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18 terms
Social Studies - Transportation
Sacramento
Lincoln
Omaha
Union
The Central Pacific RR Company began laying tracks in this city
He passed the Railroad Act of 1862
The Union Pacific RR Co began laying tracks in this city
This RR company worked harder and faster on flat land
Sacramento
The Central Pacific RR Company began laying tracks in this city
Lincoln
He passed the Railroad Act of 1862
26 terms
Social Studies: Transportation
steamboats
ability to transport raw materials and…
waterways, roads, and railroads
people were moving west
boat that has steam engines; ushered in new age of river trav…
What did the growth of the Industrial Revolution depend on?
What were the main types of transportation that increased dur…
Why was increase in transportation important?
steamboats
boat that has steam engines; ushered in new age of river trav…
ability to transport raw materials and…
What did the growth of the Industrial Revolution depend on?
24 terms
Social studies 2 transportation
Matthias Baldwin
Central Pacific Railroad
Charles Crocker
Grenville Dodge
A machine shop owner from Pennsylvania who built "Old Ironsid…
Railroad company incorporated in 1861 to complete the transco…
One of the "Big Four" founders of the Central Pacific Railroa…
Chief engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad from 1866 to 18…
Matthias Baldwin
A machine shop owner from Pennsylvania who built "Old Ironsid…
Central Pacific Railroad
Railroad company incorporated in 1861 to complete the transco…
10 terms
Social Studies (citizen, transportation)
citizen
transportation
community
volunteer
a member of a community or a country
the moving of people and products from place to place
a place where different people live, work and have fun together
someone who does something by choice, without pay
citizen
a member of a community or a country
transportation
the moving of people and products from place to place
18 terms
Social studies vocab-transportation
Globalization
Free enterprise system
Opportunity cost
Want
The process by which a business makes something or provides s…
A system in which businesses have the right to produce any go…
What is given up when one thing is chosen over another
Something that a person would like to have but can live without
Globalization
The process by which a business makes something or provides s…
Free enterprise system
A system in which businesses have the right to produce any go…
19 terms
Transportation social studies quiz
three benefits of having a city on a r…
The major drawback of a city on a rive…
Why is River travel better than travel…
Before steamboats what was the biggest…
Food and water, faster trade, and faster travel
floods that are prevented by flood walls and levees
Being able to avoid rough terrain
Can't go up river
three benefits of having a city on a r…
Food and water, faster trade, and faster travel
The major drawback of a city on a rive…
floods that are prevented by flood walls and levees
8 terms
Transportation in the Midwest (Social Studies)
A large boat with a flat bottom and sq…
The movement of one place to another.
A boat powered by a steam engine that…
A person who sets up a new business.
Flatboat
Migration
Steamboat
Entrepreneur
A large boat with a flat bottom and sq…
Flatboat
The movement of one place to another.
Migration
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Social Studies: Midwest - Transportation
barge
lock
canal
irrigation
flat-bottomed boat that carries goods through lakes & rivers
gated part of a canal used to raise & lower water levels
waterway dug across land for ships to travel through
process of bringing water to crops
barge
flat-bottomed boat that carries goods through lakes & rivers
lock
gated part of a canal used to raise & lower water levels
24 terms
social studies factories and transportation
when was the first efficient steam eng…
what was the purpose of the transconti…
who made the first steam locomotive, w…
what two items were in high demand whe…
james watt in 1769
it connected the entire country, east to west, by railroad
john stephenson made it in 1829, called the rocket
coal to fuel and iron to build tracks
when was the first efficient steam eng…
james watt in 1769
what was the purpose of the transconti…
it connected the entire country, east to west, by railroad
17 terms
Social Studies Chapter 7: Transportation and Communication
Californians communicated with the Eas…
John Butterfield founded a company tha…
The Big Four was a group of men that o…
Many Americans were involved in the Ci…
How did the Californians communicate with the East coast befo…
What was John Butterfield's contribution to California's grow…
Who were the Big Four?
Why was it difficult for companies to find workers for the tr…
Californians communicated with the Eas…
How did the Californians communicate with the East coast befo…
John Butterfield founded a company tha…
What was John Butterfield's contribution to California's grow…
8 terms
100% Curriculum Social Studies Primary (Water Transportation)
captain
compass
direction
dock
a person who is in charge of a ship
an instrument for showing direction; it has a magnetic needle…
the way you go to get to another place, or the way something…
a platform built along the shore or out into the water where…
captain
a person who is in charge of a ship
compass
an instrument for showing direction; it has a magnetic needle…
8 terms
Social Studies Map Elements, Transportation and More
N, S, E, W stands for
The four elements of a map are:
Shelter or housing from the past
transportation
North, South, East , West
Compass Rose, Map Key, Title, Map Scale
caves and brick houses
the way people move from place to place
N, S, E, W stands for
North, South, East , West
The four elements of a map are:
Compass Rose, Map Key, Title, Map Scale
9 terms
STAAR 8th Social Studies Inventions and Transportation - TEKS 27A, 27B, 27D
Erie Canal
Interchangeable parts
steamboat
Cotton gin
1823 NY transportation project that opened markets in the West
Eli Whitney innovation that allowed mass assembly line produc…
Robert Fulton invention that improved river transportation of…
Eli Whitney invention that could do the work of 50 men
Erie Canal
1823 NY transportation project that opened markets in the West
Interchangeable parts
Eli Whitney innovation that allowed mass assembly line produc…
5 terms
Social Studies Chapter 6 Water Transportation Concepts
Were brought by boat
Exported over the water
Were also brought by boat against thei…
Shipped over water
Indentured Servants
Raw Materials
Slaves
Tobacco
Were brought by boat
Indentured Servants
Exported over the water
Raw Materials
Social Studies Chapter 8 Lesson 3 Transportation in the Midwest
flatboat
migration
steamboat
entrepreneur
large rafts made of boards tied together
a movement of people from one place to another
a boat powered by a steam engine
people who start new businesses
flatboat
large rafts made of boards tied together
migration
a movement of people from one place to another
8 terms
Social Studies Quest 1.3 - Transportation
National road
Steam powered engines and clipper ships
Erie Canal
20,000 miles of railroad
North
North
North
North
National road
North
Steam powered engines and clipper ships
North
23 terms
The growth of cities, transportation, and industry (social studies)
What are the 3 benefits if having a ci…
What is a major drawback of a river
What has Paducah done to prevent flood…
Why would river travel be better than…
Transportation/trade, food, water
Flooding
A flood wall
Faster trade, clear path, less dangerous, carry more supplies
What are the 3 benefits if having a ci…
Transportation/trade, food, water
What is a major drawback of a river
Flooding
7 terms
Third Grade Social Studies: Week 12 "Ancient Transportation"
They hunted animals and gathered food.
Sumerians
Items someone owns
Invented the wheel
How did the nomads survive?
Who were the people who lived near the Euphrates River?
What does the word possessions mean?
How did the Sumerians change transportation around 3000 B.C.?
They hunted animals and gathered food.
How did the nomads survive?
Sumerians
Who were the people who lived near the Euphrates River?
8 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Lesson 3 "Transportation in the Midwest" Vocabulary
flatboat
migration
steamboat
entrepreneur
large rafts made of boards tied together
the movement of people from one place to another
a boat powered by a steam engine
a person who sets up a new business
flatboat
large rafts made of boards tied together
migration
the movement of people from one place to another
8 terms
7th grade Social Studies - Transportation, Industrial Revolution, Differences in the North and the South
Erie Canal
Industrial Revolution
Samuel Slatter
American South
A water canal that connected the New York cities of Albany an…
A period of rapid growth in the use of machines for manufactu…
first to start textile factory in America- was textile worker…
a historically rural region where most people were small farm…
Erie Canal
A water canal that connected the New York cities of Albany an…
Industrial Revolution
A period of rapid growth in the use of machines for manufactu…
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…
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…
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
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
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…
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…
526 terms
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…
13 terms
GA Studies: SS8G2 Transportation
imports
exports
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Georgia's four transportation systems
goods coming into the state or country, costs money
goods being sent out of the state or country, makes money for…
Airport in Atlanta considered the busiest in the world, headq…
Interstate highways, railroad tracks, Hartsfield-Jackson Inte…
imports
goods coming into the state or country, costs money
exports
goods being sent out of the state or country, makes money for…
12 terms
Social studies
canyon
gorge
aqueduct
mission
canyon
gorge
12 terms
Social Studies 5:4-1 Improvements in the Standard of Living, Transportation, and Entertainment
What was created on the first assembly…
How was the car assembly line helpful?
Who first manufactured cars on the ass…
What is mass production?
Cars
It allowed cars to be purchased at half the price of the othe…
Henry Ford
The ability to create large quantities of goods that are made…
What was created on the first assembly…
Cars
How was the car assembly line helpful?
It allowed cars to be purchased at half the price of the othe…
8 terms
Studies Weekly- Wk 20- Transportation
accomplishment
intuitive
absolute
modes
success in doing something... It was an accomplishment to finis…
insightful... It was intuitive of the teacher to give the stude…
without question... The decision of the general was absolute an…
different types... There are many different modes of transporta…
accomplishment
success in doing something... It was an accomplishment to finis…
intuitive
insightful... It was intuitive of the teacher to give the stude…
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
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
13 terms
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…
15 terms
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
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
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
54 terms
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…
11 terms
Social Studies
GOVERNMENT
IRRIGATION
RELIGEON
POLYTHEISM
GOVERNMENT
IRRIGATION
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…
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
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
20 terms
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
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
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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