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A type of religion that is self-sufficient AUTONOMOUS RELIGIONS
A large and fundamental division within a religion BRANCH
Social class system in the Hindu religion that people are born into based on their karma of a previous life CASTE SYSTEM
Set of religious beliefs concerning teh origin of the universe COSMOGONY
Division of a branch that unites a number of local congregations ina single legal and administrative body. DENOMIATION
Basic unit of geographic organization in the Roman Catholic Church. Bishops are in charge of all of the parishes located in the region DIOCESE
Type of religion that appeals to a group of people living in one place ETHNIC RELIGION
A literal interpretation and a strict and intense adherence to basic principles of a religion FUNDAMENTALISM
A city neighborhood set up by law to be inhabited only by Jews GHETTO
Type of religion that has a well defined geographic structure and organizes terroritory into local administrative units. HIERARCHICAL RELIGION
Individuals who help to transmit a universalizing religion through relocation diffusion MISSIONARIES
Belief that there is only one God MONOTHEISM
Followers of polytheistic religion in ancient times PAGAN
A journey for religious purposes to a place considered sacred PILGRIMMAGE
Belief of multiple Gods POLYTHEISM
Relatively small group that has broken away from an established denomination SECT
Special significance in some ethnic religions SOLSTICE
Type of religion that attempts to become global, to appeal to all people around the world UNIVERSALIZING RELIGION
The physcial separation of different races into different geographic areas. In South Africa, this system separated the whites and the blacks APARTHEID
The process by which ia state breaks down through conflicts among its ethnicities BALKANIZATION
A small geographic area that could not successfully be organized into one or more stable states because it was inhabited by many ethnicities with complex long standing antagonisms towards each other. BALKANIZED
Process of selling white homes to blacks after convincing whites to leave the area in fear of blacks moving into the neighborhood. Whole neighborhoods would turn from white to black in a matter of months. BLOCKBUSTING
Attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for a state CENTRIPETAL FORCE
Process in which a more powerful ethnic group forcibly removes a less pwerful one in order to create an ethnically homogeneous region ETHNIC CLEANSING
Contains two ethnic groups with traditions of self determinism that agree to coexist peacefully by recognizing each other as distinct nationalities. MULTINATIONAL STATES
Loyalty and devotion to a nationality NATIONALISM
State whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a particular ethnicty that has been transformed into a nationality NATION-STATE
Belief that race is the primary determinant of human traitsand capacities that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. RACISM
A person who subscribesto teh beliefs of racism RACIST
Concept that ethnicities have teh right to govern themselves SELF-DETERMINATION
Someone who works the feilds rented from a landowner and pays the rent by turning over to the landowner a share of the crops SHARECROPPER
Trading pattern adopted by several European countries. Trading would go from Europe, Africa, and the New World colonies. Slaves were sold to primarily South America by slave owners who later sold slaves to landowners. TRIANGULAR SLAVE TRADE
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