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  1. 1. AP Human Geography Units of Study for the exam K. F. O’Horo
  2. 2. I. Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives-5-10% <ul><li>Geography as a field of inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Evolution of key geographical concepts and models associated with notable geographers </li></ul><ul><li>Key concepts underlying the geographical perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Key geographical skills (space, scale, place, pattern, regionalization, globalization,) </li></ul><ul><li>New geographic technologies (GIS,GPS) </li></ul><ul><li>Sources of geographical ideas and data </li></ul>
  3. 3. II. Population (13-17%) <ul><li>Geographical analysis of population </li></ul><ul><li>Population growth and decline over time and space </li></ul><ul><li>Population movement </li></ul>
  4. 4. III. Cultural Patterns and Processes (13-17%) <ul><li>Concepts of culture </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural differences </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental impact of cultural attitudes and practices </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural landscapes and cultural identity </li></ul>
  5. 5. IV. Political Organization of Space (13-17%) <ul><li>Territorial dimensions of politics </li></ul><ul><li>Evolution of the contemporary pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in political-territorial arrangements </li></ul>
  6. 6. V. Agricultural and Rural Land Use (13-17%) <ul><li>Development and diffusion of agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Major agricultural production regions </li></ul><ul><li>Rural land use and settlement pattererns </li></ul><ul><li>Modern commercial agriculture </li></ul>
  7. 7. VI. Industrialization and Economic Development (13-17%) <ul><li>Growth and diffusion of industrialization </li></ul><ul><li>Contemporary patterns and impacts of industrialization and development </li></ul>
  8. 8. VII. Cities and Urban Land Use (13-17%) <ul><li>Origin and evolution of cities </li></ul><ul><li>Functional character of contemporary cities </li></ul><ul><li>Built environment and social space </li></ul>

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