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S.S Vocab Ch. 1 & 2

Vocabulary for Chapters 1 and 2

The things people believe are most important in life Values
The distance east or weat of the prime meridian measured by imaginary lines that run north and south on a map or globe. Longitude
An area with common features that set it apart from other areas. Reigon
The way of life of a group of people at a particular time that includes their daily habits, beliefs, and arts. Culture
The distance north or sount of the equator measured by imaginary lines tat run east and west in the globe. Latitude
the studt of Earth Geography
A weather pattern of an area over a long period of time Climate
A physical feature such as a mountain range, plain, or plateau. Landforms
A unit of measurment describing the distance between lines of lattitued and longitude. Degree
A way of living that people practice regularly over time. Custom
Before written records were kept, people passed on their history by word of mouth or ____ _________. Oral Tradition
A written study of the past that is being based on a primary source is called a _________ ______. Secondary Source
An object made by someone in the past is an ________. Artifact
The scrapbook that Nina found in her grandfather's attic is a example of a _________ ______. Primary Source
___________ is the study of the remains of past cultures. Archaeology
_______ can be identified as the story of the past. History
The time before the development of writing is called __________. Prehistory
___________ often involves the serch for artifacts. Archaeology
Stories and legends were passed on during prehistory through _______ _______. primary sources
Arcoaeologists often dig up, or ________ historical sites. Excavate
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