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10 terms
Social Studies Vocbulary
joint stock company
headright system
House of Burgessess
mayflower compact
a company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.
It was used as a way to attract new settlers to the region an…
the lower house of the colonial Virginia legislature.
the first governing document of Plymouth Colony.
joint stock company
a company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.
headright system
It was used as a way to attract new settlers to the region an…
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social studies vocbulary
geography
climate
biome
equator
the study of the worlds people places and environments
the usual predictable pattern of weather in an area over a lo…
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occu…
zero degree line of latitude dividing the earth into northern…
geography
the study of the worlds people places and environments
climate
the usual predictable pattern of weather in an area over a lo…
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Social Studies Vocbulary
Absolute Location
Adapt
Agriculture
Bc Ad Bce ce
A place fixed on earth described
Get used to something
Ways to farm
Orders on the timeline
Absolute Location
A place fixed on earth described
Adapt
Get used to something
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Social Studies Vocbulary
Albany Plan of Union
French and Indian War
Royal Proclamation Of 1763
custom dutys
plan proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 that aimed to unit…
(1754-1763) War fought in the colonies between the English an…
An order issued by King George which closed the region west o…
Taxes on imports and exports
Albany Plan of Union
plan proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 that aimed to unit…
French and Indian War
(1754-1763) War fought in the colonies between the English an…
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Social Studies Vocbulary
Monotheism
Polytheism
Prophets
Tribe
Belief in only one God
Belief in more than one God
Messenger sent by God to share God's Word with the people
A social group made up of families or class
Monotheism
Belief in only one God
Polytheism
Belief in more than one God
24 terms
Vocbulary quiz social studies
Humid subtropical
Highland
Semi arid
Humid continental
This climate region has long hot and humid summers and mild w…
This climate region gets colder in higher altitudes and expir…
The region not gets about 10-20 inches of rain a year, but st…
This area has very cold winters and extremely hot summers. Be…
Humid subtropical
This climate region has long hot and humid summers and mild w…
Highland
This climate region gets colder in higher altitudes and expir…
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Social Studies Vocbulary 1-17
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
The distance in degrees north and south of the Equator.
The distance in degrees east and west of the Prime Meridian.
The imainary line thts divides Earth into the northern and so…
The imaginary line tht divides the Earth into the eastern and…
Latitude
The distance in degrees north and south of the Equator.
Longitude
The distance in degrees east and west of the Prime Meridian.
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Social Studies Ancient Egypt Vocbulary
Agriculture
Afterlife
Cataract
Delta
farming
A life after death
a waterfall or groups of rocks that slow down the flow of water
flat, fan-shaped area of fertile land made of silt at the mou…
Agriculture
farming
Afterlife
A life after death
11 terms
Social Studies Chapter 5 Vocbulary
shrine
capitalism
entrepernuer
civil war
a holy place
an economic system in which businesses are privately owned
a person who develops original ideas in order to start new bu…
a war between groups of people within the same nation
shrine
a holy place
capitalism
an economic system in which businesses are privately owned
social studies vocbulary words and definitions
Reigons
Landform
Capital
Coast
a large area in which places share similar features
a natural feature of Earth's surface
a city where a country's or state's central government is loc…
the land along an ocean
Reigons
a large area in which places share similar features
Landform
a natural feature of Earth's surface
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Social Studies Chapter 2 Vocbulary
Columbian Exchange
colony
slavery
missionaries
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and people across…
a new settlement or territory established and governed by a c…
the treatment of people as property. People who are denied fr…
a person who travels to a territory or community in order to…
Columbian Exchange
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and people across…
colony
a new settlement or territory established and governed by a c…
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Social Studies Chapter 5 Vocbulary
Loess
Dike
Extended Family
Confucius
yellow-brown soil
a protective wall that controls or holds back water
closely related family of several generations
a Chinese philosopher and teacher whose beliefs had a great i…
Loess
yellow-brown soil
Dike
a protective wall that controls or holds back water
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Social Studies Vocbulary Unit 4
Appalachian mountains
Assimilation
Beringia
Canadian Shield
A mountain range in eastern North America which creates a bar…
the process of adjusting to the customs and attitudes of a gr…
A large area of Russia, Alaska and Northern Canada where the…
a large area of exposed rock that forms the core of North Ame…
Appalachian mountains
A mountain range in eastern North America which creates a bar…
Assimilation
the process of adjusting to the customs and attitudes of a gr…
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Social Studies Quarter 4 Vocbulary
Fort Sumter
Border States
Winfield Scott
Cotton diplomacy
a federal outpost in Charleston, South Carolina, that was att…
Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri; slave states that…
American general, he served as a commander in the Mexican war…
confederate efforts to use the importance of southern cotton…
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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vocbulary social studies american revolution
mercenary
retreat
morale
alliance
soldier who is paid to fight for another country
move away from enemy
spirits of troops
a formal agreement of friendship between countries
mercenary
soldier who is paid to fight for another country
retreat
move away from enemy
11 terms
Social Studies 7.8. Vocbulary
Secession
Ironclad
Legitimate
Emancipation
any of a number of stout-bodied venomous snakes with coppery-…
a 19th Century warship with armor plating
right and correct
The freeing of someone slavery.
Secession
any of a number of stout-bodied venomous snakes with coppery-…
Ironclad
a 19th Century warship with armor plating
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Chapter 23 social studies Vocbulary 1-5
Nationalism
Ethnic group
Militarism
Alliance system
Intense loyalty to one's nation or group and promotion of its…
People who share a common language and tradiction
A buildup of military strength within a country
Defense agreements among nations
Nationalism
Intense loyalty to one's nation or group and promotion of its…
Ethnic group
People who share a common language and tradiction
42 terms
Social Study's Ghana, Mali, and Songhai Vocbulary
Arabs
Caravans
Clan
Currency
People from Saudi Arabia who traded with West Africa
A group of people and animals travelling together for safety
A group of families having one ancestor in common
A term used for trade; gold, salt, copper
Arabs
People from Saudi Arabia who traded with West Africa
Caravans
A group of people and animals travelling together for safety
30 terms
Georgia Studies Vocbulary
James Madison
Georgia Constitution 1777
Articles of Confederation
Philadelphia Convention
Author of the Virginia Plan. Often Called the "Father of the…
The Constitution of 1777. Georgia's first attempt at constitu…
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
The meeting of state delegates in 1787 in Philadelphia called…
James Madison
Author of the Virginia Plan. Often Called the "Father of the…
Georgia Constitution 1777
The Constitution of 1777. Georgia's first attempt at constitu…
33 terms
World Studies Vocbulary
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Aristocracy
Democracy
A government with a single person in power
Political power is given to the elite
The elite class, has special privileges
Government by the people
Monarchy
A government with a single person in power
Oligarchy
Political power is given to the elite
13 terms
Science study Vocbulary
Hydrosphere
Watershed
Estuary
Upwelling
all the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas…
an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to dif…
the tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the st…
a rising of seawater, magma, or other liquid.
Hydrosphere
all the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas…
Watershed
an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to dif…
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vocbulary list 3 study
allot
amass
audacious
comply
to assign or distribute in shares or portions (verb)... synonyms…
to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; t…
bold, adventurous, recklessly daring (adjective)... synonyms: en…
to yield (surrender) to a request or command (verb)... synonyms:…
allot
to assign or distribute in shares or portions (verb)... synonyms…
amass
to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; t…
siance vocbulary test study
anatomical features
classification
cold blooded
flowering plants
physical features that help an organism live
the progress of putting an organism in a group
animal that changes temp by its surroundings
flowering plants are plants that produce flower
anatomical features
physical features that help an organism live
classification
the progress of putting an organism in a group
19 terms
Global Studies Unit 1 Vocbulary
government
sovereignty
foreign policy
international cooperation
a power or authority which rules over a group of people
when those who occupy a region have a rule over themselves
the official way in which a nation deals with other nations
the interconnection of nations through carious means
government
a power or authority which rules over a group of people
sovereignty
when those who occupy a region have a rule over themselves
28 terms
Mississippi Studies: Chapter 15 Vocbulary
beat system
unit system
true value
assessed value
system under which each supervisor has complete control over…
a system under which the supervisors set policies and hire co…
how much property is actually worth
a percentage of the property's true value
beat system
system under which each supervisor has complete control over…
unit system
a system under which the supervisors set policies and hire co…
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Chapter 8 Study Guide Vocbulary
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Neville Chamberlain
Hideki Tojo
Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conque…
German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
Prime Minister of Great Britain, made Munich Agreement with H…
This general was premier of Japan during World War II while t…
Benito Mussolini
Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conque…
Adolf Hitler
German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
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Vocbulary Terms Outsiders study guide
Radiate
Resemblance
Traitor
spruced
emit energy
the state of being alike
a person who betrays a friend
to make a person or place smarter or tidier.
Radiate
emit energy
Resemblance
the state of being alike
20 terms
SAT Vocbulary Study 2-2
ameliorate
bombastic
drivel
exhort
(v) to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfac…
(adj) high-sounding; high-flown; inflated; pretentious
(n) saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish,…
(v) to urge strongly, advise earnestly
ameliorate
(v) to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfac…
bombastic
(adj) high-sounding; high-flown; inflated; pretentious
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Chapter 9 Vocbulary: Social Stratification in the United States
caste system
class
class systems
class traits
A system in which people are born into a social standing that…
a group who shares a common social status based on factors li…
social standing based on social factors and individual accomp…
the typical behaviors,customs,and norms that define each clas…
caste system
A system in which people are born into a social standing that…
class
a group who shares a common social status based on factors li…
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
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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
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
World Studies Vocbulary 6.1/6.2
Caliph
Jihad
Shia
Sunni
The Political and religious successor to Muhammad.
A struggle in the way of God.
Muslims accept only descendents of Ali as the true rulers of…
Muslims did not all agree with Umayyad rule accepted the Umay…
Caliph
The Political and religious successor to Muhammad.
Jihad
A struggle in the way of God.
12 terms
Social studies
canyon
gorge
aqueduct
mission
canyon
gorge
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
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…
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
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…
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