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Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Empire
Emperor
Fertile Crescent
Hammurabi
A group of people brought together under one ruler.
The ruler of an empire.
An area of rich soil in the Middle East from the Mediterranea…
Ruler of the Babylonian Empire.
Empire
A group of people brought together under one ruler.
Emperor
The ruler of an empire.
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Social Studies Chapter 4- Middle Atlantic States
Delaware
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Dover
Trenton
Albany
Harrisburg
Delaware
Dover
New Jersey
Trenton
Social Studies Vocabulary Chapter 4
Archeologists
Ore
Cash Crop
Reasons why explorers came to New World
these people excavate ancient settlements and study artifacts…
Rock or Earth from which metal can be broken
A crop that is grown in large quantities for sale to other pe…
Food, New land, gold/silver, spread religion, and tobacco
Archeologists
these people excavate ancient settlements and study artifacts…
Ore
Rock or Earth from which metal can be broken
Social Studies Chapter 4 China in the Middle Ages
Yandi
Wendi
renuinted chinas economy
stablized countryside
Sui Dynasty
Sui Dynasty
a contribution by the sui dynasty
tang dynasty
Yandi
Sui Dynasty
Wendi
Sui Dynasty
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Social Studies: Chapter 4 Vocabulary
new world
age of exploration
explorers
archeologists
The name that Europeans used to refer to the America's.
The period o time beginning in the late 1400's, in which Euro…
people who travel in search of new geographical information.
A scientist who studies artifacts to learn about past cultures.
new world
The name that Europeans used to refer to the America's.
age of exploration
The period o time beginning in the late 1400's, in which Euro…
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Chapter 4- Social Studies
Legislature
Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus
Magna Carta
part of the government that makes the laws
written lists of freedoms that a government promises to protect
the right not to be held in prison without first being charge…
first document to place restrictions on an English ruler's po…
Legislature
part of the government that makes the laws
Bill of Rights
written lists of freedoms that a government promises to protect
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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
Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
peak
American Revolution
canal
lock
the top of a mountain
the war in which the colonies won independence from Great Bri…
a ditch dug across land that often connects two waterways
a water elevator used to raise and lower boats
peak
the top of a mountain
American Revolution
the war in which the colonies won independence from Great Bri…
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Social Studies Chapter 4
Niagara Falls
Appalachian Mountain Range
Green Mountains
White Mountains
Great waterfall on the Niagara River on the boundary between…
Oldest range of mountains in the United States, extending fro…
Smaller part of the Appalachian Mountain Range that runs nort…
Small part of the Appalachian Mountain Range that extends fro…
Niagara Falls
Great waterfall on the Niagara River on the boundary between…
Appalachian Mountain Range
Oldest range of mountains in the United States, extending fro…
Social Studies Chapter 4 vocabulary
Region
Climate
Research
Central
Area defined by common features or conditions
Pattern of of weather over a period of time
an investigation, to search for knowledge
a certain area defined by a border or an edge
Region
Area defined by common features or conditions
Climate
Pattern of of weather over a period of time
Chapter 4 Social Studies Vocabulary
expedition
route
conquistador
colony
a journey made for a special purpose
a path of travel
a Spanish conqueror and treasure seeker
a settlement that is ruled by another country
expedition
a journey made for a special purpose
route
a path of travel
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Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
rancho
vaquero
plaza
independence
the livestock farm or ranch of the Californios
a cowboy who works on a rancho
a town square
when the people of a country or area govern themselves instea…
rancho
the livestock farm or ranch of the Californios
vaquero
a cowboy who works on a rancho
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Social Studies: Chapter 4 Vocabulary
delta
cataract
arid
predict
A triangle shaped piece of fertile land formed from soil depo…
Rapids or waterfalls.
Very dry.
To tell in advance.
delta
A triangle shaped piece of fertile land formed from soil depo…
cataract
Rapids or waterfalls.
Chapter 4 Social Studies Vocabulary
culture
language
tradition
artifact
a way of life
spoken words used to communicate ideas and feelings
something that is passed down over time
an object that was made long ago
culture
a way of life
language
spoken words used to communicate ideas and feelings
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Vocabulary Review for Chapter 4 Social Studies
society
mission
convert
conquest
a group of people forming a commuity
is a religious settlement where a missionary groups lives and…
to change
the capture or taking of something by force
society
a group of people forming a commuity
mission
is a religious settlement where a missionary groups lives and…
Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
expedition
conquistador
slavery
colony
a journey made for a special purpose
a conquerer, especially one of Spanish descent from the 16th…
the practice of owning people and forcing them to work withou…
a settlement of people who have moved to another country but…
expedition
a journey made for a special purpose
conquistador
a conquerer, especially one of Spanish descent from the 16th…
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Chapter 4 Social Studies Vocabulary
claim
armada
invasion
parallel timeline
something declared as one's own
Spanish word for a large fleet of ships
an attack by an armed force to conquer another country
two or more timelines grouped together
claim
something declared as one's own
armada
Spanish word for a large fleet of ships
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Social studies chapter 4 vocabulary
prairie
tundra
fjord
province
An area of flat or rolling land covered mostly by grass and w…
A cold, treeless plain where the ground is permanently frozen
A narrow, deep inlet of the sea, between high, rocky cliffs
A self- governing region
prairie
An area of flat or rolling land covered mostly by grass and w…
tundra
A cold, treeless plain where the ground is permanently frozen
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Social Studies Chapter 4
New World
Age of Exploration
explorers
artifacts
The European name for lands in the Western Hemisphere, includ…
A time in history when people from Europe traveled to faraway…
people who travel to new and unfamiliar places in order to le…
objects made by groups of humans, such as tools and clothes
New World
The European name for lands in the Western Hemisphere, includ…
Age of Exploration
A time in history when people from Europe traveled to faraway…
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Social Studies Vocabulary - Chapter 4
Claim
Armada
Invasion
Charter
Something declared as one's own, especially a piece of land.
The Spanish word for a large fleet of ships.
An attack by an armed force to conquer another country.
A document giving permission to a person or group to do somet…
Claim
Something declared as one's own, especially a piece of land.
Armada
The Spanish word for a large fleet of ships.
Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
explorer
Northwest Passage
Dutch West India Company
colony
a person who travels to unknown places to discover new things
a water route through North America that connects the Atlanti…
a company set up by the Dutch for trade in North America
a place that is ruled by another country
explorer
a person who travels to unknown places to discover new things
Northwest Passage
a water route through North America that connects the Atlanti…
Chapter 4 Vocabulary - Social Studies
region
climate
dissent
proprietor
An area defined by its common features
The usual pattern of weather in a place over a period of time
Disagreement
A person who owns property or a business
region
An area defined by its common features
climate
The usual pattern of weather in a place over a period of time
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Chapter 4 - Social Studies
mercantilism
inconceivable
Magna Carta
slavery
the economic policy that held that a nation prospered by expo…
not capable of being imagined; unbelievable
the first document to place restrictions on an English king's…
the practice of holding a person in bondage for labor
mercantilism
the economic policy that held that a nation prospered by expo…
inconceivable
not capable of being imagined; unbelievable
Social Studies chapter 4 Vocabulary
immigrant
ethnic group
refugee
migrant worker
a person who moves from one country to another.
A group of people who share the same culture.... (like food, ski…
A person who flees war or danger to find safety somewhere else.
A person who moves from place to place to do farm work.
immigrant
a person who moves from one country to another.
ethnic group
A group of people who share the same culture.... (like food, ski…
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Chapter 4 Social Studies (Vocabulary)
Half Moon
Observation
Journal
Goods
A Dutch ship Henry Hudson used to try and find a new water ro…
Description of what someone sees.
Book that was used to record descriptive reports on what was…
A synonym for products
Half Moon
A Dutch ship Henry Hudson used to try and find a new water ro…
Observation
Description of what someone sees.
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Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
missionary
conquest
Columbian Exchange
encomienda
person who teaches his or her religion to others who have dif…
Capture or taking of something by force
movement of people, animals, plants, diseases, and ways of li…
large piece of land, usually given to its owners by the king…
missionary
person who teaches his or her religion to others who have dif…
conquest
Capture or taking of something by force
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Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Why was the Bible important to Europea…
What is ore?
What was so special about Gold and Sil…
What was so special about the food fou…
European explorers took the Bible (the sacred book of Christi…
rock or earth from which metal can be taken.
Europeans counted wealth in gold and silver. They made their…
Each continent has its own food based on its climate. Many Ne…
Why was the Bible important to Europea…
European explorers took the Bible (the sacred book of Christi…
What is ore?
rock or earth from which metal can be taken.
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Social Studies Chapter 4
cataracts
delta
Menes
Pharaoh
strong rapids leading to Kush
triangle shaped land made of silt where a major river divides…
first Egyptian Pharoah
Title used by the leader of Egypt
cataracts
strong rapids leading to Kush
delta
triangle shaped land made of silt where a major river divides…
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Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
claim
armada
invasion
charter
to declare something as your own
a large fleet of ships
an attack by an armed force to conquer another country
a document giving permission to a person or group to do somet…
claim
to declare something as your own
armada
a large fleet of ships
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Social Studies - Chapter 4 Vocabulary
cash crop
stock
invest
indentured servant
a crop that people grow and sell to earn money
a piece of ownership in a company
to put money into something to try to make more money
someone who agreed to work for a number of years in exchange…
cash crop
a crop that people grow and sell to earn money
stock
a piece of ownership in a company
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Social studies vocabulary chapter 4
Contigous
Megapolis
Prairie
Cordillera
Joined together inside a common boundary
Huge urban area made up of several large cities and nearby co…
Rolling inland grassland region with fertile soil
Region of parallel mountains chains
Contigous
Joined together inside a common boundary
Megapolis
Huge urban area made up of several large cities and nearby co…
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Social Studies Chapter 4 vocabulary
Culture
Double house
Freedom of the press
Gristmill
the way of life shared by a group of people including languag…
a house with a business on the ground floor and a home upstairs
the right of the people to print and tell the news
a place where grain is ground into flour
Culture
the way of life shared by a group of people including languag…
Double house
a house with a business on the ground floor and a home upstairs
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Chapter 4-Social Studies Vocabulary
caravel
revolt
empire
conquistador
a ship with square or triangular sails
an action against people in charge.
a group of conquered places and people under one ruler
a Spanish explorer who conquered land for Spain
caravel
a ship with square or triangular sails
revolt
an action against people in charge.
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Social Studies Vocabulary Chapter 4
cataract
delta
shadoof
papyrus
a waterfall or rapids in a river
a fan-shaped are of silt near where a river flows into the sea
a bucket attached to a long pole used to transfer river water…
a reed plant that grew wild along the Nile
cataract
a waterfall or rapids in a river
delta
a fan-shaped are of silt near where a river flows into the sea
Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Charter
Joint-Stock Company
Burgess
Investigating
A document that granted the right to form a colony
A company where owners bought shares, or part ownership of th…
Representatives
Examining, analyzing closely
Charter
A document that granted the right to form a colony
Joint-Stock Company
A company where owners bought shares, or part ownership of th…
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Social Studies: Chapter 4 Vocabulary
claim
armada
invasion
charter
something declared to belong to someone, especially land
a fleet of warships
the entry of an armed force into another country to conquer it
a written agreement giving someone the right to establish a c…
claim
something declared to belong to someone, especially land
armada
a fleet of warships
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Social Studies Chapter 4
constitutional republic
represent
liberty
legislative
people are governed by the leaders they elect.
speak for
freedom
branch of government that makes laws and raises and collects…
constitutional republic
people are governed by the leaders they elect.
represent
speak for
Social Studies - Chapter 4 Review
Metal armour, muskets, horse, and alli…
Moving people and their ways of life b…
Las Casas
After ___________ conquered the Aztecs…
Cortes
Columbian Exchange
point of view on Indians into the encomienda system, was to e…
Cortes
Metal armour, muskets, horse, and alli…
Cortes
Moving people and their ways of life b…
Columbian Exchange
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6 Social Studies Chapter 4.1 Vocabulary
Continental Divide
glacier
transportation corridors
tributary
the boundary that separates rivers flowing toward opposite si…
a huge, slow-moving sheet of ice that fills valleys between m…
routes through which people can travel by foot vehicle, rail,…
a stream that flows into a larger river or body of water
Continental Divide
the boundary that separates rivers flowing toward opposite si…
glacier
a huge, slow-moving sheet of ice that fills valleys between m…
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Social Studies - Chapter 4 vocabulary
convert
conquest
expedition
ally
means to change
to capture or take something by force
journey made for a special purpose
a friend who will help in a fight
convert
means to change
conquest
to capture or take something by force
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6 Social Studies Chapter 4.2 Vocabulary
rain shadow
tropics
tundra
*permafrost
an area of the side of a mountain away from the wind that rec…
the area of Earth between the 23° N and 23°S lines of latitud…
cold, dry region covered with snow for more than half the yea…
permanently frozen layer of ground below the top layer of soil
rain shadow
an area of the side of a mountain away from the wind that rec…
tropics
the area of Earth between the 23° N and 23°S lines of latitud…
Social Studies Vocabulary Chapter 4
harbor
glacier
blizzard
quarry
a protected area of water where ships can dock safely
a huge, slow-moving mass of ice
a snowstorm driven by strong, freezing winds
a large, open pit cut into the ground, from which stone is mi…
harbor
a protected area of water where ships can dock safely
glacier
a huge, slow-moving mass of ice
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Social Studies - Chapter 4
levee
loess
terrace
double cropping
a wall built to prevent the overflow of a river
yellowish brown soil that flows in the desert
platforms of earth that look like stairs
the process of growing two or more crops in the same piece of…
levee
a wall built to prevent the overflow of a river
loess
yellowish brown soil that flows in the desert
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Social Studies Chapter 4 Vocabulary
renewable resources
crop rotation
terraces
desertification
resources, such as soils and forests, that can be replaced by…
a system of growing different crops on the same land over a p…
horizontal ridges built into the slopes of steep hillsides to…
the long-term process of losing soil fertility and plant life
renewable resources
resources, such as soils and forests, that can be replaced by…
crop rotation
a system of growing different crops on the same land over a p…
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Social Studies Chapter 4 vocabulary
Region
Climate
Dissent
Proprietor
Area defined by common features or conditions
Pattern of of weather over a period of time
Disagreement
Someone who owns land or property
Region
Area defined by common features or conditions
Climate
Pattern of of weather over a period of time
Chapter 4 Social Studies Vocabulary
colony
colonist
buffer zone
borderlands
a land ruled by a distant country
a person who lives in a colony
an area of land that serves as a BARRIER
area of land on or near the BORDER between countries
colony
a land ruled by a distant country
colonist
a person who lives in a colony
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Social Studies - Chapter 4
mine
mineral
territory
factory
to dig something out of the earth
a nonliving thing in the earth or in water
land that is an official part of another country
a building where people use machines to make things
mine
to dig something out of the earth
mineral
a nonliving thing in the earth or in water
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Chapter 4 Social Studies Vocabulary
Mesopotamia
Sumer
City-States
Irrigation System
in ancient times, the geographic area located between Tigris…
an area in the southern part of Mesopotamia, where cities fir…
an early city that was like a small, independent country with…
a means of supplying land with water
Mesopotamia
in ancient times, the geographic area located between Tigris…
Sumer
an area in the southern part of Mesopotamia, where cities fir…
Chapter 4 Social Studies Vocabulary
Plantation
Slavery
Raw Material
Cash Crop
A large farm
Holding people against their will and making them carry out y…
A resource used to make a product.
A crop that people grow to sell.
Plantation
A large farm
Slavery
Holding people against their will and making them carry out y…
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Social Studies - Chapter 4 - Vocabulary
expedition
colony
Columbian Exchange
conquistador
a journey made for a special purpose
a settlement far from the country that rules it
a movement of people, animals, plants, diseases, and ways of…
a Spanish conqueror
expedition
a journey made for a special purpose
colony
a settlement far from the country that rules it
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