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
Characteristics
a distinguishing quality
Built Environment
the man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity
Folk Culture
traditional culture
Folk Food
traditional food
Folk House
common houses in America
Folk Songs
traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
Folklore
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
Gender Gap
a measurable difference between the behaviors of men and women
Infanticide
murdering an infant
Dowry
money or property brought by a women to her husband at marriage
Langevity Gap
the difference of average expected life spans between groups of people, races, or nations
Maternal Mortality Rate
the death of a woman during or shortly after pregnancy
Categories: Human Geography