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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
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
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
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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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
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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…
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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
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
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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
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
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
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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
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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
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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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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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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
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?
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…
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
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…
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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
10 terms
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…
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Social Studies
latitude
longitude
equator
prime meridian
Distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
0 degrees latitude
0 degrees longitude
latitude
Distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees
longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
8 terms
Social Studies
Washington Monument
Statue of Liberty
American Flag
White House
New York City
...
Washington Monument
Statue of Liberty
New York City
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social studies
Amendment
constitution
Interest
Inauguration
a change to the constitution
a written plan for government
Money that people pay to borrow money
An official ceremony to make someone President
Amendment
a change to the constitution
constitution
a written plan for government
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Social Studies
Hominid
Ancestor
Tool
Paleolithic
An early ancestor of humans
A relative who lived in the past
A hand-held object that helps you complete tasks more easily
Oldest part of the stone age
Hominid
An early ancestor of humans
Ancestor
A relative who lived in the past
20 terms
Social Studies
Intermediate directions
Cardinal Directions
North of Texas
East of Texas
NE, SE, NW, SW
North South East West
Oklahoma
Louisiana
Intermediate directions
NE, SE, NW, SW
Cardinal Directions
North South East West
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
8 terms
Social Studies
Immigrant
Opportunity
Custom
Ethnic group
A person who moves into a country and lives there
Chance for something better to happen
A way of doing things
A group of people who have the same culture
Immigrant
A person who moves into a country and lives there
Opportunity
Chance for something better to happen
15 terms
Social Studies
fossil
paleoanthropologist
archaeologist
prehistory
the remains of once living things
a scientist who studies the ancestors of modern people
a scientist who locates and studies the things left behind by…
events that happened before the invention of writing
fossil
the remains of once living things
paleoanthropologist
a scientist who studies the ancestors of modern people
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Social Studies
hemisphere, (n.)
continental drift, (n.)
landform, (n.)
glacier, (n.)
one half of the Earth's surface.
the slow movement of continents.
a feature of Earth's surface, such as as mountain or valley.
a thick sheet of ice.
hemisphere, (n.)
one half of the Earth's surface.
continental drift, (n.)
the slow movement of continents.
Social Studies
revolution
government
federalism
branch
A big change, for example, to a new type of government.
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
part or section
revolution
A big change, for example, to a new type of government.
government
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
Social Studies
ballot
election
candidate
government
A list of candidates on which you cast your vote
Lincoln won the election because he won all of the Northern s…
someone who is applying for a job or running in an election
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
ballot
A list of candidates on which you cast your vote
election
Lincoln won the election because he won all of the Northern s…
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Social Studies
The Eight strands of Social Studies ar…
History
Artifacts
Culture
History, Culture, Economics, Government, Citizenship, Geograp…
It is the Study of the past using artifacts and records from…
They are human made objects such as clothing, pottery, and to…
The beliefs, customs, and daily routines of a group of people.
The Eight strands of Social Studies ar…
History, Culture, Economics, Government, Citizenship, Geograp…
History
It is the Study of the past using artifacts and records from…
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