Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/20

Click to flip

20 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Culture
the way of life of people who share similar customs or beliefs
technology
tools and skills that people need
cultural landscape
a landscape that has been changed by human beings and that reflects their culture
social structure
the ways in which people within a culture are organized into smaller groups
nuclear family
a family unit that includes a mother, father, and their children
extended family
a family unit that may include parents, children, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives
economy
a system for producing, distributing, consuming and owning goods, services, and wealth
producer
a person who makes products that are used by other people
goods
products that are made to be sold
services
work done or duties performed for other people
capitalism
an economic system in which people and private companies own both basic and nonbasic business and industries
socialism
an economic system in which the government owns most basic industries and nonbasic industries are privately owned
government
the system that establishes and enforces the laws and institutions of society
constitution
a set of laws that defines and limits a governmets power
representative democracy
a system of government in which people elect representatives to run the country
dictator
a ruler who has complete power over a country
cultural difusion
the movement od customs and ideas from one culture to another
acculturation
the process of accepting, borrowing, and exchanging ideas and traits among cultures
cultural diffusion
the movement of customs and ideas
acculturation
the process of accepting, borrowing, and exchanging ideas