4th Grade Social Studies Unit 4 Southeast region test

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  1. What do we call the French settler in Louisiana?
    Cajuns
  2. Name some people who were leaders in the Civil Rights movement...
    • Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • Ralph Abernathy
    • Rosa Parks
  3. What was the most important crop in this region in the 1800's?
    Cotton
  4. What was the journey the Native Americans were forced to take to Oklahoma so the early settlers could have their land?
    Trail of Tears
  5. What do we call a tourist who comes to the Southeast to escape the cold.
    Snowbird
  6. Why did the Africans come to America?
    They were forced to so they could become slaves.
  7. After the Civil War ended in 1860 the African Americans still had this problem in the south, what was it?
    They were discriminated against.
  8. What is the oldest settlement in this country where Spanish explorers settled?
    St. Augustine
  9. Describe the climate in most of the Southeast states.
    Warm or hot summers and mild winters.
  10. Name the Native American tribes that settled in this area.
    • Creek,
    • Cherokee
    • Seminole
    • Choctaw
  11. A factory which turns crude oil into useful products such as heating oil, gasoline, plastic, and paint.
    Refinery
  12. A form of language spoken in a certain place by a certain group of people.
    Dialect
  13. The practice of keeping racial groups separate.
    Segregation
  14. The settlement in Virginia the English explorers set up in 1607.
    Jamestown
  15. Name 3 leading crops grown in this area today.
    • Any of these will do...
    • cotton
    • tobacco
    • sweet potatoes
    • peaches
    • pecans
    • oranges
    • peanuts
  16. Name 3 different kinds of music this region is known for...
    • Any 3 of these will do...
    • jazz
    • bluegrass
    • blues
    • zydeco
    • rock n roll
    • soul
    • country
  17. A wall of earth built along a river to keep the river from overflowing onto the land.
    Levee
  18. A fuel, commonly called oil, that forms underground from dead plants.
    Petroleum
  19. This island is formed when the ocean waves drop tons of sand along the coast acting like a wall to protect the mainland from the ocean waves.
    Barrier
  20. Name 2 important industries in this area today.
    • Any of the following will do...
    • electronics, 
    • computers
    • paper factories
    • furniture factories
    • car factories
    • soft drinks factories
    • tourism
  21. Resources that are easy to reproduce or grow back quickly like...trees, cotton, tobacco, and other plants.
    Renewable Resources
  22. Resources which take 100's to 1000's of years to reproduce and when they are gone we will not see them again.  Like...oil, coal, iron ore, and other minerals.
    Nonrenewable Resources
  23. What is the very high land just beyond the foothills called?
    Mountains (Part of the Appalachians)
  24. What are the two bodies of water found outlining this region called?
    Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico
  25. This island is made from the bones of coral and the tiny sea animals and it rises above the ocean surface.
    Keys
  26. This island is from underground rocks pushing together and being force upwards.
    Puerto Rico
  27. What is the second largest river in North America that runs through this area?
    Mississippi River
  28. How many levels of land are found in this region?
    3 levels
  29. What is the lowland by the coast line called?  It has very fertile soil, good for farming.
    Coastal plain
  30. What is the land containing a few hills just by the coastal plain called?
    Piedmont or foothills
  31. What land formation does this region have a lot of?
    Swamps or wetlands because of the low land and the amount of rain.
  32. What is the highest point in the Appalachian Mountains found in North Carolina?
    Mount Mitchell
  33. What is a peninsula?
    Land with water on 3 sides
  34. Which Southeast state is a peninsula?
    Florida
  35. The capital of Mississippi
    Jackson
  36. The capital of Georgia
    Atlanta
  37. The capital of North Carolina
    Releigh
  38. The capital of Alabama
    Montgomery
  39. The capital of Florida
    Tallahassee
  40. The capital of South Carolina
    Columbia
  41. The capital of West Virginia
    Charleston
  42. The capital of Tennessee
    Nashville
  43. The capital of Virginia
    Richmond
  44. The capital of Kentucky
    Frankfort
  45. The capital of Arkansas
    Little Rock
  46. The capital of Louisiana
    Baton Rouge

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