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Chapter 4- Social Studies
Legislature
Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus
Magna Carta
part of the government that makes the laws
written lists of freedoms that a government promises to protect
the right not to be held in prison without first being charge…
first document to place restrictions on an English ruler's po…
Legislature
part of the government that makes the laws
Bill of Rights
written lists of freedoms that a government promises to protect
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Chapter 5 Social Studies
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich, fertile farm land
a mixture if rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterways
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich, fertile farm land
silt
a mixture if rich soil and tiny rocks
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Social Studies - Chapter 1
Hemisphere
Equator
Prime Meridian
Continent
A half of Earth
An imaginary line that divides Earth into the Northern Hemisp…
An imaginary line that is often used to divide Earth into the…
One of the seven largest land areas on Earth
Hemisphere
A half of Earth
Equator
An imaginary line that divides Earth into the Northern Hemisp…
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Social Studies Chapter 1
geo
geography
cartography
cartographer
earth
Study of the earth's surface, or the study of place. Helps us…
the art of making maps
a mapmaker
geo
earth
geography
Study of the earth's surface, or the study of place. Helps us…
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Social Studies Chapter 5
biodiversity
civil engineering
colonization
deforestation
many different kinds of living things in a region or area
technology for building structure that change the landscape s…
the movement of settlers and their culture to a new country
a loss of forest cover in a region; cutting down all the tree…
biodiversity
many different kinds of living things in a region or area
civil engineering
technology for building structure that change the landscape s…
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Social Studies Chapter 6
Three sided trade route between the 13…
Name given to the second leg of the tr…
He started the first library, newspape…
Describe the Triangular Trade Route. N…
Triangular Trade Routes
Middle Passage
Benjamin Franklin
Three sided trade route between the 13…
Triangular Trade Routes
Name given to the second leg of the tr…
Middle Passage
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Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Empire
Emperor
Fertile Crescent
Hammurabi
A group of people brought together under one ruler.
The ruler of an empire.
An area of rich soil in the Middle East from the Mediterranea…
Ruler of the Babylonian Empire.
Empire
A group of people brought together under one ruler.
Emperor
The ruler of an empire.
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Social Studies Chapter 1
landform
geography
border
coast
a shape on Earth's surface, such as a mountain, hill, or plain
the study of Earth and the way people live on and use it
a line that people agree on to separate one place from another
the land next to an ocean
landform
a shape on Earth's surface, such as a mountain, hill, or plain
geography
the study of Earth and the way people live on and use it
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Social Studies Chapter 7
triangular trade
shipwright
forced to leave the colony
Puritan
the trade route between New England, Africa, and the West Ind…
a person skilled in ship building
Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson were ____ because they que…
A person wishing to ""purify the church
triangular trade
the trade route between New England, Africa, and the West Ind…
shipwright
a person skilled in ship building
Social Studies Vocabulary Chapter 5
Conquistadors
Northwest Passage
East Indies
Colonies
Early-sixteenth-century Spanish adventurers who conquered Mex…
A water route from the Atlantic to the Pacific through northe…
Southeast Asia, including India, Indonesia, and Malaysia
Places ruled by another country, not by their own people
Conquistadors
Early-sixteenth-century Spanish adventurers who conquered Mex…
Northwest Passage
A water route from the Atlantic to the Pacific through northe…
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Chapter 5 Social Studies Test
writs of assistance
revenue
prohibited
The Sugar Act
legal documents that allowed customs officers to enter any lo…
incoming money
prevented
This act lowered the tax on imported molasses and let officer…
writs of assistance
legal documents that allowed customs officers to enter any lo…
revenue
incoming money
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Social Studies Chapter 7
Hacienda
Presidio
El Camino Real
Pueblo Revolt
A large estate- more like a town than a house.
Military fort (to protect missions)
"The Royal Road" It connected Santa Fe and Mexico City
Conflict between the Pueblo and the Spanish that ended in the…
Hacienda
A large estate- more like a town than a house.
Presidio
Military fort (to protect missions)
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Social Studies Vocabulary Chapter 4
Archeologists
Ore
Cash Crop
Reasons why explorers came to New World
these people excavate ancient settlements and study artifacts…
Rock or Earth from which metal can be broken
A crop that is grown in large quantities for sale to other pe…
Food, New land, gold/silver, spread religion, and tobacco
Archeologists
these people excavate ancient settlements and study artifacts…
Ore
Rock or Earth from which metal can be broken
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Social Studies Chapter 1 : Communities
citizen
rights
law
symbol
a member of a community, state, and country
the things we are free to do, they cannot be taken away
a rule that everyone must follow
an object or picture that stands for something else
citizen
a member of a community, state, and country
rights
the things we are free to do, they cannot be taken away
Social Studies Terms, Chapter 1
abolitionist
antebellum
confederacy
prosperous
a person who wanted to end slavery.
the time in the south before the Civil War
alliance of southern states that seceded from the Union over…
successful and wealthy
abolitionist
a person who wanted to end slavery.
antebellum
the time in the south before the Civil War
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Chapter 8 Social Studies Test
Boston Massacre
Committee of Correspondence
Tea Act
Boston Tea Party
an event in 1770 in which British soldiers shot 5 colonists.
a group that let colonists share information by mail.
an act that forced colonists to pay taxes on British tea
an event in which colonists dumped British tea into the Bosto…
Boston Massacre
an event in 1770 in which British soldiers shot 5 colonists.
Committee of Correspondence
a group that let colonists share information by mail.
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
region
swamp
marsh
bayou
A large area with common features that set it apart from othe…
A wetland with many trees.
An area of low, wet land covered mostly with tall grasses.
A slow moving, marshy body of water.
region
A large area with common features that set it apart from othe…
swamp
A wetland with many trees.
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Social Studies Chapter 2
landform
erosion
geography
climate map
a shape or feature on the earth's surface
the way wind or water wears away the land bit by bit
the study of people, places, and the earth
a map that shows the weather of an area over a long period of…
landform
a shape or feature on the earth's surface
erosion
the way wind or water wears away the land bit by bit
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Chapter 1 Social Studies
geography/geografía
environment/ambiente
region/región
oil refinery/refinería de petróleo
study of people and places on Earth
all of the surrounding and conditions that effect living things
an area defined by certain feature to show how people are ali…
place where oil is cleaned
geography/geografía
study of people and places on Earth
environment/ambiente
all of the surrounding and conditions that effect living things
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Social Studies Chapter 2
immigrant
culture
Bering Strait
Mississippi River
A person who comes to live in a new land.
A way of life followed by a group of people.
Narrow body of water in the north Pacific Ocean that separate…
Major river in the US that flows through the Midwest south fr…
immigrant
A person who comes to live in a new land.
culture
A way of life followed by a group of people.
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Social Studies Chapter 7
house raising
fireplace
homespun
town crier
__________________________ ________________________ is when n…
A ____________________________ was used for cooking and heati…
_________________________ is gray and rough material.
Colonists got the latest news from the _______________ ______…
house raising
__________________________ ________________________ is when n…
fireplace
A ____________________________ was used for cooking and heati…
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Social Studies Chapter 4
New World
Age of Exploration
explorers
artifacts
The European name for lands in the Western Hemisphere, includ…
A time in history when people from Europe traveled to faraway…
people who travel to new and unfamiliar places in order to le…
objects made by groups of humans, such as tools and clothes
New World
The European name for lands in the Western Hemisphere, includ…
Age of Exploration
A time in history when people from Europe traveled to faraway…
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Chapter 3 Social Studies words
African American
American Indian
Asian American
colony
someone who is an African immigrant or a descendant of someon…
someone who is a descendant of the first people to live in No…
someone who is an Asian immigrant or a descendant of an Asian…
a settlement that is ruled by another country
African American
someone who is an African immigrant or a descendant of someon…
American Indian
someone who is a descendant of the first people to live in No…
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Social Studies Chapter 1
population
law
citizen
urban area
the number of people living in an area
a rule that tells people how to behave in their communities
an official member of a city, state or country
city area
population
the number of people living in an area
law
a rule that tells people how to behave in their communities
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Social Studies - Chapter 19
tenant farming
High Point
George Alexander Peabody
Leonidas L. Polk
rented farmland, provided labor, and purchased equipment
successful furniture company
wealthy Massachusetts merchant who helped schools in the sout…
became president of the National Farmer's Alliance in 1889
tenant farming
rented farmland, provided labor, and purchased equipment
High Point
successful furniture company
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Social Studies Chapter 1 Landforms
plain
plateau
mountain
hill
a large area of flat land
a large area of flat land that is raised higher than the land…
a large, tall rocky area of land that comes up out of the ear…
a mound of raised land that is smaller than a mountain
plain
a large area of flat land
plateau
a large area of flat land that is raised higher than the land…
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Social Studies - Chapter 5 Egypt
cataract
delta
silt
fertile
a steep waterfall
the area near a river's mouth where the river deposits fine s…
fine, fertile soil, deposited by a river
good for growing crops and other plants
cataract
a steep waterfall
delta
the area near a river's mouth where the river deposits fine s…
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Social Studies Chapter 1
Northeast region
Southeast region
Midwest region
Southwest region
Region in the United States that contains the country's oldes…
Region in the United States where the Appalachian Mountains g…
Region in the United States that has flat grassy plains and l…
Region in the United States that is very dry, with many deser…
Northeast region
Region in the United States that contains the country's oldes…
Southeast region
Region in the United States where the Appalachian Mountains g…
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Social Studies Chapter 1
States
Cities
Communities
Towns
Smaller parts of a country.
These places have lots of buildings and people.
Places where people live, work and play.
Smaller communities.
States
Smaller parts of a country.
Cities
These places have lots of buildings and people.
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Chapter 1 Social Studies
Social Scientist
Geographer
Economist
Political Scientist
A scientist who studies how people live in groups.
A social scientist who studies the natural and human features…
A social scientist who studies the economy (resources people…
A social scientist who studies the governments (rules and law…
Social Scientist
A scientist who studies how people live in groups.
Geographer
A social scientist who studies the natural and human features…
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Social Studies Chapter 2
hunter-gatherers
bands
nomad
migration
Early humans that hunted animals and gathered plants for food…
several groups of families that were hunter-gatherers
people that move from place to place
the act of moving from place to another usually to hunt
hunter-gatherers
Early humans that hunted animals and gathered plants for food…
bands
several groups of families that were hunter-gatherers
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Social Studies Chapter 2
landform
erosion
geography
plain
a shape or feature of the earth's surface
the way wind and water wear away the land, bit by bit
the study of people, places and the earth
a large area of land that is flat or almost flat
landform
a shape or feature of the earth's surface
erosion
the way wind and water wear away the land, bit by bit
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Social Studies Chapter 1
hemisphere
region
community
location
one half of the Earth
is a large land area with special features that make it diffe…
a place where people live work and have fun together
a place where something is
hemisphere
one half of the Earth
region
is a large land area with special features that make it diffe…
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Overview Chapter Social Studies
ethnic group
immigrants
census
ideals
group of people who share the same customs and language
people who leave one country to go live in another country
count of the population
important beliefs
ethnic group
group of people who share the same customs and language
immigrants
people who leave one country to go live in another country
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Chapter 3 Social Studies
Stone Age
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Domesticate
A period of time during which early humans made tools and wea…
Old Stone Age
New Stone Age
to tame; to bring animals under human control
Stone Age
A period of time during which early humans made tools and wea…
Paleolithic Age
Old Stone Age
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Chapter 4 - Social Studies
mercantilism
inconceivable
Magna Carta
slavery
the economic policy that held that a nation prospered by expo…
not capable of being imagined; unbelievable
the first document to place restrictions on an English king's…
the practice of holding a person in bondage for labor
mercantilism
the economic policy that held that a nation prospered by expo…
inconceivable
not capable of being imagined; unbelievable
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Social Studies- Chapter 2
Viking's Longship
Jacques Cartier
Enslaved Africans
Columbian Exchange
ships that could be easily manuvered
Led France to North America
Traded
Trade from North America and Europe
Viking's Longship
ships that could be easily manuvered
Jacques Cartier
Led France to North America
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Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
artifact
climate
continent
fossil
a human made object
the pattern of weather conditions in a certain location over…
one of 7 large land masses on Earth
a remain of early life that has been preserved in the ground
artifact
a human made object
climate
the pattern of weather conditions in a certain location over…
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Social Studies chapter 7
Refugee
commonwealth
archipelago
souse
someone who flees form a country
A self governing territory associated with another country
A large group of islands
A dish eaten by slaves in Barbados, made of pigs tails, ears,…
Refugee
someone who flees form a country
commonwealth
A self governing territory associated with another country
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Social Studies Chapter 1
plateau
culture
landform
region
an area of high, flat land
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Hills, mountains, plains, plateaus, basins,A natural physical…
an area of Earth distinguished by a distinctive combination o…
plateau
an area of high, flat land
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
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Social Studies - Chapter 10
tenement
settlement house
urban
rural
An apartment house in which living conditions are poor.
A community center established to help immigrants
of the city
of the country side
tenement
An apartment house in which living conditions are poor.
settlement house
A community center established to help immigrants
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Social Studies Chapter 3
settlement
epidemic
circumnavigate
expedition
A small community of people living in a new place.
An outbreak of disease that spreads quickly and affects many…
To sail completely around something.
A journey to achieve a goal.
settlement
A small community of people living in a new place.
epidemic
An outbreak of disease that spreads quickly and affects many…
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Social Studies Chapter 2
US Army
Antique
Assembly Line
Bicycle
Didn't want to buy the Wright Brothers invention because of w…
something made a long time ago
Each worker does one part of the job instead of the entire jo…
popular form of transportation from the 1880s to the 1890s
US Army
Didn't want to buy the Wright Brothers invention because of w…
Antique
something made a long time ago
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Chapter 2 social studies
Thematic map
vegetation map
physical features map
climate
A map that shows population density, vegetation zones, climat…
A map that shows where different things grow
shows landforms and bodies of water
pattern of weather for a long period of time
Thematic map
A map that shows population density, vegetation zones, climat…
vegetation map
A map that shows where different things grow
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Social Studies-Chapter 10
King George
New Cost
Tax
Representative
Angered Colonists
Stamp Act
Money given to government
Men make decisions
King George
Angered Colonists
New Cost
Stamp Act
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Social Studies Chapter 1
prehistory
archaeology
archaeologist
artifact
the time before their was written language
the study of past cultures
a scientist who studies past cultues
an object made by people long ago
prehistory
the time before their was written language
archaeology
the study of past cultures
Social Studies - Chapter 1
Landform
Mesa
Plateu
Canyon
A natural feature of Earth's surface.
A flat-topped landform with slopes on all sides.
A large, flat, raised area of land.
A valley with steep rock slides.
Landform
A natural feature of Earth's surface.
Mesa
A flat-topped landform with slopes on all sides.
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Chapter 3 Social Studies
people who leave one country and move…
push pull theory
urbanization
cultural traits
Immigration
used to explain why people migrate or move from one place to…
the movement of people to cities usually for jobs
a groups skills, customs, religion, behaviors and beliefs
people who leave one country and move…
Immigration
push pull theory
used to explain why people migrate or move from one place to…
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Social Studies - Chapter 1
boundary
border
peninsula
plateau
A line marking the limits of an area. A separation, natural o…
An edge or boundary line
A piece of land bordered by water on 3 sides
plah - TOE / A raised, fairly flat piece of land.
boundary
A line marking the limits of an area. A separation, natural o…
border
An edge or boundary line
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Social Studies chapter 1
geography
Environment
Hemisphere
Region
the study of people and places of Earth
includes all the surrounding and conditions that effect livin…
One half of the earth's surface
an area that is defined by certain features
geography
the study of people and places of Earth
Environment
includes all the surrounding and conditions that effect livin…
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