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33 terms
Early Human Social Studies Terms and Definitions
Science and Math
Science and Math
Science and Math
Resources
Spear
Tools
Farming
Animals
Science and Math
Spear
Science and Math
Tools
19 terms
Social Studies: Terms and Definitions
Middle Ages
Feudalism
Fief
Vassal
The historical period from around 500 A.D. up to around 1450…
A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lan…
A piece of land held by a noble or lord.
A knight who promised to support a lord in exchange for land.
Middle Ages
The historical period from around 500 A.D. up to around 1450…
Feudalism
A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lan…
25 terms
Social Studies terms and definitions
American Revolution
First Amendment
Gettysburg Address
Impeachment
the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain…
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing freedoms
a three-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American…
a formal document charging a public official with misconduct
American Revolution
the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain…
First Amendment
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing freedoms
21 terms
Social Studies Terms/Definitions
Culture
Culture Trait
Culture Region
Ethnic Group
A set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peopl…
An activity or behavior in which people often take part.
An area in which people share culture traits.
People who share a common and ancestry.
Culture
A set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peopl…
Culture Trait
An activity or behavior in which people often take part.
6 terms
Social Studies terms and definitions
Monarchy
Fascism
Democracy
Communism
A country ruled by a hereditary ruler such as a king or queen.
Where the state has all the power and usually one strong lead…
A system where citizens and residents have a say in how thing…
The state government owns everything on behalf of citizens an…
Monarchy
A country ruled by a hereditary ruler such as a king or queen.
Fascism
Where the state has all the power and usually one strong lead…
28 terms
Social Studies Terms & Definitions
Air Force One
Bay of Pigs
Boycott
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka…
The official air traffic control call sign of a United States…
An unsuccessful invasion of Cuba by Cuban exiles, supported b…
To withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a count…
A (1954) landmark United States Supreme Court case in which t…
Air Force One
The official air traffic control call sign of a United States…
Bay of Pigs
An unsuccessful invasion of Cuba by Cuban exiles, supported b…
26 terms
Social studies Terms/Definition
French and indian war
Boston Massacre
Stamp act
Quartering act
War over who would get the land in north america; it was betw…
A shooting conflict between colonists of Boston and British s…
A tax placed on all paper items and legal documents in the co…
A British law that forced colonists to allow British troops t…
French and indian war
War over who would get the land in north america; it was betw…
Boston Massacre
A shooting conflict between colonists of Boston and British s…
5 terms
Terms and definitions for social studies
Kingitanga
The waitanga tribunal
Raupatu
Hapu
King. The movement.
A court for hearing and settling grievances.
Land confiscation
Sub tribe.part of a bigger tribe buffrey live separately
Kingitanga
King. The movement.
The waitanga tribunal
A court for hearing and settling grievances.
10 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions
Slums
Urban Area
Communism
Economic Factors
An area of a city that is heavily populated, where poor peopl…
A built up area which forms part of city or town
Is a political and economic system in which the major resourc…
Features that relate to income goods or services or a nations…
Slums
An area of a city that is heavily populated, where poor peopl…
Urban Area
A built up area which forms part of city or town
12 terms
Social Studies terms and definitions
Black Death
Feudal
Manor
Medieval
A disease of the Middle Ages carried by rats and passed on by…
A medieval social system where land is given by return for lo…
Land owned by the lord
Something belonging to the period of time between 500-1500AD
Black Death
A disease of the Middle Ages carried by rats and passed on by…
Feudal
A medieval social system where land is given by return for lo…
20 terms
Social studies terms and definitions
Radicals
Judiciary act of 1801
John Marshall
Marbury v. Madison
People who take extreme political positions
Act under which president Adams appointed as many federalist…
A federalist appointed by president John Adams as Chief Justi…
Supreme Court case in which John Marshall declared that a law…
Radicals
People who take extreme political positions
Judiciary act of 1801
Act under which president Adams appointed as many federalist…
17 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions
Autocracy
Totalitarian dictatorship
Monarchy
Constitutional monarchy
rule by one person
every government aspect is ruled by one person with an iron f…
a king, queen, or emperor holds supreme power
share government power with elected officials
Autocracy
rule by one person
Totalitarian dictatorship
every government aspect is ruled by one person with an iron f…
11 terms
Social Studies terms and definitions
Globe
Political map
Island
Hemispheres (4)
A scale model of earth
Map that shows major political features of a region, which in…
Landmasses that are smaller than continents and are completel…
A half of the earth which is divided into 4. Northern and Sou…
Globe
A scale model of earth
Political map
Map that shows major political features of a region, which in…
21 terms
Terms and definitions for social studies
Kingitanga
Raupatu
The waitangi tribunal
Toonga
King. The movement
Land confiscation
A court for hearing and settling grievances.
Material and cultural treasures
Kingitanga
King. The movement
Raupatu
Land confiscation
14 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions
Patriot
Loyalist
Boycott
Protests
Someone who stands for their region
Someone loyal to their region
Refusing to follow the trend, therefore the company is gettin…
Arguing against something you think is wrong
Patriot
Someone who stands for their region
Loyalist
Someone loyal to their region
11 terms
Human AP Study Terms
Anatomy
Physiology
Gross Anatomy
Microscopic anatomy
the study of intern and external structure and the physical r…
organisms perform their vital functions
microscopic anatomy considers features visible with the unaid…
concerns structures that cannot be seen without magnification
Anatomy
the study of intern and external structure and the physical r…
Physiology
organisms perform their vital functions
12 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions
Artifact
Historian
Geographer
Anthropologist
Any handmade and useful object made by human beings. For exam…
A historian records the past. They are interested in the last…
A geographer studies natural features of the Earth. They stud…
They study ongoing physical and cultural development. The stu…
Artifact
Any handmade and useful object made by human beings. For exam…
Historian
A historian records the past. They are interested in the last…
13 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions
Artifact
Historian
Geographer
Anthropologist
Any handmade and useful object made by humans. Ex. tool, rema…
They record the past. They're interested in the last few thou…
They study Earth's natural features. Ex. water, land forms, t…
They study physical and cultural development. The study of ma…
Artifact
Any handmade and useful object made by humans. Ex. tool, rema…
Historian
They record the past. They're interested in the last few thou…
8 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions
cash crop
subsistence farming
Habeas Corpus
Capitalism
Crops being grown for profit
Farming that provides only enough for the needs of a family o…
A legal document that states a person cannot be held in priso…
Economic system in which people put money, or capital, into a…
cash crop
Crops being grown for profit
subsistence farming
Farming that provides only enough for the needs of a family o…
42 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions
Social Contract
Legitimacy
Rule of Law
Individualism
The agreement people make with each other in terms of what fr…
The justification the government has for being in control . B…
...
...
Social Contract
The agreement people make with each other in terms of what fr…
Legitimacy
The justification the government has for being in control . B…
8 terms
Social studies terms and definition
WWII started
Adolf Hitler
Axis powers
Allied powers
1939
Dictator of Germany that controlled it during WWII
Germany, Italy, and Japan
Soviet Union, France, United Kingdom, and the United States.…
WWII started
1939
Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Germany that controlled it during WWII
8 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions
Cash Crop
subsistence farming
Habeas Corpus
Capitalism
Crops being grown for profit
Farming that provides only enough for the needs of a family o…
A legal document that states a person cannot be held in priso…
Economic system in which people put money, or capital, into a…
Cash Crop
Crops being grown for profit
subsistence farming
Farming that provides only enough for the needs of a family o…
17 terms
Social studies terms and definitions
democracy
dictatorship
referendum
parliament
a form of government in which the peoples' wishes are carried…
a form of government where one person or party holds absolute…
a vote by the people to approve or reject a proposal.
the governor-general and all members of parliament who are el…
democracy
a form of government in which the peoples' wishes are carried…
dictatorship
a form of government where one person or party holds absolute…
29 terms
Definitions for social studies terms
Circumnavigate
Conquistadors
Contact
Immunity
To sail around
Explorers who searched for Silver, gold, and kingdoms wealthy…
When Europeans touched native groups
To resist against the European diseases
Circumnavigate
To sail around
Conquistadors
Explorers who searched for Silver, gold, and kingdoms wealthy…
5 terms
Social studies definitions and terms
What was the social contract and who w…
mercantilism
what did the supreme court case Marbur…
what did the supreme court case Maryla…
the social contract was written by John Locke and the social…
one country provides with the raw material while the mother c…
Judicial review- says that a judge must review a law and see…
National supremacy- national laws are the laws of the land an…
What was the social contract and who w…
the social contract was written by John Locke and the social…
mercantilism
one country provides with the raw material while the mother c…
12 terms
Social Studies Terms Early Humans
Archaeology
Excavate
Artifact
Paleolithic
The scientific study of past human life through the analysis…
To dig materials out of the ground
Remains of an object made by a human being
The Old Stone Age when people were nomadic hunters and gather…
Archaeology
The scientific study of past human life through the analysis…
Excavate
To dig materials out of the ground
21 terms
Social Studies Government Terms and Definitions
Constitution
Amendment
Article
Preamble
Formal plan of government.
An addition to a formal document such as the constitution.
A part of a document such as the constitution that deals with…
The introduction to a formal document, especially the constit…
Constitution
Formal plan of government.
Amendment
An addition to a formal document such as the constitution.
26 terms
AP HUMAN GEO CHAPTER 3 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
Immigration
Emigration
International migration
Internal migration
To move into a country
To move out of a country
To move from one country to another
To move within the borders of a country
Immigration
To move into a country
Emigration
To move out of a country
75 terms
AP Human Geography Terms and Definitions Packet
Sequent occupance
Carrying capacity
Cultural landscape
Demographic transition
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
This is the population level that can be supported, given the…
The visible imprint of human activity and culture on the land…
A multistage model, based on Western Europe's experience, of…
Sequent occupance
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
Carrying capacity
This is the population level that can be supported, given the…
109 terms
AP Human Geo Unit 1 terms and definitions
Activity space
Aggregation
Connectivity
Core
...
...
...
more developed countries (US, Japan, France, Italy)
Activity space
...
Aggregation
...
105 terms
AP Human Geography Mid-Term Study Guide
The five orginizing themes of Human Ge…
The concept of culture is closely iden…
Biological Inheritance is not a concep…
Cultural Complex-
Location, Place, Human Enviornmental Interaction, Movement, &…
Anthropology
You are born wth biological inheritance
A grouping of a discrete combonation of traits
The five orginizing themes of Human Ge…
Location, Place, Human Enviornmental Interaction, Movement, &…
The concept of culture is closely iden…
Anthropology
46 terms
Social studies terms (Ap world)
Amnesty
Anarchy
Apartheid
Arbitrator
An official pardon for people who have been convicted of a po…
A state of disorder due to absence or no recognition of autho…
(South Africa) a policy or system of segregation or discrimin…
An independent person or body officially appointed to settle…
Amnesty
An official pardon for people who have been convicted of a po…
Anarchy
A state of disorder due to absence or no recognition of autho…
16 terms
Tolerance Terms and Definitions- Social Studies
Victim
Bystander
Perpetrator
Rescuer
One who is harmed by or made to suffer from an act, circumsta…
A person who is present at an event without participating in…
Someone who is responsible for committing or initiating a wro…
An individual who is willing to assist a person from punishme…
Victim
One who is harmed by or made to suffer from an act, circumsta…
Bystander
A person who is present at an event without participating in…
13 terms
AP Human Geography Study Terms
Built Landscape
Sequent occupance
Cultural Landscape
Arithmetic population density
An area of land represented by its features and patterns of h…
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
The visible imprint of human activity and culture on the land…
The population of a country or region expressed as an average…
Built Landscape
An area of land represented by its features and patterns of h…
Sequent occupance
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
34 terms
Study Guide Terms: Human AP
cutaneous membrane
Mucous membrane
Serous membrane
epidermis
the skin; dry because it's exposed to air & outer environment…
wet or moist membrane; body cavities open to exterior; functi…
lines body cavities closed to the exterior; function- frictio…
outermost layer- stratified squamous epithelium; often harden…
cutaneous membrane
the skin; dry because it's exposed to air & outer environment…
Mucous membrane
wet or moist membrane; body cavities open to exterior; functi…
14 terms
Social studies human origins terms
History
Prehistory
Archaeologist
Oral traditions
Written and other recorded events of people
Time before writing was invented
A scientist who examines objects to learn about the human past
Stories passed down by word of mouth
History
Written and other recorded events of people
Prehistory
Time before writing was invented
39 terms
AP Human Geography Terms to Study
Sequent Occupancy
Toponym
Three types of regions
Formal region
Succession of groups and cultural influences throughout a pla…
Name of a portion of Earths surface
Formal, Functional, Vernacular
Area of bounded space that possess homogeneous qualities
Sequent Occupancy
Succession of groups and cultural influences throughout a pla…
Toponym
Name of a portion of Earths surface
158 terms
AP Human Geography Mid Term Study Guide
Aggregation
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
physiological density
The smallest scale on a map (used in terms of large and small…
The total number of farmers in an acre of farm land (mostly L…
The number of objects in a set area (used to talk about stuff…
The number of people per unit of arable land
Aggregation
The smallest scale on a map (used in terms of large and small…
Agricultural density
The total number of farmers in an acre of farm land (mostly L…
28 terms
Social Studies Early human terms
History
Prehistory
archaeology
artifacts
The study of the past from human records
The period of time before humans began to write, without writ…
The study of artifacts and fossils that earlier humans left b…
a human made object, especially from long ago including art,…
History
The study of the past from human records
Prehistory
The period of time before humans began to write, without writ…
11 terms
Social Studies definitions and key terms
Columbian Exchange
Domesticated
Slavery
Conquistadors
The exchange of plants, animals, disease, and people across t…
Plants or animals that live and breed in a human environment;…
The treatment of people as property. People who are denied fr…
Spanish soldier-explorers, especially those who conquered the…
Columbian Exchange
The exchange of plants, animals, disease, and people across t…
Domesticated
Plants or animals that live and breed in a human environment;…
50 terms
AP Human Geography Mid-Term Definitions
Scale
Toponym
Situation
Site
The relationship between the size of an object on a map and t…
The name given to a portion of Earth's surface.
The location of a place relative to other places.
The physical characteristics of a place.
Scale
The relationship between the size of an object on a map and t…
Toponym
The name given to a portion of Earth's surface.
16 terms
Tolerance Terms and Definitions- Social Studies
Victim
Bystander
Perpetrator
Rescuer
One who is harmed by or made to suffer from an act, circumsta…
A person who is present at an event without participating in…
Someone who is responsible for committing or initiating a wro…
An individual who is willing to assist a person from punishme…
Victim
One who is harmed by or made to suffer from an act, circumsta…
Bystander
A person who is present at an event without participating in…
11 terms
social studies government terms and definitions
budget
cabinet
coalition
democracy
an annual statement of proposed government revenue and spendi…
a group that includes senior member of the government with re…
the agreement of two or more political parties to co-operate…
a form of government in which the people's wishes are carried…
budget
an annual statement of proposed government revenue and spendi…
cabinet
a group that includes senior member of the government with re…
22 terms
Social Studies Terms and Definitions (Government)
Budget
Cabinet
Coalition
Democracy
An annual statement of proposed government revenue & spending…
A group that includes senior members of the government with r…
The agreement of two or more political parties to cooperate t…
A form of government in which the people's wishes are carried…
Budget
An annual statement of proposed government revenue & spending…
Cabinet
A group that includes senior members of the government with r…
33 terms
Social studies Greek terms and definitions
Tyrant
Pentathlon
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Ruler of Tyranny
5 events
In Athens
In the u.s today
Tyrant
Ruler of Tyranny
Pentathlon
5 events
43 terms
AP Social Studies Vocab Terms
assimilation
condoned
capitalism
civilization
the process in which one group takes on the cultural and othe…
accept and allow,behavior that is considered morally wrong or…
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
the stage of human social development and organization that i…
assimilation
the process in which one group takes on the cultural and othe…
condoned
accept and allow,behavior that is considered morally wrong or…
39 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 terms/definitions
spatial perspective
location theory
relative location
complementary
observing variations in geographical phenomena across space
a logical attempt to explain the location pattern of an econo…
location described as in location to its surroundings
...
spatial perspective
observing variations in geographical phenomena across space
location theory
a logical attempt to explain the location pattern of an econo…
62 terms
Social Studies Mid Term Definitions
Phalanx
Macedonia
Sarissa
Hellenistic
group of warriors who stood close together in a square
Region of Greece, kingdom north of Greece
as a long spear or pike about 4-6.2 metres long
Greek like, blended cultures of Persian, Egyptian, Syrian, an…
Phalanx
group of warriors who stood close together in a square
Macedonia
Region of Greece, kingdom north of Greece
45 terms
Social Studies Mid Terms Definition
Civilization
Specialization
Artisans
Institution
often defined as a complex culture with five characteristics.
the development of skills in a specific kind of work.
skilled workers who make goods by hand.
a long-lasting pattern of organization in a community.
Civilization
often defined as a complex culture with five characteristics.
Specialization
the development of skills in a specific kind of work.
16 terms
Social Studies 8th: Vocabulary terms and definitions
apprentice
journeyman
commerce
leprosy
A person who works for an expert in a trade or craft in retur…
A person who has learned a particular trade or craft but has…
The buying and selling of goods.
A skin and nerve disease that caused open sores on the body.
apprentice
A person who works for an expert in a trade or craft in retur…
journeyman
A person who has learned a particular trade or craft but has…
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