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Ohio as America Chapter 1
artifact
capital
chronology
first-hand account
Something made by a human being that typically has historical…
The most important city or town in a region
The arrangement of dates and events in the order of occurrence
a retelling of what happened by someone who witnessed the eve…
artifact
Something made by a human being that typically has historical…
capital
The most important city or town in a region
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Chapter 1 Latin America
El Nino
Plateau
Isthmus
Coral
A warm ocean current that flows along the western coast of So…
Large raised area of mostly level land.
Narrow strip of land that has water on both sides and joins t…
A rock like substance formed from the skeletons of tiny sea c…
El Nino
A warm ocean current that flows along the western coast of So…
Plateau
Large raised area of mostly level land.
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Latin America-Chapter 1
Coral
Diversify
El Nino
Elevation
A structure of calcite skeletons built up by coral animals in…
To add variety
(oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equa…
Height above sea level
Coral
A structure of calcite skeletons built up by coral animals in…
Diversify
To add variety
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LATIN AMERICA -CHAPTER 1
PLATEAU
ISTHMUS
CORAL
PAMPAS
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
A structure of calcite skeletons built up by coral animals in…
A grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay
PLATEAU
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
ISTHMUS
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
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Creating America Chapter 1-Sec. 1/2
A scientist who studies the human past…
A tool or other object made by humans.
To move from one location to another.
a way of life shared by people with si…
ARCHEOLOGIST
ARTIFACT
MIGRATE
CULTURE
A scientist who studies the human past…
ARCHEOLOGIST
A tool or other object made by humans.
ARTIFACT
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Civics in America Chapter 1
allegiance
anarchy
baby boomers
census
Devotion of loyalty owed by a citizen to a government.
State of political disorder resulting from the absence of gov…
People born in the post- World War II period from 1946 to 1964
population count
allegiance
Devotion of loyalty owed by a citizen to a government.
anarchy
State of political disorder resulting from the absence of gov…
vocabulary sweet America chapter 1
fetid
stench
whine
Flimsy
foul-smelling, putrid... Possessing an offensive smell; malodoro…
bad smell... an offensive smell or odor
to make a long, high, sad sound /... V) to complain in an annoyi…
(adj) fragile, frail, weak, feeble... (adj.) not strong or solid
fetid
foul-smelling, putrid... Possessing an offensive smell; malodoro…
stench
bad smell... an offensive smell or odor
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Study Guide: Chapter 1 - Latin America
Panama Canal
Central America
South America
Caribbean Sea
What was built to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?
What part of Latin America is Panama located in?
The Amazon River is located on what CONTINENT?
What body of water surrounds Cuba?
Panama Canal
What was built to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?
Central America
What part of Latin America is Panama located in?
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1 Government in America: Chapter 1 (Introducing Government in America) Key Terms
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our government leaders and wha…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
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Sweet America chapter 1 vocabuary
pounded
chute
steep
gripped
Verb: to walk or go with heavy steps, move along with force o…
Noun: a shorter word for parachute,... is an open-top through wh…
adj; having a sharp inclination
adj: strongly affected by something... veb: hold fast or firmly
pounded
Verb: to walk or go with heavy steps, move along with force o…
chute
Noun: a shorter word for parachute,... is an open-top through wh…
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Creating America Chapter 1
archeologist
artifact
migrate
culture
A person who looks for bones, tools, and artifacts from peopl…
an object made by human beings; often refers to a primitive t…
move from one country or region to another and settle there
the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a parti…
archeologist
A person who looks for bones, tools, and artifacts from peopl…
artifact
an object made by human beings; often refers to a primitive t…
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History Alive America's Past: Chapter 1
Geography
Globe
Latitude
Longitude
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
A sphere that is a model of Earth and most accurately represe…
An imaginary line called a parallel that circles Earth from w…
An imaginary line called a meridian that runs from the North…
Geography
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
Globe
A sphere that is a model of Earth and most accurately represe…
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Government in America chapter 1
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
collective goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
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Social Studies Chapter 1: South America
isthmus
sierra
peninsula
Ring of Fire
A narrow strip of land that connects two larger areas of land
Any rugged chain of mountains
Land almost completely surrounded by water, usually 3 sides
A circle of volcanoes along the edges of the Pacific Ocean
isthmus
A narrow strip of land that connects two larger areas of land
sierra
Any rugged chain of mountains
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History Chapter 1 - Early America
nomad
glacier
Civilization
empire
a person who travels all the time in search of food
a huge sheet of moving ice
the way of life of a people in one place and time
the territories and people under the control of one ruler
nomad
a person who travels all the time in search of food
glacier
a huge sheet of moving ice
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Chapter 1 -- America's Land
Conservation
Scarcity
Opportunity Cost
Economy
protection and wise use of resources
not having as much of something as you would like
what you give up when you decide to have something else
the system people use to produce goods and services
Conservation
protection and wise use of resources
Scarcity
not having as much of something as you would like
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Making America - Chapter 1
Western Hemisphere
millennia
Crusades
Holy Land
When discussing the world longitudinally (lengthwise), geogra…
The plural of millennium, a period of one thousand years.
Military expeditions undertaken by European Christians in the…
Palestine, which now is divided between Israel, Jordan, and S…
Western Hemisphere
When discussing the world longitudinally (lengthwise), geogra…
millennia
The plural of millennium, a period of one thousand years.
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Chapter 1 Columbus and the Americas
journey
artifacts
voyage
claim
a long trip
objects made by humans
a long journey
to take ownership of
journey
a long trip
artifacts
objects made by humans
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Chapter 1 - Latin America Physical Features / Map
latitude
longitude
degrees
grid
horizontal (FLAT) lines around the globe; distance north or s…
vertical (LONG) lines around the globe; distance east or west…
MEASUREMENT for latitude and longitude positions
pattern on a map formed by INTERSECTING latitude and longitud…
latitude
horizontal (FLAT) lines around the globe; distance north or s…
longitude
vertical (LONG) lines around the globe; distance east or west…
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America Land I Love Chapter 1 People
Leif Ericson
Leif Ericson's journey
Francisco Pizarro
Francisco Pizarro's journey
Viking from Scandinavia, first thought to have landed in Nort…
on the map
Conquered the Inca Indians of Peru
on the map
Leif Ericson
Viking from Scandinavia, first thought to have landed in Nort…
Leif Ericson's journey
on the map
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America History of the Nation, Chapter 1
Glacier
Irrigate
Surplus
Civilization
A thick sheet of ice
To water crops by channeling water from rivers or streams
Excess; quantity that is left over
Advanced culture in which people have developed cities, scien…
Glacier
A thick sheet of ice
Irrigate
To water crops by channeling water from rivers or streams
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Government in America Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
22 terms
Government in America Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
22 terms
Government in America chapter 1
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
collective goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
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Chapter 1-Policing in America
Federalism
Separation of power
Rule of Law
Civil Law
A form of government in which some powers are exercised by th…
Principle of government by which power is divided between sep…
A principle of constitutional democracy whereby the exercise…
Relationship between individuals
Federalism
A form of government in which some powers are exercised by th…
Separation of power
Principle of government by which power is divided between sep…
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AP Government Chapter 1: Introducing Government in America
Government
Politics
Political Participation
Single-issue Groups
The institutions that make authoritative decisions for any gi…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Groups with narrow interest, tend to dislike compromise, and…
Government
The institutions that make authoritative decisions for any gi…
Politics
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
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Latin America Chapter 1
plateau
isthmus
Pampas
tributary
A large raised area of mostly flat land
A narrow strip of land that has water on both sides and joins…
A region in Argentina and Uruguay; grazing ground for Argenti…
A river or stream that flows into a main river
plateau
A large raised area of mostly flat land
isthmus
A narrow strip of land that has water on both sides and joins…
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Government in America chapter 1
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
collective goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
Government in America chapter 1
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
collective goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
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CHAPTER 1 - GOV IN AMERICA
Government
Public Goods
Politics
Political Participation
Institutions that make public policy for a society.
A commodity or service that is provided to all members of a s…
Determines whom we select as our government leaders and what…
The ways in which people get involved in politics.
Government
Institutions that make public policy for a society.
Public Goods
A commodity or service that is provided to all members of a s…
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Government in America chapter 1
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
collective goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
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Chapter 1 America's Land
geography
landform
plateau
climate
the study of the world and its features
a physical feature of the earth's surface, such as a mountain
a high, steep-sided area that rises above the nearby land
the type of weather in a place over a long period of time
geography
the study of the world and its features
landform
a physical feature of the earth's surface, such as a mountain
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CHAPTER 1-GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA
GLACIER
TRIBUTARY
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
RAIN SHADOW
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
An imaginary line that runs north and south along the highest…
A drier area on the leeward side of a mountain range as seen…
GLACIER
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
TRIBUTARY
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
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Chapter 1: Ancient America
Beringia
Paleo-Indians
Clovis Point
hunter-gatherer
The land bridge between Siberia and Alaska that was exposed b…
Archaeologists' term for the first migrants into North Americ…
Distinctively shaped spearhead used by Paleo-Indians and name…
A way of life that involved hunting and game and gathering fo…
Beringia
The land bridge between Siberia and Alaska that was exposed b…
Paleo-Indians
Archaeologists' term for the first migrants into North Americ…
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America Land I Love - Chapter 1 - Review
Christopher Columbus
Leif Ericson
Marco Polo
Johann Gutenberg
Italian explorer who sailed for Spain, discovered the New Wor…
Viking who sailed to North America around AD 1000
Italian merchant who traveled the length of Asia
German inventor of the movable-type printing press
Christopher Columbus
Italian explorer who sailed for Spain, discovered the New Wor…
Leif Ericson
Viking who sailed to North America around AD 1000
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Latin America: Chapter 1
Landform
Isthmus
Pampas
Rain Forest
Any geographic feature found on the surface of Earth.
A narrow strip of land with water on both sides that connects…
Flat grasslands found in South America
A dense evergreen forest that has abundant rainfall year round
Landform
Any geographic feature found on the surface of Earth.
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land with water on both sides that connects…
26 terms
History Alive America's Past: Chapter 1
Geography
Globe
Latitude
Longitude
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
A sphere that is a model of Earth and most accurately represe…
imaginary lines called a parallel that circles Earth from wes…
imaginary lines called a meridians that runs from the North P…
Geography
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
Globe
A sphere that is a model of Earth and most accurately represe…
26 terms
History Alive America's Past: Chapter 1
Geography
Globe
Latitude
Longitude
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
A sphere that is a model of Earth and most accurately represe…
An imaginary line called a parallel that circles Earth from w…
An imaginary line called a meridian that runs from the North…
Geography
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
Globe
A sphere that is a model of Earth and most accurately represe…
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Latin America Chapter 1 terms
plateau
isthmus
pampas
tributary
A large raised land with mostly level land
a strip of land with water on both sides
flat grassland region in the south of South America
a river or stream that flows into a larger river
plateau
A large raised land with mostly level land
isthmus
a strip of land with water on both sides
juvenile justice in America Chapter 1
adjudicatory hearing
aftercare
aftercare officers
arrest
The fact-finding process by which the juvenile court determin…
parole
Juvenile equivalent of a parole officer
THE TAKING OF A PERSON INTO CUSTODY IN A CASE AND IN THE MANN…
adjudicatory hearing
The fact-finding process by which the juvenile court determin…
aftercare
parole
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Music in America Chapter 1
Elements of music
Rhythm
Tempo
Meter
The basic materials of which music is composed
The arrangement of time in music
The rate of speed at which music is performed
The organization of rhythm into patterns of strong and weak b…
Elements of music
The basic materials of which music is composed
Rhythm
The arrangement of time in music
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Latin America:Chapter 1 Terms
Isthmus
Pampas
Plateau
Tributary
A Narrow strip of land that has water on both sides and joins…
Flat grassland region in the Southern part of South America
A large raised area of mostly level land
A river or stream that flows into a larger river
Isthmus
A Narrow strip of land that has water on both sides and joins…
Pampas
Flat grassland region in the Southern part of South America
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Government in America Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
22 terms
Chapter 1- Introducing Government in America
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
the process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
all the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
collective goods
goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
20 terms
Government in America: Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
29 terms
History Alive America's Past: Chapter 1
Geography
Globe
Latitude
Longitude
Geography is the study of our physical and cultural surroundi…
A globe is the most accurate map of the earth.
How far a place on Earth is from the equator, measured in deg…
How far a place on Earth is from an imaginary line called the…
Geography
Geography is the study of our physical and cultural surroundi…
Globe
A globe is the most accurate map of the earth.
25 terms
Chapter 1 "Introducing Government in America"
authority
democracy
direct or participatory democracy
legitimacy
The right to use power.
The rule of the many. A system of selecting policymakers and…
A government in which all or most citizens participate direct…
Political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
authority
The right to use power.
democracy
The rule of the many. A system of selecting policymakers and…
29 terms
History Alive America's Past: Chapter 1
Geography
Globe
Latitude
Longitude
Geography is the study of our physical and cultural surroundi…
A globe is the most accurate map of the earth.
How far a place on Earth is from the equator, measured in deg…
How far a place on Earth is from an imaginary line called the…
Geography
Geography is the study of our physical and cultural surroundi…
Globe
A globe is the most accurate map of the earth.
Chapter 1: Introducing Government in America Vocabulary
American Dream
Republic
Conservative
Statist
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opp…
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
A person who believes government power, particularly in the e…
The belief that the state should control either economic or s…
American Dream
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opp…
Republic
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
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James Visits America - Chapter 1-3
exhausted
freaked out
currency
manage
(adj.) very tired
(v.) to become frightened or nervous
(n.) money
(v.) to take care of
exhausted
(adj.) very tired
freaked out
(v.) to become frightened or nervous
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