Social Studies Vocab
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Social Studies Vocab
Social Studies Final Vocab
Beginning of Human Society:
Traditions that are passed down from
Word of Mouth
A time where people kept
The period before Written Records
Pipes and plumbing through underground, supplying water through canals.
Rich soil for farming
More than is needed
Someone who uncovers the past through digging, experimenting, uncovering clues, and discovering fossils.
A civilization that lives under a ruler, king etc.
When people undergo lack of food and nutrition.
Believing in one god.
Believing only on God (god).
A person who writes past events and records.
A type of writing that usually has lines, wedges, and indents. More than likely only Scribes knew how to use this type of "language."
A fake story that usually guides Greeks and explains the beginning of Earth for them. Also could teach children what to do and what not to do.
Ruler of Egypt that usually has the throne by being passed down through generations.
Skilled Crafter who could make statues, landmarks, paintings, and more.
Sand found at the bottom of the Nile.
A Large structure that holds tombs, possessions and possibly sarcophagus's.
Material you can write on to mark down, written events or past records.
A king with a army that usually controls a state/country/City-State.
Symbols and signs showing events, stories, and more.
Seasonal winds that blow water long distances.
A small land mass that juts out of a continent.
A system dividing people up by their families social classes.
The moral duties of a Hindu(s)
Someone who spreads religious beliefs to other people, or civilizations.
The everlasting place, afterlife, this is what will free Buddhists from the cycle of reincarnation.
A group of people whose job is to carry out government work.
Type of money that a whole civilization or group of people use.
A guide to follow in life- system of beliefs.
A type of cloth.
Closely related people of several generations, living together.
A yellow-brown soil.
Protective wall that controls water by a river.
A Land mass surrounded by three areas of water.
A city that's also a state.
A form of government which citizens govern themselves.
A social gathering where people, sell. trade, and socialize.
A widespread disease.
A place for religious acts
A period in which Alexander the Great died which caused three city states to form.
A republic is a form of government in which the people, or some significant portion of them, retain supreme control over the government.
A structure that can take water for a long distance.
Going against something.
A normal class citizen in Rome, referred to as poor by Patricians.
The higher class people in Rome.
The price goes down on a item that has more value.
Someone who works at a foreign army for money.