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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
region
swamp
marsh
bayou
A large area with common features that set it apart from othe…
A wetland with many trees.
An area of low, wet land covered mostly with tall grasses.
A slow moving, marshy body of water.
region
A large area with common features that set it apart from othe…
swamp
A wetland with many trees.
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6 Social Studies Chapter 2.2 Vocabulary
fossil fuel
natural resource
nonrenewable resource
raw material
any one of several nonrenewable resources such as coal, oil,…
any useful material found in the environment
a resource that cannot be replaced once it is used; nonrenewa…
a material or resource that is still in its natural state bef…
fossil fuel
any one of several nonrenewable resources such as coal, oil,…
natural resource
any useful material found in the environment
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
marsh
swamp
desert
bayou
an area of wet, low-lying land covered with tall grasses
a type of wetland usually covered with many trees
a dry, often sandy area where there is little rainfall
a marshy, slow-moving stream
marsh
an area of wet, low-lying land covered with tall grasses
swamp
a type of wetland usually covered with many trees
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
monarch
divine right of kings
hierarchy
fief
A ruler, such as a king or a queen
The belief God gives kings the right to rule
A system of organizing people into ranks
Land granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange for loyalty an…
monarch
A ruler, such as a king or a queen
divine right of kings
The belief God gives kings the right to rule
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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.
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Social Studies-Chapter 2 Vocabulary
landforms
geography
climate
natural resources
the shape of the surface of the land
the study of the earth's natural resources and the way people…
a place's weather over a long period of time
something found in nature that people use
landforms
the shape of the surface of the land
geography
the study of the earth's natural resources and the way people…
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
agriculture
council
culture
native
farming
a group of people who make rules or laws
the way a group of people live.
born in a place
agriculture
farming
council
a group of people who make rules or laws
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Tribe
League
Iroquois Trail
Cultural Region
Group of families bound together under a single leadership.
Union of people or groups.
Trail that linked the lands of the Iroquois League, extended…
Area in which people with similar cultures live.
Tribe
Group of families bound together under a single leadership.
League
Union of people or groups.
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4 Social Studies Chapter 2.2 Vocabulary
checks and balances
constitution
democracy
executive branch
a system that gives each branch of government different power…
a plan of government
a form of government in which the people rule by making decis…
a branch of government whose main job is to see that laws pas…
checks and balances
a system that gives each branch of government different power…
constitution
a plan of government
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Social studies chapter 2 vocabulary
adapt
adobe
staple
division of labor
to adjust ways of living to land and resources
clay mixed with straw
a basic food like milk or bread
work that is divided so that each person does a small part of…
adapt
to adjust ways of living to land and resources
adobe
clay mixed with straw
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
continents
landform
mine
adobe
the largest land areas on Earth
the form or shape of part of Earth's surface
digging for materials, such as coal or iron
sun dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings i…
continents
the largest land areas on Earth
landform
the form or shape of part of Earth's surface
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
archaeologist
colony
legacy
revolt
a scientist who studies the way people lived in the past
a settlement ruled by another counrty
cultural ideas that have been passed down from an earlier time
to rise up against
archaeologist
a scientist who studies the way people lived in the past
colony
a settlement ruled by another counrty
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
latitude line
map scale
longitude line
coastal plain
a parallel (imaginary) line that runs east and west
a diagram that shows the relationship between distances on a…
a meridian that runs around the globe between North and South…
low, flat land that runs along a coast
latitude line
a parallel (imaginary) line that runs east and west
map scale
a diagram that shows the relationship between distances on a…
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Social Studies - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Represent
Republic
Citizen
Immigrant
To make decisions for others
A type of government in which leaders are elected
An official member of a country
A person who comes to live in a new land
Represent
To make decisions for others
Republic
A type of government in which leaders are elected
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Vocabulary - Social Studies - Chapter 2
Theory
Glacier
Migration
Agriculture
An explanation or belief about how things happen or will happen
A huge, thick sheet of slowly moving ice
A movement from one region to another
Farming, or growing plants
Theory
An explanation or belief about how things happen or will happen
Glacier
A huge, thick sheet of slowly moving ice
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
cardinal direction
canyon
tradition
symbol
one of the four main directions: north, south, east, and west
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
something that people do together year after year
an object that stands for something else (for example, the Li…
cardinal direction
one of the four main directions: north, south, east, and west
canyon
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
Social Studies Vocabulary Chapter 2
solar energy
rotation
latitude
tropics
energy from the sun
one complete spin of Earth on its axis; each rotation takes a…
the distance north or south of Earth's equator
regions close to the equator
solar energy
energy from the sun
rotation
one complete spin of Earth on its axis; each rotation takes a…
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
origin stories
pictograph
migration
environment
A tale that a group of people tells about where they came fro…
a picture that represents an important event or idea
The movement of people from one country/area of the world to…
The natural surroundings of a place, including land, water, a…
origin stories
A tale that a group of people tells about where they came fro…
pictograph
a picture that represents an important event or idea
Social Studies Chapter 2-Vocabulary
origin stories
migrants
adapt
migration routes
tales that a group of people tell about where they come from…
people who move (migrate) from one country or area of the wor…
to change ideas and ways of living to fit a new situation, su…
the path followed by a group of people when they move from on…
origin stories
tales that a group of people tell about where they come from…
migrants
people who move (migrate) from one country or area of the wor…
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Chapter 2 Social Studies Vocabulary
Boycott
Colony
Delegates
Independence
Refuse to buy things
An area in one country that is owned by another country
People we send to a meeting
Freedom
Boycott
Refuse to buy things
Colony
An area in one country that is owned by another country
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
scribe
city-states
polytheism
myths
a professional writer
a city with its own traditions and its own government and law…
a belief in many gods
a traditional story; in some cultures, a legend that explains…
scribe
a professional writer
city-states
a city with its own traditions and its own government and law…
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Merchant
Navigation
Astrolabe
Slave trade
people who buy and sell goods
The process sailors use to plan their course and find their l…
A navigation tool measures the height of the sun or a star ab…
the act of buying and selling humans as property
Merchant
people who buy and sell goods
Navigation
The process sailors use to plan their course and find their l…
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
artifact
civilization
empire
agriculture
an object made by human hands.
a group of people with a system of government, religion, and…
many nations ruled by one leader
planting and harvesting crops
artifact
an object made by human hands.
civilization
a group of people with a system of government, religion, and…
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Chapter 2 Social Studies Vocabulary
conservation
crops
desert
island
working to save... resources or... make them last... longer
food that has... been grown and... is now ready to... be gathered
dry lands... that get... little rain
a landform... with water... all around it
conservation
working to save... resources or... make them last... longer
crops
food that has... been grown and... is now ready to... be gathered
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Social Studies - Vocabulary - Chapter 2
rural community
suburban community
urban community
city
a community in the countryside where the towns are small and…
a community that is located near a large city
a community that is in a city
the largest population in an area
rural community
a community in the countryside where the towns are small and…
suburban community
a community that is located near a large city
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Vocabulary Chapter 2 Social Studies
Levee
Coastal Plain
Scale
Line of Longitude
A wall, typically made of dirt, built along a river to keep i…
Low, flat land that runs along a coast
A diagram that shows the relationship between distances on a…
An imaginary line that runs around the globe between the nort…
Levee
A wall, typically made of dirt, built along a river to keep i…
Coastal Plain
Low, flat land that runs along a coast
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
merchant
navigation
astrolabe
technology
a person who buys and sells goods
the process sailors use to plan their course and find their l…
an instrument used in navigation; uses the Suns and stars to…
the use of scientific knowledge and new ideas to create pract…
merchant
a person who buys and sells goods
navigation
the process sailors use to plan their course and find their l…
20 terms
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
immigrant
culture
government
republic
A person who comes to live in a new land
A way of life followed by a group of people
The laws that are followed and the people that run a country
A type of government in which people elect leaders to represe…
immigrant
A person who comes to live in a new land
culture
A way of life followed by a group of people
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Social Studies Chapter 2
hunter-gatherers
bands
nomad
migration
Early humans that hunted animals and gathered plants for food…
several groups of families that were hunter-gatherers
people that move from place to place
the act of moving from place to another usually to hunt
hunter-gatherers
Early humans that hunted animals and gathered plants for food…
bands
several groups of families that were hunter-gatherers
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary - Social Studies
needs
wants
resource
scarce
things we must have to live (food, clothing, & shelter)
things you would like to have but do not need to live
something we can use
there is not enough of something
needs
things we must have to live (food, clothing, & shelter)
wants
things you would like to have but do not need to live
Social Studies Chapter 2
civilizations
polytheism
society
empire
groups of people who have a complex and organized society wit…
the worship of many gods
An organized community with established rules and traditions…
a large territory, consisting of many different places all un…
civilizations
groups of people who have a complex and organized society wit…
polytheism
the worship of many gods
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Social Studies - Chapter 2
location
mountain range
continent
globe
the place where something is found
a large group of mountains
the largest land areas on Earth
a model of the planet Earth
location
the place where something is found
mountain range
a large group of mountains
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
glacier
migration
theory
archaeologists
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
A movement of people or animals from one region to another.
a possible explanation
Scientists who study the cultures of people who lived long ago
glacier
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
migration
A movement of people or animals from one region to another.
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
region
population
urban
harbor
an area with at least one feature that makes it different fro…
the number of people living in a place
city
a protected place with deep water that allows ships to come c…
region
an area with at least one feature that makes it different fro…
population
the number of people living in a place
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary Social Studies
hominid
Australopithecus Afarensis, Lucy
anthropologist
remains
early man
first early hominid which was biped
earliest group of hominids known to man
a dead body
hominid
early man
Australopithecus Afarensis, Lucy
first early hominid which was biped
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
tradition
amendment
artifact
immigrant
a custom or belief that is passed on from one generation to t…
a change to the Constitution of the United States
an object made by people, such as pottery
a person who moves to one country from another
tradition
a custom or belief that is passed on from one generation to t…
amendment
a change to the Constitution of the United States
19 terms
Chapter 2 social studies vocabulary
solar energy
rotation
revolution
latitude
energy from the sun
one complete spin of earth on its axis; each rotation takes a…
the 345 1/4 day trip Earth takes around the sun each year
the distance north or south of the Earths equator
solar energy
energy from the sun
rotation
one complete spin of earth on its axis; each rotation takes a…
10 terms
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
region
population
urban
harbor
an area with at least one feature that makes it different fro…
the number of people living in a place
a city, the largest kind of community
a protected place with deep water that allows ships to come c…
region
an area with at least one feature that makes it different fro…
population
the number of people living in a place
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Social Studies - Chapter 2
disruption
diminish
manoeuvre
sponsor
a disturbance that interrupts or causes confusion
decrease in size, extent, or range
to steer.
A person or group who provides resources and support for the…
disruption
a disturbance that interrupts or causes confusion
diminish
decrease in size, extent, or range
Chapter 2 Social Studies Vocabulary
region
transportation
urban
harbor
a large area with at least one feature that makes it differen…
the movement of people, goods, and ideas
having to do with a city
a protected place with deep water that allows ships to come c…
region
a large area with at least one feature that makes it differen…
transportation
the movement of people, goods, and ideas
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Pearson Chapter 2 Social Studies Vocabulary
merchant
navigation
astrolabe
technology
A person who makes money by selling goods
process sailors use to plan their course and find their locat…
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by…
Application of science to help people
merchant
A person who makes money by selling goods
navigation
process sailors use to plan their course and find their locat…
14 terms
Social Studies - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
tribe
league
cultural region
longhouse
group of families bound together under a single leadership
union of people or groups
areas in which people with similar cultures live
Iroquois building used for shelter
tribe
group of families bound together under a single leadership
league
union of people or groups
14 terms
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
tribe
league
cultural region
longhouse
group of families bound together under a single leadership
organization that people form which unites them for a particu…
area in which people with similar cultures live
Iroquois building used for shelter
tribe
group of families bound together under a single leadership
league
organization that people form which unites them for a particu…
12 terms
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
treaty
crown
strait
circumnavigate
a formal written agreement
the authority or government of a monarch
a narrow passage of water
to sail completely around
treaty
a formal written agreement
crown
the authority or government of a monarch
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Social Studies Chapter 2
civilization
theory
confederation
division of labor
a group of people with ways of life, religion and learning
an idea based on study and research
a loose group of government working together
work that is divided so that it is possible to produce more g…
civilization
a group of people with ways of life, religion and learning
theory
an idea based on study and research
18 terms
Chapter 2 social studies
Thematic map
vegetation map
physical features map
climate
A map that shows population density, vegetation zones, climat…
A map that shows where different things grow
shows landforms and bodies of water
pattern of weather for a long period of time
Thematic map
A map that shows population density, vegetation zones, climat…
vegetation map
A map that shows where different things grow
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Canal
Climate
Climate
Continent
waterway dug across land for transportation or irrigation
rain, snow, hail, seasons, months, sleet
weather pattern over time
large extensive landmass
Canal
waterway dug across land for transportation or irrigation
Climate
rain, snow, hail, seasons, months, sleet
18 terms
Social Studies - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
ceremony
staple
potlatch
surplus
an event at which people gather to express important beliefs
a main crop
a large feast that may last for several days
extra
ceremony
an event at which people gather to express important beliefs
staple
a main crop
Social Studies Chapter 2
Tributaries
Source
Mouth
Waterform
Smaller water forms that into larger waterforms
The beginning of a waterform
The place where a river empties into a larger body of water
Types of physical features that hold water or allow water to…
Tributaries
Smaller water forms that into larger waterforms
Source
The beginning of a waterform
43 terms
Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocabulary
solar system
orbit
satellite
axis
the sun and the objects that move about it, including planets…
the path an object makes around a central object, such as a p…
a body that orbits a larger body
an imaginary line that runs from the North Pole through the E…
solar system
the sun and the objects that move about it, including planets…
orbit
the path an object makes around a central object, such as a p…
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