Essay Cultural Boundaries Between The United States And Canada

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1. Cultural boundaries- boundaries between states that coincide with differences in ethnicity, especially language and religion; another cultural boundary is drawn according to geometry.
Example: Based on language, Quebec, and a can be considered a cultural boundary. In Quebec, french is their official language, but the rest of the country predominantly speaks English. Chinatown, which exists in New York City, is another example. Asian’s predominantly inhabit this area, and languages such as Chinese are spoken more compared to English in surrounding neighborhoods.

2. Geometric Boundaries- political boundaries defined and delimited as straight lines or arcs.
Example: There is a geometric boundary between the two countries, America and Canada. It is a 1,300- mile straight-line border that serve as political boundaries that are unrelated to physical and/or cultural differences. The countries are not separated physically by an area of land or a body of water. The United States and Canada share an additional 700-mile geometric boundary between Alaska and the Yukon Territory

3. Religious Boundaries- boundary that separates different religions.
Example: Northern Ireland and Ireland are separated by a religious boundary. These boundaries were drawn to separate the different religious groups. Most of the island became an independent country, but the Northeast, known as Northern Ireland persist to be part of the United Kingdom. 95% of the population in the twenty-six countries…

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