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Chapter 2: Communities Are
    Different and Alike
   Lesson 1: Different Types of
         Communities
Key Vocabulary Terms
population
urban
suburb
rural
               population
• Total number of people living in a certain
  place.
                  urban
• Cities with large populations and many
  buildings.
                 suburb
• Community located at the edge of a big
  city.
                   rural
• A place that has few people and is
  surrounded by countryside.
Lesson 2: A Community at Different
             Times
Key Vocabulary Terms
history
mission
religion
fort
transportation
                  history
• The study of the past.
                 mission
• A place where people teach their religion
  to others.
                 religion
• A belief about God or gods.
            transportation
• A way to move people and supplies from
  place to place.
                   fort
• An area or buildings surrounded by walls
  and used by soldiers.
  Lesson 3: Communities Share
          Many Things
Key Vocabulary Terms
culture
custom
tradition
settler
national holiday
                  culture
• The way of life of a group of people.
                custom
• Something that members of a group do
  often.
                tradition
• An important activity that has been passed
  along over time.
                settler
• A person who moves to a new place and
  makes a home.
           National holiday
• A day set aside to celebrate an event or to
  honor a person special to our country.

				
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