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Cultural diffusion
The process by which a cultural trait, material object, idea, or behavior pattern is spread from one society to another.
renewable resources
Resources that can be used over and over again.
natural resources
things that are naturally found and are considered valuable or useful.
developed country
countries that are at their peak in development.
developing country
countries that are still being developed.
emigrate
to leave one country or region to settle in another.
free trade
trade between countries, free from governmental restrictions or duties.
urbanization
a country or region is becoming more urban by immigration and technology.
tariff
taxes on items/products
death rate
how many people die
birth rate
how many people are born
population density
the number of people living per unit of an area (e.g. per square mile)
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement.
market economy
an economy that runs by itself not by the government.
quota
the number or percentage of persons of a specified kind permitted to enroll in a college, join a club, immigrate to a country, etc.
globalization
to extend to other or all parts of the globe
pension
a fixed amount, other than wages, paid at regular intervals to a person.
ethnic group
what race, religion, or place you came from.
Social groups
smaller groups inside a culture
language
the tounge that the culture speaks
religion
what religion or god the culture believes in.
history
the background of the culture and its people.
arts
the art, and music of a culture and its people.
government
what type of government the culture lives by.
economy
how much money the culture makes or owns.
daily life
what the people do daily.