Flashcards in Unit Three AP Exam Deck (37):
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogenous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups.
Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics.
The belief that one's own culture is the best or better than other cultures.
The rapid, widespread of a feature or trend throughout a population.
The spread of an underlying principle, even though a specific characteristic is rejected.
The spread of a feature or trend that through the bodily movement of people from one place to another.
The spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power to other persons or places.
The process of adjustment to the dominant culture while retaining features of a folk culture.
The process by which one cultural group becomes integrates into the larger more dominant culture.
The presence of, or support for the presence of, several distinct cultural or ethnic groups within a society.
The term for a place name.
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizers language with the indigenous language of the people being dominant.
A language mutually understood and commonly used in trade by people who have different native languages.
A regional variation of a language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation.
A language that was once used by people in daily activities but is no longer used/
A form of speech that adopts a simplified grammar and limited vocabulary of a lingua franca, used for communication among speakers of two different languages.
A boundary that separates regions in which different languages usages predominate.
The language adopted for the use by the government for the conduct of business and publication documents.
A language that was once used by people in daily activities but is no longer used.
A language that is unrelated to any other languages and therefore not attached to any language family.
Common Language Families
Two Largest families Indo-European 46.5% Sino-Tibetan 20.1%
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people to all people, not just those living in a certain location.
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distribution whose principles are likely to be based on the physical characteristics of the particular location in which its adherents are concentrated.
A journey for religious purposes to a place considered sacred.
Major Branches of Christianity and Location
Christianity has three major branches:
Roman Catholic (50%)
Latin America]-Roman Catholic
Sunni VS Shiite (beliefs and location)
Differences between Shia and Sunni Islam referred incorrectly to the Prophet Muhammad's succession. Sunnis believe this, Shiites believe that he chose Ali, his cousin and son-in-law.
Language family is spoken by most people on earth today?
Hierarchical VS Autonomous Religions
Hierarchical Religion: a religion on which a central authority exercises a great degree of control.
What is the principal religion of Central and South America?
The majority of Sikhs are found in this region of India?
What country has the majority of the population of Shiite Muslims?
Name at least one state that has the highest concentration of Amish?
Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana
What branch of Buddhism can be found in China, Japan and Korea?
Besides Christianity, what does Mormonism and Roman Catholicism have in common?
Both hierarchical religions.
Which country has the largest number of Sunni Muslims?