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1 Culture Review

2 The way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs

3 A group that shares the same language, religion, and history
ethnic group

4 An area that shares similar cultural traits
cultural region

5 A behavior or characteristic of a people, such as language, religion or custom, passed down from one generation to the next cultural trait

6 The things that all cultures have in common like the need for food, water, shelter
cultural universal

7 The process of spreading ideas, languages and customs from one culture to another
cultural diffusion

8 A local form of a language that is distinct from other areas

9 A highly developed culture

10 The development of a worldwide culture with an interdependent economic system

11 The way a society organizes itself into smaller groups
social structure

12 An important practice, relationship, or organization in a society or culture (government, religion, education, economic) institutions

13 mom, dad, and children nuclear family

14 mom, dad, and children with grandparents, aunts and uncles
extended family

15 standard of accepted behavior

16 beliefs of a person or social group in which they have an emotional investment

17 actions or words that are considered inappropriate to a specific culture.

18 The basic unit of any culture

19 People learn their values and ethics from which cultural institution?

20 Give the name of an example of a government institution
Police department Fire department Supreme Court Congress

21 Essay Define cultural diffusion. Give two examples of cultural diffusion that has occurred in the United States today.

22 Religions Things to know for each religion: Founders Sacred Text
One religious holiday or practice

23 Study this chart to help you remember about the different religions in the world.
Founder Sacred Text Practices Buddhism Siddhartha Guatama Tripitaka Nirvana Christianity Jesus Bible Baptism Hinduism (none) Vedas Polytheism Islam Mohammad Koran Ramadan Judaism Abraham Torah Hanukkah

24 Government systems Democracy – people have a say in government
Monarchy – ruled by a king or a queen who is born into that position Dictatorship – a person who rules by force – and has total control

25 Economic Systems Be able to tell the differences between traditional, command (communism), market (capitalism), and mixed (socialism) economies – give examples of each

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