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succotash
A food of beans and corn cooked together.
product
Anything that is grown, made, or manufactured.
design
1)The arrangement of form, detail, and color in a building, a painting, or a weaving.
2)A drawing, plan, or sketch of something to be made.
power
1)Strength.
2)The ability to act or do, control over.
missionary
A person going out to do religious work.
bison
The buffalo of North America; an animal with a large, shaggy head, strong front legs, and short, thick, curved horns.
cupboard
A closet or cabinate with shelves to hold dishes and food items.
ancestor
A relative or family member who lived long ago.
hominy
A food made from hulled corn.
mastadon
A very large animal like an elephant that no longer lives on earth.
plaster
A soft, sticky mixture that hardens when it dries and is used for walls and ceilings.
spring
1)To leap.
2)To jump up.
3)A flow of water coming from the earth.
4)A season of the year.
kettle
A pot used for boiling liquids.
gumbo
A soup thickened with okra pods.
fringe
1)A border on a piece of clothing or cloth.
2)Something that is on the edge.
continent
One of the seven great land masses of the earth.
lard
Fat from hogs used for cooking.
game
1)A contest played according to a set of rules.
2)Wild animals, birds, and fish hunted or caught for food and sport.
chandelier
A fixture with several branches of lights, usually hanging from the ceiling.
mineral resource
Material having value that is taken from the earth.
descendant
A family member from a later generation.
artifact
A thing or object made by people.
swampland
Low-lying land that collects water and is always wet and spongy.
mammoth
A huge, hairy, elephant-like mammal with long curved tusks that no longer exists.
soybeans
A plant grown for animal food, vegetable oil, flour, and meal.
government
1)Rule over a country, state, district.
2)The system of ruling.
flatboat
A large boat with a flat bottom and squared ends, often used to float down a river.
shingles
Pieces of wood or other material that are used to cover roofs, walls, and so-forth.
climate
The average weather conditions of a particular place or region, including temperature, rainfall, wind, and sunlight.
loft
A space just below the roof of a building.
temperate
A climate that is not very hot or very cold.
moccasin
A soft leather shoe or sandal without a heel.
plains
Broad stretches of flat land.
island
An area of land that is smaller than a continent and completely surrounded by water.
archeologist
An expert in archeology who studies the people, customs, and social life of ancient times from the ruins of cities, tools, vessels, and other artifacts.
turbine
An engine or motor that is run by the force of water, steam, or air.
whitewash
A mixture of lime and water painted on walls or fences to whiten them.
canoe
A small, light boat moved by paddles.
furs
The soft hair covering the skins of certain animals.
electricity
A form of energy that can produce light, heat, and motion.
bog
Soft, wet ground.
prehistoric
Having to do with the time before people began writing down what happened in their lives.
coastline
The outline of the seashore or land along the sea or ocean.
parka
A hooded jacket worn in cold weather.
ceremony
A special form or set of acts to be done on special occasions.
license
A permit from a government allowing someone to do a certain thing.
plaza
A public square in a city or town.
boatman
A person who uses a boat or works on a boat.
shutters
Movable covers for a window, usually a pair.
merchant
A storekeeper, a person who buys and sells things.
governor
1)A person selected to be in charge of something.
2)The main leader of a state.
General Assembly
A group of people elected to make laws for a state.
constitution
The basic law or rules of government for a nation, state, or organized group.
perfumes
Liquids with the sweet smell of flowers.
compromise
A settlement of a dispute in which each side gives up some of its demands.
colony
1)A group of persons who move from their own land to start a settlement somewhere else.
2)The place or country settled by such a group.
newcomer
A person who has just come to a place.
copper
A reddish-brown metal that is an excellent carrier of electricity.
mortar and pestle
A container (mortar) and a club-shaped tool (pestle) used for grinding or pounding something into a powder.
carpenter
A person who builds houses, barns, and other things of wood.