Flashcards in Chapter 4 Terms Deck (62)
Relationships among human beings.
God told Adam and Eve to fill the earth with people and to have dominion over society for God's Glory. Gen 1:28, and Gen 9:1 Be fruitful, and multiply and replenish the earth.
Belief that human thought and values (rather than religious thoughts or values) should be the central features of culture and that humans can on their own solve all of their problems.
Speech patterns within a language that can vary widely.
culture regions that display increasingly similar characteristics.
Is a human society that shares the same basic culture.
Society's total way of life including traditions and institutions.
Groups of languages that share many common characteristics.
Language families of the world (see map)
Uralic and Altaic
Man his wife and children.
The nuclear family plus grandparents uncles aunts and cousins.
A large group of people with a common history and language who have developed a strong sense of identity.
A nation that has established it's own government or state.
When one nation conquers other nations beyond its borders
Shows the boundaries that a state has drawn around its people.
They mark the limit of a states authority over the lives of people.
Connects geometric points or follow lines of latitude or longitude.
Study of human populations and their characteristics
Official records of births, marriages, divorces and deaths.
Official government counts of the entire population within the nation's boundaries.
Counts of small samples of the total population.
Number of children born per 1000 people.
Number of people who die per 1000 people.
rate of natural increase
crude birth rate - crude death rate
Number of years a person can expect to live.
# of live births - # of infants who die in their first year (per thousand live births).
small area which has a large # of buildings and people
large area with few people and buildings