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SS 5th

Chapter 1 vocab

adapt to change in order to live in a new place
agriculture the system of growing crops for food
ancestor a group or family member who lived in the past
bison a large animal that once roamed the great plains
civilization a complex culture that has made advances in learning, as well as in systems of government, religion, economics, and the arts
council a decision-making body that makes decisions for the good of the group
culture a system of beliefs and ways of living that are special to a certain group, including language, religion, government and the arts
economy the system by which a group makes, uses and shares or distributes goods and services
government the system by which nations and other groups make laws and carry out the affairs of citizens
hunter-gatherer someone who hunts animals and collects wild plants for food
irrigation the practice of bringing water to fields, usually by means of ditches and channels
league a group made up of different nations that share the same goals
migrate to move
nomad a person who travels from place to place in order to survive
Created by: rmayfield