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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
11 terms
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…
15 terms
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
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.
7 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1
community
law
citizen
population
a place where people live, work, and play together
a rule that tells people how to behave in a community
an official member of a community, state, or country
the number of people who live in an area
community
a place where people live, work, and play together
law
a rule that tells people how to behave in a community
9 terms
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…
27 terms
Social Studies Chapter 2
immigrant
culture
Bering Strait
Mississippi River
A person who comes to live in a new land.
A way of life followed by a group of people.
Narrow body of water in the north Pacific Ocean that separate…
Major river in the US that flows through the Midwest south fr…
immigrant
A person who comes to live in a new land.
culture
A way of life followed by a group of people.
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 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
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
15 terms
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
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…
28 terms
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
37 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1
Northeast region
Southeast region
Midwest region
Southwest region
Region in the United States that contains the country's oldes…
Region in the United States where the Appalachian Mountains g…
Region in the United States that has flat grassy plains and l…
Region in the United States that is very dry, with many deser…
Northeast region
Region in the United States that contains the country's oldes…
Southeast region
Region in the United States where the Appalachian Mountains g…
33 terms
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…
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 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
22 terms
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…
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…
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
6 terms
Social Studies set 1
geography
mouth
delta
Political map
Geography is the study of the land and how we use it.
The point where a stream/river meets a larger body of water.
A delta is a triangular area where a major river divides into…
This map shows what states vote democratic and which states v…
geography
Geography is the study of the land and how we use it.
mouth
The point where a stream/river meets a larger body of 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
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
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
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…
27 terms
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…
26 terms
6th grade social studies
mesopotamia
nomads
hunter-gathers
ancient china
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
people who wander from place to place
people who hunted and gathered... What humans did until they lea…
centered around Huang He River; large population; isolated... Ri…
mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
nomads
people who wander from place to place
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…
23 terms
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
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…
62 terms
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…
Social Studies - Maps Unit
rural
geography
continent
ocean
a place far from cities and has farmland
the study of the physical features of the Earth
a large body of land - North America, South America, Europe,…
a large body of salt water
rural
a place far from cities and has farmland
geography
the study of the physical features of the Earth
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
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