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Chapterrr 5 vocabbbb

Culture All the features of a people's way of life.
Demography Statistical study of human populations
Population Density Average number of people living in an area
Birthrate Number of births each year for every 1,000 people living in a place.
Death rate Total number of deaths each year for every 1,000 people.
Culture Traits Activities and behaviors that people often take part in.
Culture Religion An area in which people have shared many culture traits
Ethnic Groups Human population that shares a common culture or ancestry.
Migration Process of moving from one place to live in another.
Acculturation Process of adopting culture traits/ social patterns of another group.
Emigrants People who leave a country to live somewhere else.
Innovation Something new or different introduced
Immigrants People who come to a new country to live
Push Factor What causes people to leave a location.
Pull Factors Attracts people to a new location.
Refugees People who have been forced to leave and cannot return home.
Assimilation To bring into conformity with the customs
Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca which every Muslin is suppose to make in their lifetime
Diffusion Prolixity of speech or writing
Globalization Process of interaction among people/ companies of different nations.
Polytheism Belief in more than one god
Universalizing Religion Religion that operation on a global scale
Missionaries Person sent by a church for religious reasons
Mosques Muslim temple or place of public worship
Traditionalism System of faith found on tradition, or passed down.
Dialect Variety of a language that is distinguish from varieties of the same language
Ethnic Religions Religion that appeals to a specific group of people in a specific area of the world.
Fundamentalism Belief that every word of the Bible is true
lingua franca Any language that is widely used as a means of communication among speakers of other languages.
Animist Religions Religion that see's a spiritual event behind every event.
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