Social Studies 101 review
Terms in this set (25)
Human Environment Interaction
adaptation- how humans have been effected by their environment (survive- AC/Heat, clothing type)
depend-how humans need their environment to survive (food, water)
modification- how humans have impacted their environment (built homes, building, roads)
the transportation of people, goods, and ideas throughout the world
physical characteristic- natural characteristics of an area (rivers, lakes etc)
human characteristics- man made characteristics of an area (buildings, roads etc)
absolute- the exact location (address, latitude/longitude)
relative- general location (down the road, across the street, near..)
defined by gov't- formal borders due to the ruling power of a local/national gov't
defined by function- borders that loosely define an area for the purpose of a function or service (police department, school district etc)
loosely defined- informal borders that may vary (the south, the middle east, the midwest)
A document or physical object which was written or created during the time period you're studying.
A secondhand account of an event or a retelling of another person's observations written by someone who did not witness or actually participate in the events. Examples include encyclopedias, textbooks, and reviews.
Where information comes from.
Point of view
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or issue.
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary kings and queens who govern in the interests of all
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
A form of government in which the people select representatives to govern them and make laws.
A government ruled by a few powerful people
a government system controlled by one ruler who has absolute power and usually controlled by force.
ABSENCE OF GOVERNMENT; STATE OF DISORDER,
A government controlled by religious leaders
how a country operates based on politics, economy, and rule/power of its people
An economy in which production is based on customs and traditions and economic roles are typically passed down from one generation to the next.
Economic decisions are made by individuals or the open market.
An economic system in which the government controls a country's economy.
an economic system that combines private and state enterprises
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people. encompasses religion, food, what we wear, how we wear it, our language, marriage, music, what we believe is right or wrong, how we sit at the table, how we greet visitors, how we behave with loved ones, and a million other things
Primary source examples
gov't documents (Constitution, Declaration of Independence etc)
physical items from the time period
Secondary source examples
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