5th Grade Word List - Social

Words for students of 5th Grade, the page is for social words (List 1), which are essential vocabulary for 5th Grade academic classes.
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 5th Grade: 5th Grade Word List - Social (List 1)
Articles of the Confederation
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an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution
Bill of Rights
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a statement of the rights of a class of people
Canada
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a nation in northern North America, has the longest unguarded border with the United States
Central America
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the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
civil war
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a war between factions in the same country
civilization
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the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste; a particular society at a particular time and place
command
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exercise authoritative control or power over; a position of highest authority; an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
conflict
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fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events
Constitution
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law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
consumption
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eating or drinking of something
developed region
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region that has a highly developed economy and advanced technological infrastructure
developing region
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less industrialized region, relatively low-income parts of the world
discovery
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a productive insight; compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case
federal
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of or relating to central government; national
historian
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one who is an authority on history
innovation
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introduction of something new
invention
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the creation of something in the mind; a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
judicial system
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the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
market
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place where groceries are sold; the customers for a particular product or service
Mexico
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a republic in southern North America, became independent from Spain in 1810
movement
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act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another
North America
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a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
patriotism
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love of country; devotion to welfare of one's country; virtues and actions of patriot
population
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the people who inhabit a territory or state; the number of inhabitants in a given place
production
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the act or process of producing something; the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services; the act of exhibiting in a court of law
public education
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public schools generally refer to primary or secondary schools mandated for or offered to all children without charge, funded in whole or in part by taxation
resolution
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determination; resolving to do something; formal statement of a decision
revolution
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act of revolving; motion of body round a fixed point or line; rotation; total or radical change; fundamental change in political organization
socialization
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the act of meeting for social purposes; the action of establishing on a socialist basisn. the adoption of the behavior
stock market
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an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
surplus
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remainder; more than is needed; quantity much larger than is needed; remaining
system
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organized structure for arranging or classifying
terrorism
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the calculated use of violence against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
traditional
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pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines; consisting of or derived from tradition