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10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
Subcontinent
alluvial soil
loess
archipelago
large landmass, smaller than a continent; usually separated b…
rich soil deposited by rivers
a yellowish top soil carried by winds that are created by mou…
a cluster of small islands
Subcontinent
large landmass, smaller than a continent; usually separated b…
alluvial soil
rich soil deposited by rivers
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Nullification
Secede
Tariff
State's Rights
A state's refusal to recognize an act of Congress that it con…
To break away, to leave
A tax on imported goods
States have powers RESERVED for them by the Constitution. 10t…
Nullification
A state's refusal to recognize an act of Congress that it con…
Secede
To break away, to leave
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KEY SOCIAL STUDIES VOCABULARY
Culture
Art
Religion
Physical Features
A way of life for a group of people.
The expression of human creative skill and imagination
A system of belief and worship
The natural features of a place, including land, water, resou…
Culture
A way of life for a group of people.
Art
The expression of human creative skill and imagination
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Social Studies Vocabulary
surplus
civilization
archaeologist
artifact
having more of something than you need
a culture that has developed complex systems of government, e…
a scientist who looks for and studies evidence from long ago
an object left behind by people who lived long ago
surplus
having more of something than you need
civilization
a culture that has developed complex systems of government, e…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
abolitionist
absolute monarchy
acid rain
Age of Exploration
a person who wanted to do away with slavery
authoritarian government in which all authority is held by a…
type of precipitation made acidic by air pollutants as a resu…
the period which European nations sponsored expeditions by se…
abolitionist
a person who wanted to do away with slavery
absolute monarchy
authoritarian government in which all authority is held by a…
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HILTA Social Studies: Vocabulary II
world
there are
Europe
Arctic Ocean
mundo
hay
Europa
El Océano Ártico
world
mundo
there are
hay
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Social Studies - Government Vocabulary
rule of law
Governor's branch of government (synon…
What branch of government enforces the…
What branch of government works with t…
requires the people in government follow what is written in t…
Executive Branch
Executive Branch
Executive Branch
rule of law
requires the people in government follow what is written in t…
Governor's branch of government (synon…
Executive Branch
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Social Studies Vocabulary
community
citizen
respect
responsible
a place where people live and work together
a member of a communtiy, state and country
a concern for others
taking care of important things
community
a place where people live and work together
citizen
a member of a communtiy, state and country
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Social Studies - Canadian Vocabulary Words - Spring 2016
Province
Glacier
Tundra
Prairie
Regional political division similar to American states (page…
Giant, slow moving sheet of ice (page 159).
Vast, rolling, treeless plain in high altitude climates in wh…
Rolling inland grassy area with very fertile soil (page 160).
Province
Regional political division similar to American states (page…
Glacier
Giant, slow moving sheet of ice (page 159).
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Capital Goods
Population
Modify
Longitude
Buildings, machines, technology, and tools needed to produce…
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
To change what was originally there. Humans change nature by…
Distance East or West of the Prime Meridian, measured in degr…
Capital Goods
Buildings, machines, technology, and tools needed to produce…
Population
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
Social Studies Review Vocabulary
Alliance
Aristocracy
Popular Sovereignty
Rule of Law
a formal agreement or treaty between two or more nations to c…
social class of people that hold hereditary titles granted by…
Idea that government governs only with the consent of the peo…
Idea that the constitutional system governs, not men
Alliance
a formal agreement or treaty between two or more nations to c…
Aristocracy
social class of people that hold hereditary titles granted by…
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Social Studies / Chapter 18 Vocabulary
Vigilante
Transcontinental
Subsidy
Long Drive
People who take the law into their own hands
Extending across a continent
A grant of money from the government to a person or company f…
The herding of cattle for 1,000 miles or more to meet the rai…
Vigilante
People who take the law into their own hands
Transcontinental
Extending across a continent
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Social Studies Key Vocabulary 3
B.C.E (or B.C.)
C.E. (or A.D.)
primary source
secondary source
before the common era (before Christ)
common era (in the year of the Lord)
an original document/artifact describing a first-hand account…
a secondhand account of an event or a retelling of another pe…
B.C.E (or B.C.)
before the common era (before Christ)
C.E. (or A.D.)
common era (in the year of the Lord)
Social Studies Vocabulary 4.1
Desert
Equator
Globe
Latitude
a dry place that gets less than 10 inches of precipitation ea…
the imaginary line that lies in the middle of the tropical zo…
a model of the earth
imaginary lines that circle the earth from east to west
Desert
a dry place that gets less than 10 inches of precipitation ea…
Equator
the imaginary line that lies in the middle of the tropical zo…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
resources
labor
capital
entrepreneurship
something that is useful; a ready supply of something valuable
the ability of people to do work; work; the tasks that worker…
money and goods used to help people make or do things
the act of running a business and taking on the risks of that…
resources
something that is useful; a ready supply of something valuable
labor
the ability of people to do work; work; the tasks that worker…
Social Studies Vocabulary
plain
plateau
mountain
hill
a large area of flat land
a large area of land that is raised higher than the land arou…
a large tall rocky area of land that comes up out of the eart…
a mound of raised land that is smaller than a mountain
plain
a large area of flat land
plateau
a large area of land that is raised higher than the land arou…
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Social Studies Vocabulary Words
Bayonet
Case
Colony
Clerk
a knife extending from the end of musket
as dispute between opposing sides decided in a court or an ar…
a settlement of people who are governed by others
an officer of the court who keeps a record of the trial and t…
Bayonet
a knife extending from the end of musket
Case
as dispute between opposing sides decided in a court or an ar…
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Social Studies Key Vocabulary 4
B.C.E (or B.C.)
C.E. (or A.D.)
primary source
secondary source
before the common era (before Christ)
common era (in the year of the Lord)
an original document/artifact describing a first-hand account…
a secondhand account of an event or a retelling of another pe…
B.C.E (or B.C.)
before the common era (before Christ)
C.E. (or A.D.)
common era (in the year of the Lord)
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Unit 6 Social Studies Vocabulary
constitution
ratify
veto
impeach
a plan for government
to approve and adopt an official document
to reject a bill
to put an official on trial for wrongdoing
constitution
a plan for government
ratify
to approve and adopt an official document
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
continents
landform
mine
adobe
the largest land areas on Earth
the form or shape of part of Earth's surface
digging for materials, such as coal or iron
sun dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings i…
continents
the largest land areas on Earth
landform
the form or shape of part of Earth's surface
Chapter 23 Vocabulary Social Studies
Nationalism
Ethnic Group
Militarism
Alliance system
intense loyalty to one's nation or group and promotion of its…
a minority that speaks a different language or follows differ…
a buildup of military strength within a country
defense agreements among nations
Nationalism
intense loyalty to one's nation or group and promotion of its…
Ethnic Group
a minority that speaks a different language or follows differ…
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4th grade Social Studies VOCABULARY final
Indentured Servents
slavery
manor
Tenant Farmers
servents who agreed to work for a period of time with no pay…
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned…
A large estate that the owner rents in smaller plots to a num…
Agricultural workers who work on land owned by someone else.
Indentured Servents
servents who agreed to work for a period of time with no pay…
slavery
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned…
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Vocabulary - Social Studies - Chapter 2
Theory
Glacier
Migration
Agriculture
An explanation or belief about how things happen or will happen
A huge, thick sheet of slowly moving ice
A movement from one region to another
Farming, or growing plants
Theory
An explanation or belief about how things happen or will happen
Glacier
A huge, thick sheet of slowly moving ice
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Social Studies Chapter 1 vocabulary
region
environment
natural resources
minerals
An area with common features that set it apart from other areas
the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live
things found in nature that people can use.
nonrenewable resources that are found in the ground. Examples…
region
An area with common features that set it apart from other areas
environment
the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live
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6th Grade Social Studies Core Concepts Vocabulary
prehistory
timeline
chronology
historian
time before humans invented writing
line marked off with a series of events and their dates
list of events arranged in the order in which they occur
person who studies the past.
prehistory
time before humans invented writing
timeline
line marked off with a series of events and their dates
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Social Studies Vocabulary
government... (The United States governme…
constitution... (In the U.S. our rights a…
limited government... (The U.S. has a lim…
unlimited government... (In an unlimited…
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
a government structure in which government actions are limite…
a government structure in which there are no effective limits…
government... (The United States governme…
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws
constitution... (In the U.S. our rights a…
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
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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
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Tribe
League
Iroquois Trail
Cultural Region
Group of families bound together under a single leadership.
Union of people or groups.
Trail that linked the lands of the Iroquois League, extended…
Area in which people with similar cultures live.
Tribe
Group of families bound together under a single leadership.
League
Union of people or groups.
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Social Studies Ch 11 Vocabulary
impressment
War Hawks
National Anthem
Siege
taking workers against their will and putting them to work on…
Those who wanted war with Britain
A song of praise for a country that is recognized as the offi…
A long lasting attack.
impressment
taking workers against their will and putting them to work on…
War Hawks
Those who wanted war with Britain
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Location
Place
Human-Environment Interaction
Movement
Position on earth's surface
The physical and human characteristics of a location. Physica…
How humans and the environment affect each other.
The study of movement of people, goods, and ideas from one pl…
Location
Position on earth's surface
Place
The physical and human characteristics of a location. Physica…
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
latitude line
map scale
longitude line
coastal plain
a parallel (imaginary) line that runs east and west
a diagram that shows the relationship between distances on a…
a meridian that runs around the globe between North and South…
low, flat land that runs along a coast
latitude line
a parallel (imaginary) line that runs east and west
map scale
a diagram that shows the relationship between distances on a…
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Social Studies - Chapter 3 vocabulary
archaeologist
culture
migration
extended family
scientist who learn about people of the past
a way of life
when a group moves from place to place for food, shelter, etc.
grandmother, grandfather, aunt, uncle, and cousin
archaeologist
scientist who learn about people of the past
culture
a way of life
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Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Ice Age
Glaciers
Bering Strait
Migrate
A period during which low temperatures caused large areas of…
Thick sheets of ice that covered Earth's surface during the I…
Narrow body of water that separates Asia from North America
To move from one area to another.
Ice Age
A period during which low temperatures caused large areas of…
Glaciers
Thick sheets of ice that covered Earth's surface during the I…
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Social studies chapter 2 vocabulary
adapt
adobe
staple
division of labor
to adjust ways of living to land and resources
clay mixed with straw
a basic food like milk or bread
work that is divided so that each person does a small part of…
adapt
to adjust ways of living to land and resources
adobe
clay mixed with straw
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Social Studies Vocabulary
assimilation
bias
culture
Immigrant
is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or…
prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group…
is a way of life of a group of people--the behaviors, beliefs…
a person who lives permanently in a foreign country
assimilation
is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or…
bias
prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
agriculture
Culture
vegetation
diverse
growing plants and raising animals for food
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
all the plant life in a particular region
different; varied
agriculture
growing plants and raising animals for food
Culture
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
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Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Christopher Columbus
Expedition
West Indies
Colony
Italian born explorer who sailed to the Americas in 1492. He…
Jouney made for a special purpose
Islands between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, ext…
Settlement far from the country that rules it.
Christopher Columbus
Italian born explorer who sailed to the Americas in 1492. He…
Expedition
Jouney made for a special purpose
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Social Studies Chapter 3 Vocabulary
persecute
monastery
monk
clergy
to cause a person to suffer because of his or her beliefs
a community of monks
a man who has taken a solemn vow to devote his life to prayer…
the body of people, such as priests, who perform the sacred f…
persecute
to cause a person to suffer because of his or her beliefs
monastery
a community of monks
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Chapter 15 Social Studies Vocabulary
revival
utopia
temperance
lecture
religious meeting
community based on a vision of the perfect society
drinking little or no alcohol
speech meant to provide information, similar to what a teache…
revival
religious meeting
utopia
community based on a vision of the perfect society
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Social Studies Vocabulary
saga
knoll
encounter
exploration
stories of brave deed and travels
a small round hill
to meet unexpectedly
searching the unknown
saga
stories of brave deed and travels
knoll
a small round hill
16 terms
Social Studies Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Marco Polo
Emperor
Silk Road
Magnetic Compass
Italian explorer who traveled through China in the late 1200s.
Ruler of an empire
Network of overland trade routes between China and Europe.
Chinese invention that aided navigation by showing which dire…
Marco Polo
Italian explorer who traveled through China in the late 1200s.
Emperor
Ruler of an empire
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Vocabulary- Social Studies
United Nation
Theodor Herzl
Palestine Liberation Organization
Yasir Arafat
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
A hasidic Jew; created modern Zionism
A group formed in the 1960s to regain the Arab land in Israel…
First leader of PLO
United Nation
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
Theodor Herzl
A hasidic Jew; created modern Zionism
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Social Studies Vocabulary
sound
guess
context
glossary
sonido; sonar
adivinar
contexto, situación, las circunstancias
glosario, una lista alfabética de términos o palabras que se…
sound
sonido; sonar
guess
adivinar
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Social Studies vocabulary
rural
compassion
civility
elected
a place that has fewer stores, schools, and homes than a city…
people who care about and help others
being polite and showing respect for others
a leader chosen by the people
rural
a place that has fewer stores, schools, and homes than a city…
compassion
people who care about and help others
11 terms
Beginning ELL: Social Studies Vocabulary
latitude
Longitude
intersecting
map
latitude
Longitude
7 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
Interdependence
Goods
Service
Specialization
When people or groups rely on each other to get what they need
Things that are made or grown
Work that someone does for someone else
Making a specific good that does NOT satisfy all needs and wa…
Interdependence
When people or groups rely on each other to get what they need
Goods
Things that are made or grown
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Enigma
Feasible
Inspiration
Artisan
A German-built enciphering machine developed for commercial u…
Possible to do or convient
The mental process of being stimulated to do something creative
A worker in skilled trade, especially made by hand
Enigma
A German-built enciphering machine developed for commercial u…
Feasible
Possible to do or convient
11 terms
Social Studies vocabulary
scribe
artisan
caravans
empire
people who knew how to write
skilled workers who made products made of metal -- cloth-- or…
groups of traveling merchants
a group of many lands under one ruler
scribe
people who knew how to write
artisan
skilled workers who made products made of metal -- cloth-- or…
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Social Studies Vocabulary Review
direct democracy
elect
representative democracy
vote
the form of government in ancient Greece where every citizen…
to choose leaders by voting
the form of government in America where the people elect lead…
to make decisions about laws or choose someone to represent you
direct democracy
the form of government in ancient Greece where every citizen…
elect
to choose leaders by voting
Social Studies Vocabulary
Ally
latitude
parallel
degree
a friend
lines of measurement around the globe that measure north and…
lines the run next to each other and never cross
unit of measurement for location on Earth
Ally
a friend
latitude
lines of measurement around the globe that measure north and…
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