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Culture. Geography . Affects all cultures and is the primary component that makes cultures different 4 Main Identifiers that Make Up An Area’s Geography 1. Location: Latitude and Longitude 2. Place: Physical and human characteristics Physical: landforms, climate, soil, animal life

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geography
Geography
  • Affects all cultures and is the primary component that makes cultures different
  • 4 Main Identifiers that Make Up An Area’s Geography
    • 1. Location: Latitude and Longitude
    • 2. Place: Physical and human characteristics
      • Physical: landforms, climate, soil, animal life
      • Human: activities (transportation, religion, languages)
    • 3. Movement: Migration (of people and ideas); Trade (exports and imports, don’t just move goods, but ideas as well and foster, and interdependence between regions)
    • 4. Region: An area with its own unifying characteristics (i.e. Rocky Mountains)
      • CAN BE PHYSICAL OR CULTURAL REGIONS!
elements of culture
Elements of Culture
  • Culture is a learned behavior—raised within our societies, however culture can be unlearned
  • Symbolic meanings are just as important in culture as actual verbal communication
social organization
Social Organization
  • Created to meet people’s basic needs
  • Family patterns:
    • Matriarchal vs. patriarchal
    • Nuclear family (mom, dad, brother, sister)
    • Extended family (aunt, uncle, cousins, grandparents)
    • Monogamy (one spouse) vs. polygamy (many spouses)
  • Social classes:
    • Places value on certain jobs and roles in a society
customs and traditions
Customs and Traditions
  • Rules of daily behavior, whether about eating, dress, greetings, taboos, etc.
  • Turn into values which are more strictly enforced and normally take on a religious context
languages
Languages
  • #1 identifier of a culture
  • A complex culture when have a writtenlanguage
arts and literature
Arts and Literature
  • Not only a defining portion of a culture, but make people feel proud of their culture
  • Also pass along values and beliefs
religion
Religion
  • Arts often linked closely to it
  • Monotheism—1 god
  • Polytheism—many gods
  • Often the factor that causes the most conflicts
government
Government
  • Formed to provide for common needs (such as keeping order and protecting from outside threats)
  • Democracies, republics, dictatorships, autocracies, monarchies, oligarchies
economic systems
Economic Systems
  • Traditional—people produce most of what they need to survive
    • Hunting and gathering, farming, herding cattle, etc.
    • People hunt for the food they eat or raise it themselves, make own clothing and tools
  • Market—individuals answer basic economic questions by buying and selling goods and services
  • Command—government controls what goods are produced, how they are produced, and what they cost
  • Mixed—split between individual and government making decisions