Developing A Country 's Culture

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Kenya has a vast and diverse population all encompassing a rich variety of cultures and subcultures. The Army defines culture as “the learned and shared behaviors and perceptions of a group which have been transmitted from generations to generations through a shared symbol system” (QuinStreet Inc.) Developing a country’s culture happens through many years of subcultures combining into a common belief system ultimately providing an overall culture of the country. The definition of subculture is “a group of people within a larger social structure who share cultural and linguistic characteristics which are different enough to distinguish it from others within the same society.” (QuinStreet Inc.) Kenyans have traveled from all over the world, each contributing to the way the country is today, some are good and some bad. Culture has many different characteristics that define the makeup of it in a region or country. Kenya’s location, history, people, politics, society and struggles have all contributed to this ever-changing culture and people of this nation. “Kenya is located in East Africa and borders Somalia to the northeast, Ethiopia to the north, Sudan to the northwest, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south and the Indian Ocean to the east.” (Culture of Kenya) Kenya is mostly plains covered by bush and underbrush, some highlands in the west, and huge sandy beaches on the eastern border. Other significant features are Lake Victoria, which is the main source that feeds
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