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TX History Ch.1

Understanding Social Studies

TermDefinition
ERA A SPAN OF YEARS THAT MIGHT BE NAMED FOR A PARTICULAR TREND OR PATTERN OF EVENTS
CENTURY A TIME SPAN OF 100 YEARS
DECADE A TIME SPAN OF 10 YEARS
RELATIVE CHRONOLOGY THE ORDER OF EVENTS IN RELATION TO OTHER EVENTS
ABSOLUTE CHRONOLOGY THE ORDER OF EVENTS BY DATE
PHENOMENON AN EVENT THAT CAN BE OBSERVED
PREDICT TO TELL WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN IN THE FUTURE
PRIMARY SOURCE A DOCUMENT OR OBJECT WRITTEN OR CREATED DURING THE TIME OF AN EVENT
SECONDARY SOURCE A DOCUMENT OR OBJECT THAT ANALYZES A PRIMARY SOURCE
BIAS A PREFERENCE THAT PREVENTS FAIR JUDGEMENT
LANDFORM A NATURAL FEATURE OF THE LAND
CLIMATE GENERAL WEATHER PATTERN OF A PLACE OVER TIME
URBAN OF OR ABOUT THE CITY
RURAL OF OR ABOUT THE COUNTRYSIDE
ABSOLUTE LOCATION PHYSICAL LOCATION OF A PLACE; COORDINATES OR ADDRESS, 1601 S. EDMONDS STREET, LEWISVILLE, TEXAS
RELATIVE LOCATION LOCATION OF A PLACE IN RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER PLACES OR FEATURES; HE ACROSS THE STREET FROM DUNKIN DONUTS
PHYSICAL MAP SHOWS THE PHYSICAL FEATURES OF AN AREA INCLUDING LANDFORMS AND ITS WATER SYSTEMS
CARTOGRAPHERS MAPMAKERS
POLITICAL MAPS GENERALLY SHOWS EARTH'S HUMAN MADE DIVISIONS, THESE INCLUDE CAPITALS, CITIES, BOUNDARIES OF POLITICAL ENTITIES (STATES OR COUNTRIES)
THEMATIC MAP A MAP THAT SHOWS SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON A SUBJECT; EXPLORATION ROUTES, BATTLE SITES, POPULATION DENSITY
GROWTH RATE SPEED AT WHICH A POPULATION GROWS
AGE DISTRIBUTION THE STRUCTURE OF A POPULATION ACCORDING TO AGE
GOVERNMENT THE RULING AUTHORITY FOR A COMMUNITY OR SOCIETY
CONSTITUTION A DETAILED, WRITTEN PLAN OF GOVERNMENT, DESCRIBING THE NATURE, FUNCTIONS, AND LIMITS OF THE GOVERNMENT.
FEDERALISM A FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN WHICH POWER IS DIVIDED BETWEEN THE FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS
REPUBLIC THE PEOPLE ELECT REPRESENTATIVES TOMAKE THE DECISION S OF GOVERNMENT FOR THEM
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY RULE BY THE PEOPLE
LEGISLATIVE HAVING THE POWER TO MAKE LAWS
EXECUTIVE HAVING THE POWER TO ENFORCE AND CARRY OUT LAWS
JUDICIAL HAVING THE POWER TO INTERPRET AND APPLY LAWS
MONARCHY A GOVERNMENT LED BY A KING OR QUEEN
CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY SHARE THEIR POWERS WITH ELECTED LEGISLATURES AND SERVE AS CEREMONIAL LEADERS
TOTALITARIAN GOVERNMENT RULERS HAVE ABSOLUTE POWER AND PERSONAL FREEDOMS DO NOT EXIST.
COMMUNISM GOVERNMENT OWNS AND OPERATES ALL INDUSTRIES AND OTHER BUSINESSES
CITIZENS A PERSON WHO LEGALLY BELONGS TO A COUNTRY AND HAS FULL RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS OF THAT COUNTRY
SCARCITY A LACK OF GOODS OR SERVICES
LAND INCLUDES THE SURFACE OF EARTH AND ITS NATURAL RESOURCES
ENTREPRENEURSHIP THE ACT OF RUNNING A BUSINESS AND TAKING ON THE RISKS OF THAT BUSINESS
LABOR THE ABILITY OF PEOPLE TO DO WORK
ECONOMIC SYSTEM THE WAY IN WHICH PEOPLE OBTAIN WHAT THEY WANT OR NEED TO LIVE
FREE ENTERPRISE AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM IN WHICH PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES ARE MOSTLY FREE TO MAKE THEIR OWN CHOICES IN PRODUCING AND EXCHANGING GOODS AND SERVICES WITH LIMITED GOVERNMENT INTERFERENCE
DIVERSITY A VARIETY, A MIXTURE
IMMIGRATE TO PERMANENTLY MOVE TO A NEW COUNTRY
ETHIC GROUP A GROUP MADE UP OF PEOPLE WHO SHARE A COMMON LANGUAGE, HISTORY, OR PLACE OF ORIGIN
SCIENCE THE STUDY OF LIVING AND NONLIVING THINGS
TECHNOLOGY THE WAY PEOPLE USE TOOLS AND MACHINES TO EXPERIENCE OR CHANGE THE WORLD AROUND THEM.
GENERALIZATIONS ARE STATEMENTS THAT ARE BASICALLY TRUE, BASED ON THE FACTS AVAILABLE.
INFERENCES UNDERSTANDING FACTS THAT ARE NOT STATED DIRECTLY.
PLAGIARISM USING SOMEONE ELSE'S SENTENCE STRUCTURES, EVEN IF YOU CHANGE THE IMPORTANT WORDS.
CITATIONS A FORMAL LISTING OF A SOURCE
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