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Unit 3 Roseanna
AP Human Geography 4B
|Process of adopting only certain customs that will be to their advantage
|Process of less dominant cultures losing their culture to a more dominant culture
|Adjusting a translation based on the cultural environment of the target language
|Cultural core/periphery pattern
|The core-periphery idea that the core houses main economic power of region and the outlying region or periphery houses lesser economic ties
|The geographic study of human environmental relationships
|Ones belief in belonging to a group or certain cultural aspect
|The visible imprint of human activity on the landscape
|The combination of the cultural traits that is in a group that spreads over an area.
|The body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits that together constitute a group of people’s distinct tradition.
|A formal or functional region within which common cultural characteristics prevail.
|An area in which everyone shares in one or more distinctive characteristics
|Center of economic activity
|Outlying region of economic activity
|Region organized at a node or focal point
|Vernacular (perceptual-regional self-awareness)
|A place that people believe exists as part of their cultural identity
|Expansion, hierarchical, contagious, stimulus, relocation
|The spread of one feature from one place to another in a snowballing process
|The spread of an idea from persons or nodes of authority or power to other persons or places
|The rapid widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughout the population
|The spread of an underlying principle when the characteristic fails to diffuse
|The spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to another
|Study of how why and at what rate new technology spreads throughout a culture
|Diffusion of a process with negative side effects or What works well in one region may not in another
|Refers to such cultural succession and its lasting imprint proposed by Derwent Whittlesey
|the faithfulness to codified beliefs and rituals that generally involve a faith in a spiritual nature. This is important to HG because man wars have been fought over it.
|Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and life. This is important to Human Geography because a lot of cultures around the world believe in Animism.
|The third of the world’s major universalizing religions. It has 365 million adherents especially in China and Southeast Asia. It is important because a large percent of the earth’s population follow Buddhism beliefs.
|Cargo Cult Pilgrimage
|Cargo Cult’s believe western goods have been traded to them by ancestral spirits. It takes place in Melanesia and is important go HG because it’s a big religious movement by a large number of people.
|is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament. It’s important to HG because it’s the most popular religion in the world
|Developed by earlier Chinese man Confucius, it’s a complex system of moral, social, political, and religious thought. This is important to HG because it has affected Chinese Civilizations tremendously.
|A religion with a rather concentrated distribution whose principles are likely to be based on the physical characteristics of the particular location where its adherents are located.
|An enclave is a country or part of a country mostly surrounded by the territory of another country; an exclave is one which is geographically separated from the main part by surrounding alien territory.
|Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion.
|is a method of prediction that interprets markings on the ground, or how handfuls of dirt land when someone tosses them.
|The pilgrimage to Mecca for Islam followers. It’s the fifth of the five pillars.
|Created in India, approximately one billion followers. Unlike other religions, heaven isn’t always the ultimate goal in life. Third largest in world behind Christianity and Islam.
|the boundaries between the world's major faiths, such as Christianity, Muslim, and Buddhism. This isn’t the same as Intrafaith boundaries which describes the boundaries within a major religion.
|It means the submission to the will of god. Its a monotheistic religion originating with the teachings of Muhammad, a key religious figure. It is the second largest religion in the world.
|religion and philosophy originating in ancient India. Stresses spiritual independence and equality throughout all life. It affects HG because a lot of people believe in it in India.
|It is the religion of ancient Hebrews, said to be one of the first monotheistic faiths. This is important to HG because many other religions have been based off it.
|Landscapes of the dead
|The certain areas where people have commonly been buried.
|Monotheism this is the belief in one god and polytheism is the belief in many gods.
|a term used to describe religious, ideological, and cultural aspects of the various denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement.
|If physically and financially able, a Muslim makes a pilgrimage to Makkah. (Mecca)
|It is the predominant religion of 1.3 billion people in the world, including the Middle East from North Africa to Central Asia. Half of the world’s Muslims live in four countries outside the Middle East: Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India.
|Referred to as a Universalizing Religion, which is an attempt to be global, to appeal to all people, wherever they may live in the world, not just to those of one culture or location.
|The idea of reincarnation is that after this life you will come back in another life either as a plant, animal, or a human life.
|Religion (groups, places)
|One group is universalizing religions. These are Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. All of these have different branches. There’s also ethnic religions, such as, Hinduism, Daoism, and Confucianism. These religions are spread out throughout the world.
|Religious architectural styles
|These are the styles of architecture created by the religions. For example, Christians have always made temples, and Buddhists have always made a lot of religious statues.
|this is the conflicts between religions. One of these is Israel-Palestine. This consists of Roman Takeovers, Muslim conquests, and the crusades. This affects HG because there has been a lot of bloodshed over Religious Conflict.
|Religious Culture Hearth
|This is where most religions are born. Most major religions have come from the Middle East near Israel, but a few have come from India too.
|This refers to the origin and meaning of the names of religions.
|Sacred space is the place where religious figures and congregations meet to perform religious ceremonies.
|This is the belief that humans should be based on facts and not religious beliefs.
|This is the range of traditional beliefs and practices that claim the ability to cure, heal, and cause pain to people.
|it is the legal framework within which public and some private aspects of life are regulated for those living in a legal system based on Muslim principles.
|said to be the way of god. It is the native religion of Japan and was once its state religion. It involves the worship of kami (a god). Not very significant anymore and lost importance to today.
|is a religion that began in sixteenth century Northern India. The principal belief in Sikhism is faith in Vāhigurū. Emphasizes faith in god.