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a set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of people have in common

Culture Trait

is an activity or behavior in which people often take part

Culture region

an area in which people have many shared culture traits

Ethnic group

a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry

Culture diversity

is the state of having a variety of cultures on the same area

Culture diffusion

a spread of culture traits form one region to another


the total number of people in a given area

population density

a measure of the number of people living in an area


the annual number of births per 1,000 people


the process of moving from one place to live in another


a form of government in which the people elect leaders and rule by majority


a political system in which the government owns all property and dominates all aspects of life in a country

Market Economy

a system based on private ownership, free trade, and competition

Command economy

a system in which the central government makes all economic decisions

developed countries

countries with strong economics and a high quality of life

Gross domestic product (GDP)

the values of all goods and services produced within a country in a single year

Developing countries

countries with less productive economics and a lower quality of life


The process in which countries are increasingly linked to each other through culture and trade

Popular culture

Refers to culture traits that are well know and widely accepted


A relationship between countries in which they rely on one another for resources, goods, or services

United Nations (UN)

An organization of the world's countries that promotes peace and security around the globe

Humanitarian aid

Assistance to people in distress

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