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HMS Culture Vocab

Introduction Vocabulary

TermDefinition
agriculture farming and ranching
economy how people of a country earn their incomes and provide for their needs
export an item shipped out of a country to another country
import an item shipped into a country from another country
manufacturing the making or producing of goods, especially by machines
services the providing of a service (doing something for someone) instead of making a product
cultural diffusion process of spreading culture traits from one area to another, often due to war, travel, and trade
culture way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs
globalization the development of a world culture and interdependent world economy
rural relating to the countryside
urban relating to the city
primary source a document or object produced by someone who participated in an event or lived during the time being studied; eyewitness account
secondary source a document or object produced after an event happened by someone who was not actually there
absolute location a description of a specific point on the earth's surface, often found using latitude and longitude
relative location a description of a point in relation to other landmarks or features
transportation barrier a geographic feature that prevents or slows transportation
transportation corridor a generally straight pathway free of barriers where transportation can occur
culture region an area of the world in which most people share a similar culture
culture trait a specific way of doing something passed down through generations within a group
multiculturalism having elements that come from more than one culture
Created by: kipp_adams