Unit 01 North America

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culture

the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organizations

society

an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization

diversity

differences among people

demographics

the characteristics of a population with respect to age, race, and gender.

national identity

Sense of what characteristics make them a nation

citizenship

The state or condition of being a member of a community with a government and laws.

government

(government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed

economy

system by which goods and services are produced and distributed to meet people's needs

standard of living

a measure of quality of life based on the amounts and kinds of goods and services a person can buy

factors of production

land, labor, and capital; the three groups of resources that are used to make all goods and services

region

a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

free trade

removing trade barriers so that goods flow freely among countries

geography

the study of the earth's surface, climate, continents, countries, peoples, industries, and products.

push factor

factor, such as unemployment or the lack of freedom of speech, that makes people want to leave their country and move to another one

pull factor

factor such as freedom or employment opportunities that attract a person to a country

immigration

migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)

migration

the movement of persons from one country or locality to another

anthropology

the sum total of ways of living built up by a group of human beings and transmitted from one generation to another

cultural trait

any characteristics of human activity acquired in social life and transmitted by communication

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