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Social studies vocabulary 8
Proclamation
Rebellion
Compete
Nations
An official public statement
A fight or struggle against people in control
To try to win by defeating others
A group of people with the same customs and language also cal…
Proclamation
An official public statement
Rebellion
A fight or struggle against people in control
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Grade 8 Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Andrew Carnegie
Jane Adams
(1847-1931) a US inventor who made over 1300 electrical inven…
(1847-1922) a scientist and inventor who is best known for in…
(1835-1919) a US businessman and philanthropist, who started…
founded the world famous social settlement Hull-House on Chic…
Thomas Edison
(1847-1931) a US inventor who made over 1300 electrical inven…
Alexander Graham Bell
(1847-1922) a scientist and inventor who is best known for in…
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Chapter 8 Vocabulary - Social Studies
myth
ritual
oracle
oral tradition
a traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of…
words or actions that are part of a religious ceremony
a sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god o…
the custom of passing along stories by speech; from generatio…
myth
a traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of…
ritual
words or actions that are part of a religious ceremony
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Social Studies 8 VOCABULARY
amendment
Bill of Rights
cabinet
capital
Change to a formal document
First 10 amendments to the constitution, that outline the bas…
Special group of advisors to the President of the U.S.
Money for investment
amendment
Change to a formal document
Bill of Rights
First 10 amendments to the constitution, that outline the bas…
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Social Studies Unit 8 Vocabulary
immigrant
overland
terrain
pioneer
a person who comes to a country from another country
a route across land
the physical characteristics of an area of land
an early settler of a region
immigrant
a person who comes to a country from another country
overland
a route across land
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Social Studies Ch. 8 Vocabulary Preview
Townshend Acts
tariff
Stamp Act
repeal
laws calling for a tax on imported goods
a tax on imported goods
law that placed a tax on printed materials in the colonies
to cancel
Townshend Acts
laws calling for a tax on imported goods
tariff
a tax on imported goods
Social Studies Vocabulary 1, List 8
Profit
Technology
Navigation
Astrolabe
The money that is left after you subtract the costs of runnin…
The use of knowledge, skills, and tools
The science of determining a ship's location and direction
An early scientific tool used to determine how far North or S…
Profit
The money that is left after you subtract the costs of runnin…
Technology
The use of knowledge, skills, and tools
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Social Studies Ch.8 Vocabulary
corporation
competition
monopoly
labor union
A business owned by stockholders who share in its profits but…
In Economics, the businesses that provide a good or service t…
A company that controls all production and sales of a particu…
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
corporation
A business owned by stockholders who share in its profits but…
competition
In Economics, the businesses that provide a good or service t…
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Social Studies Vocabulary through week 8
cartography
equator
geography
hemisphere
the production of maps
the parallel that is designated zero degree (0°) latitude, fr…
the study of the Earth and Earth's surface, including such el…
one-half of the globe or Earth
cartography
the production of maps
equator
the parallel that is designated zero degree (0°) latitude, fr…
Vocabulary 8 social studies
Federalism
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Electoral Collage
A form of goverment in which power is divided between the fed…
The lawmaking branch of government
The branch of government that executes or carries out the law…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
Federalism
A form of goverment in which power is divided between the fed…
Legislative Branch
The lawmaking branch of government
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Vocabulary Social Studies 8
Revenue
Writs of Assistance
Cede
Boycott
Incoming money from taxes or other resources.
Court document allowing customs officers to enter any locatio…
To transfer of some thing
To refuse to buy items in order to protest or to force accept…
Revenue
Incoming money from taxes or other resources.
Writs of Assistance
Court document allowing customs officers to enter any locatio…
Social studies vocabulary 8
Federalism
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Electoral college
A form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
The lawmaking branch of government
The branch of government that executes or carries out the law…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
Federalism
A form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
Legislative branch
The lawmaking branch of government
Social Studies 8 vocabulary
Stamp Act
Sugar Act
Townsend Acts
Declaration of Independence
An attempt to raise money to pay for the French and Indian wa…
Placing a tax on sugar and molasses imported from the West In…
Of 1767, which placed import taxes on tea, paper,glass, and c…
July 4, 1776, over a year after the battles of Lexington and…
Stamp Act
An attempt to raise money to pay for the French and Indian wa…
Sugar Act
Placing a tax on sugar and molasses imported from the West In…
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Social studies vocabulary 8
Federalism
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Electoral College
A form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
The lawmaking branch of government
Branch of government that executes or carries out the law & t…
Group of people named by each state legislature to select the…
Federalism
A form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
Legislative Branch
The lawmaking branch of government
Vocabulary 8 Social Studies
Federalism
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Electoral College
Sharing power between federal and state governments
Lawmaking branch of government
Executes and carries out the law
Electors chosen to vote for president and Vice President
Federalism
Sharing power between federal and state governments
Legislative Branch
Lawmaking branch of government
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Social Studies Vocabulary #8
Nationalism
Militarism
Mobilize
Kaiser
Devotion to the interests of one's own country; pride in one'…
Glorification of the military.
Prepare and organize (troops) for active service.
Title of the German emperor.
Nationalism
Devotion to the interests of one's own country; pride in one'…
Militarism
Glorification of the military.
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Social Studies Vocabulary 8
sanction
industrialization
river valley civilizations
Marco Polo
name for a category of trade barriers that a country may impo…
the process in which a society or country grows itself from a…
the earliest complex societies that were centered around the…
was the 13th century explorer from Venice (Italy) who travele…
sanction
name for a category of trade barriers that a country may impo…
industrialization
the process in which a society or country grows itself from a…
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Social Studies 4-8:Economics
Free Enterprise System
Command Economy
Socialist System
Capital
America's economic system; private or corporate ownership of…
Economic decisions are made by the central government. Govern…
Government owns most basic industries, decides how much to pa…
Money used to expand a business
Free Enterprise System
America's economic system; private or corporate ownership of…
Command Economy
Economic decisions are made by the central government. Govern…
Social Studies 8 Vocabulary
Boycott
Economy
Alliance
Treaty
To refuse to buy one or more goods from a certain source. An…
The way a society organizes the manufacture and exchange of t…
A nation that joins another nation in some common effort such…
A formal agreement between two nations
Boycott
To refuse to buy one or more goods from a certain source. An…
Economy
The way a society organizes the manufacture and exchange of t…
25 terms
Vocabulary 8 Social Studies
Abolition (Abolitionists)
States' Rights
Secession
Freedmen
the movement to do away with slavery
the belief that the states' interests should take precedence…
the act of pulling out of the union
Former slaves
Abolition (Abolitionists)
the movement to do away with slavery
States' Rights
the belief that the states' interests should take precedence…
Social studies vocabulary 8
Articles of confederation
Townships
Northwest territory
Land ordinance of 1785
The intended plan of government for the United states
6 mile squares
Ohio valley
On of the great accomplishments of the articles of confederat…
Articles of confederation
The intended plan of government for the United states
Townships
6 mile squares
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8 Lenses of Social Studies
Geography
History
Economics
Citizenship
is the scientific study of the physical Earth. These physical…
A chronological narrative or record of events, as in the life…
Economics is a social science that that studies how resources…
An individual's relationship to his/her country. The country…
Geography
is the scientific study of the physical Earth. These physical…
History
A chronological narrative or record of events, as in the life…
Social Studies 8 Vocabulary
Monopoly
Assembly line
Sweatshop
Patent
The complete control of an industry by one company or person
The system in which each worker does a different job in putti…
Workplace where people labor long hours in poor conditions fo…
...
Monopoly
The complete control of an industry by one company or person
Assembly line
The system in which each worker does a different job in putti…
Social Studies Vocabulary 8
Settlement
Reunion
Empire
Powhatan
A village built by people from another area
A meeting of people after they have been apart
A large holding of land and power
The chief and/or group of American Indians that lived near Ja…
Settlement
A village built by people from another area
Reunion
A meeting of people after they have been apart
25 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary 8
Jute
Green Revolution
Information Technology
Dialect
Rough fiber made from the stems of a tropical plant, used for…
A large increase in crop production in developing countries a…
The use of computers and telecommunications equipment to stor…
A particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specifi…
Jute
Rough fiber made from the stems of a tropical plant, used for…
Green Revolution
A large increase in crop production in developing countries a…
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Social Studies Vocabulary 8
Plantation
Cotton Gin
Tenements
Immigrant
A large farm on which crops are grown for sale and on which t…
Machine used to remove seeds from cotton quickly
Poorly built, overcrowded housing often used for immigrants a…
A person who moves to live permanently in another country
Plantation
A large farm on which crops are grown for sale and on which t…
Cotton Gin
Machine used to remove seeds from cotton quickly
Vocabulary 8 social studies
Civil Engagement
Reform
Democracy
Impressment
to be actively involved in creating change within the community
to improve; make better
type of government that is ruled by the people voting;the mor…
force someone to serve in the military
Civil Engagement
to be actively involved in creating change within the community
Reform
to improve; make better
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Social Studies Vocabulary 8
sanction
industrialization
river valley civilizations
Marco Polo
name for a category of trade barriers that a country may impo…
the process in which a society or country grows itself from a…
the earliest complex societies that were centered around the…
was the 13th century explorer from Venice (Italy) who travele…
sanction
name for a category of trade barriers that a country may impo…
industrialization
the process in which a society or country grows itself from a…
Social Studies Vocabulary 8
Civic engagement
Reform
Democracy
Impressment
to be actively involved in creating change within the community
to improve; make better
type of government that is ruled by the people voting; the mo…
force someone to serve in the military
Civic engagement
to be actively involved in creating change within the community
Reform
to improve; make better
20 terms
Vocabulary 8 social studies
Inaugurate
Federal judiciary act
Cabinet
Tariff
To swear in or induct into office in a formal ceremony
It helped create a court system and gave the supreme court me…
A group of department heads who serve as the presidents chief…
A tax on imported goods
Inaugurate
To swear in or induct into office in a formal ceremony
Federal judiciary act
It helped create a court system and gave the supreme court me…
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Social studies8 (vocabulary)
Abacus
Acropolis
Agora
Amphitheater
A wooden frame with movable beads
A hill that over looked the city
A busy market in the center of Athens
A huge outdoor theater
Abacus
A wooden frame with movable beads
Acropolis
A hill that over looked the city
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Social Studies~Vocabulary 8
Articles of Confederation
Ratify
Compromise
Republic
first written constitution of America-adopted 1781 and replac…
formally approve a plan or agreement
an agreement in which both sides in a dispute agree to give u…
a country governed by elected representatives
Articles of Confederation
first written constitution of America-adopted 1781 and replac…
Ratify
formally approve a plan or agreement
Social Studies Vocabulary #8
Civic Engagement
Reform
Democracy
Impressment
To be actively involved in creating change in the community
To improve; Make better
Type of government that is ruled by the people by voting; The…
Force someone to serve in the military
Civic Engagement
To be actively involved in creating change in the community
Reform
To improve; Make better
Social Studies - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
prairie
drought
migration
entreprenuer
an area of flat or rolling land filled with grasses and wildf…
a long period of little or no rain
the movement of people from one place to another
people who start a new business
prairie
an area of flat or rolling land filled with grasses and wildf…
drought
a long period of little or no rain
Social Studies Ch.8 Vocabulary
Polis
Classical
Acropolis
Democracy
Or the Greek word for a City-State.
Is one that is marked by great achievements .
A High Hill.
A type of Goverment in which people rule over themselves.
Polis
Or the Greek word for a City-State.
Classical
Is one that is marked by great achievements .
Social Studies, Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Parliment
Stamp Act
repeal
Sons of Liberty
Britain's law-making assembly
a law passed by Parliment that taxed printed materials in col…
cancel
Patriots who oppose British before Revolutionary War
Parliment
Britain's law-making assembly
Stamp Act
a law passed by Parliment that taxed printed materials in col…
22 terms
UIL Social Studies 7/8
3 branches of government
What does the Legislative Branch do?
What does the Executive Branch do?
What does the Judicial Branch do?
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
Creates laws. Is made of the Senate & House of Representative…
Enforces the laws passed by Congress.... President, Governor.
Interprets (explains) the laws.... Supreme Court
3 branches of government
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
What does the Legislative Branch do?
Creates laws. Is made of the Senate & House of Representative…
21 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Enlightenment
reason
secularism
individualism
an era of new ideas from the mid-1600s through the 1700s
logical thinking
playing down the importance of religion
a belief in the political and economic independence of indivi…
Enlightenment
an era of new ideas from the mid-1600s through the 1700s
reason
logical thinking
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Social Studies 8-Immigration Vocabulary
Immigrant
Emigrate
Steerage
Tenement
a person who leaves one country to settle in another
leave a country to live somewhere else
the cheapest passage on a boat; located in the lowest part of…
building where several families live in one room
Immigrant
a person who leaves one country to settle in another
Emigrate
leave a country to live somewhere else
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Social Studies Vocabulary: Week 8
Mercenary
Recruit
Transfer
Previous
Def.- Hired soldier... Ex.- Being a mercenary is considered you…
Def.- To enlist soldiers in the army... Ex.- The government rec…
Def.- Move, remove, relocate... Ex.- Ships transfers supplies f…
Def.- Happening or existing before something or someone else…
Mercenary
Def.- Hired soldier... Ex.- Being a mercenary is considered you…
Recruit
Def.- To enlist soldiers in the army... Ex.- The government rec…
10 terms
Chapter 8 Vocabulary Social Studies
pharaoh
pyramid
Khufu
Senusret I
Leader of Egyptians.
A big triangle shaped monument in ancient Egypt built around…
Ruler during the old kingdom from about 2551-2528 B.C.E and i…
Ruler during the middle kingdom from about 1971-1926 B.C.E an…
pharaoh
Leader of Egyptians.
pyramid
A big triangle shaped monument in ancient Egypt built around…
11 terms
Chapter 8 social studies Vocabulary
Popular sovereignty
Limited goverment
Enumerated power
Reserved power
The authority of the people.
The power's of government are strictly defined.
Power specifically given Congress in the constitution.
Power belonging only to one state.
Popular sovereignty
The authority of the people.
Limited goverment
The power's of government are strictly defined.
8-2 Social Studies Vocabulary
French and Indian War
Mercantilism
Salutary Neglect
Cherokee War
the war between the English and the French with Indians helpi…
mother country controls trade... raw materials to resources... expo…
not enforcing rules
South Carolina Cherokee revolt
French and Indian War
the war between the English and the French with Indians helpi…
Mercantilism
mother country controls trade... raw materials to resources... expo…
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Savanna
Sahara
Mount Kilimanjaro
Sundiata
a short grassy plain
the largest desert in the world
the highest mountain in Africa
King of Mali who established a long-lived system of governmen…
Savanna
a short grassy plain
Sahara
the largest desert in the world
8 terms
social studies 1.8 vocabulary
accountable
bias
contemporary
domestic
responsible
personal preferences
current
within the country
accountable
responsible
bias
personal preferences
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Social Studies 8.1 Vocabulary
popular sovereignty
limited government
enumerated power
reserved power
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
power specifically given Congress in the Constitution
power belonging only to the states
popular sovereignty
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
limited government
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
12 terms
Social Studies chapter 8 vocabulary
Pinckney's treaty
Abolition
Treaty of San lldefonso
Louisiana purchase
A treaty negotiated by American representative Thomas Pickney…
The act of officially ending something
A secret agreement between France and the Spanish king, first…
A secret agreement between France and the Spanish king, first…
Pinckney's treaty
A treaty negotiated by American representative Thomas Pickney…
Abolition
The act of officially ending something
28 terms
Social Studies Chaperter 8 vocabulary
Republic
Consul
Dictator
Senate
A form of a goverment in witch the citizens elect representiv…
One of two chief officials who held office in the ancient rom…
A ruler with absolute authority
A council of representatives
Republic
A form of a goverment in witch the citizens elect representiv…
Consul
One of two chief officials who held office in the ancient rom…
Chapter 8 Social Studies Vocabulary
anthem
ballad
boll
chinking
a song of praise to a country or cause.
a song that tells a story.
a rounded seed vessel or pod of a plant
dirt and mud used to fill gaps between logs in a log wall.
anthem
a song of praise to a country or cause.
ballad
a song that tells a story.
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Social Studies - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
traitor
surrender
mercenary
victory
someone who is not loyal
to give up
a soldier who is paid to fight for a foreign country
the defeat of an enemy
traitor
someone who is not loyal
surrender
to give up
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