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Chapter 9 Part 1
Urban : The buildup of the city and surrounding suburbs Urbanization : Movement of people from rural to urban areas
Agricultural villages 10,000 years ago The first urban revolution: Agricultural surplus Social stratification (leadership class)
Mesopotamia, 3500 BCE Nile River Valley, 3200 BCE Indus River Valley, 2200 BCE Huang He and Wei River Valleys, 1500 BCE Mesoamerica, 200 BCE
Greek cities (by 500 BCE) Greeks highly urbanized – 500 cities and towns on the mainland and on islands – Acropolis (buildings on a height of land) and an agora (open public space) in each city
Roman cities – A system of cities and small towns, linked together by hundreds of miles of roads and sea routes – Forum: acropolis and agora combined – Extreme wealth and extreme poverty
Europe Middle Ages (500–1300) Little urban growth, even decline Asia (1000-1200_ Centers along the Silk Road Urban growth in Korea, Japan West Africa The Americas
Movement to cities 1. Second agricultural revolution 2.Industrialization
Questions to Answer 1. How did your city change over time? 2. How would you re-design your city? 3. What are the benefits of urban planning?
Unit VII: Cities and Urban Land Use. 2 A. Introduction Basic Question: Why Cities? Cities exist for many reasons: – Collective need for defense – Sacred.
URBAN GEOGRAPHY Chapter 9. When and Why Did People Start Living in Cities? City: A conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve.
UNIT VII Key Question: Before urbanization, people often clustered in agricultural villages – a relatively small, egalitarian village, where most.
URBAN GEOGRAPHY Chapter 9.
Cities & Urban Land Use.
CITIES AND URBAN LAND USE. DEFINITIONS OF URBAN Urban – the entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including the most recently constructed.
+ The History of Cities Globally, more people live in towns and cities than rural areas Move to urban area reflects the changing global economy and increasing.
CHAPTER 9 Urban Geography. CITY A conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics.
Urban Areas United States and Canada. Urban Areas Urban – having something to do with cities. People make a living in ways other than farming. Urban areas.
Foundations: 8000 B.C.E C.E.. Finding Early Historical Evidence Types of Sources Changing interpretations and new evidence.
Intro. To Urban Geography. Definitions city: a multifunctional (residential and non) nucleated settlement with a central business district (CBD) town:
Aim: How do geographic features affect societies?.
Beginnings of Urbanizatio n Urban Models Miscellaneous.
Early Cities Urban Hearth Areas –Follows the same pattern as agricultural hearth areas –Areas: Mesopotamia, Indus Valley, Huang He River Valley, Egypt,
URBAN GEOGRAPHY CHAPTER 9. When and Why Did People Start Living in Cities? City: A conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve.
Do people live in the same location of early cultural hearths? Early Cultural Hearths Current World Population Density.
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