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People in SW Asia
Who is an Arab? 75% of people in SW Asia Share a culture and language—Arabic Not all Arabs are Muslims (religion) Not all live in SW Asia
Other People and Languages Iran—Persian ethnic group and Muslim (not Arab), large population -speak Farsi and Arabic Turkey—Turks from central Asia, speak Turkish but use roman alphabet
Minority Groups Kurds, Armenians, Greeks, and Jews Often persecuted —Jews and the Holocaust Over 25 languages
Religions of the Region 90% Muslim – Sunni and Shiite divisions Christians scattered throughout Jews in Israel and a few in other countries
Village Farmers Sown land --farmable, river valleys, mountain sides, lots of irrigation Desalination –taking the salt out of salt water Fertigation –watering directly to the roots of plants
Desert Herders Bedouins –nomads that carry goods or herd in the desert, often with camels Skilled at desert travel, finding water Way of life is dying out due to technology
SS7G8a,b The Student will describe the diverse cultures of the people who live in Southwest Asia (Middle East)
Ch. 18 Sec I The Culture of the Middle East and North Africa.
Physical Landscape and The People
North Africa and Southwest Asia
Middle East cultures.
Southwest Asia People and their Environment. Arabs Arabs: people in different countries who share a common culture and language Confusions –Began when.
Cultural Characteristics of the Middle East
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Characteristics of Southwest Asia and North Africa Physical Arid OilCultural Culture Hearths Culture Hearths World Religions World Religions Conflict Conflict.
The Diverse Cultural Characteristics of the People Who Live in Southwestern Asia Georgia Performance Standards SS7G8 a & b.
The Northeast Chapter 18Chapter 18 Section 3Section 3.
Cultural Characteristics of the Middle East. Background Arab peoples make up almost the entire populations of Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, and other.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF THESE WORDS? COMPLETE ON PAGE OF YOUR NOTEBOOK BLUE: 88,89,94 TEXTBOOK: , Religious group Ethnic group Arabs.
Section 1: Natural Environments Section 2: History and Culture
Middle Eastern Ethnic Groups Arab Jewish Kurd Persian Turk.
The Middle East (Southwest Asia)
Ethnic Groups An ethnic group is a group of people who share cultural ideas and beliefs that have been a part of their community for generations. An ethnic.
Cornell Notes(People of Southwest Asia)
Opener: 8/20 - #5 COPY the questions on your own sheet of paper. **skip a couple lines between each one** 1.How did Egyptians view afterlife? 2.What was.
Bell ringer, 9.6 What cheese is made backwards?
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