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Social Studies Ch. 1 Vocabulary

Terms

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Migration
A movemet of people from one place to another.
Glacier
A huge sheet of ice.
band
A small group of people that work together and do activities.
nomad
a wanderer who who has no settle home
theory
A possible explanation for something
culture
A people's way of life
archaeologist
A sincentist who who stuides people's culture from long long ago
artifact
An object that early people had made
evidence
proof
origin story
a story that tells of a people's belifesabout the world and their place in it
technology
The use of scientific knowledge or tools to make or do somthing
extinct
No longer living,like a kind of animal that died out
agriculture
Farming
maize
corn
religion
Beliefs about gods or god
tribe
A group made up of many bands of people with a shared culture of land
surplus
More than as needed
specialize
To work mostly on one job that could be done well
civilization
A culture that has develop forms of goverment, religion, and learning
temple
A place of worship
pyramid
A building with three or more trianguler shaped sides that slant towards the point at the top
cultural diffusion
the spread of a culture from one place o an other
earthwork
a mound, or hill of earth, thhat people have built
pueblo
A group of adboe houses that the Anasazi and other pueblo people lived in
adobe
A mix of sand and straw that is dried into bricks
mesa
a high flat topped hill
drought
a long dry spell
kiva
a speacil underground room where the anasazi held religous services

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