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A homemade culture

what is cultural geography? The study of human characteristics & where they exist on Earth
What is culture? Includes all the feature of a people’s way of life
What is culture traits? Activities and behaviors that people regularly take part in.
what is culture regions? An area where people have many shared cultural traits.
Culture Complex an integrated assemblage of culture traits ex. value of making money
Culture Realm: a set of cultural region that shows related cultural complexes and landscapes The Western World.
Ethnic Group: a human population that shares culture or ancestry; usually developed as a result of the collections of traits over time. Environmental influences also shape ethnicity
cultural ecology: The study of the relationships between a culture group and their environment
Ideological Subsystem: This subsystem consists of ideas beliefs, mentifacts ( what we ought to believe), what we should value and how we should act. ex. we should believe that we are one nation under god, but not all of us do, and we don’t have too.
Environmental Determinism: he belief that the physical environment by itself shapes humans, their actions, and their thoughts.
Possibilism: the viewpoint that people, not the environment, are the dynamic forces that shape culture. Ex. Mrs. Hansen’s favorite sport is surfing
Possibilism: The needs, traditions, & technological level of a culture affect how that culture sees the possibilities of their area Ex. Las Vegas
HUMAN IMPACTS: As a rule: the more technologically advanced a culture is the more impact they will have on the environment
echnological: the material objects and techniques of use by which people are able to live (ex. shopping online, and weaving your own clothes.)
Sociological: The sum of those expected and accepted patterns of relationships that find their outlet in the greater society( Ex. militant fundamentalism. Nazism democratic ideals)
Ideological: consists of the ideas, beliefs, and knowledge of a culture and how they are expressed(ex. .freedom of speech)
Technological Subsystem: This subsystem is composed of material objects and how those objects are used.
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