AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY UNIT 4 – Political Organization of Space NAME: Period: REVIEW SHEET Always ASSUME that you should provide a real world example of EACH vocabulary word. You should be able to use your book notes for this, if you can’t, you must write better notes next time. Otherwise, use your textbook. CH 14 1. Define NATION, STATE, and NATION-STATE. 2. Name an example of a country that has achieved Nation-State status, and one that has not. Explain. 3. Name and describe the five different state shapes and an example of each. 4. Define IRRENDENTISM and name an example of this happening in history. 5. Name and define the 3 stages of BOUNDARY EVOLUTION. 6. Define and provide an example of ANTECEDENT boundary, SUBSEQUENT boundary, SUPERIMPOSED boundary, and RELICT boundary. Who developed this concept? 7. Name and define the 4 types of BOUNDARY DISPUTES (LOAD). CH 15 8. Define GEOPOLITICS. 9. Explain the concepts of CORE AREA and PRIMATE CITY. 10. What is a FORWARD CAPITAL? 11. What is the difference between a UNITARY STATE and a FEDERAL STATE? 12. What is GERRYMANDERING? CH 16 13. Define the concept of SUPRANATIONALISM. 14. Name at least 5 Supranationalistic organizations mentioned in the book and explain each ones’ purpose. (Please review the BOOK, and don’t talk about the U.N, that’s covered in #14) 15. Discuss the function of and some powers of the United Nations (UN). 16. Define a country’s borders in terms of TERRITORIAL SEA and EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE. 17. What is the Median Line Principle? 18. What is the chief reason a country obtains colonies or engages in a supranationalistic union? CH 17 19. Explain what DEVOLUTION is using an example in history. 20. What are some other countries which face devolutionary pressures? Explain their cases!!!! 21. Define ETHNONATIONALISM. What CH 15/26 term is this similar to? 22. Explain the concept of Globalization. CH 33 23. Explain the “CONTINENTAL DRIFT” theory. 24. What was the CAMBRIAN EXPLOSION? 25. In terms of Species, what comes with Volcanic Activity? 26. Explain the KT BOUNDARY? CH 34 27. What is ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS? 28. Explain why water has become such an explosive political issue? 29. What ultimate effect is Human Activity having on the Earth and its species? (Include some terms!!) 30. Why is human pollution such a complicated problem with respect to a country’s borders?