Cultural Geography Exam 2 Review

Cultural Geography Exam 2 Review - Cultural Geography Exam...

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Cultural Geography Exam 2 Review CH 5 World Religion Numbers : Christianity 33.3% Islam 21% Hinduism 13.2% Nonreligious/Atheists 14.0% Buddhists 5.8% Sikhs 0.3% Jewish 0.2% World Religions : Hinduism, Buddhims, Judaism, Christianity, Islam Sunni vs. Shia Islam Sunni: -80% of the population, most geographically widespread -Accepted someone outside Muhammad’s family as the first successor -Imam- a religious leader, especially one who leads a group prayer Shia: -Those Muslims who felt that Muhammad’s immediate successor should be someone from his family -Imam – divinely inspired Hearths – a place or region where an innovation, idea, belief, or cultural practice begins Religious Landscapes – Describes significances of churches for religions. Some see them as sacred houses of God. Other religions see it as a place to gather and worship U.S. Religions : Protestantism – 49.5% Baptist 15.8% Methodist 5% Presbyterian 2.1% Episcopalian 1.1% Other 21.7% Catholic – 25.1% Jewish – 1.2% Other – 4.1% None – 15% Colonial Regions : (1) Northeast (New England) - Home to one of the first religious groups - Pilgrims (Angloglans) - Puritans – Non Conformists Massachussets - Baptists – Driven to Rhode Island (Providence) (2) Middle - Colonies – Diverse ethnically and religious - Dutch Reform - Lutheran - Mennoites - Amish
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- Presbyterian - Methodists - Judaism - Roman Catholic (Lord Baltimore) - Quakers (Friend) (3) South - Baptists - Anglogans US Developments : (1) Evolution – Religions Evolve Puritans – changed name to Congregational Church
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