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Eight Traits

Culture The way of life of a group of people. All cultures have eight elements(characteristics) or traits.
Eight Traits of Culture Ethnic group or Ancestry, Language, Religion, Daily Life, History, Arts, Government, and Economy.
Ethnic Group or Ancestry A group of people that share familiar beliefs.
Language Information that can be shared. It can also be verbal or non-verbal.
Religion It answers questions about life's meaning, it has a central god, a belief system, and rules of behavior.
Daily Life What you eat, wear, your sport, and where you live. It is also a daily routine.
History An event that happened in the past.
Arts Cultures expressed by music, art, and literature.
Government Different cultures have different political systems. There is a democracy/republic, and a dictatorship/monarchy/oligharchy. There are three types of government are electede, forced, and inherited.
Economy How products are produced and exchanged. There are three types of economy which are command, traditional, and market.
Traditional Economy Family or community-based on custom and rituals. Examples: Aborigines (Australia)and the Amazon people (S. America)
Market Economy Individual or consumer-based relies on consumer choices (supply and demand) Examples: USA, Japan, United Kingdom
Command Economy Centrally controlled government mnakes all decisions. Examples: Cuba, China
Mixed Economy Some government control in a market system (see #2) Examples: USA, Japan, United Kingdom
Created by: kaylee.wurster