CHAPTER 8 VOCABULARY
By: Ruhi Deshmukh
Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Culture- the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.
Animism- the belief that natural objects, natural phenomena,and the universe itself possess souls.
Hinduism- a major religious and cultural tradition of South Asia, developed from Vedic religion.
Buddhism- a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha.
Judaism- the monotheistic religion of the Jews.
Christianity- the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, or its beliefs and practices.
Islam- the religion of the Muslims, a monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah.
Sikhism- a monotheistic religion founded in Punjab in the 15th century by Guru Nanak.
Urban- in, relating to, or characteristic of a city or town.
Rural- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the country,country life, or country people; rustic.
Multicultural- of, pertaining to, or representing several different cultures or cultural elements.
Gender roles- the public image of being male or female that a person presents to others.
Social class- broad group in society having common economic,cultural, or political status.
Social Mobility- Social mobility is the movement of individuals or groups in social standing social position.