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8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary - Civics in Action
Preamble
Popular sovereignty
Reserved powers
Amendment
(n.) an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Powers given to the state government alone
A change to the Constitution
Preamble
(n.) an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
Popular sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Civics for 8th grade Social Studies
Law
Government
Constitution
Common Law
All the rules of conduct established by a government for the…
Organization with powers to manage or direct the people livin…
A document that sets the priniciples, organization, laws, and…
the part of the law that came from established customs and pr…
Law
All the rules of conduct established by a government for the…
Government
Organization with powers to manage or direct the people livin…
22 terms
Civics - Social Studies - 8th Grade
The study of the rights and duties of…
Have certain rights and duties
Is the ruling authority for a community
An English political thinker during th…
Civics
Citizens
Government
Thomas Hobbes
The study of the rights and duties of…
Civics
Have certain rights and duties
Citizens
12 terms
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…
25 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary 8th Grade
political party
electoral college
Democratic-Republican party
Federalist party
The aim of a _______________is to elect officials who will tr…
When the system was first created, the members of the _______…
Led by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, the ______________…
The upper class and the elitists were strong supporters of th…
political party
The aim of a _______________is to elect officials who will tr…
electoral college
When the system was first created, the members of the _______…
8th Grade NC Social Studies Exam Topics: Civics and Government
Limited Government
Popular Sovereignty
Separation of Powers
Federalism
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Limited Government
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
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
26 terms
MMS 8th Grade Social Studies Civics
Government
Civics
Citizens
What would happen without government?
A ruling authority for a community, state, or nation
The study of the rights and duties of citizens
People who share common history, customs, and values in a giv…
Without the enforcement of laws, we would live in confusion,…
Government
A ruling authority for a community, state, or nation
Civics
The study of the rights and duties of citizens
14 terms
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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8th Grade NC Social Studies Exam Topics: Civics and Government
Limited Government
Popular Sovereignty
Separation of Powers
Republicanism
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
A philosophy of limited government with elected representativ…
Limited Government
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
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8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary Master List
Cash Crops
Loyalists
Ally
Democratic
Products such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton raised in large q…
Those who opposed the American Revolution and wished to remai…
A nation that joins other nations in some common effort, such…
Greek for 'rule by the people.'
Cash Crops
Products such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton raised in large q…
Loyalists
Those who opposed the American Revolution and wished to remai…
33 terms
8th Grade NC Social Studies Exam Topics: Civics and Government
Limited Government
Popular Sovereignty
Separation of Powers
Republicanism
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
A philosophy of limited government with elected representativ…
Limited Government
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
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8th Grade NC Social Studies Exam Topics: Civics and Government edit
Limited Government
Popular Sovereignty
Separation of Powers
Republicanism
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
A philosophy of limited government with elected representativ…
Limited Government
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
40 terms
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…
8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
abolitionist
assassination
banking system
central government
A person who wanted to end or abolish slavery.
murder of a public figure by surprise attack
The Federal Reserve and the banks and other institutions that…
a form of government in which the national government has mos…
abolitionist
A person who wanted to end or abolish slavery.
assassination
murder of a public figure by surprise attack
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Social Studies Vocabulary- 8th Grade
Calvinism
Heretic
indulgences
Protestant Church
Emphasizes the rule of God over all things, through the under…
A believer that maintains his religious beliefs, no matter wh…
Something you bought for forgiveness... At one point, to seek f…
Any Western Christian who is not an adherent of a Catholic, A…
Calvinism
Emphasizes the rule of God over all things, through the under…
Heretic
A believer that maintains his religious beliefs, no matter wh…
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…
22 terms
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…
61 terms
8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Sponsor
Conquistador
Columbian Exchange
Colony
A person that provides funds for a project or activity carrie…
A Spanish explorer in the Americas during the 1500s.
The exchange of goods, ideas, diseases, and people between th…
A country or area under the political control of another coun…
Sponsor
A person that provides funds for a project or activity carrie…
Conquistador
A Spanish explorer in the Americas during the 1500s.
18 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…
8 terms
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
112 terms
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
8th Grade Social Studies
Confederate
justice
freedom
sucede
South
Fairness; rightfulness
Independence... What is one reason colonists came to America?
to leave or withdraw
Confederate
South
justice
Fairness; rightfulness
8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Trust
Natural Resource
Mass Production
Trade Union
An economic method that had other companies assigns their sto…
Resources that are taken from earth that people can use.
the production of large quantities of a standardized article…
Associations of workers formed for the purpose of improving t…
Trust
An economic method that had other companies assigns their sto…
Natural Resource
Resources that are taken from earth that people can use.
10 terms
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…
14 terms
8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Popular sovereignty
Secede
Fugitives
Henry Clay
Meant that people in the territory pr state would vot directl…
Withdraw
Runaway enslaved person
A senator from Kentucky who in 1850 stepped forward with a pl…
Popular sovereignty
Meant that people in the territory pr state would vot directl…
Secede
Withdraw
21 terms
Explicit Vocabulary 8th grade Social Studies edit
Blue Ridge Mountains
Fall Line
Barrier Islands
13th Amendment
part of the mountains region of NC
area that features a rapid drop in elevation and the point wh…
protect NC's mainland from erosion
ended slavery throughout the country
Blue Ridge Mountains
part of the mountains region of NC
Fall Line
area that features a rapid drop in elevation and the point wh…
181 terms
8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Abolitionist
Adams-Onis Treaty
Albany Plan of Union
Alien and Sedition Acts
Person who wanted to end slavery
1821 treaty between Spain and the United States in which Spai…
Proposal by Benjamin Franklin in response to the growing prob…
In 1798, Federalist-supported laws that permitted the Preside…
Abolitionist
Person who wanted to end slavery
Adams-Onis Treaty
1821 treaty between Spain and the United States in which Spai…
8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Magna Carta
Parliament
Glorious Revolution
English Bill of Rights
A charter drafted in 1215 that gave Englishmen the right to o…
A legislative government group that is elected by it's people…
The overthrow of King James II of England in 1688.
Laws passed by the Parliament that gave Englishmen more right…
Magna Carta
A charter drafted in 1215 that gave Englishmen the right to o…
Parliament
A legislative government group that is elected by it's people…
19 terms
III. 8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary: Economics
Credit
Boycott
Entrepreneurs
Investing
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
A group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organ…
Accepting the risk of starting and running a business.
The process of putting money someplace in the long-term with…
Credit
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
Boycott
A group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organ…
Social Studies: 8th Grade Vocabulary
Slave Trade
Cash Crop
Assembly
Democratic
The business of capturing, transporting, and selling people a…
Crops, such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton raised in large qua…
An elected group of lawmakers
Ruled by the people. In a democracy, citizens elect represent…
Slave Trade
The business of capturing, transporting, and selling people a…
Cash Crop
Crops, such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton raised in large qua…
8th Grade Social Studies - Growth and Expansion Vocabulary
Factory System
Eli Whitney - Cotton Gin
Erie Canal
Henry Clay - American System
place where many people work under one roof
inventor of machine that removes seeds from cotton fiber
water route between New York and Buffalo that connected regions
establish a tariff where American goods less expensive, unifi…
Factory System
place where many people work under one roof
Eli Whitney - Cotton Gin
inventor of machine that removes seeds from cotton fiber
Social studies vocabulary 8th grade
Ally
Ambush
Amendment
Annex
Country that would help support another country
Unexpected attack
To add or attach
To add or attach something
Ally
Country that would help support another country
Ambush
Unexpected attack
44 terms
8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Abolish
Abolition
Abolitionist
Acquire
To do away with, to bring something to an end
Efforts to get rid of something, such as slavery
A person who worked to get rid of slavery during the 1800's i…
To receive by, or as a result of, effort or experience; to ge…
Abolish
To do away with, to bring something to an end
Abolition
Efforts to get rid of something, such as slavery
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
208 terms
Milestones Review Vocabulary for 8th Grade Social Studies
Hernando de Soto
Mary Musgrove
James Oglethorpe
Tomochichi
first European in Georgia; Spanish Conquistador who led an ex…
Creek Indian woman who served as the translator for James Ogl…
established the colony of Georgia; signed the Treaty of Savan…
Was the chief of the Yamacraw Indians. Tomochichi befriended…
Hernando de Soto
first European in Georgia; Spanish Conquistador who led an ex…
Mary Musgrove
Creek Indian woman who served as the translator for James Ogl…
8th grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Charter
Joint-Stock Company
Headright
Burgess
A document granting the recipient the right to settle a colon…
A company in which investors buy stock in return for a share…
a 50-acre grant of land that is given to a colonial settler w…
An elected representative to an assemble
Charter
A document granting the recipient the right to settle a colon…
Joint-Stock Company
A company in which investors buy stock in return for a share…
208 terms
Milestones Review Vocabulary for 8th Grade Social Studies
Hernando de Soto
Mary Musgrove
James Oglethorpe
Tomochichi
first European in Georgia; Spanish Conquistador who led an ex…
Creek Indian woman who served as the translator for James Ogl…
established the colony of Georgia; signed the Treaty of Savan…
Was the chief of the Yamacraw Indians. Tomochichi befriended…
Hernando de Soto
first European in Georgia; Spanish Conquistador who led an ex…
Mary Musgrove
Creek Indian woman who served as the translator for James Ogl…
23 terms
Unit 3 8th Grade Social Studies: Set 2 Vocabulary Terms
Treaty of Paris
Proclamation of 1763
Propaganda
Writs of Assistance
ended revolutionary war
To keep colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains
information to change opinion
Allowed officers to search homes for stolen goods or products
Treaty of Paris
ended revolutionary war
Proclamation of 1763
To keep colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains
8th Grade Social Studies Unit 6 Vocabulary
willing
drive
biological
anxiety
ready, eager, or prepared to do something.
to press or force into an activity, course, or direction
of or relating to life and living things
fear or nervousness about what might happen
willing
ready, eager, or prepared to do something.
drive
to press or force into an activity, course, or direction
10 terms
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
10 terms
8th Grade Chapter 12- Vocabulary Social Studies
emigrant
Manifest Destiny
annex
cede
a person who leaves a country or region to live elsewhere
the idea popular in the U.S. during the 1800s that the countr…
to add territory to one's own territory
to give up by treaty
emigrant
a person who leaves a country or region to live elsewhere
Manifest Destiny
the idea popular in the U.S. during the 1800s that the countr…
38 terms
HPMS - 8th Grade Social Studies - Civics and Constitution Test
There are ______ (how many) articles i…
Article 1 established the ____________…
Article 2 established the ____________…
Article 3 established the ____________…
7
Federal
Executive
Judicial
There are ______ (how many) articles i…
7
Article 1 established the ____________…
Federal
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.
8th grade social studies vocabulary
Plymouth
Roanoke
Jamestown
Mayflower compact
The settlement that was setup for the purpose of religious fr…
The first attempt at an English settlement in America.
The first permanent English settlement in America located in…
A document written by the pligrims establishing a political s…
Plymouth
The settlement that was setup for the purpose of religious fr…
Roanoke
The first attempt at an English settlement in America.
39 terms
8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Freedmen
Amnesty
Reconstruction
Ten Percent Plan
men who are free
the granting of pardon to a large group (union takes control…
to rebuild and fix some thing for the better
When 10% of the voters in a state taken oath they could form…
Freedmen
men who are free
Amnesty
the granting of pardon to a large group (union takes control…
8th Grade Social Studies - Unit 5 Vocabulary
pursuit
eager
ultimate
magnificent
the action of following or pursuing someone or something.
wanting to do or have something very much.
the best achievable or imaginable of its kind; being or happe…
impressively beautiful, elaborate, or extravagant; striking.
pursuit
the action of following or pursuing someone or something.
eager
wanting to do or have something very much.
154 terms
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…
19 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary 8th Grade
House of Wisdom
Allah
Muhammad
Islam
A center of learning established in Baghdad in the 800s
Muslim God
The Founder of Islam
the religion of the Muslims, a monotheistic faith
House of Wisdom
A center of learning established in Baghdad in the 800s
Allah
Muslim God
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