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social studies vocabulary
s.s. chap 2
*a line on a map that shows where a state or nation ends
* borders of a nation or where a nation ends
The place where
Where are the Himalaya Mountains? What is special about them?
They are in
They are the
HIGHEST mountains in the world
What is a
It is a
MODEL OF THE EARTH
It shows the
true shapes of the oceans and continents better than a map
A person who starts a
William Edwards was a founder of Eagle.
How has the settlement,
, stayed the
1. People still live and work there.
2. They raise their families there.
The countryside that is
away from cities and large towns.
*farmland would be considered rural.
How has the settlement, EAGLE,
1. There are more people.
2. There are more stores and businesses.
3. There are more jobs.
What does the word
History is the story of what has happened in a place.
What is an
An ANCESTOR is someone in a person's family that lived long ago.
A great-grandmom or great grandfather are examples of ancestors.
What does it mean to be a
A Capital city is a city in which
meet at work.
What is bigger than a
What do you call someone who helps settle a new land?
What were the first people to live in what is now Eagle, Colorado called?
When did miners
in the mountains of Colorado?