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7th grade Mr Germani social studies test 10/7

STUDY
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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)