7th grade Mr Germani social studies test 10/7

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history

historian: study of past events (how things have changed over time)

geography

geographer: study of the earth's surface(location, climate, land, water, countries)

economics

economist: study of the production and production and purchase of goods/services

sociology

sociologist: study society and community life (races, crime, poverty, education)

psychology

psychologist: study of the mind and human behavior

anthropology

anthropologist: Study of culture (languages, customs, songs, etc.)

political science

political scientist: study of government (rules, laws, leaders)

age

a span of time (long or short) often associated with a person or something prominent in society

century

a 100 year period

decade

a period of 10 years

era

a period in history

generation

the average span of time from the birth of children to the birth of their children (usually 25-30 year)

millenium

a period of 1,000 years

period

an amount of time

B.C.or B.C.E.

before the Christ (before common era)

A.D.or C.E.

common era

absolute location

longitude and latitude

relative location

a location of a place in relation to another place

3 sisters

beans, squash, and corn

sachem

a chief of a tribe

clan

a group of related families

longhouse

place for shelter

wampum

money and as a record of treaties

hiawatha

a native American chieftain who argued for peace with the European settlers (16th century)

matrilineal

based on or tracing descent through the female line

confederation

the act of forming an alliance

culture universals

government, transportation, food/clothing/shelter, recreation, values/ethics, technology, education, religion, economics, arts, family structure, language/ communication

political map

A map showing units such as countries, states, provinces, districts, etc.

physical map

A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.

historical map

a map that shows information about past events and where they occured.

atlas

a collection of maps in book form

map

a flat drawing of all or part of the earth

cartographer

someone who makes maps

cartography

the study of maps

title

tells the subject of a map

key

explains colors and symbols on a map

scale

helps tell distance on a map

compass rose

shows direction (north, south, east, west, etc.)

special purpose map

maps that focus on a specific subject

eurocentric map

our map of the world

world map

a world map is a map of the surface of the earth

mohawk

iroquois tribe (M)

inequality

not everyone is treated equally

oneida

iroquois tribe (O)

onondaga

iroquois tribe (ON)

cayuga

iroquois tribe (C)

seneca

iroquois tribe (S)

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