This is a general list of items to know and pages to
read for Exam 1.
This list is not intended to be a complete itemization of all questions on this exam. However, knowing this material will serve as a good starting point in preparation for study.
Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada (6th ed.) by Birdsall et al.
-- Chapter 1 (All pages)
-- Chapter 2 (All pages)
-- Chapter 3 (All pages)
-- Chapter 4 (All pages)
Be able to identify, know the meaning of, or otherwise give examples of the following:
Latitude & longitude
Scale (large vs. small)
Push and pull factors
Federal system of government
Difference between Weather and Climate
Situation (or Relative Location)
Origins of immigrants to U.S. and Canada by time period and source.
Expansion pattern of settlement in U.S. and Canadian history.
Homestead Act of 1862
Fall line cities
Population densities of U.S., Canada, and Megalopolis.
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