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Belleville High School. Economics Social Studies Starters. Economics – Social Studies Starters. Peremptory: not giving someone an opportunity to show why they should not comply. Week 1 Monday. Economics – Social Studies Starters. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Civcs Starters Activism the doctrine or practice of assertive, often militant action, such as strikes, as a means of achieving a political or social goal

Belleville High SchoolEconomics Social Studies StartersEconomics Social Studies StartersPeremptory: not giving someone an opportunity to show why they should not comply.Week 1 MondayTenacity: Persistent in maintaining, adhering to, or seeking something valued or desired Week 1 Tuesday

Economics Social Studies StartersAcute: Marked intellectual perception especially of subtle distinctions.Week 1 Wednesday

Economics Social Studies StartersInstill: To impart or teach gradually over a period of timeWeek 1 Thursday

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Yield: (in Econ) the amount of money that can be expected to be made from an investment.Week 1 Friday

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Anticipate: To give advance thought, discussion, or treatmentWeek 2 Monday Economics Social Studies StartersApproximate: Located close together; nearly correct or exact Week 2 Tuesday

Economics Social Studies StartersMediocre: Of moderate or low quality, value, ability, or performanceWeek 2 Wednesday

Economics Social Studies StartersIrascible:Marked by hot temper and easily provoked anger.Week 2 Thursday

Economics Social Studies StartersTravesty: To make a feeble or ridiculous imitation Week 2 Friday

Economics Social Studies StartersIncentives--Something that elicits a predictable behavior.

Week 3 Monday

Consumer--One that utilizes economic goods

Week 3 TuesdayFactors of production--The resources people have for producing goods and services to satisfy their wants.

Week 3 Wednesday

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Distributor--One that markets a commodity; a wholesaler

Week 3 Thursday

Supply--The act or process of filling a want or need. Also: the amount of a good/service available.

Week 3 FridayVOCAB LEGENDX = REDOW = Weak, wont happen againK = not the worst I have ever seenCHECK SYMBOL = goodPERFECT = PERFECT\

Ostracize: To exile or exclude from a group by common consentWeek 4 Monday

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Superfluous: Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary; not neededWeek 4 Tuesday

Economics Social Studies StartersOpulent: Showing in great wealth. Amply or plentifully provided for. Having a large estate or propertyWeek 4 WednesdayEconomics Social Studies Starters

Repudiation: Refusing to have anything to do with; to reject as unauthorized or as having no binding forceWeek 4 ThursdayEconomics Social Studies StartersLucrative--Producing wealth; Profitable.

Week 4 Friday

Unit 2 Journal # 1 (goes in binder)Using complete sentences (at LEAST 5):What would YOU like to learn about in economics that will be useful to YOU?Obtuse--Lacking sharpness of sensibility or intellect; difficult to comprehend; not clear or precise in thought or expression

Week 5 Monday

Subservient--Useful in an inferior capacity; serving to promote some end, subordinate Week 5 Tuesday

Staunch--To check or stop the flowing of; to stop up

Week 5 WednesdayConducive--Tending to promote or assist

Week 5 Thursday

Capitalism--An economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments, prices, production, and distribution of goods

Week 5 FridayConsumer--One that purchases and utilizes economic goods and services

Week 6 MondayCensus--A count of the population and a property evaluation; a periodic governmental count of population

Week 6 Tuesday

Factors of production--The resources people have for producing goods and services to satisfy their wants.

Week 6 Wednesday

Distributor--One that markets a commodity; a wholesaler

Week 6 Thursday

Distribution--To divide among several or many; the marketing or merchandising of commodities

Week 6 FridayCorporation--A body formed and authorized by law to act as a single person although constituted by one or more persons.

Week 7 Monday

Costs--The amount or equivalent paid or charged for something; the outlay or expenditure made to achieve an object

Week 7 TuesdayDeflation--A contraction in the volume of available money or credit that results in a general decline in prices

Week 7 Wednesday

Earning--To receive as return for work done or services rendered; to bring in by way of return

Week 7 Thursday

Excise tax--A charge on certain goods, such as alcoholic beverages, gasoline, and tobacco products.

Week 7 FridayIncentives--Something that incites or has a tendency to incite a specific action

Week 8 Monday

Monetary policy--Regulation of the money supply by the Federal Reserve System

Week 8 Tuesday Fees--A fixed charge; a sum paid or charged for a service

Week 8 Wednesday Fiscal policy--A governments decision about the amount of money it spends and the amount of money it collects in taxes.

Week 8 Thursday

Foreign policy--Plans for guiding military and economic help to other nations.

Week 8 Friday Supply--The act or process of filling a want or need

Week 9 Monday

Imports--To bring from a foreign or external source; to bring merchandise into a place or country from another country.

Week 9 Tuesday Demand--Willingness and ability to purchase a commodity or service; the quantity wanted at a specified price and time

Week 9 Wednesday Investment--The outlay of money usually for income or profit; the sum invested or the property purchased

Week 9 Thursday

Market--The course of commercial activity by which the exchange of commodities is effected; the available supply of or potential demand for specified goods or services

Week 9 Friday

Surpluses--The amount that remains when use or need is satisfied; an excess of receipts over disbursements

Week 10 Monday

Income tax--A tax on the net income of an individual or a business

Week 10 Tuesday

Loss--Failure to gain, win, obtain, or utilize; When the cost of something exceeds its selling price

Week 10 Wednesday Opportunity Cost--Benefit given up when scarce resources are used for one purpose instead of the next best purpose.

Week 10 Thursday

Ownership--The state, relation, or fact of having to hold as property; to have power or mastery over

Week 10 Friday Price--Amount of money given or set as consideration for the sale of a specified thing

Week 11 Monday Producers--one that grows agricultural products or manufactures materials into articles of use

Week 11 Tuesday Profit--The excess of returns over expenditure in a transaction or series of transactions

Week 11 Wednesday

Property taxes--A tax on land or buildings

Week 11 Thursday

Rebate--A return of a part of a payment

Week 11 Friday

Sales tax--Tax levied on the sale of goods & services that is usually a percentage of the purchase price and collected by the seller

Week 12 MondayShortages--Lack or deficit

Week 12 Tuesday Subsidy--A grant by a government to a private person or company to assist an enterprise deemed advantageous to the public

Week 12 Wednesday

Processes--A series of actions or operations conducing to an end; a continuous operation or treatment especially in manufacture

Week 12 ThursdayBig government a negative term, used to describe government programs in areas where it is believed government should not be involved

Week 12 Friday

Authority the power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge; one that is invested with this power

Week 13 Monday

Bipartisan a cooperative effort by two political parties

Week 13 Tuesday

Citizenship--The status of being a native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to protection from it

Week 13 WednesdayCity council--The legislative body of a city

Week 13 Thursday

Boom a time of economic progress

Week 13 Friday

Week 14 Monday

Candidate a person seeking an office, prize, or honorCounty--The largest territorial division for local government within a state of the United States

Week 14 Tuesday

Brief a condensation or an abstract of a larger document or series of documents

Week 14 Wednesday

Campaign an organized effort to win an election; to strive for elected office

Week 14 Thursday

Caucus an informal meeting of local party members to discuss candidates and choose delegates to the partys convention

Week 14 Friday

Candidate a person seeking an office, prize, or honor

Week 15 Monday

Caucus an informal meeting of local party members to discuss candidates and choose delegates to the partys convention

Week 15 Tuesday

Civil disobedience refusal to obey civil laws in order to induce governmental change, characterized by nonviolence

Week 15 Wednesday

Civil liberties fundamental individual rights, such as freedom of speech and religion, protected by law against unwarranted governmental or other interference

Week 15 Thursday

Coattails the power of a popular candidate to gather support for other candidates in his or her party; winning candidates are said to have coattails when they drag candidates for lower office along with them to victory

Week 15 Friday

Commerce the buying and selling of goods

Week 16 Monday

Common good good for everyone