South Carolina Social Studies Glossary


Did you know that the SC Department of Education publishes its own glossary of Social Studies words? Many of the words are now defined in the StudySC SC Glossary. Do you know the definition of industrialization, place, and monarchy?

Here are the answers:

industrialization (n)
- the growth of machine production and the factory system. The process of introducing manufacturing into countries or regions where most of the people are engaged in primary economic activities

monarchy (n)
- government in which political power is exercised by a single ruler under the claim of divine or hereditary right

place (n)
- a location having distinctive characteristics that give it meaning and character and distinguish it from other locations