26 September 2013
Crossing the Line
Throughout history people have migrated from continent to continent, over large bodies
of water, and threw large mountain passes. But now in modern times where there are
Ethnologue is a reference website that catalogues all of the worlds living languages.
Ethnologue was founded by Richard S. Pittman and has been running since 1951. He was
motivated to share information on language development with the world. Ethnologue is
Geography Review Chapter 1
Location has a definite spot(coordinate, longitude, latitude)
has attributes, culture, climate, and elements
What makes up a Place?
- A place has direction, distance, and location
- a place has a physical structure
- a pla
Geography Review Chapter 3
Spatial interaction- movements of people, ideas, and commodities from place to
place(contact between place)
complementarily- one place must have a supply of an item for which there is demand on the
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Geography Paper #4
November 4, 2013
The Negative Aspects to Chinas Growth
Since reform, China's economy has sustained rapid economic growth over more than
three decades. Potentially what this film is trying to get across is whether or not we se
Ann Marie Darden
October 18, 2013
The Role of Facebook
This story begins in the Arab nation of the world. Setting the stage of what became one of
the hugest scandals to Facebook so far in history. As a person, who grew up in America, I
Ann Marie Darden
Life Expectancy: Geography as Density
In the video Life Expectancy: Geography as Density, it explores the rage of deaths around
the world and the reasons behind why certain areas of the world have higher death rates than
- Efforts to make ethnically homogenous geographic regions though the forcible
displacement of individuals belonging to particular ethnic groups.
o A process in which a more powerful ethnic group forcibly removes a less
powerful one in or
Human Geography Reaction Paper
In Thirst, filmmakers talk with people in Bolivia, India and a town in California. All
of these people discuss how the privatization of water is wrong and that water should remain
public for the world. Th
Guns, Germs and Steel
In Guns, Germs and Steel the series, episode two, Jared Diamond discusses how the
Spanish conquistadors conquered the Incans. I had vaguely heard of this history before in
countless history classes, but th
A process that is shrinking the scale of the world in terms of the ability of a person,
object, or idea to interact a person, object, or idea in another area.
Globalization is producing a more uniform, integrated and interdependent world of
Geo 2nd Quiz Notes
Migrant: poor worker and laborer
Foreign national: works on more white collar jobs
Alien: someone not born in the U.S
Refugee: dont need papers to come into the country
From 1850 to 2012 we had a strong immigration rush in
Agriculture & Mining (Primary Production)
Understand the difference between subsistence agriculture and commercial agriculture.
What is the problem with the disparity between population growth and arable land and what do
humans do to a
Human Geography 1101 Fall 2012
Professor John Dean
What distinguishes the cognitive territory of geography?
Is it, perhaps, the subject of the study that distinguishes it?
When geographers complete their work, do they often conclude th
Language: a system of communication through speech, a collection of sounds that a group of
people understand to have the same meaning.
Language families: a group of languages descended from a single, earlier tongue.
Subfamilies, branches or groups