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SS Introduction

SS Unit One

Environment Everything that surrounds us.
Ecosystem A single environment that includes all living and nonliving things in a certain area.
Region A large area with features, such as landforms and climate, that set it apart from other areas.
Climate Weather over a number of years.
Census Population count.
Immigrants People who leave one country to live in another country.
Ethnic group People who share the same customs, language, and history.
Citizens Someone who is born in a country or who becomes a member of that country by law.
Economy The way a country uses its natural resources, money and knowledge to produce goods and services.
Supply The amount of a product available at a certain price at one time.
Demand The amount of a product that people are willing to buy at a given price at any one time.
Cost-benefit decision A choice made to buy a product taking into consideration future benefits that will result from the product.
Opportunity cost The value of the second best choice when choosing between two things.
Historians People who study the past.
Artifacts Human made objects.
Culture Beliefs, customs and daily life of people in the past.
Primary sources Information that comes directly from a time period being studied.
Secondary sources Material written by a person who did not witness the event being studied.
Created by: vberge