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Elements of Culture (SCLARGE)
Terms in this set (37)
Alone. Removed from diffusion
Able to read and write at a basic level
Local. Native to an area.
Form of government where the leader has absolute power that he got through inheritance
Form of government where one leader has absolute power that he got by violence and intimidation.
Indirect Democracy. People vote for Representatives to vote for our interests.
Majority wins. People vote for ALL laws and decisions.
Form of government where all wealth is collected by the government and then redistributed to the people equally
Belief in only one god
Belief in more than one god. Romans and Greeks
Holidays and annual events
Normal behavior. Manners, Etiquette
Form of economy based on supply, demand and consumer-set price
Common misconceptions or generalizations about a specific group
The order of command. Who is in charge of whom.
How people CHOOSE to USE their LIMITED RESOURCES
Your cultural background or ancestry
Spread from one place to another
Type of economy in which the government plans what, how much and who receives the products. A surplus is avoided.
How goods and services are given out to the people.
all the things that make up a people's entire way of life
The amount of goods available
Consumer willingness and ability to buy products
the characteristics of a population with respect to age, race, and gender.
the customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or group.
the buying and selling of goods and services
Belief in the superiority of one's nation or ethnic group.
A sum paid or charged for the lending of money or for borrowing money
Earning interest on interest
An amount of money paid to an employee at a specific rate per hour worked.
a required payment to a local, state, or national government
failure to pay back a loan
Taking away property due to failure to make loan or credit payments
to rent for an extended period of time.
a long-term loan extended to someone who buys property
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