3rd Grade Cards - Social

Words for students of 3rd Grade, the page is for social words (List 1), which are essential vocabulary for 3rd Grade academic classes.
 3rd Grade Cards - Social (click the card to toggle it.)
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artifact
object made by human beings; inaccurate observation, effect, or result
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ballot
printed or written ticket used in voting; act of voting; whole number of votes cast at an election
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candidate
person who is considered for something; person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor
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chronology
time sequence; arrangement of events in time
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city council
a governing body of people elected to oversee management of a city and represent the interests of residents
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civic
relating to city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society
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court
enclosed space; courtyard; uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building
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culture
all the knowledge and values shared by a society ; foster; raising of plants or animals
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currency
money; general acceptance or use
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demand
a condition requiring relief; required activity
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democracy
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
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distribution
act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
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division of labor
the assignment of different parts of a manufacturing process or task to different people in order to improve efficiency
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economics
branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
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equator
the imaginary great circle on the earth's surface, everywhere equally distant from the two poles, and dividing the earth's surface into two hemispheres
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executive
role of government which makes sure that laws are carried out; administrator
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folktale
a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
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global community
the people or nations of the world connected by modern telecommunications
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hemisphere
halves; half of a sphere bounded by a great circle
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immigrant
one who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there; non-native
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judicial
pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a judge; sanctioned or ordered by court
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laws
first five books of the Old Testament
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legislative
relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
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migrate
move from one country or region to another and settle there
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peaceful demonstration
a demonstration or street protest is action by a mass group or collection of groups of people in favor of a political or other cause
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pollution
contamination; undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated
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power
the ability or official capacity to exercise control; authority
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primary
of first rank or importance or value; essential or basic
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public meeting
open to stakeholders and the public where the government makes a formal presentation on a policy, project or issue and the public is given the opportunity to react with questions and comments
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public works
structures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks) constructed at government expense for public use
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resource
materials; abilities; available source
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rights
anything in accord with principles of justice; free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
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scarcity
a small and inadequate amount
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secondary sources
a document or recording that relates or discusses information originally presented elsewhere
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specialization
the special line of work you have adopted as your career; the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
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supply
an amount of something available for use; offering goods and services for sale
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timeline
a sequence of related events arranged in chronological order and displayed along a line, usually drawn left to right or top to bottom
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tolerant
showing respect for the rights of others; open-minded; showing capacity for endurance
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toxic waste
poisonous waste materials; can cause injury, especially by chemical means
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trade
do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase