Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

SCA 2

vocabularyy

TermDefinition
nomads who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock.
communist goverment An economic and social system envisioned by the nineteenth-century
oligarchy a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution
monarchy a form of government with a monarch at the head
direct democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide
representative democracy is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.
Brazil escarpment The Great Escarpment in Brazil is a major geological formation that runs along much of the eastern coast of Brazil south of the city of Salvador.
tyranny cruel and oppressive government or rule.
tierra fria in Latin America, tierra fría (Spanish for cold land) are mountain locations where high elevation results in a markedly cooler climate than that encountered in the lowlands at a comparable latitude.
Tierra Templada Tierra templada (Spanish for temperate land) is a pseudoclimatological term used in Latin America
Tierra Caliente Tierra caliente is a pseudo-climatological term used in Latin America to refer to those places within that realm which have a distinctly tropical climate.
equater n imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from both poles, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres and constituting the parallel of latitude 0°.
region an area or division, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries.
Climates
steppe a large area of flat unforested grassland in southeastern Europe or Siberia
tundra a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen.
tropical of, typical of, or peculiar to the tropics. "tropical countries"
savvana a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees.
mediteraninan f or characteristic of the Mediterranean Sea, the countries bordering it, or their inhabitants.
culture the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
dominant culter The dominant culture is a culture that is the most powerful, widespread, or influential within a social or political entity in which multiple cultures are present.
absolute location
Created by: cernacrystal
Popular Social Studies sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards