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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
8 terms
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 - 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 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…
10 terms
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
13 terms
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 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…
10 terms
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
15 terms
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
11 terms
Social studies vocabulary 8
Articles of confederation
Ratify
Compromise
Republic
First written constitution of American-adopted in 1781 and re…
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 American-adopted in 1781 and re…
Ratify
Formally approve a plan or agreement
13 terms
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…
20 terms
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…
12 terms
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
15 terms
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
9 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
frontier
prairie
fertile
livestock
the beginning of unexplored land
a flat or gently rolling land that is covered with tall grass…
soil that is able to produce good crops
animals that are raised on farms, such as cattle, hogs, and c…
frontier
the beginning of unexplored land
prairie
a flat or gently rolling land that is covered with tall grass…
22 terms
Social Studies 8 Industrialization
Industrialization
Alexander Graham Bell
Andrew Carnegie
Assembly Line
The development of industries for the machine production of g…
He was an American inventor who was responsible for developin…
Scottish born immigrant, built a steel mill empire; US STEEL
In a factory, an arrangement where a product is moved from wo…
Industrialization
The development of industries for the machine production of g…
Alexander Graham Bell
He was an American inventor who was responsible for developin…
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
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.
10 terms
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 Vocabulary Chapter 8
Slave Trade
Dilemma
Middle Passage
Triangular Trade
The exchange of captured people for goods.
A situation in which a person is forced to make a decision ev…
The voyage of slave ships across the Atlantic Ocean, from Wes…
The exchange of slaves and goods among Europe, the Americas,…
Slave Trade
The exchange of captured people for goods.
Dilemma
A situation in which a person is forced to make a decision ev…
23 terms
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…
10 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
persecution
vaquero
entrepreneur
Industrial Revolution
poor treatment because of one's beliefs
a Mexican cowboy
someone who takes risks to start a business
the period when there was a shift from making goods by hand t…
persecution
poor treatment because of one's beliefs
vaquero
a Mexican cowboy
18 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Stamp Act
repeal
Battle of Bunker Hill
Tea Act
Passed in 1765; it was a law that taxed printed goods, includ…
to cancel
important revolutionary battle that took place on Breed's Hill
law that allowed only one company to sell tea to the colonists
Stamp Act
Passed in 1765; it was a law that taxed printed goods, includ…
repeal
to cancel
16 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
oracle bone
pictograph
dynastic circle
Mandate of Heaven
A bone or shell used in Shang Dynasty religious rituals.
A picture or drawing that represents a word or an idea.
The pattern of the rise and fall of dynasties.
Ancient Chinese belief that a ruler had the gods' approval.
oracle bone
A bone or shell used in Shang Dynasty religious rituals.
pictograph
A picture or drawing that represents a word or an idea.
29 terms
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…
15 terms
Vocabulary List 8 - Social Studies
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
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…
8 terms
social studies 1.8 vocabulary
accountable
bias
contemporary
domestic
responsible
personal preferences
current
within the country
accountable
responsible
bias
personal preferences
10 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
pharaoh
pyramid
Khufu
Senusret I
ancient Egypt's four leaders
a big triangular monument located in ancient Egypt built arou…
a pharaoh that ruled during the Old Kingdom period
a pharaoh that ruled during the Middle Kingdom period
pharaoh
ancient Egypt's four leaders
pyramid
a big triangular monument located in ancient Egypt built arou…
21 terms
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.
17 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Movement
Pacifist
Treaty
Regiment
an effort by many people
a believer in a peaceful settlement of differences
an agreement between countries
a troop of soldiers
Movement
an effort by many people
Pacifist
a believer in a peaceful settlement of differences
13 terms
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
18 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
anthem
capitol
compromise
Congress
a patriotic song
a government building in a capital city where lawmakers meet
when each person gives up some of what he or she wants in ord…
the legislative branch of the national government
anthem
a patriotic song
capitol
a government building in a capital city where lawmakers meet
19 terms
Social Studies Ch. 8 vocabulary
polis
citizen
acropolis
politics
a Greek city-state
a legal member of a country or city state
"high city" in Greek: the upper part of an ancient Greek city…
the art and practice of government
polis
a Greek city-state
citizen
a legal member of a country or city state
29 terms
Chapter 8 Social Studies Vocabulary
authority
government service
legislative
executive
The right given to leaders to give orders, make decisions, an…
The work that the government does for everyone in its area.
Having to do with the branch of government that makes laws.
Having to do with the branch of government that sees that law…
authority
The right given to leaders to give orders, make decisions, an…
government service
The work that the government does for everyone in its area.
12 terms
Social Studies Ch 8 Vocabulary
prairie
tornado
drought
self-sufficient
An area of flat or rolling land covered mostly with wildflowe…
A funnel-shaped, spinning windstorm.
A long time with little or no rain
Able to do everything for oneself, with no help from other pe…
prairie
An area of flat or rolling land covered mostly with wildflowe…
tornado
A funnel-shaped, spinning windstorm.
20 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 vocabulary
Boston Massacre
repeal
Stamp Act
Parliament
event in 1770 in Boston in which British soldiers killed five…
to cancel
A law passed by the British Parliament in 1765 requiring colo…
Britain's law-making assembly
Boston Massacre
event in 1770 in Boston in which British soldiers killed five…
repeal
to cancel
13 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
independence
declaration
rights
treason
freedom from being ruled by someone else
a statement that declares or announces an idea
freedoms that are protected by a government's laws
the crime of fighting against one's own government
independence
freedom from being ruled by someone else
declaration
a statement that declares or announces an idea
13 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary Ch. 8
Victory
Inflation
Independence
Treason
The defeat of an enemy.
A rise in the price of goods.
Freedom from being ruled by someone else.
The crime of fighting against one's own government.
Victory
The defeat of an enemy.
Inflation
A rise in the price of goods.
25 terms
Gr. 8 - Social Studies: Vocabulary
transcontinental railroad
reservation
monopoly
mass production
railroads that connect he US coast to coast
land the US government forced Native Americans to live on
a company big enough to control the industry; only 1 company…
to make a lot of profit
transcontinental railroad
railroads that connect he US coast to coast
reservation
land the US government forced Native Americans to live on
15 terms
Social Studies 8 Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Humanist
Classical
Colosseum
Aqueduct
pertaining to humanism: a system of thought that centres on h…
the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome.
a large building where spectator events are held.
a means of conducting water from one place to another.
Humanist
pertaining to humanism: a system of thought that centres on h…
Classical
the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome.
16 terms
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
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…
18 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Anne Hutchinson
Thomas Hooker
Metacomet
Tomochichi
believed people should pray directly to God rather than depen…
believed each church should be independent and choose its own…
Wampanoag leader whom the English called King Philip- He was…
chief of the Yamacraw who met with James Oglethorpe to sign a…
Anne Hutchinson
believed people should pray directly to God rather than depen…
Thomas Hooker
believed each church should be independent and choose its own…
8 terms
Vocabulary Social Studies 12/8
Waterway
Navigable
Canal
Industrial Revolution
A body of water that boats can use.
Deep and wide enough for ships to use.
A waterway dug across land.
A period in which new sources of power were used to replace m…
Waterway
A body of water that boats can use.
Navigable
Deep and wide enough for ships to use.
24 terms
Vocabulary 8.31 (social studies)
popular sovereignty
republican government
limited government
federalism
authority of the people
people rule through elected representatives
powers of government are strictly defined
state government and single federal government share power
popular sovereignty
authority of the people
republican government
people rule through elected representatives
19 terms
Ch 8 social studies vocabulary
Circuit
Jurisdiction
Exclusive jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
The area of jurisdiction of federal court of appeals
A courts authority to hear and decide
Authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases ( s…
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
Circuit
The area of jurisdiction of federal court of appeals
Jurisdiction
A courts authority to hear and decide
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