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Cultural Charcteristics

You need to know the 7 Cultural Characteristics,subtopics for each, and important terms like culture, cultural characteristics and why we study them. Happy Studying!
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Language
signs/symbols - alphabet - words - expressions - pronunciations
Institutions
government & laws - family - education - places of worship - ethnic groups
Arts
dance - literature - art - music - theater - folktales - crafts
Recreation
games - arts - toys - media - holidays - celebrations - sports
Beliefs
morals/values - customs & traditions - religions - ethnicity - religious holidays
Economy
currency - business - jobs & services - goods/products - food - shelter/clothing - communication/technology - transportation - tools & supplies
Environment
geology - geography - habitat - wildlife - climate - resources
Culture
a learned way of living that is shared by a group of people
Cultural Characteristics
factors found in every culture
society
a group of people who have things in common that relate to their life
Why study the Cultural Characteristics?
It is a way to talk about and compare cultures. A way to learn about different cultures.
What are cultural characteristics?
factors or behaviors that exist in various forms in all societies

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