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human geography

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demography: the stastistical study of human popoulations
population density: the average number of people living in an area
birthrate: the number of births each year for every 1,000 people
death rate: the total number of deaths each year every 1,000 people
emigrants: people who leave a country to live somewhere else
push factors: factors that cause a person to leave a location
pull factors: factors that cause a person to go to a location
refugees: people who have been forced to leave and cannot return to their homes
culture region: an area in which people have shared culture traits
ethnic group: a human population that shares a common culture or ancestery
acculturation: when a individual or group adopts some of the traits of another culture
culture innovation: new ideas that culture adapts
culture diffusion when an idea of innovation spreads from one person or group to another and is adopted
globalization: when connections around the world increase cultures and become more alike
traditions: following longtime practices and opposing new ideas
fundamentalism: any case where people believe in following traditional beliefs or teachings
dialect: a regional variety of a language
Lingua Franca a world laungage that is used for business and communication
ethnic religion focuses on one ethnic group and have no spread to others
animalist religion: religions that believe in the presence of spirtis and forces of nature
polythesism: the belief in many gods
universalizing religions seek to spread their religion
monothesism the belief in one god
missionaries those who attempt to spread a religion
Created by: tfrein