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A region where one thing is the same everywhere within the boundary (shares one common characteristic)
A pattern that originates in a central place then expands outwards in all directions
The pattern originates in a first order location then moves down to second order locations
The pattern begins at a point od origin and then crosses a significant physical barrier
The pattern begins at a point of origin and then moves outward to nearby locations
What are the 4 major branches of the Indo-European family?
Germanic, Indo-Iranian, Romantic, and Balto-Slavic
1. most migrants go short distances 2. people who migrate long distances tend to go to urban areas
Distributed all over the world, 2.1 billion people practice it, universal, one god, believers= eternal life
Notheast India, about 400 million, universal, living things endure suffering, suffering leads to reincarnation
China, southeast asia, 400 million, universal and ethnic, Dao means the way, live a balanced and virtuos life
Africa, Asia, 8 million, universal, one god, all gods preach from the same god, the whole world is a family
South Korea, Austrailia, Germany, Japan, China, 6 million, Ethnic, treat others with respect, learn from past, mistakes aren't sins
U.S. Asia, Europe, Latin America, Ethnic, one god, 10 comandments, god's chosen people to believe in him
Saudi Arabia, Middle East of Africa and Asia, 3.1 billion, one god, give to charity, pray 5x a day, universal
Japan, 3 million, parts of buddhism, follows code of cofucianism, scared spirts take forms, ethnic
India, 23 million, universal, one god, all humans=equal, reincarted until found peace with god
not rooted in on specific culture or location
attempt to appeal to all people
can be taught and rejected
salvation is indvidual, not communal
often have a specific founder or event that religion is based on
You are born into it
appeals to a specific group in a specific place
It closely ties to specific places and historical events
Most don't seek converters
Don't necessarily have a particular founder
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