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U2 SS Vocabulary

Social Studies Vocabulary

TermDefinition
settlement The settling of persons in a new country or place; a colony especially in its early stages; a small community, village, or group of houses in a thinly populated area; a place where people live
influence (noun) The capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc. of others (verb) To sway or affect someone or something
Native American A person born in the United States
development Growth; progress
Poverty Point A state historic site located in northeastern Louisiana
legacy Anything handed down from the past as an ancestor or predecessor
historical Of, pertaining to, treating, or characteristic of history or past events
adapt To change the way you do something
region A large land area with special features that it different from other areas
established To found, build, or bring into being on a firm or stable basis
economic Pertaining to the production, distribution, and use of income, wealth, and commodities
trade Buying or selling of goods and services
barter To trade by exchange of commodities rather than by the use of money
inhabitants A person or animal that inhabits (lives) a place, especially as a permanent resident
geography The study of Earth and the ways people use it
culture A way of life shared by a group of people (their language, music, religion, food, clothing, and holidays)
contribute To give (time, money, knowledge, assistance) to a common supply, fund, etc.
impact To have an impact or affect (change)
artifact Something that was made or used by people in the past
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