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8th Grade Social Studies
Checks and Balances
constitutional convention
james madison
virginia plan
Dividing political power so no single branch has too much aut…
1787 meeting in philly to revise the articles of confederation
"father of the constitution"-leader at the constitutional,fav…
Called for three branches, bicameral legislature, strong cent…
Checks and Balances
Dividing political power so no single branch has too much aut…
constitutional convention
1787 meeting in philly to revise the articles of confederation
112 terms
8th grade Social Studies
Jamestown-1607
Declaration of Independence
Constitution
Thomas Jefferson
first permanent English settlement
July 4, 1776
1787
3rd pres.,Louisiana Territory 1803
Jamestown-1607
first permanent English settlement
Declaration of Independence
July 4, 1776
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Social Studies -8th Grade
Democracy
Dictatorship
Monarchy
Republic
earliest version arose in Ancient Greece
citizens are afraid to oppose the leader, opposition parties…
probably the oldest form of government
the United States is a "federal" version
Democracy
earliest version arose in Ancient Greece
Dictatorship
citizens are afraid to oppose the leader, opposition parties…
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8th grade Social Studies - Review
Jamestown-1607
Declaration of Independence
Constitution
Thomas Jefferson
first permanent English settlement
July 4, 1776
1787
3rd pres.,Louisiana Territory 1803
Jamestown-1607
first permanent English settlement
Declaration of Independence
July 4, 1776
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8th Grade Social Studies
Latitude
Longitude
Industrial Revolution
National Road
The lines that that run east and west along the globe, a.k.a.…
A.k.a. meridians, each meridian runs from the north pole to t…
The time period in America when people started to use machine…
In 1803, Congress voted to build a paved road to Ohio, which…
Latitude
The lines that that run east and west along the globe, a.k.a.…
Longitude
A.k.a. meridians, each meridian runs from the north pole to t…
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8th grade social studies
Depreciated
Petition
Ordinance
Northwest Ordinance
value of property decrease
formal request w/ signatures
law
created territory N. of Ohio & E. - Mississippi R.
Depreciated
value of property decrease
Petition
formal request w/ signatures
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8th grade social studies vocabulary
antebellum
wwI
Civil War
Huey Long
Belonging to a period before a war especially the American Ci…
A war fought from 1914 to 1918 between the Allies, notably Br…
The period of warfare between the Confederate States of Ameri…
"Kingfish" Rep. senator of LA; pushed "Share Our Wealth" prog…
antebellum
Belonging to a period before a war especially the American Ci…
wwI
A war fought from 1914 to 1918 between the Allies, notably Br…
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8th Grade Social Studies-Constitution
ordain
common defense
Union
posterity
to select for an office/make official
one national army
a group of states or nations united into one political body
future generations
ordain
to select for an office/make official
common defense
one national army
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8th Grade ESL Social Studies
culture
history
geography
physical geography
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
The study of past events
The study of the earth
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
history
The study of past events
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Sectionalism (8th Grade Social Studies)
Sectionalism
Abolition Movement
Abolitionists
South Carolina
Differences between the North, South, and the West during the…
Movement to end slavery.
Sarah and Angelina Grimke (sisters)... Fredrick Douglass... William…
First state to separate from the union.
Sectionalism
Differences between the North, South, and the West during the…
Abolition Movement
Movement to end slavery.
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8th Grade Social Studies
Mercantilism
Name the colonies established for reli…
Jamestown, Virginia
Transatlantic Slave Trade (triangular…
an economic system in which the mother country controls the t…
Massachusetts - John Winthrop (Puritans)... Pennsylvania - Willi…
the first permanent English settlement, founded in 1607 by th…
started due to labor shortages in Virginia, resulting in the…
Mercantilism
an economic system in which the mother country controls the t…
Name the colonies established for reli…
Massachusetts - John Winthrop (Puritans)... Pennsylvania - Willi…
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Social Studies 8th Grade
Abigail Adams
John Adams
Samuel Adams
John Quincy Adams
Wife of John Adams. During the Revolutionary War, she wrote l…
(1797-1801) The 11th Amendment is added to the Constitution i…
American Revolutionary leader and patriot, Founder of the Son…
6th president
Abigail Adams
Wife of John Adams. During the Revolutionary War, she wrote l…
John Adams
(1797-1801) The 11th Amendment is added to the Constitution i…
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Chapter 7 - 8th Grade Social Studies
Currency
Bill of Rights
Constitution
Articles of Confederation
money
List of rights the government promises to protect.
a document that sets out the laws, principles, and processes…
the first American consitution
Currency
money
Bill of Rights
List of rights the government promises to protect.
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8th Grade Social Studies Review
Paleo
Archaic
Woodland
Mississippian
The oldest prehistoric Native American culture group; hunted…
First prehistoric Native American culture group to make potte…
Prehistoric Native American culture group that invented the b…
Most advanced prehistoric native American culture group; wore…
Paleo
The oldest prehistoric Native American culture group; hunted…
Archaic
First prehistoric Native American culture group to make potte…
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Social Studies 8th Grade
The New Deal
Dust Bowl
Liberty Bonds
Victory Gardens
FDRs policies which tried to end the depression
severe drought in parts of Oklahoma,Kansas,Colorado,New Mexic…
name given to war bonds which were sold to raise the money ne…
name given to the gardens plantewd during both the first and…
The New Deal
FDRs policies which tried to end the depression
Dust Bowl
severe drought in parts of Oklahoma,Kansas,Colorado,New Mexic…
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8th Grade Social Studies (credit also jtournoux)
Checks and Balances
constitutional convention
james madison
virginia plan
Dividing political power so no single branch has too much aut…
1787 meeting in philly to revise the articles of confederation
"father of the constitution"-leader at the constitutional,fav…
Called for three branches, bicameral legislature, strong cent…
Checks and Balances
Dividing political power so no single branch has too much aut…
constitutional convention
1787 meeting in philly to revise the articles of confederation
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8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Geography
Source
Primary Source
Secondary Source
The study of the Earth (Features, atmosphere, people, etc.)
Tell us something about the past
Sources created by people that lived at that time. ... Example:…
Sources that are written by historians who have studied the p…
Geography
The study of the Earth (Features, atmosphere, people, etc.)
Source
Tell us something about the past
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8th Grade Social Studies Final Exam Review
Emancipation Proclamation
The Union
Ku Klux Klan
Sharecropping
in 1863, President Lincoln used the executive order to free a…
during the Civil War, this side had advantages to fighting in…
this terrorist organization formed in the South as a way to t…
former slaves worked as tenant farmers on the land of the ex-…
Emancipation Proclamation
in 1863, President Lincoln used the executive order to free a…
The Union
during the Civil War, this side had advantages to fighting in…
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8th Grade Social Studies
Free blacks living in both the north a…
What was the main effect of the cotton…
Many white southerners who did not own…
slave holders used all of these method…
Faced discrimination and racism
It increased the demand for slaves
The south's economy depended on slave labor
Promising slaves their freedom if they worked hard
Free blacks living in both the north a…
Faced discrimination and racism
What was the main effect of the cotton…
It increased the demand for slaves
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8th Grade Social Studies
Transcontinental Railroad
Immigration Center in NYC
Immigration Center in California
Two step process at Ellis Island
Irish and Chinese immigrants and Black and Mexican workers. I…
Ellis Island
Angel Island
Medical Inspection and Interview.
Transcontinental Railroad
Irish and Chinese immigrants and Black and Mexican workers. I…
Immigration Center in NYC
Ellis Island
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8th grade social studies reconstruction
Black codes
Ku Klux Klan
Jim Crow Laws
Reconstruction
Laws passed that limited the freedom of black Americans
A group that demonstrated anger towards black Americans by us…
Laws which enforced the segregation of black Americans and wh…
Process of reuniting and rebuilding the nation following the…
Black codes
Laws passed that limited the freedom of black Americans
Ku Klux Klan
A group that demonstrated anger towards black Americans by us…
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The 8th Grade NC Final - Social Studies
Abolitionist
Election of 1860
Acquitted
Ally
a person who supported abolition, or the ending of slavery
Abraham Lincoln elected President; caused the immediate seces…
to declare a person innocent of a crime or wrongdoing
a nation that joins another nation in some common effort, suc…
Abolitionist
a person who supported abolition, or the ending of slavery
Election of 1860
Abraham Lincoln elected President; caused the immediate seces…
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8th Grade Social Studies STAAR Review
Reasons for exploration
1607
1620
Mayflower Compact
Religion (God); Wealth (Gold); Fame and International Recogni…
Jamestown is founded; it is the first permanent English settl…
Plymouth was founded; Pilgrims traveled to Plymouth and signe…
signed by many pilgrims, helped establish the idea of self-go…
Reasons for exploration
Religion (God); Wealth (Gold); Fame and International Recogni…
1607
Jamestown is founded; it is the first permanent English settl…
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Chapter 5, 8th Grade Social Studies
Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act
Stamp Act
Boycotting
The plan that allowed the British government to control the C…
A tax placed on the colonists from the British Government. Th…
A tax placed on the colonists from the British government to…
The colonists were angry and said "NO" we will not buy Britis…
Proclamation of 1763
The plan that allowed the British government to control the C…
Sugar Act
A tax placed on the colonists from the British Government. Th…
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8th grade Social studies
Pontiac
Proclamation of 1763
Quartering Act of 1765
Navigation and Trade Act
A Ottawan Indian Chief that wanted to stop the entrance of a…
banned colonist from going west of the Appalachians
ordered colonist to house the troops in barracks,stables,tave…
Part of Britain's mercantilistic policies.
Pontiac
A Ottawan Indian Chief that wanted to stop the entrance of a…
Proclamation of 1763
banned colonist from going west of the Appalachians
106 terms
The 8th Grade NC Final - Social Studies
Abolitionist
Election of 1860
Acquitted
Ally
a person who supported abolition, or the ending of slavery
Abraham Lincoln elected President; caused the immediate seces…
to declare a person innocent of a crime or wrongdoing
a nation that joins another nation in some common effort, suc…
Abolitionist
a person who supported abolition, or the ending of slavery
Election of 1860
Abraham Lincoln elected President; caused the immediate seces…
35 terms
8th grade social studies
Fort Sumter
Allowing voters to choose whether or n…
Republicans goal for slavery during th…
Party whose motto was, Free soil, free…
location of the first battle of the Civil War
Voters Right
To ban slavery in all territories
Free soil Party
Fort Sumter
location of the first battle of the Civil War
Allowing voters to choose whether or n…
Voters Right
39 terms
8th grade Social Studies
federal
articles
confederation
territory
a large body of government whose laws apply to all states (ak…
a section or part of a larger document in which there are det…
states that come together with the idea to stay together fore…
a large tract of land which is self-governing with authority…
federal
a large body of government whose laws apply to all states (ak…
articles
a section or part of a larger document in which there are det…
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Chapter 4, 8th Grade Social Studies (modified)
New England Colonies
Salt Box
Subsistence Farming
Commerce
People who settled in the Northern colonies. They were able t…
A popular design of house that was made like a "box" that was…
How to farm by only growing enough food to feed your own fami…
This is how the colonist made money. They made clothing, cand…
New England Colonies
People who settled in the Northern colonies. They were able t…
Salt Box
A popular design of house that was made like a "box" that was…
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8th grade Social Studies STAAR**
Jamestown-1607
Declaration of Independence
Constitution
Thomas Jefferson
first permanent English settlement adsfeb ldfjewin dookie
July 4, 1776
1787
3rd pres.,Louisiana Territory 1803
Jamestown-1607
first permanent English settlement adsfeb ldfjewin dookie
Declaration of Independence
July 4, 1776
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8th Grade Social Studies Cumulative
Geography
Latitude
Longitude
Fall Line
The study of the physical features of earth and the interacti…
The distance north and south of the equator.
The distance East and West of the Prime Meridian.
An imaginary line that runs from Richmond County to Halifax C…
Geography
The study of the physical features of earth and the interacti…
Latitude
The distance north and south of the equator.
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Explicit Vocabulary 8th grade Social Studies
Blue Ridge Mountains
Fall Line
Barrier Islands
Chattahoochee River
Hikers and tourists are attracted to this region that is home…
area that features a rapid drop in elevation and the point wh…
protect Georgia's mainland from erosion
important source of water for the state that forms part of th…
Blue Ridge Mountains
Hikers and tourists are attracted to this region that is home…
Fall Line
area that features a rapid drop in elevation and the point wh…
10 terms
8th Grade Social Studies-Declaration
Olive Branch
Grievance
Congress
Declaration
A symbol of peace and goodwill.
A complaint.
A meeting of elected people from different areas.
An announcement.
Olive Branch
A symbol of peace and goodwill.
Grievance
A complaint.
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8th grade Social Studies Civil War
Abolitionist
Confederacy
Union
platform
person who want to end slavery
Southern states
Northern States
the beliefs/positions of a political party and its candidates…
Abolitionist
person who want to end slavery
Confederacy
Southern states
144 terms
8th Grade Social Studies Final Exam Review
Emancipation Proclamation
The Union
Ku Klux Klan
Sharecropping
in 1863, President Lincoln used the executive order to free a…
during the Civil War, this side had advantages to fighting in…
this terrorist organization formed in the South as a way to t…
former slaves worked as tenant farmers on the land of the ex-…
Emancipation Proclamation
in 1863, President Lincoln used the executive order to free a…
The Union
during the Civil War, this side had advantages to fighting in…
43 terms
SOCIAL STUDIES 8TH GRADE FINAL
corporation
stock
monopoly
capital
a business owned by shareholders - a corporation sells stock…
a share of ownership in a corporation
when one company controls all (or nearly all) the business in…
money (businesses need capital to expand)
corporation
a business owned by shareholders - a corporation sells stock…
stock
a share of ownership in a corporation
30 terms
Marzano Social Studies 8th Grade
abolitionist movement
agrarian
alien
amend
An international movement that between approximately 1780 and…
concerning farms, farmers, or the use of land
Cause to become unfriendly, hostile, or distant
to change in a formal way; to change for the better
abolitionist movement
An international movement that between approximately 1780 and…
agrarian
concerning farms, farmers, or the use of land
8 terms
8th Grade Social Studies
controversy
nullify
nullification
tariff
(noun) a conflict or disagreement between various people
(verb) to cancel
(noun) a cancellation
(noun) a tax on imports
controversy
(noun) a conflict or disagreement between various people
nullify
(verb) to cancel
17 terms
Social Studies 8th Grade
Mercatilism
Charter
Smuggling
Constitution
Wealth Equals Power
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Importing or exporting goods in violation of trade laws
A written plan of government
Mercatilism
Wealth Equals Power
Charter
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
12 terms
8th Grade Social Studies
profit
joint venture
salutatory neglect
proprietary
extra money a business makes, after it pays for all of its co…
when two countries or companies work together to start a busi…
When the British were relaxed about the law in America and di…
something that belongs to one group or person only
profit
extra money a business makes, after it pays for all of its co…
joint venture
when two countries or companies work together to start a busi…
49 terms
8th grade social studies
What group does the SC Native American…
What change in lifestyle of the Native…
Where did Eastern Woodlands tribes set…
Where did the Cherokees live?
Eastern Woodlands
Transition from hunter/gatherer to farming
rivers, lakes, streams,
foothills and the mountains; limited contact with Europeans b…
What group does the SC Native American…
Eastern Woodlands
What change in lifestyle of the Native…
Transition from hunter/gatherer to farming
10 terms
8th grade social studies
archaeology
Artifacts
Migration
hunter-gathers
The study of the unwritten past
remains of objects made by humans
movement of people
People who hunt animals and gather wild plants to provide for…
archaeology
The study of the unwritten past
Artifacts
remains of objects made by humans
10 terms
social studies 8th grade
Geographic Region
Climate
Outer Banks
Sun belt
Large area of land with a common set of features
The main kind of weather that a region experience over an ext…
Long chain of sandbars and barrier reefs of the coastal of No…
Strip of warm weather states that run across the southern Uni…
Geographic Region
Large area of land with a common set of features
Climate
The main kind of weather that a region experience over an ext…
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8th Grade Social Studies - Revolutionary War
Boycott
Effigy
Propaganda
Coerce
To refuse to buy an item.
A rag figure representing an unpopular individual.
Ideas or information designed and spread to make people think…
To make someone act a certain way.
Boycott
To refuse to buy an item.
Effigy
A rag figure representing an unpopular individual.
117 terms
8th grade Social Studies STAAR**
Jamestown-1607
Declaration of Independence
Constitution
Thomas Jefferson
first permanent English settlement
July 4, 1776
1787
3rd pres.,Louisiana Territory 1803
Jamestown-1607
first permanent English settlement
Declaration of Independence
July 4, 1776
8 terms
8th Grade Social Studies - 13 Colonies
Subsistence Farming
Government
Persecute
Pilgrim
Due to negative factors (weather, soil, etc), farming in whic…
The group who can make laws and enforce laws for an area.
To treat someone harshly because of that person's beliefs or…
Person on a religious journey.
Subsistence Farming
Due to negative factors (weather, soil, etc), farming in whic…
Government
The group who can make laws and enforce laws for an area.
10 terms
8th grade social studies
Colonies
Jamestown
Slavery
Native Americas
a group of people who leave their native country to form in a…
The first permanent English settlement in North America, foun…
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned…
Who did the Spanish first use as slaves
Colonies
a group of people who leave their native country to form in a…
Jamestown
The first permanent English settlement in North America, foun…
13 terms
8th grade Social Studies Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
Reservation
Massacre at Wounded Knee
Buffalo Soldiers
A rail link between the East and the West
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
1890 shooting of a group of unarmed Sioux by army troops.
African American soldiers who fought in the Spanish-American…
Transcontinental Railroad
A rail link between the East and the West
Reservation
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
21 terms
8th Grade Social Studies
Latitude
Longitude
Industrial Revolution
National Road
The lines that that run east and west along the globe, a.k.a.…
A.k.a. meridians, each meridian runs from the north pole to t…
The time period in America when people started to use machine…
In 1803, Congress voted to build a paved road to Ohio, which…
Latitude
The lines that that run east and west along the globe, a.k.a.…
Longitude
A.k.a. meridians, each meridian runs from the north pole to t…
21 terms
Unit 2 Social Studies 8th Grade
colonial regions
migration
demographics
economic
In pre-revolutionary America, the three colonial regions were…
to move from one country or place to live or work in another.
characteristics of a population
relating to the production, distribution, and use of income,…
colonial regions
In pre-revolutionary America, the three colonial regions were…
migration
to move from one country or place to live or work in another.
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