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1 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 1 I. Human Systems A. Economic Geography B. Urban and Rural Geography C. Political Geography CHAPTER 6

2 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 2 Objectives: What are the three main types of economic systems? What are the three main types of economic systems? How are developed countries and developing countries different? How are developed countries and developing countries different? Section 1 Economic Geography

3 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 3 1. Three types of economic systems: a. traditional or subsistence—people make goods for themselves and their families a. traditional or subsistence—people make goods for themselves and their families b. market—free enterprise, in which people choose what to buy and sell b. market—free enterprise, in which people choose what to buy and sell c. command—government makes major economic decisions c. command—government makes major economic decisions Section 1 A. Economic Geography

4 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 4 2. Differences in levels of development: a. Developed countries a. Developed countries i. high levels of industrialization i. high levels of industrialization Ii. high standards of living, education, and health care Ii. high standards of living, education, and health care Iii. good infrastructure, with global market economies Iii. good infrastructure, with global market economies Developing countries Developing countries poorer nations, with lower standards of living, education, and health care poorer nations, with lower standards of living, education, and health care based mainly on farming, with fewer jobs in services or manufacturing based mainly on farming, with fewer jobs in services or manufacturing includes most of Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Pacific islands includes most of Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Pacific islands Section 1 Economic Geography

5 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 5 Objectives: How have people used land throughout human history? How have people used land throughout human history? How does urban geography describe human settlements? How does urban geography describe human settlements? What are some of the ways people use land in rural areas? What are some of the ways people use land in rural areas? B. Urban and Rural Geography

6 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 6 Using the land: for hunting and gathering for hunting and gathering for agriculture for agriculture for cities for cities Section 2 Urban and Rural Geography

7 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 7 2. Urban geography a. Urban geography describes urban settlements in various ways: Section 2 Urban and Rural Geography i. location i. location ii. size and distribution ii. size and distribution iii. land use iii. land use iv. urban problems iv. urban problems

8 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 8 Rural land use: The key economic activity is agriculture. The key economic activity is agriculture. subsistence subsistence market-oriented market-oriented Rural land is also used for forestry, mining, and recreation. Rural land is also used for forestry, mining, and recreation. Section 2 Urban and Rural Geography

9 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 9 Objectives: How are government and geography connected? How are government and geography connected? What are three main types of geographic boundaries? What are three main types of geographic boundaries? How do conflict and cooperation affect international relations? How do conflict and cooperation affect international relations? Section 3 Political Geography

10 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 10 The study of government is an important aspect of geography. This includes: how governments divide and control Earth’s surface how governments divide and control Earth’s surface how governments rule their people how governments rule their people how governments interact how governments interact how culture influences government how culture influences government Section 3 Political Geography

11 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 11 Types of geographic boundaries: natural—based on physical features natural—based on physical features cultural—based on culture traits cultural—based on culture traits geometric—based on regular, geometric patterns geometric—based on regular, geometric patterns Section 3 Political Geography

12 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON World Geography Today HOLT 12 Role of conflict and cooperation in international relations: Conflict divides countries, often over issues of nationalism or political and economic differences. Conflict divides countries, often over issues of nationalism or political and economic differences. Cooperation helps solve political and economic problems and bring countries together. Cooperation helps solve political and economic problems and bring countries together. Section 3 Political Geography


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