The Seven Traits of Culture<br />
What is culture?<br />Culture is all the things that make up a people’s way of life.<br />
The Seven Elements of Culture<br />Government:  provides for the common needs or protection, order and safety<br />Religio...
The Seven Elements of Culture<br />Customs and Traditions:  accepted rules of behaviors and traditional practices of a cul...
The Seven Elements of Culture<br />Arts:  dance, drama, literature, music and visual arts of a culture<br />Economy:  how ...
The Seven Elements of Culture<br />Language:  the way thoughts, feelings and knowledge are passed on.  Language is NOT alw...
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7 Traits of Culture

  1. 1. The Seven Traits of Culture<br />
  2. 2. What is culture?<br />Culture is all the things that make up a people’s way of life.<br />
  3. 3. The Seven Elements of Culture<br />Government: provides for the common needs or protection, order and safety<br />Religion: Answers the basic questions about the meaning and purpose of life<br />
  4. 4. The Seven Elements of Culture<br />Customs and Traditions: accepted rules of behaviors and traditional practices of a culture<br />Social Organization: how people and places are divided into smaller, more manageable ones<br />
  5. 5. The Seven Elements of Culture<br />Arts: dance, drama, literature, music and visual arts of a culture<br />Economy: how people use limited resources to satisfy basic wants and needs<br />
  6. 6. The Seven Elements of Culture<br />Language: the way thoughts, feelings and knowledge are passed on. Language is NOT always verbal!<br />

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