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Social Studies Vocabulary Quiz
physiology
geography
political
economic
branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities o…
The study of the physical features of the earth
relating to government (the relationship between people and g…
relating to the production, distribution, and use of income,…
physiology
branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities o…
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
UNIT ! VOCABULARY SOCIAL STUDIES
SOUND
INLET
CAPE
NATURAL RESOURCE
a wide area of water that connects two larger bodies of water
a narrow area of water between two islands
a strip of land projecting into a body of water
anything found in nature that can be used by humans
SOUND
a wide area of water that connects two larger bodies of water
INLET
a narrow area of water between two islands
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5th Social Studies vocabulary chapter 1
Ice Age
glacier
migrate
theory
period during which low temperatures caused large areas of Ea…
Thick sheets of ice that covered the earth's surface during t…
to move from one area to another
one possible explanation for something
Ice Age
period during which low temperatures caused large areas of Ea…
glacier
Thick sheets of ice that covered the earth's surface during t…
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social studies ch 1 vocabulary
Nonrenewable resources
levee
great lakes
mineral
a natural resource that cannot be replaced
a long wall made of dirt or concrete built next to a river to…
a group of 5 lakes that holds the most freshwater than any ot…
a natural resource that is not an animal or a plant
Nonrenewable resources
a natural resource that cannot be replaced
levee
a long wall made of dirt or concrete built next to a river to…
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Social Studies Vocabulary grade 2
ballot
candidate
slogan
election
a piece of paper on which people who are voting enter their c…
a person who wants to be elected
a word or phrase that is easy to remember
the process of choosing a person to serve in government by vo…
ballot
a piece of paper on which people who are voting enter their c…
candidate
a person who wants to be elected
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Chapter 10 Social Studies Vocabulary
amendment
Checks and Balances
compromise
delegate
a change, or addition, to the constitution
system set up by the constitution that gives each branch of g…
the settlement of a disagreement in which each side agrees to…
person chosen to represent others
amendment
a change, or addition, to the constitution
Checks and Balances
system set up by the constitution that gives each branch of g…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Mediterranean Sea
Pyrenees
Apennines
Alps
a body of water with a mild climate that surrounds Africa, As…
a mountain range between Spain and France on the Iberian boar…
s mountain range in Italy that covers the length of the penin…
a mountain range in Southern Europe extending from France thr…
Mediterranean Sea
a body of water with a mild climate that surrounds Africa, As…
Pyrenees
a mountain range between Spain and France on the Iberian boar…
Social Studies Vocabulary
Political map
Physical map
Key
Compass rose
shows boundaries for countries, states, and counties. Major c…
Includes all the information from a political map and shows d…
Shows what each symbol means
Shows direction on a map
Political map
shows boundaries for countries, states, and counties. Major c…
Physical map
Includes all the information from a political map and shows d…
Social Studies Vocabulary
Justice
Court
Criminal Law
Civil Law
scheme or system of law in which every person receives his/he…
a tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate…
a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
the system of law concerned with private relations between me…
Justice
scheme or system of law in which every person receives his/he…
Court
a tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate…
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Social Studies Unit 8 Vocabulary
immigrant
overland
terrain
pioneer
a person who comes to a country from another country
a route across land
the physical characteristics of an area of land
an early settler of a region
immigrant
a person who comes to a country from another country
overland
a route across land
4.2 Social Studies Vocabulary
hunter-gatherer
natural resource
explore
political
people who lived by hunting, fishing, and gathering plants to…
materials supplied by nature that people can use
to travel over an unknown area for adventure and discovery
related to how a government operates
hunter-gatherer
people who lived by hunting, fishing, and gathering plants to…
natural resource
materials supplied by nature that people can use
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Buffer
Borderlands
Presido
Permanent
an area of land that serves as a barrier
The buffer north of New Spain protected it from New France, N…
a fort
long lasting
Buffer
an area of land that serves as a barrier
Borderlands
The buffer north of New Spain protected it from New France, N…
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social studies vocabulary
ecounter
empire
monarch
renaissance
a meeting between groups
a collection of lands ruled by the nation that conquered them
ordinary people that want things to be fair
a french word that means rebirth
ecounter
a meeting between groups
empire
a collection of lands ruled by the nation that conquered them
1.3 Social Studies Vocabulary
astrolabe
caravel
circumnavigate
colony
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by…
a small, fast Spanish or Portuguese sailing ship of the 15th-…
to sail around the world
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
astrolabe
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by…
caravel
a small, fast Spanish or Portuguese sailing ship of the 15th-…
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Social Studies vocabulary words
Custom
Tradition
Culture
Inventor
Special way of doing something.
Custom that is passed down overtime.
The way group of people live, including their music,customs a…
A person who makes something for the first time.
Custom
Special way of doing something.
Tradition
Custom that is passed down overtime.
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Social Studies Vocabulary 7th 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 _______…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
region
hemisphere
equator
prime meridian
places with common characteristics
half of a sphere
imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern and S…
the imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Eastern an…
region
places with common characteristics
hemisphere
half of a sphere
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Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
equator
South Pole
North Pole
Lines of latitude
An imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the…
The point on Earth which is farthest south
The point on Earth which is farthest north
Imaginary lines that run east to west, but measure north and…
equator
An imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the…
South Pole
The point on Earth which is farthest south
Social Studies Vocabulary
Grandfather clause
litercy test
Jim Crow laws
Segregation
A clause that allowed individuals who did not pass the litera…
Test to prove you could read and write to vote
Laws that seperated black and whites
The seperation or isolation of a race
Grandfather clause
A clause that allowed individuals who did not pass the litera…
litercy test
Test to prove you could read and write to vote
Social Studies Vocabulary
Surplus
Nomad
Culture
Excavation Site
an extra supply
a person who travels from place to place without a permanent…
the way in which individuals and groups react with their envi…
a site where archaeologists uncover artifacts
Surplus
an extra supply
Nomad
a person who travels from place to place without a permanent…
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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
apartheid
arid
arable
aquifer
policy of racial separation in South Africa from 1948-1990
a climate of dry air
land that is suitable for crops
underground layer of rock that holds water
apartheid
policy of racial separation in South Africa from 1948-1990
arid
a climate of dry air
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Social Studies: Unit 1 Vocabulary
Context
Intentionally
Equator
Prime Meridian
The circumstances in which something occurs
on purpose
A line of latitude that is defined to be 0°... Separates the No…
A line of longitude that is defined to be 0°... Separates the E…
Context
The circumstances in which something occurs
Intentionally
on purpose
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vocabulary social studies
death rate
birth rate
famine
urbanization
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
severe lack of food
the growth of cities
death rate
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
birth rate
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
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Social studies vocabulary
Conquistadors
Tribute
Encomienda
Astronomy
A Spanish word meaning conquerors
A payment or gift given to show respect
A Spanish policy that granted land and the Indians living on…
A study of the universe as well as mathematics, art, and arch…
Conquistadors
A Spanish word meaning conquerors
Tribute
A payment or gift given to show respect
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Prime Meridian
Equator
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
The Prime Meridian is a parallel longitude line that runs thr…
The Equator is a parallel line that runs on the latitude that…
A line of latitude about 23 degrees north of the equator
A line of latitude about 23 degrees South of the equator
Prime Meridian
The Prime Meridian is a parallel longitude line that runs thr…
Equator
The Equator is a parallel line that runs on the latitude that…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Relocate
Nullify
Emigrant
Mudslinging
to force a person or group of people to move
to cancel to make ineffective
a person who leaves a country or region to live elsewhere
attempt to ruin an opponent's reputation with isults
Relocate
to force a person or group of people to move
Nullify
to cancel to make ineffective
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Social Studies Vocabulary
A body of land surrounded by water on…
An area controlled by a distant country.
A raised bank of earth with sloping si…
to refill
Peninsula
Colony
Terrace
replentish
A body of land surrounded by water on…
Peninsula
An area controlled by a distant country.
Colony
Social Studies movement vocabulary September 2015
Location
Migration
Emigrate
Immigrate
A specific place or position .
To move from one country, place or locality to another.
Leave ones own country in order to settle permanently another.
Come to live permanently in a foreign country.
Location
A specific place or position .
Migration
To move from one country, place or locality to another.
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Interchangeable Parts
Canal
Industrial Revolution
Cotton Gin
Uniform pieces that can be made in large quantities to replac…
An artificial waterway.
The change from an agrarian society to one based on industry…
A machine that removed seeds from cotton fiber.
Interchangeable Parts
Uniform pieces that can be made in large quantities to replac…
Canal
An artificial waterway.
Social Studies-Chapter 5-Vocabulary
colonies
East Indies
Northwest Passage
explorers
places ruled by another country, not by their own people
Southeast Asia, including India, Indonesia, and Malaysia
Supposed route across the northern part of North America that…
people who traveled to a new and unfamiliar place
colonies
places ruled by another country, not by their own people
East Indies
Southeast Asia, including India, Indonesia, and Malaysia
Social Studies Vocabulary Words
altitude
archipelago
Subregion
llanos
height above sea level
group of islands
smaller area of a larger area
tropical grasslands
altitude
height above sea level
archipelago
group of islands
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Social Studies Key Vocabulary 5
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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Social Studies Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Adapt
Agriculture
Authority
The Latitude and Longitude of a place.
To change to survive in your environment.
Crops, plants, and livestock used for food and economic ... gain.
A superior figure or group of people, usually in charge of so…
Absolute Location
The Latitude and Longitude of a place.
Adapt
To change to survive in your environment.
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
marsh
swamp
desert
bayou
an area of wet, low-lying land covered with tall grasses
a type of wetland usually covered with many trees
a dry, often sandy area where there is little rainfall
a marshy, slow-moving stream
marsh
an area of wet, low-lying land covered with tall grasses
swamp
a type of wetland usually covered with many trees
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Social Studies Vocabulary
White Man's Burden
Imperialism
Treaty of Kanagawa
Boxer Rebellion
the belief that americans had a moral responsibility to civil…
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
Treaty between US and Japan that opened Japan to trade and us…
Rebellion in China against foreigners that occurred soon afte…
White Man's Burden
the belief that americans had a moral responsibility to civil…
Imperialism
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
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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 _______…
Social Studies Chapter 14 - Vocabulary
mischievious
dispute
President's cabinet
inauguration
naughty, full of prank
disagreement
advisors to the president
ceremony of installing a person into office
mischievious
naughty, full of prank
dispute
disagreement
Social Studies Vocabulary
vote
participate
law
judge
A choice of who one thinks will do the best job, that is coun…
To take part.
A rule that citizens must follow.
A person who is in charge of the court and decides whether a…
vote
A choice of who one thinks will do the best job, that is coun…
participate
To take part.
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Social Studies Chapter 3 vocabulary
entrepreneurs
navigation
Reformation
Northwest Passage
people who set up and run a business
the science of planning and following a route
a movement to bring about change in the Catholic church
a water way through North America the explorers thought conne…
entrepreneurs
people who set up and run a business
navigation
the science of planning and following a route
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Social Studies: Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Hemisphere
Compass Rose
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
Half the globe
Indicates Directions
The four points of the compass: North , South East, West
The directions BETWEEN the four cardinal directions: northeas…
Hemisphere
Half the globe
Compass Rose
Indicates Directions
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SOCIAL STUDIES VOCABULARY
ally
colinist
democratic
Jamestown
a person or nation united together for the same purpose
a person who settles into a colony
relating to a form of government, in which people have the po…
the first permanent English colony in America, located in Vir…
ally
a person or nation united together for the same purpose
colinist
a person who settles into a colony
Social Studies Vocabulary
Justice
Court
Criminal Law
Civil Law
Just behavior or treatment
A tribunal pesided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate i…
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
A system of law concerned with private relations between memb…
Justice
Just behavior or treatment
Court
A tribunal pesided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate i…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Capital
Subsidy
Cooperation
Entrepreneur
Money invested in factories, supplies, machines, etc; money n…
Government grants of land or money used to stimulate the grow…
Business organization in which investors buy stock in a busin…
a risk-taking business person.
Capital
Money invested in factories, supplies, machines, etc; money n…
Subsidy
Government grants of land or money used to stimulate the grow…
Social Studies Vocabulary
Abolitionist
Chattel slavery
Emancipation
Fugitive
Person seeking an end to slavery
Seeing human being as property
Free from bondage
A runaway from custody
Abolitionist
Person seeking an end to slavery
Chattel slavery
Seeing human being as property
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Social studies vocabulary
Nomad(ic)
Ancient
Migration
Civilization
A person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer
Having been in existence for a very long time
Seasonal movement of animals from one region to another
The process by which a society or place reaches an advanced s…
Nomad(ic)
A person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer
Ancient
Having been in existence for a very long time
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Social structure
Social Class
The way of life for a group of people, including their belief…
A community of people who share a common culture
a pattern of organized relationships among groups of people w…
A category of people who have a similar standing or rank in a…
Culture
The way of life for a group of people, including their belief…
Society
A community of people who share a common culture
14 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
Dynasty
Mandate of Heaven
Confucianism
Ethics
a series of rulers from the same family
heaven gave power to the king or leader, and no one ruled wit…
a philosophy with basic guidelines of moral values restoring…
moral values
Dynasty
a series of rulers from the same family
Mandate of Heaven
heaven gave power to the king or leader, and no one ruled wit…
28 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary
Archeology
Anthropology
Subsitence
Cultivation
study of physical remain
the science of human beings
minimum (food+shelter) necessary to support life
the act or art of farming or tilling
Archeology
study of physical remain
Anthropology
the science of human beings
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
monarch
divine right of kings
hierarchy
fief
A ruler, such as a king or a queen
The belief God gives kings the right to rule
A system of organizing people into ranks
Land granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange for loyalty an…
monarch
A ruler, such as a king or a queen
divine right of kings
The belief God gives kings the right to rule
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