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What is the study of the past?

History

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This is the study of the Earth, its peoples, and how they impact each other.

Geography

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People's shared beliefs, customs, traditions, etc.

Culture

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The study of the past based on what people left behind.

Archaeology

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The preserved remains or imprint of something that was alive.

Fossil

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Old objects made my humans and left behind.

Artifacts

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This is a source from a person who experienced an event.

Primary Source

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This is a source that did not experience an event and wrote about it later.

Secondary Source

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Invisible lines on the globe that run east to west or across.

Latitude

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Invisible lines on the the globe that run north to south or up and down.

Longitude

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This describes where a place is at.

Location

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This is a location with a distinct characteristic.

Place

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This is a group of places

Region

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This describes how people, goods, and ideas can move.

Movement

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This describes how humans depend on, adapt to, and modify their environment.

Human-Environment Interaction

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The study of how goods and services are produced, sold, and bought.

Economy/ Economics

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This describes limited resources.

Scarcity

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This is the amount of money left over after paying expenses.

Profit

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This is a person who starts a business.

Entreprenuer

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This economy combines elements of market and command economies.

Mixed Economy

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In this economy, the government controls nearly every aspect.

Command Economy

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In this economy, business and individuals get to freely make decisions.

Market Economy

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In this economy, habit and tradition determine exchange.

Traditional Economy

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This is the study the rights and duties of citizenship

Civics

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These are organizations that lead a country.

Governments

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In this government, everyone rules.

Democracy

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This is a type of democracy where officials are elected to represent the people.

Republic

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In this government, a small group rules.

Oligarchy

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In this government, only one person rules.

Autocracy

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This is a written plan of government.

Constitution