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the way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs. There are 8 traits that make up culture.
social groups
different groups of society that can be studied - the way people are divided

Examples : gender (men/women)
age (young/old)
wealth (upper, middle, lower class)
the way that people communicate and share information

Examples: Italian, French, Spanish, Hebrew, Chinese
an expression of people's feelings, thoughts and ideas. Art shows what is important to that society

Examples: paintings, music, literature, dance, theater, architecture
daily life
includes what people wear, what they eat, how they eat, and what the traditional homes are like in their society

Examples: suits, jeans/pizza, lamb, fish/chopsticks, forks/huts, houses
events in the past that are shared by a society. It includes both successes and failures and other events that are important to a society.

Examples: Red Sox wins and losses, Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, Declaration of Independence, 9/11
belief in and worship of a higher power; people look to religion to help them answer important life questions

Examples: Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism
a ruling power that has authority over people/area of land and performs functions for them

Examples :
*monarchy - kings and queens inherit the right to rule
*dictators - rulers who take control and rule as they wish
*democracy - when people of a country hold the power - citizens choose their leaders by voting for them
how people earn a living / survive in a society. Economics are rules for how goods are exchanged and sold

*traditional economy - people do the same things their parents did
*market economy - individuals decide what to produce and what to buy ("free enterprise" where the government does not interfere)
*command economy - government owns the businesses and decides what to produce (socialism, communism)