Unit 1 Social Studies
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An area which many features are similar.
Includes the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
The peaks of the_______________have been worn down by erosion.
Covers most of the United States.
In general, the climate in the western United States___________than that in the eastern part of the country.
Many scientists think there was once a _________ that linked Asia to North America
Is an extra amount.
Native American groups in dry climates generally used very little_______.
All Native Americans depended on ____________ to survive.
is the way people use their resources to meet their needs.
What do you know about Native Americans who built and lived in tepees?
They must have been hunters, since they used skins of animals to build shelters.
What kind of climate did the Native Americans who built igloos live in?
In a very cold climate; there must have been a lot of ice and snow in their region for them to decide to use their shelters.
What can you tell about the Native Americans who build Longhouses?
They must have lived in a region where there were many forests, because they needed a lot of wood to build longhouses.
Which of these statements best describes a region?
A. It shares few of the same features.
B.It shares none of the same features.
C. It shares many unusual features.
D. It shares many of the same features.
What landform in the United States covers most of the area along the Atlantic Ocean?
A. Appalachian Mountains
D. Intermountain Range
What part of the United States is made up of the Interior Plains?
A. Central Part
B. Eastern Part
C. Western Part
D. Northwestern Part
Why is the climate near the equator usually warmer?
A. Because the sun's light falls on Earth more directly at the equator.
B. Because the tilt of the Earth changes during its orbit.
C. because the equator is closer to the sun
D.because the equator is at a low elevation.
What two major language groups lived in the Eastern Woodlands region?
A.Algonquian and Iroquoian
B.Chinook and Makah
C.Inuit and Aleut
D.Hopi and Navajo
In which landform region did Native Americans depend most on the buffalo?
A. Coastal Plains
What kind of shelter built from adobe bricks was common in the Southwest.
What kind of shelter did people of the Northwest Coast build that was similar to the shelters of the Eastern Woodlands people?
What is one way in which the Arctic and Great Plains people were alike?
A.They both depended on hunting to meet most of their needs.
B.They both lived in an extremely cold climate.
C. They both used wood to make their homes and tools.
D.They both depended on fishing and farming to survive.
How do you think their region's climate and geography affected the people of Cahokia?
- Many rivers and lakes may have provided the people with fresh drinking water and fish.
- Good soil and hot summers may have helped crops grow. However, the cold winters would have made it nessacary to build shelters and to make warm clothing.
What effect do you think trade networks had on groups of Natove Americans?
- They were able to obtain a variety of goods that they could not make or find themselves.
- These networks allowed them to get goods from faraway.
In what ways did farming lead to the devlopment of larger, more settled communities?
People had to stay in one place for long periods of time to grow their crops. A steadier supply of food allowed larger groups to live together in the same place.
In which cultural regions were whales an important resource for Native Americans?
Arctic and the Northwest Coast
In which cultural region did Native Americans use adobe as a resource to build their homes?
In what ways were most Native Americans religions similar?
- They involved the worship of many gods and spirits of nature. They included origin stories
- and ceremonies.
What is one activity that affected the kinds of goods that were avalible to Native American groups?
Trade helped goods and ideas move from village to village, sometimes over long distances.
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