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 +====== WSEH Chapter 4 Cultures of the World Key Terms & Vocabulary ======
  
 +  - culture: the way of life of a people, including their beliefs and practices
 +  - cultural landscape: the parts of a people'​s environment that they have shaped and the technology they have used to shape it
 +  - civilization:​ an advanced culture with cities and a system of writing
 +  - institution:​ a custom or organization with social, educational,​ or religious purposes
 +  - trait: distinguishing feature or characteristic
 +  - dictate: to control or command
 +  - advance: development
 +  - complex: complicated,​ made up of several parts
 +  - society: a group of people sharing a culture
 +  - social structure: a pattern of organized relationships among groups of people within a society
 +  - social class: a grouping of people based on rank or status
 +  - nuclear family: a mother, a father, and their children
 +  - extended family: a family that includes several generations
 +  - status: rank or position
 +  - concept: idea
 +  - ritual: ceremony or custom
 +  - cultural diffusion: the movement of customs and ideas
 +  - acculturation:​ the process of accepting new ideas and fitting them into a culture
 +  - contribute: to give
 +  - promote: to help bring about
 +  - obtain: to gain possession of
 +  - focus: to concentrate
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