Ch 41: Political Geography & Geographic Factors

About This Chapter

Watch fun video lessons that provide an in-depth look at political geography and the influence of geographic factors on politics. Closely examine physical and cultural boundaries, characteristics of nation states and other related concepts.

Political Geography & Geographic Factors - Chapter Summary

This chapter makes it easy for you to understand political geography and geographic factors. Enjoy entertaining videos that provide insight into reasons geography and politics are related and ways this relationship plays out around the world. Navigate the lessons in this chapter with ease. When finished, you will be able to:

  • Describe physical, political and cultural boundaries and foundations for those boundaries
  • Define and describe the characteristics of the nation state
  • Explain ways geographic factors have influenced politics in Europe
  • Discuss the political geography of all East Asian countries

Video lessons average about 10 minutes each and feature entertaining visual effects. They contain clickable timelines that allow you to skip to key topics within the videos without watching them in full. If you prefer to access your lessons in print, scroll down to review full transcripts with helpful vocabulary words. Multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam are also available to assess your political geography knowledge.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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