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5 th Grade Social Studies Ch. 8 Vocabulary. Mrs. Thornburgs version. Vocabulary Terms in 5 th Grade Social Studies Ch. 8. CorporationCompetitionMonopoly Labor UnionPersecutionStrike Ethnic GroupTenementStockyard ProgressivesSkyscraperSlum Rapid TransitMuckrakerFact - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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

  • Vocabulary Terms in 5th Grade Social Studies Ch. 8 CorporationCompetitionMonopolyLabor UnionPersecutionStrikeEthnic GroupTenementStockyardProgressivesSkyscraperSlumRapid TransitMuckrakerFactSettlement HouseOpinion

  • 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

  • What do we call a piece of information that can be proved?

  • Fact

  • What do we call a personal belief? (it expresses someones thoughts or feelings and cannot be proved)

  • Opinion