Vocabulary: History

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Vocabulary: History
2010-09-24 09:20:32
Vocabulary History

Social Studies Vocabulary P. H13
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  1. AD
    refers to dates after Jesus's birth
  2. BC
    refers to dates before the birth of Jesus of Nazareth
  3. BCE
    refers to "Before Common Era," dates before the birth of Jesus of Nazareth
  4. CE
    refers to "Common Era," dates after Jesus's birth
  5. century
    a period of 100 years
  6. civilization
    the culture characteristic if a particular time or place
  7. climate
    the weather conditions in a certain area over a long period of time
  8. Culture
    the knowledge, beliefs, customs, and values of a group of people
  9. Custom
    a repeated practice;tradition
  10. economy
    the system in which people make and exchange goods and services
  11. era
    a period of time
  12. geography
    the study of the earth's physical and cultural features
  13. physical features
    the features of the land's surface, such as mountains and rivers
  14. politics
  15. region
    an area with one or more features that make it different from surrounding areas
  16. resources
    materials found on the earth that people need and value
  17. society
    a group of people who share common traditions
  18. trade
    the exchange of goods and services