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Social Studies Vocabulary NEW
Accurate
Aquisition
Advantage
Affiliation
Free from error
to gain or add
superiority of position or condition
to associate with
Accurate
Free from error
Aquisition
to gain or add
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Federalism
Popular Sovereignty
Loyalist
Patriot
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed…
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Bri…
Federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
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SOCIAL STUDIES VOCABULARY
traditional economy
import
market economy
income
An economy in which production is based on customs and tradit…
bringing a product into a country to be sold
Economic system in which the businesses are owned and run by…
We can work with this if we budget! ... antonym is expenditures
traditional economy
An economy in which production is based on customs and tradit…
import
bringing a product into a country to be sold
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Social Studies Lesson 1- vocabulary
archaeologist
artifact
B.C.E.
Catalhoyuk
a scientist who studies human history by digging up human rem…
usually a simple object such as a tool or ornament showing hu…
Before the Common Era (before the birth of Christ)
Neolithic site in present day Turkey
archaeologist
a scientist who studies human history by digging up human rem…
artifact
usually a simple object such as a tool or ornament showing hu…
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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 Asia vocabulary
monsoon
green revolution
cottage industry
caste
seasonal wind that blows for months at a time, often affectin…
great increase in food grains productions due to the use of i…
home or village-based industry in which family members supply…
social class based on a person's ancestry
monsoon
seasonal wind that blows for months at a time, often affectin…
green revolution
great increase in food grains productions due to the use of i…
Social Studies Vocabulary Chapter 5
Conquistadors
Northwest Passage
East Indies
Colonies
Early-sixteenth-century Spanish adventurers who conquered Mex…
A water route from the Atlantic to the Pacific through northe…
Southeast Asia, including India, Indonesia, and Malaysia
Places ruled by another country, not by their own people
Conquistadors
Early-sixteenth-century Spanish adventurers who conquered Mex…
Northwest Passage
A water route from the Atlantic to the Pacific through northe…
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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
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Social-
Political-
Cultural-
Religious-
People in groups, their living together, and relations with o…
Related to the functions of government, making laws, enforcin…
All the things that make up a group of people's entire way of…
People's spiritual beliefs which influence their values and a…
Social-
People in groups, their living together, and relations with o…
Political-
Related to the functions of government, making laws, enforcin…
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SocialStudies Vocabulary Ch. 3
Maps
Legend
Compass Rose
Scale
A representation of an area of land or sea showing physical f…
Maps often use symbols or colors to represent things, and the…
A circle on a map showing the principle directions: north, so…
The relationship between distance on a map and distance on th…
Maps
A representation of an area of land or sea showing physical f…
Legend
Maps often use symbols or colors to represent things, and the…
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Social Studies Unit 2 Vocabulary
Prehistory
Hominid
Ancestor
Tool
The time before there was writing.
An early ancestor of humans.
A relative who lived in the past.
A handheld object that has been modified (changed) to help ac…
Prehistory
The time before there was writing.
Hominid
An early ancestor of humans.
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Social Studies Vocabulary Words
Mountain
Desert
Bay
Sea
A tall landform with steep slopes and sharp peaks.
Barren region... Supports very little life... Very dry
A large inlet of the sea where the land curves inward.
Large body of SALT WATER that is surrounded by land.
Mountain
A tall landform with steep slopes and sharp peaks.
Desert
Barren region... Supports very little life... Very dry
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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
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
region
swamp
marsh
bayou
A large area with common features that set it apart from othe…
A wetland with many trees.
An area of low, wet land covered mostly with tall grasses.
A slow moving, marshy body of water.
region
A large area with common features that set it apart from othe…
swamp
A wetland with many trees.
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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
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Social Studies Vocabulary
compass rose
cardinal directions
map scale
primary source
a tool on a map that tells you direction
north, south, east, west
a tool on a map that tells you distance
a first-hand account of an event in the past
compass rose
a tool on a map that tells you direction
cardinal directions
north, south, east, west
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Social Studies Vocabulary Words
evidence
oral history
primary source
analyze
Proof.
Stories told aloud by people who did not have written language.
A person who witnessed the event.
Break into parts so you can look at it closely.
evidence
Proof.
oral history
Stories told aloud by people who did not have written language.
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
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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
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Multicultural
Cultural diffusion
Push factors
Migration
Relating to or including many different cultures.
The spread of ideas, innovations, etc. from one person or gro…
Factors that force a person to move from one place to another.
Moving from one place to another.
Multicultural
Relating to or including many different cultures.
Cultural diffusion
The spread of ideas, innovations, etc. from one person or gro…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
cartography
equator
geography
hemisphere
the production of maps
the parallel that is designated zero degree (0°) latitude, fr…
the study of the Earth and Earth's surface, including such el…
one-half of the globe or Earth
cartography
the production of maps
equator
the parallel that is designated zero degree (0°) latitude, fr…
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Social studies Vocabulary Week 1
Continents
Equator
Hemispheres
Prime Meridian
Earths largest land masses... The 7 largest landmasses in the wo…
An imaginary line splitting the earth into two hemispheres.
Half of the Earth in different sections like North, South, Ea…
divides the earth between the eastern and western hemispheres
Continents
Earths largest land masses... The 7 largest landmasses in the wo…
Equator
An imaginary line splitting the earth into two hemispheres.
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Social Studies Vocabulary
map
globe
continent
location
...
map
globe
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Vocabulary #2 Social Studies
geography
absolute location
movement
relative location
the study of the earth
an exact point on the Earth
movement of people, the import and export of goods, mass comm…
location in relation to something else
geography
the study of the earth
absolute location
an exact point on the Earth
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Geography
City
Suburb
Landform
The study of Earth and its people
Big places with many people and lots of things to do
A community near a city
The shapes of the land
Geography
The study of Earth and its people
City
Big places with many people and lots of things to do
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Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
artifact
climate
continent
fossil
a human made object
the pattern of weather conditions in a certain location over…
one of 7 large land masses on Earth
a remain of early life that has been preserved in the ground
artifact
a human made object
climate
the pattern of weather conditions in a certain location over…
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Social Studies SLO Vocabulary
geography
representative democracy
monarchy
dictatorship
the study of the Earth's surface, and the connections between…
a system of government in which citizens elect those who make…
a system of government headed by a monarch-usually a king or…
a system of government where a ruler has complete power over…
geography
the study of the Earth's surface, and the connections between…
representative democracy
a system of government in which citizens elect those who make…
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Social Studies Vocabulary
Parliament
Repeal
Boycott
Patriot
Group of representatives who make laws in Britain; a law-maki…
To cancel; to take a law out of effect
A refusal to buy goods; when a group refuses to buy certain p…
An American colonist loyal to the colonies and opposed to Bri…
Parliament
Group of representatives who make laws in Britain; a law-maki…
Repeal
To cancel; to take a law out of effect
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Social Studies Vocabulary
map
globe
continent
location
...
map
globe
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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
astrolabe
caravel
circumnavigate
colony
an instrument used in navigation
a small fast sailing ship created by the Portuguese
to travel completely around an object like the world
a settlement far away from the country that rules it
astrolabe
an instrument used in navigation
caravel
a small fast sailing ship created by the Portuguese
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Social Studies-Early Humans Vocabulary
historians
fossils
Stone Age
nomads
people who study and write about the human past
traces of plants or animals that have been preserved in rock
a period of time when people used stone to make tools and wep…
people who regularly move from place to place
historians
people who study and write about the human past
fossils
traces of plants or animals that have been preserved in rock
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Social studies vocabulary
Blue laws
Progressive
Conservation
Trusts
laws designed to restrict personal behavior in accord with a…
moving forward; a person who favors a political philosophy of…
Ability to recognize that objects can e transformed in some w…
Firms or corporations that combine for the purpose of reducin…
Blue laws
laws designed to restrict personal behavior in accord with a…
Progressive
moving forward; a person who favors a political philosophy of…
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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
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social studies vocabulary
separatist
monarch
charter
puritans
another name for the pilgrims.
A government ruled by a king or queen
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England.…
separatist
another name for the pilgrims.
monarch
A government ruled by a king or queen
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Level 3 Social Studies vocabulary
Bodies of water
Natural resources
Climate
Terrain
Any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet'…
Anything that people can use which comes from nature. People…
The long-term pattern of weather in a particular area
The surface features of an area of land
Bodies of water
Any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet'…
Natural resources
Anything that people can use which comes from nature. People…
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6th Grade 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 - Unit 2 Vocabulary
Exploration
Christopher Columbus
Northwest Passage
Colonization
Europeans did this and "discovered" the "New World."
He tried to find a water route to Asia and ran into North Ame…
This was the goal of many explorers, unfortunately it didn't…
Result of exploration, this lead to populating the "New World…
Exploration
Europeans did this and "discovered" the "New World."
Christopher Columbus
He tried to find a water route to Asia and ran into North Ame…
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Social Studies Academic Vocabulary words
Acid rain
ally
autocracy
capital resources
is rain polluted by gases released into the air by the burnin…
is a country or person that has joined with another country o…
is a government system where one leader holds complete power.
are man-made things we use to help us work, like factories, m…
Acid rain
is rain polluted by gases released into the air by the burnin…
ally
is a country or person that has joined with another country o…
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Social Studies Vocabulary The Iroquois
palisade
longhouse
trade
wampum
a wall made of tall wooden poles
a long, narrow Iroquois home made of wooden poles covered wit…
the buying and selling of goods
beads made from shells that were used by Native Americans as…
palisade
a wall made of tall wooden poles
longhouse
a long, narrow Iroquois home made of wooden poles covered wit…
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Israelites Vocabulary Social Studies
prophet
monotheism
tribes
Exodus
a messenger sent by God to share God's word with people
a belief in one God
a social group made up of families or clans
the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt
prophet
a messenger sent by God to share God's word with people
monotheism
a belief in one God
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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
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Social Studies Vocabulary
separatist
colony
monarchy
charter
a person who supports the separation of a particular group of…
a country or area under the full or partial political control…
a form of government with a monarch at the head.
a written grant by a country's legislative or sovereign power…
separatist
a person who supports the separation of a particular group of…
colony
a country or area under the full or partial political control…
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8th grade social studies vocabulary
antebellum
wwI
Civil War
Huey Long
Belonging to a period before a war especially the American Ci…
A war fought from 1914 to 1918 between the Allies, notably Br…
The period of warfare between the Confederate States of Ameri…
"Kingfish" Rep. senator of LA; pushed "Share Our Wealth" prog…
antebellum
Belonging to a period before a war especially the American Ci…
wwI
A war fought from 1914 to 1918 between the Allies, notably Br…
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Social Studies Exam Vocabulary
physical geography
demography
pluralism
Universal Human Rights
landscape and topography of a specific terrain. Includes the…
the people that make up a population of a specific place.
a shared belief in mutual acceptance and respect for diverse…
these are rights that have been created by the United Nations…
physical geography
landscape and topography of a specific terrain. Includes the…
demography
the people that make up a population of a specific place.
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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
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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;
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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
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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
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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
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