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DSST Cultural Geography

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1. A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar - pronunciation - and vocabulary.

2. Believed population will grow faster than food supply

3. Group of people who share common ancestry - language - religion - customs - or combination of such characteristics

4. Forced displacement of a population by government policy - violence - disease - war - enslavement - natural disaster - or ethnic cleansing

5. The raising of plants or animals

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

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

8. Contaminated areas where ethnic or racial groups may live

9. Place-name

10. Growth to a global or worldwide scale

11. Tendency of people to migrate to the same area over time; as on goes - so do others

12. A doctrine that proposes women are inherently better Environmental preservationists than men

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

14. Structures built in a traditional manner

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

16. The ability to speak 2 languages fluently

17. The study of spatial patterns & of differences & similarities from one place to another in Environment and culture; to write about the earth

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

19. 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

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

21. A dialect spoken by a particular ethnic group

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

23. Belief that culture depends more on what people perceive the Environment to be than on the actual character of the Environment

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

25. An independent country dominated by a relatively homogeneous culture group

26. Population geography

27. The binding together of all the lands & peoples of the world into an integrated system driven by the marketplace; homogenization

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

29. Economy where people consume only what they produce

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

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

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

33. The absence of trade-distorting policies that give domestic firms - households - or factors of production an advantage over foreign ones

34. A mutually agreed on system of symbolic communication for speaking and/or writing

35. A graph used to show age and sex composition

36. An ethnic group adopts some ways of the host society to be able to function economically and socially

37. The number of children the average woman will bear during her reproductive years

38. A type of expansion diffusion in which a specific trait fails to spread but the underlying idea is accepted - Example: Reindeer

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

40. To send goods to another country for sale

41. Complete bending of ethnic group with host society

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

43. Those fleeing from persecution in their country

44. A government ruled by a king or queen

45. One who can speak many languages

46. Annual number of births per 1000 of the population

47. Unfavorable - repelling conditions that affect migration

48. An area of city where ethnic group lives by choice or by force

49. Favorable - attractive conditions that affect migration

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