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6th Grade Social Studies
River
coastline
ocean
continent
A large stream of water that flows around the land
where the land meets the sea or ocean
large area of salt water
a large mass of land
River
A large stream of water that flows around the land
coastline
where the land meets the sea or ocean
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6th grade social studies
mesopotamia
nomads
hunter-gathers
ancient china
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
people who wander from place to place
people who hunted and gathered... What humans did until they lea…
centered around Huang He River; large population; isolated... Ri…
mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
nomads
people who wander from place to place
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6th grade social studies
mesopotamia
nomads
hunter-gathers
ancient china
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
people who wander from place to place
people who hunted and gathered... What humans did until they lea…
centered around Huang He River; large population; isolated... Ri…
mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
nomads
people who wander from place to place
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6th Grade Social Studies Geography
mountains
valleys
plains
islands
land that rises above 2,000 feet
low land between hills or mountains
stretches of mostly flat land
land completely surrounded by water
mountains
land that rises above 2,000 feet
valleys
low land between hills or mountains
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Economics Social Studies 6th Grade
Market Economy
Traditional Economy
Command Economy
Quota
An economic system in which there is free competition and pri…
An original economic system in which traditions, customs, and…
An economy in which the government decides... what and how goods…
A limit placed on the number of imports... that may enter the co…
Market Economy
An economic system in which there is free competition and pri…
Traditional Economy
An original economic system in which traditions, customs, and…
17 terms
Economics Social Studies 6th Grade
Market Economy
Traditional Economy
Command Economy
Quota
An economic system in which there is free competition and pri…
An original economic system in which traditions, customs, and…
An economy in which the government decides... what and how goods…
A limit placed on the number of imports... that may enter the co…
Market Economy
An economic system in which there is free competition and pri…
Traditional Economy
An original economic system in which traditions, customs, and…
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6th Grade social studies
agriculture
arable
cultural diffusion
deforestation
farming
fit for growing crops
the spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one perso…
the removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves
agriculture
farming
arable
fit for growing crops
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6th grade social studies
mesopotamia
nomads
ancient china
Great Wall
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
people who wander from place to place
centered around Huang He River; large population; isolated... Ri…
Built to protect China from invaders from invaders.
mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
nomads
people who wander from place to place
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6th grade social studies
domesticate
revolution
surplus
specialize
change the behavior of a population of animals.
change in ways of thinking, working or living
more than they needed
spend most of their time working at a craft
domesticate
change the behavior of a population of animals.
revolution
change in ways of thinking, working or living
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Introduction to Social Studies - 6th Grade
Culture
Geography
Institutions
Culture trait
the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular group
the study of the characteristics of the world's land and people
long-standing practices, traditions or customs that regulate…
a characteristic, such as language, beliefs, religion, food o…
Culture
the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular group
Geography
the study of the characteristics of the world's land and people
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6th grade social studies Economics
Market Economy
Traditional Economy
Mixed Economy
Command Economy
People are free to buy and sell, consumers have choices.
Community makes its own goods.
Economic system combine 2 or more of market.
They command you to do whatever they say, consumers have no c…
Market Economy
People are free to buy and sell, consumers have choices.
Traditional Economy
Community makes its own goods.
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6th grade Social Studies Review
Prehistoric
Artifacts
Ritual
Why are cave paintings treasures of th…
before written history
an object made or used by people in the past
Religious ceremonies, relating to a ceremony
Cave painting showed how things were like... what tools were use…
Prehistoric
before written history
Artifacts
an object made or used by people in the past
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6th grade social studies
mesopotamia
nomads
hunter-gathers
ancient china
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
people who wander from place to place
people who hunted and gathered... What humans did until they lea…
centered around Huang He River; large population; isolated... Ri…
mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
nomads
people who wander from place to place
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6th Grade Social Studies
autocracy
monarchy
dictatorship
democracy
A government where one person has all the power. (There are t…
A king or queen rule the country.
One ruler has power over all the people.
A government where citizens hold political power.
autocracy
A government where one person has all the power. (There are t…
monarchy
A king or queen rule the country.
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6th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
government... (The United States governme…
constitution... (In the U.S. our rights a…
limited government... (The U.S. has a lim…
unlimited government... (In an unlimited…
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
a government structure in which government actions are limite…
a government structure in which there are no effective limits…
government... (The United States governme…
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws
constitution... (In the U.S. our rights a…
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
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6th Grade Social Studies Culture
Culture
Culture Trait
Population
Culture region
languages, a set of beliefs, values and practices a group of…
Activity or behavior in which people take part of
the number of people in a geographical location
an area in which people have many shared traits
Culture
languages, a set of beliefs, values and practices a group of…
Culture Trait
Activity or behavior in which people take part of
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6th Grade Social Studies
Erosion
Weather
Precipitation
Temperature
The removal of small pieces of rock by water, ice, or wind.
The condition of the air and sky from day to day.
Water that falls to the ground as rain, sleet, hail, or snow.
How hot or cold the air is.
Erosion
The removal of small pieces of rock by water, ice, or wind.
Weather
The condition of the air and sky from day to day.
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6th grade social studies
Market Economy
Traditional Economy
Mixed Economy
Command Economy
People are free to buy and sell, consumers have choices.
Community makes its own goods.
Economic system combine 2 or more of market.
They command you to do whatever they say, consumers have no c…
Market Economy
People are free to buy and sell, consumers have choices.
Traditional Economy
Community makes its own goods.
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6th grade Social Studies
Culture
Cultural Hearths
Cultural Diffusion
Hunter-Gatherers
the learned behavior of people, which includes beliefs, langu…
places where a unique cultural cluster of language, customs,…
sharing cultural ideas with others in new areas.
early humans who hunted animals and gathered plants for food.
Culture
the learned behavior of people, which includes beliefs, langu…
Cultural Hearths
places where a unique cultural cluster of language, customs,…
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6th grade social studies
mesopotamia
nomads
hunter-gathers
ancient china
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
people who wander from place to place
people who hunted and gathered... What humans did until they lea…
centered around Huang He River; large population; isolated... Ri…
mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
nomads
people who wander from place to place
25 terms
6th grade social studies
mesopotamia
nomads
ancient china
Great Wall
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
people who wander from place to place
centered around Huang He River; large population; isolated... Ri…
Built to protect China from invaders from invaders.
mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
nomads
people who wander from place to place
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Social Studies - 6th grade
region
country
map
global
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by on…
A two-dimension or flat scale model of something
world-wide
region
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
country
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by on…
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6th grade Social Studies: India
What are Monsoons?
By what geographic feature did people…
Because India is so large, it is calle…
What unjust things did Chanragupta do…
heavy rains
rivers
subcontinent
He used torture and spies.
What are Monsoons?
heavy rains
By what geographic feature did people…
rivers
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6th grade Social Studies
surplus
specialization
artisans
social class
-more than what is needed to survive. For example, farmers ma…
-is a skill in one kind of work. For example, potters and wea…
People trained in skills or crafts. For example, carpenters,…
-is a group of people with similar customs, background, train…
surplus
-more than what is needed to survive. For example, farmers ma…
specialization
-is a skill in one kind of work. For example, potters and wea…
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Social Studies - 6th Grade
mountains
valleys
plains
islands
land that rises above 2,000 feet
low land between hills or mountains
stretches of mostly flat land
land completely surrounded by water
mountains
land that rises above 2,000 feet
valleys
low land between hills or mountains
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6th Grade Social Studies
Fertile crescent
Phoenicians
Ghana
Roman contributions
Area of land where the first real civilizations began- locate…
- invented the first alphabet. Basis for our alphabet, Invent…
located in Africa- was a trading nation- became rich trading…
Latin language, numerals, months
Fertile crescent
Area of land where the first real civilizations began- locate…
Phoenicians
- invented the first alphabet. Basis for our alphabet, Invent…
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6th Grade Social Studies Chapter 4
Alliance
Birchbark
Corn
Maple sugar
an agreement made between two or more nations (or allies) to…
the bark, or outer covering of a birch tree. (wigwaas)
the most important crop grown by the Ojibwe in the summer. (m…
a sweet substance made by boiling sap from a maple tree.
Alliance
an agreement made between two or more nations (or allies) to…
Birchbark
the bark, or outer covering of a birch tree. (wigwaas)
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6th Grade Social Studies Chapter 5
profit
resource
fur trader
pelt
the money gained from the sale or a good or service after all…
a source or supply of a useful material (such as fur, wood, o…
a term used for a European or American involved in the fur tr…
an animal skin with the fur on it.
profit
the money gained from the sale or a good or service after all…
resource
a source or supply of a useful material (such as fur, wood, o…
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6th Grade Social Studies CH.2
Petroglyph
Elder
Perspective
Artifact
A rock carving made by people.
An older member of a community who is respected for his/her k…
The way a person sees and understands the world.
Any object made or used by humans.
Petroglyph
A rock carving made by people.
Elder
An older member of a community who is respected for his/her k…
Social Studies Terms 6th Grade
Prehistory
Archaeology
Migrated
Clovis
Long period of time before people developed systems of writin…
The study of past cultures through the things that remain suc…
Moving from one place to another
a city in New Mexico
Prehistory
Long period of time before people developed systems of writin…
Archaeology
The study of past cultures through the things that remain suc…
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6th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
deforestation
cordilleras
Carnival
Llanos
The clearing away or cutting down of a rainforest. (Amazon Ra…
parallel mountain ranges of the Andes Mountains that has fert…
One of the most popular celebrations in South America (Brazil)
lowland plains located on the eastern side of the Andes Mount…
deforestation
The clearing away or cutting down of a rainforest. (Amazon Ra…
cordilleras
parallel mountain ranges of the Andes Mountains that has fert…
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6th Grade Social Studies
myth
oracle
epic
fable
traditional story describing gods or heroes or explaining nat…
sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or…
long poem that tells about legendary or heroic deeds
short tale that teaches a lesson
myth
traditional story describing gods or heroes or explaining nat…
oracle
sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or…
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6th grade social studies
Code of Hammurabi
Fertile Crescent
City-State
Ziggurats
A set of about 282 laws put together by Hammurabi, a king of…
Is a region in Southwest Asia that had good land for growing…
Are towns or cities that rule themselves and the land around…
Were temples built by Sumerians in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Code of Hammurabi
A set of about 282 laws put together by Hammurabi, a king of…
Fertile Crescent
Is a region in Southwest Asia that had good land for growing…
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Social Studies 6th Grade
Adapt
Affirmative Action
Allegiance
Amendment (to the U.S. Constitution)
to change or tailor something to fit, humans change their env…
efforts to recruit or hire members of underrepresented groups…
devotion or loyalty.
changes in, or additions to, a constitution.... Proposed by a tw…
Adapt
to change or tailor something to fit, humans change their env…
Affirmative Action
efforts to recruit or hire members of underrepresented groups…
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6th Grade Social Studies Core Concepts Vocabulary
prehistory
timeline
chronology
historian
time before humans invented writing
line marked off with a series of events and their dates
list of events arranged in the order in which they occur
person who studies the past.
prehistory
time before humans invented writing
timeline
line marked off with a series of events and their dates
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Canada, Bremen 6th Grade Social Studies
Rocky Mountains
St. Lawrence River
Niagara Falls
Canadian Shield
Mountain range that stretches from the United States into the…
A natural boarder between the United States and Canada. It is…
Located on a river between the provinces of Ontario and New Y…
A region of rocky uplands, lakes, and swamps.
Rocky Mountains
Mountain range that stretches from the United States into the…
St. Lawrence River
A natural boarder between the United States and Canada. It is…
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6th Grade Social Studies 40 Key Terms
acid rain
Catholic; Catholicism
Cold War
command economy
Precipitation that is more acidic than normal because of air…
branch of Christianity that is the main religion in Spain, Fr…
A conflict that was between the U.S. and the Soviet Union; th…
An economic system in which the government controls a country…
acid rain
Precipitation that is more acidic than normal because of air…
Catholic; Catholicism
branch of Christianity that is the main religion in Spain, Fr…
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6th grade Social Studies
surplus
specialization
artisans
social class
-more than what is needed to survive. For example, farmers ma…
-is a skill in one kind of work. For example, potters and wea…
People trained in skills or crafts. For example, carpenters,…
-is a group of people with similar customs, background, train…
surplus
-more than what is needed to survive. For example, farmers ma…
specialization
-is a skill in one kind of work. For example, potters and wea…
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Social Studies 6th Grade: Mesopotamia
civilization
floodplain
drought
silt
the level of development at which people live together peacef…
the flat land bordering the banks of a river
a period when not enough rain and/or snow fall
fine soil deposited by rivers
civilization
the level of development at which people live together peacef…
floodplain
the flat land bordering the banks of a river
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6th Grade Social Studies
orbit
revolution
axis
rotation
the path one body makes as it CIRCLES AROUND another
CIRCULAR motion
an imaginary line through Earth between the North and South p…
a complete turn
orbit
the path one body makes as it CIRCLES AROUND another
revolution
CIRCULAR motion
15 terms
6th grade social studies
Paleolithic Era
Neolithic Era
Culture
Pre-History
Old Stone Age... 2.5 Million Years Ago - ... 8, 000 BCE
New Stone Age... 8,000 BCE - 3, 000 BCE
A group of people's way of life
The time before the invention of writing
Paleolithic Era
Old Stone Age... 2.5 Million Years Ago - ... 8, 000 BCE
Neolithic Era
New Stone Age... 8,000 BCE - 3, 000 BCE
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6th Grade Social Studies - Landforms
Bay
Butte
Canyon
Cataract
Part of an ocean extending inland
A raised, flat area of land with steep cliffs, smaller than a…
A narrow deep valley with steep sides
A large waterfall
Bay
Part of an ocean extending inland
Butte
A raised, flat area of land with steep cliffs, smaller than a…
63 terms
6th grade social studies
south america
70 percent cover the earths surface
Arctic Ocean
prime meridian
.4th largest... .mainly speak Spanish and are Roman Catholic ... .A…
oceans
smallest,coldest,most shallow... .partly covered with sea ice al…
Divide the earth in half its 0 degrees north-south longitude…
south america
.4th largest... .mainly speak Spanish and are Roman Catholic ... .A…
70 percent cover the earths surface
oceans
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Social Studies 6th grade
Christian
Judaism
Islam
Sparta
the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Na…
the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Na…
the religion of the Muslims, a monotheistic faith regarded as…
Lacedaemon was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece, situ…
Christian
the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Na…
Judaism
the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Na…
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6th grade Social Studies vocabulary
Refugee
Ecosystem
Meteorology
Physical features
Someone who seeks safety by going to another country
A community of all living things in an area and how they live
the scientific study of climate and weather
any natural characteristics on Earth's surface, such as landf…
Refugee
Someone who seeks safety by going to another country
Ecosystem
A community of all living things in an area and how they live
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6th Grade Social Studies Final Review
pharaohs
Confucius
Shi Huangdi
Wu Di
Rulers of ancient Egypt; they had all power and authority in…
Chinese philosopher who supported the idea of filial piety.
The first emperor of China; a cruel and tough ruler who unite…
He started China's first civil service system to help oversee…
pharaohs
Rulers of ancient Egypt; they had all power and authority in…
Confucius
Chinese philosopher who supported the idea of filial piety.
16 terms
Economics Social Studies 6th Grade
Market Economy
Traditional Economy
Command Economy
Quota
An economic system in which there is free competition and pri…
An original economic system in which traditions, customs, and…
An economy in which the government decides... what and how goods…
A limit placed on the number of imports... that may enter the co…
Market Economy
An economic system in which there is free competition and pri…
Traditional Economy
An original economic system in which traditions, customs, and…
50 terms
6th Grade Social Studies
City-state
Peloponnesian War
Agora
Pericles
A city that has its own independent government and often cont…
A war fought for 27 years between Athens and Sparta in Ancien…
A public market and meeting place in an Ancient Greek city
Athenian leader, played a major role in development of democr…
City-state
A city that has its own independent government and often cont…
Peloponnesian War
A war fought for 27 years between Athens and Sparta in Ancien…
16 terms
Economics Social Studies 6th Grade
Market Economy
Traditional Economy
Command Economy
Quota
An economic system in which there is free competition and pri…
An original economic system in which traditions, customs, and…
An economy in which the government decides... what and how goods…
A limit placed on the number of imports... that may enter the co…
Market Economy
An economic system in which there is free competition and pri…
Traditional Economy
An original economic system in which traditions, customs, and…
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6th grade Social Studies- Canada
Canadian Shield
John Cabot
Samuel de Champlain
Quebec
major landform area of the central and eastern Canada along t…
English explorer who was the first European, since the Viking…
French explorer known as the "Father of New France"; establis…
a mostly French-speaking province in Canada; largest in size…
Canadian Shield
major landform area of the central and eastern Canada along t…
John Cabot
English explorer who was the first European, since the Viking…
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