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Demography
Study of human statistics
Population density
Average number of people per square mile
Birth rate
Number of births each year for every 1000 people living in a place
Death rate
NUmber of deaths each year for every 1000 people living in a place
Migration
Process of moving from one place to live in another
Emigrants
People who leave to live somewhere else
Push Factor
Causes people to leave a location
Pull Factor
Causes people to come to a location
Refugees
People who have been forced to leave their homes and cannot return
Cultural Traits
Activities and behavior that people often partake in
Culture region
An area in which people have many shared culture traits
Ethnic Group
A human population that shares a common culture or ancestry
Acculturation
When an individual or group adopts the culture traits from other cultures
Diffusion
When an idea or innovation spreads from one person or group to another and is adopted.
Gloablization
Connections around the world increase aand cultures become more alike
Traditionalism
Following longtime practices and opposing many modern technologies and ideas
Fundamentalism
movement in which people believe in strcityl followin certain principles or teachings
Lingua Franca
Language of trade and communication
Dialect
Regional variety of a language
Animist religions
People believe in the prescence of spirits and forces of nature
Polytheism
Belief in many gods
Universalizing religions
A religion that seeks followers all around the world
Monotheism
The belief in one god
Missionaries
People who help spread the religion