4th Grade Word List - Social

Words for students of 4th Grade, the page is for social words (List 1), which are essential vocabulary for 4th Grade academic classes.
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 4th Grade: 4th Grade Word List - Social (List 1)
agriculture
Speak
practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
American Indian
Speak
a member of any of the indigenous peoples of North, Central, and South America, esp. those of North America
capital resources
Speak
human-made goods, tools, machines and buildings used to produce other goods and services
coastal plain
Speak
plain adjacent to a coast
colonization
Speak
the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
colony
Speak
region politically controlled by a distant country; a dependency; a community of social insects, as ants, bees
document
Speak
provide written evidence; record in detail
economy
Speak
efficient use of resources; reduction in cost; specific type of economic system
general assembly
Speak
the supreme deliberative assembly of the United Nations; persons who make or amend or repeal laws
human resources
Speak
the personnel of a business or organization, esp. when regarded as a significant asset
immigration
Speak
migration into a place; moving into a place
industry
Speak
the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
latitude
Speak
freedom from normal restraints; angular distance north or south of the earth's equator
limited resources
Speak
natural resources that are not renewable, such as oil and coal
longitude
Speak
an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles
manufacturing
Speak
the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
Native American
Speak
any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
piedmont
Speak
the plateau between the coastal plain; a gentle slope leading from the base of a mountain to a region of flat land
recreation
Speak
activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation
republic
Speak
a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch; a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
settlement
Speak
a community of people smaller than a town; an area where a group of families live together; a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
tax
Speak
charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
technology
Speak
application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives