LEAP REVIEW - BASIC SOCIAL STUDIES VOCABULARY
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having characteristics of a city; ex: "Which urban area is your favorite?" "New York City."
having characteristics of the countryside; ex: "White Castle is a rural area, the population is very spread out and there is lots of farmland."
the basic structures and facilities needed to operate society; examples: bridges, roads, sewers, railroad tracks, etc.
relating to the government
relating to the people that make up a society or community
relating to the wealth, finances, resources, and/or production and consumption of goods and services of a country or region
the wealth, finances, resources, and/or production and consumption of goods and services of a country or region
relating to the ideas, traditions, customs, and social behaviors of a group of people
money that is charged by the government to pay for various programs (for example, the military, police, public schools, bridges, roads, etc.)
money that is owed
coming to live permanently in a foreign country
being from or in another country; having characteristics of a country other than one's own; (example: "I've visited two foreign countries before - China and Germany.")
existing or taking place inside a country (example: "The Flood of 2016 was a domestic issue, because it only affected people in the United States.")
the producing of goods or products of a certain kind; typically by using machinery or factories
the growth of using and relying on technology and machines to produce and manufacture goods
the process in which cities become larger and more central to a society as the population of the cities increase
the process of converting natural resources or raw materials into finished products or goods by using machinery
to bring goods or services into a country from abroad (another country) for sale
to send goods or services abroad (to another country) for sale
to change from having humans work by hand or using animals to work, to using machinery to produce goods
a building or group of buildings where products are made using machinery
the amount of a certain resource or good that is available
the amount/level in which a certain good or resource is desired/wanted by consumers
the use of animals and plants to produce food and other products to support human life
something that is made or intended to make a profit; relating to business, industry, and trade; (example: "Commercial Fishing in Louisiana is a huge industry." ...because commercial fishing means that people are trying to catch large amounts of fish to sell for a profit, they aren't just fishing for fun)
shortage; not having enough of a particular good or resource
a course of action or plan developed, usually by a government, business, or individual; a strategy
relating to a particular group of people/population with a common national or cultural tradition
a method of production where a business or economy focuses on the production of only certain goods or services
to make a change in order to improve something
the activity of buying and selling goods and services, especially on a large scale
relating to the physical features of an area
the spread of cultural beliefs and activities from one group of people to another
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