The first american social studies vocab

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Term Definition
Agricut farming or growing plants
Clan a group of related families
Irrigation a way of supplying water to crops with streams, ditches or pipes
Nomad a person who moves around and does not live in one place
Glacier a huge,thick sheet of slowly moving ice
Migration moving from one region to anther
Civilization a group of people living together who have systems of government, religion, and culture
Pueble the Spanish word for town
Surplus extra
Potlatch a large feast that could last for several days
Staple a main crop that is used for food
Ceremony a formal event at which people gather to express certain beliefs
Lodge a type of home that plains Indians used, mad of bark, earth and gass
Travois equipment similar to a sled , made from two

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