the chief representative sent by one nation's government to another country.
A change to our state constitution or U.S. constitution.
Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically separated different races into different geographic areas.
the study of the remains of past cultures, especially by digging up objects buried beneath the earth.
In a factory, an arrangement where a product is moved from worker to worker, with each person performing a single task in the making of the product.
Story of a person's life written by that person.
a financial institution that accepts deposits and makes loans.
(EBR, G4, Unit 8)
an economic system in which goods or services are traded without the exchange of money
to refuse to buy or use something.
a plan for spending and saving money.
(EBR, G4, Unit 8)
persons appointed by a head of state to lead departments of government and to act as official advisers.
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides.
an economic system based on private property and free enterprise. Individuals and businesses own most resources.
The tools, equipment, and buildings that are used to produce goods and services.
(EBR G4, Unit 8)
North, South, East, and West.
An official count of the population.
Checks and Balances
the system where each of the three branches of government exercises some control over the two.
arranged in order of time-what happens first, next, last.
a native or naturalized member of a country.
the status of a citizen with rights and duties.
(EBR, G4, Unit 7)
the weather in some location averaged over a long period of time.
A map showing the average temperatures and rain/snow of a region.
An economic system in which a government controls most resources in an economy. Individuals make few choices, if any.
Compare and Contrast
tell how two things are alike and different.
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (NE,SE,NW,SW) directions.
a contest between businesses to gain customers.
Consent of the Governed
citizens are willing to obey the laws set forth by the government.
a person who uses goods or services.
(EBR, G4, Unit 9)
one of the large landmasses of the earth. North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Antarctica, Africa, Australia
a business owned by stockholders who share in its profits but are not personally responsible for its debts.
the connection the people of the same culture feel with one another.
all the beliefs, knowledge, laws, and values shared by a society.
an area of land formed from deposits at the mouth of a river.
the ability and desire to purchase goods and services.
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them.
an extremely dry area with little water and few plants.
form of government in which the leader has absolute power and authority.
the process of negotiation between nations to work out problems peacefully.
Money spent on items and services that are not necessary for maintaining your home or life.
a map feature used to measure the distance between two places.
differences among people.
the study of how society manages its money and resources.
height of land above sea level.
Lincoln's 1863 declaration freeing slaves in the Confederacy.
everything that surrounds a living thing.
an imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole.
condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind.
the branch of government that carries out the laws. The President is in charge of the Executive Branch.
(EBR, G4, Unit 6).
things you pay money for - both needs and wants.
a time when there is so little food that many people starve.
cracks in the earth's crust.
a system in which power is divided between the national and state governments.
Federal Reserve Board
Controls our nation's monetary supply, which helps maintain a stable economy.