Social-studies meaning

Social studies is the study of history, people or society.

An example of social studies is a course you take in school where you learn about the development of cultures and the nature of people.

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A course of study including geography, history, government, and sociology, taught in secondary and elementary schools.
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The study of history, geography, civics, sociology, economics, and other social-science subjects, especially in primary and secondary school.
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A course of study, esp. in elementary and secondary schools, including history, civics, geography, etc.
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