Glossary of World Geography: C7Global Cultures
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- All the features of a society's way of life including language, religion, government, economics, food, clothing, architecture, and family life.
- What is Culture? (67)
- Activities and behaviors that people repeatedly practice.
- What is a Culture Trait?
- An area with many shared culture traits.
- What is a Culture Region? (67)
- A population sharing a common cultural background.
- What is an Ethnic Group?
- New ideas or behaviors that are beneficial and therefore accepted by a society over time.
- What is an Innovation? (68)
- The spread of an innovation or culture trait to another culture region.
- What is Diffusion? (68)
- The growing of a plant or taming of an animal by a people for their own use.
- What is Domestication? ((72)
- The process of growing food on small tracts of land for food to support ones family/extended family.
- What is Subsistence Farming? (72)
- The growing of crops on large plantations or tracts of land for sale (cash crops) using modern agricultural techniques.
- What is Commercial Farming? (72)
- The growth in proportion of people living close together in towns and cities
- What is Urbanization? (72)
- Feelings of pride and loyalty for one's country expressed by patriotic songs, symbols, and writings.
- What is Nationalism?
- A religious movement that stresses the strict following of basic traditional principles.
- What is Fundamentalism? (75)
- Government where only a few people in power decide what is best for everyone.
- What is Totalitarian Government? (75)
- Government of the people, by the people and for the people that promotes human rights and values individual freedoms.
- What is a Democratic Government? (75)
- The distribution of a country's wealth and natural resources among its people.
- What is Economy?
- Taxes placed on imports and exports by a countries government to protect its economy.
- What is a trade Tariff?
- Limits on the amount of a particular good that can be imported into a country.
- What is a Quota?
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