Key Components of Each Theme Population & Settlement 1. Demography: Definition: The study of the characteristics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics. Demography: A) The # of inhabitants B) The composition of the population Usually by linguistic groups ex: French, English etc. C) Population growth: Is the population increasing, decreasing, staying the same? 2. Migration Flows Definition: People moving from one place to another. Not only from country to country, it could even be within a province. 2. Migration Flows A) Groups that are migrating: Who is moving B) Reasons they are migrating Why are they moving C) Where are they settling? D) Any EMIGRATION Emigration means LEAVING 3. Effects What happens as a result of migration or population growth/decline A) On the population B) On the territory Economy & Development 1. Main product: What is the main thing being sold. 1. Main product A) Reason for the demand: Why do people want to buy this? B) Effects on the territory: What happens to the territory? Ex: If paper is in high demand, a lot of trees will be cut down. 1. Main product C) Effects on the people: Are more jobs created? Do people make more money? D) Main market: What country is buying this product? E) Regions that develop: Do certain areas become more popular? 2. Economic Policies Economic policies change how the economy is running. A policy could be something like lowering taxes or agreeing to trade with a certain country. 2. Economic Policies A) Who puts the policy in place? B) What is the purpose of the policy? Why did someone decide to create this policy? C) What is the impact of the policy? Does it work? Do people lose jobs? Culture & Currents of Thought 1. Word that ends with “ism”: The culture section is basically a bunch of words that end with “ism” Ex: animism, absolutism, feminism 1. Word that ends with “ISM” A) Description: What does this word mean? B) Characteristics: What are some key things about this “ISM”? 1. Word that ends with “ISM” C) Key players: Who are some Quebecois or Canadian people that represent this word. D) Forms of cultural expression: How can you see this “ISM” word in culture? Ex: buildings, movies, books etc. Official Power & Countervailing Power 1. An official power (usually the government) VS A Countervailing power (usually a small group that is not part of the government) 1. An official power VS a countervailing power A) Main people for the official power B) Main people for the countervailing power Who are their key representatives? 1. An official power VS a countervailing power C) What do the groups disagree upon? D) Demands made by each power What do they want? E) How each group tries to influence decisions What do they do to try and get their way? Protest? Revolution? Violence? 1. An official power VS a countervailing power F) The result of this “conflict” Who wins in the end? Does the government change?