 23.8 million people (201
Things to look for on the physical geography map: capital city (Manila), major islands of the Philippines
(from North to South: Luzon, Samar, Leyte,
The Philippines, Corruption, and Democracy
Philippines long colonized by the Sp
Survey of Southeast Asia
Things to look for: importance of island nations, water features (especially the South China Sea)
Things to look for: countries, island nations, water features
Southeast Asia: Landforms
- Southeast Asia: partly large archipelago (
Greying Japan and the Lost Decades
Often thought to be over 3,000 islands, in reality Japan has over 6,000.
The four main islands, from North to South, are: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
Honshu is Japans largest island, and hom
Himalayan Countries and Bangladesh
Himalayan Countries: Nepal and Bhutan
- Three zones of Himalayan country High Himalayas, foothills, southern lowlands
- Estimated height of Mt. Everest: 29,035 feet (5.5 miles) since the H still growth.
- Most people liv
THE UK, IRELAND, AND WAR
-Hollywood's villainous Brits may be playing out their final act Arwa Mahdawi (The Guardian)
The use of mega events major undertakings on the global stage like the Olympics help put
countries on the map. In this case, the infograp
NEW ZEALAND: MORE THAN LORD RING
LORD OF THE RINGS COUNTRY
Photos from Pure Glenorchy Tours (these first three): our tour was in the dead of winter, not so scenic, but
shown here are some of the iconic landscapes
from the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT &
BRAZIL LEADER OF THE BRICS?
Stages of Development
- According to Economic Geography, countries are in different stages of development depending on
their economic strengths and weaknesses.
- According to Population Geography, countr