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Mr. Baird's Social Studies Vocabulary E

State Standards vocabulary that begin with the letter e.
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Economy
The production and distribution of goods and services within an economic system.
Economic Interdependence
Mutually dependent on each other financially.
Economic Sanction
The withholding, usually by several nations, of loans or trade relations with a nation violating international law, to force it to comply.
Embargo
Government restriction placed on trade.
Emigrant
A person (migrating away from) leaving a country or area to settle in another.
Eminent Domain
(1) The right of a sovereign state to appropriate all or part of any property necessary for public use, making reasonable compensation. (2) The right in international law for one nation to appropriate the territory of property of another for self protection.
Entrepreneur
A person who organizes productive resources to take the risk to start a business.
Equal Opportunity
The idea that each person is guarenteed the same chance to succeed in life.
Equilibrium Point
(Equilibrium Price) The Price at which quantity supplied equals quantitiy demanded.
Era
A period in history marked by some distinctive characteristic.
Ethnic Enclaves
Areas or neighborhoods within cities that are homogeneous in their ethnic make-up, and are usually surrounded by different ethnic groups. (Chinatown)
Exchange Rate
The price of one currency in relation to another currency.
Expenditures
Spending on goods and services.
Exports
Goods and services produced in one nation and sold to buyers in another nation.
Expressed Powers
The powers explicitly granted to Congress by the Constitution. (Enumerated powers are the same as constitutional powers or expressed powers).