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Buddy Vocabulary

Buddy the Slark Vocabulary 1.1 and 1.2

custom practice handed down from the past
ethnic group people who share a common culture, language, or history
minority group group of people who are different in some characteristics from the group with the most power and wealth in a region
majority group group in society that controls most of the wealth and power
social scientist scientist who studies the interaction of people and society
culture way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs
ethnocentrism attitude that one's own ethnic group is superior
cultural borrowing when a group of people adopts another's cultural trait
cultural diffusion process of spreading new knowledge and skills to other cultures
limited government type of government where, through law, some control is placed on leadership's power
democracy form of government in which citizens choose the nation's leaders by voting for them
unlimited government government in which leaders rule without any restrictions
dictatorship government under the control of one all powerful leader
absolute monarchy form of government in which the king or queen governs with complete control
constitutional monarchy government in which a king or queen is the official head of state, but elected officials run the government
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