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SWA Ethnic Groups Quiz edited

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Ethnic Group
Community of people sharing a common culture, ancestry, customs, and language
Religious Group
Group of people who share a belief system in a god or gods
Islam--religion
religion most of the people of Southwest Asia follow
Sunni Muslim--sect of Islam
The religion that most Arabs follow
Kurds--ethnic group
ethnic group that is trying to create their own country
Iran--country
modern day country that is home to Persians
Arabs--ethnic group
The biggest ethnic group in Southwest Asia
Farsi--language
language Persians speak
Sunni--sect of Islam
The sect of Islam that most Kurds practice
Shi'a--sect of Islam
The sect of Islam that most Persians practice
Two sects of Islam
Sunni
Shi'a
Religious group vs. Ethnic Group
Religious: grouped according to BELIEF SYSTEM
Ehnic: grouped according to shared CUSTOMS, ANCESTRY, CULTURE, LANGUAGE
SOUTH EAST ASIA
-RELIGION
-RELIGIOUS SECTS
-LANGUAGE
-ETHNIC GROUPS
-RELIGION: Islam
-RELIGIOUS SECTS: Sunni and Shi'a
-LANGUAGES: Arabic, Kurdish, Farsi
-ETHNIC GROUPS: Arabs, Kurds, Persians
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