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Vocab chapter 5

vocab chapter 5

statistical study of human populations demography
the average number of people living in an area population density
number of births each year for every 1,000 people in an area birth rate
total number of deaths each year for every thousand people death rate
process of moving from one place to another migration
people who leave a country to live somewhere else emigrants
causes people to leave a location push factors
attracts people to a new location pull factors
people who are forced to lave their country and cannot return refugees
ways to live life culture
activities and behaviors that people often take part in culture traits
an area in which people share culture traits culture region
a group of human population that shares a common culture ethnic groups
an individual group adopts traits from another culture acculturation
new ideas that culture accepts innovation
an idea is spread or innovation spreads from one person or group to another and is adopted diffusion
when connections a round the world in crease and cultures become more alike globalization
longtime practice opposing to modern technology and ideas traditionalism
any movement in which people believe in strictly following certain established principles fundamentalism
regional variety of language dialect
language of trade and communication lingua franca
people who believe in the presence of spirits and forces of nature animist religions
belief in many gods polytheism
seeking followers all over the world universalizing religions
belief in one god monotheism
people who try to spread religion missionaries
special religious journey hajj
doesn't adopt ideas from other cultures ethnic religions
people who come to a new country to live immigrants
process whereby a minority group gradually adapts to the customs and attitudes of the prevailing culture and customs assimilation
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