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Mya: social studies

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culture
a group of people that have similar values, traditions, and beliefs
immigrants
people born in another country that live in the United States
climate
the temperature over a long period of time
irrigation
a process used to water large areas of land
landmark
a building or a site that has historical or aesthetic importance
resources
land and water features that are used to meet needs
civilization
a group of people that have a common formal structure of rules, rights, and responsibilities
landforms
physical features found on the earth
region
a group of states that are close together
needs
a good you need to survive
wages
the money you earn for doing a job
producer
a person or people who make goods
export
goods shipped from the United States to other countries
economy
the decisions you make in order to manage your household, community, or country
government
a system that is set up to keep us civilized
goods
an object that you can hold or touch
imports
goods that are brought into our country to be used
wants
a good you don't need to survive, but want it
democracy
a government that is run by people through their elected officials
natural resources
things found in nature that people use, such as plants, animals, minerals, and water
consumer
a person who buys and uses goods