unit 1 Social Studies

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unit 1 Social Studies
2013-10-08 14:13:10
Social Studies

Unit 1 vocab and test answers
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  1. An area in which many features are similar
  2. Includes the United States, Canada, and Mexico
    North America
  3. The peaks of the ________ have been worn down by erosion
    Appalachian Mountains
  4. Covers most of the United States
  5. In general the climate of the western United States is ________ than the Eastern part of the country.
  6. Many scientists think there was once a ________that linked Asia to North America
    land bridge
  7. is an extra amount
  8. Native Americans groups in dry climates generaly used very little _________.
  9. All Native AMericans depends on ______ ______to survive.
    natural resources
  10. is the way people use their resources to meet their needs
  11. 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
  12. What kind of climate did the Native Americans who built igloos live in
    in very cold climate ; there must have been a lot of ice and snow in their region for them to decide to use those materials to build their shelters.
  13. What can you tell about Native Americans who build longhouses.
    they must have lived in a region were there were many forests because they needed a lot of wood to build longhouses
  14. Which of these statments 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 share many of the same features
  15. What landform in the United States covers most of the area along the Atlantic Ocean?
    A.Appalachian Mountains
    B.Coastal plains
    C. Interior plains
    D. Intermountain region
  16. 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
  17. Why is the climate near the equator usually warmer.
    A. because the suns light falls on the 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.
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  18. What two major language groups lived in the Eastern Woodlands region
    A.inut and aleut
    B. Aloquin and Iroqouian
    C.Chinook and makah
    D.Hopi and navajo
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  19. In which landform region did the Native Americans depend most on for buffalo.
    A.Coastal Plains
    B.Appalachian Mountains
    C.Great Plains
    D.Rocky Mountains
  20. What kind of shelter is built from adobe bricks was common in the Southwest.
    B. igloos
    D.tents of sealskin
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  21. What kind of shelter did people of the Northwest Coast build that was simular to the shelters of the Woodlands
  22. What is one way in which the Arctic and Great Plains peoples were alike?
    A.They both lived in an exremely cold climate.
    B.They both depended on hunting to meet most  of their needs
    C.They both depended on fishing and farming to survive.
    D.they both used wood to make their homes and tools.
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  23. ________ Inuit                            A.igloo
    ________Iroquois                        B.Cahokia
    ________Ancient Puebloan           C.Mexico
    ________Olmec                          D.Adobe
    ________Mound Builders              E.League
    • A
    • E
    • D
    • C
    • B
  24. How do you think their regions 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 neccessary to build shelters and to make warm clothing.
  25. What effect do you think trade networks had on groups of Native 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.
  26. In what way did farming lead to the develoment of larger, more settled communities.
    People had to stay in one place  for longer periods of time to grow their crops. A steadier supply of food allowed larger groups to live together in the same place.
  27. In which cultural regions were whales an important resource for Native Americans?
    Arctic and the Northwest coast.
  28. In which culutral region did Native Americans use Adobe as a resource for Native Americans to build their homes?
  29. In what ways were most Native Americans religions similar?
    They involved the worships of many gods and spirits of nature.  They include origin stories and ceremonies.
  30. What is one activity that effected the kinds of goods that were available to Native Americans?
    Trade helped goods and ideas move from village to village, sometimes over long distances.