AP Hum. GEO Chapter 1Study Guide: Cultural Geography
- Study Guide Questions
- Explain the Definition of and historic development of GEOGRPAPHY.
- What is Cultural Geography?
- Explain the idea of “learned collective behavior”
- What are spatial variations and spatial patterns in relation to cultural geography?
- How does physical environment affect cultural geography?
- Give a Definition of Region and Culture Region and list the 3 types of culture regions?
- Why are maps a crucial tool in understanding a Culture Region?
- What is a formal culture region?
- Give examples
- Explain the terms totality, cultural borders, and border zones in relation to formal culture region
- What is core-periphery pattern ---
- What is a Functional Culture Region? Give examples!
- Explain the significance of a node in a Functional Culture Region.
- What is a Vernacular Culture Region ? Give examples-
- What is Cultural Diffusion?
- Explain the ideas of spatial spread and learned ideas and how they relate to cultural diffusion.
- Explain the idea of “independent invention”
- Explain the difference between Expansion and Relocation Diffusion?
- What are the 3 types of Expansion diffusion – explain each
- What is time distance decay?
- Explain the difference between Absorbing and permeable barriers and how they affect diffusion.
- What is the neighborhood effect of diffusion?
- What is Cultural Ecology?
- What is an ecosystem-
- What is cause-and-effect interplay?
- What is environmental determinism?
- What is the Gaia Hypothesis?
- How do cultural adaptation and adaptive strategy relate to possibilism?
- What is Environmental Perception?
- What is Geomancy?
- How do natural disaster relate to the idea of environmental perception?
- What is the difference between the organic view and mechanistic view of nature?
- How are “Humans Modifiers of the Earth?”
- Explain the idea of Ecofeminism?
- Who is Rachel Carson and how does this book support the afore mentioned idea?
- What does it mean to define a culture a systematically and spatially intertwined?
- What is Cultural Determinsim?
- What are the 2 methods used is studying Cultural interaction?
- What is economic determinism mean?
- What is Humanistic Geography?
- What is Cultural Landscape?
- What is a humanized landscape? Example
- Who is August Meitzen and what is his diagnostic interpretation?
- What are some competing interpretations on landscape.
- What are the 3 principal aspects of cultural landscape? Explain Each!