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SHMS 8th SS Vocab 1

SHMS 8th Grade Social Studies Vocab 1

Hemisphere half of a circle, i.e. half of the earth; northern, southern, eastern, western
Barrier island islands along the coast that protect the shoreline from erosion caused by wind and waves
Fall line an imaginary line running east to west in Georgia where the foothills level to the plains; waterfalls occur along this line
Culture a way of life shared by people in social groups which includes religion, music, traditions, way of living, etc.
Region an area or division, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries
Geographic based on or derived from the physical features of an area
Climate general weather conditions in an area over a long period
Agriculture the science or practice of farming (cultivation of the soil for the growing crops) and the rearing of animals to provide food and other products
Economics the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services
Spanish missions Catholic missions established on Georgia's coastline; their purpose was to spread the Catholic religion as well help Spain colonize the area
Philanthropy the desire to promote the welfare of others by the donation of money to causes or institutions
Goods and services goods are items that can be touched, such as books, salt, shoes, concrete; services are activities provided by other people, such as doctors, lawn care workers, dentists, waiters, etc.
Preamble a preliminary or introductory statement that sometimes states the purpose of or justification for a document
Grievance a real or imagined wrong or cause for complaint or protest, especially unfair treatment
Declaration a formal statement or announcement
Technology machinery and equipment developed from the application of scientific knowledge
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