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chapter 4-study guid

chapter 4- study guide: this will have all the information from chapter 4

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culture the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of people have in common
cultutre traits an activity or behavior in which people often take; language, sports
culture region an area in which people have many shared culture- North Africa
ethnic group a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
cultural diversity having a variety of cultures in the same area
cultural diffusion the spread of culture traits from one region to another
population the total number of people in a given area
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) the value of all goods and services produced within a country in a single year
globalization the process in which countries are increasingly linked to each other through culture and trade
popular culture culture traits that are well known and widely accepted
interdependence the reliance of one country on the resources, goods, or services of another country
United Nations (UN) an organization of countries that promotes peace and security around the world
Humanitarian aid assistance to people in distress
How do cultures develop? 〪most cultures are learned or passed down from families, traditions, laws, history, environment, and conflicts 〪immigrants can also introduce new cultures
how have cultures changed? 〪people are treated equally 〪electricity 〪clothing 〪technology 〪transportation
what do population patterns tell us? 〪where you live- variety of business, types of transportation 〪population density- # of people in one area
what three items track population change? birthrate, death rate, and the rate of natural increase
how does migration create population change? What other changes in culture have caused population change? As one country loses citizens as a result of migration, its population can decline. At the same time, another country may gain population as people settle there. medicine also can cause population change because medicine can save lives so people won't die
how has globalization promoted cooperation? we can get bumpers designed in france transported to the U.S. so that we can make a car
What are the 4 types of government? democratic, monarchy, dictatorship, and communism
democoracy a form of government in which the people elect leaders and rule by majority- U.S., Canada, Mexico
monarchy A monarchy is ruled directly by a king or queen, the head of a royal family- Saudi Arabia
dictatorship a type of government in which a single, powerful ruler has total control. This leader, called a dictator, often rules by force- Iraq
communism a political system in which the government owns all property and dominates all aspects of life in a country
What are the 4 types of economy? Primary industry, secondary industry, tertiary industry, and quaternary industry
Primary industry Primary industries use natural resources to make money.
Secondary Industry Secondary economic activities use raw materials to produce or manufacture something new
Tertiary Industry Tertiary economic activities provide services to people and businesses
Quaternary Industry Quaternary industries process and distribute information. Skilled workers research and gather information
Why do societies have governments? 〪to make and enforce laws 〪to provide aid to people 〪to regulate business and trade
what two things can influence population patterns? 〪landforms 〪climate
what are the differences between the three economic systems? 〪 Market: Competition, free trade, buy and sell what is needed 〪command: shortages 〪traditional: make/grow their own food, Make their own goods, bargain and trade
What are some ways people are connected through popular culture? technology,transportation,clothes,food,music,sports,movies.
cultural group People who share similar culture traits are members of the same culture group.
how are cultural groups determined? age, religion, language, location
What conflicts do world organizations work to solve? security and crisis
what are the differences between developed and developing countries? 〪Developed: good health care, good technology, high GDP, good school systems 〪developing: bad health care, poor technology, low GDP, bad school systems
where you live determines what? # of schools and transportation
Created by: kemilo on 2009-10-05



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