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Social Studies

Chapter 3

TermDefinition
Population Distribution a description of where people have chosen to live in a particular country or region
Archipelago Effect a term used to describe Canada's pockets of settlements as a group of islands
Population Density a measure of how closely together people live in a given country or area
Site factors features of the physical landscape if a place. ex. fertile soil, abundant trees, plentiful fish, and presence of mineral.
Situation factors factors involving the relationship of a place to other places ex. trade, markets, and transportation
confluence a place where two or more navigable rivers come together
Head of navigation the farthest point of travel by one method
Relocation the forced movement of a group of people
Township system settlement system used in Ontario based on square blocks of 100 acres of land
Seigneurial system a system of landholding that was used in France and later in Quebec; led to settlement pattern of long, narrow lots facing rivers and roads.
Inuit Aboriginal people of Arctic Canada
Metis people of First Nations and European ancestry or of Inuit and European Ancestry
Corridors an area of urban development that extends from a large city, often along a major highway
Rural describes those areas, often agricultural, that are located outside towns and cities
Industrial Revolution the transition from an economy based on agricultural to one based on manufacturing
Urban describes towns or cities with a population of 1000 or more, or areas with population density of at least 400 people per square kilometer
Rural to Urban Drift the movement of people from areas of lower population densities into towns and cities
Urbanization the process by which a rural area becomes urban
Megacities massive urban areas that are so large that city life becomes extremely difficult to sustain
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