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Civics Chapter 1 vocabulary

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Demography
Study of size, growth, distribution of human populations
Sunbelt
Warm weather states;--Georgia, Florida, Texas, Arizona
Service job
Jobs in which a person makes a living and provides a service to other people
Baby Boom
Dramatic rise in births occuring 1946-1964
Diversity
Differences
Immigrant
People who move form one country to make home in another country
Discrimination
Unfair treatment of a group of people compared with another group
Racism
belief that members of one's own race are superior to those of other races
Exclusion Laws
Prohibit immigration. Chinese and Japanese immigrants were prohibited 1882 and 1907
Census
Population survey taken every 10 years
Beliefs
Certain ideas we trust are true
Values
Standards of behavior
Equality
Permitting everyone the same rights and opportunities
Freedom
Ability to make choices
Justice
Fairness