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When the government gives some powers to the CENTRAL GOV. and other powers are for local government you have a system called?
FEDERATION
In a unitary system of government who runs the nation?
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
An example of cultural convergence is what ?
Tacos, Fajitas etc that are Mexican food is popular in the US
When someone moves INTO A COUNTRY, they are called what?
IMMIGRANTS
WHAT influences culture ?
RELIGION, LANGUAGE, GOVERNMENT
In Urbanization the population of the ______ GROWS.
CITY
Population density is what?
Average number of people in a square mile
Which area has the highest population normaly?
THE URBAN COMMUNITY
If one perso or a small group has power in the government it's called a ___?
dictatorship
What type of govenment has kings and queens that are born into the position by being in a royal family?
MONARCHY
Describe the United States government?
Representative government within a democracy
Is the U.S. considered a totalitarian iype government?
No
When almost all the services and goods that are produced by the people and are consumed by their OWN FAMILY OR VILLAGE, the economic system is called?
TRADITIONAL ECONOMY
WHAT IS A MONOTHEISTC SOCIETY?
Where they worship one God!!!!!!!!
In a traditional economy, which type of farming provides basic needs of the nuclear family and has little surplus?
SUBSISTANCE FARMING
When the government makes ALL the economic decisions for the country it is called what?
COMMAND
Which type of government is like Great Britian where the Prime Minister has the real power and the monarch is only a symbol of unity?
CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY
The closing of its borders by the USSR to where trade, religion and immigration were restricted in 1847 is called?
CULTURAL DIVERGENCE
The land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers called the FERTILE CRESENT is an example of ?
CULTURAL HEARTH
The number of live births per 1,000 is called?
Birthrate
Attempts to explain man's purpose?
RELIGION
When peope can change their rank in their culture we call it ?
Social Mobility
What must we have to pass on culture?
Language
Using the law of supply and demand to detemine price and production is called?
market economy
free enterprise is also called ?
captialism
Sovereignity is ?
being free from otuside control
When a country uses elements of traditional, market and command economics we call it ?
MIXED ECONOMY
Which two classes may be restricted from social mobility?
Women and Minorities
What is seen in North Korea in the area of Culture?
Cultural Divergence
What is the cornerstone of culture?
language
What system can best described as mixed economics?
SOCIALIST
nORTH KOREA is an example of what ______ _______ where outside influences are forbidden?
cultural divergence
All cultures have the ____ as the most important social organization?
FAMILY
In China the binding of ____ ___ is an example of a socially restricting action?
women's feet
Asian food in the US in the late 70's was included and is an example of what?
SOCIAL CONVERGENCE
Where is a cultural hearth first found in which they planted crops and herded animals?
FERTILE CRESCENT
Inorder to have a sovereign country you must be able to ____?
RULE
FOR A TERRITORY MUST HAVE WHAT TO SUPPORT ITSELF?
water
natural resources
land
What defines a country's culture?
Religion
Language
Cultural Hearth
? (see book)