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  1. What is culture? An original Power Point presentation by Lindsey Durham

  2. The way of life of people who share similar beliefs and customs 8 traits to culture Culture is …….

  3. 1. Social Groups Study of different groups of people Ex: Young/Old, Men/Women Ethnic Groups – group of people who share common history, language, religion and some physical characteristics. Culture

  4. Culture • 2. Language • Strongest unifying force • Dialect – a local form of a language that differs from the same language in other areas • Ex: Soda and Pop

  5. Culture • 3. Religion • Answers the basic questions about life’s meaning Judaism Buddhism Christianity

  6. Culture • 4. Daily Life • What and how people eat • What they wear

  7. 5. History Shapes how we view the world Holidays for Heroes Ex: Columbus Day Presidents Day Culture

  8. Culture • 6. Arts • Architecture • Dance • Music • Theater • Literature

  9. Culture • 7. Government • Rules in order to live without conflict

  10. Culture • Democracy • Government where the power rests with the people of the nation. • United States

  11. Dictatorship A dictator usually takes power by force Usually rely on police or military to stay in power Cuba Culture

  12. Culture • Monarchy • Kings and Queens born into a ruling family and inherit the power to rule. • United Kingdom

  13. Culture • Economy • How people in a society earn a living. • Farming v. Factory

  14. The geography of where a people group lives Biome / Climate Desert, Rainforest Weather Snow, rainy Landforms Mountains, island Environment around them Water, trees, fishing What defines a culture the most…..