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#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
#2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2
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    • 1. Human Geography (part 2) Demography: the study of populationsFactors that Determine a Nation:Sovereignty; Government Systems; Economic Systems Culture: beliefs and actions that define a group of people’s way of life
    • 2. Demography: the study of populations Population Density: theaverage number of people Birth (birth rates) in a particular unit area Death (death rates) (square miles; square Marriage kilometers) Migration (immigration & emigration) World Human Population 1 billion in 1800; 7 billion in 2011; 10 billion in 2050
    • 3. Zero Population Growth Birth Rate + Immigration = Death Rate + Emigration Effects of Population Growth(-) Negative (+) PositiveIncreased famine Increased technologyIncreased disease Increased creativityDepletion of natural resources
    • 4. Urban Populations: on the riseRural Populations: on the decline
    • 5. Urban Areas in the US Urban Areas in other parts of the World
    • 6. Rural Areas in the US Rural Areas in other parts of the World
    • 7. Culture: beliefs and actions that define a group of people’s way of life Culture Structure1. Cultural Hearths - birthplaces of ideas from which they spread2. Language3. Religion4. Cultural Landscapes - what land areas look like based on culture5. Social Organization - families, social classes, social mobility6. Women and Minorities - history of discrimination
    • 8. Cultural Hearthsdescribe centers of innovation and invention from which key culture traits moved to exert and influence surrounding regions.
    • 9. Language
    • 10. Religion
    • 11. Cultural Landscapeswhat land areas look like based on culture
    • 12. Social Organizationfamilies, social classes, social mobility
    • 13. Women and Minoritieshistory of discrimination and violence
    • 14. Cultural ChangeCultures are changed by both internal and external influence; within a culture, new discoveries and ideas can bring change... Fire Stone Tools The Wheel
    • 15. Cultural ConvergenceOccurs when skills, arts, ideas, habits, institutions of one culture come into contact with another culture... Music, TV, Movies... Mexican Food
    • 16. Cultural Diffusion A process by which a cultural element is transmitted across some distance rom onegroup to another; often occurs through the migration of people who took their cultural traits with them to new locations...Gullah culture from Africa Chinese culture came to US in 1800s with Chinese immigration
    • 17. Cultural DivergenceThe restriction of a culture from outside cultural influences...

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