AP Human Geography Unit 3 (Pop and Folk Culture)

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Adaptive Strategies
technology, ecology, demography, and economies that define human behavior
Anglo-American Landscape
an American, especially an inhabitant of the United States, whose language and ancestry are English
Built Environment
the man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity
Folk Songs
traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
unwritten lore (stories, proverbs, riddles, songs) of a culture
Material Culture
objects of natural or culural significance
Nonmaterial Culture
abstract or untangible human creations of society (such as attitudes, beliefs, and values) that influence people’s behavior
Popular Culture
the totality of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, memes, images, and other phenomena that are deemed preferred per an informal onsensus within the mainstream of a given culture, specificall Western culture of the early to mid 20th century
Survey Systems
the system surveys are organized by
Traditional Architechture
buildings that are generally thought of as traditional and old
folk culture
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups.
folk food
Food that is traditionally made by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
folk house
houses that reflect cultural heritage, current fashion, functional needs, and the impact of environment. The form of each house is related in part to environmental as well as social conditions.
folk songs
composed anonymously and transmitted orally. A song that is derived from events in daily life that are familiar to the majority of the people; songs that tell a story or convey information about daily activities such as farming, life cycle events, or mysterious events such as strorms and earthquakes.