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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…
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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…
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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…
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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
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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
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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…
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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…
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Social Studies
Pre-Civil War Immigrants to USA
Native Americans
Women's suffrage
Homo Sapiens
Northern and Western Europeans
U.S. government made promises in the form of many treaties wh…
The western U.S. was early in offering women's suffrage while…
Dates from 75,000 to 115,000 years old and are the species mo…
Pre-Civil War Immigrants to USA
Northern and Western Europeans
Native Americans
U.S. government made promises in the form of many treaties wh…
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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
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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
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Social studies
canyon
gorge
aqueduct
mission
canyon
gorge
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Grade 5 Social Studies
Lines of Latitutde
Lines of Longitude
Equator
Hemisphere
imaginary lines that run west and east across the earth. They…
imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth. Th…
an imaginary line that divides the earth into the northern an…
half of a sphere
Lines of Latitutde
imaginary lines that run west and east across the earth. They…
Lines of Longitude
imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth. Th…
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social studies unit 1
culture
cultural diffusion
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
a group of peoples' beliefs and customs
The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one peopl…
Birthplace of the Sumerian civilization among many others.
A geographical area of fertile land stretching to the Tigris…
culture
a group of peoples' beliefs and customs
cultural diffusion
The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one peopl…
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Social Studies Unit 1
Region
Landforms
Legends
Scales
An area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
Natural features of the earth's surface.
An explanatory list of symbols appearing on chart or map.
The relationship between the distances on a map, chart, or pl…
Region
An area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
Landforms
Natural features of the earth's surface.
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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 Key Terms
Supreme Court
Dissenting Opinion
Majority Opinion
Legislative
The highest federal court in the United States, consisting of…
An opinion filed by a judge who disagrees with the majority d…
In law, it is a judicial opinion agreed to by more than half…
Having the power to make laws; The branch of government havin…
Supreme Court
The highest federal court in the United States, consisting of…
Dissenting Opinion
An opinion filed by a judge who disagrees with the majority d…
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Social Studies Quiz 1
Latitude
longitude
regions
geography
Lines that measure the distance east and west from the equator
lines that measure north and south from the prime meridian
An area defined by its common features
The study of earth
Latitude
Lines that measure the distance east and west from the equator
longitude
lines that measure north and south from the prime meridian
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Social Studies Unit 2
relate geography and history
table
rows
columns
understand how the context of a physical, political or other…
a clear, well organized visual to present complex information
run across the table from left to right
run up and down the table from top to bottom
relate geography and history
understand how the context of a physical, political or other…
table
a clear, well organized visual to present complex information
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Chapter 5 Social Studies
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich, fertile farm land
a mixture if rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterways
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich, fertile farm land
silt
a mixture if rich soil and tiny rocks
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Social Studies - Chapter 1
Hemisphere
Equator
Prime Meridian
Continent
A half of Earth
An imaginary line that divides Earth into the Northern Hemisp…
An imaginary line that is often used to divide Earth into the…
One of the seven largest land areas on Earth
Hemisphere
A half of Earth
Equator
An imaginary line that divides Earth into the Northern Hemisp…
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Social Studies Chapter 1
geo
geography
cartography
cartographer
earth
Study of the earth's surface, or the study of place. Helps us…
the art of making maps
a mapmaker
geo
earth
geography
Study of the earth's surface, or the study of place. Helps us…
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Social Studies Unit 4
economics
cause
effect
compare
the study of the way in which goods and services are exchange…
to make happen
the result of a cause
to find similarities
economics
the study of the way in which goods and services are exchange…
cause
to make happen
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Social Studies Key Terms
Supreme Court
Dissenting Opinion
Majority Opinion
Legislative
The highest federal court in the United States, consisting of…
An opinion filed by a judge who disagrees with the majority d…
In law, it is a judicial opinion agreed to by more than half…
Having the power to make laws; The branch of government havin…
Supreme Court
The highest federal court in the United States, consisting of…
Dissenting Opinion
An opinion filed by a judge who disagrees with the majority d…
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Social Studies Unit 3
diagram
Constitution of the United States
summarize
compare
a graphic that shows the relationships that exist between pie…
The document which established the present federal government…
Tell in your own words what a passage is about including only…
Find likenesses
diagram
a graphic that shows the relationships that exist between pie…
Constitution of the United States
The document which established the present federal government…
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Social Studies
winding
tributaries
goddess
sacred
serpentine,... tortuous... tortuoso
the streams and smaller rivers that feed into a main river... af…
deity, diosa
Holy; having to do with religion, sagrado, santo
winding
serpentine,... tortuous... tortuoso
tributaries
the streams and smaller rivers that feed into a main river... af…
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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…
130 terms
Social Studies
Ghana empire
Mali empire
Songhai empire
Tenochtitlán
Ghana empire
Mali empire
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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
9 terms
Social Studies-Unit 1
region
geography
resources
environment
a large land area that has similar features
the surface features of a place
anything that meets people's needs
the land, water, and air in which people, animals, and plants…
region
a large land area that has similar features
geography
the surface features of a place
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Social Studies Unit 1
geography
globe
map
equator
The study of the physical features of the earth
a round model of the Earth
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
globe
a round model of the Earth
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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…
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
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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
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Social Studies
GOVERNMENT
IRRIGATION
RELIGEON
POLYTHEISM
GOVERNMENT
IRRIGATION
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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…
Social Studies
Asia
North America
South America
Europe
Asia
North America
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Social Studies "Now" words
airplane
bicycle
camera
car
airplane
bicycle
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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
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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…
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Social Studies Unit 1
GPS
latitude
equator
hemisphere
global positioning system, using satellites to determine exac…
the horizontal, east-west lines that determine how far north…
an imaginary line that circles the globe halfway between the…
two halves of the globe, north and south is divided by the eq…
GPS
global positioning system, using satellites to determine exac…
latitude
the horizontal, east-west lines that determine how far north…
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 -FINAL-
Archaeologist
Primary Source
Artifact
Nomads
A person who searches for artifacts about a previous civiliza…
This type of source is one that was written at the time of an…
This is anything left behind by humans
People who move from place to place in search of food
Archaeologist
A person who searches for artifacts about a previous civiliza…
Primary Source
This type of source is one that was written at the time of an…
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
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
19 terms
Social Studies Ch. 6
Jamestown
Plymouth
Roanoke
John Smith
The first permanent English settlement in North America, foun…
English colony in Massachusetts founded by the Pilgrims in 16…
Established in 1587. Called the Lost Colony. It was financed…
Helped found and govern Jamestown. His leadership and strict…
Jamestown
The first permanent English settlement in North America, foun…
Plymouth
English colony in Massachusetts founded by the Pilgrims in 16…
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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
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
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5th grade Social Studies
Colonias de Nueva Inglaterra
Middle Colonies
Southern Colonies
Proprietary colonies... New York, North C…
en gran medida las comunidades agrícolas y pesqueras... Colonia…
part agriculture, part industrial... New York, New Jersey, Penns…
mostly agriculture... Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina,South C…
meant to make money for the stockholder( person who owned the…
Colonias de Nueva Inglaterra
en gran medida las comunidades agrícolas y pesqueras... Colonia…
Middle Colonies
part agriculture, part industrial... New York, New Jersey, Penns…
9 terms
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
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