FC: World Cultures Intro Vocab
1: Culture shock: An Adjustment that causes confusedness and distress The southerner who moved up to North Dakota is in culture shock
2: Culture: a System of beliefs and rituals The Culture in Africa is much different in America.
3: Rituals: a ceremony of some sort that signifies a event The Indians have many rituals for may different things.
4: Beliefs: A thought about a specific thing. Many people have different beliefs about the presidents.
5: Values: Things or thoughts that mean something to living creatures. The old man down the street has many values.
6: Ethnocentrism: believing that your own group is superior to others. That group of kids think they are ethnocentric.
7: History: What is in ones past America has a history of being in debt to other countries.
8: Geography: The description of the area surrounding you The geography of Africa is very dry
9: Economics: Dealing with production and distributing of good to humans The economic in America is very high.
10: Government: The people and systems that run a country America has an ok Government.
11: Cultural Anthropology: origin and history of human culture The world has a lot of cultural anthropology.
12: Multiculturalism: The presence of other cultures in one culture. EX: America
13: Stereotype: The act of judging someone before you know him. The Germans stereotyped the Jews.
14: Globalism: Applying one rule and to spread it over many individual countries.
15: Ethnicity: your traits and ethnic group The family has lots of ethnicity.
16: GDP: Gross domestic product North Dakota has a lot of gross domestic product.