5 th Grade Ch.8 Social Studies Vocabulary

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5 th Grade Ch.8 Social Studies Vocabulary. Mrs. Thornburgs version. What do we call unfair treatment or punishment?. Persecution. What do we call a very tall building?. Skyscraper. What do we call a poor, crowded part of the city?. Slum. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • 5th Grade Ch.8 Social Studies VocabularyMrs. Thornburgs version

  • What do we call unfair treatment or punishment?

  • Persecution

  • What do we call a very tall building?

  • Skyscraper

  • What do we call a poor, crowded part of the city?

  • Slum

  • What do we call a fenced area where large numbers on animals, such as pigs and cattle, are kept until they are used as food for moved someplace else?

  • Stockyard

  • What do we call a company that has no competition?

  • Monopoly

  • What do we call a system of trains used to move people around a city?

  • Rapid transit

  • What do we call a group of people who share a culture or language?

  • Ethnic Group

  • What do we call someone who points out unpleasant truths?

  • Muckraker

  • What do we call a business in which many people own shares, or parts, of the business?

  • Corporation

  • What do we call a poorly built apartment building?

  • Tenement

  • What do we call it when more than one business tries to sell the same goods or services?

  • Competition

  • What do we call a time when workers refuse to work?

  • Strike

  • What do we call a community center for people in cities?

  • Settlement house

  • What do we call an organization of workers that tries to improve pay and working conditions for its members?

  • Labor Union

  • What do we call reformers who wanted to make cities and factories cleaner and safer?

  • Progressives