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7th Geo. Vocab. Ch.3

7th grade Geography Vocab. for Chapter # 3

DefinitionWord
A learned system of shared beliefs and ways of doing things that guuide a person's daily behavior culture
Area of the world in which people share certain culture traits culture region
Elements of culture such as dress, food, or religios beliefs culture traits
Cultural groups of people who share learned beliefs and practices ethnic groups
A mixture of different cultures within the same country or community multicultural
A group of people who share inherited physical or biological traits race
Te process of cultural changes that result from long-term contact with another society acculturation
A word, shape, color, flag, or other sign that stands for something else symbol
Seeing differences in another culture as inferior ethnocentrism
The growing of a plant or taing of an animal by a people for their own use domestication
A type of farming in which farmers grow just enough food to provide for themselves and their own families subsistence agriculture
A type of farming in which farmers produce food for sale commercial agriculture
A highle complex culture with growing cities and economic activity civilization
Value of all goods and services that a country produces in one year within or outside the country gross national product (GNP)
Value of all goods and services produced within a country gross domestic product (GDP)
Countries that rely more on industry than agriculture industrialized countries
Percent of people who can read and write literacy rate
Countries in different stages of moving toward development developing countries
Developing countries that lack economic opportunities third-world countries
An economic system in which people, not government, decide what to make, sell, or buy free enterprise
An economy in which business owners and consumers make decisions about what to make, sell, and buy market economy
An economy in which the government owns most of the industries and makes most of the economic decisions command economy
Exchanges of goods and services based on custom and tradition tradtion-based economy
An exchange of goods and services based on at least two other types of economic systems mixed economy
Economy based on a single crop, such as bananas, sugarcane, or cacao one-crop economy
Products a country sells to other countries exports
Products a country buys from other countries imports
Depending on another country for resources or gooods and services interdependence
Number of births per 1,000 people in a year birthrate
Number of deaths per 1,000 people in a year death rate
The average number of people living within a set area population density
More people than a region or country can self-support over population
Movement of people migration
Person who leaves one place for another emigrant
Person who arrives from another country immigrant
Process in which connections around the world increase and cultures around the world share similar practices globalization
Widely shared beliefs, tastes, goals, and practices popular culture
People who flee to another country, usually for economic or political reasons refugees
A great shortage of food famine
Relationship between people and the environment humanitarian aid
Periods when little rain falls and crops are damaged droughts
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