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14 terms

U.S./Canada Culture

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Cultural DIversity
a wide variety of cultures
Cultural Exchange
the process by which different cultures share ideas and ways of doing things
Ethnic Group
a group of people who share the same ancestors, culture, language, or religion
Religious Diversity
a variety of religious faiths coexisting in a single region
Quebecois Literature
French Canadian Literature
Improvisation
an element in jazz in which musicians spontaneously create music
Group of Seven
a group of Canadian painters in the 1920s and 1930s who developed bold techniques in their landscape works
Langston Hughes
African American author of the Harlem Renaissance.
Andrew Wyeth
United States painter (born in 1917)
Reservation
land set aside for a specific purpose
quota
a certain portion of something, such as jobs, set aside for a group
Chippewa
people who sued the Canadian government when their land wasn't returned to them after WWII
Indigenous
originating in a certain place
Nunavut
a Canadian territory with its own government