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Social Studies Vocabulary 3
deforestation
biodiversity
pollution
spillover
Destruction or loss of forests
The number of different species in an area
Release of harmful materials into the environment
an effect on someone or something not involved in an activity
deforestation
Destruction or loss of forests
biodiversity
The number of different species in an area
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Social Studies Vocabulary
geography
history
economics
culture
The study of people, places and the environment
The study of people and events of the past
The study of how people manage their resources by producing,…
The study of the beliefs, customs, and ways of living that a…
geography
The study of people, places and the environment
history
The study of people and events of the past
January Social Studies Vocabulary
angry
conflict
fight
war
very mad
a difference in opinion or an argument
to argue
an argument between countries or groups
angry
very mad
conflict
a difference in opinion or an argument
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Social Studies Vocabulary: Geography
Hemisphere
Continent
Longitude and Latitude
Country
Half of the Earth
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
Lines used to determine the absolute location of places on ea…
A nation with its own government, occupying a particular terr…
Hemisphere
Half of the Earth
Continent
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
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Unit 2 Social Studies Vocabulary
Geographic Representation
Map
Tsunami
Thematic or Special Purpose Maps
A description or portrayal of the Earth of parts of the Earth
A flat picture or visual representation of an area
A very high, large wave in the ocean that is usually caused b…
A map made to reflect particular informations about a geograp…
Geographic Representation
A description or portrayal of the Earth of parts of the Earth
Map
A flat picture or visual representation of an area
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Social Studies Vocabulary Terms
Ally
Arable Land
Aristocracy
Assimilation
A nation that joins another nation in some common effort, suc…
Land that can be used to grow crops
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary r…
process by which one group takes the cultural traits of another
Ally
A nation that joins another nation in some common effort, suc…
Arable Land
Land that can be used to grow crops
14 terms
Social Studies Essential Vocabulary
Environment
Civilization
Society
Interaction
Natural surroundings
highly developed cultures
A community of people who share a common culture
The way two or more things affect one another
Environment
Natural surroundings
Civilization
highly developed cultures
50 terms
Social Studies 11 - Essential Vocabulary
Selective Service Act
Espionage and Sedition Acts
Social Security Act
Civil Rights Acts
Law passed by Congress in 1917 that required all men from age…
Two laws, enacted in 1917 and 1918, that imposed harsh penalt…
1935 law guaranteed retirement payments for enrolled workers…
A series of laws in the 1960s that utlawed segregation and di…
Selective Service Act
Law passed by Congress in 1917 that required all men from age…
Espionage and Sedition Acts
Two laws, enacted in 1917 and 1918, that imposed harsh penalt…
22 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
globe
hemispheres
prime meridian
equator
a small round model of Earth that you can hold in your hands.
the equator and the prime meridian divide the Earth into halves
a line drawn from the North Pole to the South Pole that passe…
a line drawn around the Earth halfway between the North Pole…
globe
a small round model of Earth that you can hold in your hands.
hemispheres
the equator and the prime meridian divide the Earth into halves
55 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
Climate
Natural Resource
Population Distribution
Trade
overall weather in an area over a long period of time
something found in nature that people can use
how population is spread out in an area
an equal exchange
Climate
overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Natural Resource
something found in nature that people can use
Social Studies Vocabulary 1
regions
movement
human-environment interaction
absolute location
A geographic area that has similar physical or human characte…
how people, goods and ideas get from one place to another
How people use, adapt to, or change their surroundings and ho…
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
regions
A geographic area that has similar physical or human characte…
movement
how people, goods and ideas get from one place to another
Social Studies Vocabulary Review
location
history
government
resources
the place where something is
something that happened in the past
group of people that make the laws
something people use to meet their needs
location
the place where something is
history
something that happened in the past
15 terms
Social Studies Map Vocabulary
map
landmark
legend
symbols
a picture of a certain area
a building or object that marks an exact place
explains what the symbols on the map stand for
pictures that help you find places on a map
map
a picture of a certain area
landmark
a building or object that marks an exact place
9 terms
Social Studies Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Oral traditions
Written tradition
Music
Visual arts
The art of storytelling to record a culture's history.
The particular forms of writing used to record a culture's
Voal and instrumental sound having rhythm, melody or harmony.
artforms that are viewed with the eyes, such as painting and…
Oral traditions
The art of storytelling to record a culture's history.
Written tradition
The particular forms of writing used to record a culture's
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Social Studies Vocabulary and Questions
Civil Rights
Politics
Equal Rights
No Taxation Without Representation
A federal law that made it illegal to have segregation in pub…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
a proposed amendment to the Constitution that would provide e…
reflected the colonists' belief that they should not be taxed…
Civil Rights
A federal law that made it illegal to have segregation in pub…
Politics
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
33 terms
Social Studies 101 Vocabulary
Use
Compare
Analyze
Summarize
To take, hold, or deploy (something) as a means of accomplish…
To estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity…
To examine methodically and in detail the constitution or str…
To give a brief statement of the main points.
Use
To take, hold, or deploy (something) as a means of accomplish…
Compare
To estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity…
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Social Studies Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Goverment
Military
Middlemen
Trans- Saharan trade
The people or groups that rule a particular region.
Related to soldiers and warfare.
People who fill in for or represent others in bussiness deali…
Trade that requires crossing the Saharah Desert.
Goverment
The people or groups that rule a particular region.
Military
Related to soldiers and warfare.
12 terms
Social Studies Chapter 14 Vocabulary
amulet
Religious practices
Scaffolding
Succession
A piece of jewelry or other object used as a charm to provide…
The rites and rituals of a religion.
A framwork used to support workers and materials during the c…
Inheritance of the right to rule.
amulet
A piece of jewelry or other object used as a charm to provide…
Religious practices
The rites and rituals of a religion.
13 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
geography
cardinal directions
latitude
longitude
The study of Earth.
The directions north, south, east, and west.
The distance north or south of Earth's Equator, in degrees.
The distance east or west of the Prime Meridian, in degrees.
geography
The study of Earth.
cardinal directions
The directions north, south, east, and west.
10 terms
Social Studies Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Woodland Forest
Rainforest
Extended Family
Excavate
Forest an area of abundant trees and shrubs.
An area of lush vegetation and year round rainfall.
An immediate family (parents and their children) plus other c…
In archaeology,to carefully dig out an ancient site.
Woodland Forest
Forest an area of abundant trees and shrubs.
Rainforest
An area of lush vegetation and year round rainfall.
12 terms
Vocabulary Social Studies Chapter 6
legislature
Meusebach-Comanche Treaty
expand
boundary
a group of elected people who make new laws
settled land disputes between new immigrants and the Comanche
to spread out
a line that separates one place from another
legislature
a group of elected people who make new laws
Meusebach-Comanche Treaty
settled land disputes between new immigrants and the Comanche
10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary: History
Revolution
Imperialism
Decade
Century
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order for a ne…
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other cou…
A period of ten years
A period of 100 years
Revolution
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order for a ne…
Imperialism
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other cou…
Social Studies Unit 2 Vocabulary
Region
Prairie
Desert
Culture
an area with common features that make it different from othe…
an area of flat land or rolling hills covered in grasses
a large area of very dry land
the beliefs and way of life of a group of people
Region
an area with common features that make it different from othe…
Prairie
an area of flat land or rolling hills covered in grasses
10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary (8th)
protest
monopoly
boycott
slogan
to go against; to express a strong disagreement
a company or group that has control over something;
a ban that forbids groups to buy, use or sell goods
a motto or catch-phrase
protest
to go against; to express a strong disagreement
monopoly
a company or group that has control over something;
19 terms
Social Studies Chapter 7 vocabulary
militia
minutemen
patriot
petition
group of ordinary people who train for battle
militia with special training
colonists who opposed British rule
a written request from a number of people
militia
group of ordinary people who train for battle
minutemen
militia with special training
Social Studies Colonization Vocabulary
risk
profit
capital resource
human resource
exposure to harm, danger, or loss
financial gain
machines, equipment, baskets, or other items made that can be…
people who provide goods or services
risk
exposure to harm, danger, or loss
profit
financial gain
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Social Studies EOY Vocabulary
export
import
militia
preamble
To sell to another country
to buy from another country
a group of citizens trained to fight in emergencies
the introduction to a formal document, especially the Constit…
export
To sell to another country
import
to buy from another country
50 terms
Social Studies Content Vocabulary
democracy
Services provided by the goverment
The U.S. Constitution
laws
a government by the people and for the people this means that…
1) Police departments... 2) Fire departments... 3) Military... 4) Publ…
written plan for our government
rules designed to help mantain order and safety
democracy
a government by the people and for the people this means that…
Services provided by the goverment
1) Police departments... 2) Fire departments... 3) Military... 4) Publ…
60 terms
Essential Social Studies Vocabulary
Migration
Diplomacy
Race
Ethnic group
movement from one place to another
discussion between groups or countries to resolve dispute or…
a grouping of people that is most often determined by specifi…
a group of people who share a culture, language, and sometime…
Migration
movement from one place to another
Diplomacy
discussion between groups or countries to resolve dispute or…
19 terms
Social Studies
The first people to live in North Amer…
A document saying why the colonies sho…
The first people to make a home in a n…
The study of the past.
Native Americans (Indians)
The Declaration of Independence
Settlers
History
The first people to live in North Amer…
Native Americans (Indians)
A document saying why the colonies sho…
The Declaration of Independence
2nd Grade Social Studies Vocabulary
Community
Citizen
Law
Right
A group of people who live or work together.
A person who lives an belongs to a community.
A rule that people in a community must follow.
A freedom.
Community
A group of people who live or work together.
Citizen
A person who lives an belongs to a community.
24 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
extradition
disarmament
propaganda
insurrection
surrender of prisoner by one state to another
Giving up military weapons
False or misleading information that is spread to further a c…
a violent uprising against an authority or government
extradition
surrender of prisoner by one state to another
disarmament
Giving up military weapons
10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
Geography
Physical Geography
Human Geography
Spatial Scale
The study of the Earth and the ways people interact with the…
the study of natural characteristics of Earth
the study of the ways people interact with the Earth
the different sized "containers" or ways to group places toge…
Geography
The study of the Earth and the ways people interact with the…
Physical Geography
the study of natural characteristics of Earth
20 terms
Social Studies - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Represent
Republic
Citizen
Immigrant
To make decisions for others
A type of government in which leaders are elected
An official member of a country
A person who comes to live in a new land
Represent
To make decisions for others
Republic
A type of government in which leaders are elected
15 terms
social studies chapter 5 vocabulary
boycott
repeal
treaty
proclamation
refuse to do business or have contact with a person, group, c…
cancel an act or law
peace agreement
official announcement
boycott
refuse to do business or have contact with a person, group, c…
repeal
cancel an act or law
15 terms
Social Studies 101 Vocabulary
Environment
Civilization
Society
Interaction
the collection of surrounding things, conditions or influences
human society, where culture, science, industry, and governme…
an organized group of people associated together for religiou…
the direct effect that one has on another
Environment
the collection of surrounding things, conditions or influences
Civilization
human society, where culture, science, industry, and governme…
28 terms
Social Studies New Vocabulary
land of the living
land of the dead
King Zoser
King Khufu
The eastern part of Egypt.
The western part of Egypt.
The king who created the Step Pyramid
The king who created the Great Pyramid.
land of the living
The eastern part of Egypt.
land of the dead
The western part of Egypt.
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
map
compass rose
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
a diagram on a piece of paper that represents a smaller porti…
a part of a map that shows directions using symbols
one of the main directions on a map; north, south, east, and…
directions which include northeast, northwest, southeast, and…
map
a diagram on a piece of paper that represents a smaller porti…
compass rose
a part of a map that shows directions using symbols
social studies!
Bill
Rebellion
Parti Patriotes
Appoint
an idea for a law
a rebellion is when the people turn against the government of…
the reformers in lower Canada were called the parti patriotes.
is to choose somebody for a job.
Bill
an idea for a law
Rebellion
a rebellion is when the people turn against the government of…
10 terms
Social Studies Review Vocabulary
interdependence
immigration
refugee
developing nations
A relationship between countries in which they rely on one an…
Migration to a new location
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
A nation where the average income is much lower than in indus…
interdependence
A relationship between countries in which they rely on one an…
immigration
Migration to a new location
8 terms
Social Studies LANDFORM VOCABULARY
physical feature
landform
plateau
mountain range
a feature of a place's land, water, climate or plant life
a physical feature, such as a mountain, a valley, a plain or…
a landform with steep sides and a flat top
a large chain of mountains
physical feature
a feature of a place's land, water, climate or plant life
landform
a physical feature, such as a mountain, a valley, a plain or…
23 terms
Alastra-Social Studies Vocabulary
Historian
Technology
Government
Social structure
A person who studies artifacts, people and event from the past
Use of scientific knowledge to do the things better and more…
The way a country,city,or state is run or organized
The way people in a society are organized
Historian
A person who studies artifacts, people and event from the past
Technology
Use of scientific knowledge to do the things better and more…
Social Studies Vocabulary
settlement
taxes
trade
Tribe
the settling of persons in a new country or place.
a sum of money demanded by a government for its support or fo…
he act or process of buying, selling, or exchanging commoditi…
any aggregate of people united by ties of descent from a comm…
settlement
the settling of persons in a new country or place.
taxes
a sum of money demanded by a government for its support or fo…
12 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
history
geography
natural resource
climate
the study of past events
the study of the physical features of the earth
things from the earth that people use
the general weather of a place over a long time
history
the study of past events
geography
the study of the physical features of the earth
Social Studies Vocabulary
Landform
mesa
plateau
canyon
a natural feature of the earths surface
similar to a hill except that its top is flat and not rounded
a large, flat, raised area of land
deep narrow valley with steep rocky sides
Landform
a natural feature of the earths surface
mesa
similar to a hill except that its top is flat and not rounded
Chapter 5 Lesson 1 Vocabulary Social Studies
Shaduf
Cataract
Pharaoh
Linen
tool that spreads water across the fields
waterfall
ruler in Egypt
light cloth made from the flax plant
Shaduf
tool that spreads water across the fields
Cataract
waterfall
Social Studies- Unit 1 Vocabulary
Ocean
Continent
Parallels of Latitude
Meridians of Longitude
Large body of water that covers nearly 3/4 of the Earth.
Large areas of land that cover the rest of the Earth.
Imaginary horizontal lines that help us locate places on Eart…
Imaginary vertical lines that help us locate places on Earth;…
Ocean
Large body of water that covers nearly 3/4 of the Earth.
Continent
Large areas of land that cover the rest of the Earth.
24 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
cardinal directions
climate
compass rose
continent
The directions: North, South, East, West
the weather pattern of an area over a long period of time
A drawing on a map that shows directions
One of Earth's 7 bodies of land
cardinal directions
The directions: North, South, East, West
climate
the weather pattern of an area over a long period of time
10 terms
Social Studies
Globalization
Interaction
Technology
Culture
the interaction between people around the world
when people exchange information or goods with another person…
the use of computers, phones, medicine and many other things
the beliefs and traditions of a group of people
Globalization
the interaction between people around the world
Interaction
when people exchange information or goods with another person…
Social Studies Unit 3 Vocabulary
Heiroglyph
Pharoah
Ziggurat
Mummification
A picture representing an object, sound, or idea that was par…
An ancient Egyptian ruler.
A pyramid-shaped temple in Sumerian city-states.
The process of preserving a body.
Heiroglyph
A picture representing an object, sound, or idea that was par…
Pharoah
An ancient Egyptian ruler.
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