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Chapter 1 SS Vocab

TermDefinition
flow resource a resource the comes back without human help
glacier a huge area of ice that covers land and moves slowly
natural resource a material in the environment that people can use
nonrenewable resource a resource that cannot be replaced
plateau a high, flat area raised above the surrounding land
region a large area with common features
renewable resource a resource that can be replaced after it is used
archaeologist someone who uses artifacts to study the way of life of people from long ago
artifact a handmade object
culture the way of life of a group of people. It includes language, beliefs, and customs
migrate to move to a new place to live
prehistoric before the time when people wrote
clan a group of related families
conflict a disagreement
shaman a religious leader
totem a special symbol
wampum shells or beads that were strung together into belts
wigwam a dome-shaped hut made with bark, leaves, and arched poles
colony a settlement ruled by another country
surveyor a person who measures land
treaty a formal agreement between nations
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