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16 terms
Social Studies
Fort Sumter
Border States
Cotton Diplomacy
First Battle of Bull Run
A Federal outpost in Charleston, South Carolina, that was att…
Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri; slave states that…
Confederate efforts to persuade the British to support the Co…
The first major battle of the Civl War. Confederates won, pro…
Fort Sumter
A Federal outpost in Charleston, South Carolina, that was att…
Border States
Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri; slave states that…
5 terms
Social Studies
democracy
republic
three-fifths compromise
separation of powers
Government by the people, both directly and though elected re…
A form of government in which power resides in the people, an…
A compromise reached between delegates from southern states a…
Division of powers into 3 branches -- the legislative, execut…
democracy
Government by the people, both directly and though elected re…
republic
A form of government in which power resides in the people, an…
32 terms
Social Studies
Conclude
Verify
Feudal System
Government
To come to an opinion or judgment about something
To prove that something is true
Government in the Middle Ages
A group of people with the power to make and enforce laws for…
Conclude
To come to an opinion or judgment about something
Verify
To prove that something is true
29 terms
Social Studies
Paleolithic
Neolithic -
Ice Age
Bronze age
early phase of the Stone Age, lasting about 2.5 million years…
the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished ston…
a glacial episode during a past geological period.
a period in the history of humankind, following the Stone Age…
Paleolithic
early phase of the Stone Age, lasting about 2.5 million years…
Neolithic -
the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished ston…
19 terms
Social Studies
The first people to live in North Amer…
A document saying why the colonies sho…
The first people to make a home in a n…
The study of the past.
Native Americans (Indians)
The Declaration of Independence
Settlers
History
The first people to live in North Amer…
Native Americans (Indians)
A document saying why the colonies sho…
The Declaration of Independence
15 terms
Social Studies
Latitude
Longitude
Non governmental organization
global warming
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
An organization that operates independently of any government…
An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosph…
Latitude
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
156 terms
Social Studies
latitude
longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
Distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured in deg…
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
IDENTIFIED AS THE 0 DEGREE LINE OF LONGITUDE THAT GOES THROUG…
latitude
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
longitude
Distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured in deg…
social studies!
Bill
Rebellion
Parti Patriotes
Appoint
an idea for a law
a rebellion is when the people turn against the government of…
the reformers in lower Canada were called the parti patriotes.
is to choose somebody for a job.
Bill
an idea for a law
Rebellion
a rebellion is when the people turn against the government of…
10 terms
Social Studies
Globalization
Interaction
Technology
Culture
the interaction between people around the world
when people exchange information or goods with another person…
the use of computers, phones, medicine and many other things
the beliefs and traditions of a group of people
Globalization
the interaction between people around the world
Interaction
when people exchange information or goods with another person…
12 terms
Social Studies
What is the most important river in In…
The Huang He River is named for...
What river runs through China, Thailan…
What is Asia's largest desert?
Ganges
the yellow silt it carries
Mekong
Gobi Desert
What is the most important river in In…
Ganges
The Huang He River is named for...
the yellow silt it carries
Social Studies
Adapt p.77
Staple p.77
Surplus p.77
Adobe p.78
To get use to a place
or main foods of corn,beans,and squash
or extra amounts
Sun-dried brick made of clay
Adapt p.77
To get use to a place
Staple p.77
or main foods of corn,beans,and squash
10 terms
Social Studies
A ____ is a drawing that uses symbols…
What tells us the name of the map?
What planet do we live on?
What gives us light and keeps us warm?
map
Title
Earth
Sun
A ____ is a drawing that uses symbols…
map
What tells us the name of the map?
Title
19 terms
Social studies
Panhandle
Peninsula
Strait
Region
The northwestern part of Florida
The rest of Florida
A narrow channel of water
An area with features that make it different
Panhandle
The northwestern part of Florida
Peninsula
The rest of Florida
Social Studies
Great Plains
Mountains and Basins
Central Plains
Gulf Coastal Plains
little rainfall... extends into Canada... hot summers... cold winters…
least rainfall... deserts, mountains, canyons... far West Texas
rolling plains, brush-covered hills... farming, ranching
most rainfall... The Gulf of Mexico borders it... largest populatio…
Great Plains
little rainfall... extends into Canada... hot summers... cold winters…
Mountains and Basins
least rainfall... deserts, mountains, canyons... far West Texas
Social Studies
Abolish
Amendments
Articles of Confederation
Bill of rights
Do away with slavery
Changes to the constitution
First written constitution of the U.S. Which emphasized the p…
First ten amendments to the constitution that guaranteed the…
Abolish
Do away with slavery
Amendments
Changes to the constitution
social studies
culture
league
adapt
nomad
a set of beliefs and way of life that are special to a certai…
a group whose member nations share the same goals
to change in order to survive the conditions faced
moved often in search for food
culture
a set of beliefs and way of life that are special to a certai…
league
a group whose member nations share the same goals
19 terms
Social studies
Panhandle
Peninsula
Strait
Region
The northwestern part of Florida
The rest of Florida
A narrow channel of water
An area with features that make it different
Panhandle
The northwestern part of Florida
Peninsula
The rest of Florida
Social studies
Panhandle
Peninsula
Strait
Region
The northern part of Florida that sticks out from the rest of…
Land that is mostly surrounded by water
A narrow Channel of water that connects two large bodies of w…
An area on earth whose features make it different from other…
Panhandle
The northern part of Florida that sticks out from the rest of…
Peninsula
Land that is mostly surrounded by water
Social Studies
Geography
Globe
Latitude (parallels)
Longitude (meridians)
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
A sphere (ball) that shows a map of the Earth's features; the…
How far on Earth a place is from the equator, measured in deg…
How far on Earth a place is from an imaginary line called the…
Geography
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
Globe
A sphere (ball) that shows a map of the Earth's features; the…
19 terms
Social Studies
declaration of independence
constitution
Bill of Rights
Founding Father
The Declaration of Independence was approved by Congress on J…
Document that sets out the laws and principles of a government
First ten amendments
John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jef…
declaration of independence
The Declaration of Independence was approved by Congress on J…
constitution
Document that sets out the laws and principles of a government
6 terms
Social Studies - Study Guide
Who were the earliest people in North…
What were the names of the people in N…
What were the names of the 3 major Nat…
What were the 3 settlements in South C…
The earliest people were the Paleo people. They appeared in a…
Woodland People: 3,000 years ago (800 B.C.)... Mississippi Peopl…
Cherokee (Foothills/Mountains)... Catawba (Piedmont)... Yemassee (M…
The 3 settlements that failed were the France, Spain, and Eng…
Who were the earliest people in North…
The earliest people were the Paleo people. They appeared in a…
What were the names of the people in N…
Woodland People: 3,000 years ago (800 B.C.)... Mississippi Peopl…
5 terms
Social Studies
starving time
tobacco
town meeting
banishment
refers to the winter of 1609-1610 when about three-quarters o…
a preparation of the nicotine-rich leaves of an American plan…
a meeting of the voters of a town for the transaction of publ…
to compel to depart; send, drive, or put away: to banish sorrow
starving time
refers to the winter of 1609-1610 when about three-quarters o…
tobacco
a preparation of the nicotine-rich leaves of an American plan…
10 terms
social studies
population
urban
region
transportation
The total number of people in a place
having to do with a city
a large area with at least one feature that makes it differen…
the movement of people, goods, and ideas
population
The total number of people in a place
urban
having to do with a city
Social Studies
Muslims and Jews
Ashkenazi and Sephardic
To Turn the desert into productive lan…
19,47,500,000 palenstines were forced…
What are the main religious groups of Israel
What are the two main ethnic groups of Israel?
What was Israel National Policy?
What happened after Israel became a country in 1947
Muslims and Jews
What are the main religious groups of Israel
Ashkenazi and Sephardic
What are the two main ethnic groups of Israel?
Social Studies
1716
Constitution
Constitutional convential
Documents
The 13 colonies declared their Independence from Great Britai…
Written guide for the government. It's is a document that exp…
To revise the Articles of confederation because they were not…
Papers that have official information written on them
1716
The 13 colonies declared their Independence from Great Britai…
Constitution
Written guide for the government. It's is a document that exp…
12 terms
Social Studies Chapter 5
biodiversity
civil engineering
colonization
deforestation
many different kinds of living things in a region or area
technology for building structure that change the landscape s…
the movement of settlers and their culture to a new country
a loss of forest cover in a region; cutting down all the tree…
biodiversity
many different kinds of living things in a region or area
civil engineering
technology for building structure that change the landscape s…
50 terms
Social Studies
Democracy
Consent of the Governed
Separation of Powers
Majority Rule
form of government in which people choose leaders by voting
A phrase from the US Declaration of Independence. A governmen…
The state is divided into branches (executive, judicial, legi…
A decision or ruling based on more than half the votes.
Democracy
form of government in which people choose leaders by voting
Consent of the Governed
A phrase from the US Declaration of Independence. A governmen…
23 terms
social studies
Justice
Atlas
Rain forest Habitat
Suburban Communities
To understand rules and consequences. ex. consequences of bre…
Maps into book, contains geographic features, political bound…
Thick forest that gets 70 inches of rain each year
Near a city but more spread out than a city. ex. Sylvania, OH
Justice
To understand rules and consequences. ex. consequences of bre…
Atlas
Maps into book, contains geographic features, political bound…
9 terms
Social Studies
Origin stories
Migration
Environments
Adapt
Tales of American Indians that explain where their ancestors…
A movement from one country or region to another
Climates and landscapes that surround living things
To adjust to a new environment
Origin stories
Tales of American Indians that explain where their ancestors…
Migration
A movement from one country or region to another
24 terms
Social Studies
Primary Source
Secondary Source
Bias
Jamestown
Journals, letters, ships log, autobiography, contracts, speec…
Textbooks, encyclopedia, historian's account, lecture notes
all sources have some sort of __________________
The first successful English colony in North America that was…
Primary Source
Journals, letters, ships log, autobiography, contracts, speec…
Secondary Source
Textbooks, encyclopedia, historian's account, lecture notes
6 terms
Social Studies
The White House
Great Britain
Christopher Columbus
Abraham Lincoln
In the War of 1812, what important building was burned down b…
America won its independence from this country.
Who is credited for discovering America?
This president issued an order, the Emancipation Proclamation…
The White House
In the War of 1812, what important building was burned down b…
Great Britain
America won its independence from this country.
121 terms
Social Studies
name the seven world continents
What at the 5 Great Lakes? Be able to…
What are a couple major rivers that ru…
What are a couple major mountain regio…
Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia…
A group of five freshwater lakes of central North America bet…
The Mississippi River runs all the way from Minnesota to the…
Mount McKinley is the tallest peak in N. America, and is loca…
name the seven world continents
Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia…
What at the 5 Great Lakes? Be able to…
A group of five freshwater lakes of central North America bet…
114 terms
Social Studies
Location of Mt. Everest
Reason for the Great Wall of China
Great Compromise
Computer strike: What happens to price…
Himalayas (Southern Asia)
Keep OUT invaders
state with population
Price increases and quantity decreases
Location of Mt. Everest
Himalayas (Southern Asia)
Reason for the Great Wall of China
Keep OUT invaders
26 terms
Social Studies
subsistence farming
triangular trade
middle passage
cash crop
when families generally produce enough food to meet their nee…
trade routes that formed a triangle
enslaved africans were shipped to the west indies
farm raised crops made to be sold
subsistence farming
when families generally produce enough food to meet their nee…
triangular trade
trade routes that formed a triangle
20 terms
Social Studies
hemisphere
elevation
natural resources
border
any half of the Earth's surface
the height of a landform above sea level
things found in nature that are useful to people
a line that shows the edge of a region that has the same gove…
hemisphere
any half of the Earth's surface
elevation
the height of a landform above sea level
24 terms
SOCIAL STUDIES
Mayflower Compact
Jamestown
John Smith
John Rolfe
An agreement drafted by the male passengers of the Mayflower…
First permanent English colony in the new world, settled in 1…
Explorer and leader of Jamestown that instituted a "no work n…
Jamestown colonist that introduced tobacco and married Pocaho…
Mayflower Compact
An agreement drafted by the male passengers of the Mayflower…
Jamestown
First permanent English colony in the new world, settled in 1…
6 terms
Social studies
St. Augustine
New Mexico
Texas & Arizona
California coast
Built in 1565. Founded: to prevent France from invading the S…
Founded by Juan De Oñate. Founded because he wanted to find G…
Father Eusebio Francisco Kuno founded Texas spread Catholicis…
Founded in 1769 by Junípero Serra. Founded San Diego, San Fra…
St. Augustine
Built in 1565. Founded: to prevent France from invading the S…
New Mexico
Founded by Juan De Oñate. Founded because he wanted to find G…
12 terms
Social studies
canyon
gorge
aqueduct
mission
canyon
gorge
13 terms
Social Studies
first European to arrive in Canada cam…
year that American women were given th…
ruled the area around the St. Lawrence…
US government
Scandinavia
1920
France
Representative Democracy
first European to arrive in Canada cam…
Scandinavia
year that American women were given th…
1920
Social Studies
Artisan
Astronomer
Cataract
Dynasty
A worker skilled in a craft
person who studies stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies…
Large waterfall or steep rapids
A series of rulers from the same family
Artisan
A worker skilled in a craft
Astronomer
person who studies stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies…
Social Studies
Caravan
Cuneiform
Empire
Exile
A group of traders traveling together
Groups of wedges and lines used to write several languages of…
Many territories and peoples controlled by one government
To force someone to live in another country
Caravan
A group of traders traveling together
Cuneiform
Groups of wedges and lines used to write several languages of…
Social Studies
Archaeologist
Civilization
Hominid
History
A scientist who examines objects to learn about the human past.
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
a modern human or a member of an earlier group that may have…
Written and other recorded events of people
Archaeologist
A scientist who examines objects to learn about the human past.
Civilization
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
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.
12 terms
Social studies
Place
HEI
Location
Regions
Characteristics that describe a location.
How people impact the environment or how the environment impa…
Where something is
Multiple common characteristics.
Place
Characteristics that describe a location.
HEI
How people impact the environment or how the environment impa…
11 terms
Social Studies
Ontario
Quebec
New Brunswick
Manitoba
Ontario
Quebec
8 terms
Social studies
Autocratic
Confederation
Federal
Oligarchic
A goverment with one ruler with unlimited power
Volentary agreement where separate country's work together
Evenly divded power in country's
A goverment that is ruled by a few
Autocratic
A goverment with one ruler with unlimited power
Confederation
Volentary agreement where separate country's work together
social studies
expansion
mountain man
siege
annex
extending of a nation beyond its existing borders
fur trapper of the Northwest
military blockade or bombardment of an enemy town or position…
to add or take over
expansion
extending of a nation beyond its existing borders
mountain man
fur trapper of the Northwest
12 terms
social studies
Charles Cornwallis
Territory
Profiteering
Mary Ludwig Hayes McCauley
British general who surrendered at the battle of Yorktown.
Land that belongs to a nation but is not a state and is not r…
Charging an extra high price for a good or service
Woman who earned the name Molly Pitcher because she carried w…
Charles Cornwallis
British general who surrendered at the battle of Yorktown.
Territory
Land that belongs to a nation but is not a state and is not r…
Social Studies
cloture
gerrymandering
quorum
filabuster
A limit on the debate of a bill in the Senate.
The process of drawing congressional district lines to favor…
The minimum number of members of an assembly or society that…
A method of delaying action on a bill in the Senate by making…
cloture
A limit on the debate of a bill in the Senate.
gerrymandering
The process of drawing congressional district lines to favor…
social studies
Piankhi
trade network
merchants
exports
Kushite king who conquered all of Egypt
A system of people in different lands who trade goods back an…
Traders
Goods and Services sold to other countries
Piankhi
Kushite king who conquered all of Egypt
trade network
A system of people in different lands who trade goods back an…
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