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SS CH2 - 1 - 5

Social Studies Chapter 2 Lessons 1 - 5 Vocabulary

A huge, thick sheet of slow moving ice Glacier
Farming or growing plants Agriculture
A group of people living together who have a system of government, religion, and culture Civilization
Spanish word for town Pueblo
Extra, salmon they dried and ate all year Surplus
A large feast that could last for several days Potlatch
A group of related families Clan
A way of supplying water to crops with streams, ditches, or pipes. Irrigation
A main crop that is used for food. Staple
A special event at which people gather to express important beliefs Ceremony
A home that Plains Indians made using bark, earth, and grass Lodge
A person who moves around and does not live in one place Nomad
Similar to a sled Travois
A large house made with wood poles and bark Long house
A type of government in which separate groups of people join together, but local leaders still make most decisions for their group. Confederation
Belts made of pieces of carefully shaped and cut seashells Wanpum
Trade goods without using money Barter
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