Geography Study Guide

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  1. Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life.
    Animism
  2. Animism
    Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life.
  3. Brahman
    the originalidentity of the human self that cannot be seen or heard but whose nature can beknown through the development of self-knowledge mind is dedicated for the welfare of all the people
  4. the originalidentity of the human self that cannot be seen or heard but whose nature can beknown through the development of self-knowledge mind is dedicated for the welfare of all the people
    Brahman
  5. Buddhism
    life is filled with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct, wisdom, and meditation releases one from desire, suffering, and rebirth
  6. life is filled with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct, wisdom, and meditation releases one from desire, suffering, and rebirth
    Buddhism
  7. Caste
    a set of rigidsocial categories that determined not only a person's occupation and economic potential, but also his or her position in society
  8. a set of rigidsocial categories that determined not only a person's occupation and economic potential, but also his or her position in society
    Caste
  9. Confucianism
    The system of ethics,education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressinglove for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony inthought and conduct
  10. The system of ethics,education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressinglove for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony inthought and conduct
    Confusianism
  11. Creole
    language thatresults from the mixing of a colonizer's language with the indigenous languageof the people being dominated. Creoles show the diffusion of one language intoanother, which gives insight as to the history of that country
  12. language thatresults from the mixing of a colonizer's language with the indigenous languageof the people being dominated. Creoles show the diffusion of one language intoanother, which gives insight as to the history of that country
    Creole
  13. Dalit
    groupof people traditionally regarded as untouchable
  14. groupof people traditionally regarded as untouchable
    Dalit
  15. Dialect
    regional variety ofa language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation
  16. regional variety ofa language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation
    Dialect
  17. Dravidian
    a family of languages spoken in S and central India and Sri Lanka, including Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Gondi
  18. Hajj
    Islamic rite of pilgrimage in Mecca, fifth pillar ofIslam, an obligation that must be met at least once byevery able-bodied Muslim
  19. Islamic rite of pilgrimage in Mecca, fifth pillar ofIslam, an obligation that must be met at least once byevery able-bodied Muslim
    Hajj
  20. a family of languages spoken in S and central India and Sri Lanka, including Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Gondi
    Dravidian

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