AP Human Geography Key Terms Str-Zo

AP Human Geography Key Terms Str-Zo AP Human Geography Key Terms Str-Zo
  
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economic policies imposed on LDCs by international agencies to create conditions encouraging international trade
 
structural adjustment program
agriculture designed primarily to provide food for direct consumption by the farmer and the farmer's family
 
subsistence agriculture
farming methods that preserve longterm productivity of land and minimize pollution
 
sustainable agriculture
the level of development that can be maintained in a country w/o overly depleting resources
 
sustainable development
a patch of land cleared for planting through slashing and burning
 
swidden
a restriction on behavior imposed by social customs
 
taboo
the portion of the economy concerned with transportation, communications, and utilities
 
tertiary sector
a fabric made by weaving, used in making clothing
 
textile
to beat out grain from stalks by trampling it
 
thresh
the minimum number of ppl needed to support the service
 
threshold
the name given to a portion of Earth's surface
 
toponym
the avg. # of children a woman will have throughout her childbearing years
 
total fertility rate (TFR)
a square 6 mi long on a side; the Land Ordiance divided much of the U.S. into a series of these
 
township
a group of neighboring countries that promote trade with each other and erect barriers to limit trade with other blocs
 
trading bloc
the seasonal migration of livestock between mountains and lowland pastures
 
transhumance
a company that conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in many countries
 
transnational corporation
services that diffuse and distribute services
 
transportation and information services
a practice where European ships transported slaves from Africa to the Caribbean, molasses to Europe, and trade goods to Africa
 
triangular slave trade
commercial gardening and fruit farming
 
truck farming
a group in society prevented from participating in the material benefits of a more developed society because of variety of social/economic characteristics
 
underclass
people who enter a country w/o proper documents
 
undocumented immigrants
the increasing gap in economic conditions between core and peripheral regions as a result of the globalization of the economy
 
uneven development
an internal organization of a state that places most power in the hands of central government officials
 
unitary state
a religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just those living in a particular location
 
universalizing religion
program in which cities identify blighted inner-city neighborhoods and turn the land over to private developers
 
urban renewal
an increase in the percentage and in the number of people living in urban settlements
 
urbanization
in the U.S., a central city plus its built-up suburbs
 
urbanized area
the gross value of the product minus the costs of raw materials and energy
 
value added
reproduction of plants by direct cloning from existing plants
 
vegetative planting
an area that people believe to exist as part of their cultural identity
 
vernacular region
permanent movement undertaken by choice
 
voluntary migration
a form of Latin used in daily conversation by ancient Romans
 
Vulgar Latin
rice planted on dryland in a nursery, then moved to a flooded field to promote growth
 
wet rice
to remove chaff by allowing it to be blown away by the wind
 
winnow
wheat planted in the fall and harvested in the early summer
 
winter wheat
a decline of the total fertility rate to the point where the NIR equals 0
 
zero population growth
a law that limits the permitted uses of land and maximum density of development in a community
 
zoning ordinace

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