GPV - 5th grade - SS chap 3

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  1. A ______ is a collection of lands ruled by the nation that conquered them.
    EMPIRE
  2. European kings and queens that ruled the land are also called ______.
    Monarchs
  3. The period that lasted through the 1400s and 1500s, known as "rebirth" is called the _______ period.
    Renaissance
  4. A tool used for finding direction.
    Compass
  5. A ____- _____ included a city and the surrounding area.
    city-state
  6. A ______ map gives information about a place as it was in the past.
    Historical
  7. Money left over after the goods and the costs of getting them have been paid for is called a ______.
    profit
  8. Another name for a CARTOGRAPHER is a ____.
    mapmaker
  9. An instrument used to calculate the positions of the sun, moon, and stars is a _____.
    Astrolabe
  10. Journeys of exploration = _____
    expeditions
  11. To declare as your own is to _____ the land.
    claim
  12. A narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas is called an ______.
    Isthmus
  13. A line that marks a boundary is called a line of ______.
    demarcation
  14. An agreement between nations about peace, trade or other matters is called a ____.
    treaty
  15. A ____ is a sum of money or other payment given for a particular reason.
    grant
  16. Conquistadors = ______
    conquerers
  17. The act of soldiers that ran away to save themselves was called ______.
    desertion
  18. What is the waterway along the north coast of North America connecting the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean?
    Northwest Passage
  19. The wide mouth of a river where the ocean tide flows in is called an ____.
    estuary
  20. fast moving water= ____
    rapids
  21. rebelled = ____
    mutinied
  22. company = ____
    business

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GPV - 5th grade - SS chap 3
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