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5 Topics of Social Studies

Themes of Social Studies
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Bill Haagsma

on 28 August 2014

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Transcript of 5 Topics of Social Studies

5 Topics of Social Studies
History
Geography
Government
Culture
It is the record of the past.
"History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illuminates reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity." Cicero
We study History using primary documents
Geography is the study of people, places, and the environment
5 Themes of Geography: (
MR HELP
)

M
ovement: How people (and animals), goods, and ideas move

R
egion:an area that has a definable characteristic

H
uman
E
nvironmental Interaction: Considers how people change and are changed by the natural environment

L
ocation:Tells where a place is

P
lace: Considers an area's distinguishing characteristics




Economics studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. What kind of economy does the
United States have?
Economics
What does government do?
Government makes laws,makes sure
they are carried out and settles
disputes about them.
Two types of government:
Limited Government
Unlimited Government
More individual freedom
(such as the U.S.)
Less individual freedom. More government control

Culture consists of:
1.Beliefs
2.Customs
3.Laws
4.Art
5.Ways of Living
6.Language
7.Music
8.Etc.

If a group shares some of the following things they have a culture
What are some traits of your culture?
What is Social Studies?
(Is it just another name
for History Class?

The Constitution
of the United States
Newspapers
Letters
Journals
Official documents
8th grade has history class but...
7th grade has Social Studies!
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