A belief that inanimate objects are animated and have spirits and conscious life.
Example: Some Ethnic African religions
a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against non-whites
Example: This was a former policy in South Africa
Self-sufficient and interaction among their communities is very limited.
Example: Islam and some Protestant denominations
Real estate agents convinced white homeowners living near a black area to sell their houses at low prices. They then sold the houses to black families at higher prices.
Example: An all white neighborhood could change to all black in a matter of months.
A large division within a religion.
Example: Roman Catholic
The class or distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu was assigned according to religious law.
Example: the Untouchables (was abolished by British administrators)
A set of religious beliefs concerning the universe.
A division in a branch that unites a number of local congregations in a single legal and administrative body.
Example: Baptist, Methodist, Pentecostal, and Lutheran.
The basic unit of geographic organization in Roman Catholic Churches.
Hint: It falls below the Bishop and is above the Priest.
Appeals to only one group of people in one place.
A literal interpretation and a strict and intense adherence to basic principles of a religion.
A city neighborhood set up by law to be inhabited only by Jews.
Well defined geographic structure.
Example: Roman Catholic
A person who teaches his or her religion to others who have different beliefs.
Example: Christianity was spread by these
A belief that there is only one god.
A follower of a polytheistic religion in ancient times.
Hint: Derives from the Latin word for "Countryside"
A journey for religious purposes to a place considered sacred.
Hint: The Muslims travel to Makkah for this.
A belief that there are multiple gods.
Biological classification by race is the basis for this.
A person who subscribes to the beliefs of racism.
A small group that has broken away from a denomination.
This has a special significance in some ethnic religions.
Hint: These are the shortest and longest days in the year
Triangular Slave Trade
Cloth, iron, bars, and other goods were carried from Britain to Africa to buy slaves. The same ships took the slaves from Africa to the Caribbean islands. The ships returned to Britain with molasses to make rum.
These attempt to be global and appeal to everyone, wherever they may live.
When Supreme Court ruled that schools had to be desegregated, the whites fled rather than integrate.