|Dr. Andrew Wood
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These are the major terms and concepts I want you to master for the upcoming examination. This list will grow as we progress throughout the course. Please remember that this review is designed to highlight ideas and concepts that will be found on the test. It is not complete and will be revised until the day before the examination. The review does not include every word that will appear on the exam; it merely serves to guide your study of the texts, notes, web resources, and other materials employed throughout this course.
Patton - Fluid locales, Patton's thesis, "the grid," the 1939 NYWF and the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Stilgoe - Limited access, congress and roads, military purpose of the interstates, social implications of interstates, unseeable places, cloverleaf architecture and plant-life
Jakle - autocamping as roadside democracy, hotels vs. motels, blurring of hotels and motels (Holiday Inn)
Wood - omnitopia definition, three propositions
Sample Questions (these will not appear on the test. They are simply designed to give you a sense of how I write questions)
True/False If the statement is mostly true, place a 'T' in the space provided. If the statement is mostly false, place a 'F' in the space provided.
1. __ Risse says that the most useful definition between travel and tourism is command of the local language.Multiple Choice Select the response that is most correct.
2. __ Liebs describes the turn-of-the-century storefront as regional/historic.
3. Which event forced southwestern Americans to travel Route 66 to California?
a. World War I
b. Dust Bowl
c. Potato famine
d. Crash of '29
4. Referring to the kind of community found at these sites, early 1920s autocamps may best be compared to?
a. Police station5. Which dance is critiqued because interpreters speak from a generic and liner script?
b. Corporate office
c. Medieval carnival
a. Legong dance
b. Ramayana Ballet
c. Barong and Kris
d. Monkey dance