AP Human Geography 2.4 Intro to Geography

AP Human Geography 2.4 Intro to Geography. The rise of urbanization first occurred as a result of the...what?

APAP Human Geography
Cities and Urban Land UseModels of Urban Development
The Changing Form, Function, and Size of Urban Settlements
Industrialization and Economic DevelopmentMeasures of Development
LanguageEnglish Language
Test PrepAP Human Geography

Transcript

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........ah urbanization that thing for which you

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can thank your iPhone your Xbox and you know commute traffic and lucky us [Man checks phone and xbox appears]

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so what caused this extremely influential phenomenon well science

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tells us that the first Ice Age occurred during the Cenozoic era some 2.5 billion

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years ago which is roughly two point four nine billion years earlier than the [Cave man walking on glacier]

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appearance of early homo sapien which reminds us of that old saying if an

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iphone rings in the forest when there's no human around to hear it well you get [iPhone ringing in the forest]

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to do anyway that eliminates interest let's take a look at D the invention of

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industrial machinery well prompted by the invention of the [Steam trains appear]

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steam engine in 1712 the Industrial Revolution took place in the 18th

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century and influenced the invention of the modern-day automobile almost a

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hundred years later we still don't know how that hasn't led us down the [Flying car in the sky]

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inevitable path towards flying cars but well regardless

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neither the invention of industrial machinery nor the rise of the personal

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automobile happened early enough in history to prompt urbanization so we can

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eliminate answers D ad E by by the discovery of animal bones and stone

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tools used by early man suggest that humans were hunting and gathering around [Man chasing pack of animals]

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1.9 million years ago some scientists suggest that if the shift towards a

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meat-based diet it sparked a big jump in our evolution others believe it was some [Man evolves into human today]

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giant monolith thing yes there and yes thing is a scientific term either way

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man was hunting and gathering way before there were cities or anything resemble [Tribe hunting]

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urbanization which means the correct answer is C urbanization first occurred

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as a result of the development of Agriculture the first cities arose in [Farms appear]

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the Fertile Crescent in what is now Iraq and Iran which has some clever naming

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because as you might have guessed the Crescent was pretty darn fertile because [Crescent crops appear]

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of its close proximity to the Euphrates River the soil surrounding the

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Mesopotamian city uhlook was extremely rich due to centuries of deposits this

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made it a popular city where the population could produce a surplus of [Man and woman carrying basket of crops]

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food and the first to experience urbanization that makes C the correct

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answer so the next time you find yourself flocking to a hot new [People cuing in line for restaurant]

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restaurant in your town remember that you're emulating an endeavor that

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mankind first undertook thousands and thousands of years ago now if only we [Caveman cooking]

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could honor their Yelp reviews [People using phones to write Yelp reviews]