World Cultures

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World Cultures
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  1. Sumer
    Early civ. of the mid east
  2. Sunni
    An unholy person
  3. Shiite
    Blood relative
  4. Shariah
    Law
  5. Jihad
    a holy war undertaken as a sacred duty by Muslims.
  6. Caliph
    a spiritual leader of Islam
  7. Halal
    Meat
  8. Five Pillars of Islam
    • Belief in one god
    • Fast during Ramadon
    • Charity
    • Pilgrimmage to Mecca
    • Pray daily
  9. Suleiman
    sultan of the Ottoman Empire
  10. bedouin
    a nomad; wanderer.
  11. Saladin
    sultan of Egypt andSyria
  12. Seven Elements of Culture
    • Social Organizations - Groups of people
    • Customs and Traditions - Rules and Behavior
    • Language - Cornerstone
    • Art and Literature - Feelings
    • Religion - Answers Life Questions
    • Government - Provides for the People's Needs
    • Economic System - Using Resources to satify wants and needs
  13. Causes of Cultural Change
    • Diffusion
    • Technology
    • War
  14. Four Goals of Modernization
    • Stable Government
    • Improve Agriculture
    • Improve Technology
    • Economic Diversity
    • Improve Education
    • Clean Water
  15. Problems of Developing Nations
    • Debts
    • War
    • Poverty
  16. Strengths of the Ottoman Empire
    • Stable Gov't
    • Advanced Technology
    • Diverse Economy
  17. Effects of the African Slave Trade
    • Cultural values were lost in Africa
    • Cultural values were gained in the Americas
    • Cheap Labor
    • Families split up
    • Population shrunk in Africa
    • Population grew in the Americas

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