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DSST Cultural Geography

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1. All physical - tangible objects made & used by a group; Example; clothes - books - desks....

2. Total way of life held in common by a group of people; speech - behavior - beliefs - practices

3. A voluntary community where people of like origin live by choice

4. One who can speak many languages

5. Annual number of births per 1000 of the population

6. Place-name

7. A stabilized population created when an average of only 2 children per couple survive to adulthood so that the number of births equals the number of deaths

8. A person forced to leave her or his home or country seeking protection from danger

9. A belief - theory that the Environment may be one influence in how a person or culture develops but that there are other equally important factors

10. Government ruled by the people

11. A government in which the people have no rights; one person or a small group of people rule the country by force and make all the laws

12. Small - cohesive - conservative - isolated - nerly self-sufficient group that is homogeneous in custom and race

13. The spread of ideas - customs - and technologies from one people to another

14. Unfavorable - repelling conditions that affect migration

15. Voluntary movement of a group of migrants back to native country

16. A language derived from pidgin that has a fuller vocabulary and has become the native language of a group

17. A cultivation system that features the interpolating of trees with field crops

18. A distinctive local or regional variant of a language

19. Goods brought into a country

20. Growth to a global or worldwide scale

21. A group of people who share a common acestry or traditions living as a minority in a larger society

22. Refers to countries that are building up their industries and infrastructure. These countries are generally shifting from an agricultural to an industrial economy.

23. Massacre of a particular group

24. Structures built in a traditional manner

25. The belief that cultures are directly shaped by the physical environment

26. Complete bending of ethnic group with host society

27. An area in the suburbs where a particular ethnic group resides

28. The young and the old in a society who need care

29. Large-scale movement of people between different regions of the world

30. A part of a region; more personal - individual - Ex. McHenry

31. A limitation on imports

32. A government ruled by a king or queen

33. The ability to speak 2 languages fluently

34. Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year

35. Visible - genetic differences among groups; physical - biological

36. An area in which a group of people share a similar culture and language

37. Contaminated areas where ethnic or racial groups may live

38. To send goods to another country for sale

39. A collection of languages with a common origin but split into languages

40. The forceful taking of territory by a distant state - often involving the displacement of indigenous populations to make way for other settlers

41. A grouping of like places or the functional union of places into a spatial unit

42. The spread of elements of culture from one point of origin over an area

43. The annual number of deaths per 1000 of population

44. Believed population will grow faster than food supply

45. A language with a writing system

46. Economy where people consume only what they produce

47. Landscapes that express the values - beliefs - & meanings of a particular culture

48. A group of people with norms - values - & material practices that differentiate them from the dominate culture

49. Leave one's country of residence for a new one

50. Number of people out of every 1 -000 who die in a year