Chapter 8 Human Geography Study Guide

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|1. |At the global scale, political geographers study the spatial manifestations of political processes expressed in the organization| | |of territories with permanent population, defined territory and a government. These spatial units are called | |A) |countries. | |B) |states. | |C) |nations. | |D) |regions. |

|2. |The present number of countries and territories in the world is around | |A) |400. | |B) |350. | |C) |300. | |D) |200. |

|3. |In The Territorial Imperative, Robert Ardrey argued that humans are concerned with | |A) |collecting and securing territory. | |B) |concerned only with the securing of food. | |C) |avoiding confrontation with different groups. | |D) |unconcerned with securing territory. |

|4. |Robert Sack's view of human territorial behavior implies an expression of control over space and time. This control is closely | | |related to the concept of | |A) |nationhood. | |B) |colonialism. | |C) |sovereignty. | |D) |warfare. |

|5. |The Peace of Westphalia is the seminal moment in the emergence of the European state. This marked the end of | |A) |WW I. | |B) |the Thirty Years War. | |C) |the Napoleonic Wars. | |D) |the War of the Roses. |

|6. |The promotion of the acquisition of wealth through plunder, colonization, and the protection of home industries and foreign | | |markets during Europe's rebirth was called...
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