4th Grade Social Studies Unit 4 Southeast region test
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What do we call the French settler in Louisiana?
Name some people who were leaders in the Civil Rights movement...
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Ralph Abernathy
- Rosa Parks
What was the most important crop in this region in the 1800's?
What was the journey the Native Americans were forced to take to Oklahoma so the early settlers could have their land?
Trail of Tears
What do we call a tourist who comes to the Southeast to escape the cold.
Why did the Africans come to America?
They were forced to so they could become slaves.
After the Civil War ended in 1860 the African Americans still had this problem in the south, what was it?
They were discriminated against.
What is the oldest settlement in this country where Spanish explorers settled?
Describe the climate in most of the Southeast states.
Warm or hot summers and mild winters.
Name the Native American tribes that settled in this area.
A factory which turns crude oil into useful products such as heating oil, gasoline, plastic, and paint.
A form of language spoken in a certain place by a certain group of people.
The practice of keeping racial groups separate.
The settlement in Virginia the English explorers set up in 1607.
Name 3 leading crops grown in this area today.
- Any of these will do...
- sweet potatoes
Name 3 different kinds of music this region is known for...
- Any 3 of these will do...
- rock n roll
A wall of earth built along a river to keep the river from overflowing onto the land.
A fuel, commonly called oil, that forms underground from dead plants.
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.
Name 2 important industries in this area today.
- Any of the following will do...
- paper factories
- furniture factories
- car factories
- soft drinks factories
Resources that are easy to reproduce or grow back quickly like...trees, cotton, tobacco, and other plants.
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.
What is the very high land just beyond the foothills called?
Mountains (Part of the Appalachians)
What are the two bodies of water found outlining this region called?
Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico
This island is made from the bones of coral and the tiny sea animals and it rises above the ocean surface.
This island is from underground rocks pushing together and being force upwards.
What is the second largest river in North America that runs through this area?
How many levels of land are found in this region?
What is the lowland by the coast line called? It has very fertile soil, good for farming.
What is the land containing a few hills just by the coastal plain called?
Piedmont or foothills
What land formation does this region have a lot of?
Swamps or wetlands because of the low land and the amount of rain.
What is the highest point in the Appalachian Mountains found in North Carolina?
What is a peninsula?
Land with water on 3 sides
Which Southeast state is a peninsula?
The capital of Mississippi
The capital of Georgia
The capital of North Carolina
The capital of Alabama
The capital of Florida
The capital of South Carolina
The capital of West Virginia
The capital of Tennessee
The capital of Virginia
The capital of Kentucky
The capital of Arkansas
The capital of Louisiana
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