Geog 3: Lecture 11

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  1. Types of technology that globalizes society
    • 1. Transportation
    • 2. Communication
  2. Cave drawings led to
    pictograms
  3. Pictograms
    • -led to conventional writing
    • -pictures which resemble what they signify
    • -symbols
  4. Cuneiform
    -wedge shape
  5. Sumerian syllabic glyphs
    -first people to come up with it
  6. Hieroglyphs
    • -started as drawings, then became representations of sound
    • -representing phonemes
  7. consonantal root
    • -using three consonants 
    • -semitic
  8. Semitic alphabet
    • -phoenicians wrote right to left
    • -greeks wrote left to right and used vowels
  9. Ideograms
    • -chinese
    • -shapes
    • -meanings translates, not sound
    • -a written symbol that represents an idea or object directly rather than a particular word or speech sound
  10. Advantages of Latin script over chinese
    1. Easier to learn
  11. Disadvantage of Pinyin
    -can have different meanings
  12. Most staple crops are
    -domesticated wild grasses
  13. Characteristics of a wealthy country
    • -agriculture
    • -globalized
    • -export
    • -health care
    • -wealth per capita
    • -consumerism
    • -technology
  14. Core/periphery
    • 1. Core
    • -rich countries
    • -dominates periphery
    • 2. periphery
    • -poor countries
  15. The major contrast between rich and poor
    urban/rural
  16. Zheng He
    • -chinese muslim explorer
    • -sponsored by a single chinse state
    • -chinese changed their mind on funding him
    • -exploration never happened
  17. First European voyager country
    portugal
  18. Europe incentives that made them rich
    • -exploration
    • -trading
  19. First source of power in the industrial revolution
    water mill
  20. Historical lock-in
    • -historical advantage becomes locked in
    • -rich get richer
  21. two stages of industrial revolution
    • 1st: water mill
    • 2nd: coal
  22. Why England: Industrial revolution
    had funding and terrain
  23. How US became industrial power
    • -economic culture from England
    • -protectionism
  24. Protectionism
    • government protects from outside competition
    • -good for producers, bad for consumers
    • -consumers have to buy more expensive goods
  25. Cash crops
    • -grow to make money, not for eating
    • -Ex. coffee
  26. why was south korea allowed in GTS with protectionism?
    • -exception 
    • -relationship with US
    • -strategic importance: technological ally on eastern block

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