The cultural mosaic of a place has elements from different groups represented by different scales of spatial distribution. Which of these scales is the greatest in areal extent?
Folk life consists of cultural characteristics which are both tangible and intangible.
Popular culture consists of both material and nonmaterial elements.
A folk culture region is both a perceptual region and a __________.
The diffusion of folk culture in Anglo-America in the mid-17th through early 19th centuries was a two-stage process of ________________.
|A)||hierarchical diffusion and contagious diffusion|
|B)||relocation diffusion and expansion diffusion|
|C)||cascade diffusion and relocation diffusion|
|D)||contagious diffusion and expansion diffusion|
Syncretism is reflected in the Hispanic borderlands by "Spanish" architecture which is more based upon indigenous people's building styles than upon European influences. What is the Native American house type involved in this syncretism?
Housing which is built using a traditional form but without architectural drawings or other formal plans is known as "vernacular."
In which of the cultural hearths of eastern North America can remnant French vernacular house styles still be found with some certainty?
|B)||Southern New England|
|D)||Lower St. Lawrence Valley|
Syncretism was a factor in the development of the traditional log housing associated with pioneer America. Which of these groups was least involved in this process in the Delaware Valley?
Which of the vernacular housing styles associated with Southern New England became diffused the most successfully such that it is associated as much or more with western New York and the Middle West?
|B)||New England large|
The shotgun house is a syncretic vernacular architectural style that was introduced from Haiti. After the syncretic process took place in American, it diffused from which cultural hearth?
What processes of diffusion involving the New England, Middle Atlantic, and Chesapeake Bay cultural hearths most account for the development of an Eastern United States folk architecture?
|A)||contagious and cascade|
|B)||hierarchical and relocation|
|C)||relocation and expansion|
|D)||cascade and hierarchical|
Fencing can be used as an indicator of agricultural folk regions.
Which of these elements of folk culture has the most long-lasting impact as a mark of the origins and diffusions of folk culture?
|D)||foods and music|
When it comes to making differentiations, the difference between folk foods and ethnic foods is extremely evident.
Folk music in North America began as the result of what type of diffusion from the Old World?
The transition zone between the Northern song area and the Southern Backwoods and Appalachian song area was the _______________.
|B)||Great Smoky Mountains|
Imported songs are more important to which part of North America when it comes to folk tunes?
The Black folk song tradition strongly reflects the syncretism of Anglo-American folk song, English country dancing, and West African musical patterns.
Native Americans had their own folk medicines and cures involving plants. These often were shared with the Europeans who often in turn adopted the indigenous botanicals for treating their illnesses. In such cases, this action of a one-way exchange emphasizes the process of __________________.
Which of the following would be included as folklore?
|D)||all of the above|
|E)||none of the above|
Intermixing of immigrant groups resulting in a syncretism of folk cultures is characteristic of North America.
Popular culture is focused upon masses of people who are engaged in cultural practices which are _______________.
|A)||traditional and rural|
|B)||urban and traditional|
|C)||faddish and ever-changing|
Contemporary popular culture is geared toward an automobile-oriented society.
According to Zelinsky, much of popular culture is a reflection of a manufactured desire which, in terms of specific artifacts, diffuses in a nearly simultaneous fashion.
Which of these is a vernacular region?
|D)||all of the above|
One of the outcomes of popular culture in the US has been the ubiquitous nature of our businesses and products. This has led to the existence of
A long house, a house with numerous rooms in its length, but only one room in its width, is a
|A)||Charleston single house.|
The drink that provided many small isolated farmers an economic base and became entrenched in the culture of early America and still exists today is
Customs or folk customs most closely approximate
|A)||a cultural trait.|
|B)||a cultural complex.|
|C)||a cultural region.|
|D)||a cultural realm.|
Hamburgers are almost available worldwide. However, in many places they take on a local flair by having local ingredients included in the meat or sandwich and local cooking methods used. This phenomenon is known as