social studies

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Origin of social studies

First recorded in 1925–30
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Related Words for social studies

geography, government, history, civics, sociology

British Dictionary definitions for social studies

social studies

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the study of how people live and organize themselves in society, embracing geography, history, economics, and other subjects
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