Human Geography (part 2)               Demography: the study of populationsFactors that Determine a Nation:Sovereignty; Go...
Demography: the study of populations Population Density: theaverage number of people                               Birth (...
Zero Population Growth Birth Rate + Immigration = Death Rate + Emigration                  Effects of Population Growth(-)...
Urban Populations: on the riseRural Populations: on the decline
Urban Areas in the US   Urban Areas in other                         parts of the World
Rural Areas in the US   Rural Areas in other                         parts of the World
Culture: beliefs and actions that define a group of people’s way of life                       Culture Structure1. Cultura...
Cultural Hearthsdescribe centers of innovation and invention from which key culture traits            moved to exert and i...
Language
Religion
Cultural Landscapeswhat land areas look like based on culture
Social Organizationfamilies, social classes, social mobility
Women and Minoritieshistory of discrimination and violence
Cultural ChangeCultures are changed by both internal and external influence; within a culture, new                    disco...
Cultural ConvergenceOccurs when skills, arts, ideas, habits, institutions of one culture come into contact with           ...
Cultural Diffusion  A process by which a cultural element is transmitted across some distance rom onegroup to another; oft...
Cultural DivergenceThe restriction of a culture from outside cultural influences...
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  • #2 Introduction to Cultural (Human) Geography 2

    1. 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. 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. 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. 4. Urban Populations: on the riseRural Populations: on the decline
    5. 5. Urban Areas in the US Urban Areas in other parts of the World
    6. 6. Rural Areas in the US Rural Areas in other parts of the World
    7. 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. 8. Cultural Hearthsdescribe centers of innovation and invention from which key culture traits moved to exert and influence surrounding regions.
    9. 9. Language
    10. 10. Religion
    11. 11. Cultural Landscapeswhat land areas look like based on culture
    12. 12. Social Organizationfamilies, social classes, social mobility
    13. 13. Women and Minoritieshistory of discrimination and violence
    14. 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. 15. Cultural ConvergenceOccurs when skills, arts, ideas, habits, institutions of one culture come into contact with another culture... Music, TV, Movies... Mexican Food
    16. 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. 17. Cultural DivergenceThe restriction of a culture from outside cultural influences...

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