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