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eight traits of culture

definition culture is the way of life of a group of people who share a similar beliefsand customs
what is ethnic group or ancestry people who share a distinct culture
what is language sharing information and communicating. it can be verbal or nonverbal
what is religion helps people answer questiosd about life's meanings-a belief system-usually has a central god. has basic rules of mural behavior
what is daily life what people do on a daily basis-what they eat, wear, sports they play/like, kinds of homes they live in etc. (routine)
what is history cultures have a shared history-happy or sad its looking at the past
what is arts cultures express themselves through music, painting, literature, etc.
what is government cultures form of political system democracy/republic dictatorship monarchy
what is economy how goods are produced and exchanged command government controls evey part of your life-telling you what you will do and takes large portion
traditional economy family or community based/customs and rituals Ex: Aborigines or Australia
mareket economy individual or consumer-based-relies on consumer choices/supply-demand Ex: USA Japan
command economy gov't controlled-gov't makes all decisions Examples: Cuba China
mixed economy same as a market economy but with some gov't control Examples: USA Japan
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