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Social Studies-Economic Regions
Banks, Investment Firms, and Insurance…
Rich Farmland and huge pockets of Coal
Cotton, Tobacco, and Citrus Fruits
Urban, Industrial, Fastest
(Northeast) The economy in this region is heavily dependent on:
(Northeast) Some natural resources of the Northeast states in…
(South) Along the coastal plains, rich soils help farmers gro…
(South) In recent years, the South has become more___________…
Banks, Investment Firms, and Insurance…
(Northeast) The economy in this region is heavily dependent on:
Rich Farmland and huge pockets of Coal
(Northeast) Some natural resources of the Northeast states in…
Social Studies Regions Vocabulary
Adapt
Agriculture
Arid
Birth Rate
to adjust oneself to different conditions or enviroment
farming--production of crops, livestock
dry
the number of children born per 1000 of the population
Adapt
to adjust oneself to different conditions or enviroment
Agriculture
farming--production of crops, livestock
28 terms
Social Studies Regions Vocabulary
Adapt
Agriculture
Arid
Birth Rate
To adjust oneself to different conditions or environment.
Farming -- The production of crops and/or livestock.
Dry.
The number of children born per 1000 of the population.
Adapt
To adjust oneself to different conditions or environment.
Agriculture
Farming -- The production of crops and/or livestock.
28 terms
Regions Vocabulary (Social Studies)
Adapt
Agriculture
Arid
Birth Rate
To adjust oneself to different conditions or environment.
Farming-- production of crops, livestock.
Dry.
The number of children born per 1000 of the population.
Adapt
To adjust oneself to different conditions or environment.
Agriculture
Farming-- production of crops, livestock.
10 terms
Regions Vocabulary- Social Studies
marshes
swamps
canals
fall line
grasslands covered with water
forest land (land with trees) covered with water (like a mars…
a human-made waterway dug across land to connect rivers
an area between higher land and lower land; causes waterfalls…
marshes
grasslands covered with water
swamps
forest land (land with trees) covered with water (like a mars…
Social Studies Regions Vocabulary
Europe
Southeast Asia and Oceania
Sub-Saharan Africa
East Asia
This region of the world shares its heritage influences from…
This region has the distinction of having the only country th…
This region is divided into more ethnic (tribal) group. It is…
This region was once ruled by dynasties and the main religion…
Europe
This region of the world shares its heritage influences from…
Southeast Asia and Oceania
This region has the distinction of having the only country th…
12 terms
Social Studies Regions Vocabulary
River
Ocean
Erosion
Climate
a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the s…
the vast body of salt water that covers almost three fourths…
the process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by…
the usual weather conditions of a region, such as temperature…
River
a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the s…
Ocean
the vast body of salt water that covers almost three fourths…
Social Studies Regions Vocabulary
Adapt
Agriculture
Arid
Birth Rate
To adjust oneself to different conditions or environment.
Farming-- production of live crops, livestock.
Dry.
The number of children born per 1000 of the population.
Adapt
To adjust oneself to different conditions or environment.
Agriculture
Farming-- production of live crops, livestock.
5 terms
Economic Social Studies Vocabulary
Consume
Demand
Goods
Income tax
To use goods and services to satisfy economic wants.
The product buyers are willing and able to buy at different p…
Things that people make or grow that satisfy their wants. Exa…
Money paid to the government based on the income usually from…
Consume
To use goods and services to satisfy economic wants.
Demand
The product buyers are willing and able to buy at different p…
22 terms
Economics - Vocabulary Terms for Social Studies
Human Capital
Natural Resources
Capital
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
people who perform the labor ( people who do the work - facto…
Things that come from the land like minerals or trees. We use…
Things that you would spend money on in order to create a goo…
Total market value of the goods and services produced by a co…
Human Capital
people who perform the labor ( people who do the work - facto…
Natural Resources
Things that come from the land like minerals or trees. We use…
14 terms
Social Studies - Economics Vocabulary
scarcity
unlimited wants
natural resources
limited resources
not enough
There is no end to the number of things people want and need.
things in nature that people see as useful
There are only certain amounts of resources.
scarcity
not enough
unlimited wants
There is no end to the number of things people want and need.
10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary - Economics
Economics
Scarcity
Resources
Land
The study and science of how goods and services are made, giv…
very little of something
The basic supplies, support, or help that can be used when ne…
An area of ground not covered by water
Economics
The study and science of how goods and services are made, giv…
Scarcity
very little of something
Social Studies - Regions
Landform
Mesa
Plateu
Canyon
A natural feature of Earth's surface.
A flat-topped landform with slopes on all sides.
A large, flat, raised area of land.
A valley with steep rock slides.
Landform
A natural feature of Earth's surface.
Mesa
A flat-topped landform with slopes on all sides.
30 terms
Vocabulary for Social Studies: Economics
Economy
Producers
Consumers
Capitalism
A system in which people make, exchange, and use things that…
Owners and workers
People who buy and use products
An economic system in which private individuals own most buss…
Economy
A system in which people make, exchange, and use things that…
Producers
Owners and workers
11 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Capitalism
Communism
Demand
Depression
Economic system based on private ownership and the investment…
Economic and political system based on one party government a…
Willingness and ability of consumers to spend money for goods…
Severe economic slump
Capitalism
Economic system based on private ownership and the investment…
Communism
Economic and political system based on one party government a…
14 terms
Social studies region vocabulary
Fall line
Region
Mountain
Piedmont
Boundary between piedmont and mountain region
Area of a country or world having definable characteristics
Area in form of a peak steeper than a hill
A small slope leading from base of mountains to region of fla…
Fall line
Boundary between piedmont and mountain region
Region
Area of a country or world having definable characteristics
30 terms
Social Studies Economic Vocabulary
Economics
Money
Consumers
Producers
The study of the production, consumption and distribution of…
A good used to buy other goods and services.
People who buy and or use goods and services.
People who use resources to make goods and services.
Economics
The study of the production, consumption and distribution of…
Money
A good used to buy other goods and services.
22 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
economy
capital
natural resources
goods
The activities related to the making, trading and selling of…
The money, tools, machinery or etc. owned by an individual or…
The natural wealth of a country, consisting of land, forests,…
Things that people make or grow.
economy
The activities related to the making, trading and selling of…
capital
The money, tools, machinery or etc. owned by an individual or…
30 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Income
Currency
Budget
Scarcity
earnings from work or investments; any money you receive
money; coins and paper bills used as money
a plan for making and spending money; a plan of how money wil…
...
Income
earnings from work or investments; any money you receive
Currency
money; coins and paper bills used as money
Social Studies: Economic Vocabulary
market economy
command economy
traditional economy
mixed economy
economy driven by individuals and private ownership with limi…
economy dictated by government
economy based on the traditions of the local indigenous popul…
An economic system combining market and command economic char…
market economy
economy driven by individuals and private ownership with limi…
command economy
economy dictated by government
39 terms
Social Studies Economic Vocabulary
Consumer
Service
Good(s)
Demand
a person who uses food or clothing
a job that people do and get paid for it
A thing or things for sale
To use a product or service
Consumer
a person who uses food or clothing
Service
a job that people do and get paid for it
37 terms
economics assesment
demand
law of demand
3 factors that influence demand
substitution effect
the willingness and ability to buy or consume something
as price goes up, quantity demanded goes down.
sustitution effect, real income effect, diminishing marginal…
as the price of one good or service goes up, quantity demande…
demand
the willingness and ability to buy or consume something
law of demand
as price goes up, quantity demanded goes down.
18 terms
GED Social Studies Vocabulary--Economics
entrepreneur
laissez-faire capitalism
free enterprise
capacity
someone who starts his/her own business
an economic system in which the means of production and distr…
Economic system in which individuals and businesses are allow…
A measure of the maximum output an organization, department,…
entrepreneur
someone who starts his/her own business
laissez-faire capitalism
an economic system in which the means of production and distr…
14 terms
Social Studies, Places and Regions
climate
conservation
non-renewable natural resources
place
describes the weather of a place over a number of years
wise use of natural resources
they cannot be replenished of replaced
an area that is identified by everything in it
climate
describes the weather of a place over a number of years
conservation
wise use of natural resources
social studies economics vocabulary
economy
producers
consumers
capitalism
a system in which people make, exchange, and use things that…
owners and workers
people who buy and use products
an economic system in which private individuals or groups of…
economy
a system in which people make, exchange, and use things that…
producers
owners and workers
Economics/Vocabulary/ Paige/ Social Studies
Economics
Opportunity Cost
Services
Capital Resources
Study of how people use resources to produce and distribute g…
Choices; what you give up to get something.
Activities (things people do for others) that can satisfy peo…
goods made by people and used to produce other goods and serv…
Economics
Study of how people use resources to produce and distribute g…
Opportunity Cost
Choices; what you give up to get something.
15 terms
Social Studies: Economics Handbook
goods
services
economy
specialization
Something that could be bought or sold
Actions or activities that one person performs for another
A system of producing and distributing goods and services to…
Each person specializes in the task that he or she is good at…
goods
Something that could be bought or sold
services
Actions or activities that one person performs for another
27 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Scarcity
Supply
Demand
Consumer
The basic economic problem which arises from people having un…
The amount of a product or services producers are willing and…
The amount of product or service that buyers are willing and…
A person who uses or consumes goods and services to satisfy h…
Scarcity
The basic economic problem which arises from people having un…
Supply
The amount of a product or services producers are willing and…
14 terms
social studies economic vocabulary
economy
economic activity
Primary sector
secondary sector
A system in which people produce, sell, and buy things.
The constant production of services and goods.
This involves taking raw materials from the soil or water.
This involves raw materials to manufacture products,auch as c…
economy
A system in which people produce, sell, and buy things.
economic activity
The constant production of services and goods.
8 terms
Social Studies Regions: The Northeast
peak
mountain range
canal
coast
the top of a mountain
a series of connected mountains that form a line
a ditch dug across land that often connects two waterways
the land next to the sea
peak
the top of a mountain
mountain range
a series of connected mountains that form a line
Social Studies Economic Vocabulary
Capitalism
Consumer Price Index
Economic Cost
Economics
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
an index of the variation in prices paid by typical consumers…
is the combination of gains and losses of any goods that have…
the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consum…
Capitalism
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
Consumer Price Index
an index of the variation in prices paid by typical consumers…
13 terms
Social Studies Unit 1 - PA Regions Vocabulary
fall line
coastal
merchant
plateau
A drop in elevation from the higher Piedmont region to the At…
An area of land located near an open body of water.
A person who sells goods. Merchants were often located near t…
An area of relatively high, elevated land.
fall line
A drop in elevation from the higher Piedmont region to the At…
coastal
An area of land located near an open body of water.
21 terms
Social Studies- Economic vocabulary
Budget
Command Economy
Consuming
Demand
A monthly plan that takes into account the total amount of mo…
An economy system in which the major decisions are made by th…
How an individual satisfies both their wants & needs
The ability & willingness of people to buy something
Budget
A monthly plan that takes into account the total amount of mo…
Command Economy
An economy system in which the major decisions are made by th…
Social studies economics vocabulary
Traditional
Pure Command
Pure Market
Mixed
Economic decisions based on past customs and bartering for go…
Government makes all decisions
Individual people make all decisions
Combination of command and market government and people make…
Traditional
Economic decisions based on past customs and bartering for go…
Pure Command
Government makes all decisions
10 terms
Social studies vocabulary economics
Exports
Imports
Budget
Trade
To send goods or services to another country.
To bring goods or services into a country.
This is an estimate of income and expenditure.
This is the action of buying and selling goods and services t…
Exports
To send goods or services to another country.
Imports
To bring goods or services into a country.
20 terms
Social Studies Economic Vocabulary
Economy
Profit
Loss
Export
A system that handles and processes goods
Money you get in return from selling your own goods
Losing money from an investment
Goods that leave that place
Economy
A system that handles and processes goods
Profit
Money you get in return from selling your own goods
Social Studies Vocabulary-- ECONOMICS
Trade
Specialzation
Producer
Production
The exchange of something of value.
The concentration of production on fewer kinds of goods that…
a person who grows agricultural products or manufactures items
The act of combining natural resources, human resources, capi…
Trade
The exchange of something of value.
Specialzation
The concentration of production on fewer kinds of goods that…
Economics vocabulary (social studies)
Exports
Imports
Trade
Demand
to send or transmit
to bring or introduce
the act or process of buying, selling, or exchanging commodit…
the desire to purchase
Exports
to send or transmit
Imports
to bring or introduce
25 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
economics
profit
budget
goods
A branch of knowledge concerned with transfer and wealth
The amount of money you make on a product that you sell
An estimate of income and for a set period of time.
Something that you sell; Product
economics
A branch of knowledge concerned with transfer and wealth
profit
The amount of money you make on a product that you sell
24 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Economics
Profit
Budget
Goods
The part of something that relates to money.
A financial gain.
An amount of money available for spending. Based on a plan on…
Products sold to consumers
Economics
The part of something that relates to money.
Profit
A financial gain.
12 terms
Social studies economic vocabulary
Bottom line
Command economy
Market economy
Consumer
Crunch time in the middle east
Economic system in which central government makes the economi…
Private ownership, free trade, competition;government has lit…
Person who buys goods and services for personal use
Bottom line
Crunch time in the middle east
Command economy
Economic system in which central government makes the economi…
social studies economic vocabulary
Scarcity
Resources
Choice
Opportunity Cost
The inability to satisfy all wants at the same time. All reso…
Used in the production of goods and sources. Types of resourc…
Selecting an item or action from a set of possible alternativ…
What is given up when a choice is made. Individuals must cons…
Scarcity
The inability to satisfy all wants at the same time. All reso…
Resources
Used in the production of goods and sources. Types of resourc…
Economic Vocabulary - Social Studies
Economy
Goods
Services
Producers
a system for producing, distributing, consuming, and owning g…
products that are made to be sold
work done or duties performed for other people, such as the w…
a person who makes products that are used by other people
Economy
a system for producing, distributing, consuming, and owning g…
Goods
products that are made to be sold
13 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Entrepreneur
Scarcity
International Trade
Trade-Off
A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses,…
The state of being scarce or in short supply; shortage.
International trade is the exchange of capital, goods, and se…
A balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible fea…
Entrepreneur
A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses,…
Scarcity
The state of being scarce or in short supply; shortage.
21 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Economics
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Market Forces
The study of how people make and use the money
The study of single units and how they make and use their money
The study of many units and how they make and use their money
Demand and Supply
Economics
The study of how people make and use the money
Microeconomics
The study of single units and how they make and use their money
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Capital Resources
Consumer
Economics
Demand
Items such as land, buildings, tools, money, etc., that are u…
Someone who uses goods or services
The study of the manufacture, distribution, sale, and use of…
How much in the way of goods and services people want and are…
Capital Resources
Items such as land, buildings, tools, money, etc., that are u…
Consumer
Someone who uses goods or services
20 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Economics
Market
Producer
Consumer
The study of how resources are managed in the production, exc…
The place or atmosphere in which goods or services are sold o…
Anyone who makes goods or provides a service.
Anyone who buys goods or services.
Economics
The study of how resources are managed in the production, exc…
Market
The place or atmosphere in which goods or services are sold o…
10 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Barter
Exchange
Goods
Services
To exchange goods or services without the use of money
To give something and receive something different in return
Articles for sale or use, often those produced for later cons…
Work done by somebody for somebody else as a job
Barter
To exchange goods or services without the use of money
Exchange
To give something and receive something different in return
Social Studies Vocabulary Economics
Trade
Specialization
Interdependence
Production
The exchange of something of value.
The concentration of production on fewer kinds of goods and s…
Reliance on others to satisfy wants.
The act of combining natural resources, human resources, capi…
Trade
The exchange of something of value.
Specialization
The concentration of production on fewer kinds of goods and s…
30 terms
Social Studies Economics Vocabulary
Economics
Money
Consumers
Producers
The study of production, consumption, and distribution of goo…
A good used to buy other goods and services.
People who buy and/ or used goods and services.
People who use resources to make goods and services.
Economics
The study of production, consumption, and distribution of goo…
Money
A good used to buy other goods and services.
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