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History, Culture & Population Demographics

Unit covering History and Culture with an emphasis on Population Demographics Mr. Lickteig Fort Riley Middle School KS
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history
the study of human past
anthro-
root word meaning "human"
dem-
root word meaning "people"
mort-
root word meaning "death"
migr-
root word meaning "travel or to move"
im-
prefix meaning "not or into"
mort-
root word meaning "death"
graph-
root word meaning "writing or print"
-ology
root word meaning "study of"
primary source
a first hand account of an event
secondary source
an account of an event that someone heard or read about and then described
culture
the different things that make people who they are; background traits and characteristics
anthropology
the study of humans
archaeology
the study of ancient humans
arch-
root word meaning "ancient"
linear
an equation that has the same slope forever; stays straight
exponential
an equation that quickly grows the larger the number; curved upwards (usually)
exponential
population has a __________ type of growth, meaning the more people the faster the population rises
demographics
stats about groups of people
rate
comparing two different things using a ratio; usually something PER something
birth rate
the number of children born per 1000 people in a population
mortality rate
the number of deaths per 1000 people in a population
fertility rate
the average number of children a woman has in her lifetime
population density
the number of people living per square mile; how crowded an area is
life expectancy
the average age a person living in an area usually lives
census
the process of counting the number of people in an area
10 years
how often the United States conducts a census
immigration
when people move INTO an area
emigration
when people EXIT an area
migration
the movement of people
developing
a country with a high fertility rate and high infant mortality rate but a low literacy rate and life expectancy; mostly PRIMARY economies
industrial
a country with middle fertility rates and infant mortality rates; mostly SECONDARY economies (manufacturing)
post-industrial
a country that no long produces its own goods and has a TERTIARY economy; usually low birth and infant mortality rates - very high literacy rates and life expectancy
primary
type of economy where people are mostly involved in collecting raw resources like fishing, farming, mining, lumberjacking, etc.
secondary
type of economy where people are employed in manufacturing goods; taking raw resources and making them into items humans can use
tertiary
type of economy where people are mostly involved in service jobs; providing services for other people (teachers, doctors, police, etc)
industrial
What classification does this population pyramid suggest?
post-industrial
What classification does this population pyramid suggest?
developing
What classification does this population pyramid suggest?
industrial
What classification does this population pyramid suggest?
post-industrial
What classification does this population pyramid suggest?
developing
What classification does this population pyramid suggest?